By Megan and Megan Soll
August 26, 2014

It’s National Dog Day, and what better news than a new dog-sitting service offered by With its recent acquisition of Sleepover Rover, the company launched Rover Premier this month. It connects dog-owners with vetted and approved sitters, fitted to your dog’s profile and specific needs. No more worrying if someone can handle your Great Dane, or will be patient with your Pekinese.

A Rover Premier consultant will find and book a sitter according to your pet’s needs, without you having to sift through and decide while you’re busy planning your vacation. Customers also get 24/7 emergency support and vet consultation through Rover, and a reservation guarantee (so anything falls through, Rover will find a replacement). Rover Premier is available first in Denver, with more cities to come in the upcoming months.

With more than 25,000 sitters in the country and service available in every major city, is the largest online pet services option. It gives your pet an alternative to kennels and cages, finding them a loving temporary stay or a trustworthy sitter to keep Fido cozy at home.

Megan Soll is Travel + Leisure's digital intern.