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Vanessa Z.

30 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Responds within 6.5 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK

Vanessa's Resident Pets

1 yr 2 mo old
Boston Terrier
0 yr 10 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Caged birds or Reptiles

Vanessa's Apartment

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About Vanessa

Our goal is to build lasting relationships with our clients by providing an excellent and safe boarding. Your satisfaction is our best reward!

Will send DAILY updates!!
*Videos & pictures*
We don't want you or your baby to go through any withdrawls (:

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Put your mind at ease knowing your dog is well taken care of and loved like they were our own.

-24/7 supervision(We work opposite schedules so your fury friend will never be home alone)
-Emergency transportation (Current registration, insurance and a valid NV I.D.)
-DAILY walks to the large UNLV campus where your dog can have plenty of exercise and play freely(3-5 times a day)
-Your dogs stay might also include a trip to the Warm Springs dog park where they separate small and large dogs so they can comfortably play off the leash.
-Follow through of any feeding schedules, bathing, exercise, and care for elderly or disabled dogs. This will allow your dog to feel more comfortable sticking to their normal routine.
-Your dog will always be free to roam around our home.
-We never give our dogs faucet water, it is always purified.
-Nutritional greenie treats!
-Dog bowls are always sanitized and refilled during each feeding.
-Short notice bookings are accepted but can not always be accommodated
-Flexible with drop off's and pick up's, we understand things can happen and you may not always arrive on time
-We can offer bathing for an additional $5 (Various Pet Heads brands, Organic oatmeal shapmoo, as well as a dry Pet Head Shampoo)

The more information you provide about your friend will allow for an amazing doggy vacation with us. We give all our dogs plenty of love and attention.

I have many references available upon your request!

Vanessa: 5+ years in pet care experience. Volunteer Work at the Sierra Safari Zoo located near Reno, NV. Caring for animals such as sloths, bunnies, Capuchin monkeys, various lizards, wild cats, and etc. My studies focus on Veterinary Science and I dream of owning my own boarding facility one day.

Spencer(My husband and co-dogboarder): Managed various pet stores located in Las Vegas, Reno, Carson City, and in AL. 5+ years in pet care experience along with exotic animals as well. (Exotic birds, lizards, various salt water and fresh water fish, etc..) My husband is currently working towards his Vet Tech degree.


Luna - DOB (04/12/2014)
Very attached to my husband. She's friendly and loves to be held. Does whine occasionally when left alone.

Khloe - DOB (07/25/2014)
She is full of energy. Loves to play. Extremely friendly and sweet. Needs to be monitored when drinking water due to her sensitive stomach.

We are currently residing in a two bedroom apartment across from the large UNLV campus. We have several large grass areas located all around the apartments.

What should you bring? 
1. A copy of the current vaccination records.
2. Dog food & treats (1 bowl). 
3. Travel crate and bed (if needed)
4. Medication. (If needed)
5. Favorite Toys

All breeds welcome up to 25 lbs. Will make exceptions for larger size if we do not have small dogs during the intended stay. Additional fees will apply.

Please be aware there are times when other dogs will be here during your dogs intended stay. If your dog has behavioral or social problems with other dogs please let me know ahead of time so I can properly accommodate you.

Note: I have boarding through DogVacay for almost 4 years now. I have always received 5-star reviews on here and on our personal Facebook page as well. I do sincerely apologize to anyone who looks through our profile. We had our first uneasy boarding experience and unfortunately received a not so good review because of it. I hope anyone who's interested in booking with us will take into consideration that I've received 21 great reviews and there's always two sides to every story. My heart breaks that we couldn't accommodate a family's needs and their pups needs as well. I sincerely apologized and wish they would have reached out to us ahead of time.
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Vanessa Z.

30 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Responds within 6.5 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:


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  • Last updated April 11, 2017


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Vanessa's Home
$28 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$36 /night
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Daycare At Vanessa's Home
$25 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$10 /half-hour
$15 /hour
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
$5 /bath
$15 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
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30 Reviews
Zoe really enjoyed her stay with Vanessa. We would definitely go back next time we are in Vegas
Here's the thing... Don't agree to take in a 3 month old puppy if you just moved into an apartment that doesn't really allow dogs. I made sure to include every detail I could think of about my puppy and requested the reservation weeks in advance to make sure everything was squared away before my trip. The experience started out great, and Vanessa and her husband seemed fit for the job, until they seriously asked me to pick my dog up... for barking. Being in another state, I had to ask around to find a friend that was able to pick her up and watch her for the last night. I was disappointed more than anything because it looked like the couple was experienced and had great reviews, so although I have nothing against them, I felt as though I needed to leave this review for other dog owners who are looking for a place for their pup.
Everything was wonderful!!
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