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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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Howl'ween Dog Walk
This fun annual event encourages dog owners to exercise their canines and themselves! Dogs and their humans gather together, many in costume, and walk to raise awareness and funds for the Hawaii Island Humane Society. There is no registration fee for the walk- instead, those who participate are encouraged to accept donations and pledges to benefit the efforts of the shelters. The event features costume contests, pet-related vendors, and food and drinks!
The Pooch Mobile Dog Wash
You can now have your furry friend washed, pampered, and freshened up without carting them into your car! The Pooch Mobile Dog Wash, founded in Austrailia is 1991 and established in the U.S. in 2005, is a convenient, superior dog washing service that comes to your home and bathes/grooms your dog in their vehicle's portable washing setup, keeping the mess out of your house! Your dog will receive brushing before and after the bath to loosen buildup and remove excess hair, a warm massaging hydrobath in their state of the art tub, a soothing aromatherapy rinse, careful nail clipping, ear/eye cleaning, and handheld warm air drying. Treat your pooch to some pampering!
Ulu La'au Waimea Nature Park
Ulu La'au, or Garden of Trees, is a project of the Waimea Outdoor Circle and is extremely popular with the Waimea area dogs and their owners. The park is a 10-acre plot of land leased by the Waimea Outdoor Circle for environmental research, restoration, and education. The park is open to the public for dog walking, picnics, native plant identification, and nature enjoyment. The park is well-maintained and planted with native species as part of the efforts to restore the land. There is even access to a 1.05-mile shady stream trail for you and your canine companion to explore. All dogs should be leashed and cleaned up after while enjoying the park!
Kawaihawae Harbor Beach Landing Shipping Docks
Does your doggo enjoy romping through the waves? Kawaihawae Harbor Beach Landing is one of the best places to get your pal some sand time. Keep in mind leash laws are still in place on the beach- your dog may only be off-leash while in the water. There are two great areas for dogs at this destination. The first is a long, wide stretch of beach with a gradual walk-in, perfect for your pal. The water here is protected by a breakwall and is quite calm. The other area is past the beach and along the breakwall, a grassy area with shade trees, picnic tables, and a two-head rain shower system. Here, there is a staircase leading to the water that dogs and their humans often utilize. Come take a tail-waggin' good dip in the sea!
Pu'u Hinai Cinder Cone Trail
This nature trail just a short distance outside of Waimea is a favorite among island dog owners. The trail features plenty of sniffing, exploring, and bounding opportunities for your pup! Choose your own section to roam, as this lengthy trail continues for several miles. Enjoy unique views of the Waikaloa cinder cone, a steep, conical hill built from lava once ejected from a volcanic vent. This interesting geographical feature of the area, with its hidden caldera and mysterious cinder spot, is quite awe-inspiring. Locals often exercise their dogs on this trail. Be sure to clean up after your pet!
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