Overnight dog care in Asheville

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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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Caroline RAsheville, NC

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“Fun, active, loving, professional and reliable!”

Hi to all dog owners! My name is Caroline and I am a full time dog walker and pet sitter! I have always worked in animal care, starting in holistic pet shops when I was 16, and then I was a veterinary technician for almost 14 years! In 2017, I started a pet sitting and dog walking company, WNC Pet Care, which I am now the proud owner. Caroline

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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

Tyler PAsheville, NC

4.9

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Hi, my name is Tyler and I'm from San Jose, California. I've been around dogs of all sizes my whole life but have owned labs and a boxer pointer mix. I have dog sat, boarded, and walked multiple dogs over the last two years for family and friends. Some of the breeds I have watched are shitzu, labrador retriever, and English mastiff. I am looking forward to meeting your furry friends!

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Kelsey BAsheville, NC

4.9

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“Full-time pet caretaker (& pet lover & cuddler)”

Hello, I’m Kelsey! I have always been a MAJOR dog lover. When I was really young, I used to wish for a pet puppy each year as I blew out my birthday candles. My wish came true in 2003 with a rescued papillon mix, and since then I have owned three wonderful dogs. In 2010, I started walking and "dog-sat" for a variety of breeds- everything from chihuahuas and dachshunds to pit bulls and boxers! I cannot wait to meet your fur-baby and give them all the exercise and attention that they need!

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

Amber JAsheville, NC

4.9

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Hello! My name is Amber and I am the proud adoptive mother of a six and a half year old Cairn terrier poodle mix. I was active in fundraising efforts for FOTAS (Friends of the Animal Shelter) while living in southern Oregon. I thoroughly enjoy observing, intuiting and responding with compassion to each dog’s unique needs. I consider it a privilege to care for your beloved fur bundles of joy!

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

Sydney PAsheville, NC

4.9

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Hey, I'm Sydney! I grew up with dogs and currently have a Standard Poodle as a little brother! I have previously walked with Wag! and have several years of experience pet sitting and walking for neighbors, friends, and family. I am physically active and can handle your fast walkers, strong pups, and high energy friends. I cannot wait to meet you!

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High energy dogs, Dogs who pull

Kevin GAsheville, NC

4.9

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“Let’s pack snacks and make tracks!”

I’ve always loved dogs! I’ve had a lot of experience with learning to train my personal dogs. I volunteered at a local shelter in my city, and I often foster dogs as well. I had to give emergency birth to two liters of puppies for an elderly neighbor and after the second one I paid to have her dog altered. My three boys are my life. They are the most perfect fur babies I could have been paired with! I can’t wait to me YOUR furmily! I have been away from Wag! for a long time, but I’m back!

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

Stephanie BAsheville, NC

4.9

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Hey there! My name is Stephanie and I can't wait to meet your pup! I grew up having dogs in my house and just recently adopted my own. I'm high energy, so taking pups for walks is right up my alley!

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Can run with dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Elizabeth KAsheville, NC

4.9

(19)

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“Dog Charmer”

My pets are my children. When I got my dog 9 years ago, I took every step to train her properly and make sure she received the care and attention she needed. I can’t imagine life without pets. I’m often the person that bonds easily with animals everywhere I go.

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Can run with dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Janette FAsheville, NC

4.8

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“Human girl seeks pup love”

Hey y’all! I’ve been working in behavioral mental health for several years. I’m the go to dog aunt, stand in pup mom and have been walking/boarding/sitting dogs for many years. I’m so fortunate to have so many fur babies in my life! I am looking forward to supporting a loved member of your family. Happy to lend a hand to dog families consistently or folks who need a walker in a pinch. Thanks so much for taking the time to read a little bit about me and feel free to reach out any time.

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Training Exam Complete

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Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, Puppy care

Meredith WAsheville, NC

4.8

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Hello. My name is Meredith. I am a animal lover with a long history of animal shelter volunteering , pet sitting and pet walking! I am looking to spend my time doing work that is positive for my well being and animal care is the perfect fit. I am 100% reliable, loving and responsible for your furry baby.

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Dog Boarding in Asheville

Asheville is home to several shelters, rescues, and nonprofits committed to promoting animal welfare, caring for homeless pets, and providing education and resources for the local community.

The Asheville Humane Society was established in 1984, originally as the Buncombe County Friends for Animals Inc., to reunite, rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome the needy animals of Asheville and the surrounding area. In September 2010, they partnered with the county to operate two facilities: the society's Adoption and Education Center and the Buncombe County Animal Shelter. Together, their dedicated work includes sheltering homeless animals, adoption services, a foster program, low-cost vaccine clinics, educational programs, and food and veterinary care assistance. All animals are accepted with open arms through the Buncombe County Shelter building and provided with a warm bed, food, medical attention, vaccinations, behavioral consultation, and a comfortable space to live. The organization is committed to providing every animal that comes through their doors a new lease on life with a loving family of their own. As the only open admission shelter in the county, the Asheville Humane Society will never say they're full or close their doors to any animal in need.

Another compassionate organization serving the animals of Asheville is Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. The Asheville location of this charity was founded in 2007 to provide life-saving programs and resources to make entirely no-kill communities. Since then, the rescue has grown to have four additional chapters in various cities. The Asheville chapter works to rescue the city's homeless animals, find them loving homes, and advocate for animal welfare. Brother Wolf strongly believes in community engagement as an outlet to fuel its no-kill mission, recruit volunteers, and successfully operate their adoption and foster programs.

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Asheville

Dog Day Afternoon

48
Admission
$8.00

Month
September

Duration
12p.m.-5p.m.

Dog Day Afternoon

48

This event is one big puppy party hosted by Asheville's Mix 96.5 in celebration of the canines we love! Occurring at the Salvage Station Riverside Restaurant, this is the only day all year the dogs are welcome to romp around the beautiful riverfront location. The event features an adopt-a-thon, entertainment by the Ultimate Air Dogs, music, animal seminars, food trucks, a wiener dog race, doggie contests, craft brews, and more! A portion of the proceeds benefit the Asheville Humane Society, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, Charlie's Angels, and Boxer Butts and Other Mutts.

Three Dog Bakery

36
Admission
FREE!

Duration
10AM-5PM

Three Dog Bakery

36

Three Dog Bakery is a dog-friendly, animal loving establishment baking healthy, human-quality dog biscuits with premium natural ingredients. All of their wholesome and delectable goods exclude salt, sugar, chemicals, and animal fat. Browse the bakery with your dog along to sniff out some treats for all of your puppy pals and even your feline friends. They also carry leashes, toys, treat jars, beds, bowls, and more dog-approved products, making it a one-stop shop for all of your furry friend gift giving! The Three Dog Bakery is a wonder to behold from four legs!

Azalea Park & Dog Park

24
Admission
FREE!

Duration
Open 24 Hours

Azalea Park & Dog Park

24

This 155-acre park is recognized as one of Asheville's very best, featuring trails, picnic areas, lakes, soccer fields, disc golf, and most importantly, a well-maintained dog park! The off-leash park has two separate fenced areas, one for small dogs and one for large. There are plenty of shade trees, benches, and wide open spaces, making this dog park an ideal space for pets to run and play! Each fenced section has its own big water cooler with doggie dishes and the large dog area contains a relaxing gazebo. Once your dog runs all their sillies out, you can put them back on-leash to walk through the park, on the trails, and to the river access!

North Carolina Arboretum

12
Admission
$14.00

Duration
Hours Vary

North Carolina Arboretum

12

The North Carolina Arboretum is a perfect outdoor outing to hike and explore with your furry friends! All trails and grounds are dog-friendly, with the exception of buildings and some garden areas. Whether you are in seek of an easy stroll or a strenuous hike, the Arboretum has an endeavor for you. Each trail in the extensive system is rated either easy, easy to moderate, moderate, or difficult. This allows dogs of all ages, sizes, and health status' to enjoy some refreshing exercise! There are even some trailside streams for them to cool off in. Come explore the Arboretum with your canine companion!

Biltmore Estate

0
Admission
FREE!

Duration
9a.m.-5p.m.

Biltmore Estate

0

Nestled in the mountains of Asheville, the Biltmore Estate is George Vanderbilt's 8,000-acre estate established more than a century ago and it is dog-friendly! Vistors are welcome to wander the elegantly landscaped gardens and grounds with leashed dogs or explore inside the 250-room chateau. Though dogs aren't allowed inside the house, the grounds offer self-service kennels to house your pal while you tour inside! The kennels are unattended and meant for short spans of time. Each kennel locks and you take the key along with you while you're inside. Admission includes not only access to explore the house and grounds, but also exhibition viewing and free tastings at the Winery. The grounds are perfect for walking your leashed pets and you are encouraged to bring them along!