If you want a selection of the best dog sitters in Massachusetts to review, we’ve featured 10 in the list below.
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With Wannagoout?, your pup will enjoy themselves so much they won’t even realize you’re gone. Their team offers professional pet-sitting, overnight stays, and dog/puppy walks for their furry clients right across Boston. Owner and operator Jen is a committed dog lover who will always ensure the health and safety of your pup.
They offer overnight stays for pups who don’t like to be left alone. Each visit includes lots of walking, playtime, and general attention. This starts at $70/24-hour period, and an extra $15 can be added for additional dogs. Overnight stays with puppies start at $85. Contact Wannagoout? Dog Walking & Pet Sitting to learn more.
2. On Call Pet Sitting of Worcester (Worcester)
On Call Pet Sitting was initially opened in Maryland but has now spread across several US states and operates across Worcester, MA. On Call Pet Sitting is insured through Petcare Insurance and is a member of Pet Sitters International. Founder Steven is a dedicated pet lover who understands that you need to know your pup is in safe hands when you can’t be there.
On Call Pet Sitting offers a range of services, including overnight stays with your dog or cat, dog walking, visits for feeding and socialization, dog boarding at their own facility, and more. Prices vary depending on the number of animals being looked after, the service you have requested, the length of time you will be away, and whether any additional services are required. Contact On Call Pet Sitting for a pricing estimate.
3. Daragan’s Dog Care (Springfield)
Daragan’s Dog Care is based in Springfield, MA, and was founded by Annemarie over six years ago. Annmarie and the team at Daragan’s Dog Care offer a great range of services and will treat your dog as one of their own.
Services include dog walking, training, and boarding, as well as dog sitting. Their dog sitting is always done with the utmost care, and you can rest assured that your pup is in safe hands. They take care of your dog at their own facility, but they also include pick-up and drop-off of your pup – perfect for the times when you’re away from home. Contact Daragan’s Dog Care for pricing details.
4. TLK Pet Care and Dog Walking (Cambridge)
TLK Pet Care and Dog Walking is based in Cambridge, MA, and offer a range of pup-centric services to dogs across Watertown, Belmont, and Waltham. Founder Cheryl has been running TLK Pet Care since 1989 and has a BS degree in pre-vet studies. She also worked at the Watertown Animal Hospital and has 13 years of experience as a vet tech, and later hospital manager.
TLK Pet Care and Dog Walking offers pet sitting from 7am to 7pm 7 days a week. They can visit your pup 1-3 times a day, but do not provide overnight boarding. Their visits do include meals for your pup, fresh water, monitoring your pup’s health, watering plants if necessary, and whatever else you may need. Contact TLK Pet Care and Dog Walking for more details.
5. Bark Avenue (Lowell)
Bark Avenue operates throughout the greater Lowell area and has been providing pet care to pups for over a decade. The team at Bark Avenue is happy to care for pups of all breeds, ages, and sizes, and will ensure your dog is well cared for in your absence.
At Bark Avenue, dog sitting is offered in 30-minute, 20-minute, or 15-minute visits. 30-minute visits start at $22 and include an on-leash walk or yard play, plus feedings and medication administration. 20-minute visits start at $18, and 15-minute visits start at $15. Contact the team at Bark Avenue to get started.
6. The Urban Leash (Boston)
The Urban Leash has a convenient central-Boston location and offers dog sitting services to pups right across the city. Their team of passionate dog lovers has over 15 years of pet caring experience and can cater for pups who are timid, anxious, or extra rambunctious! The Urban Leash is fully bonded and insured, and all carers are CPR and First Aid Certified.
The Urban Leash does not offer overnight pet sitting but provides daytime visits to provide your dog with all the love, exercise, and snacks they need. Your dog is never walked in groups, only solo, to maximize attention and minimize distractions. Contact The Urban Leash to learn more about their dog sitting services.
7. Sallywag’s Pet Services (Worcester)
Based in Worcester, Sallywag’s Pet Services offers care for dogs, cats, and even birds. They service all areas of Worcester County and offer personalized care for your pup in the comfort of your own home. All carers are bonded, insured, and pet CPR trained.
Dog sitting is available in 30-minute increments and starts at $21. Overnight care is also available – a carer can stay in your home and look after your pup all night for your peace of mind. Prices vary depending on the length of the stay – contact Sallywag’s Pet Services to learn more.
8. Fresh Air Pet Services (Springfield)
Fresh Air Pet Services operates across West Springfield and Agawam, MA. Owner Kate is passionate about dogs and offers personalized care to each dog she is looking after. She is Pet First Aid and CPR certified through Pet Tech’s rigorous PetSaver system. She specializes in Greyhound care but can look after dogs of most breeds.
Services at Fresh Air include a 20-minute stay and play visit, which starts at $20 and includes dog-sitting and housesitting duties including a private walk for your pup or a drive to the park, attention, fresh water, meals/treats, and a quick wellness check. Additional services are also offered – Contact Fresh Air Dog Services for more details.
9. Elliot’s House Pet Care & More (Cambridge)
The team at Elliot’s House Pet Care & More has lots of experience when it comes to looking after dogs in Cambridge, MA. Their handlers are each very passionate about animals and would love to care for your pup while you’re out of town.
Elliot’s House offers a range of services for dogs, including dog sitting in your home. Their carers can stay overnight with your dog for your added peace of mind. Each visit includes an evening and a morning walk, food, and potty breaks. Contact Elliot’s House Pet Care & More to get started.
10. Crazy Canines, Inc (Lowell)
Based in Lowell, MA, Crazy Canines offers both on-site and in-house dog sitting. They have a team of trainers, carers, and walkers who all love dogs and will take good care of your pup while you’re out of town or busy.
A Crazy Canines staff member can come to your house during the day and walk your pup, as well as provide them with fresh water, food, and lots of cuddles. They offer 10 or 20-minute daily walks and can be flexible to suit you and your pup’s schedule. They also provide a $65 tuck-in, which includes outside time before bed, an early morning wake-up, and two visits throughout the day. Contact Crazy Canines for more details.
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