Pet Sitting and Boarding in Salem

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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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Hi! My name is Victoria and I have always had a dog in my life. I’ve had a shih-tzu all the way to a lab. At the moment I have a lab mixed with GSP. His name is Zeke and he is like me child and I will treat your dog the same! I understand that your dog needs lots of love and exercise. I will make sure your dog will get everything they need and more! I look forward to meeting your best friend!

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My name is Brianna, and I adore animals. I have experience with: rabbits, hamsters, ferrets, cats, and dogs. I like them in all shapes and sizes! Currently, I have two small dogs and three cats. Let me know if your critter has any special needs. Please contact me if you have any questions! PS: I am happy to water your plants upon request. 🌸

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Dog Boarding in Salem

The quaint community of Salem is a place that pet parents will undoubtedly want to escape from time to time. But what do you do with your canine compadre while you're out of town?

Rather than worrying about your fur-baby going to a nearby kennel, why not consider one of the dog sitters and boarders in your area? 

Overnight caregivers with Wag! offer an affordable alternative to traditional kennels, and you can sleep soundly knowing your pup is comfortable in a home environment. Plus, with your permission, your chosen caregiver can take your pup for an on-leash walk to get some much-needed exercise. 

Read on to find out more about the average cost of dog boarding and sitting, as well as the best overnight care options in Salem.

Average Cost of Dog Boarding in Salem

While looking at Salem dog boarding facilities, you'll come across several kennels across the metro area. Most offer basic kennels, which cost around $25 per night.

While this seems an inexpensive option, most kennels charge extra fees depending on your dog's size and needs. For example, many charge extra for applying medication, one-on-one playtime, and additional meals. Make sure you get a full breakdown of expenses so you don't get a surprisingly high bill when you return home. 

Some kennels also provide luxury accommodation, which generally costs around $45 per night. Bonuses include a larger, quieter room and climate control to ensure your pup is comfy year-round. Again, extra charges may apply for medication, playtime, and walks.

If you're looking for an alternative, consider booking a Salem dog boarder through Wag!. An affordable choice, these boarders charge an average of $44 to $53 per night, and your pup will be much happier cuddled up in a home environment.

Average Cost of Dog Sitting in Salem

Alternatively, you may have an anxious Afghan who would be happier at home while you're away. A few companies provide overnight dog sitting services in Salem and charge around $60 per night. There may be additional charges if you have more than one dog or book over a holiday. 

Most dog sitters in Salem won't stay the night at your house but will instead check in on your dog for a lower price. These flying visits usually last around 30 minutes and include feedings, a potty break, and maybe a short walk. These services are about $17 per visit, but can be more expensive over the holidays. 

If you can't find a suitable sitter for Snoopy, check out some of the top-rated Salem dog sitters on the Wag! platform. With rates starting at just $39 per night, these services are an excellent alternative to traditional sitters, and you'll sleep soundly knowing your woofer is being waited on tail and paw. 

Dog Boarding in Salem

Whether you're away for the day or the week, vetted dog boarders through Wag! will ensure your pup's tail is wagging when you get home.

Booking a dog boarder through Wag! is a breeze. Download the Wag! app, log in to your account, select "Boarding" from the overnight care options, and enter details about your pup and your trip. You can also add transportation for an additional fee. 

Then, you'll be presented with a list of all the top-rated caregivers in your area. Once you've found a Salem dog boarder you like, you can message them through Wag! Chat to ensure they're the right fit for Rowdy. Plus, many Pet Caregivers specialize in caring for specific breeds and age groups, so you’ll quickly find a caregiver that has the right skills to care for your fur-baby. 

While you're away, your dog boarder will send pictures and updates for extra peace of mind that your woofer is settling okay in their new environment. Your mutt is sure to have a blast during their sleepover and will no doubt feel more at home than they would at your local kennel. 

You'll be spoiled for choice when choosing a caregiver — 99% percent of all boarding sessions end in a 5-star review, meaning there's sure to be a few superstars in your area!

Dog Sitting in Salem

Prefer your pooch stays at home? A Salem dog sitter will look after your hound and home so you can make the most of your next getaway. 

Booking is simple. Head to the overnight care tab on the Wag! app and select "Sitting" instead of "Boarding". Then, enter your trip details, info about your doggo, and pick a prime candidate. Once that’s done, you can discuss any special care your dog needs, like dietary requirements and medication. 

While you’re away, your sitter will send pics of your pup playing and taking a snooze, so you know your home is as harmonious as when you left. Want to check in? Message your sitter anytime via the Wag! app.

Whether you have an elderly Chihuahua or an energetic Collie, your mutt is sure to have an exciting adventure with a Pet Caregiver through Wag!. So when you're next going out of town, book a dog sitter or boarder on the Wag! platform and get your pupper the best possible care.

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