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Sylvia + Ethan H.

217 Reviews
146 Repeat Guests
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 25 mins
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

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
Chihuahua
Female
4 yr 1 mo old
Flaco Holtzman
Chihuahua
Male
4 yr 1 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Caged birds or Reptiles, Cats

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.

LIST OF SERVICES:
- 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.

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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Post-surgical pets
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Separation anxiety
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Leash Pulling
  • Advanced senior issues

Sylvia + Ethan H.

217 Reviews
146 Repeat Guests
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 25 mins
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated May 14, 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
Grooming
$30 /min
$60 /max
Baths
$20 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$15 each way
  • Willing to travel 12 miles
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217 Reviews
Watson loved hanging out with Sylvia and Ethan..
Sylvia and Ethan are wonderful. They took a huge amount of time for a meet and greet so my dog could meet theirs, and see where she would stay and play. When we went back she was beyond excited to see them again! They sent regular updates and went out of their way to make her stay really great. They are very responsive, communicative and welcoming. Highly recommend. Thanks again Sylvia and Ethan!
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We could not have asked for better pet parents then Sylvia and Ethan. It was the first time we left or cockapoo doggies with a sitter and we just loved the attention and care they showed our pups and all the doggies they care for. We were so happy to get update messages and photos of their stay. They truly love and know how to care for doggies. We absolutely love this couple for all they give.
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