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Sylvia + Ethan H.

209 Reviews
143 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 4.5 hrs
  • 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

Sylvia + Ethan's Resident Pets

Priya Holtzman
4 yr 0 mo old
Flaco Holtzman
4 yr 0 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Cats, Caged birds or Reptiles

Sylvia + Ethan's House

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Large Yard
100% fenced & locked
Air-conditioned inside
Smoke-free home
Dog door access

About Sylvia + Ethan

10 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
We provide the comfort and care of a loving, experienced home with plenty of playtime activities and outdoorsy fun like hiking the local parks and exploring the neighborhood.

My name's Sylvia. My husband, Ethan, and I are creative freelancers who work from home--he is a musician who records in Los Angeles, while I'm a freelance writer and English tutor.

We rescued two stray pups--a sister and brother--who we found huddled in the middle of a busy intersection and have been in love ever since. Prior to that, we grew up with family dogs and my husband once had a few years experience under his belt as a professional dog walker in Malibu.

Our property is flanked by shady bamboo and brilliant bougainvilleas for those pups who enjoy basking in the dappled shade outdoors.

Among other amenities, we provide our pups filtered water and freshly grown wheat grass. Inside our dog resting room, they can enjoy vaulted ceilings with big windows for adequate ventilation, cool concrete floors and extra bedding/pillows for the overnighters (although it's advisable that you bring your own to introduce familiar smells.) Prior to their stay, we do require that the pups have their flea meds and shots up-to-date.

In addition, we take our dogs on neighborhood strolls. We regularly frequent the newly renovated Echo Park Lake. Hike the dog-friendly paths of Elysian Park, Duke Majian park, Griffith Park and frequent the Silverlake reservoir--all within vicinity of our home.

- Overnight boarding ($40/night)*
- Daycare service ($30/day-up to 10 hrs)*
- Extended daycare ($35/day-over 10hrs)
- Grooming sessions ($30 and up)
- Bathing Sessions ($20 for toy+small breeds / $25 for medium+large breeds)

*For major holidays, rates for overnighters and daycare sessions are $5 more due to heavy demands of the season. They include:

Fourth of July (1 day on Jul 4th)
Halloween (1 day on Oct 31st)
Thanksgiving (4 days from Nov 24th to 27th)
Christmas + New Years combined (9 days from Dec 24th to Jan 1st)

-Next day pick-up for overnighter boarding is usually gratis; however if the time extends past 1pm then we will charge the regular daycare rate and you have the flexibility of picking your pup up until 6pm. Or an extended daycare rate will be added if pickup is past 6pm.

If you like what you see, hit us up with a general inquiry or meet & greet request!
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Post-surgical pets
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Advanced senior issues
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Sylvia + Ethan H.

209 Reviews
143 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 4.5 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
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  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated April 24, 2017


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Sylvia + Ethan's Home
$40 /night
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 1 walk/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
Daycare At Sylvia + Ethan's Home
$30 /day
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/day
$30 /min
$60 /max
$20 /bath
$15 each way
  • Willing to travel 12 miles
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209 Reviews
Sylvia and Ethan are our go-to sitters for our boy Sanders. I have left him for daycare on a few occasions and also for a week long boarding vacay while my husband and I were out of town. Each time Sanders stays at their home he comes home happy and wiped out from all the puppy play. They take the stress out of leaving our pup when we're not able to be with him. Communication and pick-up/drop-off are very easy and convenient for all. Plus Sylvia and Ethan give off nothing but good vibes, so I feel comfortable leaving our pup in their care.
Sylvia and Ethan were such great hosts. I was nervous leaving my dog for an entire week, but they made the experience as painless as possible - even though I forgot to pack food and water dishes. They sent photos and videos daily. I don't think I've ever seen my pup so excited to play with other dogs. Pickup and drop off were simple. Communication was easy. Definitely would bring Noli back anytime!
Four paws up for Sylvia and Ethan! They were so gentle with our dog Ruthie and a pleasure to meet. We received daily pics and video while we were away. Can't recommend these guys enough, they're the best.
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