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Sittings take place at your home and boardings take place at your pet caregiver's home.
All pet caregivers offer pick-up and drop-off for boarding services.
Your pet caregiver will send photos and videos throughout the service in addition to a thorough report card.
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Wag! is the nation's fastest-growing network of vetted and background checked pet sitters, overnight boarding, dog walkers, dog trainers, and even virtual vet chat. Schedule ahead for pet care while you are away, or book on-demand pet care during the workday. In minutes you can book a nearby dog sitter, daycare provider, or dog walker, who'll take complete care of your loved one - at their place or yours.
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Melissa is great! She updated me the whole time and was very tentative to Nala. Nala had a great time!
Kind, loving and gentle to make our first-timer feel welcomed and safe.
Courtney went above and beyond my expectations! Trust her with your fur babies. She s so cool, calm, and caring. I have anxious terriers who need a little extra love and she provided. My dogs were calm and happy upon pickup. Lots of photo updates that made me feel assured. I ll definitely book again when I need to. Thank you Courtney!
I was very pleased with Chelsea. This was my first time using Wag. I needed a place for my dog to stay over the weekend. I received daily pics and updates. My dog has severe food allergies and it shows if he eats something he shouldn t but he was in great shape when I picked him up so I know Chelsea followed the instructions I gave her. I would happily hire Chelsea again when the time comes.
Melissa did such a great job yesterday that I brought Tyson back again today! She truly gives 110%. Thank you, Melissa!
Melissa is the best there is!! She is the only person I will ever use for boarding. If she isn't available, I will change my vacation!! Thank you, Melissa, for going above and beyond
I now trust Emma implicitly after she had my sweet dog for 3 nights. Hearing how excited, happy and well adjusted my pup was with her makes my heart soar and puts my mind at ease. I ll definitely use Emma again. It s a plus that we also realized we are practically neighbors!
Chelsea was amazing. She kept me updated the whole time and sent lots of photos of Gus, and I was especially appreciative when she reached out immediately when his bathroom time seemed a bit off. I appreciated how much attention she was paying. Thanks Chelsea!!
Thank you for taking Charlie with open arms and we appreciate you taking care of our pup.
Easy to communicate with and reliable, took great care of my pup. She wasn't even that excited to be home definitely will book again
The best dog friendly neighborhoods in Irvine
Home for the Holidays
Shelters and rescue groups across America run Home for the Holidays in the lead-up to Christmas each year. However, Irvine’s Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair, hosted by the city’s Animal Care Center, has become a much-anticipated annual event. While the focus of the event is on helping cute canines find fur-ever homes, there’s also plenty of fun games and activities that dog owners can enjoy with their pooches. There are gourmet food trucks, pet-related vendors selling a huge range of products, a silent auction, discounted microchipping and more. A donation of $2 per person or $5 per family is suggested to get you into this furry holiday event.
Dashing Doggie Fashion Show
Want to show off your adorable furry friend at a canine fashion show? Make sure you don’t miss this paw-some event! Hosted by the Orange County SPCA, this free community event sees scores of magnificent mutts strut their stuff on the dog-walk. There are categories to suit dogs of all shapes and sizes — like Best Hair/Fur, Best Pet Trick, Funniest Costume, Dog & Owner Look-Alike, Most Creative Costume andBest in Show — and the dogs love being the center of attention! Held at the Laguna Hills Community Center, it’s fabulous fun for the whole family. Best of all, proceeds benefit the Orange County SPCA.
OC Charity Dog Walk
Do you and your dog need to get a little more exercise? Why not pound the pavement for a good cause at this pet-acular annual activity? Hosted by the Irvine Rotary Club, the OC Charity Dog Walk is the paw-fect excuse for you and your pet to raise your heart rates, make some new friends, and generally, have a good time! This relaxing walk is held in Mike Ward Community Park each February and is a mutts-do for any animal lover. 100 per cent of the net proceeds from the OC Charity Dog Walk go to benefit animal-focused initiatives throughout Orange County, so what better reason do you need to get out and take a walk?
East Lake Village Pooch Parade
A fun-filled day for the whole family (including your pooch) is what you can expect at East Lake Village’s annual Pooch Parade. Held in October at the East Lake Clubhouse, this pet-acular event promises an afternoon full of paw-some entertainment for you and your furry friend. The highlight is of course the parade of pooches, but there’s also an entertaining doggie PAWgent and wacky costume contest to keep spectators amused. Other highlights include dog product exhibitors, free caricature drawings, grrr-eat giveaways, raffle prizes, and a whole lot of tasty treats for you and your dog to sink your teeth into.
Surf City Surf Dog
The Surf City Surf Dog is one event that needs no introduction. Held at nearby Huntington Beach, this captivating canine surfing contest makes news across the country and around the world! You’ll be amazed as furry friends of all shapes and sizes head into the surf to tackle some big waves, showing off balance and bravery in equal measure. There’s also plenty of other pet-friendly activities held throughout the weekend, so it’s a wonderful excuse for you and your pet to come soak up some sun! Surf City Surf Dog is entirely free to attend, but all surFURs and spectators are encouraged to donate to one of the event’s charity partners.
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