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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.
Why find pet care through Wag!?
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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Kaitlyn was so caring and kind to our two Aussies. She spent so much time spoiling them and taking them on walks during their short stay with her and they were exhausted when they got home (which is VERY tough to do). We will definitely be using Kaitlyn again in the future!
Ollie was so excited to see Kaitlyn again! He can take some time to warm up to people so I know she is so great with my little guy.
Kierra was amazing. I loved all the updates and communication on how Milo was doing. Definitely booking with Kierra again!
Meghan is an amazing dog sitter! Butter had an amazing time with her. She goes and beyond to make sure your pet has a good stay. I will definitely be using her again if I need a dog sitter.
Julie was so great, especially with our early Morning start.
Warren did a fantastic job with our girl over a long weekend. He sent photos every day and really set us at ease, especially considering that we are first-timers on Wag. We ll definitely book again!
Alexis did a great job with bubba
She was perfect with Wilson for the day! Would use again!
Rachel gave lots of updates which we loved!
Kaitlyn is the best!!! Super attentive and provided so much love to my dog Finn. Highly recommend and one of my preferred caregiver!!!
The best dog friendly neighborhoods in Austin
Love Your Rescue Pet Day
We all love our rescue pets, so why not get out and celebrate all the joy, love, and companionship they bring into our lives? Love Your Rescue Pet Day is a day designed to do just that, and maybe also help some other unloved pets find forever homes. This fun family event promises you and your pet an afternoon of doggy delights. There’s a pet photo booth, local business pop-ups, an exciting raffle, and even a chance to share the story of how a rescue dog changed your life. This leads into a nighttime benefit concert (tickets $18 in advance) featuring local Austin artists so you can get your tail wagging all night long!
North by Northwest Oktoberfest
This two-day Oktoberfest celebration is a whole lot more than just another party; it also gives you the paw-fect opportunity to raise funds for some deserving, local non-profits. Held at the North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery in Stonelake, Oktoberfest boasts beer, brats, and some grrr-eat live music. The highlights for dog lovers, however, are the wiener dog and all-breed dog costume contests. Admission is via a suggested $2 donation, so dress your pooch in her most fetching outfit and get ready for a weekend of dog-friendly fun.
Does your dog deserve a pet-acular doghouse that’s a whole lot more than just another kennel? Head on down to Barkitecture, the unique and inspirational custom doghouse design show and contest. You and your pooch can wander around a collection of innovative, creative, and downright amazing doghouses from Austin’s leading architects, interior designers, and builders. Not only can you bid on these paw-riffic doghouses but you can also learn about animal adoption, buy products from local vendors, and even get involved in a costume contest. To top it all off, Barkitecture raises much-needed funds to support a host of animal-based non-profits.
Paw-some pet events don’t get any better than Dogtoberfest Austin. This annual pooch party has raised more than $250,000 for Austin dog rescue groups over the past nine years, and the jam-packed festival always draws thousands of dog lovers and their furry friends to the Domain. Rather than asking what there is to do at Oktoberfest, you might as well ask what isn’t there to do. There’s a pooch-friendly 1K run (DogtoberTROT), pet portraits, wiener dog races, a canine costume contest, silent auction, and a schedule of events bigger than a Labrador’s appetite! If you love dogs, you’ll love Dogtoberfest Austin.
Run for the Rovers 5K
A 5k fun run with your pooch to raise money for a good cause — sounds like a great day out, huh? The annual Run for the Rovers takes place at Krieg Field each November, as crowds of animal lovers and their four-legged friends get panting to support Blue Dog Rescue. Open to all ages, the event features a range of exciting challenges for you and your furry friend, as well as food and drink, vendor booths, and a whole lot more! Check it out if you and your pet are ready to run.
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