Pet Sitting and Boarding in Providence

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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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Cheryl SProvidence, RI

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My name is Cheryl and I love dogs more than anything in the world. I have been a professional dog walker for about 7 nears now. I have worked for professional pet services and I also have had my own business as well. I have experience in working at local animal shelters as well. I have a very flexible schedule now and look forward to getting to know you and your dog!

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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

Kristine MProvidence, RI

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Hi! Kristine here! I am a self professed dog person. I currently get to love on my two amazing children in their 20's and 3 amazing dogs! I have had a life full of puppy love and doggy kisses! I've been lucky enough to be the human companion to Bear, Barney,Ginger, Tanner, Lexi, Cobaka and Soukie and Titan! I've learned so much from each of them about love, friendship, patience and devotion. I am looking forward to the many wonders your pup will teach me!

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Perri BProvidence, RI

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Hi! My name is Perri, and I've been living in Boston for the past 7 years. Growing up, I had 2 chocolate labradors, Bubba and Dudley, who I cared for and followed me all around the neighborhood making friends. In my adult life, I've cared for/trained pets for friends and roommates including a pitbull puppy named Paisley, an English bulldog puppy named Jasper, and a Yorkshire Terrier named Tammy. I currently have a mixed breed rescue dog named Kane. He has opened up to me and become super sweet to people in the time that I've had him. I like dogs of all shapes and sizes, and I have the patience, temperament, and experience to handle many different breeds. I can't wait to meet your pup too!

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Melanie GProvidence, RI

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“Dogs rule, people drool...”

Hi I'm Melanie. I have had dogs all of my life. I'm friendly and loving and will treat your baby as if he were my own. I provide poop bags and I usually have treats on me

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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, Obedience training, Behavioral training, Socialization training, Potty training, Puppy training

Samantha KProvidence, RI

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“Life is too short, love every dog you can!!!”

I have been working with dogs for 15 years now, I am Canine and Feline CPR certified and have completed a course in reading canine body language. I know some basic vet tech knowledge and signs of stress. My passion in life has always been animals, I have had more dogs and cats growing up then I can count on one hand and now I am living my dream of working with them as a full time walker! I have 2 dogs of my own and 2 boys that love animals just as much as me!

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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, Dogs who pull, Puppy care

Crystal AProvidence, RI

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Ive never know life without the companionship of a dog. Throughout my life I have personally owned dogs of various breeds. I have cared for these breeds either by dog walking or overnight care. Many of my friends and families will tell you I am a natural animal caregiver.

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Sally MProvidence, RI

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Hi! My name is Sally. l have four dogs my beagle is 15 now so she doesn’t join in on the walks anymore, the younger ones though love to walk in the neighborhood. l'm an empty nester so as well as making my dogs happy for the day l have time to help make someone else’s dog happy!

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Hailey MProvidence, RI

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“Fur Is My Favorite Accessory!”

Hi! I'm Hailey, I currently have 3 dogs that are my fur babies- Jackson and Ripley who are hound mixes and Rowan who is a pitbull/lab mix! I've always had a love for animals especially dogs! I always look forward to dog sitting for friends and family when they're away. I've had experience with many dog breeds, ages and sizes! I will always treat your precious baby as if he or she was one of my own! (-: I look forward to meeting you & your fur baby!!! (-:

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

Samantha CProvidence, RI

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Hello! I’m Samantha. I’ve been working with Wag! for about two years, I’ve had animals all my life, I’ve been a constant supporter of local shelters, the Humane Society, and the ASPCA. I worked at a pet supply store during my gap year as a pet food coach, and as an associate with grooming salon safety training. For the past two years I’ve worked for Wag in NYC while going to school there. I also have one dog and two cats of my own in Massachusetts. I can’t wait to meet your furry friend!

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Connie DProvidence, RI

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Let me introduce myself by first telling you I am a lover of all animals especially dogs and horses. I am 64 years young very healthy and part of my exercise is walking. I was raised with German Shepherd‘s and I have a dog of my own . I am also in the medical field where I do walk my clients dogs as well as house sit when they go on vacation. I consider myself to be a reliable,caring,responsible and honest person.

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

Dog Boarding in Providence

When those wet Rhode Island winters roll around, many Providence pet parents trade their view of Narraganset Bay for sunshine and warm sand down south. Keeping your canine compadre in tow isn't always an option. Providence pet parents often seek dog kennels for pet care if they don't have friends or family able to take their fur-baby.

The problem with local dog boarders is they usually have strict criteria that make many dogs ineligible, and the pups who make the cut still may not fit in. The kennel setting can be a difficult adjustment for dogs who are sensitive to noise or aren't comfortable with other pets. For these pups, looking into in-home dog sitters near you might be the answer. 

In-home dog sitting services provide a sense of security for both the pet and pet parents. Great local dog sitters offer their furry clients the mental and emotional support they need, and the one thing boarders cannot — the comfort of home. The familiarity of being in their "safe space" and having that human connection can reduce stress and separation anxiety for many canines. 

Another benefit of using dog sitting services is they can prevent a lapse in insurance coverage if you're going away for several weeks. Many house insurance policies state that long periods of inoccupancy voids policy terms. Technicalities aside, there's peace of mind in knowing your fur-baby and home are in the hands of someone you trust.

Your dog will be glad to know that some Providence dog sitters on the Wag! network moonlight as dog walkers and would love to take them for a stroll at local doggy destinations like Woonasquatucket River Greenway Bike Path. (With your permission, of course!)

Average Cost of Dog Boarding in Providence 

You expect to pay between $50 and $69 for Providence, RI dog boarding services in a conventional kennel setting. Weekends, holiday stays, and medication administration come with additional surcharges, and if you can't make it by the standard checkout time, you'll pay a $20 late fee. 

Kennel stays around Providence usually entail a few potty breaks, 2 meals, and housing in a minimal wire or glass enclosure. There are a lot of exclusions to consider when looking into Providence dog boarders. Local dog boarders won't accept pups under 4 months, excessive barkers, intact adults, dogs behind on their shots, or those that fail the temperament evaluation. 

Some facilities offer overnight "camp" programs that range from $82 to $98 a night. These programs provide lots of fun outings, but many dogs are ineligible due to the strict regulations. To enroll, dogs must be completely housebroken, over 2 years old, weigh less than 50 lbs, and show absolutely no signs of aggression. 

So what's a pet parent to do if their fur-baby isn’t eligible for traditional dog boarding services?

Luckily, Wag! overnight care services have no restrictions on pet age or breeds, and there are tons of local dog boarders on our network who would love to take your pup into their home!

Whether you need a nanny for one night or a week, dog boarders on our platform will work with you to create a pet care plan specifically for your woofer. Starting at just $39 a night, pricing for dog boarding services through Wag! can't be beat! Does Nessy need a lift? Local dog boarders with Wag! will happily pick up or drop off your precious pupper for only $15 more. 

Average Cost of Dog Sitting in Providence

Rotties who'd rather stay at their residence may prefer that the pet care comes to them! You won't have any trouble locating a dog sitter around town, but finding one with rates that won't break the bank may prove more difficult. 

Rates for Providence dog sitters start at $80 a night ($90 on holidays) for a 12-hour stay. These rates cover all the services you'd expect: potty breaks, feeding, and med administration. While most local services won't charge extra fees for basic care, there are some hidden charges you should be aware of. 

If you must cancel your pet's sitting appointment with less than 48 hours’ notice, some Providence agencies will debit a $60 cancellation fee from your card. Should you need to reschedule your pet's appointment, you'll need to pay a rescheduling fee between $5 and $20, depending on the service provider. 

Wag! makes in-home sitting easy on the pocketbook. With rates starting at just $39 a night, sitters on our platform will keep Fluffy company and ensure they get all the walkies, treats, and snuggles they're used to! Wag! won't hit you with costly fees or surcharges, either. The only extra fees Wag! charges are for additional pets or if your canine needs a chauffeur from one place to another. 

Dog Boarding in Providence 

Does the travel bug have you itching for some new scenery? Local dog boarders on the Wag! platform will be happy to lend a paw with pet care while you're away! Here's what you do: get the Wag! App, create an account, and select "Overnight Care", then "Boarding". 

You'll then fill out a quick survey about Princess's diet, medications, health history, schedule, and temperament. After we have all the info we need, we'll wrangle up a list of nearby boarders who we think would be a good fit for your fluffer. 

Wag!'s overnight service is petcare you can be confident about. Each boarder on our platform has unique specialties to deal with the challenges and needs of each pupper they care for. Caring for animals isn't just a job for the local dog boarders in our network — it's a lifestyle. Many of them spend their leisure time helping with animal rescues and taking care of their own furry littles.

Looking for a pet care professional for your pup? Download the Wag! app and find the trustworthy pet care you've been searching for!

Dog Sitting in Providence

If your Havanese is a homebody, consider having the pet care come to them! Fortunately, dependable local dog sitters on the Wag! network are only a few clicks away. Here's how to find them. Use your smartphone or tablet to download the Wag! app and set up an account. Locate the "Sitting” option under the "Overnight Care" icon, then punch in the dates you'll need a sitter. 

The app will record your responses to some questions about Lucky and then match you with a list of local dog sitters with skills applicable to your pups needs. When it comes to A1 sitters, the Providence "pupulation” has plenty to choose! Finding your Frenchie's fave will be the most challenging part since nearly all sitters on Wag! have a perfect 5-star rating on average. No matter which candidate you decide on, we know your pup will love them.

Looking for a pet care professional for your pup? Download the Wag! app and find the trustworthy pet care you've been searching for!