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Ginger H.

41 Reviews
19 Repeat Guests
$27/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents, Caged birds, Reptiles

Ginger's Resident Pets

Leo(Lives Here)
Male
0 yr 11 mo old
Lucy(Lives Here)
Female
0 yr 11 mo old
Petey (Lives Here)
Male
0 yr 11 mo old

Ginger's House

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Large Yard
100% fenced & locked
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets

About Ginger

35 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I currently offer doggy daycare (in addition to overnight boarding)! I’d be happy to keep your pup entertained while you’re away for the day. Daycare hours are 8:00 am- 7:00 pm for $20.00.

I don’t currently accept cats. However, I can come to your home to take care of your cat/cats and dog/dogs.

I have lived in Vero Beach, Florida since 1990; my children went to the schools here and are now both away at college. I have quite a bit of extra time and would love to fill it being around dogs - doing what I love the most! This is my only job and I could not be happier!!

I have a home on a 1/2 acre, and the whole back yard is fenced in. I live on a dead-end street, and all of my neighbors have dogs too. We all help each other out whenever we need someone to watch our dogs. We are a little family of responsible and loving pet owners. They can't wait to meet the new dogs that come over for daycare or boarding.

I worked part-time at a Boarding and Daycare Facility in Indian River County (for 2013 and 2014). It has given me the opportunity to start a small business of my own. I have been pet sitting for ten years in my home. I have three dogs of my own, and I also worked as a Hill's Science Diet Representative at Petsmart and Petco, located here in Vero Beach. I can provide you with the phone numbers of both of the stores. I also have many clients that could provide you with professional references.

I do take puppies, but, it is on a limited basis depending on the age and the breed. My puppy rate is $32-40/night. I do require a 1/2 day of doggie daycare before, so I can determine if it will work out with the puppy. A half day is $10.00. I
don't always need to do this, it is just better to not be surprised, especially, when the pet parents are now gone for a week. It is to protect both you and I.
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
CPR / First-Aid certified
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Advanced senior issues

Ginger H.

41 Reviews
19 Repeat Guests
$27/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated November 28, 2016

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Background Checked
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Course 101 Graduate
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Ginger's Home
$27 /night
  • Watches up to 5 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 1 walk/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$45 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Daycare At Ginger's Home
$20 /day
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/day
Home Visits
$18 /visit
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$8 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
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41 Reviews
Our little dog Brandy loves Ginger and so do we! Her dog friendly home is the perfect place for us to leave Brandy when we need to get away or just be gone for a day. Brandy always seems quite happy when we return and she's had some other doggies to play with for a few days.
Ginger is most accommodating with any kind of feeding requirements as well. I couldn't be happier that I connected with Ginger. She is truly a dog lover and has great energy.
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We left Sam with Ginger recently while we were on an extended oversea vacation. Ginger took great care of Sam, a gentle giant Labrador Retriever. She kept us informed on how he was doing with texts and photos. We are grateful to find Ginger and a "second home" for Sam.
Thank you, Ginger, for taking very good care of Sam.We will definitely leave Sam with you whenever we need to travel in the future.
David & Tammy
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I returned to find my pup happy and energetic! Ginger put me at ease at the very beginning, by letting my pup get well acquainted with her yard on his own. Ginger has pups of her own, and they quickly became great friends with mine. My family had a quick, unplanned emergency to attend to, and Ginger accepted my reservation request right away! That was very helpful. I would recommend Ginger to watch your dog whenever you need! She is very attentive and loving not only towards the pups, but towards their owners as well!
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We keep bringing our dog back to stay with Ginger--what better recommendation could there be from us and our pet?
Ginger is truly a dog lover. Having 4 cute puggles of her own to play with your pet, she is "all in" with her dog sitting business. Big spacious backyard gives the doggies plenty of space to roam outdoors. And there is shade outside too. Our little Brandy (ShihTzu /Pekingese mix) took right to Ginger with no fear whatsoever--and she is a shy girl our Brandy. I would definitely use Ginger again as she is close to our home and because Brandy seemed so comfortable with her stay. Thanks Ginger! 5 stars for you!
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We felt very happy leaving our dog with Ginger. She was very personable and caring. Our dog has a hard time warming up to new people but he felt very happy and secure at Ginger's house. We will definitely use Ginger's services again when we are in the area.
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We needed a doggy sitter last minute and Ginger accommodated our request without a problem! As soon as we met I knew Harley was in good hands, you can tell she loves dogs very much. I know Harley had a good time playing and running around with the other dogs there. We're sure we found our new dog sitter!
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Tucker had a great stay, as usual, and is looking forward to his next visit.
Salty, our 70lb lab mix had a wonderful time staying with Ginger over Christmas vacation. Ginger is a very kind, loving persosn and kept me informed as to how Salty was doing. She is also very accomodating with drop off and pick up times. She truly loves the dogs and they love her. Salty is looking forward to his next visit
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Thanks Ginger for taking such good care of our beagle Toby, who has had separation anxiety and some socialization problems in the past, and our chi x Duffy. She kept us informed by messages and pictures that both dogs were doing great. Ginger, a true dog lover, treats all dogs like her own with love, lots of hugs and personal attention. Our dogs are home and have been sleeping non stop, probably dreaming of sunning and playing in her back yard. Will definitely use Ginger again!
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Tucker had a great time and we are looking forward to his next stay over Christmas.
Ginger was absolutely wonderful. She took great care of our Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Boss, while we were in Europe for 2 weeks. She loved him as he was her own. We would definitely leave Boss with her again without any hesitation! Thank you so much Ginger, it was so good to know Boss was in good hands while we were gone.
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Thank you, Ginger, for taking such good care of Mac while we were in Vero with family and friends for a few days for our daughter's beach wedding. This was our first 'vacation' without him and he was in good hands! Thank you again...Pat and Roger
Ginger was awesome!! Fantastic!! Very professional, prompt communication prior to and during our dogs stay. The pictures and updates were a nice touch. We made arrangements with very short notice and Ginger went above and beyond to accommodate our needs! Lily and Willy had an awesome time! Thanks again Ginger!!
Scott and Marilyn
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Ginger is a very friendly and definitely a dog lover! From the moment we had our "meet and greet" I felt very comfortable leaving Billy and knew he would be well cared for.
Ginger is an excellent host. This is the second time I have used her. This was for a 12 day stay. I plan to use her in the future when the need arises. Bill L.
Ginger is a wonderful and trustworthy host, who really loves dogs and treats them well. It was the first time our dog Gracie was not in a hurry to leave a dog sitter, therefore we will be back!
OK, your precious friend is a bit sensitive and you don't like the idea of a kennel and its steal cages and never-ending barking!

GINGER'S, 'club-treasure coast' is the very answer to you dilemma.

No more than five-dog's. All stay in a private home with virtually 24-Hour attention (hugs, pats, fellow-canine play and bathroom breaks aplenty!

Ginger, is a dog-lover.

Did I forget to mention air-conditioning? Dining in the kitchen, just like home? Sleeping and resting on their own bedding?

YOU BET!

For a bit extra have your dog washed and brushed before p/u.
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This was the first time we left our two labradoodles with anyone and Ginger was terrific. She made us feel very comfortable and we spent lots of time with her before we left. The environment is wonderful for dogs and our boys came home happy and tired. We now feel great about having someone we trust with our kids.
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Tucker had a great time, looking forward to using this host again!
Oreo developed an issue just before we dropped him off with Ginger - he was not drinking much water. Ginger stayed in constant communication with us and ensured that Oreo stayed hydrated while we were gone, down to squirting water into his mouth and feeding him watermelon. She was even willing to take him in to see her vet, should that become necessary.

Fortunately, when we returned the problem was resolved, but we really appreciated Ginger's loving, knowledgeable care. Oreo was truly cared for by Ginger exactly as if he were her own dog. We will definitely ask her to take care of Oreo again!!
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We were gone for about a week and really missed our Tucker, but he was in good hands with Ginger. When we picked him he looked and acted great--moist nose, clear eyes, good appetite, usual terrier vigor. I wish we could find someone as good as Ginger to take care of him when we are living up north for the summer.
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Ginger is vey welcoming and we were happy with the experience of leaving our 12 year old husky with her.
We can't thank Ginger enough for watching our babies. She gave them so much love and attention and sent us daily updates and photos. It was such a nice feeling to know that they were being so well cared for while we were away. She even got kisses from my pups before we took them back home!
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Ginger is fantastic. It's clear she genuinely loves dogs, and she took wonderful care of our two westies, Millie & Maisie--she even gave them a bath before we picked them up! And her e-mail updates (with photos) are such fun to receive when we're apart for our two girls.
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Ginger was a great host for our dog Timmy. She was kind to him from the beginning and genuinely wanted to make him happy. The facility with a fenced yard is good and there were enough dogs there that Timmy was going to be busy and happy.
Ginger was a fantastic dog sitter and Tazzy fit easily in with her dogs who were very welcoming and played with him in her large, fenced in back yard. It is obvious she loves all the dogs and takes extra care and attention to be sure they have a happy and healthy stay. I would happily have Tazzy stay with her again and only wish I had found her earlier. Also, took some great pictures of Tazzy!
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Ginger is the nicest person I've met in a long time.
I felt completely comfortable leaving my 4 month old lab puppy there overnight. I know it had to be a lot harder to watcher then she let on. She is very caring and attentive to the animals in her home. I would recommend her to everyone.
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Our terrier Tucker just got back from a stay with Ginger H and her doggie family and guests. Ginger is a caring and attentive hostess; her own dogs and the other canine guests quickly made Tucker part of their pack; and the accommodations (crate or pad or couch or chair or whatever) provided a comfortable environment. At home Tucker is an indoor dog except for longs walk on a leash, but during our initial meet-and-greet he clearly showed that he enjoyed spending time outdoors in Ginger's large fenced yard. We have already booked another stay for Tucker.
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Ginger is the warmest, most dog-loving person you could ever hope to board your pet with. Her house is lovely, and you can just see in the demeanor of the dogs that live there full time that that are well loved and cared for. Ginger is a pro with behavioral techniques, and was able to get our Domino's full attention with commands. Our beloved pup came home to us happy and healthy, and we can't wait to use Ginger again!
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Wally and Chloe loved staying with Ginger and her doggies!
Ginger was awesome! She has an obvious love for animals. I felt very comfortable leaving my dogs with Ginger. They were well fed, clean and they really liked her. She has a nice set up pet-sitting. We would request her again!
Ginger was so kind and sweet! She checked in with us throughout the weekend and sent pictures. Gladiola was having a blast in her big back yard when we picked her up this morning. I HIGHLY recommend letting your pup stay with her. It is obvious that she cares about animals and also making sure that we were comfortable leaving her. THANKS GINGER!!!
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Lily had a great time - Tx!
Thank you, Ginger, for taking cate of my pup while I was having fun with friends in Florida! Very warm and responsive host, large back yard, I think my dog was in really good hands and he seemed to have enjoyed himself.Will definitely come back if I'm in the area.
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Just reading Ginger's profile & emailing her convinced us that she was a loving & responsible dog care giver. We dropped Tasha off on our way to our family gathering in the Keys and felt confident she would take Tasha under her wing. Her photos via email and regular updates via text helped assure us she was safe and happy. Ginger is a happy loving person and we will use her again when the need arises!
Phil & Lynne Novak
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Ginger was a great hostess. I plan to use her again on my next trip. Bill
I would recommend Ginger to anyone with a pup that needs sitting. She is a true pet lover and her yard is a wonderland for dogs to run and play in. My husband and I were staying in the same town and wanted to pick up our dog a few times to visit with him and Ginger was extremely accomodating toward our schedule. I would surely use her again!
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A person can easily tell Ginger is an excellent "dog" person - she has a way with the them and her personality is so up-beat! Lily can hardly wait to come over for another stay - she had a great time. Thanks so much!
Ginger is an animal lover that is for sure. We did a meet and greet first and then allowed our beloved beagle Abby stay for over a week. We received updates with pics often and our Abby enjoyed the large fenced yard. Thank you, Ginger, we will see you soon.
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Ginger made me feel at ease leaving my Cookie and she did a great job taking care of her! She is such a momma's baby and Ginger made her feel safe! Which is very important to me. I will be taking Cookie to Ginger again and I will not worry about her.we are very pleased with our experience and the care she gave our Cookie
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