Dog Boarding in University Heights, Newark

Find a loving dog sitter to watch your dog overnight at your sitter's home.

1. Suely

Pooch Paradise: West Orange

West Orange, NJ, 07052

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

47 repeat clients

"We were very happy when we first met Suely D and her family and George, our sometimes skittish beagle, immediately felt at home when we did our initial inter... (more)"

2. Gina

Flexible Schedule & Fenced-in Yard!

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Gina is the most caring and professional pet sitter I know and I would recommend her to anyone who needs a pet sitter. She cares for everyone’s pet as if the... (more)"

3. Diane

Sassy Girl Pet Sitting

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

19 repeat clients

"Diane was wonderful and very responsive to any messages or questions. She send risky picture updates and provided wonderful care for our guy. (more)"

4. Nathalie

Ruby Slippers just like home

Hillside, NJ, 07205

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

96 repeat clients

"Nathalie was great! This was my first time using this site, so I had my reservations. However, I felt 100% comfortable leaving my pet with her. Nathalie prov... (more)"

5. Lisa & PJ

Highly energetic, animal-loving duo

Montclair, NJ, 07042

Dog Boarding

3 repeat clients

"Lisa and PJ were great! They invited us over before the actual boarding date so that everyone could get acquainted first, and this really seemed to help my d... (more)"

6. Bryson

DoggyVacation-Home FT

Montclair, NJ, 07042

Dog Boarding

38 repeat clients

"Bry and J took excellent care of Prince! They sent pics and videos to let me know what he was up to and were very easy to communicate with. Prince had a gr... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
7. Amarilis

Amarilis's Dog Boarding

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

31 repeat clients

"Amarilis was excellent with Sparky. I want her to take care of Sparky again on my next vacation. She was able to extend her the love to my Sparky as I could ... (more)"

8. Em

Fenced Yard and Extended Stays!

South Orange, NJ, 07079

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care

3 repeat clients

"Mookie loved her long weekend with Em!!! We got to see many pics and videos of her stay and she arrived home tired and calm. Thanks so much Em!!! (more)"

9. Benjamin

Ben G! Glen Ridge's Best Boarding

Glen Ridge, NJ, 07028

Dog Boarding, Doggy Day Care

6 repeat clients

"Our dog Snowy seemed to enjoy staying with Benjamin and Rhonda, which confirmed our initial feeling during the 'Meet and Greet' that he'd be in good hands. ... (more)"

10. Shailla

Welcome to my doggy family

Kearny, NJ, 07032

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

4 repeat clients

"Shaill was very professional and attentive to my dog. She provided daily updates and photos. She genuinely cared for my dog like it was her own. (more)"

11. Sk

Kind and caring dog lover!

Harrison, NJ, 07029

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Sarakate was so sweet and welcoming! We felt relieved to have found her on such short notice for our dog. I loved that she blew up an air mattress just for o... (more)"

12. Raj

Dog person here

East orange, NJ, 07017

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

37 repeat clients

"From my first meeting with Raj, I could tell he was a responsible and caring dog sitter. He is very responsive, flexible, kind and most importantly, loves do... (more)"

Confirmed Memorial day Availability
13. Jhensen

Your Dog's True Pal

Weequahic, Newark, NJ, 07112

Dog Boarding

22 repeat clients

"Left my pet Laura for the first time at boarding , he took very good care of her , he is very quick to respond and patient to answer all your queries..He eve... (more)"

14. Alice

Home full time with fenced in yard!

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

"Alice is absolutely terrific! Our dog AJ was in great hands. She sent us photos, video and texts to keep us updated and to show us how he was spending his ... (more)"

15. Keish

Last minute 24 hour Pet care !!

West Side, Newark, NJ, 07103

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

22 repeat clients

"It's obvious right away that Keish loves what she does. Communication is great and she gives daily updates or more if requested. She's found herself regula... (more)"

16. Yuan

Caring dog sitter

Harrison, NJ, 07029

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

13 repeat clients

"Upon meeting Yuan we knew that she was the one to watch our dog while we were away. Yuan went above and beyond to be accommodating and sent daily photos and ... (more)"

17. Laissa

Responsible & Lovable Dog Walker!

Kearny, NJ, 07032

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"If you would like someone who will care for your dogs with as much love as yourself, look no further. I have a Siberian Husky and a Shiba Inu at home who abs... (more)"

18. Lauren

Dog lover with flexible schedule

Central Business District, Newark, NJ, 07102

Dog Boarding, House Sitting, Drop-In Visits, Dog Walking

"Lauren spoiled our pup with long walks and lots of attention. We were not sure she wanted to come home to us. Communication and coordination were very easy. (more)"

19. Shivarah

I love animals and flexible in time

Weequahic, Newark, NJ, 07112

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

8 repeat clients

"Shivarah was excellent with my Ivy Pearl. I felt totally comfortable and assured from the moment I met her. Ivy was calm and at ease as well. Shivarah sent p... (more)"

20. Mayra

Graduate student and pet lover

North Ironbound, Newark, NJ, 07105

Dog Boarding, Drop-In Visits, Doggy Day Care, Dog Walking

2 repeat clients

"Mayra is a very considerate, thorough, responsible and flexible boarder or pet sitter. My dog stayed with her and when I picked him up I could tell he was no... (more)"

Dog owners in University Heights, Newark, NJ turn to dog sitters on Rover for their dog boarding needs. Over 23 pet owners have reviewed dog sitters in Newark, giving them an average rating of 5.0/5. Dog boarding can be affordable, no matter where you live or what your price range may be. Curious about how much dog boarding costs in Newark with Rover.com? Check out our average dog boarding rates near you to get an idea before getting a conversation started with a dog sitter on Rover. When you leave your dog with a sitter you've connected with on Rover, you can relax, knowing your dog will be treated like family.

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