Dog boarding near me

Do you want to have someone take care of your dog while you’re away? That’s an excellent idea. It’s a very flexible dog sitting solution and has lots of benefits compared to dog kennels. Read on to learn more about dog boarding near you.

Types of dog boarding services near you

There are several options available near you if you’re considering boarding your dog while you’re away. The trick is to find the one that works best for your dog and that fits your budget. Not all dogs are comfortable staying with other dogs, especially if they’re shy or disabled. Remember to think carefully about the options before booking.

Dog boarding at someone else’s house

If you can, why not turn to someone close to you? Your family, friends or a neighbour may be happy to keep an eye on your pet while you are away. Entrusting your dog to someone you know is usually the easiest option and you don´t need to worry about a stranger coming into your home. It also makes things easier for your dog as he probably already knows the person.

Dog boarding with a host family

If you can’t have someone you know to come to your house and take care of your pet while you’re away, if you’re not feeling comfortable with having a stranger live at your place during your absence or if a kennel doesn’t feel right for you, then dog boarding with a host family near you is what you need! Your pet will live with and will be looked after by an experienced pet sitter. But remember to start looking for the right person as soon as you can.


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Dog boarding in your house

Provided you’re comfortable with having someone you do not know live in your house while you’re away, this is the best option. Nothing changes for your dog: same habits, same routine, same familiar places. In-home dog boarding is a good option to consider if your dog is shy, has special needs or doesn’t get on well with other pets.

Dog boarding facilities

Dog kennels are handy when you can’t have a pet sitter come to look after your pet at home or if no relatives can help you out. You can find this type of facility near you with a simple online search. They cater to all budgets and range from the most basic services to the most luxurious dog hotels. As these facilities usually have multiple dogs staying with them, your dog must be the social type that gets on well with his four-legged compatriots.


Prices for dog boarding near you can vary depending on the duration of the stay and the location where the service will be provided and in case of kennels, the services offered by the facility. Bigger cities like Sydney or Melbourne tend to be more expensive than the countryside. But also the pet sitter’s experience and your dog’s health factor into the equation.

In case you have opted to use a dog sitting company such as Holidog, you can see the prices for each pet sitter displayed on their profiles. This makes it super easy for you to compare, amongst other things, prices and select the person near you that fits your needs and budget best.

Search online databases

Go to the Holidog homepage to get in touch with our experienced dog sitters near you and choose from hundreds of sitters in your area by simply by entering your area code and the type of service that you are looking for. You will immediately gain access to a large list of pet sitters near you willing and able to board your dog.

We verify each and every profile manually before publication to ensure our quality and security standards. On Holidog, all details are displayed on the dog sitters’ profile to make it easy for you to choose. The overall transperancy of the site makes it easy to compare and make a well informed choice.

In case you are looking to start offering dog boarding services yourself, you can also sign yourself up as a pet sitter with Holidog.

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