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Ariel U.

18 Reviews
2 Repeat Guests
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Pet Requirements

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

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About Ariel

Hi There,

So, a little bit about me - I grew up in Madrid, Spain and have had dogs my whole life.

I work for an arts nonprofit and organize shows and galleries for different artist groups. I work full time from home so I am always around and it's always nice to have some furry company. I love being outdoors and taking long walks. I have babysat and house-sat (with pets & kids) for over 10 years. I have also had experience walking pets for other people. I am a very caring and happy person.

My apartment is very big - 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a very spacious living room/kitchen area. We had a pug (Finn) that lived here for 4 years but it was my roommate's and she moved away. We live really close to prospect park which is great for dog-walking. I am at home most of the day and my roommate (my best friend from Spain) is here in the evenings. There are tons of dogs on the floor, it is an animal friendly complex.

Anything else you would like to know please get in touch!

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Ariel U.

18 Reviews
2 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Responds within a few days
  • Cancellation Policy:


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  • Last updated June 28, 2016


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Ariel's Home
$80 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$100 /night
  • Willing to travel 50 miles
Daycare At Ariel's Home
$60 /day
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$50 /hour
  • Willing to travel 30 miles
$100 /visit
  • Willing to travel 20 miles
$150 /bath
$35 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
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18 Reviews
Ariel gave Penny a great first DogVacay experience! She was very flexible, communicative, and most importantly clearly loves taking care of dogs. She really put us at ease so we could enjoy our vacay, too :)
We prefer for our dog to stay in our home when we're out of town, so Ariel graciously pet sat him here. We met beforehand, which put us at ease. Our dog became sick right before we left as well, and Ariel was great with giving him a new medication / feeding him special food (and updating us on how he was doing). She also sent cute picture updates to help us out when we were thinking about him from afar. Our dog seemed to really take to her as some of the pictures included their cuddle sessions :)
Ariel is an absolute treasure and I recommend her highly. Clearly she loves dogs and it shows. My dog has severe arthritis so Ariel came up with an ingenious way of helping him make it to the elevator and out the door....a cart! She really went above and beyond to make sure my dog was happy. I got cute pics of him during the course of his stay too. Thank you so much Ariel! You rock.
Ariel is great. She's very responsive, kind, and great with our animals. We're so happy to have found her and highly recommend her.
Ariel was wonderful! Bruno had a great time with her and she provided us with adorable photos and updates throughout the weekend. Next time we are out of town we will certainly be booking Ariel!
Ariel is the best! She's our go-to dog sitter, and once again our pooch Coco had a great time spending a week at her place. Ariel sends the funniest photo texts (at our request) and is extremely communicative, which makes us feel really comfortable when we leave our dog with her. Thanks Ariel!
Ariel was terrific. This was a last minute request - to sit with my separation anxiety-filled doxie while I went to a doctor's appt. Ariel arrived early and instantly bonded with Lucy.
When I got home, Lucy was calm, relaxed and all was well, and I was relieved.
Ariel is a lovely young woman = and I wouldn't hesitate to use her services again, or to recommend her to anyone.
After having looked at and visited several different "professional" locations in Park Slope, we stumbled upon this website and in particular Ariel. From our initial contact until the very end she was professional, courteous and available. Any hesitation we may have had was immediately erased as we saw her interaction with our "Spike". We were provided with follow-ups and pictures detailing their activities throughout the day as we became more and more convinced that her actions and dedication were genuine. Spike seemed extremely happy throughout his stay and may have even shown signs of sadness as we took him back from Ariel... thanks again. I would highly recommend Ariel over any dogsitting "professional" business any day.
Ariel as usual is fantastic with our 2 dogs. They LOVE her, and she does a fantastic job!
Our dog Coco stayed with Ariel for 7 days, and if Coco could talk, we think she'd tell us that she had a GREAT time! From the beginning, Ariel was friendly and easy to communicate with. She met our dog well in advance and was very interested in hearing about her needs and preferences.

Ariel was extremely accommodating when it came to pickup and dropoff time (we dropped our dog off at 5 am on the way to the airport and picked her up at 11:30 pm on the way back -- thank you Ariel!). She sent us daily photo updates, obviously cared about our little friend a lot, and made us feel extremely comfortable. We were thrilled with how well it went and would absolutely send Coco to Ariel's house again. Ariel is the best!
Ariel was an awesome host(ess). I got daily updates and pictures of Olive, and she seemed to have a wonderful time. Ariel is conscientious and kind - genuinely interested in Olive's happiness. Highest recommendation!
Ariel was so great to our pitbull, Stella, from the moment we contacted her. Her communication was thorough and prompt, during the meet and greet she put us at ease, she was inquisitive about the ins and outs of our dog's routine and preferences, she was flexible and understanding, and, most importantly, she clearly LOVES animals.

During the trip, she gave us as many updates as we requested, sent photos, and we felt strongly that our pooch was getting the care we would want her to have. Not only was this great for Stella, but it allowed us to actually enjoy our vacation.

We will absolutely be using her again in the future and we can highly recommend that you do the same.
Our beagle had a great stay. Ariel was available for an early drop off and a late pick up, which was also super convenient. Highly recommended!
Ariel is great! She clearly loves dogs and is nice as can be. She took great care of our schnoodle Dexter, updated us with photos, and was very prompt with all communications. She even took Dexter to the park to play. The apartment is nice, spacious, and in a cool neighborhood. Less than 10 min walk from the Franklin St 2-3. Highly recommended!
Ariel is extremely kind and sweet. From the first moment we met her, she was warm and bubbly and her love for animals was sincere and infectious. We felt confident leaving Hudson with her (which is a rare feeling), and it enabled us to fully enjoy our vacation. She went above and beyond to make sure he was comfortable and happy -- daily trips to the park, playtime, and even a bath. When we returned it was obvious he was relaxed, happy, and well cared for. We will definitely have Hudson stay with Auntie Ariel again. Thank you, Ariel!
Ariel was great! My normal dog sitter cancelled on me last minute and Ariel was able to accommodate me. She was very friendly and took great care of my dogs. She sent me daily photo updates which was great and kept my mind at ease. I'd definitely have Ariel watch my dogs again.
Ariel was so amazing. Not only is she a wonderful person, she was so good with Bandit. She sent so many pictures and kept me updated!! Her apartment is also huge. I would recommend her to anyone :D
Ariel was a terrific host for Nigel over a 4 day stay. She kept us updated with great photos and texts detailing his activities. When Nigel returned to us he was happy, healthy, and loved his vacation. Nigel can't wait to stay over again soon!
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