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Al & Laura G.

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15 Reviews
8 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 5 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated

Al & Laura's Resident Pets

Foxy
Mixed Breed
Female
13 yr 8 mo old
Zeus
Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier
Male
9 yr 8 mo old
Lucy
Beagle
Female
3 yr 2 mo old
Ziggy
Mutt
Male
11 yr 4 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Cats

Al & Laura's House

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Large Yard
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets
Smoke-free home

About Al & Laura

15 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hi everyone, my name is Laura and my husband's name is Al! Our life is pretty animal focused and we see our animals as our family, like our own kids. We like to spend most of our free time with our fur kids; hiking, playing, cuddling, etc. Personally, we are not fond of kenneling our animals when we can't take care of them which is what brought us to DogVacay! We want to provide the kind of experience and level of care for other animal families just like we do for our own. We treat all our clients like they are one of pack so that they feel right at home and comfortable whether they are staying with us or we are coming to them.
We have 3 dogs and 1 cat. Our oldest, Foxy, is a sweet 14 year old cattle dog mix with beautiful brindle color fur. She may be a senior dog but no one told her that because she still has a lot of pep in her step! Our second oldest dog, Zeus, is a 10 year old pitbill mix who still thinks and acts like a puppy. He also thinks he's the size of a toy dog and doesn't quite understand when he cannot fit in my lap. They both have been together for about 10 yrs. Our cat ,Ziggy, is our referee for when our dogs start to play too rough. He meows loudly until they stop and boy does it work. Last but not least, we have our newest addition, Lucy. She is a 3 year old beagle with lot of energy that keeps all of us on our toes. She is very vocal when she wants something which be pretty cute. They all are house broken and know their eat and walk schedule. Zeus IS NOT FIXED but, again, he is not aware of this so please let us know first if your pet isn't so we can arrange something.
Our typical day on the weekends is just playing with the dogs and laying around and more playing with the dogs. Our service is great because we have over 15 years of experience with a variety of animals. From taking care of our friends pets and family's pets and also pets we have never met along the way! We have fence in yard and huge area for dogs to run around. We also have a pool in case if your dog loves to swim. Our dogs are still a little wary of the pool but we keep waiting for someone to run and jump on in!
We would love to a second home and family for your babies! Let us know if you have any questions.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Separation anxiety
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Leash Pulling
  • Advanced senior issues

Al & Laura G.

Online Now!
15 Reviews
8 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 5 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated March 22, 2017

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Al & Laura's Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Al & Laura's Home
$20 /day
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$60 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 20 miles
Check-ins
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 20 miles
Training
$35 /hour
Grooming
$30 /min
$50 /max
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 20 miles
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15 Reviews
Al and Laura are great! We were a little skeptical about leaving our little guy because we've never boarded him and always had friends a neighbors look after him. After our meet and greet with Al and Laura we were very comfortable knowing he look after him. After our meet and greet with Al and Laura we were very comfortable knowing he would be in good hands. The day of his daycare, he literally ran up the driveway to get to the house so he could see his buddies. We received lots of pictures and video's during the day showing how relaxed and how much fun he was having.
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Al and Laura were AMAZING! They had flexible drop-off and pick-up times. They treated Fergie just like there own pets. I was initially very nervous about leaving my Fergie. We set up a meeting time prior to drop off where Fergie met their dogs. I about leaving my Fergie. We set up a meeting time prior to drop off where Fergie met their dogs. I knew from that point she would love it. This was my 1st time using Dog Vacay. She usually travels with me. Al and Laura quickly made me feel comfortable. During my weekend away they sent numerous pictures and videos each day. I will surely be using them again and recommending them to my friends.
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Amazing! We have asked Al and Laura to watch our two guys numerous times and we are never let down. They take amazing care of them, and send us plenty of pictures and videos to let us see how much fun they are having. Their dogs are extremely sweet plenty of pictures and videos to let us see how much fun they are having. Their dogs are extremely sweet and get along perfectly with ours. As soon as we leave they just want to go back! Would highly recommend Al and Laura to anyone who is looking for someone to treat their dogs as if they were their own. Will definitely be booking with them again!
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