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Dina B.

133 Reviews
63 Repeat Guests
$37/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier, Pit Bull - Bull Terrier

Dina's House

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

About Dina

40 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
FYI: If my calendar is full, don't hesitate to call or send me a text, I could have a space available.. ; ) Hello and welcome to my place! ; )
I have a very relaxed environment for any pup that walks in the house to the time he goes home, we wake up have some breakfast hang out for a little, while they do there thing, then we go for a nice walk along the golf course or take a nice ride to the beach for a good run, depending on the tide, its the best thing in the world to watch them in the water with not a care.... They love to relax later on the couch or wherever there heart desires is ok with me... We have fun! hope you find this with a smile and look forward to meeting up some day.... ; )
I've been with Dog Vacay now almost 4 years, and have met the most amazing people and there gang.....
Happy Trails
dina
p.s. If you see I'm full or booked you can always send me a message and see if I can squeeze you in if its feasible ; D

Unfortunately, I don't take puppies under 2 years old... Sorry ; (
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Leash Pulling

Dina B.

133 Reviews
63 Repeat Guests
$37/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated December 2, 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.
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Dina's Home
$37 /night
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Home Visits
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
133 Reviews
From the meet and greet to the end of their stay, Dina was all about what is best for my doggies. Including the one with allergies to everthing, the one that is afraid of loud bangs and the one that is a bit over protective. She cared about them and for them. Thanks, Dina!
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I am so grateful to have found Dina to take care of my pups Blake and Cali while I'm away. She is a loving and caring host and I knew my dogs were in great hands. I felt so at ease knowing my dogs were being spoiled and were completely happy. Dina sent daily videos and I could tell Blake and Cali were having so much fun. Dina provides a very safe, fun and warm home away from home! I've already scheduled another stay and I'd highly recommend Dina for your dog's stay:) Dina is truly a dog lover and a fantastic care giver!!
Thank you Dina!
Ivonne Sims
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Dina was a fantastic host to our dog. She was very accommodating with our timing, sent daily updates with photos, and, most importantly, showered our dog with love and attention. I would not hesitate to leave my dog with her again.
My do Kola a 17lb Schnoodle loved his stay. It was like he was home with friends. We have recommended her to some of our dog friends and will have our dog stay again.
Dina is amazing! I was the worried mama about leaving the puppies and she reassured me that everything would be okay. She checked in several times a day with pictures and feedback and I was able to relax on our vacation. Our puppies were walked several times a day and were so content and happy when I picked them up! I will DEFINITELY use Dina B. again!
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Dina is so kind and caring and wants nothing more than what is best for your dog. She is amazing!
Dina's a great alpha dog lady. Very attentive and observant of my dog's behavior and super communicative with me. She sends me texts and pics of my dog and let's me know how she's doing. My dog loves her!
I'm so happy I found Dina! It's obvious she takes caring for other peoples dogs very seriously and she really dedicates time and energy into making sure each dog is happy and well taken care of while at her home! She was so easy to communicate with during the booking process as well as when we were on our vacation sending us updates and pictures. Will definitely use her again :)
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My dog had such a great time and I knew she was well taken care of!
I had to extend my dog's stay with Dina for an additional day, and even though she was already booked, she did not hesitate to let Lucy stay. I have already made my next reservation with Dina for June.
This was my first experience with Dog Vacay and it exceeded my expectations. Dina is great and her love of dogs is so obvious. I received at least one text and a picture every day, as promised. After I brought Lucy home, she slept for 6 hours, so I know she had an awesome time with Dina and her family.
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Dina did an amazing job looking after our puppy Benson!! We can not say enough great things about her care, love & attention for the week that we were away. Benson is a very fussy eater and was refusing to eat the food we had left that he normally does so Dina ensured she provided him with an alternate that he was happy with as him not eating for a week in our absence would have been very stressful for us. Benson loved playing with the other dogs that Dina was looking after and Dina gave him a lot of special attention and care which he loved. Dina kept us up to date daily with text messages, photos and videos of Benson enjoying himself which put our minds at ease. We will definitely be using Dina again when we go out of town!
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Dina is great and easy to work with. Bella came home happy as well as with a recommendation for new dog food that this picky Bassett loves. We already have her next vacation with Dina scheduled!
Dina is such a dog lover and is so easy to work with when planning my dogs vacation dates. Remy felt so comfortable at her home and playing in the back yard! She took such great care of him and send me photos of him during his stay with her which I loved! He will definitely be staying with her again when I have to go out of town!
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Dina really loves dogs and it shows with all of the toys and treats around, even though she doesn't have a dog. The dogs are able to be indoors and outdoors all day, which was a nice change for our Olive. Also, I appreciated that Dina notified us of some of her habits (like eating really fast) that we did not know about, since she is our first dog.

Dina worked with my anxiety of leaving our dog at a new place, but Olive was totally cared for. I know she went on many walks, which was a major thing for us.
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We recently boarded our two dogs with Dina for five nights while away on vacation, and had an excellent experience! Dina's warm demeanor and smile immediately put us...and our dogs....at ease. Her home was extremely dog-friendly and she took great care of them, including multiple daily walks and showering them with lots of love. Our dogs came home happy, healthy and tuckered out...which was perfect. She treated both our dogs like they were her own. Highly recommend her.
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We had a wonderful experience with DogVacay. Dina took great care of Newton while we were on vacation. He was very comfortable in her care and got lots of exercise and attention.
We were very happy with the care Dina gave our dog ollie.We left him in a lovely happy home,where he was walked and given lots of attention. Dina also sent us pictures and videos of ollies doggy pals. These were good to see.We picked up a very happy content dog.Dina is a very lovely lady.We will definitely be using her again when we travel,knowing he is in good hands.
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We love Dina and her welcoming and friendly home. She clearly loves dogs and cares much about their wellbeing while under her care. She takes them on walks and gives them a lot of attention. I have recommended her to several friends. Dina will be watching Lola again soon. Lola loves her dogvacay time at Dina's!
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Dina is a great hostess. Our two Aussie's have stayed there a number of times and seem to really do well. We can highly recommend Dina and a great hostess.
Dina was the perfect sitter for our two dogs. They love her almost as much as she loves them!
Dina was wonderful and made our puppy feel right at home. She is loving and caring and kept us updated with photos during his entire stay. We will definitely have Zeke stay with her next time we are away!
Dina is the best!! Teddy stayed with her for over a week and I knew from the photos she sent that he was having a wonderful time. He came home happy and relaxed and I could tell he loved every minute he spent with Dina. Such a wonderful feeling know that Teddy is enjoying his 'vacation' while we are out of town.
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Chloe, our Cocker Spaniel had another great visit with Dina. Thank you!
Dina is an amazing dog mommy! My two small dogs love going to her comfy home where they receive special attention and long healthy walks! I use her for all my getaways!
Dina is great, so nice finding someone reliable to leave the pups with after being new to the area. And when running a little late to pick them up she was so sweet. All the pups seemed so happy when picking them up, and then slept like babies at home!

Thank you Dina!

Jasmine
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I can't begin to say enough positive about our experience with Dina!!! From the meet 'n greet till this morning (the day after our trip) she's been FABULOUS!!!!! She sent us pictures and updates of Bentley several times per day day each day ... It was AWESOME!!! FABULOUS EXPERIENCE!!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND HER!! Will definitely use again!!!
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This was my first time leaving my dogs under the care of someone I didn't know. I was very nervous but the experience was actually very positive. Dina not only has a way with dogs but also with "parents". She allowed me into her home to do a site visit and ask any questions I had about the process and her services. My 3 pups came back happy and rested. Will definitely be asking Dina to look after my pups again!
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On our 12 day vacation we received photo’s of our dog, on walks, having fun, and tagging along with Dina to Wal-mart. We were so at ease on our vacation and didn’t spend a second worrying about our family dog.

Dina’s serviced is unmatched!

I was afraid our dog wouldn’t want to come home with us after a stay with Dina!!
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Dina was great!!! I could tell Chester had a great visit and felt very comfortable staying with her. Her home is very welcoming. I have already booked another visit for Chester with Dina!
Dina was great with Kiri and she is a wonderful dog sitter, A++++++ recommended! ´◡`♡ We moved the neighborhood recently and this was our first time leaving Kiri while we're gone for vacation. We feel so comfortable to leave her with Dina, not only for her experiences with dogs but also for her great personality! Kiri is a retired greyhound and bit unique than other dogs, but Dina took great care of Kiri and I can tell she had a great time with Dina's house with family and other puppies. Dina also update us Kiri's situation occasionally and quick response on messages too. She is great and we're glad to have her close by (╹◡╹)
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Always 5 stars "+" - Dina is a wonderful dog sitter - always greets Aspen at the door with enthusiasm taking her to meet the other dogs and getting her settled in for her doggy vacation. Dina goes above and beyond to make sure Aspen is eating well and getting plenty of love :). We greatly appreciate Dina being flexible and watching Aspen on short notice. Aspen alsways comes back smiling and in a great mood!
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Dina is amazing! She took great care of our beloved Miniature Schnauzer Bhrac! I will definitely be asking her to watch our little guy again! Thanks Dina!!
Chelsie thinks Dina's house is her second home. We all love Dina so much and feel so comfortable when we travel because we know Chelsie is happy. On this stay, Chelsie had an allergic reaction on her foot and Dina contacted me many times about this problem. I think she handled it better than I could have! She's great!
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Dina is so good to Bodhi he is in no hurry to leave her when I come to get him after nine days. She truly loves dogs and it shows in my dog's behavior when he is around her.
Dina is the best dog sitter ever! Carl & Chloe love it there. Carl wasn't feeling well this trip, and Dina made sure I was updated all the time. We try to use Dina every time we can if she's available.
Always a pleasure!! We loved all the photos of Jack having fun! Jack can't wait for his next vaycay at Dina's :)
Dina was awesome with Chloe! she spoiled her with nice walks and lots of tlc. She came home a happy girl! Definitely recommend Dina for peace of mind in knowing your dog is well cared for while you're away!
Dina is a great host. Can't think of a better place to take our Aussies. We highly recommend Dina. Chris & Lee Ann
I've just picked up my dog, Balou from his stay with Dina, and I couldn't be happier with her care for him. She sent pictures and updates of him each day to let me know how he was doing. Balou went on hikes and walks, followed by cuddles and naps. I feel very lucky to have found Dina and will definitely use her services again.
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Lizzy had a great time with Dina. She was tuckered out from all the fun. Thanks, Dina
Dina was absolutely wonderful in caring for our elderly Cairn Terrier! We were nervous leaving him for almost 3 weeks, but Dina consistently sent updates and pictures to let us know how he was doing. Her communication with us provided such peace of mind, knowing that he was in such capable hands. We wouldn't hesitate to leave our little guy with Dina again, knowing that he will be treated with tender loving care. A thousand thank you's, Dina! We so appreciate you!
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We always trust Dina to watch our dogs whenever we go away. Boogie & Nola truly enjoy staying with her and love running around the backyard on going for walks on the nearby golf course. Dina is great at sending updates to us each day and we feel safe knowing that our dogs are having a fun time while also being comfortable in her home. Would never use anyone else now besides her!
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Dina was a fantastic host! I'm pretty sure Jack had a blast because he passed out immediately when we got home and slept for three days! We loved all the pictures and updates and were so happy to see him having fun. Thanks so much for taking good care of our fur baby and sorry he ate your lipstick :)
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It's always a great home away from home experience!
Our dog loved staying with Dina. She is outstanding and handled a difficult situation with grace.
Another amazing stay with Dina! Our dog was not feeling well and Dina took care of Lucy like she was her own dog. We are so lucky to have such a caring and thoughtful person to look after our girl while we are away. Thanks so much Dina!
Dena Rocks! We give her more than a thousand stars! Dena opens her doors providing a home away from home. Our dog, Shadow, had the freedom to be indoors and outdoors in a home environment. For some reason Shadow would not eat his regular food. Instead of disregarding him, Dena took the care and time to fix Shadow a healthy meal to entice him to eat with success. She cared to be certain he eats. This is remarkable! This is a "wow" factor for us knowing Shadow is in good hands. Dena walks the dogs, takes their pictures and send text messages of their well-being. Dena accommodated communications by texting due to my hearing loss without qualm. What more can we ask? On the day of pick up, we were stressed with time due to traffic conditions coming home. Dena was calm and most understanding. We are grateful for Dena and Shadow came home a HAPPY DOG! We'll be back! Thank you :)
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My dog absolutely loves her - sometimes I think more than me!
Carl & Chloe love their vacay's with Dina. She does so much with them, like walks on the golf course and going to the beach. She also has a nice fenced back yard where they can play with other dogs she might be taking care of.

Dina is great about texting pictures of their activities just to let you know how much fun they are having and to put your mind at ease that they are in good hands.

We've used Dina several times, and she is always our first choice when looking for care for our energetic Jack Russell Terriers.
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Dina is a great! She treated our dogs like family. We were able to leave our pups for a week and never had any worries or concerns. Dina did a great job of sending us pictures and text updates.

Our dogs were returned to us in great condition. They were calm and exercised. Her home is perfect for the dogs to enjoy a secure backyard and receive proper walks in the surrounding area.

We highly recommend Dina.

Thank you , Tom and Lisa
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This was our first time using DogVacay and it was nice to come home to relaxed calm dogs, instead of the anxious nervous dogs that come home after a stay at a mass dog boarding facility.

Dina walks the dogs regularly, something that isn't always offered at a dog boarding facility, the opportunity to go out in her backyard sniff the grass and lay in the sun, hang out with her family and other dogs in her peaceful laid back home was exactly what we wanted for them while we were away.

The pictures Dina sent me were a display of how happy and relaxed our dogs were in her home, instead of the view I have seen from the dog boarding webcams, where I see all the dogs walking aimlessly around on concrete floors in a warehouse, as they keep their eyes on the door waiting for our return.

Dog boarding facilities are great, don't get me wrong, but our dogs (terriers) like going outside exploring, sniffing going on regular walks, getting some human touch. Dina loved and cared for our dogs while we were gone and that's exactly what we wanted.
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5 plus stars ***Aspen had a wonderful time at Dina's house and Dina was amazing with her. Aspen did not want to leave
5Star Awesome Pawsome goes to Dina!!! She was so wonderful helping me and Sadie in a tight spot with short notice.Dina goes out of her way, above and beyond to accomodate and support, in what was a hectic situation for me. Sadie had a great time playing with new friends and Dina sent pictures to assure me that all was well. Can't say enough about what a great doggie vacay home this is. I highly reccomend Dina if you want top notch care for your furry friends! Thanks Dina!
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Always 5 star - Buster loves Dina so much that he dang near jumps out the window when we pull up in front of her house lol I can truly enjoy my time away knowing he is well taken care of!
Dina does a great job! Her home is like a second home for our two Aussie's. Dina sends a messages and pics daily. We highly recommend Dina and DogVacay.
Dina was reliable, professional and caring. She communicated with me on a regular basis while I was away. My two dogs seemed to enjoy their stay with her. I would recommend Dina to others and will board with her again in the future. Thanks Dina!
My Buster LOVES Dina!!
Dina is just awesome with our Golden! We've had Willow vacation with her several times already & she's amazing every time! We miss you Dina!
We highly recommend Dina. Our Aussies have stayed there twice now and it has worked out very well. We know they are being well cared for and they will be safe. Thanks Dina for being such a great hostess for our girls. Chris and Lee Ann
The first stay could not have gone better for our two Aussies. Dina did a great job keeping us informed on how things were going and even sent us a couple of photos. We highly recommend Dina as a hostess and look forward to our dogs staying with her in the future.
Chris
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My dogs Boogie & Nola LOVE staying with Dina. She is so great about making sure they have lots of playtime in her backyard and she sends daily photo updates, letting me know how much fun they are having. I use Dina all of the time and my dogs actually get excited when I drop them off at her house!
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Dina is AMAZING!! My dogs were loved, walked, well fed and snuggled. She is easy to communicate with and she kept me updated with pictures and text messages during my trip. Most importantly, my doggies love her! Love, love love her!!!
Our experience with Dina was fabulous! She kept me updated with text messages and emails everyday and even included pictures of our dog and their outings and daily activities. It was so nice to know that our " little old man" was being looked after by such a capable and loving dog-sitter. We will definitely use Dina again!
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Bodhi bonded with Dina right away even though it was just his first visit. She took great care of him.
As always, Dina is a Godsend! We feel so fortunate to have her near us and Pumpkin is always happy to see her.
Dina is an amazing host -my dog adores her!!
Dina is AMAZING! Buster loves her and we have already scheduled more visits with her. She is the only dog sitter for us!
Dina was great! She is sweet kind flexible and generous. Dusty came back happy healthy and looking great. I will definitely use Dina again! Thanks!
Dina's the best! Willow has stayed a few times with her & comes home happy & tired!
We booked our 2 week reservation with Dina in April after an over night trial at Dina's. (which is not really necessary it's just me the overly protective mama) We have a 2 week vacation planned to go overseas, so you can just imagine the worry and stress finding someone who will take care of our Maui. I interviewed several people, we have tried those "pet hotels", doggie camps, name it but I wanted and needed a place that will give me the peace of mind that Maui will be ok, like I mentioned we will be overseas 16 hour flight, that I can't just fly back. Well, Dina kept us informed and updated via an app she recommended, even with the time difference she still sent me pictures, text back and forth and ALWAYS replied to my text. Maui looked like she was just right at home, you can tell she was being cared for by a "family" she looked healthy, very happy. When she came home it was as if she was also jet lag. We highly recommend Dina, she just made me feel at ease and we were able to enjoy our vacation, knowing our Maui was also having a good time. It will be easy for us to plan even just a weekend get a way, knowing we have Dina to care for our Maui.
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Dina has become my Hobbs 2nd mom. He was treated just like one of her own. She's the best and will be goin back every time. he was truly happy while we were away. Dina i thank you for all you did for our big guy.
Dina is the most caring DogVacay host I know! She is always providing great updates and photos from the visit. She even gave my dog Nola a bath after she got dirty from playing in the yard. I always trust that my dogs will have a great time with Dina and they come home content and pooped from all of the running around they do. She is my standby whenever I'm out of town and I know Boogie and Nola get excited each time I pull up to her driveway! All around amazing experience!
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It's always a treat for Duke to hang out with Dina & the dogs for both of us. He has fun,is in good hands and I can enjoy my time away knowing that he has super good, loving care.
As always, Dina does a great job! I'm always at ease when they are with her! Thank you Dina :)
As new puppy parents, this was our first time leaving Juni while we went on vacation, so needless to say we were nervous. Dina did such a great job taking care of her and really put our minds at ease. She sent us multiple updates and pictures daily which made us feel so much better being away. Would definelty reccomend Dina, and the next time we go on vacation she is our first choice!
Jess & Paul
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Thank you Dina so much for taking care of Jasmine and Sierra! I truly felt at ease knowing that they were being so well taken care!!! Never had anyone keep me updated on my pups like Dina has! We will being seeing Dina again very soon! :)
Willow LOVES going to Dina's!! She's spoiled rotten, daily walks, visits to the beach and lots of attention from Dina. Dina is truly a blessing!!
We used Dina for a second time recently to watch our little 1 year old terrier mix, Hobie, for 8 nights while we went away for vacation. We absolutely LOVE Dina and so does Hobie. I felt very comfortable leaving him there knowing he would be well taken care of. Thank you Dina! Hobie can't wait to come back and play soon!
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Dina is so friendly and welcoming, it just felt like a natural fit for us. From the moment we pull up to Dina's home, it's nonstop FUN! Willow goes for walks twice a day, even trips to the local beach! Dina keeps in touch with daily updates and photos. I would highly recommend her to anyone out there looking for a caring and loving home for your pooch while you are away!
Willow comes home exhausted and happy every time!
Thank you Dina!
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Dina was great!! This was the first time we left Lilly in someone else's care, and we immediately felt comfortable with Dina. Dina cares so much about the dogs. She kept in touch with us and sent us photos of Lilly. We could tell that Lilly was content and happy with Dina!
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We both had a good experience, easy for me to arrange and a lot of fun for my dog. It's like sending your dog to stay with friends. Oh and did I mention convenient, Dina is flexible.
My family is so happy to have found Dina! We have an older dog (11) and the thought of putting her in a kennel was unbearable. Our Golden, Lucy, stayed with Dina for 9 nights and had a great time! Dina treats her four legged guests like her own pets. Lucy lounged on the couch and slept in the bedroom with Dina. They took two walks a day and Lucy was free to roam around in the backyard whenever she wanted. What a great experience for Lucy and us! Dina texted me daily updates and photos through out our vacation so we knew Lucy was being loved and spoiled. Thank you Dina!!
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It's clear that Dina is a genuine dog lover! She took great care of our Lola and kept us updated on a regular basis on how Lola was doing. Lola was happy with Dina and so were we!
Dina was great! Sadie had a great time at her 'vaca' home. Dina had other pups for Sadie to play with and she sent a few pictures to let me know all was well. Highly recommend Dina! Sadie says Thanks!
As usual, very satisfied with Coopers last stay. It was only one night this time, but Dina always makes sure to send a pic of our baby. She is always so accommodating with drop off and pick up times. Will be booking another stay soon!
Rocky and I really loved Dina! She sent pictures of him every couple days and you could just see how much fun he was having. We felt so comfortable leaving him for a week knowing he was well loved and care for. We will definitely use Dina in the future. Rocky can't wait to see her!
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Dina is the only one that takes care of Mr. Leo. Leo loves her. Thank you for always taking such good care of him.
Dina was again amazing with my girls. I even added a new doggie in the mix. I rarely leave my 13 year old girl Belle, so I was happy that she bonded quickly to Dina, and I could tell she was catered too:). Belle is arthritic and Dina didn't hesitate to carry her when needed. Dina was amazing with all my sweet girls.
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Dina is a wonderful host for our dog Ruby. She takes him to the beach and sends wonderful photos. Her rates are very reasonable and we are very happy to leave our dog with her
Our Golden Retriever, Willow felt right at home with Dina. She's just awesome, and such a dog lover! The house & backyard layout is great for any dog. Willow spent 9 nights with Dina over Christmas. We received daily updates, pictures and videos, which made us feel at ease. She went for daily walks and several times to the beach! Dina goes above and beyond and really spoiled Willow. We would definitely recommend Dina and I will definitely use her in the future. Thanks Dina!
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My dog has stayed with Dina several times and he loves going there. This trip, however, was even more special. A few days into his 2-week vacation with Dina, my Boy got sick. He was lethargic & wouldn't eat. What a helpless feeling to be out of town and not able to be there for him. But not to worry, Dina took charge! She monitored him and, when he didn't improve overnight, she took him to his vet for the care he needed. Luckily, it wasn't life threatening and he was able to go home with Dina the same night. Dina administered his meds & gave him plenty of TLC and he was fine by the time I got home. He is not the most affectionate dog by nature, but he gave Dina lots of kisses to say good bye. I am so grateful to have a wonderful host like Dina to watch over my Buddy when I am away!
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I've used Dina a couple of times now. She takes excellent care of my German Shepherd. He knows her name now so when I ask him if we wants to go see Miss Dina, he gets very excited. Dina sends me pictures all the time so I know he's having fun. That's one big thing not to have to worry about when I'm traveling on business. I don't like leaving my dog but there are times I have to. At least I know he's being well taken care of. I would definitely recommend Dina and I will definitely use her in the future.
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I'm so happy that we found Dina on Dog Vacay! We were sad to leave our little 8 month old terrier mix puppy behind for Thanksgiving, but Dina put us completely at ease. Shortly after dropping him off, Dina gave me a call and sent me a video of our little guy to let us know we was already having a great time with the other dogs. All of the dogs get a lot of attention and play time at Dina's house, which was very important to me. I'm looking forward to taking our pup there again soon because he had such a great time! Thanks Dina!
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We booked Ruby with Dina over thanksgiving. She has a nice yard and even a nice place inside for dogs to play and stay. She kept us up to date with photos and daily news. She has a very friendly dog who made fast friends with ruby. Thank you Dina for taking such good care of our dog.
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Dina, is really awesome with our two Jack Russell Terriers who can be a handful. I would highly recommend her to anyone with a dog large or small!
We had to leave our dog for almost 3 weeks and Dina, as usual, went "above and beyond" taking care of her. In addition to sending daily updates with pictures, Dina cooked special food for Tessie when her appetite was poor and made wise decisions with her allergy needs. I am sure our dog is very comfortable and well cared for staying here.
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Our Goldendoodle, Chelsie, stayed with Dina for 11 nights and it was great! She made some great doggy friends, went running every day and became a beach dog! We felt like we sent her to an overnight beach camp!
Dina sent photos and videos daily and we knew that Chelsie was being well taken care of. Dina is truly a dog lover and the dogs become part of her family!
We've already booked another stay! Love you Dina!
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Dina was great! When I first pinged her to set up a Meet-n-Greet, she responded right away. The house layout and backyard is perfect for any type of dog. I had to leave my guy for a week and Dina sent pics every day. That put my mind at ease so I could get my business done. Dina is a laid back dog lover. All is good and I would highly recommend her.
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Once again, we have found Dina to be a God send! We don't travel that much, but this month has proven us wrong. We seem to have been gone more than we've been home and we feel so confident leaving our sweet Pumpkin with Dina, who is such a dog lover! So grateful to have found her and DogVacay!
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Our puppy had a great time staying with Dina and was very well taken care of. Dina provided daily photos and updates. We will definitely use her again!
I always know that Bernie is well cared for when I leave him with Dina. He is always happy to go ... and happy when I pick him up. She gives me great updates while I'm away and a full report when I return. Dina ROCKS!
Our female boxer Pumpkin LOVED her time with Dina. The above note shows just one night but this was actually an added night to a four night stay with Dina. Dina is a highly responsible person who clearly adores dogs and strives to give them the best possible experience.

In fact my only criticism is that Pumpkin seemed so sad to leave! She clearly had plenty of fun with Dina. Dina also made sure Pumpkin got her meds and she handled the raw food P eats with care. Highly recommended to any SC area dog lover.
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We love Dina and so did our dog! We're afraid she's going to be sad to come back to our house! At least we know she'll always be glad to go to Dina's!
After just moving to San Clemente and away from the family & friends that usually watch my girl Luna, I was nervous about being able to find a dog sitter that I could trust and that Luna felt comfortable with. During our meet & greet, Luna played with Dina like she'd known her forever and my apprehension was gone!

Dina sent us multiple pictures daily of Luna while we were out of town and she was worn out from playing all weekend when we picked her up on Sunday. Thank you, Dina & we will definitely bring Lunabee to you next time we go away!
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Dina was great! She watched my dogs for 5 nights. Sent pics everyday. My dogs were very comfortable there. Wouldn't hesitate to leave my 2 little boson terriers with her again!
Bernie says Dina rocks...plenty of attention and play time, treats, and great walks along the golf course She sent me frequent updates, several pix and had all of his belongings ready for me when I picked him up. Extremely satisfied!
Cooper did not seem interested in me picking him up and taking him home...that pretty much says it all! Dina was very kind and patient with my little Coop as he gets anxious around several other dogs. We left Cooper for 6 nights and received several texts and pictures on our vacation, at least one daily, which put my mind at ease. We would love to use Dina again!
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Dina was a wonderful "mom" to our 13 yr. old dog. She provided a comfortable home, allowing our spoiled pet to be on her sofa and roam her backyard and house freely. Dina is extremely easy going and flexible with pick up and drop off times. My dog got plenty of fresh air, exercise and loving attention. I trust her and plan to be back.
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In the past, my wife & I had family or friends watch our dog while we're away. Since our trip was sudden, we needed someone to care for our dog other than those unpredictable pet boarding establishments. I'm sure glad we've found Dina on DogVacay as she took care of our dog as if he was her own. We liked how her house patio doors remained open to the rear yard so dogs can roam in/out as they please...being across the street from a nice golf course didn't hurt either. Most of all, we appreciate how Dina followed instructions for daily feeding requirements & administering medicine for our dog's minor skin allergies. When we picked up our dog, he was in good spirits and we'd definitely let him stay with Dina again should future vacation plans arises.
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Our dogs had a blast at Dina's. She has a great fenced in back yard and the dogs get plenty of outdoor playtime and attention. Dina is so sweet and a real "dog" person. She took our babies in as her own.

Her dog Azul is very sweet and made our pups feel at home. Our dogs ran all weekend and have been exhausted since coming home. They had a great time at Dina's!
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Dina was amazing with Liberty. I was at first hesitant of leaving her there because at the time, she was also watching 2 gorgeous, but still puppy, Australian shepards. They were bigger than Liberty, and of course she was scared. Dina reassured me that she would watch Liberty closely, and take her with her wherever she went. The Aussies were only there for a couple of nights, and they were very friendly, just very young with lots of energy. Within hours, dina texted me a picture of Liberty resting with one of the aussies. Dina continued to text me pictures throughout the week, and gave me updates on how she was doing.
This made my vacation so much more relaxing.
Liberty gets along well with Dina's dog Azul. Any dog would get along with Azul. He is very mellow and very sweet.
I am so happy to have found Dina. I never liked kennels for my dogs. They never seem to get the attention they need. My dogs are used to being inside a loving home environment, and Dina sure provides that:)
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Dina is outstanding dog sitter! She was so accommodating with flexible drop off and pick up times and it was great that she was willing to take 2 dogs which is harder to find. The pictures we got while we were away were great. Our dogs had the best time. You could tell that they were really well taken care of when we picked them up. Our kids had a tough time leaving the dogs but knowing that they were so well taken care of made it easier on all of us. We will definitely use Dina again as our dog sitter. Highly recommend!
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Dina was amazing. She has a great set up for our 2 Aussies to run and play. Furthermore she gave us many updates and pics to ensure they were doing great. I would definitely recommend Dina with taking loving care of your furried loved ones.

Patty- San Clemente
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Dina's place is definitely a "Fun and Loving Place to Be"! I contacted Dina for a last minute booking and she responded right away. We went for a meet and greet and my dog immediately fell in love with Dina and her spacious home and play area. He had a great time hanging out with Dina & "kicking it" with his new playmates He went for long walks along the beautiful golf course nearby. Dina even sent photo updates to let me know he was OK. Somehow he even managed to make onto the bed on his first night. :) Awesome!
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Gracie has stayed with Dina twice now and both times have been a great experience. Dina is great about sending pictures and making sure we know that Gracie is making herself at home : ). Dina is so friendly and we felt good about leaving our dog with her. You can always know that she will give your dog lots of love and care!
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I left my dog Max with Dina for 2 weeks. The experience was wonderful. Max was very happy and very well taken care of.

I loved the relaxed atmosphere which I think the dogs feel as well.
I would highly recommend her, and will definitely
take Max to her whenever I leave town.
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I'm not sure if Leo loves your house more than ours? Hmmm...either way I am glad he loves it there and you take such good care of him every time. Thank you for everything you do!
Dina is the best doggie host ever! I dropped my dog off for a weekend and he came back happy (and exhausted) from a great weekend running around in Dina's backyard and playing with her dog. I love the text message updates with pictures and it was super easy to schedule drop-off and pick-up times. Boogie will definitely be visiting and staying with Dina the next time we go away!
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This is my 2nd time using Dina and would highly recommend her. She always is very caring and attentive with my dog, Piper. You can feel at ease knowing your pet is in good hands with her!
I want to say that my experience with having Dina watch Danielle in her house was wounderful. I would highly reccoment her to watch your dog. She was very kind and professional. She kept us posted with photos how my dog was doing.
The next time we are going out of town I will use her again.
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Dina is such an amazing person and host! She made me feel completely at ease when we did the meet and greet, and I know Jolie had an amazing sleep over. I would recommend Dina to anyone looking to board their dog for a day or a whole month!
Dina was a great host for our dog Hobbes; he made himself right at home in their sunny yard! I received check in pics via text from her regularly which are so appreciated.

Her calm and easy going nature really makes it easy for new clients (both owner and dogs)!
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Dina is very energetic and compassionate. She has one dog of her own- a 13-year old Australian Shepherd who is a wonderful and amazingly youthful doggie. My two dogs, Bailey and Stella, stayed with her during Memorial Day weekend for 5 days and they came back tired from all the playing and excitement. Dina sent me photos and updates everyday while I was gone to reassure me that the pups were doing well and she even cooked an egg up every morning for my girl Stella because she can be a picky eater when she's being boarded.
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Dina, was great with our two Jack Russell terriers. I was a little nervous to leave them because they can be a handful, but Dina was very good about sending us texts to update how and what they were doing along with several pictures. She has a nice back yard, too, so there was plenty of room for them to play and fetch tennis balls.
This is a great alternative to boarding, and I would definitely use Dina again.
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I am so happy to have found such a great doggy sitter for our dog, Bentley! Dina was more than accommodating and I can tell Bentley loved his stay. She is attentive and full of great energy and really made sure Bentley would be comfortable in her care. We have already booked her for another weekend! I highly recommend Dina to care for your 4 legged baby.
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Dina is a great dogsitter and I would highly recommend her. Very attentive and warm loving home located across from the golfcourse. Nice size backyard too. She kept in touch to let me know how my dog was doing and even sent a photo of her chillaxin! Knowing that set my mind at ease. I would definitley use her again.
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We left our elderly dachshund, Oscar for the first time (other than with family). We had just lost his life partner of 15 years, Meyra and my husband's father who had watched both dogs for years when we traveled. When we left Oscar Dina said that he sobbed. She had some errands to run, but did not want to leave him, so she took him along with her. Basically for the entire 4 days she made sure that he was with her. Oscar recently had cataract surgery and needed eye drops on a regular schedule which Dina administered for us. She is loving and treated Oscar like her own. We will be leaving for a 2 week vacation and we are confident that Oscar will be in great hands. Dina has a elderly dog also who was very friendly and well cared for.
We highly recommend Dina for that personal touch!
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Dina is a great pet sitter! She sent wonderful photos of my pup, and I could tell he was having a great time with her dog, Azul. She was accommodating, attentive (he had a little tummy ache but she handled it perfectly), and was great at communicating with me regardless of my traveling internationally. Couldn't recommend her more highly!
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My dogs had a great time with Dina. I don't even think they knew we were gone. Dina kept in constant contact with us to give us doggie updates.
Thank you Dina for taking great care of our Leo. He loved it and came home exhausted. I look forward to having Leo and Azul becoming great friends! Thank you again for all you do!
Dina hosted my 11 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback over Thanksgiving. She was treated just like the princess she believes that she is. Dina sent me notes and photos throughout her stay so that I could share in the fun and I never had any worries!
Dina's place was great for our pup! Dina has a great backyard for the dogs, and her dog Azul turned into Penny's best friend during the stay. Dina sent us pictures and videos while we were away for the Holiday's that ensured us our puppy was having a great time. Dina was also very responsive and gave me hope for a last minutes reservation during the busy Holiday season, I highly recommend working with Dina!
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