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Madison Pet Boarders

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Paws and Claws Pet Service
from 10 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Martha P.
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My dogs are my family members. Having Paws and Claws Pet Service take care of my dogs, means I never have to worry about their health and well being while I am away from my home. They handle my special needs dog with loving care. I have used other pet services prior to finding Paws and Claws. Now that I have found Paws and Claws, I will never trust anyone else to care for my dogs.

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Paw Pals
from 6 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
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Angelica M.
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Paw Pals did an excellent job watching my frenchie for a weekend along with walking them regularly and keeping me updated when I had asked. I felt extremely comfortable leaving him in their care and would recommend them to anyone looking for daycare, boarding, walking, anything!

Guardian Pet Care
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lori Y.
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Eve Cooper is professional and an excellent pet guardian. She's taken care of our cat while we're out of town on more than one occasion and we plan to hire her again when we travel. She even followed up and offered suggestions to help the cat adjust to new environment and being alone while we travel. Your animals will love her! We sure do! Lori York, Beloit, WI


We board dogs. We have a heated kennel. Our rates are $16.00 per calender day. We offer hunting dog training. We do hunting dog for waterfowl and upland training. Rates are $700.00 per month. We also do dog grooming. We also have puppies a couple litters a year.


I watch dogs in my home while people are on vacation there are no kennels, they love staying here I let them sleep on the couch. I stand out because I do not kennel the dogs and my price is very good


I will watch your critters (fish, feline or dog -- my specialty) while you are away. I have excellent references, having dog-walked in the city of Chicago for professionals there. I also volunteered for a lab rescue as a foster parent.

  • 7 years in business

We give the dogs that we sit the same personal attention and love we give to our own!


I love to clean; as crazy as that sounds, I really enjoy it. I clean any type and size of room. I will also take care of any pets if need be (bathing, feeding, walking, etc.).


I am very responsible and have been working with a variety of animals all my life, ranging from cats and dogs to raccoons and squirrels.


I've been told that I have a calm, easy going nature and that the animals pick up on that. I always practice patience with my groom dogs, and am known for my gentle handling.


I do bale hay and take care of animals. I can fix tucks and cut lawns and fix tractors and farm equipment. I can do almost anything.


We are full-service grooming facility that pampers your pooch. Nail trims are only $6. If your dog likes other dogs, they are welcome to play together instead of being put in a kennel. We use only top-of-the-line, all-natural products on your pet and will cater to special needs with a gentle touch. We are proud members of WAPPS (Wisconsin Association of Professional Pet Stylists), where we stay up to date in the grooming industry.

  • 3 years in business

I would love to pet sit after work and some weekends. I really enjoy animals. I am a single lady with energy. I will treat your pets like my own and your children like my grandchildren.


At Noble Hound Animal Hospital and Pet Resort, we truly care about your pet. Our full service Veterinary Hosptial, Pet Boarding and Pet Grooming Facility caters to your royal pet. We treat your animals like they were our own.


I am a pre-vet student at the UW. I also have 8 years of professional experience with animals working as a veterinary assistant and working in kennels. I am available for dog walking, pet sitting, minor grooming (nail trimming, ear cleaning, anal gland expression) and can administer oral medications to dogs and cats



I'm able to handle all pets. I will do anything I need to for them, and I don't mind cleaning up after them.


I will give your best friend the care that they desire and more. You let me know what they like, and I take care of the rest.

  • 4 years in business

I have shown dogs since I was seven. Dogs have always been a part of my life. Therefore, it's natural for me to want to pursue pet sitting full time.


I am a very responsible retired individual with considerable flexibility for scheduling


A+ Pet Sitting offers a full line of services for in-home pet care. From daily visits to extended pet sitting arrangements, we'll provide your pet with high-quality care and attention. All of our interactions with your pet will be meaningful and to your specifications. And while you're away on vacation or business, we'll see to your pet's needs and keep an eye on your home, too. At A+ Pet Sitting your pet is my p Priority! Please view my website for more information regarding pricing and packages available.

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How much does boarding a horse cost?

Finding the right horse boarding location is a big step in a horse owner’s life. This will be the place your horse will live and where you will visit multiple times per week or even daily. The cost of horse boarding will depend on the level of service you desire, the location of the stables, and the luxury level of the property. Here are some examples of average horse boarding costs:

  • Overnight stabling: $30 per horse per night.
  • Partial boarding (owner feeds and mucks): $220 per horse per month, with a three-month commitment.
    • Administration of oral medication: $10 per dose.
    • Bandaging: $20 per event, plus cost of materials.
    • Trailering to vet if owner is unable: $25, plus $25 per hour to wait with horse.
  • Basic full boarding: $325-$350 per month per horse. Includes twice daily hay and daily stall cleaning.
    • Horse training: $20 per session.
    • Pasture turn out: $20 per session.
    • Blanketing: $1 per day/$30 per month.
    • Vet or farrier hold: $20. This means haltering the horse and standing with it as it receives treatment or shoeing.

Where can I board my horse?

You can board your horse at any barn or stable that provides horse boarding services. To find horse boarding near you, read reviews of area locations and speak with equestrian friends to find one with a solid reputation. Ideally, the location will be within a reasonable drive from your home or office. This is especially important if you are paying for partial boarding services and are responsible for feeding your horse and cleaning its stall each day. You may choose your boarding barn or stables based on the services they provide. Some offer more extensive amenities — at an added price — that reduce the amount of work you need to do to keep your horse comfortable. Consider whether you want training, blanketing, exercise and other perks in addition to standard offerings like hay and stable mucking. Your stable may have temperament requirements and proof that your horse has the proper vaccinations required by your state. This protects both your horse and the other horses in the stable. Many states require that locations offering horse boarding services have stable licenses that are renewed each year. Always be sure to enter into a clearly written boarding contract that will cover your horse and belongings in case of accident, and remember our tips for smart hiring.

What is horse boarding?

Horse boarding is like rental housing for your horse. Horse boarding is helpful for people who don’t have the space or the resources to install and maintain a stable on their property. A horse can be housed in a barn with other horses and receive the care they need. Owners can visit their horse for riding, grooming, training, etc. Horse boarding services may vary based on the company and the price. Some horse boarders may offer short-term boarding of 24 hours to several nights for people passing through an area, while most offer boarding by the month for horses whose owners live in the area. There is partial- and full-service boarding, which indicates how much of the work of feeding the horse and cleaning the stall is the responsibility of the owner rather than the boarding barn. For an added fee, horse boarding can also include grooming services, riding and training, medication administration, and more.

To find the right boarding fit for you and your horse, make a list of your top priorities. These might include immediate access to riding trails, round-the-clock supervision, or a nearby or affiliated veterinarian. Always visit the site to learn exactly where your horse will be kept and whether the barn and grounds are in good condition. Read reviews, and always practice smart hiring. It’s also critical to sign the proper legal documents that protect both you and your horse, such as boarding agreements. Above all, make sure it seems like a place your horse will be comfortable between your visits.

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