Overnight dog care in Scranton

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How it works

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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Kasey BScranton, PA

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I love dogs! I have had multiple kinds of different dogs my entire life and I have been a part of training and walking every single one of them! I also have a puppy of my own. He’s a golden retriever/german shepherd mix so I’m good with dogs of all sizes

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

Shannon FScranton, PA

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My name is Shannon. I am 22 years old. I grew up with animals all my life and have never had a bad experience. I love all kinds of animals. I have been walking dogs for over a year now and I have dog sat for many friends and family. I have experience with dogs of different breeds and sizes.

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Ashley FScranton, PA

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“Let me love on your fur baby!”

Hi I’m Ashley! I have lots of experience with animals and know that your fur baby is family. I’d love to take them for walks and care for them when you aren’t able to!

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Francesca JScranton, PA

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Hello there, my name is Francesca and I'll be your Wag Walker! Dogs have always been an important part of my life - from own a dog in my younger years to working at large on-demand pet product companies, my main goal is to make sure your pet is as comfortable and happy as can be! Dogs are not my only experience - I also care for aquatic pets, reptiles, felines, and birds.

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Lauren MScranton, PA

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“LOVE EM ALL”

My name is Lauren Matthews, and I am a dog lover! I grew up around dogs of all different breed and sizes. Under my supervision every animal will be loved and cared for unconditionally!

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

Tina MScranton, PA

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I am currently a dog mom to two bully breeds, a foster mom for dogs, and a certified canine massage therapist. I have over 20 years experience with all types of dogs and will absolutely treat your dog with respect, love, and compassion - just as if he/she were my own. There is no doubt that your dog will have a wonderful experience if you choose me as their dog walker.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker

Lisa RScranton, PA

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“Dog's are my passion”

Hi, my name is Lisa and I'm an animal lover. I've owned animals my whole life and that's why I decided to become a certified vet assistant. I've worked at a doggy daycare & boarding facility & I volunteer at my local shelter. I own 3 dogs 2 are rescues & they are my loves. I look forward to meeting you're beautiful pups. I am also an animal reiki practitioner.

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Dog first aid and/or CPR, Oral medicine administration, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, Special needs dog care, High energy dogs, Training experience, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Fast walker

Sarah RScranton, PA

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“Dogs Are My Life and Love”

Hi my name is Sarah and I live in Dickson City, PA. I have adored dogs since I was a little kid, and had a Black Labrador and Manchester Terrier growing up. I was a dog walker all throughout high school for my neighbors and friends. I loved walking their dogs, because I got to know them and become their friend. I am fantastic with dogs and know how to communicate with them on their level. I will accommodate your needs for your dog, and treat them like royalty. I hope to be your next dog walker!

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

Michalena VScranton, PA

4.8

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Hi! My name is Micki and I can’t wait to meet your best friend. Anyone who knows me knows my biggest passion in life is animals. I have 4 years of experience being a volunteer vet technician at Memorial Veterinary Hospital and have walked dogs for Griffin Pond. I have a Golden Retriever at home and wouldn’t treat your beloved pet any differently than I treat my own! I have a lot of experience with dogs and my goal is to make this a worry-free experience for you.

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Can run with dogs, Oral medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Puppy care, Fast walker

Kelly PScranton, PA

4.8

(15)

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Hi! My name is Kelly I just moved back to the area and am looking for work so I have a lot of free time to get some exercise in with your pups and go for some good walks! :)

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Injected medicine administration, Puppy care, Fast walker

Dog Boarding in Scranton

Established in 1938, the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter has always been dedicated to providing shelter and the best quality of life for animals that come into their care until they can be placed in loving forever homes. Originally located in Scranton, PA, the shelter serves the pets and people throughout Lackawanna County. They moved their location to the neighboring South Abington Township in 1983 to inhabit facilities that would expand and enhance the care they provide for animals in need. 

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter is a registered nonprofit organization. They receive no outside funding from the government or animal welfare organizations, but rather rely solely on the generous donations from community members, fundraising, bequests, and grants to carry out their lifesaving mission. As an open admission shelter, the organization accepts all animals, regardless of breed or condition, including those brought in by law enforcement or dog wardens. Similarly, they will never euthanize an animal to create space. 

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter provides a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves and they consider this a vital responsibility. The shelter cares for more than 200 animals on a daily basis and around 4,000 each year, ensuring that all of their physical, medical, behavioral, and emotional needs are met. All of their efforts are centered around the mission to prevent cruelty to animals and promote responsible pet ownership. 

Committed to making the community stronger for people and their pets, the nonprofit offers adoption services, a foster program, lost and found pet reporting, humane education programs, animal training, a discounted spay/neuter program, and investigation of animal abuse. Working with the support of their local community, the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter strives to positively transform the future of the area's homeless and abused animals.

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Scranton

Furry Friends 5K

48
Admission
$20.00

Month
April

Duration
8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Furry Friends 5K

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Bring along your furry friend and come move your paws for a cause! The annual Furry Friends 5K takes place every April to benefit the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter. The enormous fundraiser event encourages pets and their people to be active and celebrates the love that furry friends bring into our lives! Registration begins at 8:30 am and the 5K run/walk kicks off at 10 am from the Olive Street Trailhead of the Lackawanna Heritage Trail. Medals will be awarded to both 2 and 4-legged participants in 7 categories plus first place feline and canine awards! All proceeds directly support the compassionate care of thousands of homeless animals.

Paws in the Park

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Admission
FREE!

Month
September

Duration
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Paws in the Park

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Paws in the Park is a celebration of all things animal! Organized by the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, the event aims to provide adoption awareness and humane education in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. The family and pet-friendly gathering features tons of pet-related vendors, music, animal demonstrations, local merchants, children's activities, a photo booth, food and beverage, and more! There will even be a microchipping and rabies vaccine clinic on site providing low-cost services to keep your critter companion safe. Your furry friends are encouraged to attend, but please keep them leashed or in a carrier. Pets in the Park is a free event, but donations for the animal shelter are welcome and appreciated!

Tracey's Hope Memorial Pet Walk

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Admission
$25.00

Month
June

Duration
10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Tracey's Hope Memorial Pet Walk

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Every June, pets and their people gather in McDade Park to walk together in celebration of all animals but especially in memory of our furry friends who have passed. The event brings together lots of local vendors and nonprofit organizations. It also includes kid and canine activities, a basket auction, a petting zoo, animal demonstrations, and entertainment! Registration begins at 10 am followed by a pet blessing, ceremony, and memorial walk. Crowd-friendly, leashed canines are encouraged to attend! Be awed by agility dog demos, enjoy entertainment for the whole family, and honor the furry creatures who bring light to your life! All proceeds benefit Tracey's Hope Hospice Care Program & Rescue for Domestic Animals.

Pet Photos with Santa

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Admission
$10.00

Month
November

Duration
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pet Photos with Santa

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Have your furry friends been on their best behavior this year? Bring them out for some fun festivities where they can take a photo with Santa and get on the coveted nice list! The annual holiday photo session takes place at the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter and all proceeds benefit their mission to shelter, rehabilitate, and rehome animals in need. You are encouraged to dress your pet for the season! A limited supply of holiday sweaters will be available for purchase on-site. The suggested donation of $10 gets you a downloadable picture or a hard copy can be mailed to your home for an additional $3 fee. Calling all holiday hounds and festive felines- you don't want to miss this!

Connell Dog Park

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Admission
FREE!

Duration
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Connell Dog Park

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Connell Dog Park is the perfect dog designated destination to bring your canine companion! The fully-fenced grassy space features shade trees and separate areas for small and large dogs to run, exercise, and play. Bring out your playful pups to stretch their legs, frolic with friends, and sprint through the expansive space! Just be sure to clean up after your pet and bring along your own doggie water, as none is available on site. The well-maintained park is a favorite among the area's canines. Plenty of owners agree that their dogs are sure to have a great time at Connell Dog Park!