Pet Sitting and Boarding in University Park

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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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Danielle MUniversity Park, TX

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“Dog hair is my favorite accessory 🐾 !”

I have been the go to pet sitter/walker for the last 7 years for several physicians in the area. I’ve never met a pup that I didn’t love! I’m very loyal, honest, caring, and treat all the babies that I care for as if they are my own. What could be better for an animal lover than to have the opportunity to spend time with animals, and create a fruitful income doing it?!

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Senior dog care, Fast walker, Dogs who pull

Bernardo RUniversity Park, TX

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“one of the best and more qualified dog walkers.”

Hello, I'm Bernardo. I finished school in Mexico in 2017 with my degree in Veterinarian Medicine and Zootechnics. I'm an animal lover at heart, I have adopted and raised two beautiful and healthy dogs. The love I have for them has motivated me to learn all I could about dogs. I'm excited to be your next Wag! walker, And rest asssure, I will take care of your dog as if I'm taking care of my own.

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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, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Puppy care, Training experience, Obedience training, Potty training, Puppy training

Wendy CUniversity Park, TX

4.9

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“ALL dogs allowed! Every dog is the best dog ❤”

I have had dogs all my life, I have always loved them. I got involved in rescue over 10 years ago and have been fortunate to help and love many dogs. Being able to care for them and see them transform from the sick, scared, or abused (often all of those) dogs into healthy, loving babies is so rewarding. They are so loving, and deserve the very best we can do for them!

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

Stephen HUniversity Park, TX

4.9

(2499)

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I’m Stephen! I am a dog owner and dog lover! I have over 15 years experience caring for dogs! I have been a volunteer a local animal shelters for over five years. I am energetic, caring, responsible and have a flexible schedule! I look forward to meeting your dog!

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Can run with dogs, Injected medicine administration, Senior dog care, High energy dogs, Fast walker, Dogs who pull, Training experience

Reagan DUniversity Park, TX

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“From Dachshunds to Boston Terriers to Dobermans...”

My name is Reagan and I grew up here in DFW; my wife and I currently live with our greyhound named Henry and enjoy spending time with friends, and travelling around the world. I have worked for 19 years in customer service, the last 11 of which has been directly overseeing the the In-Home experience. From Dachshunds to Boston Terriers to Dobermans, I have first hand experience caring for and interacting with many breeds of dogs! I look forward to serving you and your furry friend(s).

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George TUniversity Park, TX

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Hello! My name is George (or Jorge) Torres. I grew up here in Dallas, TX and also lived in Santa Monica, CA for 13 years. I'm married with a 7 month old human baby and 3 furbys. We own 3 chihuahuas; Eleanor, Rigby, and Brenna. We love animals and have been pet sitting and dog boarding for years. I've worked with a couple of other companies walking dogs, pet sitting, dog running, etc. I've worked with thousands of dogs and cats of different sizes and breeds. I understand that your pet is your baby and part of your family. I look forward to playing with your furbies!

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Seth MUniversity Park, TX

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I am a Concierge at a Luxury High Rise in Deep Ellum and interacting with my dog residents is the best part of my work day. When I'm not at work, I am hanging out with my Japanese Chin, Ninja...he is the best part of the rest of my day!

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

Terry TUniversity Park, TX

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Hi, I'm Terry and I love animals, especially dogs! I have 4 at home plus a foster. This is my 15th foster dog...and he might end up being a fail! I've shown my dogs in agility just for fun and have dog sat for numerous friend, relatives and neighbors.

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Nancy SUniversity Park, TX

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Hi there! I'm Nancy and I have been in the N Dallas area since the age of three. In my lifetime I have had a Poodle named Micah, a Spitz named Fluffy, a lab/pit (with allergies) named Pudge and a Beagle named Andika who have all since passed. We now have a Chihuahua named Bo and a Chihuahua/Schnauzer named Kitty. We have trained/raised all of our dogs from 6-8 weeks of age. Kitty has had 2 litters! I love meeting new dogs and loving on them. I also love exercising and being outdoors. Every dog has his/her own unique traits, from allergies to energetic. I would love to meet your dog and show him/her the same love, adoration, and care I give my own. Let me give you and your fur baby a great Wag! experience to the best of my ability.

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Ying WUniversity Park, TX

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Hi, I am Helen. I am home mother with my husband and 2 boys. I have dog Chewy, dachshund mix and cat Tom, Domestic Short at home. They are so sweet, I love them so much. One is calm, likes to be hugged and combed. Another one is active, full of energy, likes run and fetch. I love their different character. I like to take chewy to walk in the beautiful natural environment. Keep eye on him, ensure he is not sniffing/eating bad things. Observe his poop color and shape when I clean up, that helps me understand his health condition. Talking and sometime singing quietly to him when we see something interesting. He likes that and always look at me softly and want a pet and huge. If you like your lovely one have a same safe and joyful walking, please let me know, and I definitely love to take care them, because they deserve to.

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Dog Boarding in University Park

As an inner, northern suburb of Dallas, University Park enjoys close proximity to some of the best dog-friendly attractions and experiences that North Texas has to offer. This prime location also means that dogs in and around the area are well served by a host of hardworking rescue groups and animal welfare organizations.

Dallas DogRRR is a perfect example. The three Rs in the name stand for rescue, rehab, and reform, which more or less sums up what this volunteer group stands for. It all starts with Dallas DogRRR’s efforts to rescue dogs straight off the streets and from high-kill shelters where they are set to be euthanized. Once dogs are rescued, they receive the veterinary care, training, rehabilitation, and foster care they need to get a second chance at life.

The group also works to reform attitudes towards our canine companions in the wider community, aiming to help as many dogs as possible stay in loving homes. As Dallas DogRRR is run entirely by volunteers, it’s always on the lookout for more donations — every cent of which goes to help animals in need.

Dallas Pets Alive! also pulls out all the stops to help dogs in and around the University Park area. This mostly volunteer-run organization has a mission to promote and provide the resources, education, and programs required to end the killing of companion animals once and for all. It does this by rescuing healthy pets at risk of euthanasia by Dallas Animal Services, and by helping owners at risk of having to surrender their pet to a shelter.

The animals it rescues are cared for in dedicated foster homes, and donations and offers of volunteer help are always welcomed with open paws!

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events University Park

Wags & Whiskers Howl-O-Ween Pet Adoption Event

48
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FREE!

Month
October

Duration
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wags & Whiskers Howl-O-Ween Pet Adoption Event

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A fun family event for the whole family (including your pooch), the Wags & Whiskers Howl-O-Ween Pet Adoption Event promises hours of entertainment for you and your furry friend! Run by the League of Animal Protectors and held at Watters Creek, this event obviously focuses on the adorable animals up for adoption. However, there’s plenty to enjoy even if you’re not looking to adopt a new canine, headlined by a paw-somely cute dog costume parade and contest! There’s a $10 entry donation per contestant for the pet costume contest, as well as live music on offer to keep your tail wagging all afternoon long.

Paws on Parade

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Admission
FREE!

Month
October

Duration
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Paws on Parade

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Looking for a fun night out with your pet, the rest of your family, and a whole lot of other animal lovers? If so, this is the event for you! Paws on Parade is a fall festival and pet parade held one night in October, and it promises family-friendly fun for anyone who adores dogs. You and your furry friend are invited to get dressed in cute and creative costumes and get ready for heaps of games and activities at the Moody Family YMCA. Highlights include face painting, pumpkin decorating, balloon art, an open-family swim, music, and plenty of delicious food. Best of all, leashed, well-behaved dogs are always welcome to attend!

Easter in Lee Park Pooch Parade

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Admission
FREE!

Month
April

Duration
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Easter in Lee Park Pooch Parade

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At Easter each year, Dallas’ Lee Park plays host to a beloved Easter tradition. Hosted by the Lee Park and Arlington Hall Conservancy and the City of Dallas, this family festival provides an afternoon full of festive fun for people of all ages! There’s live entertainment, food trucks, an Easter egg hunt for the kids, and even the chance to grrr-ab some happy snaps with the Easter Bunny. The main event for dog lovers, however, is the paw-some pooch parade. This eye-catching spectacle wanders down Turtle Creek Boulevard, with plenty of prizes on offer for the best-dressed canines. Entry to the parade is $10 (the festival is free), and well-behaved pets on a leash are invited to come along and watch all the fun!

Dog Day Afternoon

12
Admission
FREE!

Month
September

Duration
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Dog Day Afternoon

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Looking to enjoy a paw-some afternoon out with your dog and heaps of other dog owners and their canine companions? Look no further than Dog Day Afternoon, a hugely popular summer festival run by local no-kill animal shelter Operation Kindness. This woof-tastic event features pet contests for the best-dressed dog, stupidest trick, and best pooch smooch, as well as doggy demonstrations and dozens of vendors. There’s also an ”ask the vet” booth, low-cost pet vaccinations, and plenty of tasty treats to enjoy. Best of all, it’s free! If you don’t want to miss the biggest dog party in town, make sure you add Dog Day Afternoon to your diary for the year ahead!

Doggie Splash Day

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Admission
$5.00

Month
September

Duration
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Doggie Splash Day

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If your pooch loves nothing better than taking a refreshing dip in the pool, this is the event for them! Doggie Splash Day is held at the Holmes Aquatic Center each September and sees the pool opened to four-legged friends of all shapes and sizes. You can enter your pooch in the dog paddle contest, swimsuit contest, and retrieving contest, or simply sit back and watch your canine companion have a wonderful time splashing around and making some new friends. Admission is $5 per doggie participant and $1 per human, with entry to the event restricted to the first 100 dogs registered.