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Tina & John S.

19 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 10 minutes
  • 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
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents

Tina & John's Apartment

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Medium Yard
100% fenced
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Tina & John

7 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Are you looking for your dog to receive loving and attentive care while you're away? Would your pup love access to our PRIVATE backyard? Please learn a little more about us below and contact us if you have any additional questions!

-- ABOUT US --
We're Tina and John, and we love dogs of all breeds and ages. We miss having dogs of our own but can't currently commit to adopting one, so DogVacay is a great way for us to spend time with furry friends! We are responsible, loving, patient, and fun. Your dog's care, safety, and comfort are our top priorities, and we aim to provide every dog with the amount of attention and love we would give our own!

John currently works from home, so your pup would have plenty of company and affection during the day. Tina works regular 9-6 hours but loves being home evenings and weekends with furry guests. In his free time, John is a fantasy football enthusiast and enjoys playing touch football and rugby, while Tina enjoys doing yoga and curling up on the couch with a good book.

-- OUR HOME --
We live in a spacious, ground floor 1 bedroom apartment in the amazing neighborhood of Park Slope. We have a PRIVATE, fully fenced-in backyard where your pup can play and romp around, and your dog will also be taken on walks to beautiful Prospect Park (about a 15 minute walk away). Our apartment is smoke-free and easily accessible from Atlantic Terminal (B/Q/2/3/4/5/D/N/R) or the Bergen St. (2/3) subway stops. There are also 2 different veterinary clinics located just a 5 minute walk away (Prospect Heights Animal Hospital & BluePearl Veterinary Partners).

-- OUR CARE --
We currently don't have any pets of our own and are only accepting one reservation at a time, so your pup will receive plenty of love and attention from us! We will walk your dog at least 3x everyday, with longer walks on the weekends. Your dog will also be able to spend ample time in our backyard, especially when the weather is nice; it's a great space for games of fetch!

We know you'll be thinking about your pup while you're away, so you'll receive plenty of photo/video updates from us. Your pups will have free roam of our apartment, and they are welcome to sleep wherever they would like. We ask that all of our guests be fully housebroken.

Prior to making a reservation, please schedule a Meet and Greet by clicking "Request Free Meet-n-Greet" in the top right corner of our profile! They will be hosted at our apartment so you can see where your pup will be staying.

Repeat guests are welcome to "Instant Book" with us on any days we are available!?
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Can administer oral medicine

Tina & John S.

19 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 10 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 23, 2017


Background Checked
This sitter has passed a background check, which searches a variety of criminal databases.
Home Checked
This Host has successfully passed our in-person verification visit and completed our 1-on-1 training program.
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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Phone Interviewed
Serious hosts take the time to talk to us over the phone, get their questions asked and introduce themselves personally.
Pay through DogVacay for:
Premium Pet Insurance, 24/7 Customer Support and Daily Photo Updates!

Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Tina & John's Home
$50 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$60 /night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Willing to travel 4 miles
Daycare At Tina & John's Home
$45 /day
  • Watches up to 1 dog /day
Dog Walking
$20 /half-hour
$36 /hour
  • Willing to travel 1 mile
$20 each way
  • Willing to travel 1 mile
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19 Reviews
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Tina and John are a fantastic couple who live in a spacious and clean apartment with a wonderful fenced-in backyard. In addition, they are also close to Prospect Park!

Both Tina and John have experience with dogs but currently don't have a pup of their own, which means plenty of walks to the park and tons of love and attention for you fur-baby. :)

Tina and John would do an incredible job hosting your dog!
Tina & John were the perfect hosts to our 50 pound (6 year old) baby Mina. From the meet n greet to the pick up at the end, there was constant communication and everything went smoothly. During Mina's stay, we were kept up-to-date about what she was doing and how she was doing. Pictures with texts were sent often, which kept us smiling and oohing and ahhhing while we were away. John brought her on multiple walks a day and indulged us/her with all of our/her special requests from belly rubs to sleeping in the bed at night. John and Tina are clearly dog lovers who treat your dog like their own. They are exactly what you are looking for when you have to leave your precious pup while you are away. Without hesitation we would recommend John and Tina to others. A million thanks- Tina & John! You are both wonderful and we appreciate how well you took care of Mina.
Tina and John rock! I can't possibly recommend anyone any higher. They took great care of Boone, sent a bunch of photos and videos, were really flexible and helpful when we picked him up and dropped him off and genuinely cared about him during his stay.
Wish I could give 10 stars to John and Tina. They are so awesome. My old girl was so happy with them-- the backyard is so great and the pics and videos John sent throughout the days she spent there were so comforting. So happy we found John and Tina...
We couldn't be happier with our experience. This was our first time hosting, and Tina/John went out of their way to answer ALL of our questions, send us frequent amazing pictures and videos of our pups, and were in general just awesome folks. The moment Penny walked into their apartment, she just ran around, finding all the squeaking toys and enjoying their fenced-in back yard. We're so happy to know that we have such a responsible, communicative, and doggy-loving people to turn to when we have to board our pup in the future.
Tina and John are amazing people. Pumba was in great spirits throughout his stay. Their large yard, access to nearby parks, photo updates of his stay and their benevolent nature make them perfect hosts. Highly recommend.
Tina and John were the perfect dog sitters for Ted. They were wonderful companions that loved him as if he was their own. We had amazing updates and constant communication; he was smiling, relaxed and exploring in all of his photos. It was such a great feeling knowing we did not have to worry about Ted, and love all of the personal attention that he received. We are convinced that he misses Tina and John and we would, without hesitation, recommend them to others. We plan to book with them again in the near future. Thanks so much!!
Tina and John Rock!!!! From the pre-meet my pup and I felt comfortable and couldn't wait to use them. Well, when vacation time came, my dog got out of the car and went right in their door, no good-bye needed. They both sent pictures frequently and they were great. Gave him so much attention, think they spoiled him a little more then he already was. I know he was happy and comfortable and that certainly made it easier for me to enjoy my vacation more. They made sure they asked all the right questions. Didn't hesitate to go above and beyond to give him extras that he liked, that I didn't leave with them. John was very honest telling me they were not sure about a large dog, I am so glad that they gave my Sweet Mushy Rottie a chance. From the pictures and seeing the way my dog looked at John when we got in the car to leave. My dog loves him and will miss him and look forward to seeing him again. Tina wasn't there when I picked him up, but I am sure he feels the same for her,as she gave him belly rubs and that is his favorite. I recommend John and Tina anytime you need to leave your pet. They are a wonderful, caring and certainly pet loving couple. If you are looking for the best dog sitters, stop right here, you have found them. Thank you John and Tina, you guys are the best. Can't wait to go on vacation again.
Let me start off my saying two things: 1. I am a neurotic dog mom who is terrified to leave Russ with just anyone. 2. I'm a host myself here on DogVacay, so I know what type of care to look for in a host.
Tina and John were 100%, hands down, absolutely INCREDIBLE. I told them that I get pretty bummed out when I'm away from Russ, so they sent me TONS of hilarious photos. At the end of our trip, my husband even told me how proud he was of me that I wasn't sulking about the dog all weekend. I have Tina & John to thank for that! I have never felt more comfortable leaving my dog in someone else's care than I have with John & Tina.
They live in a fantastic spacious apartment with a backyard. They took Russ on countless long walks to the park, which he lives for! Russ was actually mopey when we took him home, I think he missed them so much!
Amazing couple, amazing hosts, definitely our go-to from here on out!
Our dog Pixel had such an amazing time at Tina and John's!!!

It is always difficult to leave your furry family member behind when you're away, but Tina and John made the process so easy and seamless! It was my first time boarding my puppy, so I was a little anxious about leaving her. But it was clear from the initial meet and greet that Tina and John are great with dogs, and that Pixel would enjoy the great back yard and playing with all the new toys they have around.

It was also great to receive photo and text updates throughout the day, so I didn't have to wonder what my puppy was up to or if she was getting into any trouble. This made our vacation so much more relaxed and enjoyable.

You can definitely feel at ease knowing that your dog will have a great vacay at Tina and John!
Tina and John were fantastic! They were professional, flexible and most importantly, totally devoted to our sweet Sugar! I hadn't left her with anyone other than friends before as we had a negative experience with a local kennel once, but they eased all of our worries and showered Sugar with lots of love and attention! We got picture and video updates throughout the weekend and knew she was having the best time out for walks, playing with all the great toys they have and enjoying running and lounging in their backyard. Doggy camp heaven! They mirrored her routine and checked to make sure they were following all of our requests. Truly a real pleasure and comfort to know she was being well cared for.

Sugar had the absolute best time and was longingly looking out the window of the car when we left. We will absolutely use this service and this great home again when we have to be out of town. I know she will be excited to come back which makes it easier for us to leave her with in such caring and capable hands. Thanks for hosting her and loving her!

-Christy and Robert (love and licks from Sugar too!)
Tina and John were caring, thoughtful and completely accommodating. Our pooch was treated like a princess. (and for a 60lb dog, that's a lot of work!) We received just the right amount of updates. I highly recommend "Chez Tina & John" for you dogs next vacay!
Tina and John were incredible to our dog Willow. They made our anxious dog feel right at home with plenty of walks, toys and snuggles. They kept us updated throughout the whole time of her stay. We are so happy to have found a local and affordable option for petcare for our dog.

Thanks Tina and John! Willow can't wait until her next visit!
Tina & John are the ultimate DogVacay hosts! Trustworthy, reliable, fun and kind - you could not ask for better people to watch your dog while you are away.

Their backyard, frequent photo updates and general awesomeness make them the best hosts on Dog Vacay.

I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking for someone to watch their baby while they are away.

Thank you Tina & John! You are both spectacular and I sincerely appreciate how well you took care of Sylar.
Orbit has been passed out since I picked him up from Tina and John's. His fun-filled weekend included lots of walks and playtime, plus chilling in the backyard and park. Tina and John sent me photos and videos of all of it. They were reliable, responsive and enthusiastic. Definitely made me feel like taking good care of my dog was their #1 priority. Love them; will definitely be back.
Ollie had such a good time staying with Tina & John!! He literally didn't want to leave. Thank you so much for taking such good care of our guy.
After his first day of a weeklong daycare boarding, our dog walked us directly back to Tina and John's house, you can't get a much better review than that. We would definitely recommend. They're flexible, attentive, and keep you posted with doggy updates and photos. Astor looks forward to his next stay with Tina and John.
Tina and John were the most amazing hosts to our dog Tigger while we were away. They were incredibly responsive and flexible prior to booking and then very communicative throughout his stay with updates and photos of all of their fun. From walks in the park to cuddle time to playing in the backyard, Tigger was definitely loved and spoiled while we were away. We will definitely be using them again and highly recommend them to others.
Tina and John really saved me from a bad situation. My dog's regular spot was closed for construction and I hadn't planned for an alternate place. I joined DogVacay and booked with Tina and John literally 24 hours before my trip. And I'm so happy I did!

They. Were. Amazing. Super accommodating for the last-minute trip, and their place is incredibly dog-friendly. One of the few spots with outdoor space for Winston to play! Tina and John are natural dog people, and I could tell by Winston's demeanor during our meet-and-greet, and after his stay, that they took awesome care of him. So important to me that he and I are both comfortable with his accommodations when I'm out of town!

My first experience with DogVacay and so happy with the care Tina and John gave my dog. In fact, I'm already planning to use them for a longer trip!
Tina and John were amazing hosts throughout the entire process. I had to book a trip last minute and they were super accommodating and made me feel at ease instantly. They sent me constant pictures and videos of my pup and it looked like he had an amazing time. He loved their out door patio. I would definitely use them again and recommend to anyone looking for amazing hosts. They were the absolute best. I never like leaving my dog somewhere and I will use them every time. I cant wait for my next trip, because I know Riley will be in excellent hands!
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