DogVacay: Dog Boarding with Trusted, Local Pet Sitters

Pet sitters board pooches in their own homes or stay with them at the dog's home
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Dog boarding: Dog lovers seeking dog boarding in Naples, FL go to Rover for their pet care needs. With Rover, it's easy to find loving in-home pet boarding right in your neighborhood. Plus, your dog isn't in a lonely kennel - they're in a caring home just like yours, getting the one-on-one attention they deserve. You can discover, book, and pay for overnight dog boarding all on Rover's easy-to-use site or app. When you book and pay on Rover, you can enjoy benefits like premium insurance, 24/7 support, a secure way to pay, and adorable daily photo updates.
And what is worse, is some of the people who board dogs in their home might be building a business that isn’t sustainable.
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Looking for activity suggestions for your dog sitter (or for yourself)? Tucson AZ, though known for its stifling heat and desert drought, is home to many great places for dogs (and dog lovers). For everyday fun and frolicking in The Old Pueblo, your dog and their dog sitter can visit sixteen off-leash dog parks from the Christopher Columbus Dog Park to the McDonald Off-Leash Park. Stop by Dogtoberfest each October and sit back as your pooch paints, runs, and simply has (or fetches) a ball. Also, at the city's November Pet Expo, your little Picasso can point out all the must-have toys. No matter the season, your dog will have a blast when you book in-home boarding on Rover. Follow our dog adventures on Facebook at Right at Home Dog Boarding (or /rightathomePDX)
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As the pet population and spending continues to grow, dog owners have more options for vacation care than ever. According to the American Pet Products Association, . The , and from 2010 to 2020 the number of animal care and service workers is . So if your go-to move is usually traditional kennel boarding, it may be time to consider another option — in-home boarding.In-home pet boarding services offer dogs individual attention, regular walks, trips to the park, and the opportunity to socialize with other dogs in the household. They can also keep up with your pet’s regular routine — including eating schedules, bathroom breaks, grooming necessities, and daily exercise requirements — so your pooch has less anxiety while you’re away. If your pup isn’t the easiest to handle, you can even opt for in-home pet boarding with a professional trainer!Most in-home boarding sites are free to browse, and they perform background checks on canine hosts to ensure they are qualified to watch your dog. When a pet owner finds a sitter or host that’s a match, they work with the service to connect with sitter and ensure that the potential dog watcher is a good fit for Fido, based on location, personality and daily routine. Payment is worked out through the service, and the pet parent brings the pooch over to the host’s house before they leave for vacation.Rather than being left home alone all day with a short visit from a sitter, or being kenneled in a lonely, sterile dog run or cat condo, the pet is welcomed into the boarder’s home, she said.Hirschhorn adds that DogVacay isn’t just about connecting owners and sitters, but also ensuring quality through pet sitter reference checks, reviews, phone interviews, online training, and insurance policies (for both pet sitters and pooches). “During the pet owners’ time away, we also provide them with a daily email updates that include a picture of their dog,” says Hirschhorn. The in-home dog boarding service also provides a no cost, no obligation meet and greet for the pet and potential sitter to see if it will be a good fit.Pete, one of the author’s three rescue dogs, trusts only a few people, but he got along great at the in-home pet boarder’s house. Courtesy of Wendy Bedwell-Wilson