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.
“Strong, compassionate walker”
My name is Sarah. I'm a young professional with a profound love of dogs. I've been dog sitting for friends, coworkers, and people in the St Louis area for about 3 years now, and I volunteer at a local animal shelter as a dog walker. I’ve met some truly amazing dogs during that time and I look forward to meeting yours.
Socially Distanced Pet Care
Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
Hi, I'm Jim. I grew up with dogs and have always enjoyed their company. I understand that my clients consider their pets as family. Each dog has it's own personality and I love spending time with them. I could also use the exercise. I've volunteered at animal shelters and haven't met a doggo I didn't like.
Top Pet Caregiver
“You're dog's best friend when you are away.”
Hi, I'm Dave. I am a lifelong dog lover. I started walking dogs and dog sitting for friends and family while they were at work or on vacation. I have 15 years of experience caring for dog of all sizes.
Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
Hi! My name is Ronald and I was born in Lima, Peru but happy to call St. Louis my home. I have loved and cared for dogs of all sizes and breeds since I was a child, so I’m very experienced with providing the proper care for your dog.
Oral medicine administration, Puppy care
“A walk a day keeps the vet away!”
Hi! I am a college student majoring in health sciences, so naturally, I care about the health of dogs as well. I grew up around dogs all the time and have volunteered at Five Acres Animal Shelter. I am excited to meet your dog and help keep him/her as healthy as possible by walking and caring for him/her.
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
“Your Pets Buddy when You have to be away.”
Hi, I’m Jenn! I love all animals but especially dogs. I have done Pet sitting over the years. I volunteer at a shelter in my area and have for close to ten years. In my shelter volunteering, I have experience with dogs from a few months old to dogs in their teen years. Dogs of all different sizes, breeds, and mixes. I have worked with dogs that have some behavioral issues such as pulling, mouthy, extremely shy etc. I will treat your dog with the respect and love he or she deserves.
Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care
“Less like dog whisperer, more like genuine spirit!”
I was the sole caretaker with my huge Golden Retriever, Oliver, walking him every day, working on training, and even wrangling him in the bathtub! Now that I have my own thriving doggy business since Jan 2019, my besties and I are never bored again! Days I'm available, I'd absolutely cherish time with yours! I feel so blessed that dogs of all breeds and sizes feel immediately comfortable in my presence, and out of the 500+ walks I've taken for Wag, only 1 time was I unable to gain a pup's trust!
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
“Fur babies are the best!!”
I love animals and have always been around them. I grew up with dogs, cats, snakes, horses and small pets. I currently have a spoiled 7 year old pitbull named Rio that I have raised from a puppy and I also have a 1 year old Rottweiler named Loki. Dogs are a true best friend.
Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker
I have been a dog owner my whole life owning various breeds including Basset Hounds, Irish Setters, Beagles, Corgis and mixed-breed rescue dogs. I enjoy interacting with all dogs and their different personalities. Dog walking gets myself and your dog out of the house for some exercise, a win-win situation for myself and your pet.
Top Pet Caregiver
“Let’s become family, quality pet care, with love.”
Current Mom of two rescue Bassets. I have worked with various dog rescues, as well as, Pets and Hospice, visiting hospice patients with my Lab and Basset. I have had dogs all my life. Dog sit for friends and family.
Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Dogs who pull
Saint Charles, Missouri, is located about 28 miles northwest of St. Louis. Being so close to such a large city makes this suburb more likely to have homeless animals than other small towns in the state. These homeless animals need to be cared for and removed from the streets. Luckily, there are a couple local shelters that take these animals in and provide basic care until they can be placed in new homes.
The Five Acres Animal Shelter’s mission is to end pet homelessness. The shelter does this by promoting responsible pet ownership and advocating for animal welfare. The shelter doesn’t euthanize animals to create more space for new ones, so all animals are allowed to live in the shelter until they find new homes or until they pass away, which means that animals are only euthanized when they can no longer live a high-quality life. This non-profit organization only gets funding from donations, fundraisers, and adoption fees.
The St. Charles Animal Shelter opened in 1999 as part of the government of the City of Saint Charles. Since opening, the shelter has found new homes for more than 35,000 animals. In conjunction with the Division of Humane Services, the organization takes homeless animals from the streets and provides care for them until they can be placed in new homes. As part of the shelter’s mission to promote animal safety and welfare, the shelter provides education and enforcement programs, as well as its adoption program. Since the group works with the city government, the St. Charles Animal Shelter also tries to find the owners of lost pets.
Head over to Chesterfield, Missouri, to the Chesterfield Aquatic Center each September to celebrate the end of the summer swimming season with the K9 Splash event! From 4:30 pm to 7 pm, dogs are given full access to the pool for an evening of splashing, swimming, and socialization with other local pooches.
Admission is only $7 per dog and $3 per person. Children under two are admitted for free! Pre-registration is not required to attend K9 Splash.
No puppies under four months old can attend the event. All dogs must be up-to-date on vaccinations and proof of vaccinations is required.
The St. Louis Pet-A-Palooza event at the Purina Farms Event Center is one of the most exciting events of the summer for dogs in the area! From 11 am to 4 pm, you and your dog can enjoy food, shopping, and demonstrations in the air conditioning. There will also be Doga classes available for you to join in on! Children will love being able to jump in the bounce houses, while your pup tries out the agility course.
In addition to all the activities that you and your canine can participate in, there will be adoptable dogs on-site that are hoping to meet a new family.
This event is free to attend.
Has your dog been cooped up all winter? If your dog needs a place to release some energy and meet new friends, head out to Purina Farms’ Event Center in January for a day of socialization and exercise!
With 84,000 square feet of space to run and more than 18 different games that are both mentally and physically challenging, your pooch is bound to leave tired and ready for a nap!
From 11 am to 3 pm, dogs have the run of the place. Tickets are $10 per person aged 13 and older. Dogs and children enter for free.
Spend a day celebrating Mardi Gras with your pooch during the Purina Beggin’ Pet Parade and festival! During the event, you and your dog can dress up in Mardi Gras themed outfits to walk through the streets of St. Louis. The best-dressed male and female pooches will be crowned the King and Queen of Barkus!
Before and after the parade, you and your dog can browse through vendor booths and participate in a number of activities.
To walk in the parade, you must register your pet. The registration fee is $10. Registration begins at 10 am and the parade starts at 1 pm. The event wraps up at 4 pm.
It is free to watch the parade, however.
Give your dog the opportunity to celebrate Easter and take home all kinds of goodies at the Treats Unleashed Pet Easter Egg Hunt in April! This annual event is a fan favorite and doggos love that they get to socialize and get treats.
From 11 am to 1 pm, Treats Unleashed Ladue in St. Louis covers their lawn in Easter eggs full of treats and other prizes. In each area, there is a golden egg that grants the finder a giant Easter basket full of all kinds of fun doggy goodies! To claim an egg, all your dog needs to do is touch it with its nose.
Admission is $5 per pet.
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