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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.
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Wag! is the nation's fastest-growing network of vetted and background checked pet sitters, overnight boarding, dog walkers, dog trainers, and even virtual vet chat. Schedule ahead for pet care while you are away, or book on-demand pet care during the workday. In 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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Danica took the best care of Penny, like always! Penny always loves her vacation with Danica!
Danica took such amazing care of Penny, like always! Penny had a wonderful vacation and thank you again Danica!
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Thank you so much Olivia for going above and beyond for our furry family members!!! Arya and Ellie are already looking to book our next trip for us so you can come back
Took my dogs for a great walk and helped us take care of them for the night. Awesome job!
Kaitlyn did a great job taking care of Penny today. Thank you Kaitlyn!
Thanks for asking great questions ahead of time and for the updates throughout. Sully was a happy boy when I got back, so it was clear that he enjoyed his time with you.
Mitchell is great with my doggos and always keeps me updated, which gives me a peace of mind when away from home.
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Pints for Pups
Take part in the original dog-friendly beer fest event at Pints for Pups! Enjoy a day full of delicious food, beer tasting, and live music. Each year, the event takes on a new theme, so keep your eyes peeled for what you should wear to Jim Dietrich Park in Muhlenberg for the party.
With more than 75 beers to taste, you will be set for hours of shopping at the vendor booths on-site.
Ticket prices vary. General admission is $40 per person and VIP tickets are $75 and grant early admission to the event and other extra goodies. Designated Driver passes are $20 and Junior passes for children six and over are $10 each. Children five and under get in free. All adult tickets come with a commemorative pint glass.
Even better, all proceeds go to helping animals in Berks and Lancaster Counties.
Walk for the Animals and Walktoberfest
Every October, join the Humane Society of Berks County and the Humane League of Lancaster County for the Walk for the Animals and Walktoberfest. The event raises money for both local rescues. Each year, thousands of participants show up to support animals in need.
You can participate in the walk to raise money for these great organizations! All registered walkers receive an event t-shirt. VIP walkers will have access to the exclusive Buffet and Beer Garden. Participation in the event is free, but walkers should plan to fundraise prior to the event.
This annual event has taken place for over 40 years and is a huge fundraising opportunity for the organizations it helps.
It’s a Pet’s Life Festival
Celebrate your pooch and all they do for you at It’s a Pet’s Life Festival every October at Charles F Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory in Lilitz, Pennsylvania. Rescue organizations will be on-site collecting donations and allowing event-goers to meet some of the pups looking for new homes.
Children’s activities include bouncy castles, face painting and temporary tattoos. Enjoy costume and trick contests, food trucks, carnival games, music, Halloween photos, a pet parade, food trucks, and a raffle! Your doggo is sure to enjoy a day outside in costume with you and your family.
Admission is free, but donations are requested, so please give if you can!
Tailwagger’s Trick or Treat
Everyone loves trick or treating, and dogs are no exception! Bring your lucky pooch out to Tailwagger’s Trick or Treat each October for spooky celebrations and fun. Dress up your pup for a chance to win one of the many costume contests. Adults and children are also encouraged to dress up.
Enjoy music, great dog and human geared vendors, and a beer garden as well! Children can take part in face-painting, dancing, and crafts, as well as munch on delicious candy. There will also be a Halloween-themed photo booth where your whole family can take fun photos.
The event is free to the public. Times will be announced closer to the date of the event.
Howliday Open House
Join the Humane League of Lancaster County each December for the Howliday Open House! Good pups can take photos with Santa Paws from noon to 4 pm and ask him for Christmas goodies while they're there.
Your pup will enjoy all kinds of dog-friendly treats and you can munch on sweet, yummy things as well. Raffles will take place throughout the event.
Adoptable pets will be there too, and each one adopted during the open house will go home with a special gift.
Admission is free, but photos with Santa are $5 each. You will receive your image in an email within about a week of the event.
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