12yrs of experience caring for pets

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Kassidy N.

$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 5 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents, Caged birds, Reptiles

About Kassidy

12 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I have grown up with dogs my entire life, and for the last 5 years before moving to Arkansas for college, I ran a non-profit dog rescue with my parents in Texas. We were not a breed-specific rescue, so I worked with dogs ranging from fear-biting 3lb Chihuahuas to stranger-wary 100lb Irish Wolfhounds that would counter-surf for pizza. In 2014 alone, I cared for 850 dogs that entered our rescue and were adopted out into forever families. All of the dogs at our rescue were allowed to run in large play yards during most of the day in groups of 3-15, so I gained experience keeping dogs from misbehaving (you have no idea how much a slobbery squeaker toy means to some dogs, even old shoes can be a high-valued item) and have experience splitting up fights if one were ever to occur. I understand that dogs do not always act themselves around strangers as they do with their owners, and would not mind working with your dog if he or she is afraid of strangers, has mild aggression issues, or is overly-excited. I have 2 years of experience working at a vet clinic and am comfortable caring for any type of dog regardless of size, age, temperament, or with any disability. I can administer topical, oral, and subcutaneous medications (if your dog is recovering from surgery or is on daily prescribed medications) and can provide basic first aid (I keep a doggy first-aid kit in my car 24/7)
If your dog is on a special diet that requires cooking, don't worry because I love to cook! I have years of experience cooking for my own dogs and for the shelter dogs that were picky eaters or had food allergies. One of my moms dogs had to be put on a raw diet because regular dog food makes her gain (a lot of) weight(-:

I live in an apartment that has a medium/small ground-level concrete patio with plenty of grassy areas near by. I am walking distance from Dickson street and am a short drive from a few local parks.

I will likely only board in my home on certain occasions as my boyfriend is a PhD student who often needs a quiet area for his research. We love all dogs, but I feel that it would be fair to him to only pet sit 1-2 small dogs or 1 med/large at a time in our apartment.

If you ever want pictures or videos of how your dog is doing while you are away, don't hesitate to ask! I will treat your dog(s) like I would my own, and if there is anything specific you would like your dog to do while under my care (going to the park, swimming, socialize with other dogs in the area, etc ) just let me know!
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Leash Pulling
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Advanced senior issues

Kassidy N.

$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 5 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated November 14, 2016

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Services & Rates

House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$40 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 8 miles
Home Visits
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 8 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 8 miles
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