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Pam J.

23 Reviews
7 Repeat Guests
$45/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 1.6 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents, Caged birds, Reptiles

Pam's Resident Pets

"TINA"
Labrador Retriever
Female
13 yr 9 mo old
"Happy"
Akita
Female
11 yr 9 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Cats

Pam's House

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Children at home (13-18 years old)
Medium Yard
100% fenced
Air-conditioned inside
Smoke-free home
Dog door access

About Pam

34 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I invite your dog to be a guest in our home. We live in a quiet neighborhood. We have a large, fenced in 75' x100', back yard that your dog will have access to 24/7 through a dog door. The back yard is double gated for extra security. Your dog will have free run in the house or back yard. Our dog, Tina, get's along famously with all dogs and so does our cat Happy. I have two active children that will give your dog lots of love. We often take hikes at Indian Valley Open Space.

December, 2016 Update: I currently have no dogs at my house because my beloved dog Tina recently got her "wings". She was an amazing dog that helped me host many doggie guests. She was always gracious and accepting of all dogs that passed through our house. I will miss her but am heartened knowing she'll be waiting for me when it's my time to get wings. I look forward to continue hosting guest doggies in my home.

We are an active household that practices a tried and true routine that dogs feel comfortable with. Feeding occurs at the same time morning and night. The dogs always get lots of love first thing in the morning. Hikes usually in the morning or sometimes in the afternoon. Younger dogs may rough house in the backyard while older dogs tend to snooze either in the house on their bed or somewhere in the garden. With the doggie door it's their choice.

If you prefer, I can come care for your dog (or other animal) at your home anywhere in Novato.

I grew up in upstate NY with 20 horses. My family owns Juckas Stables a horseback riding stable in New York established in 1965. We always had a family dog and cat in our home in addition to the animals at the farm. I have first hand experience with rabbits, ducks, chickens, sheep, a donkey, a pig, and of course...lots of horses.

I moved to Marin County in 1993. I worked at the Marin Humane Society for a total of 8 years. 5 years as an Animal Control officer, 1 year in bookkeeping and 2 years managing the spay/neuter clinic.

I understand dogs well and will make sure your dog is comfortable during his/her stay. I can help care for other animals as well. Contact me anytime.
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Can administer oral medicine
Post-surgical pets

Pam J.

23 Reviews
7 Repeat Guests
$45/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 1.6 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated April 21, 2017

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Pam's Home
$45 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for more than 4 hours/day
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 1 walk/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$50 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for more than 4 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Daycare At Pam's Home
$35 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Check-ins
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$20 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
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23 Reviews
Pam did a wonderful job taking care of my two pups for five days. I was worried they would be stressed since they are not used to being away from home. Pam sent me lots of pictures of them on walks and playing at her home. She was very caring and calm with them and they had a super time on their dog vacay. Anyone who thinks of their dogs as members of the family will be happy with Pam.
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Pam understands how dogs think and can read their behavior. She knows how to introduce them, keep them happy, make sure they have what they need. She did a great job, and I would recommend her to others.
I needed my dog to be watched for about for about 4 hours. Pam was great. The house was dog friendly and I felt good leaving my do there
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