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Jem H.

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

Pet Requirements

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

Jem's Resident Pets

Yorkshire Terrier
7 yr 7 mo old

Jem's Apartment

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Small Balcony
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets
Dog door access

About Jem

20 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hi, dog or cat lover

2017 Update: I do "Home Visits" and "Dog Walking" occasionally. Please feel free to contact me. Sorry that I'm currently unable to take care of most dog guests at my place because I'm looking for our new home and can't have dog guests in my friend's place. Thank you for understanding.

I love dogs just like you do. I have a lovely Yorkie named "Coody" . We will be playmates for your dogs. Our home is cozy and peaceful, Coody loves to sunbathe here. Sometimes Coody gets a little intimidated by medium or large dogs, so we can only accommodate toy or small size house trained dogs. I love cats and offer cat sitting as well as dog sitting! I’m happy to visit your kitty while you’re away.

Before booking, please prepare everything they may need and also let me know :
1. How often do you feed your pet? Any food allergies?
2. How often do you take your pet out to go potty? Any environmental allergies?
3. Does your pet have separation anxiety or any behavioral quirks, such as waking up grumpy?
4. Simply describe your pet's medical history and vaccination records.
5. Please tell me the name, address and telephone number of your current veterinarian.

Thank you,

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Can administer oral medicine

Jem H.

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


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


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Jem's Home
$30 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for more than 4 hours/day
  • 2 potty breaks/day
  • 0 walk/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
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37 Reviews
Jem is amazing! We always are thrilled when Penny can stay with her. Penny has such a good time and we do too while we are away because we know that she is in good hands. We are so happy to have Jem in our lives.
Jem is an absolute sweetheart! Our dog, Evie, gets so excited when she sees Jem. We always know that Evie will be taken care of very well, and get lots of attention. The added bonus are Jem's photos - she's incredibly creative. Evie and her family love Jem!
Wonderful as always!
Jem is fabulous! Nibbler loves visiting her and Coody. Jem goes above and beyond with doing her top knot in fancy ways and making sure Nibs is comfortable. She puts my mind at ease too by sending me regular photos and updates. I can't say enough about how wonderful Jem is and how fortunate I feel to have found her. Thanks Jem!
Jem helped take care of our little guy again, and as usual she was great! We highly recommend her.
Jem is an amazing host and Penny always has a great time staying at her house. We are so glad to have found her! It really is a Dogvacay for us and Penny when we are away because we are happy and Penny is happy to stay in the safe care of Jem.
I cannot say enough good things about Jem. She is absolutely fantastic. We don't travel much, so I was so pleasantly surprised when our dog, Evie, got so excited to see Jem (Evie had not seen Jem since last September). I feel as though Jem takes care of Evie as if she is her own. And Jem's updates are wonderful - our family really looks forward to them. Thanks Jem!
Jem is great. She's flexible on time, and communicates regularly while we are away. Our dog is not the easiest dog at times, but Jem is a true dog enthusiast, and she's been great with Wasabi. We will be going back long as Jem will have her!
Jem was friendly and did a great job greeting Tucker. He may have walked her, but the boys (mine and hers) had fun.
Jem did an excellent job watching Nibbler while I was on vacation. She sent me frequent updates, including adorable photos and videos. She was flexible with pick up and drop off times and very accommodating. Jem went above and beyond in her care for Nibbler. She did Nibbler's hair so nicely and even dressed her up in a cute little bandanna. Overall, Jem was very sweet, and pleasant to work with. Nibbler had a wonderful time with her and Coody and is looking forward to her next visit. Thanks so much Jem!
Jem is the best! Our little guy is always so comfortable with her.
Evie loves Jem! It's easy to see Evie being completely comfortable with Jem - Evie was not a bit anxious when I left. And when my daughter and I came to pick up Evie, Evie seemed as though she was torn about leaving Jem. It makes all the difference in the world leaving our little pup in such loving hands.
Jem was an absolutely wonderful host! We got photo and short text updates each day. She's very friendly, great with dogs, and will accommodate any special requests you might have. We left her with a handful- Chloe was accompanied by her two puppies! And Jem took them all in for a fair price. We felt 100% comfortable having our little foster family in her care.
Jem is absolutely wonderful! We have used Jem twice previously and this time we left our dog with her for two whole weeks. She sent us email updates, photos and even videos of our little guy! It's obvious that she's an animal lover and has a huge heart for dogs. We cannot recommend her enough!
Jem is great! This was Evie's second vacay with Jem, and she was really excited to see her. Jem does very creative photos/videos of the dog(s) in her care. I find our family really looking forward to these glimpses of Evie's time away from us.
My dog loves Jem. I can tell he misses her (and her dog Coody) when we pick him up after a long stay. She takes great care of my dog, gives him her full attention and is very accommodating to drop-off/pick-up times.
Penny and I think Jem and Cody are amazing. We are so very glad we found them. They make it a joy for Penny to visit. Thank you!
Jem was very accommodating with my schedule and took great care of my little cavalier. She sent me photos of how my pup was doing, which really put me at ease. Jem was so helpful despite it being a busy weekend and would use her again.
Jem was absolutely incredible! She took such great care of our dog Cooper and kept us regularly updated with pictures and texts. We will definitely be asking her to look after our little one again!
Jem is amazing! She is personable, attentive, and most importantly, you can see and feel her love of dogs. I'm definitely a really picky person, and I had absolutely no hesitations leaving Evie with Jem. Her home is immaculate - even with taking care of dogs! Jem goes out of her way to find out all of her "guests" quirks and accommodates them. Tons of dog toys. Evie will be staying with Jem a lot (I hope!)
Jem is the BEST ever! She is so flexible, easy going and sweet. She offers my Lola a loving and safe home and I'm always at ease when Lola is with her. She also sends the most wonderfully daily pics! Thanks a million again Jem!!
Jem and Coody were great. Jem sent pictures. Sugar would be happy to visit again
This was our second time leaving Waffles with Jem for the night. He was very happy to see her and her adorable dog Coody. Jem sent us pictures via email and also text us an update of how he was doing. Waffles was very happy dog!
Wonderful experience. Jem is so very kind and amazing with Penny.
Jem was wonderful - full of updates and photos! Took care of Chloe well!
Jem was wonderful with Chloe. She sent me updates everyday with many pictures to assure me that my little girl was doing great.

I'm very excited that i'll know who Chloe can bunk up with the next time i'm off on vacation!!

Thank you so much Jem - i really appreciate it!
Penny had a wonderful time with Jem! Jem was welcoming, lovely and even gave me good advice about Penny. I enjoyed the pictures and updates she sent and we will certainly be booking with her again.
Jem is a heavent sent for me and my dogs. We are always feel comfortable leaving our dogs to her. We travel a lot and since using her the first time, we never use any sitter since, just her. Thanks Jem. :-)
Jem is great! She treated our little boy so well, and when we picked him up at the end of our trip he was stress free and happy. She sent us daily updates with pictures that assured us that our boy was doing well. Jem is excellent and we highly recommend her.
Jem is so great! Lola really likes her and I'm always happy to leave Lola with her. She sends the cutest pics everyday and is very easy going! We love Jem! ❤️
Jem, is a really a good host. She took good care of my pooches very well, sent photos and updates to let me know how they were doing. We are very happy to know her. Ozzie and Sasha finally found the place to be!. :-)
Jem was awesome! She took my reservation and meet/greet at the last moment and was very sweet and comforting. Great communication and correspondence during Chai's stay. I would definitely have Jem care for Chai in the future and would recommend her to anyone looking for the care of their pet.
My dog Sam loved his stay with Jem! She treated him as a member of her family. Every day she sent me email updates and posted photos and videos of Sam. This was the first time I'd left Sam anywhere, and it was very reassuring to see that he was happy and well taken care of!

Jem is very conscientious and took excellent care of my dog. She gave him lots of attention. She walked him frequently, took him to the dog park, and took him for many extra side trips.

Jem went above and beyond my expectations in terms of high quality care.

I will definitely leave Sam with her again the next time I go out of town. I highly recommend Jem as a dogvacay host!
Jem was simply fantastic!! She is so kind and loves dogs. She sent me the cutest pics of Lola every day. I highly recommend Jem; she was very flexible and accommodating. Lola is definitely looking forward to staying with Jem again! :)
Thanks so much!
Prior to our trip, we had a meet and greet with Jem and her cute yorkie, Coody. Our dog got along well with Coody and seemed comfortable in her apartment. During our trip, Jem sent a few photos of our dog and a couple of short emails to let us know how He was doing, that was very much appreciated!
Jem is awesome! She was very loving to Cooper who was completely exhausted when he came home so I know he had a lot of fun. I received multiple pictures and updates every day. I would leave Cooper with Jem again anytime and highly recommend her! Cooper will be visiting again soon :)
Jem was so great with our dog, Rugby. He had a playmate for the weekend and we received many picture messages to keep us updated on his adventures!
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