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Andrew & Maritza F.

24 Reviews
9 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Akita, Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier, Cane Corso, Perro de Presa Canario

Andrew & Maritza's Resident Pets

Labrador Retriever
8 yr 9 mo old
German Shepherd Dog
9 yr 9 mo old

Andrew & Maritza's House

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Children at home (Under 5 years old)
Large Yard
Smoke-free home
Air-conditioned inside

About Andrew & Maritza

20 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
My wife and I ( Andrew & Maritza ), board dogs of all kinds and sizes in a beautiful private home in a wooded private six acre lot in Flat Rock, NC across from Camp Ton-Ah-Whonda.
With Maritza's experience as a former veterinarian assistant and together being dog lovers and owners for most of our lives, we know how much attention, exercise, and love a caring dog needs. Being owners of a special needs dog ourselves, has improved our necessary quality of care. We offer 24 hours 7 days a week of personal tender loving care in our private home which involves activities, one-on-one attention with unlimited belly rubs!!
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Andrew & Maritza F.

24 Reviews
9 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 20, 2017


Background Checked
This sitter has passed a background check, which searches a variety of criminal databases.
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.
Course 102 Graduate
By completing courses at DogVacay University, hosts learn about best practices to help them provide the highest quality care for your dog.
Pack Promoter
Pack Promoters are active members of the community who promote DogVacay and hosting best practices.
Phone Interviewed
Serious hosts take the time to talk to us over the phone, get their questions asked and introduce themselves personally.
Pay through DogVacay for:
Premium Pet Insurance, 24/7 Customer Support and Daily Photo Updates!

Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Andrew & Maritza's Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Andrew & Maritza's Home
$30 /day
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/day
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
24 Reviews
Andy and Maritza watched our dog for the day. They were very prompt in responding to my emails, and were very flexible about drop-off and pick up times. They are so friendly and it is obvious they love dogs. Andy came out to greet us and asked if we wanted to come inside. Their home is so clean! We met Maritza and one of their dogs. Their dog is very friendly and gentle. Also thoughtful - they texted us a picture of our dog along with a text a couple hours after we left. We will definitely use them again!
This was Riley's second stay with Andrew and Maritza and it went perfectly. Riley feels right at home with this sweet family. They are easy to work with, from reservation and drop off, to pick up and goodbyes.
Andrew and Martiza were wonderful with my golden retriever and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a pet sitter. Great communication, and sent pictures of her stay. I would definitely have her dogvacay with them again!
Their location is so beautiful, although not exactly in the city, it made me excited for Maya to stay there overnight. Our little dog loves to hang out with big dogs so she fit right in next to the others there. That night they got her all settled in a nice little spot, just for her, and sent us an update with a picture. Very friendly couple with a young son. I'd recommend this home and family to all dog owners with pets that get along well with kids and big dogs.
Honestly, we were a bit concerned when we drove up their driveway and then seeing that they had two relatively large dogs. However, it was quickly obvious that their dogs were exceptionally well behaved and that Andrew & Maritza truly love dogs. Our dog was at ease in the environment because he could sense the loving gentleness of Andrew & Maritza as well as the fact that their dogs were not the least bit aggressive. Andrew sent us a text mid-morning to assure us that our dog was doing fine. We so greatly appreciated this unsolicited text and it really put us at ease.
Ringo had a wonderful time! He enjoyed long walks in the woods with new friends. Andrew was very welcoming and comforting and made sure Ringo had everything he needed. We got lots of picture updates letting us know he was having a good time!
Our Golden Retriever, Pearle, spent the Labor Day weekend with Andy, Maritza and Ayden.
It was obvious from the start that they enjoy dogs, as they have two of their own sweet ones in their family.
Andy and Maritza were communicative, enthusiastic and gracious hosts to our Pearle Girl.
We received several photos and messages while on our trip. It was reassuring to see our girl being laid back and part of the fun.
Pearle has asked when she can return to Andy and Maritza's and we told her next time we go away!!
Thank you, A., M., and Ayden!!
Kathi, Mark and Pearle Haynes
We were returned very happy dog. :-)
Andrew and Maritza were very flexible and took my pup last minute. They took great care of her and I am very grateful. Recommended.
Andrew and Marizta are fantastic! Highly recommended
Andrew and Maritza are great and Rooney had a great stay. The only issue is they have a long steep uneven driveway up the mountain which might be difficult for some autos however Andrew brought Rooney down the drive when we picked her up. They are a very nice couple and were great about sending us updated photo emails.
Annabelle seemed very comfortable at A & M's home. They were willing to give her the extra meds she's currently taking. They were always pleasant and flexible on drop off and pick up times.
We were very pleased with our experience and would use them again. We forgot our water bowl at their house. When we went back the next day to retrieve it, our dog jumped out of the car and wanted to play. So, I guess that is an endorsement from him as well! We enjoyed getting pictures of our dog during his stay. Would definitely recommend Andrew & Maritza.
Andrew and Martiza took wonderful care of Wyatt and Magoo for almost 2 weeks. This was our first experience with DogVacay and we were really impressed with the whole process. We look forward to utilizing Andrew and Martiza in the future!
I really can not say enough good things about Andrew and Maritza. While I did not meet Maritza personally, they both took fantastic care of my dog. Wonderful hikes, lots of great pictures... they are just downright kind individuals. You can tell really care. I highly recommend them, your pup will be in fantastic hands.
Thanks Andrew & Maritza Each day went perfectly - was able to drop Ian off and get to the conference / meeting I was attending in Asheville and pick him back up each evening I recommend Andrew and Maritza
Cannot say enough great things about the experience that we had leaving our two dogs with Andrew and Maritza. They were loved and cared for beyond our expectations. We were a little nervous leaving Sara and Riley because they had had some very bad kennel experiences. There was no need for worry because our dogs did not want to leave when we went to pick them up. This a great home and wonderful people. We definitely will be contacting them again when we need dog sitters. Thank you Andrew and Maritza...you guys are awesome!
Harvey had an absolute blast with Andrew and Maritza. They live in the mountains, and have tons of land for dogs to explore and play (supervised, of course).

Their two dogs are sweethearts. From the pictures they shared, I can tell how much fun Harvey had with the whole family. He came home tired, happy, and clean!

Thanks, Andrew and Maritza.
As always - Patches had a great time at your place and was well cared for. Thanks!
Andrew was very attentive and friendly; we didn't meet Maritza. He introduced us to his own well-behaved dogs and the one other guest dog he would be hosting. His living room and kitchen were spotlessly clean. We received a photo by text every other day, and enjoyed a video of our dog playing.
Nice family the girls seemed to enjoy the stay, I was a little concerned with the large resident dogs, but they are under control and Lilly and Lola did fine.
This was our first experience leaving our puppy (Patches) with folks we did not personally know. It was a great experience. Patches had a wonderful time, got lots of exercise and attention. Really appreciated getting daily photo/text from Andrew & Maritza. In all aspects a terrific experience for us and our dog.
Andrew and Maritza took such good care of our boy! It seemed as though he was taken outside on walks, had a ton of playtime, and he got to hang out with other dogs! We loved the daily pictures and updates. We will keep you two in mind next time we have to leave town! Thank you so much!
-Isaiah, Josiah, and Franklin
Wilson had a great stay with Maritza and Andrew. They sent texts and photos almost daily and their two dogs are sweet. The property is a wooded, mountainous acreage and I'm sure my city dog was in heaven with all the smells of wildlife! Thanks, Andrew and Maritza!
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