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Rich C.

26 Reviews
14 Repeat Guests
$38/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 2.6 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents, Caged birds

Rich's Apartment

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Medium Balcony
100% fenced & locked
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets
Smoke-free home

About Rich

10 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Dog Friendly Luxury Condo w/Dog Park, 24hr Concierge, 2 Daily Walks and 33 Acre City Park! It's Like "Hotel for Dogs with a Park!"

Your pooch will enjoy a spectacular view overlooking the city park, playtime at our on-site dog park, a private entrance to Hammond Park and (supervised) walks to shops and restaurants where friendly shop owners may offer Fido a healthy treat!

I have an internet business so while working from home your dog is welcome to help me with office duties but will not be left alone and will be encouraged to join me on my daily 30 minute walk each morning and evening.

Finally, check out these two bonus perks:
PERK 1 - The approved DogVacay clinic is less than half a mile away! VCA North Atlanta Animal Hospital.
PERK 2 - If your travel plans include flying there are 3 Marta Train stations within walking distance! Eliminating traffic delays and airport parking fees! Marta parking is only $5 per day.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Separation anxiety
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Leash Pulling
  • Aggressive behavior

Rich C.

26 Reviews
14 Repeat Guests
$38/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 2.6 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated March 16, 2017

Credentials

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.
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Pay through DogVacay for:
Premium Pet Insurance, 24/7 Customer Support and Daily Photo Updates!

Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Rich's Home
$38 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$55 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
26 Reviews
BEWARE!!! DON'T USE THIS GUY!!
I used this guy through DogVacay and I really regret it.
I usually use other sites and this time my regular dog sitters were unavailable. So I searched for someone new to sit my 2 dogs. I found Rich and he had so many good reviews so I gave him a chance.
We scheduled a meet & greet and he looked nice although he seems so anxious to kick us out of his appartment. But I though he might be in a rush so I didn't pay attention to this.
We reserved the dates and times and he confirmed he will be able to sit them during all time. On Dec 22 I dropped off my dogs with all their supplies and was supposed to pick them up on Dec 26 on 7 am per our agreement.
When I came to pick them up I texted Rich that we arrived to his building but we cannot go up because we needed a key. After 10 min he replied back:"OK. I have my neighbor Keith coming down now." First time I'm hearing about Keith but I thought he might helps him so we can come up. But then I received another text saying:"I stayed overnight for Christmas with relatives. He's right in the building." WHAT??? Who is Keith again? And why Rich wasn't with my dogs?
When Keith was out with my dogs we asked him where is Rich? And he told us he had a meeting. I asked Keith few times this question and he didn't know what to say and told me to talk to Rich. Kinda shady. I tried to call and text Rich so many times but did not respond!! On the day after I received text message from him: "How can I help? " I replied back:" Not sure why since yesterday morning you didn't respond to any of my calls or text messages. I booked you for Christmas and paid you so much money to stay with my dogs and you weren't there with them. You stayed overnight for Christmas in someplace else without letting me know about it in advance or any agreement from my side. You sent someone that I don't know to return me my dogs. I have no idea where my dogs were all these 4 days. I paid you to sit my dogs and I expect you to be responsible enough to watch them and not leave them alone or with someone else without my consent. I tried to call you few times to understand what happened but you didn't respond.Now there is nothing you can help me with." His response was disgraceful:" Sorry for the confusion I was here with dogs. That night I was with family and friends and decided to stay overnight and plan to get up early but instead asked my friend and neighbor (who is also a sitter on DogVacay!) if he could stop by to meet you so you could pick up the dogs without delay. Again I apologize. I've done the same for him in the past, but he let the owners know in advance. So probably in hindsight i should have stayed with the original plan to be here to early to meet you or asked you about a later pick-up time, but my experience has been when people get home from a long trip they're anxious to see their pets."
Honestly I don't know who and if someone was even sitting my dogs.
We put our dogs with someone we thought is responsible enough to let us know if he cannot sit them or if he had some emergency that he had to leave, but this is not the case. Please don't do it for your dogs!
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Rich was great! This was our first Dogvacay experience and Rich helped us learn the ropes. He was very understanding of our first-timer concernes and went out of his way to send photos and updates. Rufus was happy to see us when we returned but not so much that I felt he was in want of anything while we were away. We will definitely use Rich again. Thank you so much!
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Rich was accommodating with my last-minute schedule and took excellent care of my giant lab puppy. If you're in Atlanta and need a pet sitter, give him a call.
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