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Kathryn M.

5 Testimonials
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents

Kathryn's Apartment

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

About Kathryn

2 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hello! I’m self-employed and I work from home. I have been pet sitting for over ten years. I love dogs of all ages, breeds, and sizes. I also love cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, and other friendly critters.

I was raised with dogs and cats, and I know how wonderful it is to have an animal be a part of your family.

I also know it can be so difficult to travel, especially on short notice, when you have a pet. I really enjoy establishing a loving relationship with my guest pet, so that the owner feels comfortable leaving them with me, and the pet knows they're in for a fun stay with lots of cuddles, walks, and time spent together.

It is really a treat to have a canine visitor keeping me company. :-) I live in a condo building. We have an elevator and a quiet grassy space in our back courtyard that is primarily for animals. I also live very close to Laurier parc, with great walking trails and a gated dog park.

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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Separation anxiety

Kathryn M.

5 Testimonials
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated December 7, 2016

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Kathryn's Home
$25 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$30 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
Daycare At Kathryn's Home
$15 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Home Visits
$10 /visit
  • Willing to travel 2 miles
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5 Testimonials
Nov 2016
Kathryn has a love for animals I've never seen in another person before. The care and concern she shows for especially dogs makes her almost Druidic. To name a specific instance, she was dog sitting for a dog who was very nervous to be outside of his home and in this strange place, was quivering and barking when dropped off. After an hour, she had the dog calm, following her around looking for her love. This isn't something that everyone is capable of.
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Nov 2016
Kathryn is a natural with all animals. I have 2 cats and a dog (pitbull) who absolutely adore her and I would trust her with them in a second. She is that person who will cross the street to pet a dog, or visit the dog park just to hang out with dogs. They instinctively run right up to her because they know she's an animal person. She has watched so many of her friends pets while they have been away, both at her house and at theirs, and always gives them outstanding care. One time that really stands out to me was when I was visiting her and she was watching a little puppy named Muffin. Muffin was not as housebroken as Kathryn had been told. Kathryn's reaction was "next time I watch her, maybe I'll stay at their house". I'm sure most people would have called Muffin's people in anger, or vowed to never watch Muffin again because who actually likes cleaning up dog poop in the house? But Kathryn wasn't upset about it, and never yelled at Muffin or punished her for having accidents. That speaks volumes to her kindness toward animals. I can't recommend her enough if you are looking for a loving pet sitter!
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Nov 2016
Kathryn is my regular cat sitter and I feel confident I am leaving him in good hands with her. It is obvious how much Kathryn loves animals; I believe Monkey can sense that, and as a result warmed up to Kathryn very quickly. Kathryn actively sets out to make being away from his owners 'fun' for Monkey by scheduling different types of play that he enjoys, and giving him treats and cuddles. My cat needs quite a bit of attention and I can tell he gets a lot from Kathryn when I am away because he seems to miss me less when Kathryn takes care of him (compared to other people). On top of the attention and love she provides Monkey, she is also very responsible, reliable and trustworthy. She is always on time, she follows my instructions precisely, I feel safe with her in my home, and I have never had a problem where I felt Monkey could be harmed or unsafe. I highly recommend Kathryn as a pet-sitter.
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Nov 2016
Katheryn dogsat our golden retriever several times and is so amazing with him. The first time was when he was a puppy and we are leaving for the weekend and she was so considerate and followed all of our neurotic little wantings for our dog. And all the times when we came back, he was very happy and well looked after. Kathryn is a very considerate, trustworthy pet lover and I would not hesitate to recommend her!
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Nov 2016
Kathryn loves dogs and they love her. She likes walking and is very fit and can give dogs lots of play and good exercise. She really enjoys the company of dogs and will give lots of companionship. Let's face it, our dogs need more than just "care."
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