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Margaret T.

15 Reviews
14 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 4 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies

Margaret's Resident Pets

8 old
11 yr 4 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Caged birds or Reptiles

Margaret's Apartment

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About Margaret

My husband and I are the type of dog lovers who stop dogs in the street to talk with them, the dogs. We totally speak dog.

We have two dogs ourselves, Bandit who is terrier/chihuahua and Leroy who is mostly chihuahua. They are very well socialized and good company for visiting doggy guests. They used to work full time as shop dogs so are accustomed to meeting new dogs, and welcoming them into our space. We have many years of overnight experience dog sitting the pets of our friends and family.

Our regular routine is a walk around the block first thing in the morning at about 7:30, a long walk at 3pm, a 6pm round the block walk, and then a visit outside before bedtime. Let us know your doggy's schedule and we can accommodate their needs.

Being football season, there's also guaranteed couch time. We offer a little of everything!

We have two toddlers so are only accepting guests who are available for a meet n greet prior to the booking.
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Margaret T.

15 Reviews
14 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 4 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
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  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 17, 2017


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Margaret's Home
$55 /night
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/night
$35 /bath
15 Reviews
Roscoe always has a great time with Margaret and her family! Margaret is very flexible and provides regular photo updates so that I can see how much fun Roscoe is having while I am away.
Margaret and her husband are AMAZING. Not only do they have two friendly dogs of their own, but two of the cutest kids I have ever met. They truly care about your dog, and ours was sad to leave. They are great about updating with pictures too. I can not recommend Margaret more highly.
Margaret and her family are amazing hosts! Very loving with our Harley. Plenty of cute photos and videos! We will be back to visit :)
We recently took an extended vacation internationally. Normally, this would result in a fair bit of anxiety about where our 3-legged yellow lab Sam would stay. However, he's stayed with Margaret for the past handful of trips, and we couldn't have been more relieved and at ease to know that Sam would be staying with her while we were abroad.

We received adorable photo updates showing how Sam was making himself at home. At this point even if we had family in the area that could watch Sam, we'd still want him to stay with Margaret -- that's how much we trust her.

And as always, Sam seemed a little disappointed when we finally returned and took him home -- seems like he was having as much fun on his vacation as we were having on ours!
I had never used a dogsitter prior to using Margaret. What I appreciated the most was her extra care in making sure Truffles was a good fit - we did a meet and great to ensure everyone got along! This small extra step made a big difference. I knew Truffles would be in great hands and in a caring, loving home while I was away on business. Margaret will be my go to for future stays. Thank you so much!
Margaret was awesome! Our dog, Russell, stayed for about 12 days, which is the longest he's ever been away from us. Margaret made the whole process so easy, and kept us updated the whole time with messages and pictures. Russell seemed right at home and had a great time. We will definitely be booking again!
Margaret has become our "go to" sitter whenever we're out of town and need someone to watch Sam, our yellow lab. She and her husband are responsive and attentive, and best of all -- they send plenty of adorable pics of Sam while we're away! Totally reliable and -- as any dog owner knows -- such a relief to have someone you trust that you can leave your dog with without any worries whatsoever.

Thanks Margaret!!!
Margaret was great with my bulldog Winston! Took fantastic care of him and sent me daily photos. Highly recommend.
Margaret and her family are the absolute best. They take care of Sam as if he is their own, and we consistently receive happy, smiling pictures of Sam's stays. Sam has stayed with Margaret on multiple occasions and every visit has been exceptional! My only hesitation with a 5 star rating is that Margaret may become too popular!
Margaret and her family are super friendly and accommodating. She took my dog with pretty short notice and also fed him because I ran out of dog food on the day of. I would definitely leave my dog with her again!
Charming hosts! Sydney enjoyed her stay with the family and looks forward to a return visit. Excellent for people-oriented doggies!
Margaret did an excellent job watching our little Riley! She was responsive, sent updates and took him for lots of walks. Pick up and drop off was super easy as well. I would definitely use her again in the future.
Margaret was so great--she not only took my dog very last minute when I had to go out of town, but she also administered meds my dog needed. I felt like my dog was in amazing hands--she ate well, she exercised, and she came home happy and relaxed! Margaret also kept in touch by sending photo updates so I could see all the fun my pup was having!
Margaret is a fantastic host. We've dropped Benny off with her the last 2 weekends (one of which was fairly short notice) and both times were excellent experiences. She was very flexible with drop-off and pick up times, and Benny seemed to truly enjoy his time there. Highly recommended!
Sadie had a wonderful time and seemed super happy when we picked her up. Will definitely use you guys again. :)
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