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Becky H.

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57 Reviews
27 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 5 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated

Becky's Resident Pets

Walter
American Foxhound
Male
10 yr 11 mo old

Becky's House

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

About Becky

7 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
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Give your pup a vacation in dog-friendly Del Ray, Alexandria! We live in a beautiful, quiet section of town in a two-story home with a fenced yard. We would love to have your dog come and stay with us.

We've both been living with and caring for dogs our entire lives. Now we share our home with Walter, a foxhound with a very laid-back personality. As you can see in our photos, he spends most of his time napping on the couch - but there's plenty of room for your pup to join in the cuddles!

When your dog comes to our house, he or she will be treated like part of the family. Plenty of time will be available for romping, sunbathing, chasing squirrels, and playing catch in the yard. We also plan for at least two 15-minute walks through the neighborhood each day (though we are happy to adapt this schedule based on each dog's individual needs). Of course, lots of time will be spent snuggling and getting pets as well.

We're home almost all of the time on weekends to pamper your pet with lots of attention. If you board with us on a weekday, we will likely be out of the house at the office for about 8-9 hours, so your dog must be able to make it that long alone in the house. (However, sometimes we work from home to keep the pups company; at least one of us is usually home on Wednesday and Fridays.) If your dog likes to be crated while home alone, bring the crate over, along with any favorite toys or treats.

We're happy to send you updates while you're away (texts and/or emails), including photos of your pet having a great time!

All breeds and sizes are welcome, but we cannot host dogs that display aggressive behavior or that aren't housebroken. All pups must be flea and tick free, spayed or neutered, and up-to-date on all vaccinations.

We typically only take one dog at a time, so once we've got one booking for a particular night, we mark our calendar as "unavailable." However, feel free to inquire with us to see if we can make special accommodations for you.

Please contact us with any questions! We can't wait for your furry friends to pay us a visit!

Becky & Joe
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety

Becky H.

Online Now!
57 Reviews
27 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 5 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated December 2, 2016

Credentials

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Course 101 Graduate
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Becky's Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for more than 4 hours/day
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Baths
$15 /bath
57 Reviews
Ellie had s great time with Becky and Joe. Becky sent lots of pictures which I appreciated. I would definitely use them again for my dog. She was spoiled!
Becky and Joe are great. Super warm, accommodating and lovely. Luna has been twice and so super happy both times. Five stars!!
Becky and Joe are wonderful. Very warm and loving, for our collie, and very flexible for me. I will use them again and again, because they really go out of their way to be as accommodating and warm as they can be to both owner and pet!
Great couple! Becky sent pictures of our dog often and updates. It was an easy choice for us and one that we will make again!
Becky was easy to get in contact with, provided us pictures of our pup while we were away, and most importantly took great care of our dog.
This was Ginger's third (or maybe even fourth now!) time with Becky, Joe and Walter and she loved every minute of it. I always appreciate how flexible they are around pick up and drop off and they take the best care of our pup while we're out of town! Would recommend them to anyone!
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Becky is awesome-it is my dog's home away from home!!
I can't say enough about Becky; she and her whole family were simply amazing. First thing first, Kirby was on several medications for an ear infection as well as a little rash on his neck. Becky calmed my apprehensions and let me know that she'd done this plenty of times and that she was on top of it. I was relieved to know that Kirby was in expert hands as far as that goes. Also, we forgot to bring dog food and didn't have time to go pick some up, Becky offered to purchase some with a smile on her face. She was so genuine, I loved it. Her house is extremely dog friendly with a nice sized yard for Kirby to run through:) She also has the cutest most relaxed dog, and he Kirby got along like old mates. She sent me pictures and updates on Kirby everyday and I was happy to see that he seemed to feel at home. I definitely recommend Becky for all your doggy vacay needs. She's fantastic and true animal lover!
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Becky and Joe were great with Marco and he felt right at home with them. He absolutely loved Walter. It was a great ease to me knowing that Marco was being well taken care of ,especially since his recent injury has him limited in some of the things he can do. Thank you so much Becky and Joe!
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Nike loves visiting Becky and Walter. She is always worn out when we get her and seems to have had the time of her life. Becky does a great job making feel welcome and I never have any worries leaving her there. Becky is the greatest!
Albie always enjoys his stay at Becky's! She is super flexible and takes great care of Albie.
Hi Becky......I know it has been awhile (did not know I could post a review), but u and ur hubby were the perfect hosts and you always let me know what Mente was doing along with photos of him in ur home. Your home was dog friendly and your backyard was the perfect place to hang out in.Thank you again! Mente & his Mom
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Thank you Becky for taking care of Charlie!
Becky was great - a real nice person who took great care of our min pin while we were on vacation. We received photos and updates regularly and could tell that our pup was well taken care of when we picked her up. Won't hesitate to use her again if the occasion arises.
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Becky and Joe have taken care of our dog more than several times- they're so sweet and I know our dog is in very good hands when we're gone. Becky is always super responsive and very flexible drop/off pick up times and is great about sending photos. Their dog, Walter is so sweet as well!
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Becky and Joe were fantastic with Nike. She seemed so relaxed when we picked her up from our little business trip. I think she was a little home sick without Walter around, but clearly that just meant she being around him. Becky and Joe were fantastic and we will be making sure to ask them again to watch her in the future.
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Becky and Joe are great. They have hosted both of our dogs at different times--one old and mellow, the other young and energetic. Both have come back happy and have always been excited to stay with Becky, Joe, and Walter again!
Becky and Joe (and Walter) provided a great place for Kira and Roxy to stay while we were away. Kira and Roxy seemed to have a great time. Becky was very responsive to check-ins and sent pictures to keep us updated. My fiance and I were on separate trips during their stay, and she was going to be the first home to pick them up. When my fiance's flight was delayed, Becky was very understanding about our delayed pick-up time. We will definitely keep them in mind for the future.
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Becky was a great host - very accommodating with our travel schedule, kept us updated on how the stay was going and was quick to respond on all questions leading up to and during Ginger's stay. Becky and her husband have a great, dog friendly home. Only great things to say!
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Becky was great taking care of my beagle. She made sure she sent me pictures and updates everyday, and I was extremely thankful. I will definitely leave my beagle with Becky again in the future.
Super easy, and Becky was most accommodating. Thank you! Will be back.
Tallulah really enjoyed her stay! Thanks so much for being such great hosts.
Becky was awesome. She was prompt with responses to my many questions. Charlie stayed with her for nearly two weeks and I had no worries based on our conversations and a meet and greet. I appreciated the photos and updates she sent too. He came home tired and happy. I will use her services again without any hesitation. I highly recommend her!
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Everything went great and Dinah was very happy and relaxed as usual. Walter is a great companion for other dogs. Becky always communicates quickly and often. Looking forward to other vacays.
Becky, Joe and Walter (pups pal) are amazing. They truly care for your dog as if it were their own. Happy to pass on how great they are now that we won't need to compete for their time due to our relocation.
My dog's stay with Becky and Joe was great! She immediately felt comfortable around them at the meet and greet. They were easy to communicate with and coordinate convenient drop off/pick up times. They sent me a note and picture the first evening with an update about how it was going. I will definitely try to book with them again!
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Becky and her husband were great hosts for my dog. They were quick to respond to my emails and sent me photos while I was away. When I returned my dog was happy, healthy, and tired out from lots of fun -- a great combination!
We love how Becky treats Nyla and that she puts up with her energy. We can go away knowing that Nyla is going to be well cared for. It gives us peace of mind. She is prompt with replies and keeps us updated with texts and photos.
Becky was great and Midge had a fantastic time!
Becky was great! We are excited to work with her again. Thanks!
Becky and her husband are absolutely fantastic!! Becky was very responsive in scheduling and setting up a meet and greet. Very sweet, generous folks! I felt so comfortable leaving my dog with them, knowing he was in very safe, caring hands. Beth even sent a photo update of my dog while we were gone. Definitely a home away from home for Rocket!
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Becky is absolutely wonderful! Kuts had a great time over the weekend and she made me feel at ease about having to leave him behind. Will definitely use her again and recommend her to any one looking for a good sitter!
Our dog Dinah had a great stay with Becky. She was very relaxed when we picked her up and got along great with Becky's dog Walter. We already have future visits planned.
Ryder had a wonderful time and the photos and updates were much appreciated!
Becky was awesome! We will definitely use her services again soon!
Always the best hosts! Highly recommended.
A huge, HUGE thanks to Becky, Joe, and their dog Walter for welcoming Pete into their home and taking such good care of him for so long and on short notice! When I went to pick him up, he was fast asleep and just as comfortable as good be. They are great, caring hosts and were wonderful surrogate pet parents while I was gone! HIGHLY recommended and we will most certainly see you again! Thank you!!
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Becky was a great host for Basil. She was very flexible with our meet-and-greet time as well as our pick up and drop off time. Their dog was a sweetie and seemed like a good match for Basil. She was quick to respond to my texts and emails. Couldn't ask for anything better!
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Becky did a wonderful job with my dogs, Pippa and Petey. I've already recommend Becky to one of my friends.I received photos everyday and messages letting me know both dogs were doing well. I felt comfortable and secure knowing my guys were in good hands.Becky's dog, Walter, was a perfect gentleman too!
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Becky was great with my dog Tequila she sent me pictures of my dog every day and my dog seemed to be very happy! I will highly recommend her to pet sit your dog. Thank you for everything Becky!
They were an amazing host and Miri was very happy. I got regular updates about Miri which was really nice because it put me at ease. I could not recommend Becky and her husband more for your dog to stay with and be comfortable with while you are away!
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Becky is great. Cooper always snubs use when we take him home because he misses his home away from home!
They were great. Absolutely recommend for your pets. They took such great care of Blossom and we're really attentive. Great pictures and communications.
We could tell our dog Alvin was very comfortable and not stressed during his stay with Becky and Joe. He looked relaxed in the photos they sent and was happy and content when we picked him up. Alvin got along great with their dog as well. We would definitely like to have Alvin stay with these hosts again in the future.
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Becky did a great job taking care of Charlie. I was impressed with how quickly she replied to my request and look forward to to using her services again in the future.
5 Star - My dogs seemed to enjoy their stay. It was a quiet stay as my dogs were the only visitors with the exception of Walter (the owners dog). Weather was great for the dogs to go out in the back fenced yard. Received a nice e-mail of the dogs in the yard.
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I couldn't be happier with the care that Becky, Joe and their dog Walter provided for our Pippa! They were very accommodating with all that we asked of them. They even let Pippa sleep on their bed since she does the same at home. Becky also sent some photo updates during the week we were gone to keep us up to date with Pippa's time with them. I will use them for sure the next time we need their help.
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Over the past three weekends we have left Finn with Becky and family twice. Finn is a timid dog who is nervous around strangers but the second time we took him, he trotted right in happy to be back. They definitely made him feel right at home. We have a third wedding to attend next month and I know that Finn will be happy to go stay with them for another weekend.
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Becky was great. I was concerned about leaving my dog with a stranger. It was very clear that Becky became family overnight. This was truly a great experience.
Becky was great! She sent pictures and updates while I was on vacation, and let me check in with her whenever I wanted! She was quick to respond to me. We got to set up a meet and greet prior to boarding and she asked any and all important questions you could ask when taking care of somebody else's pet. I would not hesitate to leave my dog with Becky again! She took care of my dog like he was one of her own!
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What a great place to bring my dog! I know that Mr. T got a lot of love and attention while he stayed here. I look forward to bringing my little guy there again!
Becky and Joe are our new go-to sitters. Leia loves coming here (she runs right into their home and doesn't even say goodbye to us!) and Walter is a total cutie too. I don't have to worry about her when we were out of town, and I love that she gets outdoor time and cuddles and canine companionship. I love the photo updates too. Highly recommend.
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Becky took outstanding care of my little guy and sent me photos showing me how he was doing at least every other day. I was very surprised and my family was ecstatic with the personal touch. Came home and Dinko was happy to see me but sad to leave his new friends, Becky and family. Thanks so much for an experience that couldn't be topped!!! Treated my little guy like her own!! Far exceeded my expectations thanks to Becky!
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Thank you Becky for making Nyla's stay so enjoyable. We felt so comfortable leaving Nyla with you and we came back to a very happy Dog. You helped us enjoy our weekend away and gave us updates and pictures of Nyla's progress. We will definately be using you again.
Thanks,
Sharilee
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Wonderful experience! Our puppy Riley had a great time and we loved receiving updates knowing he was having a good time put our minds at ease when we were on vacation!
Becky took great care of my pup. He seemed very happy with his stay and enjoyed his time with Walter. We will definitely be using Becky again!
Becky was very accommodating when we had to find a place for our dog, Izzy, at the last minute. We felt very comfortable leaving our girl with her and best of all, Izzy was as happy as could be when we picked her up! You could tell she had a great time! Thanks again, Becky.
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