Pet Sitting and Boarding in Providence

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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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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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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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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!

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