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Valerie R.

4 Reviews
1 Repeat Guest
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 7 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Pit Bull - Bull Terrier

Valerie's Resident Pets

Chewbie
Dachshund
Male
1 yr 10 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents

Valerie's Apartment

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Outdoor area
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Valerie

5 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I have 8 years of professional domestic animal care. At 13 started going frequently to Colombia to help family start a rescue for animals in need in the district of Cundinamarca in Bogota and wanted to start making an impact here in the states so I started volunteering at the human society when I was 16 years old and worked in local pet shops. With all that experience I decided to start my own business in pet care and so Dharma Pet Care was founded in addition to pursuing my career and going to Veterinary Technician school.

Our mission at Dharma is to help Pet parents pick the best affordable care for their non human children. We offer a number of services such as Dog walking , Pet sittin ,Bathing and Boarding over night(Small to Medium sized dogs, Rodents, Birds and other) .

Little bit about myself :
Growing up in a farm I was always curious about animal and what i could do to help them; from something as small as bathing the family dog to assisting in calf delivery as a little girl . My love for animals never stopped growing and because of that i took it upon myself to start my path in the veterinary field as a veterinary technician and as well as starting my own business to care for animals as my knowledge and appreciation for them keeps expanding. I can truly say that I love what I do and what I will do in the future with my business and my profession as the years go by.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Valerie R.

4 Reviews
1 Repeat Guest
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 7 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

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

Credentials

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Valerie's Home
$25 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
Daycare At Valerie's Home
$20 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Check-ins
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Baths
$10 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
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2 Testimonials
Sep 2016
Valerie is the most honest,responsible,outgoing,funny,caring person I have ever came across. The way she treats my pets like if they were her own. Every time I see her she has the biggest smile on her face especially around my dog bias . She loves to go on walks with me and him and there's nothing more she enjoys then when we go to the beach with bias and she's never late he enjoys her company since I am always at work. She treats my pets and her pets like family and any animal she comes in contact with honestly. She's studying to be a vet tech and there is honestly no one else I would ever trust with my pet that's not Valerie. I am sure you will feel the same once you meet her.
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Sep 2016
Valerie is amazing with animals, not only because she has prior experience with animals because of pet supermarket, but because of the way she takes care of her own animals and the fact that she's studying to become a vet tech. That way she is able to help cure animals and care for them better then she already does. She has found homes for stray animals and has nurtured them to health in her own home. She is an amazing care giver for animals it's in her nature. She will be an amazing care sitter.
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4 Reviews
Thank you so much for taking Stella on last minute. She had a great time and came home happy and relaxed. Much appreciated
Valerie was fantastic. We had a bit of an emergency with our normal dog sitter unable to watch our pup so we found Valerie, and she was able to take Abby in on short notice for the week!

She provided picture and video updates, and even gave Abby a fresh bath for when we picked her up! We would recommend Valerie to anyone, and will likely continue to use her in the future!
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My experience with Valerie was amazing. She took my booking at last minute and was very understanding, she also sent me pictures of my little Lilli at the beach having fun, walking at the park, and watching TV. Not only that but, also got my baby a Christmas gift a little squeaky toy that she wont let go of and loves to play with. Valerie took care of my Lilli like if she was her owner there was not a dull moment with Lilli she had a very fun day at the beach, then the park, and got to relax like I wanted. Thank you Valerie I will be back very soon.
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My experience was absolutely fantastic Valerie knows just how to treat her clients she replied very fast to my messages and was very flexible she went above and beyond to make sure Bella felt home away from home and that means everything to me without a doubt I will leave Bella with Valerie she sent me pictures and videos of my baby while I was away that was awesome thank you so much Valerie.
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