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The Doggo Watchers

The Doggo Watchers

5.0 (14)
Founded by Stephen Pastor and Jaime Mah, The Doggo Watchers™ is a pet watching service excelling in but are not limited to dog care. We have watched over 50 dogs and other animals since the start of our pet watching service and can ensure the utmost love and care for your pet. Services include: Dog Walking $13 Dog Sitting $18 Doggy Day Care $28 Dog Boarding (Our Place) $30 Dog Boarding (Your Place) $35 Feeding/administering medication/potty is included for all the above services except for Dog Walking, which only includes potty.  Services for other types of pets (for example: cats, reptiles, amphibians, insects, rodents etc.) alone ... View Profile
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The Dog Loft

The Dog Loft

5.0 (4)
Hello and welcome to The Dog Loft my name is Sarah Gooslin. Been a dog groomer for 18 years working in vet clinics and doggie daycares. I have been wanting to open my own salon for years, The Dog Loft was created with comfort and safety as my top priority. Cozy home type setting while focusing on quality in a very low stress environment. We also offer pet sitting in our cozy home environment. I work by appointment only and try to be as flexible as possible.  We can keep dogs separate in crates or have playgroups depending on what is best for the dog and owner. References available upon request. All dogs must be up to date on Distemp ... View Profile
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The Broadway Spa

The Broadway Spa

5.0 (4)
Full Service Grooming Salon. The owner has been grooming at The Broadway Spa since 1996. We hire only professional, gentle, animal-loving individuals that treat your pet like family! We groom all breeds and even cats! Give us a try, you won’t be disappointed!!!
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Happy Tails Daycare And Boarding

Happy Tails Daycare And Boarding

5.0 (2)
We offer low cost doggie daycare and boarding opportunities.  People can leave their dogs with us for a single day or for several days.  The dogs will be cared for by myself and my other two helpers.  They will be fed as the owner instructs.  The owner provides the dog's food and if staying overnight pays at the rate of $15/day for the time their dog will be with us.  Dogs sleep in either my bedroom or in a corale inside the house.  My bedroom contains 7 dog cages and multiple doggie beds on my bed where they can choose to sleep. ... View Profile
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Animal House Of Ohio LLC

Animal House Of Ohio LLC

5.0 (1)
Dogs are in a comfortable home environment. With lots of TLC by dog loving people. Been in business over 10 years and going strong  daycare, boarding(long term also available at discounted rate 1month or more )  Several spacious fenced areas for play with others but doggie guest house for ones that are better solo   Please don’t let the distance deter Columbus and other patrons. I have shuttle available to ensure your beloved pet also has a chance to excellent care even though it’s further away. Fee determined in distance travled.  ... View Profile
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Willow Wood Pet Resort & Training Center

Willow Wood Pet Resort & Training Center

5.0 (1)
We provide a fun safe environment for pets to play and stay when their owners are not home.  We offer all breeds dog and cat grooming, dog daycare, dog and cat overnight lodging and dog training
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Hands N Paws

Hands N Paws

Hands N Paws hires only animal lovers! I - Benny DiFranco, the founder - have years of experience in petcare. Just over the past couple years, I have taken my services to a professional level and started my LLC-certified company. I train and contract people in major Ohio cities to ideally represent what dog-loving and optimal petcare is all about. Under my company, we provide dog-walking, petsitting, dog-boarding, and more. We offer competitive pricing to our ever-growing customer-base, and retain repeat clients because of our guaranteed customer satisfaction. We honestly believe that in-home care for your furry ones is the way of the future ... View Profile
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Daydria Walker

Daydria Walker

I am such a huge dog lover! I am a compassionate lover of all animals but there’s something about dogs that touch my soul. I am a student at OSU and have had two dogs, 3 turtles, a chameleon and a ton of fish throughout my life. I’ve been sitting animals for my whole life so it’s nothing new to me. Your animal would have the best time with me! 
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Pet Sitting

Pet Sitting

My pet Sitting services are great, I am very compassionate,  my clients pets are spoiled,  treats, walking them often, l just love on them all the time. Well fed, and watered, of course.   I have 1 daily pet walking job, and 2 monthly pet Sitting jobs.   I would like to add a few more pet daily walking jobs .  I love animals, I'm a vegan, a true lover,and respect  of animals.  I am compassionate,  and always look out for the best interests of the animals.   You always know your babies ( pets) will be safe ,and in good care with me.  ... View Profile
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Nasir's Animal Care

Nasir's Animal Care

My business stands out because, having your furry friend cared for shouldn't cost a lot, were cheap and will have your dog having all types of fun around the hour. Included with dog food, toys, walks and fun!!  (Even grooming if asked). I also train your animal with any problems that he or she has when with you, I successfully trained 90% of our animals, since 2016 
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Frequently asked questions

What is dog boarding?

It happens to the best of us—we have to go out of town or work on a big job and there’s no one to look after the dog. Thankfully, there are a fair number of dog boarding opportunities for your dog near your home. Dog boarding kennels provide your dog a safe and secure place to call their home away from home while you are away. Dog boarding is sometimes accompanied by other services, such as dog training and dog grooming.


How much does dog boarding cost?

Dog boarding will cost about $40 a night, depending on where you live, the size of your dog, and how long of a stay your pet needs. While the cost of boarding your dog may depend on a number of circumstances, most companies charge per day and/or night. Overall, you can expect the range to be between $25 and $85 each night.


What vaccinations do dogs need for boarding?

Dogs need proof of Distemper, Parvo and Bordetella (kennel cough) annually and Rabies every 1-3 years. Puppies must be 10 days past their final round of distemper/parvo vaccination before kennels will accept them for boarding. Vaccinations need to be given no less than 7 days prior to boarding. If this is the dog's first Bordetella vaccination, it must be given 2 weeks prior to boarding.


How old does a dog have to be for boarding?

For all breeds of dogs, most dog kennels require the dog to be at least 4 months old (12 to 16 weeks) old. This is because all certified kennels require incoming puppies to have had their first round of adult shots at 12 weeks, followed by the second round at around 16 weeks.


What do I need to take my dog to the kennel?

When preparing to take your dog to the kennel, remember to:

  1. Be up to date on their vaccinations. Vaccinations need to be given no less than 7 days prior to boarding.
  2. Pack plenty of your dog’s usual food for the length of their stay.
  3. Pack any medications or supplements that your dog may need.
  4. Pack your dog's leashes.
  5. Write a list of any special instructions you may have for your kennel regarding feeding times, portions for food, your local vet's phone number, and where you can be reached.
  6. Don't forget to pack your dog's favorite toys. An old t-shirt that smells like you can also make for a great cuddle toy!

What is the difference between dog sitting and boarding?

The difference between dog sitting and boarding is the length of stay and attention of care. Dog boarding is like hotel, where it's typically an overnight stay at a kennel where your dog is around other dogs. On the other hand, a dog sitter will watch your pet at either their or your home, or they may just stop by to care for your pets two or three times per day.

While in-home dog care might feel uncomfortable to some because of giving a stranger access to your home, having someone stop by can be much less intimidating for the dog than having to stay in a crate or small room overnight with other dogs around. If you are one of those dog owners who would rather your dog be in his or her own home while you are out of town, you may want to check out local dog sitters near you.


How long before boarding does dog need a Bordetella shot?

In general, puppies can receive injectable Bordetella (kennel cough) vaccines between 6 and 8 weeks of age and booster shots when they're 10 to 12 weeks old. Adult dogs generally need booster vaccines for Bordetella in intervals of six months to a year. If this is the dog's first Bordetella vaccination, it must be given 2 weeks prior to boarding.