Midday walks are billed as visits, so as to be as flexible in meeting client's needs. Not everyone wants a 30 minute walk, and walking often isn't the only need a dog has. Feeding, medication, backyard playtime for that new puppy that hasn't finished his shots and can't go mingling with the neighborhood - We do all that, and will tailor the visit to meet your specific needs.
We're not going to lie: Veterinary pracitioners favor keeping companion animals in the familiar, home environment when you leave town, and our experience is that boarding environments consistently leave dogs out of sorts, taking sometimes weeks to return to normal sleep/eating/play routines.
So, we don't do boarding. It seems an imperfect solution, when better options exist. What we do offer is in-home overnight care for dogs/cats, where we let you tailor the care regiment for a flat fee. Not sure why anyone would offer to do differently, really.