Pet Sitting and Boarding in Orange County

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How it works

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Skip the kennel

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

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Flexible transportation

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

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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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Scott SOrange County, CA

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Hello my name is Scott Shafer and I am a recent graduate from Vanguard University with a degree in Business Administration. During college I worked for almost three years at The Bone Adventure one of the best doggy daycares in Southern California where I worked with hundreds of dogs on a daily basis. I am very comfortable with all sizes and breeds of dogs and look forward to working with Wag!

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Cody COrange County, CA

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“Why work with people when you can work with dogs”

Hi there my names is Cody. I’m 30 yrs old and live in South Orange County with my two rescue pit bulls. Ive been working with dogs for over 10 years now and have gained a lot of experience and training. For 6 years I worked as a floor supervisor at a doggie daycare here in south oc and through them I was properly trained to give baths, trim nails, administer insulin shots and oral meds. I have a lot of experience with positive reinforcement clicker training. I hope to met your pup someday!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience

Connor MOrange County, CA

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I have had a house full of animals ever since I was a little boy. I have personally taken care of 5 of my own dogs. This includes the bare essentials of walking, playing, feeding, bathing and maintaining the happiness of my dogs. I have a passion for dogs in particular because they are such a care free species. They will show you how happy they are or they can show you that something is wrong.

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Jennifer HOrange County, CA

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“Dog hair don’t care!”

Hi! My name is Jennifer. I grew up with dogs mostly smaller dogs like Poodles and Shih Tzu’s. As an adult I’ve owned 2 Rhodesian Ridgebacks who both lived to be 12 1/2 years old. My current dog is a mixed breed dog who I rescued 3 years ago. Walking, exercising, and socializing my pets has always been a huge priority for me. I look forward to taking your dog out so he or she can get the proper exercise they need.

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Joseph AOrange County, CA

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Hi, my names JD! I'm a college student who frequents the Los Angeles and Orange County areas. I've grown up with dogs of different sizes from Pit Bulls to Yorkies! Really excited to meet, care for, and make friends with new dogs!

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Brittany WOrange County, CA

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Hey everyone! My name is Brittany and I live in Irvine. I grew up owning dogs, from large breeds to the little guys! I also attended veterinary technician school and have worked in an animal hospital since 2012. Dogs are my one true passion in life and I wouldn’t want it any other way. I am very educated when it comes to the health of a dog and also body language and personality traits plus I absolutely love being outdoors! I can’t wait to meet your fuzzy friends!

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Obedience training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Mary MOrange County, CA

4.9

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First I Love Dogs! I have 2 Labs. I volunteer at a pet Rescue. Love the outdoors. I look forward to having a wonderful walk with your Dog!

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Katherine KOrange County, CA

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I've been a dog-lover all my life. I grew up with a dog and been a dog owner myself. I have many years of dog walking experience. I would be happy to walk your dog.

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Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Anne-Kathrin SOrange County, CA

4.9

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Hi, my name is Kathrin, and I can't wait to meet and take care of your pooch. I grew up with animals around me throughout my life, and have a particular love for dogs. I am experienced with walking, bathing, pet sitting, and cleaning up after them.

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Angela GOrange County, CA

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Hi my name is Angie. I have been a dog walker and pet sitter for 12 years now. Previously I graduated as a Veterinary Technician, working in a vet clinic for 7 years gave me a lot of experience. I grew up around animals on a farm and have two spoiled frenchies of my own now. Pets have always been a huge part of my life and I truly enjoyed caring for them, making sure they are healthy and happy!

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Dog Boarding in Orange County

The OC is one of the most iconic destinations anywhere in California, not to mention the entire United States! And if you visit this beautiful part of the world with your pooch in tow, there’s no shortage of wonderful dog-friendly experiences just waiting to be explored.

Orange County also boasts a wide range of paw-some animal rescue groups that are always looking out for the needs of unwanted, abandoned, abused, and neglected animals in the area.

Orange County Humane Society (OCHS) is a perfect example. Founded in 1949, OCHS has provided shelter and care to hundreds of thousands of animals in need, helping them get back on their feet and find permanent homes. With a mission to protect abused, unwanted, neglected, and under-appreciated animals, OCHS plans to keep pursuing this mission until stray and sick animals no longer roam the streets.

The Pet Adoption Center of Orange County is another of the region’s dedicated animal advocates. With a mission to help adoptable pets find loving people and the resources they need to be a family for life, the Center accepts pets from local animal control agencies and animal welfare organizations. Those pets are housed in a modern, comfortable, adoption-guaranteed facility in Lake Forest, where they receive much-needed care and shelter before being paired with loving owners.

These are just two of the animal rescue and welfare organizations serving Orange County. There are many, many other wonderful groups which we simply don’t have the space to mention here, but all of them do amazing work for the animals and all are worthy of recognition.

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Orange County

South County Pet Expo & Dog-a-Palooza

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FREE!

Month
March

Duration
10am to 2pm

South County Pet Expo & Dog-a-Palooza

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The Pet Adoption Center of Orange County invites animal lovers and their furry friends for a day of pet-friendly celebrations! Held at the Lake Forest Sports Park & Recreation Center, this bone-anza features four hours of non-stop doggy fun and games. Following a blessing of the animals, you and your pooch can strut your stuff in the Dog-a-Palooza Pet Parade. When you’re done showing off, there are exciting canine demonstrations to watch, cute and cuddly adoptable animals to meet, and vendors selling all manner of pet-related products. Food trucks, live music, and giveaways also feature, so get there early to ensure that you don’t miss a thing!

Barks of Love Bark Bash

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Admission
FREE!

Month
February

Duration
1pm to 4pm

Barks of Love Bark Bash

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Barks of Love Animal Rescue is an Orange County all-breed dog rescue committed to helping dogs in need find their perfect families. Bark Bash is its big annual fundraiser and is held to raise money to open a facility that will become the rescue’s home. All the furry fun takes place at the Gray Matter Museum of Art in Costa Mesa, where the whole family (including your pooch) can meet adoptable dogs, lock lips in the doggie kissing booth, get their pup pampered, take in some exciting agility demos, and much more! There’s food, music, and on-site pet photography as well, with entry via a $10 minimum donation. Best of all, kids and dogs get in free.

Surf City Surf Dog

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Admission
FREE!

Month
September

Duration
8am to 2:30pm

Surf City Surf Dog

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Held in Surf City at Huntington beach, this legendary canine surfing event is famous the world over! If you want to see a host of brave and furr-ociously talented dogs hit the surf to tackle some gnarly waves, this is the event for you. It’s free to attend with your furry friend, so you can enjoy some sun, sand, and surf. There’s also a surFUR expo packed with dog, health, and community booths. It’s hard to think of a more enjoyable and entertaining way to spend a day outside with your dog, so hit the beach and get ready to be amazed!

Bark Fest

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Admission
FREE!

Month
November

Duration
2pm to 5pm

Bark Fest

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Get ready for a barking good time at Bark Fest, the annual fundraiser to benefit local rescue group 4Life Animal Rescue. Held at Pet Hospital in Orange, Bark Fest promises an action-packed afternoon of furry family fun. Highlights include dog-friendly games and contests, food for two- and four-legged guests, professional pet portrait sessions, live music, and so much more! It’s a great day out for pet lovers and dogs of all shapes and sizes, so mark it in your diary for next November.

Kids' Pet Parade

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Admission
$5.00

Month
February

Duration
From 12pm

Kids' Pet Parade

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Do your kids love nothing more than showing off their pet to their friends? This family-friendly event lets them take a game of “show and tell” to the next level, inviting kids aged between five and 12 to help their favorite animal strut their stuff. Held in Los Rios Park in San Juan Capistrano, the parade features awards for best team costume, best domestic pet, best exotic pet, and more. There’s a $5 entry fee and some great prizes on offer, and pets must be leashed, haltered, or caged. Children also need to be accompanied by an adult.