Overnight dog care in Novato

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How it works

Skip the kennel

Sittings take place at your home and boardings take place at your pet caregiver's home.

Flexible transportation

All pet caregivers offer pick-up and drop-off for boarding services.

Live updates

Your pet caregiver will send photos and videos throughout the service in addition to a thorough report card.

What is Wag!?

Wag! is the nation's fastest-growing network of pre-screened and insured pet sitters and dog walkers. In less than 15 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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Peggy NNovato, CA

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“Dogs speak, to those who’ve learned to listen!”

Hi, I'm Peggy! I've always loved animals and been mother to two dogs for over ten years. I have experience in caring for both large and small dogs and always make an effort to connect with every dog I encounter. I love the outdoors and discovering nature and doing so in the company of your dog would be a great honor. My goal is to keep your dog fit, happy and looking forward to his next walk!

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Nicole DNovato, CA

4.9

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“I can’t wait to meet your dog!”

Hi, I'm Nicole! I grew up in a household with at least one dog, and at times, up to five. My dad likes to joke that I was 'raised by dogs.' I miss having my own, and I always jump at the opportunity to walk or dog sit for my friends and family. I like to lead an active lifestyle and meeting new dogs is one of my favorite activities. I look forward to meeting yours!

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High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Tara LNovato, CA

4.9

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HI my name is Tara! I've been taking care of dogs for 15 years professionally but loving them all my life. I was raised with Poodles and Collies. I have walked everything from Chihuahua's to Greyhounds. I feel providing them with what they need and deserve is a privilege. We both get the exercise we need! So much love to give and receive. Is there a better job?

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Derek CNovato, CA

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I grew up with labrador retrievers, and now have my very own yellow lab named Lily! Dogs bring me a lot of joy and happiness and I get so much joy from caring for dogs. I am always attentive to their needs, and I always keep a watchful eye to make sure they're safe and having a great time. I have years of experience walking and dog-sitting - small dogs, big dogs, medium dogs, cuddly dogs...I absolutely love them all. I have a very flexible work schedule. I'll treat your dog like he or she is my own. I guarantee it.

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Yoshko MNovato, CA

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Hi, my name is Yoshko, a recent transplant from the city enjoying a life in Marin. A life long animal lover and a mama to two rescued dogs. I love being outdoors and take my dogs pretty much everywhere. It’s my joy to watch them have fun outdoors.

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Jessica DNovato, CA

4.9

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I’ve walked hundreds of dogs, hundreds of miles and I can’t wait for the next adventure. My supportive role in your dog’s life provides essential physical exercise, fun mental stimulation, and a trusted companion for your best friend. I provide conscientious, caring and responsible dog walking that helps you to meet the health and well being needs of your dog. I believe all breeds are good breeds. I’m a PetTech certified professional with certification in Pet CPR and Pet First Aid.

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Lydia BNovato, CA

4.9

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Hi! My name is Lydia and I've lived in the Bay Area my whole life. I've been around dogs since the day I was brought home from the hospital and I love dogs of all shapes and sizes. I started dogsitting in high school and then ended up nannying and babysitting for many families that have dogs in the years that followed. I love spending time outdoors, walking, and hiking. I can't wait to meet your dogs.

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Fast walker

Hannah HNovato, CA

4.9

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Hi! I’m Hannah. I have been a dog owner & lover all my life, growing up with 2 Westies of my own. I have years of experience sitting for numerous client’s dogs ranging from spunky puppies to senior dogs in need of special care. I am super active, attentive, and caring. I have found that being in the company of animals, particularly dogs, is the ultimate therapy. I look forward to meeting you and your sweet beast!

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Jennelle CNovato, CA

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“I'll be there for your best friend when you can't”

My name is Jennelle. I love nature and animals. I currently own two small breed dogs, one is senior at 20 years old. I have walked all size dogs and enjoy being active with any willing breed!

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Yuki ZNovato, CA

4.8

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I live in eastbay. For me it's so satisfying watching a dog getting out of the couch and can't wait to smell everything on the street. I volunteered at dogs for blind.

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Dog Boarding in Novato

The Marin Humane Society Animal Shelter located in the historical City of Novato, CA is a place of compassion and care. The shelter was formed in 1907 by Ethel H Tompkins, an avid animal lover who recognized the need for a shelter where all four-legged creatures could be treated with kindness and respect. 

Today, the shelter is a super busy place, with the “Pet Care Assistance” program helping low-income seniors feed, walk and even board their dog. The Jumping for Joy program takes kids with autism on a six-week class where they get to work with dogs on an agility course. Volunteers and their dogs also visit care centers in the community, taking their dogs to bring a little joy to the residents. 

Some of the campus dogs go to schools, where kids learn how to greet a dog. They also learn about pet first aid, dog safety in the car plus they can take photos of their new canine companions and post them online. If that’s not a pawtastic time for kids and dogs in itself, they finally learn about pet care then watch the dogs sniffing out something hidden in the classroom. This is a wonderful way to teach children how to care for and love a dog from a very early age. 

The Marin Humane Society or campus as they are often called help thousands of animals per year and are situated at 171 Bel Marin Keys Boulevard, Novato, CA. Their vision is a humane world for every animal.

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Novato

Dogbone Meadow

48
Admission
FREE!

Duration
Dawn - Dusk, Year-Round

Dogbone Meadow

48

Dogbone Meadow in O’Hair Park is living proof that the spirit of respect for man's best friend is here in the family orientated community of Navota, CA. There are two tranquil acres where your doggie pal can run, play and socialize with other pups in a fenced environment with beautiful trees lining the area! The park features agility equipment with a water station for thirsty pooches and benches for dog owners to sit and enjoy the peaceful ambience. Positive rules are in place to ensure a good time is had by all and give peace of mind to pet parents bringing their fur baby for a fun outing! Dogbone Meadow can be found on Novato Boulevard.

Toast

36
Admission
FREE!

Month
January

Duration
Daily Hours Vary

Toast

36

This is the era of pet-friendly restaurants - with Toast sharing the view as a contemporary, stylish eating space for people and their dogs. They offer plenty of room out on the patio with umbrellas for shade and a pet-loving staff who will bring all dogs a bowl of water! Toast offers an array of delicious dishes including omelettes, crepes, burgers and pizza to tempt your taste buds while you enjoy the atmosphere on the patio with other pup-owners. Situated at 5800 Nave Drive, Novato Ca this enchanting eatery is a must-see for visitors to Navota, CA or locals wanting to bring their puppy pal out for a treat!

Woofstock

24
Admission
FREE!

Month
October

Duration
Day-Long Event

Woofstock

24

Woofstock is an annual event for dogs and their families, drawing huge crowds who come to enjoy a groovy day out with music from local rockers. Food, beer and wine are in plentiful supply for the grownups, with a special kids zone where lively activities keep the little ones entertained! Every dollar raised on the day supports the city's animal shelter, so bring your lawn chairs, blankets and dancing shoes to this popular, dog-friendly event. Dogs also have a zone where they can cool off in a pool while taking in the sights and sounds with their people pals who come to support this amazing cause! Local business people sponsor this yearly happening, so make sure you keep an eye on the calendar for Woofstock!

Pioneer Park

12
Admission
FREE!

Duration
Daily Hours Vary

Pioneer Park

12

Pioneer Park in Novato, California is a majestic space for communing with nature and taking your dog for a fun-packed walk! There are nine acres of scenic sights with areas of lush grass, paved walking paths plus an updated children’s playground and tennis courts. Established trees line the beautiful surrounds offering a serene haven for dog owners to exercise their furry friends on-leash. Located at 1007 Simmons Lane Novato, California visitors to the city may be intrigued to see a memorial cemetery that dates back to 1898 on the adjacent park hill. This charismatic city also features well-preserved buildings and churches with Novato old town showcasing traditional stores, restaurants and boutiques. Proud to be 100% pet-friendly the city Of Novato has picture-perfect parks to walk your dogs!

Marvins Restaurant

0
Admission
FREE!

Month
January

Duration
Breakfast and Brunch, Daily

Marvins Restaurant

0

The word is out - Novato, CA is dog-friendly heaven with attractive outdoor areas in restaurants and coffee shops just for canine companions! You can chow down on a breakfast and brunch menu with your four-legged buddy outdoors and under shade. The atmosphere is friendly and lively, so it's ideal for locals wanting to socialize with their dog-loving friends. While you’re there you can feast on Marvin’s appetizing omelettes, scrambles, French toast or real ice cream shakes. You’ll find Marvin’s Breakfast Club at 1112 Grant Avenue, Novato, CA where the service is always with a smile and all dogs are welcome!