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Bijou O.

22 Reviews
10 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 3 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Doberman Pinscher, Rottweiler

Bijou's Apartment

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Small Yard
Partially fenced
Pets allowed on furniture

About Bijou

12 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
In addition to the following, I have recently completed the SF Fire Department's Emergency Response Training. Good, professional info for all interested.

Since I had to put my dog down December 2013 (elder dog dementia), I have had the good fortune of dog sitting for neighbors and my extended DogVacay guests. I am familiar with local vet facilities and leash laws. I am fortunately located within walking distance to two excellent specialist facilities, should any emergency happen (SPCA and SF Vet Specialists). Nothing has ever happened, knock wood. Still it's good to be on the cautious side.

As far as the dogs are concerned, it's all about attention, food and exercise. And love. I completely adhere to their normal diet. (Having a new room is enough change:) The meet and greet is a very effective kick off for the transition for a short stay. Now that I've been hosting for a couple of years, it has been terrific for me, the dog and the owner(s).

At the time, I'm working at home doing costume and sewing projects. So, it is nice to have a companion. And an excuse to take a walk! My place is on the first floor. Street access is easy. Last night I dreamt about an adult chocolate poodle. Go figure?
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Special Needs Accommodated
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Bijou O.

22 Reviews
10 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 3 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated December 28, 2016


Background Checked
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Course 101 Graduate
By completing courses at DogVacay University, hosts learn about best practices to help them provide the highest quality care for your dog.
Course 102 Graduate
By completing courses at DogVacay University, hosts learn about best practices to help them provide the highest quality care for your dog.
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Pay through DogVacay for:
Premium Pet Insurance, 24/7 Customer Support and Daily Photo Updates!

Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Bijou's Home
$50 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
22 Reviews
Pokie is not an easy dog to deal with as he's a senior and is very specific, but he was well looked over. Bijou kept me posted on Pokie's daily shenanigans and it is much appreciated!
Pixel had such a wonderful time with Bijou that she barely wanted to come home with me when I picked her up!
Bijou was a wonderful host for Bubba. I was nervous about leaving him with someone new for such a long time (ten days), but Bijou asked lots of questions to make sure she understood all his special needs (mostly social issues), and this put me at ease. She was very flexible with drop off and pick up times, sent us frequent updates, and was calm and patient with Bubba's behavioral issues. I would definitely have him stay with her again. Thanks, Bijou!
As always, Bijou was an absolutely wonderful host. She is always responsive to my questions and is flexible with drop off/pick up times. It was clear that my little guy was well taken care. I highly recommend Bijou and will continue to request her dog-sitting services as long as she is available!
This was my first time leaving my dog with someone other than friends or family. Bijou kindly offered to meet us first and Ollie was very happy in her care. Thanks, Bijou!
Bijou was a great host! Sady had a lot of fun with her and they were fast friends!
Thanks for your help in taking care of our little one while we were away!!
Bijou did a wonderful job taking care of my little boy! She obviously spent a lot of time with him and cared for him as if he were her own. Thank you!
Great visit with Bijou!
Bijou was great with Lola who was very happy and satisfied when we picked her up and obviously sad to leave Bijou Thanks so much we'd love to come back!
Our dog, Peluche seemed so happy and at home with Bijou. Peluche can be a very anxious dog, but he seems to have really bonded with Bijou. He was much less stressed out after a week with Bijou, than after a week with other dog sitters that we've tried. We are extemely grateful for her attentive care.
Awesome DogVacay host - thank you, Bijou!
This is my second time booking Bijou on DogVacay. I felt like I could completely trust her with my dog! Loved the photo updates and appreciated that she was transparent with me when my dog didn't behave one day. Highly recommended! Many thanks, Bijou!
Our fox terrier Elsie had a great time at Bijou's. She was very attentive to her and we felt relaxed, knowing that she was in such good hands. Thanks, Bijou! Frank & Mary lee
Bijou was great and very professional - she helped out while I was gone for Thanksgiving and was a great host for Taco.
Bijou was great with Skibo. He can be a bit difficult and full of energy at times, but she handled him well and with a lot of love, even sleeping on the couch when he was feeling some anxiety.
A very pleasing experience. The first time I had used DogVacay and Bijou was very accommodating.
So happy our pups stay with Bijou…..
Excellent! This was Cosmo's 2nd stay with Bijou, he is becoming quite fond of her (as we are too!). Thanks for the great care....
We left our older puppy, Buck with Bijou for 11 days. It was our first time being gone for that long and were looking for the perfect fit. Upon the meet and greet, Buck took a real liking to her and was giving kisses when we left. Bijou's apartment is bright and sunny and clean with a good sized, pillow filled couch. ( a small dog's heaven). She also likes to listen to jazz and other world music, which I think calms canines. Buck got to meet a lot of the neighbors in his stay. They went of frequent walks and she even helped more with his potty training. She also updated us via email with updates and photos.
We would definitely take Buck back to Bijou's.
Bijou was great, we were delayed picking up our dog because of an onboard emergency during our flight home. We had to land at an unexpected location & were several hours late. Bijou had other commitments but waited for us and saved us from another trip across town, thank u!!!! Our pup is sleeping peacefully & happy to be home....
Bijou was a perfect host!! She called to confirm my reservation and discuss details when I had to quickly leave town and 10+ other people couldn't watch my dog. She was great with Oscar and checked in with info. and a picture so I knew he was okay. Fourth of July traffic back to SF was horrible and she stayed up until 1am so we could pick him up. Great experience...thanks Bijou!
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