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Matthew S.
Portland, OR 97217
25 Reviews
12 Repeat Guests
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Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
List of Breeds Not Accepted

Matthew's Resident Pets

austrailian cattle dog
12 old

Matthew's House

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Outdoor area

About Matthew

Phoenix is a very tolerant 14 year old cattle dog and loves to have company at the dog park. I usually spend about an hour a day at the park and is included and your pet's stay. As well, I have a yard for several potty breaks during the day. Your dog will never be left unattended in a yard or kennel and will stay loose in the house with us...
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Matthew S.
Portland, OR 97217
25 Reviews
12 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
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  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated August 3, 2016


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Matthew's Home
$25 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
$20 /bath
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
25 Reviews
Will definitely be sending my dog Bean back to Matt the next time I am out of town. Bean came home tired, happy, and healthy! Matt was very accessible, helpful, and sent photos each day of what Bean was up to.
Matthew did an excellent job watching our dog. He sent us photos and kept us updated on how our dog was doing. We would definitely use his service again!
It was our first time having Leon under the care of someone else and we were a little worried. Matthew did great with Leon and we felt confident leaving him under his care. Everything went fine and we learned a few things about Leon in the process.
This is the second time our pup Twig has stayed with Matt. As with last time, he came home happy and exhausted. My husband and I had a great vacation and knew that we didn't have to worry at all about how the dog was doing.
Matthew is very good with Dogs. I was nervous leaving my puppy over night for the first time, but he didn't even seem to miss us. If anything, Hunter misses Matthew and the gang.
Matthew has watched my two rowdy pups several times now for a week at a time. He is very experienced with big herding dogs. I feel very good leaving my dogs with him knowing that they will be well cared for and very tired when they get home.
My 11 year old Choc Lab, Callie, has stayed there before and when I dropped her off for this stay she came in like it was one of my friend's house. They take awesome care of her and spoil her rotten with trips to the park and walks. I get pictures of her at least once a day and I can literally see her smiling. I would be hard pressed to find a better place where she would get better care and loves.
Matthew did an awesome job! Callie came back happy and well exercised. I will book with him again!
This was the second time my dogs stayed with Matthew. They had a great time and came back extra tired. I would recommend him to anyone.
Django had a great time with Matthew and Phoenix. Matthew is obviously great with dogs. Django warmed up to him right away. He sent pictures of her throughout her stay. It was nice to see our tired dog resting next to her new friend Phoenix. Matthew was especially flexible and gracious when we needed to move up our drop off time. I highly recommend Matthew and Phoenix. I would gladly have my dog stay with them again.
Our dog Iggy had a great second stay with Matt. He always gets a lot of attention and plenty of exercise with other dogs. Thanks again!
Very accommodating. good w/ fearful dogs
Matt was the perfect host for our little dog, Iggy. He sent us daily updates via text and video messages which showed Iggy having a great time at the dog park and hanging out at Matt's home with his dog, Phoenix. We could tell Iggy had a good time and would absolutely have him stay with Matt again in the future.
Besides being attuned to the four-legged, he also was sensitive to mom missing her dog and sent me pics and video. Thanks again.
Matt was very flexible with the drop off time and took great care of Cody. Would use him again.
Matt and Phoenix were great with our dog Bandit, who is a puppy that needs lots of exercise and attention. Matt was very accommodating when we contacted him last-minute for a reservation and he even administered medication that Bandit was on during his stay. We will definitely be boarding with Matt and Phoenix again!
Bailey was very very well looked after by Phoenix & Matt, will not hesitate to keep Bailey with them again.
Our dog is often described as a 30mph couch potato. He likes to play and he loves to nap. Hanging out with Phoenix seemed a perfect match for him. Matt takes the dogs to the park, and gives them a lot of attention.
Zee came back happy and well adjusted. She is an old small dog and did very well with Matt and Phoenix. Thank you Matt!
Matt and Phoenix are great. Our dogs are very energetic monsters but Matt handled them well. Daily trips to the park were great. We really appreciated the daily photos of our dogs to help us know they were doing well. We were nervous at first when we arrived but soon relaxed knowing our dogs were in good hands
Matthew did a great job sitting my dog, Marx. I loved the pictures of Marx at the park or at ease at home. It was great that Marx had someone to play with too. Matthew's dog Phoenix is quite the sweetheart. Matthew took Marx and Phoenix to the dog park everyday. That's amazing. Marx doesn't get that much fun even at home.

Thanks Matthew! We'll be in touch the next time I'm out of town.
Matt and Phoenix were great! I made a reservation for a six day trip on short notice, and Matt and Phoenix were able to meet me at the dog park and he talked me through what I would need and how everything worked. It was the first time leaving my ten month old "very active" lab puppy for a long period. I'm pretty sure she though Matt and Phoenix were her new pack and she had assimilated nicely, it even took her a while to remember who I was. They sent photos which I used to show off the new dog to clients. Easy to work with, and the dogs got along splendidly. I'd recommend them to anyone.
Matt and Phoenix were awesome and Liska had a great time.
Thanks Phoenix & Matt, for sending us pics & looking after Bailey, will definitely ask you guys again to look after her on our next trip.
My dog Pascal had a great experience staying with Matt and Phoenix over our 10 day vacation. I felt very good about having Pascal stay with him after our initial meeting, and peace of mind during our separation was very important. Pascal was well cared for and enjoyed his stay so much that he barely showed interest in going home when I picked him up! I would definitely do this again. A worry free experience is what it's all about.
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