Pet Sitting and Boarding in Portsmouth

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How it works

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Skip the kennel

Sittings take place at your home and boardings take place at your pet caregiver's home.

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Flexible transportation

All pet caregivers offer pick-up and drop-off for boarding services.

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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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Pamela RPortsmouth, NH 03801

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I love all animals, and have owned and dog-sat a variety of dogs throughout my life. I have 2 rescue dogs, Indiana Jones and Matheson, and get great joy out of spending time with them and watching other dogs, too. I know how important exercise is in a dogs life, and how important convenience is to dog parents. I'd like to be able to help solve both of these things by being available as a walker for dogs of all sizes, breeds, and activity levels - to put some fun and movement into their day!

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

Jennifer DPortsmouth, NH 03801

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Proud animal lover and dog mom of two chihuahuas! I’ve walked all kinds of dogs with the Humane Society for two years, and I’ve taken two dog training and intelligence courses. I’m currently studying in Connecticut, but I am staying in my hometown- where I’ve grown up for most of my life- for the summer. I’ve just started working with Wag! but I am committed to providing the best possible service!

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Henry PPortsmouth, NH 03801

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“I Grew up with 2 dogs and love being around them!”

Hey my name is Henry and I’ve been living with dogs my whole life . I grew up with 2 cairn terriers so I’ve always been a custom to how dogs need to be treated and how to properly care for them. I personally love being around dogs so this is more of a hobby than a job , although I do need to pay the bills. I would love to get to know you and you’re pet! I have a very open schedule so I can do short or long term agreements based on whatever your needs are, all questions are welcome . Thank you !

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

George JPortsmouth, NH 03801

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Hi my name is George, I'm a Graduate student in a doctorate program. I have been walking dogs and caring for them since I was a child. I have always loved being around dogs and the companionship they bring. I will care for your dog as if he or she were my own. I look forward to walking your dog!

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Can run with dogs, Fast walker

Rosie DPortsmouth, NH 03801

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Hi! My name is Rosie. I'm a college student who loves fuzzy creatures of all kinds, especially dogs. I've been a walker and pet sitter for puppies, big and energetic dogs, elderly dogs, dogs with special needs, you name it. As a pet mom myself, I take great pride in looking after your furry family member. I can't wait to walk with you!

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Abbey RPortsmouth, NH 03801

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Hello there! My name is Abbey Rose and I'm a PA student in Boston with lots of experience sitting, walking, and owning dogs! I was raised along with George the Golden Retriever, and learned to love playing, walking, teaching, and wrestling with dogs at an early age. After George passed away, I kept dogs in my life by being the designated dog-sitter for all family and friends. Last year, I started working for Sandy Paws Dog Walking and Pet Sitting company in CT and learned more about professional walking, and especially enjoyed being taught by Bryony, the owner of the company, about canine behavior, training, and dog walking ettiquette. Now I've moved to Boston and am ready to put my skills to work with your pups!

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Jessie BPortsmouth, NH 03801

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“Woof woof!”

I grew up a dog enthusiast and joined my friends for every dog walk that I could. I have lived small dogs, big dogs, old dogs, puppies and have volunteered at animal shelters. I love dogs!

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

Chelsey BPortsmouth, NH 03801

4.8

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Hi! My name is Chelsey, and I've been a dog lover since I was born. I've never not had a dog in the house and have a ton of experience pet sitting, dog walking and boarding dogs! Can't wait to meet your best friend!

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Bethany BPortsmouth, NH 03801

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I worked for PetSmart for a year and a half being a dog bather. I also have dog sat for many people over night at there home and mine. I have owned dogs my whole life. Have work at aintree kennel in Boxford,ma as a kennel attendant in 2019. I am also pet first aid certified.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Dogs who pull, Training experience

Christine MPortsmouth, NH 03801

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Hi, I’m Christine! I've had pets my entire life growing up, whether it was cats, dogs, hamsters, rabbits; I know the importance of loving and caring for a pet. I started dog walking when I was in middle school for my neighbor and loved it! I am friendly, easy going, trustworthy and can provide great care for your pet because I will treat your pet as if it were my own! Please let me know if I sound like a good fit, it would be wonderful to meet you and your dog!

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Dog Boarding in Portsmouth

Portsmouth, New Hampshire is the port city on the seacoast at the mouth of the Piscataqua River that divides Maine from New Hampshire. It is the nation's third oldest city, founded in 1623. Today, it is a metropolitan hub for surrounding communities and is often on lists of best places to live. 

Located 10 miles south of Portsmouth in Stratham is the New Hampshire Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). This non-profit society services over 121 communities in the Seacoast region. The mission of the organization is to save the lives of companion animals through rescue, rehabilitation, and adoptions, to eliminate animal cruelty and to advance the highest standards of animal welfare. The organization takes in over 2500 animals every year in their open admission and no-time-limit facility while they take every step to work toward a finding every animal a fur-ever home. 

There are a range of dog training classes - from puppies to older dogs. Through their Humane Education program, more than 8000 children a year are trained to show compassion toward animals. They investigate 600-800 cruelty or neglect cases a year. Since 1872, they have been coordinating with others to fight cruelty to animals, with a range of organizations and legislators. 

They are constantly working to extend their foundation through donations, community participation, fundraising events, and working with volunteers. Medical care includes spay and neutering and rabies clinics. They maintain the Rolling Hills Pet Cemetery as a place for owners to memorialize their beloved companions.


Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Portsmouth

Doggie Paddle Plunge

48
Admission
$35.00

Month
February

Duration
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Doggie Paddle Plunge

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Ready, set, run - splash, brrrrrr...and shake it off - all to help save lives for the New Hampshire SPCA at the Doggie Paddle Plunge! You can "freeze your tail off" for the sake of dogs at this February plunge into the Atlantic Ocean off of the seacoast of the nearby New Castle Great Island Common, just 3 miles from Portsmouth. If you don't like getting wet and cold, you can opt to be a virtual plunger. While you are off the leash for your great plunge, your pooch must wait on the beach.

South Mill Dog Pond Park

36
Admission
FREE!

Duration
Year-Round

South Mill Dog Pond Park

36

This park has a double fenced area where dogs of all sizes can go off leash to play together. There is also an unfenced area at the west end of the pond where dogs can have more space to run and have adventures off the leash. Take your pooch down Pleasant Street and you will find the pond in the middle of the park. The pond has a natural beauty that you and your best friend can take in as you enjoy your time together. The Pierce Island nearby is a special treat but check the status of construction as this may impact your access with a pet.

"Bone" Appetit and Shop 'til You Drop

24
Admission
FREE!

Duration
Hours dependent upon establishment

"Bone" Appetit and Shop 'til You Drop

24

Portsmouth is a dog-friendly city with 20 restaurants where you can dine with your pet at outdoor tables. Hot Diggity Dawg! The range of food and libations is incredible - from gourmet restaurants to craft beer to Irish pub fare and beyond - there are plenty of choices for the foodie with Fido. You can wander from the waterfront to downtown, taking in the charming brick architecture.  The city is so dog-friendly that you will find many shops that welcome four-legged visitors as well. Some are even known for offering a treat and water bowl to your dog while you shop or enjoy your meal!

Paws Walk

12
Admission
$25.00

Month
June

Duration
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Paws Walk

12

Known as the "furriest event in New Hampshire,  the Paws Walk is a fund-raising event for the New Hampshire Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The two-mile walk is held in June at the Stratham Hill Park. The event brings out over 2000 people and hundreds of dogs! More than just a walk in the "bark", the day is a celebration with vendors, food, demonstrations, and contests.  The build-a-pet-house contest brings out creative housing for hounds! If you raise $25.00, you will get a t-shirt. It's a fun day for a great "paws".

Portsmouth Harbour Trail Tour

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Admission
$15.00

Duration
Thursdays and Saturdays 1:00 at the Kiosk

Portsmouth Harbour Trail Tour

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The Portsmouth Harbour Trail Tour is a dog-friendly guided walk through 400 years of history! The tour will retrace the legends of the Sons of Liberty, the early merchants, beer barons, privateers, Royale Governors and legends of the waterfront. Guides will take you past the historic homes, trademark tugboats and working waterfront, Market Square with pet-friendly shops and scenic Prescott Park. This tour has been rated as "Best of New England Editor's Choice".