"Hosting a customized vacay for pet parents who travel and doggie daycare for pups who need a little more."
This host DOES NOT participate in DogVacay's "$5/day Holiday Increase."
House sitting doesn't allow me to offer overnight care at a 2nd location.
Sat, 3/25, to unknown, No services (family/medical up north).
Sat, 4/22, to Sun, 4/23, Palma Sola (Check-ins OK).
Mon, 4/24, to Wed, 4/26, Boarding exclusive (Check-ins OK).
Wed, 4/26, to Mon, 5/1, Palma Sola Trace (Check-ins OK).
Tues, 5/2, to Thurs, 5/4, Boarding exclusive (Check-ins OK).
Fri, 5/5, to Thurs, 5/11, Riverview Blvd (Check-ins OK).
Wed, 5/31, to Sun, 6/4, Palma Sola Trace Check-ins OK).
Wed, 5/31, to Thurs, 8/10, Bradenton, FL, (limited sitting svcs).
Fri, 6/16, to Tues, 6/27, Berkshires, Massachusetts (Check-ins OK).
Wed, 6/28, to Wed, 7/8, Bradenton, FL (Board/Check-ins OK).
Fri, 9/12, to Fri, 9/22, Lake Montezuma, AZ (Check-ins OK).
Fri, 12/22, to Tues, 1/2, Palma Sola (Board/Check-ins OK).
Having the travel bug myself, I can appreciate the importance of securing a loving host with whom our pets will be well-kept around the clock.
LONG-TERM WELCOME. SHORT-NOTICE OK.
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With a home base in beautiful NW Bradenton, we are available for house & pet sitting nationwide! During the Easter, Summer & alt Thanksgiving/Christmas holidays, services are reserved throughout the Lower 48 States! There's never a fee for house or pet sitting outside our home state of Florida. As a member of the Sharing Economy, we graciously accept payment in the form of new travel experiences.
AVAILABLE TO NEW CLIENTS
Non-smoking house & pet sitter travels the US without pets to care for non-smoking homes with or without pets.
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Sitting overnight with your dog in his or her own home maintains their absolute comfort while you’re away. Feeding, care & companion options are also available for your cat, bird, farm, exotic, cage or aquarium pets at home. Sleep schedule, eating habit, medication, exercise & interaction is without disruption. Our meals and personal care items are not your responsibility. Laundry, dishes, mail, trash, lights, pool, plants & yard, and routine household maintenance & upkeep are tended to during the assignment. Constant activity keeps the home safe from predators while daily attendance keeps pipes and appliances in check.
A lifelong pet parent, having satisfied 100+ reservations, many with repeat requests, I'm experienced & comfortable with administering meds (Subq, topical, eyes, ears and oral), pre-op & post-op pets, and visits with the vet.
Requests for Local House Sitting...
Arrival as early as 8am, departure by 6pm.
$60 night, up to four pets.
Manatee Ave: 43rd to AMI.
Cortez Rd: 43rd to 75th.
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DAYCARE is perfect for newly adopted pups, long work days and family outings. Your pet(s) will enjoy physical activity, routine meals and treats, and many potty breaks throughout.
$40 your home, 8am to 6pm.
Manatee: 43rd to AMI.
Cortez: 43rd to 75th.
CHECK-INS & WALKING among the sights & smells of your own community is often the first choice for trusted & more independent pets. We'll discuss diet & exercise needs and customize these visits to compliment your current routine. If you might be away longer than a night, please consider the "Sitting" option above so that your pet will receive adequate attention & interaction and can enjoy your vacay as much as you will.
Short-term only, 24 to 48 hours.
$20 visit to 5 mi. $25 to 10 mi. $30 to 20 mi.
LOCAL TRANSPORTATION can be provided for pet parents on a tight schedule. To or from my home, groomer or vet appointments, or I-75, btwn 8am and 6pm, pending availability.
$25 to 10 miles.
REGIONAL TRANSPORT for Sarasota (SRQ), St Pete-Clearwater (PIE), Tampa (TPA) and Orlando (MCO) International Airports, along with area hotels and theme parks, pending availability. $25 to 10 miles. $30 to 20 miles. $50 to 50 miles. $100 to 120 miles.
AVAILABILITY* changes quickly (dates fill FAST). Vacays are booked on a first come, first confirmed basis. Those reserved via DogVacay are accepted & given priority over verbal, text or email requests. Ask for my GOOGLE calendar, where pet parents can view my activity. Please contact me directly with any questions as each service affects DogVacay's online calendar differently.
HINT: DogVacay's online calendar shows "Booked" once 3 pets are confirmed for the same day.
-->It may appear that I'm "Booked" when, in fact, I might be scheduled to walk three dogs on the same day but for only one hour.
-->DogVacay's online calendar might reflect "Available" or "1 Spot Left" while I'm house sitting with only one or two pets but this is a service that doesn't allow me to travel far or stay overnight at a second location simultaneously.
*At-my-home services remain available to familiar guests, only, at this time.
NOTE FROM THE PRODUCT TEAM (11/14/2016)
"The calendar that is shown on a host's profile, both on the app and the desktop, will only reflect Boarding services. Sitting services will not reflect on the boarding calendar that guests see. Our Product Team is aware of the issues that can arise from this design flaw and they are working on a fix for this so that we will be able to see all services on our proper calendars."
Different from kennels and commercial facilities, you'll have the opportunity to meet who will be caring for your pet during the vacay. If there is a special requirement, concern, or request, just bring it to my attention as I'm flexible and happy to work with you in meeting your pet's needs.
Lengthier vacays are divided into 14-day reservations and payment plans are welcome. However, a vacay must be paid in full prior to check-in.
PAW PERKS are always available! Ask about the variety of savings offered for an assortment of travel circumstances & vacay styles, or request updates by email for photos and special offers!
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