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Creates a caring a safe environment, would recommend to anyone wanting to avoid sterile environment of a normal pet kennel

Dog boarding

$400

Very accommodating and has a clear interest in dogs. Can strongly recommend.

Dog Boarding/Sitting

$400

Our Bailey was well looked after. Thanks Cherrie will recommend her for future to anybody.

Dog Boarding

$100

So glad we found such a lovely stay for Ace. It was a home away from home for him. Such great care and regular contact with photos and videos really put our minds at ease and was appreciated. Absolutely first class and we will be back. Thanks so much Candice

Dog boarding

$500

Great communication, Stella had a great time and enjoyed every minute. Thank you

Dog boarding/ care

$80

Awesome job Emma. Definitely recommend

Dog Boarding

$60

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Why find dog boarders near you through Airtasker?

Dogs are more than just pets - they’re family. So if you’re travelling somewhere and you can’t take your furry friend with you, finding someone you can trust to care for them is ideal for your peace of mind. Trust Airtasker to help you out and book dog boarding services near you to take care of your dog while you’re away.

Whether your pet is energetic and needs lots of outside time, or is more relaxed and likes a bit of tender, loving care, dog boarding kennels are the perfect solution. Our dog minders will cater to all your pets needs, making their time away (and yours) comfortable and enjoyable.

Our Tasker dog boarders will care for your dog like their own, taking care of everything from pick up and delivery to feeding and grooming. Hire a dog boarder on Airtasker so you can enjoy your holiday without having to worry about your dog.

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Top Dog Boarding related questions

For certain types of tasks, you may need to enquire as to what specialist licenses may be required to undertake your task as this can vary. Please make sure that you confirm that a Tasker has the relevant dog boarding service licence and insurance before accepting an offer.
Dog boarders take care of your pet at a time when you’re unable to - usually when you’re going away on a holiday. They will take care of all your dog’s needs, including pick-up, playtime, and feeding.
Dog boarding usually involves your dog staying at the carer’s home. Dog sitting generally involves the carer staying at your home with your dog.
Getting a dog boarding near you means your dog gets to stay at an environment that’s set up to care for pets. Plus, you don’t need to worry about having someone stay at your home when you’re not there.
Look for a dog boarding professional who has plenty of ratings and reviews - they should be able to demonstrate plenty of experience with looking after dogs. When you meet, make sure they get along with your pet, act responsibly, and above all, love dogs!
You can hire a dog boarder for as long as you need, whether that’s one night for a quick trip or several weeks when you head overseas.
Dog boarding usually costs between $100-$247 when booked through Airtasker, but the exact cost will depend on your type of dog, location, the care required, and how long they’re staying.

What does dog boarding include?

Dog boarding includes everything from picking up your dog when you leave and dropping them back when you return. Dog boarding kennels offer both short and long-term boarding, plus, they’ll include feeding and walking in the cost. They’ll communicate with you directly, asking if your pet has any dietary requirements, illnesses, or special needs (like anxiety). Dog boarders offer a range of services for your pet, including:

Dog pick up and delivery

If you’re going away, chances, are you already have a lot on your plate - so get a dog boarder who’s available to pick up and drop off your pet. Get a dog boarders near you to pick up your furry friend before you leave and return them after you get back. Your dog minder can also pick up any favourite toys or blankets that belong to your pet so they can carry a piece of home with them to their home away from home.

Short-term dog boarding

You can get dog boarding for any period of time - even if you only need a day or two. Dog boarding kennels can cater to a range of time lengths and will make sure your pet is comfortable and relaxed while you take a short trip for business or family. Your dog’s minder will send you updates every day, so you know your pet is happy, safe, and in good hands.

Long-term dog boarding

If you’re going to be away for a long period of time, you want to make sure your pet has somewhere to stay that feels as close to home as possible. Hire a dog boarder near you to take care of your pet for the entire duration of your trip. They’ll ensure your dog feels at home while staying with them, helping them get into a routine, so they feel more relaxed and comfortable.

Dog feeding and grooming

Your dog boarder will care for your pet like their own, including taking care of all their feeding and grooming needs. They’ll make sure your pet is fed nutritious meals, along with any medications they need right on schedule. They can either prepare meals based on your instructions, or you can provide food for your pet if they have a special diet. Your dog boarder will also ensure your pet is kept groomed, with baths and trims as needed.

Walking and playtime

Dog boarding kennels include plenty of playtimes, fun, and regular walks! Many dogs love the social aspect of boarding - they’ll often get to hang out with other furry friends as well. It means your pet isn’t just taken care of physically - they get to have a fun experience for themselves while you’re on holidays.

Monitoring and updates

If you’re worried about how your pet will cope while you’re away, you can rest assured knowing that your dog boarder will keep you updated with how your pet is going. You can request updates at any time via email or SMS, or regular intervals (like every day or every second day). Of course, if you can’t be disturbed on your trip away, your dog boarding provider will only contact you if they need to. For example, if they notice a change in your pet’s eating habits and behaviour or they require a trip to the vet.

Recent Dog Boarding tasks

Dog boarding

$750

Prospect NSW, Australia

25th Feb 2024

Boarding for 3 dogs for 10 days in April

Dog boarding at boarder's place

$500

Magill SA 5072, Australia

24th Feb 2024

We live in magill, south Australia. We have a soon to be 2 years old female cavachon dog named Coco for whom we are after boarding service. She is a very calm dog and loves human company. She doesn't need to be taken on walks daily. She is toilet trained and trained to use doggy door. More details can be provided upon request.

Dog boarding for three days

$90

Vermont South VIC, Australia

24th Feb 2024

To look after a gentle German shepherd for 3 days in May

Dog boarding and care

$300

Cremorne Point NSW, Australia

21st Jan 2024

Need someone to care for my dog Pablo from today until 28 January at your home. Need to have secure back yard. Lovely nature and great with humans but not good with other Alpha dogs. Will need you to collect Pablo from Cremorne today as I am away. - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 21 January 2024

Looked after Pablo my dog and sent photos regularly.

Take my dog from prahran to dog boarding kennel for me

$90

Prahran VIC, Australia

20th Jan 2024

I need my dog picked up from Prahran and taken to A Dogs Domain in Dixons creek. It’s about 1 hour 10 mins away. It needs to arrive there between 4pm and 5:30pm Saturday or 10am and 11:30am on Sunday. Prefer it done today. Thank you - Due date: Before Sunday, 21 January 2024

Quick and great communication, would recommend

Dog boarding

$400

Berwick VIC, Australia

19th Jan 2024

Hi! I'm looking for a place for my dog to stay while I go overseas from late November to mid-December we haven't booked exact dates yet. But he is toilet-trained and very social. His breed is border collie - Due date: Before Thursday, 4 April 2024

Dog Boarding

$600

Vermont VIC, Australia

8th Jan 2024

Hello There. We are looking for someone reliable and loving to take care of our dog / puppy Pluto (Golden Retriever) for about 20 days from 3rd Feb to 22nd Feb.Pluto is one of the cutest dogs around and is very loving and playful, as are all goldies. We need him to be boarded to be taken care during these days. I can provide food. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, February 3, 2024

Dog boarding

$200

Albert Park VIC 3206, Australia

4th Jan 2024

Look after my dog for 4 nights. He is a lovable bulldog. 3 years old - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 5 January 2024

She was great !! Very professional

Dog Boarding

$280

Menai NSW, Australia

28th Dec 2023

I need someone to look after my dog from 6 January 2024 until 11 January 2024 - Due date: Before Saturday, 13 January 2024

Dog boarding for my 14 month old Kelpie (Dec 21 - Jan 8)

$1,500

Carnegie VIC, Australia

12th Dec 2023

Lucy is a 14month old Kelpie. She is fully vaccinated and desexed. I need boarding between Dec 21 - Jan 8th - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 21 December 2023

Dog boarding

$1,100

Tasmania 7030, Australia

8th Dec 2023

Need a lovely place to host my two female dogs (a lab and a maltese) for 5 weeks in Apr and May 2024. Will need to visit the host's house first to ensure safety of the dogs. one of the dogs is NOT spayed Had to choose March 24 as I couldn't select later dates. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 26 March 2024

One month Dog Boarding Opportunity: Care for Our Adorable Labradoodle!

$500

West Pennant Hills NSW, Australia

4th Dec 2023

Dates: 16th December to January 16th Shadow is a cute, playful puppy of about 9 months, she loves being around people and simply needs to be fed 2 times a day (food provided) and do her business every 4 hours during daytime. She’s a little bigger than a cat and weighs about 11 kg. She would also need to be walked/brought to the dog park at least once daily for 30 mins to 1 hr. She gets along with other animals, but is quite curious so you would need to keep an eye on her. We will need to check the place and see how she interacts with you/any other pets in your house. We will need daily photos sent as updates. She is an indoor and outdoor dog who is potty trained. Preferably someone with some experience with dogs. Details: Desexed female labradoodle 11 months old Food provided

Dog boarding

$50

Bardon QLD, Australia

3rd Dec 2023

Look after Ella, a four year old Spoodle from 9-16 December - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 9 December 2023

Dog boarding

$1,500

Maroubra NSW 2035, Australia

3rd Dec 2023

I need a dog lover to look after my dogs from 4/12 to 28/1. Millie and rocky are inside dog n sensible - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 4 December 2023

The best dog sitter ever

Dog boarding

$210

Apollo Bay VIC, Australia

12th Nov 2023

Need boarding for a 1yr old 18kg dog from 15-22 December 2023. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 15 December 2023

Dog Boarding Opportunity - Care for Our Adorable Labradoodle!

$250

West Pennant Hills NSW, Australia

30th Oct 2023

Looking for a caring dog lover to look after our adorable Labradoodle, Shadow, for one month from December 15th to January 15th. Shadow is a 8-month-old bundle of joy, and she's a friendly, playful, and curious pup who loves people and gets along well with other pets. She's a small/medium-sized, fully vaccinated, microchipped, desexed and potty-trained dog who sleeps through the night in her crate. Responsibilities: - Feed her twice a day (food provided) - Let her out for potty breaks approximately every 5 hours during the day - Daily walks and 20 minutes of playtime, including fetch We'll need to do a quick meet-and-greet and a trial run for a few days at your house to ensure a good fit. We live an hour north-west of Sydney, and your place would have to be driving distance so we can drop her off. Daily photo updates are appreciated. If you have some experience with dogs and can provide a loving temporary home for Shadow, please get in touch. Thanks! - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 15 December 2023 until Monday, 15th January 2024

Surveyor for Dog Boarding Business

$400

South Melbourne VIC, Australia

25th Oct 2023

In need of a surveyor to help with council regulations and laws that relate to animal husbandry/agriculture/dog boarding facility. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 31 October 2023

Dog boarding

$20

Cobblebank VIC, Australia

22nd Oct 2023

Dog boarding at your own property. - Due date: Flexible

DOG BOARDING

$1,400

Maroubra NSW, Australia

20th Oct 2023

I need a someone or family to look after my dogs from the 3rd December to 28th January in a boarder/tasker house. Rocky and Millie are a loving and spoil family dogs. They are inside dog. So, generally very sensible, loves cuddles but has a tendency to be active and run out the door so you'll need to careful with the door. So i need a dogs lovers. Both are desexed, microchipped, up-to-date with their vaccinations and on monthly preventative tablets for ticks, fleas and worms. they are enjoys walking at least twice a day. They are very much an indoor dogs and they are happily cuddly with humans. - Due date: Before Tuesday, 31 October 2023

Dog boarding

$200

Canberra ACT, Australia

28th Sep 2023

Urgently require dog boarding from Friday 29th September by 10am, to Monday 2nd October by 4pm. I have a one year old Mini Foxie x Cattle dog named Zuma (small), who is very affectionate, toilet trained, socialised with other dogs and enjoys playing with kids who can match his energy. Zuma is microchipped, has all his vaccinations but is not yet desexed. I have all his bedding, crate, toys, collar, leash and food ready. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 29 September 2023

Always reliable! Cheers for a great service.