Overnight dog care in Louisville

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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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Dylan PLouisville, TN

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My name is Dylan I'm a 23yr old male who is in an off semester of college. Born and raised in Knoxville, TN. I love all breeds and personality types of dogs. I currently am a performance trainer at The Emerald Youth Foundation. My hobbies include working out and playing with dog Daisy.

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

Dawn CLouisville, TN

4.9

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Hello ~ I'm Dawn. I feel privileged to make myself available to you, and your pet. What a great service and convenience to provide busy owners with the peace of mind that their pet's needs are being met! I have felt the nagging guilt of not being able to "make that happen," due to work conflicts, fatigue, etc. I'm a responsible, mature and physically strong individual with both background with multiple "walks" of animals, and the common sense understanding which that breeds, AND an innate, irrepressible love for, and response to these creatures who are in our care. I spent hours as a kid reading "dog dictionaries," interested in each breed. Personally, I've lived with Labs, Goldens, Blue Heelers, Pit Bulls, Spaniels, Pekingese, Pugs, Shi-Poos, Huskies, Border Collies, Australian Shepherds, an Akita...and more. As with little children, I have a natural love for animals and get down on their level and engage demonstratively (dog-permitting and respectful of the pet's temperament and comfort zone.

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Samantha BLouisville, TN

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“your dog's 2nd favorite human”

My name is Sami and I have had dogs, cats, snakes, birds, lizards, and many other pets my whole life so I have a lot of experience working with all sorts of animals. I also fostered dogs for the Humane Society and absolutely love spending time with animals. I graduated in 2018 from Pacific Lutheran University and am looking to get more connected with the community in this area! Follow @doggos_with_sami on Instagram to learn more about my walks!

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

Linda BLouisville, TN

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I have been caring for other people's pets for 20+ years. I have a part-time pet sitting business and have taken care of many dogs, cats, horses, fish, chickens and a mouse ;-). I am excited about Wag and new opportunities.

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

Dawn KLouisville, TN

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Hi! have been a Vet Tech for 7 years. after spending many years in human medicine. I have a true passion for animals, especially dogs. I rescue Pitt Bulls, they are wonderful dogs. It would be a honor to be able to take your furry friend out for a walk, and spoil them.

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Kayla CLouisville, TN

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“Dog walker, sitter, groomer, and lover!”

Hello! My name is Kayla and I am so excited to walk your dog! I am a professional dog groomer and I have a lot of experience taking care of and walking dogs. I have owned and cared for many dogs myself, have dogsat and walked dogs of all shapes and sizes and I have volunteered occasionally at my local animal shelter. I love all animals and can’t wait to meet your dog and give it the best care that it deserves.

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Nan MLouisville, TN

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“The road to my heart is paved with paw prints!”

I am a lifelong dog lover and have been dog sitting for over 3 years for friends and neighbors. I look forward to giving your pooch love and attention as we walk your neighborhood together!

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Lauren ALouisville, TN

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Hello! I am a current student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and I would LOVE to walk your dog! I have years of experience with watching and handling different dog breeds, and I have been dog sitting and volunteering at animal shelters for many years now. I have dogs of my own at home that I love very much, and I am fully prepared to offer your dogs the same love and care!

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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

Rebecca SLouisville, TN

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“Salutations! Vet Assistant/ Dog Caretaker”

I am a passionate,dedicated,motivated young individual. I have 4 dogs with a fenced in yard.I work for a mobile vet clinic so I am familiar with a lot of veterinary services.I have handled puppies to senior dogs; from small to giant breeds. Staying at my house is definitely an experience; your dog has plenty to do and never alone except for some events.Flexible schedule to offer almost any time for a service you my need:from a walk-dog boarding. I will make it work:) I can’t walk 2 meet ur dog!

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Kayla DLouisville, TN

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Hi everyone! Thanks for considering me to walk your dog! I'm a dog lover, and my border collie mix is one of the best parts of my life! I volunteer and foster dogs when I'm not working on graduate school. I've learned dog behavior from multiple trainers, and as a foster parent I have experience with dogs who are anxious or have health issues. As a dog owner myself, I know it can be stressful leaving your dog! I'll treat yours like my own!

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Dog Boarding in Louisville

Louisville, Tennessee is a short drive south of Knoxville, Tennessee. This small town doesn’t have its own animal shelter, but there are a few close-by shelters that are working to find homes for the pets without them in the area.

The Humane Society of Tennessee Valley has a history in the area dating back to 1885. As one of the oldest animal welfare organizations in the around, the Humane Society of Tennessee Valley has helped thousands of animals find forever homes. The shelter opened in 1957, and in 2001, became officially "no-kill". Since 2011, the shelter has placed around 22,000 cats and dogs in new homes. The organization hopes to end the euthanasia of all adoptable animals in East Tennessee by 2025 and hopes to continue to find new ways to help animals in the area.

The Young-Williams Animal Center, located in Knoxville, helps around 5,000 homeless pets find new homes each year. The shelter opened in 2001, and quickly the owners decided they needed more space to help the local animals in need. By 2004, the organization moved into a new, larger facility. In 2010, Young-Williams Animal Village opened as a secondary adoption facility for stray pets as well as the Young-Williams Spay/Neuter Solutions organization, which offers low-cost services to families in the area, including vaccinations. The organization even provides a shuttle service for those without proper transportation.

If you live in the Louisville, Tennessee, area and are looking for a new pet to bring into your home and life, we recommend visiting one of these two animal shelters!

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Louisville

Mardi Growl Parade and Pet Party

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Admission
$15.00

Month
February

Duration
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mardi Growl Parade and Pet Party

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Mardi Gras, the traditional New Orleans holiday, has been expanding to other states over the past few years, and in Knoxville, Tennessee, Mardi Gras has gone to the dogs with the Young-Williams Animal Center’s Mardi Growl Parade and Pet Party each year!

Mardi Gras usually hits in February or March, so the parade coincides with the closest Saturday of the event.

Every year, hundreds of dogs and humans dress up in fun costumes and hit the streets starting at Willow Avenue to walk to Market Square.

Parade participants should pre-register for the event for a $5 discount. Pre-registration is only $15 per dog, while day-of registration is $20 for each dog.

The parade begins at 11 a.m., followed by a party from noon to 2 p.m. at Market Square.

Paws on the Table

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Admission
FREE!

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April

Paws on the Table

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Each April, Knoxville Mercury puts together a list of restaurants that will donate proceeds from meals to the Humane Society of Tennessee Valley for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Many of these restaurants will also allow you to bring your dog to the restaurant to celebrate the occasion.

Eating at one of the participating restaurants will earn the Humane Society of Tennessee Valley 15% of the cost of your meal. This is one of the organization's springtime fundraisers to help raise money to care for homeless animals in the area.

Stop by SoKnow Taco Cantina, Zoe's Kitchen, Aubrey’s, Bistro at the Bijou, and many more restaurants to support a great cause.

Don’t forget to stop by River Dog Bakery for a “River Dog Paw” the day of the fundraiser, and they’ll donate $1 of every purchase to the humane society.

Bark in the Park

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Admission
$10.00

Month
June

Duration
3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Bark in the Park

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The Annual Bark in the Park event comes to World’s Fair Park each year. With activities for both dogs and humans, there will be something that everyone in your family can enjoy. With food and drinks available during the event, you and your pup can happily walk around all afternoon to shop vendor booths or participate in games and contests.

Don’t miss out on the lure chasing competition or the Mr and Ms Bark contest. Stop by the Barkin’ Beer Garden for refreshing brews. Let your children wander the Barkin’ Zoo Garden and meet superheroes and princesses during the event. You can even stop by rescue booths to adopt a new family member!

From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., enjoy the largest community event hosted by the Humane Society of Tennessee Valley for only $10.

Waggin’ Tails 5k Race

12
Admission
FREE!

Month
September

Duration
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Waggin’ Tails 5k Race

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The Humane Society of Tennessee Valley hosts the Waggin’ Tails 5k Race each September to raise money to help the homeless animals in their care. Dog owners are encouraged to sign up for the race with their four-legged buddies. Not only is the race a way to earn more for the Humane Society of Tennessee Valley, but it is also a great way for dog owners to spend time with family, friends, and their dogs while enjoying food, drinks, and other fun activities.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. on race day, but the race won’t start until 11 a.m.

Registration prices will be determined closer to the date of the event, however, pre-registration does include a t-shirt.

Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo

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Admission
$10.00

Month
October

Duration
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Halloween is a fun time to dress up with family and friends - and your dog, too! The UT Gardens Knoxville host the Howl-O-Ween Pooch Parade and Pet Expo each year for dogs in the area.

Dress your mutt up and help raise money for dog-related non-profits and businesses in the Knoxville area. Prizes will be given out to the pups with the best costumes. Browse vendor booths and rescue groups while at the event. With the many food trucks on-site, there will be a plethora of choices for food and refreshments available, as well!

Registration to participate in the parade is $10 per costume entry before the event. On the day-of, the registration price jumps to $15 per costume entry, but being a spectator to the parade is free!