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.
Hi I’m Charles! I have a 1 year old French bulldog named Frankie and my family has had dog breeds of several shapes and sizes. I love to get out with pups and have a good time in the fresh air, and am always down for some walks so I’d be glad to take your pup for one too. Something I’m pretty good at is getting even the laziest dogs to be happy and excited, some just need a little energy to get them going, I know my Frenchie does!
“Need a walk? Call Quinto!”
Hi I'm Quinn! Doggy dad to Hercules & Khal (2 toy poodles)! I have always loved dogs and been around them all my life! I also enjoy being physically active and would love to take your dog on long walks and can confidently handle any size of dog! I know from experience how important your dog is to you and I will treat them as if they were my own!
Can run with dogs, Fast walker, Puppy care
Hello, my name is Alexis! I grew up in Pittsburgh, PA with my pug and French bulldog. I am currently a college student. I worked at a dog groomers for over 5 years! I have experience with dogs of all sizes, ages, breed, and personalities. I make sure to treat every dog with as much love and care as I would with my own dogs and I would to do the same with your pet! I would love to get the chance to work with your pet and to make your Wag! experience as pleasurable as possible!
Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Puppy care
“Big or small I’ll walk and love them all!”
Hi, my name is Kendra! I have been caring for dogs all my life. My family also breeds dogs, so I have cared for young puppies as well as older dogs. I have done cat sitting for family and friends over the years as well.
Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Puppy training
Taking time from my University studies to rejuvenate and travel, dog walking with Wag allows me to earn a little extra! I was four years old when I began training our family dog. I was home alone for a few hours and crafted a special bond with our purebred Rottweiler named Zeus. Sometimes I get along better with animals than people, probably because my family has always bred dogs and treated them as part of the family. Wag is an amazing way for me to blend both my love for exercise and dogs!
“I can’t wait to meet your best friend!”
Hi! I grew up in Pittsburgh, PA, alongside dogs and other furry friends. I now live in Edinboro with my own pup, Sadie, while I attend graduate school. She’s my best friend, but there’s always room in my heart for more dogs! I think dogs are the kindest, purest creatures, and keeping them happy and safe keeps me happy! I can’t wait to meet your best friends!
Top Pet Caregiver
Oral medicine administration, High energy dogs, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience
Hello! My name is Alyssa, I am an avid animal lover and hope I can be of assistance to your dog walking/sitting needs. I have a chocolate lab named Nestle and I have been dog walking/sitting for the past ten years! Let me know if you have any other questions.
Top Pet Caregiver
Can run with dogs, Senior dog care, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Obedience training, Potty training, Puppy training
Hi, I'm Molly! I live in Spring, Texas and am basically convinced that dogs are the best thing that's ever happened to mankind. I had the opportunity to volunteer in shelters while in college at TAMU (whoop!). I then graduated to fostering and now have three adopted pups of my own (Odin, Maximus, and Astro). I am a lover of ALL dogs and can't wait to meet your best friend!
Hi my name is Josie! I’m a senior biology major. I love taking walks and would enjoy your fur babies company!
BYC spays and neuters all of their incoming pets in an effort to curtail the pet overpopulation.
The dogs that enter into Because You Care often come from neglectful or abusive homes. By opening your home to another soul that has the capacity to love his human beyond limits - you are telling that animal that they matter. If you are ready to make this commitment and change an abused animal's life forever, please contact the shelter and staff at BYC. There are so many pets waiting for their second chance.
Before your potential adoption is final, the pet will receive all necessary medical care and someone from the staff of BYC will perform a few home visits. This is necessary to make sure your home environment is safe and suitable for a new addition and for them to be sure the dog you want to adopt is the right dog for you and your family.
If you would like to volunteer at the rescue or become a potential foster family, contact Because You Care's staff. They will be grateful for your assistance. If you are able to make a donation of cleaning supplies, food, toys, treats and other necessary items, or a monetary donation, again the rescue will be grateful for whatever you can give. Loving animals is easy; being their voice and advocating for their safety and lives is much more difficult and time-consuming. Please do what you can for the love of animals all over the world.
On your mark, get set - GO! The Erie Runners Club will be sponsoring this annual 5k, 10K Racewalk on St. Patrick's Day. All participants must pre-register! There will be awards for the 1st place male and female along with age group awards as well. If you are a supporter, head on down to the Rotary Pavilion near the Waterworks area at Presque Isle with your whole family! Even Fido is welcome on his 6-foot leash, so all of you can come and cheer on the athletes! Be sure to clean up after your pooch. This race will take place no matter the weather so come prepared for rain if the forecast calls for it. Grab a snack before the race starts and bring your comfy chair to claim your spot along the course! GO! GO! GO!
Fido is excited because Santa Paws is coming to town! Let your pup climb up on Santa's lap and whisper his wishlist in the big guy's ear. You will get a picture of your pet with Santa - a paw-fect holiday keepsake! This event is sponsored by the Humane Society of NWPA. There will be loads of activities to keep you and your pup busy while you wait for your turn with Santa. For just a $10.00 fee, you and your pup can have a day filled with fun, activities and SANTA! Not a bad way to spend the day with your best friend by your side! Fido will woof you for taking him and you will have a great holiday photo for the mantel when all is said and done!
The shopping is all done. Congratulations! Now, you have to wrap it all - not a problem! Bring your gifts and your furry canine companion to the Harborcreek Pet Supplies Plus store to this annual "Puppies Aren't Presents" Holiday Wrapping Fundraiser! While you and your pup browse aisle upon aisle of dog toys, food, treats, leashes and collars and anything else your dog might need, the "elves" at Harborcreek Pet Supplies Plus store will wrap each and every one of your gifts in exchange for a donation. All donations this year will benefit advocacy groups against puppy mill cruelty. Your donation will fund educational resources - like providing children's books about animal welfare and puppy mills to local libraries and so much more. Please give generously to this wonderful cause!
Dashing through Erie, with your entire family? This drive-through Winter Wonderland is open to every member of the family that can squeeze into the car - even the furry ones! The Erie First Assembly Church hosts this festive evening in December. You are invited to drive through and feast your eyes on breathtaking light displays, a live nativity, music, grab some refreshments and so much more. The community looks forward to this event every year - it will surely get you in the holiday spirit! Happy Pawlidays all!
Now, this is the perfect place to bring Fido for a long walk! While you enjoy self-guided tours of 5 gorgeous homes, presented by the Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society, your pup can get his daily dose of exercise. Of course, Fido cannot come inside the houses, but the outdoor grounds are worth checking out on their own! Get some chilly November air in your lungs, burn some calories, spend some time with your furry buddy and see some of the most breathtaking homes in the city. Maybe you can get some ideas for decorating your home this holiday! There will be light refreshments, raffles and Chinese auction baskets. Be sure to clean up after your leashed pup out on the street. You won't want to miss this event!
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