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Nyssa C.

9 Reviews
2 Repeat Guests
$30/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 3 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK

Nyssa's Apartment

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Medium Yard
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Smoke-free home

About Nyssa

13 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hi all! I have 13 years experience caring for dogs of most all sizes, ages, and temperaments and my late, dear jack russell/beagle for 17 wonderful years. I have 6 years experience fostering and volunteering with my hometown SPCA and have cared for puppies, adults, and senior dogs. I also have great success housebreaking and leash training adult dogs. Also ask me about training, baths, and nail clipping! I do it all!

With me, your dog will go on all sorts of (safe) adventures in Downtown Richmond! I am an avid runner, so if your dog is physically able we can run all over the place!

I have raised my family cat to the ripe old age of 21 and also fostered many cats and kitten litters over the years if you are interested in having me watch your cat.

I love all dog breeds! However, if you do have a dog that is a Pitbull, American Staffordshire Terrier, Chow Chow, or dog that is 50-80 lbs (or over) I do ask that you provide a harness for them as they tend to be very powerful breeds and I want to ensure the safety of your pet during their time with me. Please contact me if you are interested.

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Can administer oral medicine
Post-surgical pets
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Advanced senior issues
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Nyssa C.

9 Reviews
2 Repeat Guests
$30/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 3 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

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

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Nyssa's Home
$30 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Nyssa's Home
$28 /day
  • Watches up to 1 dog /day
Dog Walking
$20 /half-hour
$26 /hour
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
Check-ins
$25 /visit
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
Training
$22 /hour
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$20 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
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9 Reviews
It was our first experience using DogVacay and Nyssa made it a positive one. She worked with our forever changing schedule and was absolutely great with Gunny. Nyssa responded to all my messages within minutes and kept me up to date with how my pup with Gunny. Nyssa responded to all my messages within minutes and kept me up to date with how my pup was doing. If you are looking for a safe and friendly place for your pet, you just found it.
Thank you Nyssa!
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This was our first time letting a "stranger" watch our 10-month-old puppy. Nyssa did an incredible job watching Stella! She updated us multiple times throughout the day with videos and photos and she always responded promptly to our questions. We throughout the day with videos and photos and she always responded promptly to our questions. We will definitely use Nyssa the next time we need a dog sitter.
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Our dog stayed with Nyssa over a long weekend and seemed to have a great time! She sent us several photos during his stay to keep us informed about how he was doing. We already plan to book with Nyssa again soon!
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