Overnight dog care in Ann Arbor

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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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Jennifer EAnn Arbor, MI

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““Dogs do speak, but only to those who listen””

My name is Jennifer, and my pup’s name is Brody. He is a 4 year old Shih Tzu-Schnauzer mix & my best friend! I am the mother of 4 grown children, I live & work in the Plymouth-Canton area, have incredible love & respect for all of our four legged friends.I have always had a deep love for animals. While not all pups are initially friendly and cuddly, I’ve yet to meet one that if given time and patience, was not accepting and lovable.

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

Carol HAnn Arbor, MI

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My name is Carol and I grew up in a house full of dogs. There were more dogs in our house than kids, and there were 4 of us. My parents were dog trainers, and their dogs, Viszla, were trained in obedience, show and field trials. While I never participated in shows I accompanied my family to all events and assisted handling the dogs. After I was on my own I used all the techniques I learned at home with my dogs. Using positive reinforcement I was able to enjoy a pack of three dogs ranging from 6 pounds to 96 pounds. They were a well behaved group in and around the kitchen and out on a neighborhood walk. I always made sure they knew that I was in charge, and in exchange we enjoyed many happy hours together.

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Charlotte SAnn Arbor, MI

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Hi, I'm Charlotte! I love working with dogs. I have a Blue Heeler Corgi named Pippa, and love meeting all the Wag dogs! I volunteer with animal control dogs in Detroit, and am a force free training advocate, meaning using research based positive reward/association methods to train dogs without aversive tools (shock, prong) that can harm your dog physically or emotionally. Please let me know if you have concerns about your dog! I likely have suggestions to help point you in the right direction.

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

Kristian MAnn Arbor, MI

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I am excited and eager to meet, greet, and walk your dog. I have a lovely 9 year old Boston Terrier who I have had since she was a puppy who I absolutely adore. I love the outdoors, getting fresh air, and exercise. I am very dependable, hard working, and trustworthy

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Torrey TAnn Arbor, MI

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Hello, I am a D2 at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and I also completed my undergraduate here in Ann Arbor. Growing up I had a German Shephard and two Yorkies, so I enjoy dogs of all sizes. I have dog sat for friends and family before and value the positive contributions our furry friends make towards our lifestyle and overall mental health. I look forward to meeting you and your pup!

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Dogs who pull, Fast walker

Jessica GAnn Arbor, MI

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“Making your dog feel loved on each walk !”

My name is Jessica .I am currently a student at Schoolcraft College persuing my associates degree in science. I have my own dog named Prince, he’s a yorkie/poodle. I want to pursue a career as a Veterinarian once I finish my associates degree and go back for my bachelors. I love all animals and love to see them happy. I treat my pets, and other’s pets as family members who need just as much love and emotional care as they do physically.

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Lindsey MAnn Arbor, MI

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“I have the best job ever”

Hi there ! My name is lindsey and I’m a dog walker for the Northville/Novi/Plymouth area and surrounding areas. I work with many and multiple pets as little as 3 pounds and as large as 150+. I love all types of pets and can handle 4-5 dogs on a walk at a time. I’m currently walking for fun and extra money to use towards my wedding in October. I know how to give oral medications and I know how to administer anti seizure medication via injection. Look forward to pup sitting for you!!

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Beth MAnn Arbor, MI

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I was a vet tech and assistant for about 10 years, attended MSU in their Pre-Vet program and have been pet sitting/dog walking for over 25 years now. I have always loved dogs my whole life!

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Vanessa PAnn Arbor, MI

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“Let’s go for a walk!”

Hi, my name is Vanessa! I grew up in Newport Beach with a Lhasa Apso that I walked everyday to the neighborhood dog park. I have always loved dogs so much so that I had my own little dog walking business when I was just 12 years old! Currently, I have two dogs--a Maltese/Poodle and a Chihuahua/Terrier and I love them like they're my own children! I am responsible, active, and love dogs wholeheartedly!

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Audrey LAnn Arbor, MI

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“Big or small, I love them ALL!”

Hi, I'm Audrey! I've been a dog lover since day one. I have experience with all sorts of dogs: big or small, young or old. I can't wait to become friends with your dog!

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Dog Boarding in Ann Arbor

The homeless pets in or near Ann Arbor, Michigan have a safe haven in the animal shelters nearby. With the Humane Society of Huron Valley and Last Day Dog Rescue close by, cats and dogs without homes are found new homes and families.

The Humane Society of Huron Valley houses stray cats and dogs, reduces the pet overpopulation problem by spaying and neutering animals, and tries to find new homes for all homeless animals in the Ann Arbor area. The HSHV is a non-profit shelter that provides compassionate, loving care for all the pets that come through their doors. The HSHV attempts to stop animal cruelty by educating the community on proper care for pets.

The Last Day Dog Rescue is another non-profit animal rescue near Ann Arbor. The organization is a no-kill operation that never euthanises healthy, adoptable animals. Instead, Last Day Dog Rescue tries to find homes for each and every animal that comes through the door. The rescue has saved thousands of cats and dogs from euthanasia due to their age, breed, disabilities, or illnesses. Every animal is given a second chance with Last Day Dog Rescue, even those who are difficult to work with or who are sick!

Ann Arbor, Michigan, residents who are looking to add a new canine or feline family member can visit either of the above animal shelters to meet their next animal companion. Both shelters will work with families to find the best fit for their family and lifestyle.

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Ann Arbor

Novi Pet Expo

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Admission
$10.00

Month
November

Novi Pet Expo

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Each November, the Novi Pet Expo consists of shows, vendors, and demonstrations. Watch stunt dog performances, listen to veterinarians discuss health issues, and watch Police K9 demonstrations! The three-day expo is a great opportunity to socialize with your dog and to discover new toys, treats, and other dog-related items.

At the event, there will be veterinarians on site to microchip your dog, which can help you reunite with your pet should you be separated.

Ticket prices vary, but general admission for adults is $10. Tickets for children six to 11 get in for $5, and those younger than five get in for free.

Beer City Blast Flyball Tournament

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Admission
$90.00

Month
November

Beer City Blast Flyball Tournament

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Hosted by Run Riot Flyball, the annual Beer City Blast Flyball Tournament consists of two day-long flyball tournaments. The event takes place at the Well-Mannered Dog Center in Wyoming, Michigan. You and your dog can spend the day racing against other flyball teams! While many people may not know what flyball is, it is really worth checking out. Dogs love the fast-paced chase race.

Admission is $90 per team of four dogs.

The Well-Mannered Dog Center is located at 5949 Clay Ave. SW, in Wyoming, Michigan. This event takes place indoors.

Doggy Dip

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Admission
$5.00

Month
September

Duration
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Doggy Dip

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The Saturday and Sunday after Labor Day, Rolling Hills County Park hosts the Doggy Dip. With at least two different Doggy Dip sessions per day, your dog will be able to safely swim with pals that are of similar size!8

On Saturday, there are three different swim sessions. The first session begins at 10 a.m. and is for dogs 35-pounds and smaller. At 11 a.m., the 35- to 59-pound dog swim session begins. Noon marks the start of the large dog group swim session. This session is meant for dogs over 60 pounds. Each session lasts 45 minutes.

On Sunday, there is no small dog session, but the other two sessions run at the same times as they did on Saturday.

It costs $5 per dog per day. The Rolling Hills County Park limits entries to two dogs per person to ensure better control of the dogs.

Pets and Pajamas Movie Night

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Admission
$35.00

Duration
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Pets and Pajamas Movie Night

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Join the Humane Society of Huron Valley once a month for Pets and Pajamas Movie Night! Kids ages five to 11 can enjoy watching a movie while snuggling up next to the humane society’s adoptable pets. Children will be served a vegetarian dinner and popcorn while watching an animal themed movie. Children are asked to wear pajamas and bring a pillow and sleeping bag.

Admission is $35 for the first child and $15 for up to two additional children. Pre-registration is required for Pets and Pajamas Movie Night.

Drop-off time is 5 p.m., and children need to be picked up by 9 p.m.

Howl-O-Ween Party

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Admission
FREE!

Month
October

Duration
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Howl-O-Ween Party

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Each year, Premier Pet Supply in Beverly Hills, Michigan, hosts a Howl-O-Ween Party for dogs. Dress up your pooch and head over to Premier Pet Supply on Southfield Road to sign up for the costume contest, participate in the costume parade, and enjoy games and snacks!

Michigan Beer Growler is hosting a corn roast and providing sodas for everyone at the event. There will be crafts and other activities for children. Don’t forget to enter the best-dressed pup contest for a chance to win a prize.

Special guest Sam Martin from the Detroit Lions will be there to celebrate, too.

The event runs from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.