Overnight dog care in Sarasota

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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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Julia ASarasota, FL

5.0

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“Your dog's other best friend.”

Experienced dog walker (and owner)! Lover of all furry creatures with four paws. Comfortable handling dogs of all sizes, from large to itty-bitty. I use paw-sitive reinforcement, and my handling skills are appropriate for all types of dogs. And of course, lots of free love and all the pets for every pup!

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker

Carolina VSarasota, FL

4.9

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“Flexible Schedule to fit you and your dog’s needs!”

Hi, I’m Carolina! I have been taking care of dogs on Wag! for over two years and my experience has given me the opportunity to be with different kids of furry clients. I have taken care of dogs of variant sizes and age. Dealt with different situations because I was prepared for it. You and your dog will feel accommodated and comfortable with me.

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

Tammy HSarasota, FL

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“Wake up,be the best version of yourself everyday.”

I am a mom of six and grandma of four. I enjoy outdoor activities and run as much as possible. I have four furry kids as well ,all rescues. One little gal loves to run. Looking for things to do to help me train and also help others . This is a good way to help a person and their dogs. I live in Sarasota working part time with my oldest son and my spouse as a tree trimmer. I can be a reoccurring Walker or an emergency walker or one time , whatever one would need.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Elena GSarasota, FL

4.9

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I love dogs,and they love me. I treat all dogs as if they are my own. I have had dogs growing up and as an adult. I am a stong believer that a dog needs exercise and stimulation daily as part of their mental well being. Socializing a dog is also very important. I had rescued a doberman with 0 social skills and managed to, through paitents and love to teach him that he had no reason to fear people.I can assure you your pet will be in loving hands.

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Michelle FSarasota, FL

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“We have two hands so we can pet two dogs at once”

Hi my name is Michelle! I volunteer at the humane society so I have experience with dogs of all breeds and sizes and love them all as if they were my own. If you want your fur baby to get unlimited pets and kisses, I'd love to be the one to provide that for your precious fur child. Also, my schedule changes weekly, but is flexible.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Josh MSarasota, FL

4.9

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My name is Josh Moore and I am a pet enthusiast who is a medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. I have a vast experience with dogs and have been caring for them my entire life. I’ve developed a deep appreciation for these animals and treat each one with the utmost respect.

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Alexis USarasota, FL

4.9

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Dogs have always been a big part of my life. Growing up I always had dogs, and I now I foster and have some of my own. I have experience working at an Animal Clinic and enjoyed volunteering at the Humane Society. I am always the friend of choice to fur-sit all my family and friends fur children. I <3 Dogs!

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Donna WSarasota, FL

4.9

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I have lived in Sarasota for 29 years.I am a secondary teacher and have been a pet mom for most of my life to numerous animals. I currently have 2 cats and a chihuahua. Our pets are well cared for and spoiled.We love to travel and have taken our chihuahua on many camping trips and other adventures. I have been taking my animals to the same vet for 26 years. As a volunteer for the past six years at Lakewood Ranch Humane Society , I have walked dogs of various sizes, breeds and temperaments. I have completed dog training lessons while working at the shelter and am able to remain clam and patient with challenging dogs. I enjoy being outdoors and walking, especially when I have a dog by my side. I am dependable, conscientious and a to most who know me,"The biggest animal lover they've ever met". I look forward to meeting new furry friends.

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Meara NSarasota, FL

4.9

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“It's not a job if you love what you do!”

Hi there! My name is Meara. I'm a young mom and online student. I find so much joy in taking care of your pups in my spare time. I have a son in school during the week and 2 dogs that love having new friends over to play. Most of my days are spent playing, walking, and caring for our sweet dogs and their pup-friends in between homework and house work. We have a spacious fenced-in yard that they also love. I've yet to meet a dog that I didn't fall in love with, and I can't wait to meet yours! :-)

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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, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Melissa MSarasota, FL

4.9

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I'm here to help you and your fur babies! Hello, I'm Melissa. Born and raised in Bradenton, Florida. I've been around dogs my whole life and have four of my own. I know leaving your dog at home all day can really weigh on your conscious but that's why I'm here. My goal is to make sure all dogs have the love and care they need while their owner is away.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Dog Boarding in Sarasota

Sarasota, do you know how your city was named? Legend has it, it was named after the daughter (Sara) of the conquistador, DeStoa. 

One of the city’s main goals is to be clean and aesthetically pleasing –so it makes perfect sense that it’s beautiful and filled with a lot of greenery, lots of space for outdoor activities. This pretty city is warm and welcoming to travelers, families, and furry friends who make the day-to-day routine much sweeter. 

Sarasota is home to several animal rescues including Satchel’s Last Resort which focuses on giving dogs who have been deemed unadoptable a home! This shelter provides a safe place for its residents and temporary animals—so it’s like a little resort! 

Another shelter worth mentioning is the Royal Pet Rescue Inc. Have you looked at all their beautiful doggies? Some of them have been abandoned and need some serious cuddle time. The organization got their not-for-profit designation to save more animals, and has since rescued over 2000! They take care of all the spaying/neutering, bathing, and medical needs so that your pup is ready to go once you meet them. Sarasota has so much to offer, so why not offer these little furry friends a chance to tour the beautiful city with their new best friend (you!)?

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Sarasota

Sarasota Pets Festival

48
Admission
FREE!

Month
February

Duration
10am-4pm

Sarasota Pets Festival

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The Sarasota Pets Festival is an annual festival that takes place in February—just in time for Valentine’s Day! We just know you want to spend it with your lovely dog. This fair takes place at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds and has some great events and challenges for doggies! The Dock Diving Competition, Weave-Pole Competition, and The Agility Demonstrations are just some of the fun you can find while you're there. There are also over 150 vendor booths ready to cater to you and your little love. This sounds like the perfect Valentine’s celebration to us, so come check it out!

Jingle Paws Jubilee

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Admission
FREE!

Month
December

Duration
12pm-5pm

Jingle Paws Jubilee

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Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle all the way! Come on out to Jingle Paws Jubilee and sing all the carols you want. The event is held at Phillippi Estate Park, and is ready to entertain you with holiday costume contests, photos with Santa, holiday music, vendors, raffle prizes and more! The event is free, but all attendees are asked to bring a canned or bagged dog or cat food, toys or treats as this event is to help local animal shelters—Just tell your pup that sharing is caring, and have them pick out a toy to donate to their furry community. 

Dog-a-Ween Pet Festival

24
Admission
FREE!

Month
October

Duration
9:30am-11:30pm

Dog-a-Ween Pet Festival

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So, we’ve all played dress up at some point in our lives, but how fun is it to dress up your dog as a cute little pumpkin, or hot dog, or even…a CAT! Well, you now have a chance to win prizes for playing dress up with your pup! Just stop by Dog-a-ween to be a part of the pet costume parade, and enter for a chance to win some cash prizes. This event is hosted at the Sarasota’s Farmer’s Market, and treats will be around for both you and your dog…err ‘cat’. 

Canine Christmas

12
Admission
FREE!

Month
November

Duration
10am-3pm

Canine Christmas

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Christmas - a time to spoil all your loved ones, keep your dog away from the tree, and your kids away from the gifts. Canine Christmas is an annual event meant to celebrate family time, let you pick up some unique gifts, try local food, and put your pet in the Doggie Fashion show. Yup, you read that right! You can check out Canine Christmas for these fun daytime activities, and even get a family photo with Santa ( maybe keep the doggie clothing on your pup, especially if they're looked dashing). This event is presented by Bishop Animal Shelter, and will even have a parade of adoptable doggies if you want to expand your fam-jam.

Sarasota Walkathon

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Admission
FREE!

Month
April

Duration
8:30am-12:30pm

Sarasota Walkathon

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Next time you ask your dog, “Wanna go for a walk?” tell them it’ll be a long one, and come over to Payne Park for the Doggie Walkathon! With over 38-acres to play, your dog won’t want to go home after the race! This event is hosted by the Southeastern Guide Dogs, and offers music, local vendors, the Southeastern Guide Dogs Gift shop, and more! It’s only a 3k walk, so we're sure your dog will love it! You, on the other hand, might want to start working out now to keep up with your four-legged friend!