Overnight dog care in Burlington

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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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Molly HBurlington, VT

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Hi, I'm Molly! Growing up, my family always included a puppy brother. Between Shadow, our jet black Newfoundland-Labrador mix, and Koda, our fluffy Husky-Malamute mix, I'm extremely comfortable walking or running with large dogs and getting out and about on longer adventures. That said, I adore pups of all sizes and personalities!

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Stacy KBurlington, VT

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Hi! I'm Stacy, a CMU grad student. I recently moved to Pittsburgh but have been Wagging for years in California, New York, Portland, Boston, and Vermont - it’s one of my favorite things to do! I am an avid hiker, runner, and overall outdoor enthusiast, and I'm excited to help keep your dog (and myself) healthy and happy.

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Laura MBurlington, VT

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Hello! I work as a pediatric occupational therapist during the school year. In my free time I love being active- I am often running, going on hikes, or engaging in other outside activities. I love dogs, and have years of experience caring for dogs both personally and professionally. You can feel self-assured that your dog would be safe and well taken care of whenever he/she is with me.

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Kylie BBurlington, VT

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“I’ll care for your dog like it’s my own”

My name is Kylie, I've grown up around dogs and cats since I was a child. I’m currently a pet parent of a Siberian Husky and have taken care of labs, beagles, yorkies, and other large breeds. I love to provide fun but safe play time/walks for your fur baby while you are away. I’m comfortable with giving medications, bath time and feedings if necessary.

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Randi TBurlington, VT

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Hi! I’m Randi, and I have been a dog lover all my life. I’ve taken my three Labs to professional training so I have learned a lot about dog behavior through the years. I have consistent clients that request dog boarding/sitting because they know how much I love all dog breeds! I will make your pup happy and comfortable. I understand dogs like routine so I promise to be on time and reliable each visit! I can’t wait to meet your pup!

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

Korey RBurlington, VT

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Hi I’m Korey! I am a recent college grad, looking forward to the opportunity to meet some terrific dogs. I grew up with dogs and started walking dogs in my neighborhood when I was in grade school. I have experience walking multiple dogs at once, and with dogs of various sizes and temperaments. I live a fairly active lifestyle, and would be happy to keep up with a high energy and active pet. Thank you for taking the time to view my profile, and I look forward to (hopefully) meeting your pet!

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

Emily CBurlington, VT

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Friiendly and outgoing! Whether it is a short walk, or a long walk, I would enjoy my time with your pup! I would be respectful of your wishes as well!

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Maxime SBurlington, VT

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Hello, my name is Max and I'm looking forward to taking a kind and conscientious care of your pet. I love animals and have always had an affectionate relationship with them. I grew up owning a dog that was deeply cared for and several cats too. I have grown fond of every one. Since then, I have also volunteered in animal shelters and I have many times helped friends with taking care of their furry friends. See you soon!

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Amber KBurlington, VT

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“I’ll treat your fur babies like my own!”

Hey there! I'm Amber. I am a Vermont native who moved to Florida 5 years ago. I currently work at a vet clinic in Largo FL as a vet assistant/receptionist. I enjoy being around animals of all kinds and have experience with all breeds of dogs. I am able to medicate any animals as needed including giving any injectable meds. I have experience with diabetic animals as I actually fostered a diabetic cat, who is now in remission and I adopted him after many months of fostering.

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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

Jessica RBurlington, VT

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My name is Jess and I can't wait to meet your dog. I'm currently a college student in Washington D.C. during the school year, I recently got back from a summer in Portland enjoying the outdoors and dog sitting and walking. I love all animals and any opportunity to help them spend time outdoors exercising and breathing fresh air.

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

Dog Boarding in Burlington

The Humane Society of Chittenden County (HSCC) is dedicated to fostering, compassionate treatment of animals and preventing their neglect, abuse, and suffering. The nonprofit takes in anywhere from 800 to 1200 needy animals every year, including the homeless dogs and cats of Burlington! Originally founded in 1901, the organization has a rich history of serving local pets and people for more than 100 years. 

In 2002, the organization completely up-and-moved to a large and better-equipped facility offering 12,000 square feet of space dedicated to animal care and adoption. HSCC primarily serves the area's dogs and cats, but welcomes and cares for the occasional rabbit, ferret, and other small rodents! 

Animals taking refuge at the rescue's facility receive complete veterinary care, vaccinations, and a spay/neuter surgery. Each and every animal is accepted, regardless of size, breed, or behavioral/health issues and will never be euthanized to make space. The animal welfare organization has pledged to serve the two and four-legged citizens of Chittenden County with a commitment to compassion, prevention, intervention, and education. 

Their dedicated efforts strengthen the local community through programs and services including pet adoptions, education and outreach programs, dog training, low-cost spay/neuter clinics, low-cost microchipping, animal fostering, animal cruelty response, lost and found pet reporting, and many more. They even operate a Good Neighbor program as a resource for pet owners in times of crisis or transition, offering free and confidential care for their beloved animals until they are in a better place. In 2016 alone, the Humane Society of Chittenden County took in 1,017 animals in need and continue to work tirelessly every day to get the animals in their care into permanent, loving homes!

Upcoming Dog Friendly Events Burlington

Walk for the Animals & 5K Doggie Fun Run

48
Admission
$15.00

Month
June

Duration
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Walk for the Animals & 5K Doggie Fun Run

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For more than twenty years, the Humane Society of Chittenden County has spearheaded this giant celebration and fundraiser in support of their lifesaving work! Taking place at Veterans Memorial Park in South Burlington, the dog-centered day features a one-mile walk through the park, the 5K Doggie Fun Run, music, snacks, contests, and fun activities for the whole family! Leashed, vaccinated dogs are cordially invited to join you for the walk, run, and festivities. Thanks to the generosity of the event sponsors, every penny raised directly benefits the shelter's mission and the 1,000+ animals they care for each year. Registration for the 5K includes a bib, doggie bandana, runner goodie bag, t-shirt, and more! Invite all of your two and four-legged friends out for a day of moving their paws for a great cause!

Bark & Brew Series

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Admission
$20.00

Duration
August and September; Thursdays 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Bark & Brew Series

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Bark & Brew is a dog-friendly craft beer tasting series that spans the course of 7 weeks every August and September. Hosted and organized by the Humane Society of Chittenden County, the event benefits their mission to provide compassionate care for the area's animals in need. Each Thursday during the 7-week series, dog lovers and beer lovers alike gather to enjoy Bark & Brew. Bring your canine companion along to romp around in the shelter's play yard and mingle with puppy pals while you sip on a local craft brew and enjoy tasty snacks! The event is $20 a person ($5 for those under 21) and each week features a different Vermont brewery.

Barktober Halloween Bash

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Admission
FREE!

Month
October

Duration
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Barktober Halloween Bash

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Come out for an evening of tail-waggin' fun with your furry friend in tow! Switchback Brewing Company started this annual pooch party in 2016 to raise funds for the Humane Society of Chittenden County (HSCC). Dog and human costumes are encouraged! Enter your creatively costumed canine in the costume contest, get some furry family photos in the photobooth, enter for great pet prizes in the raffle, and enjoy some delectable food and beverages. Costume contest categories include Best in Show, Fan Favorite, and Best Duo (for pet and human costume combos). A dollar of every pint and hotdog sold all day long will be donated to HSCC in support of their dedicated efforts for animals!

Starr Farm Dog Park

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Admission
FREE!

Duration
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Starr Farm Dog Park

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Starr Farm Dog Park is a favorite doggie-designated destination among local canines and visitors alike! The large, secure off-leash area is clean and well-maintained, offering shade trees, agility equipment, separate fenced areas for large and small dogs, pooch poop bags, and plenty of seating for the human visitors. Watch your furry friend frolic through this enormous and grassy expanse on the shore of Lake Champlain. This park has the paw print of approval and is never short on puppy peers to play with! There is even a wading pool for canines to cool off in the warmer months. Get out to give your doggo that much-needed exercise and enrichment!

Wag It Forward: A Festival for Pets

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Admission
$5.00

Month
October

Duration
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wag It Forward: A Festival for Pets

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Are you passionate about pets and community? Do you enjoy pampering your pup with playtime and parties? If so, Wag It Forward is a celebration that you don't want to miss! Presented by Pet Food Warehouse, this new annual event takes place outdoors at the Champlain Valley Exposition in neighboring Essex Junction. The fun-filled festivities feature Dock Dogs demonstrations, a raffle, dozens of animal welfare organizations, music, pet-related vendors, shopping, Vermont Police K9 demonstrations, entertainment, and plenty of opportunities for your mutt to mingle! Tickets are $5 each, but children under 5 and pets enter for free. Sip an adult beverage in the festival's beer garden and enjoy a fun, fall day with friends, all while supporting local animal rescues and organizations!