Dog home boarding

Work takes you away from home unexpectedly? You have found the perfect vacation spot but can’t take your pet along? Dog home boarding might just be the perfect solution for you.

What is dog home boarding?

Dog boarding is when dogs stay overnight, for a few days or weeks at a pet lodging facility. It differs from pet sitting when someone comes to your house and watches them. This can also include dog boarding in a kennel, with someone you know or with a host family. Dog home boarding usually means that the boarding takes place in your or the pet sitter’s home.

Which are the options for dog home boarding?

There are several options available for you if you’re considering boarding your dog while you’re away. The trick is to find the one that works best for your dog and that fits your budget. Not all dogs are comfortable staying with other dogs, especially if they’re shy or disabled. Remember to think carefully about the options before.

Boarding with a family


If you can’t or don’t want to book dog kennel boarding for your dog during your absence, there are other options available. The easiest and cheapest possibility is to ask friends and family for help. A good friend or family member might even already know your pet and doesn’t need instructions to get along in your house. But even if this option isn’t available to you, dog kennel boarding doesn’t have to be the last resort. Consider professional dog sitting services who will provide a pet sitter to take care of your pet.


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In-home dog boarding

Pet sitters who offer pet sitting at your home are animal caretakers who visit your pet at home while you’re away. This could be during your vacation or during set hours of the day to keep your pet company. It is important that you trust the pet sitter you have selected and that they have all the information they need to tend to your pet’s needs in its familiar environment. This option can have added costs such as transportation for the pet sitter.

Dog home boarding prices

Dog boarding prices can vary depending on the duration of the stay and the location where the service will be provided and in case of kennels, the services offered by the facility. Bigger cities like London tend to be more expensive than in the countryside. But also the pet sitter’s experience and your dog’s health factor into the equation. You can see the prices for each pet sitter displayed on their profiles and select the person that fits your needs and budget best.

Who's going to look after your dog?

Finding reliable pet sitters in your area has never been easier with Holidog. Visit our website, enter your postal code and browse through the list of registered dog sitters near you. We take pride in carefully selecting our dog sitters to offer the best quality of services and ensure your dog’s safety. Our dog sitters display their prices, reviews and experience on their profile to make it easy for you to select the person that you like best. Always ask questions to make sure that you can trust the person that you’re entrusting your dog to.

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Looking for a dog boarding job?

You’re a true dog lover and wouldn’t mind earning some money while doing the thing you love best? Sign up as a pet sitter on the Holidog website and simply enter your details, experience, skills and rates. As soon as your profile has been reviewed by our staff, you will be ready to accept jobs and get in touch with pet owners.

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