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Avalon S.

6 Reviews
1 Repeat Guest
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2.2 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

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

Avalon's House

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Large Yard
Partially fenced
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Smoke-free home

About Avalon

10 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
My name is Avalon and I am a student currently attending Ryerson University in the Criminology program. I was the proud owner of a border collie for 11 years. He unfortunately passed away a few years ago; I sincerely miss the companionship and responsibility of caring for not just a dog, but a member of the family. It is for this reason I believe I would be perfect person to care for someone else's companion, as no one knows better than I how special they are.

I live in a house with a very spacious, enclosed yard perfect for a dog to run and play in. I live minutes from two different parks and a ravine, with ample walking routes to enjoy. I also have a cottage in Muskoka - if the owner is comfortable with it, I could even bring the dog up there to run, play and swim on our three acres of land. Located in the middle of cottage country, experiencing the new sights and smells of the forest would be a great vacation for any city dog.

The inside of my home is perfect for any type of dog. There is a small staircase leading to the front door, but should it be required, I can board off this area for safety. We have a great big couch perfect for relaxing after an exciting day exploring the neighbourhood.

I live with my parents and older brother - all who love pets and dearly miss our dog. They are as excited for the opportunity to care for another dog as I am. Because of this, any pet will be well loved and cared for primarily by myself, but also by my family. With four licensed drivers in the home, someone will always be available to rush your pet anywhere should they require medical attention.

Because I cared for my dog all the way from when he was a puppy into his senior years, I know how to look after dogs of all ages. My dog suffered from severe joint pain, so I am experienced in providing oral medication at specified times throughout the day. On top of this, my border collie was aggressive toward many other dogs while on walks, so I know how to handle a dog who pulls on his leash and is unfriendly toward other dogs.

My availability is very flexible; however I am still in university so I do have class three days a week. Your dog may be left unattended while I am in class, but for no longer than 3-4 hours at a time. If your pet requires constant care, I can only do so on the weekends. If this isn't an issue for you andf you are looking for a reliable individual who loves pets of any kind, I would be honoured and thrilled to care for your furry friend.

Because I only board one dog at a time, your dog will receive one on one personal care and individualized treatment. This is what sets me apart from another service, where your dog will have to compete with multiple other dogs for attention. If you want your dog to be in a comfortable, loving home environment where they will be treated as part of the family, I would love to hear from you!
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Leash Pulling

Avalon S.

6 Reviews
1 Repeat Guest
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2.2 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 28, 2017
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Avalon's Home
$40 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
Daycare At Avalon's Home
$30 /day
  • Watches up to 1 dog /day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 1 mile
6 Reviews
Avalon was fantastic! She watched Tooktook for about 2 weeks while I was on vacation. She sent me pictures of my dog while I was away and gave me updates on how he was doing. My dog has some behavioural issues and is prone to escaping so I was nervous about anyone but myself caring for him. However after meeting Avalon I felt 100% comfortable leaving my dog with her. Tooktook felt very relaxed and at home with Avalon and I would love for her to watch him again.
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Avalon was a pleasure to deal with and was very accommodating. Our dog, Bosco, seemed to have enjoyed himself and we will not hesitate to use Avalon's services again.
Overjoyed that I found Avalon to watch over Lola! Avalon was very quick to respond to my queries during the process of screening potential sitters. Lola was completely at home during her Meet n Greet visit and Avalon has a very warm and welcoming family and home, that I did not hesitate to book Lola's next 2 dog vacays with her. Many thanks Avalon
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