Skip the kennel
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.
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.
“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!
Top Pet Caregiver
High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Fast walker
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.
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.
Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Fast walker
Hello, I am an animal lover and have been my whole life. I have always had cats, and my first dog was a Pit bull. I went to school for dog training, and I had my Pit bull for 11 years. I have lots of experience reading dog body language, I always wanted to keep my dog safe. I understand how important walks are for dogs to feel relaxed and happy. I love taking care of pets and would love to help you take care of yours.
Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
“Passion for Compassionate PetCare”
I have an undeniable Passion for Compassionate pet care. A dogs body language and demeanor should always be accounted for. I have been working with dogs for over 6 years. In my experience, I have never had an emergency vet visit or dog fight.
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
Hi! I’m Tamara . . . grandma to four terrific grandkids and one fabulous granddog. I love kid and animal energy, and have enjoyed raising both for the past thirty years. I especially love and have logged thousands of miles walking dogs.
Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Fast walker
Hello there! My name is Joshua Diaz and I am 27 years of age. After years of working as a corporate graphic designer, I have resigned and wanted to focus more on work with animals. I have grown up with dogs my whole life and am extremely passionate about animals. I have always been told I make animals extremely comfortable even with the first encounter. I would love to meet your pup and show them an awesome walk and experience in the Bay!
Top Pet Caregiver
I have owned dogs since I was a child and have always held a special place in my heart for them. I have experience training the three dogs I've owned throughout my life. I have also volunteered at an animal shelter for 6 months where I played, walked, and spent time with the dogs there.
“Dog’s best friend!”
Hi, my name is Jessica! I am a lifelong animal lover and have many years of experience with animals, both personally and professionally. I am also pet CPR certified, so you can feel at ease knowing your pup is in good hands. I look forward to hanging out with your pup(s)!
Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Puppy care
I grew up in the country and have had animals my entire life, mostly dogs and cats with a few goats and horses. Currently my rat terrier chihuahua mix is 6 years old, she's a member of the family! I have experience caregiving for birds, cats, elderly and dogs recovering from injuries, as well as petsitting and regular dog walking. I love all animals and will treat your pup as if they were my own.
Socially Distanced Pet Care
Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
Petaluma is a community-oriented city that really has a lot to offer our pawsitively purrfect pals! With plenty of fur families around, it's no surprise to see that there are some outstanding organizations in the area that work hard to protect those who are lost or homeless.
Although the number of organizations is not large, each one is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and rehoming of the homeless fur babies that come to them.
For example, Puppy Life Saver is a group that practices a no-kill policy and fights hard to rehome every dog that so desperately needs shelter. Serving the majority of the Sonoma County region, they are one of the main organizations to call when you find a dog in need.
Another great place is the Petaluma Animal Shelter, where their main focus is education and rehabilitation. Taking in homeless animals is simply what they do. Their care and attention that they provide shows who they are.
In addition to serving the Petaluma area as an animal shelter, they also provide a variety of resources to pet owners in order to help them keep their pets happy and healthy. These resources make a large difference for many families and can be the dividing line between folks hanging onto their fur babies and having to find them another home.
Finally, we come to Marin Humane Society. Over 110 years of animal welfare history is a very solid foundation and these people know how to build on a foundation quite well. They are pawsitively outstanding individuals who are serving up education, rehabilitation, and fur-ever homes for the hundreds of homeless pets in the area.
It's that time of year again, so get the cameras out! Don't forget to include your fur babies in your Christmas plans this year, as we're sure they will pawsitively love getting a picture taken with Santa. After all, how else are they going to tell him what they want in their stocking?
The event will feature photos with Santa Claus and is going to be hosted by Bennet Valley Pet Center during the month of December. There will be some really fun mini events to enjoy with your fur-ever friends, so we're sure you'll have a waggin' good time!
If you're an avid fan of hiking and nature, then you'll love the hiking programs available at Kunde Winery! From their private tours to their Dog Hike, the experience is exhilarating - plus the proceeds of the Dog Hike go to supporting local animal shelters and rescue organizations.
Plan on a picture perfect hike, as these trails are absolutely lovely and the scenery is picturesque. Also, remember to reserve your spot ahead of time, as these outings tend to fill up fast. Kunde Winery offers a variety of dog-friendly activities if you can't make it for one of their Dog Hikes, so be sure to ask about the other activities you and Fido can enjoy!
The Annual Animal Film Festival is a great event that, while not necessarily dog admissible, is certainly all about the animals. The Center for Animal Protection and Education provides the best films from the Animal Film Festival each year for you to enjoy and they really do focus on education and awareness.
What better chance to really learn more about animals, the hardships they endure, and the many ways that society can help? Be sure to tell your fur-ever friends all about the films when you return home, as we're sure they'll be wagging their tails with pride over the compassion and support being spread by this event.
What would the holiday season be without an Ugly Sweater event? Boring, that's what it! Be sure to make plans to attend this year's Holiday Bunco and Ugly Sweater Event, hosted by Dogwood Animal Rescue Project and located in Santa Rosa, California.
The event will feature a variety of sights and sounds for you and your furry buddy to enjoy, including the Ugly Sweater Contest, Bunco games, a special gift, light lunch, and delicious beverages. We're sure you and your four-legged superstar will have a great time and win plenty of prizes in the Bunco games!
Paws for Bingo is a great way to support local animal organizations and have some fun at the same time! Featuring bingo games, a lovely vegetarian meal, delicious dessert, and yummy beverages, the event is sure to be a hit that you will want to tell your furbaby about the minute you get home.
Located at the Center for Spiritual Living in Santa Rosa, California, the event proceeds will be used to help with rehabilitation costs, spay/neuter programs, and more wonderful causes in the region, so every penny counts! Besides supporting the many homeless animals of the area, you'll have the chance to win a variety of great prizes during the bingo games, which is always a plus!
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