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Marlena G.

25 Reviews
12 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 4 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK

Marlena's Resident Pets

Lincoln
Bichon Frise
Male
9 yr 0 mo old
Sparky
Bichon Frise
Male
7 yr 0 mo old

Marlena's House

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Medium Yard
100% fenced
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets
Smoke-free home

About Marlena

17 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hi there... I'm Marlena! I'm a dog walker in The Heights (all breeds & sizes) and also have limited (one family at a time) availability for boarding non-shedding, small breed dogs in my home. Our pups are considered family members and all in my care are treated as such. I am new to Houston, but have been a professional pet sitter since 2014. (We recently relocated from Birmingham, Alabama) Please message me with any questions or for references. I look forward to meeting you and your fur-babies!
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Can administer oral medicine
CPR / First-Aid certified
Can administer injected medicine
Post-surgical pets
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Separation anxiety

Marlena G.

25 Reviews
12 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 4 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated March 20, 2017

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Marlena's Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Dog Walking
$20 /half-hour
$30 /hour
  • Willing to travel 3 miles
Check-ins
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 3 miles
25 Reviews
Marlena is a Godsend. I've never left my baby with anyone outside of family, but all of the hectic logistics of a move made it necessary for Murphy to crash somewhere else for a few days and I'm so thankful we found Marlena and her babies. She was to crash somewhere else for a few days and I'm so thankful we found Marlena and her babies. She was great with Murphy and her home is perfect for doggie houseguests. I completely trust her and she was great about keeping us updated on his day with plenty of photos and notes. She is responsive and I really appreciate her flexibility and her ability to calm my worries about leaving him for the first time. Her dog babies were also great hosts to Murphy and he had fun playing and doing squirrel patrol with them. I also really liked that she only took one dog or dog family at a time so there were no surprises on who Murphy would be staying with. I highly recommend Marlena!
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Marlena and her husband were great! Our dog Teddy had a wonderful time staying with them and their two small dogs. Marlena sent great pictures daily so I felt confident that Teddy was being well cared for during our vacation!
Marlena was great! She was very accommodating and I really appreciated the meet and greet the week before his stay. Bentley did very well and it was the first time I've left him when he wasn't trembling. He usually eats very little while I'm gone the first time I've left him when he wasn't trembling. He usually eats very little while I'm gone but that was not the case with Marlena. Her dogs are small and easy going so it was a good mix. Also a bonus that she has a fenced in yard for the dogs to roam. Daily pictures popping up on my phone was reassuring. Thank you Marlena and we look forward to Bentleys next visit next week!
-Andra
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