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Allison K.

27 Reviews
14 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

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

Allison's House

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Children at home (13-18 years old)
Medium Yard
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Allison

7 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
NEW: Check out my Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/allison_dogvacay/

About Me:
I am a dependable George Mason University college student who loves taking care of animals! I live in a single-family home in a very pet-friendly neighborhood with a backyard that backs to a nice, paved, walking trail that leads to Cub Run Park. I am home most of the day due to my schedule, and I live with two other adults who also love pets, so your dog will never be alone for long! There are currently no other dogs or cats in the house.
My house is conveniently located right off of 66, and is very close to Dulles Airport which makes it easy to drop of your dog on your way out of town!

A Few Other Things:
I only like to watch one dog at a time (multiple from the same owner are fine). If my calendar is blocked in yellow that means that I am already watching another dog, and therefore will not be available.

I do offer a discount for multiple dogs from the same owner- feel free to ask!

I do not typically take young puppies (less than 1 year).

I can NOT watch cats in my home because I have family members who are allergic.
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Allison K.

27 Reviews
14 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 3, 2017


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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.
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Premium Pet Insurance, 24/7 Customer Support and Daily Photo Updates!

Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Allison's Home
$32 /night
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
27 Reviews
Allison took great care of my lab, Jake. He was well-loved and very tired when he came home!! Thanks Allison :)
Allison took great care of our puppy girl, Kylie, and we wouldn't hesitate to use her again!
As usual Allison made our vacation away from our dog stress free. Allison is very accommodating with both drop off and pick up and our dog always comes home happy. Allison is a great find and would highly recommend.
My dog had a great stay with Allison. She was able to be relaxed as the only dog in the home, and was happy and healthy upon our return. Communication was easy and Allison always responded promptly. I felt very comfortable leaving her in Allison's hands and would happily do it again.
Georgie had a wonderful time with Allison! When I picked her up, she was all smiles and I could see that she really liked being with Allison. Fantastic!
Allison and her family made our dog feel right at home. After our plane was delayed 5 hours she was so sweet and laid back about him staying an extra night, wouldn't even charge for a full day after I asked her to. Our dog was glad to see me but didn't rush out in a panic as he has after staying in a kennel. We will definitely use Allison again!
We went out of the country for 9 days and our pups stayed with Allison and her family - and they had a wonderful time! We did not have cell service and we had spotty internet, but Allison was really responsive when we could connect and sent us pics and updates. We'd very happily let our pups stay there again in a heartbeat!
This was the first I became aware of and used Dogvacay, and Allison made the experience easy, wonderful, and stress free. As I dropped off my most loved choc lab, Mac, for a 5 day stay I was apprehensive, but that was soon dispelled with regular texts & pics telling me how much my lab was enjoying his stay and what great care & attention he was getting! Allison was also extremely flexible with my drop off & pick up, and so Mac and I both thoroughly enjoyed our vacations!!!! Mac will definitely be back to stay with Allison in the future
Allison did a great job of taking care of our two dogs. Shortly after we dropped off the dogs, she sent us pictures of them lounging on their beds in front of their fireplace with a note letting us know how quickly they settled in.
Allison was great. Booking, drop off, pick up, communication were all a breeze. Would highly recommend Allison and will be using her again.
Allison was great - very flexible with timing and lives in a beautiful, big house with access to a walking trail right out back. Duncan had a great stay with her. I would recommend Allison!
Allison was wonderful! She always answered my messages promptly. Zoe stayed with her for a weekend. She came home very happy. We will be using Allison again. Thanks Allison!
Allison was very flexible in accomodating our needs and a dynamic schedule. She provided quick and timely updates and was very responsive to e-mails and texts.

We were gone about 4 days and she took very good care of Flaco. We received updates and a photo of Flaxo relaxing on the couch. Her rates were reasonable and she delivered on her promise. The house was squared away, clean and large enough for Flaco to roam.

We would totally recommend Allison in the future.
Allison and her family provided a wonderful home away from home for Fiona. Throughout the whole process - the initial meet and greet, making the reservation, drop off, and pick up - Allison communicated promptly and was accommodating to our requests. It was the first time we left Fiona with someone other than family, and she/we were happy and comfortable.
Allison and her family took great car of our dog Scout while we were away for 10 days this summer. Allison sent pictures and updates so that we were assured that everything was good with Scout. She brushed him and took him for lots of walks. Scout had a great time.
I am so thankful we found Allison! Daisy, our almost 8 year old yellow lab, is always so happy when I drop her off and pick her up from staying with her. Allison is prompt in her communications and very accommodating. I feel 100% comfortable leaving Daisy with her. In fact, I think Daisy thinks it's like camp! A fun break from her everyday life of being crawled on and chased by 2 crazy little kids!
Allison was great to work with. She took excellent care of our dog. She emailed us updates and photos while we were away.
Allison took care of Tigger really well. Tigger was very happy when we went to pick up Tigger.
Great job as always. I feel very comfortable leaving Max with Allison every time.
Allison was great and our dog seemed to have a nice time with her.
Allison was friendly and easy to work with. Kumee felt right at home with Allison. Thank you for hosting Kumee.
This was our first experience with DogVacay. Allison made the process very easy, answered emails/texts promptly, and treated my dog like a part of her family. I would definitely use her again in the future.
First time using this site. Allison made it very easy :-)
I have never left my dog with anyone but family before this trip. Allison was so friendly and Bree seemed comfortable in her home. I just picked her up and she was happy and seemed very peaceful about the whole thing. I would definitely have Bree go there again if needed.
Allison took great care of our dog for three weeks...thanks!
Allison took a good care of our little puppy. Tigger was happy when we went to pick him up.
Allison did a great job with my dog. He was there for almost 4 days and came back happy as ever. I will definitely let her take care of my little buddy again.
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