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Jonathan M.

14 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
$30/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within a few days
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated

Jonathan's House

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

About Jonathan

3 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Jonathan, a recent graduate of Harvard University, runs a start-up out of his spacious house in the DC area. Jonathan grew up with a red golden retriever named Ruby and has been a dog lover ever since he can remember. He is comfortable sitting for all dog breeds and has a special place in his heart for goldens.

Jonathan lives with eight of his start-up team members. This energetic and well-organized team will walk, feed, and play with your pooch(es). They love puppy breaks and snuggling with dogs who like to cuddle. Their house has a large, fenced-in back yard and is a ten minute walk from the park!
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Jonathan M.

14 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
$30/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within a few days
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated November 15, 2016

Credentials

Background Checked
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Home Checked
This Host has successfully passed our in-person verification visit and completed our 1-on-1 training program.
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.
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By completing courses at DogVacay University, hosts learn about best practices to help them provide the highest quality care for your dog.
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Jonathan's Home
$30 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
14 Reviews
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Jonathan and his team are an amazing group of guys! they are everything you would want in hosts: polite, responsible and friendly.

The house is unparalleled in the DC area. The yard is large and fully fenced, and the interiors are bright and impeccably clean (which I did not expect from 8 recent college grads). I was anticipating a bit of a mess, lots of athletic gear, and possibly a sticky floor. What I found were rows of neatly stacked shoes by the door, a kitchen that would make Martha Stewart smile, and a living room full of hardworking young men clustered around video screens that were showing spreadsheets and work product rather than speeding cars, sniper rifles or exploding buildings.

A pup would be lucky to stay with these guys. Because there is no house dog, your pet would be the star attraction and get more attention than it could handle. I've already referred some of my regulars that I cannot accommodate to Jonathan and his team. I would leave my dog here in a heartbeat if I went out of town!
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I have a shy but needy golden retriever who is only 2 years old. We've never left her with anyone except a dog sitter at our house but decided we'd try something new. It was great! Jonathan checked in with me the next day and said Molly was happy and getting a lot of attention and when we picked her up she was relaxing with some of the people who work with Jonathan and seemed as happy as can be. She was tired out when she got home so I assume she had a lot of fun! Would definitely have Molly stay again.
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Jonathan and his friends were very good to my yorkie mix, Charlie. Charlie can be a little shy at first; Jonathan emailed the day after I dropped her off that she had started to warm to him. When I arrived to pick her up, several of the guys came to the door with her--it was clear that they had all been involved and enjoyed her stay, as I'm sure Charlie did.

I'll be sure to keep Jonathan in mind for future trips, even if he is a bit of a drive for me.
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Koko had a wonderful time and always had someone to keep him company.
Jonathan and the boys were WONDERFUL. They accepted my pup very last minute and took the best care of him. Highly recommended!
Jonathan and his group were great with Gizmo. With several guys in living in the house, they were open to drop off and pick up at any time. Gizmo came home and went right to sleep, a good sign of a fun weekend away! We will definitely reach out to them the next time we need a host.
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Jonathan is wonderful and took excellent care of Baxter. When I picked Baxter up to leave, it was clear he wanted to stay and keep playing. He kept taking his toys out of the bag and trying to run around with them. I appreciate how flexible and responsive Jonathan was during Baxter's stay and will definitely use him in the future/recommend him to others!
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Wonderful group of friends/co-workers with big house and nice yard. My dog received lots of attention and was exhausted when she came home!
My lab slept for a day after I picked him up which always means success. I could tell he got a lot of attention. Pick up and drop off were very easy as there was always one of the guys at the house.
Great set-up here! The house is great, there's a big yard, and lots of human company for your pets! Jokingly we thought of it as an internship for our furry children. The house is also home to a start-up, so there is constant activity to keep the puppies occupied! jonathon's team wore out our puppies in good way. They came home happy!
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These guys are great. I hope to use them again in the future. They have a large fenced in yard and are available at a moments notice.
Our golden retriever Pasha had a wonderful week with Jonathan and his team. This was Pashas first away stay and we were a little worried, but in fact all the attention he received was just the thing he needed. Jonathan has a lovely house with a perfect fenced in yard and plenty of activity so Pasha was happy and busy. He came home tired and happy at the end of the week. Jonathan and team sent us cute pics of Pasha and little updates, which were much appreciated. We will definitely choose Jonathan and his team the next time we are away.
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Jonathan was an excellent host, could not ask for a better house to leave our golden retriever! There is an abundant supply of company and attention that no other house could possibly provide. We left Dexter for two weeks, and he slept in a different bed every night - clearly he was right at home.

He was loved, taken care of, and was sad for a few days once coming home. He's a high energy dog, and they played him out regularly. There's nothing more we could ask for.

Thank you Jonathan and your housemates, I look forward to leaving him with you again!
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Jacqueau had a wonderful time staying with Jonathon! He was happy to be dropped off, showing off his toys and excited to be some place new-I don't think he wanted to come home to our quiet house. I loved that he wasn't alone during the day and that there was usually someone around to keep him company. We will definitely be coming back in the future!
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Jonathan and his teammates took good care of Tolphin. They have a sizable fenced yard where Tolphin can run and the house is quite spacious. Tolphin came back happy and tired. I would recommend this host!
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