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Michelle F.

16 Reviews
10 Repeat Guests
$45/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 50 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Strict

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, Reptiles

Michelle's Resident Pets

Louie
Tibetan Spaniel
Male
36 old

Michelle's House

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

About Michelle

40 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
14 years ago I adopted Charles and people commended me for saving his life because he was born in the Humane Society and had at least three homes I know of before we found one another. I assure you Charles saved me, too. Broke my heart to say goodbye after 13 years together and I never thought I could get another dog. Then I met Louie, the funniest, most cuddly dog who healed my broken heart, again. We are so lucky to have the loving creatures and I decided I would like to help take care of more. I will provide the kind of care I would want someone to give to my loved ones. I have a large outdoor area surrounded completely by a fence. There is enormous diversity of sun and shade and dirt or grass or cement that my dog enjoys playing outside and entertains himself exploring without fear he could wander or get into danger. I grew up with a poodle and cat living in my house and numerous other animals including birds, turtles, horses, even cows! When I was much younger I contemplated becoming a veterinarian but later did not like dissecting animals. I am currently a graduate student so I am home a lot reading and writing, anyway. I enjoy the company these sweet animals provide.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Michelle F.

16 Reviews
10 Repeat Guests
$45/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 50 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Strict

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated November 29, 2016

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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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Michelle's Home
$45 /night
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$80 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Daycare At Michelle's Home
$40 /day
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$20 /half-hour
$30 /hour
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Home Visits
$35 /visit
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$15 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
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16 Reviews
Michelle was great to my little boy, Ouzo. I have only boarded him 3 other times in his life (he's 9 now) and Michelle made him feel safe and comfortable. I liked that she only took care of 2 other dogs (one of which is hers, Louie) over the Thanksgiving holiday which made it easier for Ouzo to feel comfortable with his new companions. She sent lots of pictures and texts which made me feel good to see that Ouzo was being taken such good care of and he was doing fine. Which in turn, helped me to enjoy my vacation even more. Would definitely recommend her to others!
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Michelle was great. We have booked her twice and would book her again. She has a fenced backyard, which is so nice for the dogs.
I was very pleased with Freddie's vacay! He is an older dog with lots of meds required every day and his meds schedule was followed perfectly. The quiet atmosphere also suited him perfectly! A good experience and already booked again!
Michelle is wonderful! Taz is always very comfortable when he gets there and has a great time playing with Louie! We are repeat guests because we are so confident that Taz is getting the best of care while we are away.
Michelle and Louie are the best!! I feel so comfortable leaving my baby with her and her little dog, Louie!! And she always sends pictures which I love!!
Michelle was the sweetest person to watch my Baxter. He is still a puppy and she had so much patience with him. She posted pictures to me all day of Baxter. I highly recommend her to watch your dog.
Michelle is awesome with our two dogs. They love her and we love knowing that they are in their second home.
Great experience for the whole family. I've never left my boys with anyone and felt entirely at ease dropping them off. Michelle stayed in touch with text messages and photos during their stay. I won't hesitate to use her again when the need arises.
It was a terrible experience. This person did not know to care for a Yorkie, nor did she try.
Michelle was a wonderful care giver to our 9 year old Springer Spaniel "Lucy". She spent 4 nights at Michelle's home and when we picked her up she was relaxed and obviously content with her new surroundings. We were very satisfied with Michelle's loving dog care and would highly recommend her to anyone looking for such a service. Thanks Again Michelle, Dick & Margret P
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Michelle took great care of Riley. She was very accommodating to my schedule. It was a pleasure meeting her.
michelle was great with manolo lots of pics and walks, he slept all the way back to miami thank you very much we will def book again when we go back to naples
So glad I found Michelle! My terrier and Michelle bonded immediately. He is a real people dog, so I knew kenneling would be hard on him. They got along just great, and her daily updates while we were gone made my vacation even nicer as I knew Taz was in good hands. We will definitely be using Dog Vacay and Michelle again!
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My biggest concern when we moved to Naples was who was going to watch my little poodle while we traveled. Well, I feel like I won the lottery with Michelle! She is caring, passionate, loving and has a cute little dog of her own. I couldn't be happier!! Bentley felt right at home. She also sent lots of pictures and updates which kept me comforted and happy!
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Wonderful environment! Michelle's dog, Louie, seemed to have a calming influence on our 10 mos old puppy! Michelle was a most gracious and caring hostess. Our dog had a wonderful time and so did we, knowing he was well cared for. We would most definitely use Michelle's services again!
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Michelle was wonderful with all of my pets. She sent lots of photos of all my babies and wrote updates of how they were doing. I was extremely happy with her love and care of my dog and two cats. I would definitely use her again and felt like I came home to pets who had been loved and well cared for. Michelle was truly great!
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