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Yael S.

27 Reviews
12 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

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

Yael 's Resident Pets

5 yr 1 mo old
3 yr 0 mo old

Yael 's Townhome

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Medium Yard
100% fenced & locked
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Yael

4 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hello everyone,

This is a very loving home to all the furry and feathery friends who come through. I have a toy poodle named Isidore who is the sweetest most affectionate little boy. We recently rescued a cat who gets along very well with dogs, but she does tend to hide in her favorite hiding spots when new dogs are around so there would probably be minimal contact.

I worked with children for ten years at a daycare center, however my true passion lies with animals. This is something I have always dreamed of doing.

I have a comfy home with a fenced yard, as well as lots of toys and dog beds. Feel free to bring your dogs favorite toys and bedding if you prefer. This neighborhood is great for dogs because we have a park right around the corner, as well as an
open field/wooded area behind the house.
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
CPR / First-Aid certified
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Yael S.

27 Reviews
12 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated December 20, 2016


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.
Web Training Complete
This sitter has completed an online presentation meant to provide an overview of sitting responsibilities.
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Premium Pet Insurance, 24/7 Customer Support and Daily Photo Updates!

Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Yael 's Home
$20 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep on my bed
Daycare At Yael 's Home
$15 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$10 /half-hour
$15 /hour
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
$10 /visit
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
$30 /hour
$15 /bath
$5 each way
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
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27 Reviews
Yael, her husband & pets are the best!
My dog Scout was well looked after.
I love leaving my dog with Yael. My dog gets so excited when we turn down her street. She loves playing Yael's pets.
Yael was very friendly and was very accommodating to my Cairn Terrier, Chewy. He seemed to get along with other animals in the house and sent me a video of how Chewy was doing. When I picked up Chewy, he seemed very happy and when we brought him home, he was so exhausted - which is a great sign! Thank you Yael!
Yael was a gracious host and my dog seemed to have a great time with her cat (who loves dogs), and two other dogs that she got along with. We were sent pictures and she texted us updates. The only complaint I have was when I called her the night before to see if we were still on as I hadn't heard from her, she said she never kept a dog she hadn't met (which I understand) but it was never in her introduction information, so we had to arrange a last-minute meeting that night; so my only suggestion would be that she needs to touch base with her clients about 1 week out and let them know that as well as include it in her ad, so a meeting can be arranged. Having said that, she agreed to meeting our dog that night, and I appreciate her working with us! She attempted to accommodate, even when we had to evacuate our vacation early (Charleston- hurricane), and pick her up. She had her immediately ready! Thanks Yael, for a great stay for our Eva. Also, her prices are very reasonable!
Yael is good, my little Boo-Boo always seems happy when I drop/pick her up.

I can tell when she hasn't had a good experience someplace. She won't cooperate when being dropped off....jerks on leash, runs after me as I leave, and when I pick her up she'll burn paws trying to get out of there.

My little stinker's tail is always wagging on drop off/pickup with Yael.
As usual, Yael and her family are super. My dog loves it there.
My dog's tail starts to wag and she gets excited when we get to Yael's neighborhood! Rose loves spending time at Yael's house.
Sorry, I forgot to review my experience! Yael is wonderful. My dog, Rose, loves to visit Yael and her pets.
My girl Kandy had a pawsome 2 day stay with Yael.
I think she wore herself out playing with the doggies.

I think I finally found my doggie sitter and would recommend this home for any ones Pet needs.

Thanks you Dogvacay! No more nasty kennels!
My dog, Rose, gets so excited the closer we get to Yael's house. Rose has added a new friend, the family cat! Yael and her family are the best!
I can't say enough good things about Yael as a Dog Vacay host. My dog gets excited as soon as we turn down her street!
My dog loves to go to Yael's. Yael is a great host.
Yael was great. She took my dogs to the dog park and sent me pictures and updates through out the day. Definitely using her services again.
Strongly recommended as a sitter anytime!!! Yael was very professional, engaging, and trusting in taking care of our puppy "Baymax". She was great on providing daily updates and keeping Baymax well exercised. Anyone looking for a pet-sitter, Yael is the person you'd be glad you've chosen!
Yael is just wonderful as a DogVacay host! My dog just loves her and her dogs, especially Doodle. My sister is visiting from Michigan and I plan on asking Yael to watch my dog again while I show my sister some of the interesting places in Newport News.
Yael was so sweet and (forgiving-Lily ate her sandwich) she was also very flexible and sweet to my baby girl. Lily seemed happy & Yael sent me photos all weekend and kept me up to date. Lily even met a chicken, lol. Thank you so much!
Yael is wonderful! My dog is very shy, but Yael coaxed her out of her shell. She took her on walks and I think my dog actually misses her. She was a little mopey the first day back home.
Yael is the best host! My dog just loves her - and loves playing with her dogs. I feel very comfortable leaving Rose under her care.
Yael does a wonderful job with Diohji! This is the second time I left him with her and it was a bit longer than the last time. She gave me updates on how he was doing and all of the wonderful activities he was participating in like going to the dog park. Having Diohji with Yael eases the worry of him being alone if I was to board him. I truly appreciate her wonderful service and will continue to use her in the future.
I also wanted to add that we took our puppies (8 weeks old) to another couple recommend by the company and they did wonderfully! They were happy, and only had one accident in the home over 2 days time. Yael said not to let the puppies outof crate in her home when we came to get them, but to pick them up or they would pee everywhere. At the next home they were loved and never cried. They were walked and slept well. When we came to get them and when we dropped them off we were welcomed in the home and they did great. They didn't seem to want to leave the new sitter, they loved them. With Yael, they tore our arms up jumping on us and crying.
Our lab Coal had a wonderful time. He was treated just like one of their own. Yael is experienced and worked with our schedule and we would definitely use her again!!
Yael did an awesome job with Diohji. I will certainly use her services again!!
Yael walked my two dogs while I was on vacation. She texted me several times to update me and ask questions as needed regarding their care. She alsod checked on their food and water even though she didn't have to (I had a roommate taking care of that part).I would highly recommend her services based on my experience. She is a clear animal lover that took great care of my babies.
Yael loved Lola and Lola was happy. She kept Lola on schedule and Lola retuned home as if she had never been away. We were in touch and Yael was quick to return my texts. All was perfect. It is important to mention that Lola is a house trained 5mo old puppy who is also crate trained. This was the first time we have been separated.
Yael and her husband took excellent care of my two highly energetic GSP Puppies (20 months old). They provided the love and attention they needed during their two week stay. They even took them to a local dog park to release that puppy energy every day! I highly recommend them for anyone needing care for any size dog, but especially larger breeds.
Yael was awesome!!! Great communication with text photos. Will book for future stays.
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