Pet Sitting and Boarding in New York

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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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John LNew York, NY

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“Dog walking is no job - it's a passion!”

Hi there! I have been walking dogs in Hoboken, NJ for over 3 years now, which I absolutely love! I have had an endearing love for dogs since 2001 when my parents finally gave into the many pleas of my two younger brothers and I to get us a dog. We were introduced to Tiki, a magnificent Black Labrador, who became the sister we never had.

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

Susi MNew York, NY

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I doubt you're ever gonna find anyone who loves dogs more than I do. I've lived with dogs my whole life, walked at least 100 of my friends dogs, read dog books, volunteered at the Humane society in Hawaii, donate to ASPCA monthly, and just love them like crazy. I'm used to walking between 35.000 to 45.000 steps a day and can't wait to start walking your little one.

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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

Pedro BNew York, NY

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I have house sited and pet sited for customers who requested overnight stays. I took care of cats and dogs. I'm comfortable with all breeds and sizes! Can't wait to meet your pup.

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

Erik KNew York, NY

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Hi! I'm Erik- photographer/writer/park extraordinaire- new to NY from sunny, dog-loving paradise of Austin. I've had Bearded Collies my entire life and love caring for dogs!

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Robert BNew York, NY

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Hi!! Robert here in NYC - long time dog owner & lifetime dog lover. I’m reliable & your dogs safety is my number one priority. I can’t wait to be your dogs new best friend.

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

John SNew York, NY

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I was raised on a farm in California, and I have been around dogs since I was a very young child. I have cared for dogs both professionally and for family, roommates and neighbors. I LOVE dogs, and I think they can sense when they meet a dog lover, which probably explains why they tend to love me as much as I love them. I look forward to spending time with your furry friend!

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Katherine BNew York, NY

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“8 yrs experience | Full time walker | All breeds”

Hi my name is katherine, it will be a pleasure walk your pup! I have experience with different kind of dog, specialized in rescued and seniors dogs. I was volunteered for 7 years in Sudamérica helping to abandoned dog and helping them to find a new home. I’m very patient and I’ll fallow very careful any instruction that you give me. I been working with wag for at least 1 year. I will always happy to help you with your furry friend!

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

Dan KNew York, NY

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Hi there. My name is Dan. I go to school at GW, and I'm looking to walk some local pooches to help pay for school. I'm new to the world of professional pet care, but I'm no stranger to caring for dogs. I have a basset hound mix named Bon Bon back home (who I miss like crazy) that I've loved and cared for the past 8 years. I've also had experience sitting and walking dogs for neighbors and relatives. I look forward to getting out to meet some new pups and brighten their days.

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Oquan PNew York, NY

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I am a native New Yorker who has always had dogs growing up, including three pitbulls, a rottweiler and a pug. I currently have a 5-year old Shiba Inu named Rocky. I've always loved dog sitting for my friends and family. I'll walk your dog with the love and care that I do with my own!

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Carlo VNew York, NY

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Hello! My name is Carlo, I LOVE dogs and I am the proud daddy of two wonderful English Bulldogs. Growing up I have always had dogs around me, and I have years of experience dog waking and dog sitting. I believe that dogs are family members and understand why they are men's best friends. I live in Inwood but I can easily move all around Manhattan to help you, and become your dog’s best friend!

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Dog Boarding in New York

The Big Apple is a city full of lights, excitement, and people, and there is always something fun going on. More than likely though, there are times when you feel that a jaunt to the quiet countryside may be in order for a change of pace. But what about your furry companion while you are gone? You just can’t take them anywhere to stay—your pooch is precious after all. 

Before stressing about leaving your best bud in a kennel, look at some of the caring sitters and boarders right in New York. Vetted and experienced sitters and boarders will give your dog excellent care while you take some time away. Many of the dog caregivers in the city are New York dog walkers, and with your permission, will take your pupper out and about to see the sights.

Whether gazing at Lady Liberty or taking a stroll on the Brooklyn Bridge Walk, an on-leash excursion for your pup is part of the package when you give the A-okay.

Wondering what the best option is for you and your dog? Read on to get the scoop on dog sitting and dog boarding in New York.

Average Cost of Dog Boarding in New York, NY

When looking for a place to park your pup for a couple of days, keep a few things in mind. Are you hoping for a cage-free environment? Or do you prefer your pup be comfortably tucked in at night in a space all their own? Consider what will suit your dog best and go from there. 

Some overnight care for dogs in New York involves a visit and stay of an hour or so at the facility to see how your pooch gets on. If they look comfortable and at ease, you may be in luck. The average price for dog boarding in New York is about $75 per night, with some places reducing the rate for longer stays.

Speak with a local dog boarder to see how the services work. Are medication administration and walks included in the nightly rate, or is there an extra fee? It’s also nice to know if you can get your dog groomed while they are there as well.

Not quite sure if your pooch is ready to be part of a pack? Instead, book a dog boarder on the Wag! platform, where your pupster gets to bring their favorite bed to a kind caregiver’s home. On average, pet caregivers through Wag! Offer a reasonable alternative starting at $44, ensuring your woofer’s comfort without burning a hole in your pocket.The estimated rate will be displayed at the bottom of the screen during booking, with a final price provided when a pet caregiver is selected for the service. Chat with your pet caregiver on the Wag! app and ask any questions you may have about the dog boarding services. 

Average Cost of Dog Sitting in New York, NY

Are you hoping that your precious pooch can stay in their own home while you are away? New York dog sitters may charge by the ½ hour, hour, or day. The average cost for dog sitting in New York ranges between $25-$50 an hour. Booking for full-day dog sitting in your home can cost about $100 a day.

It’s not always easy to find an available dog sitter, so be sure to book well before your planned trip. Remember to ask all of the right questions, such as whether there are travel fees and if the sitter is able to spend the night if that is your choice. On average, pet caregivers using Wag! charge $39 for a sitting service. The estimated rate will be displayed at the bottom of the screen during booking, with a final price provided when a pet caregiver is selected for the service.

The hours that your dog sitter is available can vary. If they plan to stay for the night only, look into a local dog walker to take your pooch out a few times throughout the day.

Dog Boarding in New York, NY

Once you are ready to book with a New York dog sitter, you can relax in the knowledge that your pupster is in good hands until you are back at home.

To begin, download the easy to use Wag! app. Create an account and answer a few easy questions about your furry best friend. Then you can choose “Boarding” from the Overnight Care tab to enter the dates you’ll be away.

You’ll see a list of vetted pet caregivers ready to give the best of care to your dog. Many boarders have experience working in local adoption centers and veterinary clinics. Read over some of the specialties offered and choose a dog boarder that suits you best.

Does your preferred dog boarder like to work with small dogs or large ones? Do they have experience giving medication if needed? Use Wag! Chat to discuss the needs of your special tail-wagger and let them know how to care for your pup.

Rest assured you’ll know how happy your woofer is when you see pictures and videos of them walking or playing a rousing game of fetch! Use the Wag! Chat feature to connect with your New York dog boarder anytime you are missing your pup.

Dog Sitting in New York, NY

If you want your pooch to stay at home while you travel, book an in-home dog sitter near you. Dog sitters with Wag! are ready to make your time away easy and carefree because you’ll know your happy hound is in good hands.
Begin Wag!’s dog sitting services by opening the Wag! app and making your way to the Overnight Care tab. Scroll through the many talented New York dog sitters to choose the one you feel will be the perfect match for your pet! Use Wag! Chat to discuss your expectations for their stay in your home.

Your dog will feel at ease even though you are away because they’ll have all of their prized toys and treats right where they are used to. Your New York dog sitter will send you updates on just how much fun your dog is having so you can rest easy! If you have further questions, take a look at our FAQs page.

Book a dog sitter or boarder with Wag! and take your trip worry-free. Leaving your dog with an experienced pet caregiver who has your dog’s best interest at heart makes leaving them much easier. 

No need to worry that your pupster is fearful or anxious—your dog will have a blast! Wag! clients happily leave top-notch reviews and that lets you know, to your caregiver, your dog is number one. 

Take your vacation or work travel without stress and worry. Dog boarding or sitting with Wag! is the pawfect solution!