"Angela was great! I was visiting from out of state and didnt want to leave my pup in a hotel all day. Angela send me tons of updates on how my..."
"Leslie was great with Zaylee. We appreciated the meet n greet. She provided us with updates and pics via text message! She was very thoughtful..."
"About 2 minutes into the Meet & Greet, I knew this was going to be a great choice for my two dogs. Bill was so friendly and my pups warmed up to..."
Experienced rescue and foster mom able to provide FT quality care at my home. Tax ID available as well as references. This is a multi animal...
"Lauren was fantastic with our dog Olive! She was kind enough to respond to our request on short notice, and was patient with our getting stuck..."
"This was an outstanding experience for both of our dogs, and for us as owners - never worried about the dogs while away, as they were clearly in..."
"I was very greatful to find Sara and this site. She even came to my house to pick up my pet, then came back to deliver him. I would use her..."
"Megan is wonderful. My experience with Megan has been fantastic. I felt confident that she would treat Lilly as her own from our first meeting...."
"We could not be happier to have found Fred and Mary! We recently had our dog, Penny, stay with them for 14 nights while we traveled for our..."
"Marcus was amazing! Our dog Xena was happy and tired after spending New Years night at Marcuse's home. He has a beautiful house, great yard, and..."
"Abby did a great job keeping Boo happy and entertained while I was gone...."
"Brittany is awesome! Mocha stayed with her overnight and had a wonderful time running in her large enclosed yard and getting frequent treats...."
You'd be hard-pressed to find a pet friendlier city than Portland, Maine; dog sitters and dogs are everywhere, even in the depths of winter (annual snow depth: 64 inches. For a metro area of 500,000, Portland offers a plethora of off-leash dog parks, ranging from Quarry Run Dog Park's seven acres of play area and 20 acres of trails, to the private ($25 annual fee) Whole Dog Park with a swimming pool and stream, agility fields and supervised play. Pet sitters also frequent Inner Portland's Eastern Promenade with large leashed areas, and the Willard Beach zone of south Portland. With so many fun activities for your pup, don't forget to find a loving Portland home dog boarding and pet sitting host when you have to travel. DogVacay.com allows pet parents to board their dogs in the home of pre-screened and insured dog lovers instead of the kennel. What could be more fun?
There's a compact but vibrant downtown in the Old Port district, with old and new attracting pets and dog sitters; its twice-weekly sidewalk Farmers' Market has been in continuous operation since 1768 and moves indoors in winter. Acclaimed "Foodiest Small Town in America" by Bon Appetit magazine, Portland has an array of cafes on the wharves and restaurants one block inland, with notables such as Portland Lobster Company and Sebago Brew Pub, which welcome dogs and pet sitters with open arms and cuisine for canines. Of course, if you have an appetite for travel, you'll find the best home dog boarding and pet sitting hosts in Portland, Maine on DogVacay.com.