In Cow Hollow / Marina w/ big yard

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Kazukiyo and Yoko K.

55 Reviews
40 Repeat Guests
$55/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 8 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier, Pit Bull - Bull Terrier, Doberman Pinscher, Mastiff, Perro de Presa Canario, Rottweiler, Pit Bull - Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Pit Bull - American Pit Bull Terrier

Kazukiyo and Yoko's Resident Pets

Sora
Labrador Retriever
Female
5 yr 10 mo old

Kazukiyo and Yoko's Apartment

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Children at home (Under 5 years old)
Large Yard
100% fenced & locked
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Dog door access

About Kazukiyo and Yoko

25 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
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My wife and I live in a condo with a big backyard in Cow Hollow / Marina with our toddler boy and 5yrs female black labrador Sora. We both have many years of experience raising dogs (I've been with dogs since I was 10) and can’t think of living without a dog! My wife works from home everyday, so basically your pup will not be left unsupervised.

Our unit has two floors. The upper floor has a living room and a kitchen/dining area and the ground floor has a study/work room, a bedroom and our son’s room. Our study/work room and our son’s room are facing to the backyard and both have direct access to the backyard (pet door is installed as well), so your pup can go back and forth between the yard and the house according to her/his mood. Patio sunbathing is Sora’s favorite. Sora also likes hiking trails, chasing a ball at parks, swimming, jogging with us and hanging out on the couch. She welcomes your pup to join her in those activities!

We usually go to Presidio Trails, Crissy Field, Alta Plaza Park, Lafayette Park, Fort Mason, Marina green, Mountain Lake Park or Glen Canyon Park as a morning walk.

Since we are living with a toddler, we appreciate your pup can get along with kids. We don’t accept a dog who requires a pee pad and barks when we are out of sight.

If you would like your pup to stay with us, please update your information (vaccination, age, etc) and send us a message along with the answers to the following questions (Due to our HOA agreement, we can’t accept the breed / any mixed-breed of Doberman, Mastiff, Pit Bull, Press Canario and Rottweiler).

1) Does your pup get along with other dogs?
2) Does your pup bark continuously, e.g. when we are out of sight (even though no stranger showing up)?
3) Is your pup potty trained?
4) Does your pup mark urine inside the house?
5) Does your pup break things? My son has many toys (Lego, mini cars, trains, etc) in his room. Does your pup chew those toys?
6) Does your pup pull when he/she's on leash? If yes, can you provide a easy-walk harness or something makes her/his unable to pull?
7) Does your pup come back when called (when off-leash)?
8) Does your pup may feel very stressful by being stay with multiple dogs? Sometimes we have 4 dogs including Sora especially during a long weekend or holiday seasons.

We would like to provide all of the guest dogs with comfortable environment, so we appreciate your answering to those questions.

Hope to see you and your pup soon!
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Kazukiyo and Yoko K.

55 Reviews
40 Repeat Guests
$55/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 8 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated December 8, 2016

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Kazukiyo and Yoko's Home
$55 /night
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
Daycare At Kazukiyo and Yoko's Home
$35 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
55 Reviews
Kaz and Yoko have been a lifesaver. I think of them as second parents to my 8 yr old lab Kai. He is a velcro dog with me most of the time, but when he sees Yoko, he whines, wags his tail, and runs to her without a second look back at me.

They also take the best pictures! I look forward to the beautiful (action shot) pictures of Kai they send each time Kai stays over.

They take Kai and the other dogs on hikes to the Presidio each time he visits. Such a great host! I am so lucky to have found them.
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I was nervous to leave my girl, but Kaz and Yoko could not have been more welcoming to Lola. We scheduled a meet and greet and then a week later Lola spent a few days having the time of her life. I don't think she wanted to come home! Not only did they send me daily updates, but they picked up some medicine I forgot to pack in my haste to drop her off. I think Lola dreams of going back.
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I was a bit nervous leaving my dog with a new sitter for an entire week however we arranged a meeting to make sure our dogs got along. Kaz & Yoko have a beautiful yard and every day sent photos of my dog on hikes or playing with their dog & other dogs they watch. When I picked him up Ollie seemed happy & relaxed, would definitely recommend!
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Yoko was kind and very accommodating. I was running late to drop off my dog, Wolfman, and she rearranged her schedule to make sure she was available for us. She sent an update picture halfway through the day as well as an e-mail of pictures after his stay with her. It's not always easy to find good options for larger dogs in the city, but Yoko's home offers outdoor space and her two friendly dogs were welcoming to my playful pup. I will absolutely be booking here again and would highly recommend them! Thank you, Yoko!
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I just moved to SF and was anxious about finding doggie daycare/boarding. Sophie had her first visit on Sunday and it was the best! There were 5 other dogs and all of them were great. They took the dogs on a big off leash walk, letting them run and play. Their home is lovely with a big backyard. Best of all they are kind, responsible people who clearly love dogs. I've already booked two nights for next week! Heidi
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My Samoyed had a lovely time with Kazukiyo and Yoko, I was a bit nervous about leaving her with someone I hadn't met previously, but after dropping her off, I felt super relaxed about leaving my precious for 5 days.

They sent lots of photos each day, and were obviously doing an awesome job of keeping the dogs active and entertained. They even got her a lovely dog biscuit with her name on it from Le Marcel bakery!

Would totally leave Lumi with these lovely folks again.
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Yoko and Kaz took wonderful care of our pup while we were out of the country for two weeks. They were very responsive and asked thoughtful questions leading up to his stay, showing how sincerely they cared about his safety, personality, and needs. They also sent daily updates with photos during the trip, and they were outside every day -- often on hikes near their home in the Presidio. He came home tired and happy!

Our dog is anxious and sensitive to new sounds and other dogs, which sometimes results in him being a handful. Yoko and Kaz were so patient with him and with us, and worked through ideas to calm him via email while we were away. Their focus was always his comfort, rather than their own discomfort, which truly meant the world to us.

This was our first Dog Vacay experience and I feel like we hit the jackpot with Yoko and Kaz. If they are open to having our pup again, they will always be our first call when we have to be away. It was so nice knowing he was with a loving family, getting plenty of playtime outdoors, and in safe, capable hands should anything go wrong. Yoko and Kaz are the best!
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This was my first time using DogVacay and I was super nervous. Kaz and Yoko quickly put my worries at ease by being thorough in all the questions they asked prior to receiving my pup as well as providing me with daily updates and pictures (the photos were the best. I looked forward to getting them every day I was away on my trip. They did a good job of taking my dog out on many hikes and activities, truly giving her a dog vacay. I would definitely use them again and would definitely recommend them to others.
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Kaz and Yoko are amazing dog hosts! We had great communication with Kaz from beginning to end, and daily pictures of our pup was a major plus! Drop off was seamless, and pickup was a breeze. I highly recommend this amazing family for your dog's next vacation!
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Kaz and Yoko are great dog hosts! They take our pup on nice long walks with their pack and take lots of photos to send us! They also even got her a treat one day with her name on it from the dog bakery :)

We feel very good about leaving our pup with them and know she is well taken care of and has a fun time.
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Kay and Yoko sent amazing photos and were very proactive in communication. Their flexibility with pickup/dropoff made it a breeze. Most of all, my dog adored their dog and their trips to the park, beach, etc were made all the more fun because they had each other to play with. Would definitely book with them again!!
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My dog loves it here - doesn't even look behind to say 'goodbye.'
I always feel guilty leaving my dog with anyone.... This was the first time my guilt was completely abated. They gave her more long walks than I do, it truly was a vacation for her, and I am so grateful for their help.
Kaz and Yoko were wonderful! Luc had a fantastic time with them. Since we had been traveling for 11 days, they let him spend a lot of time outdoors playing and relaxing. If we find ourselves in the San Francisco area again, we'll be sure use them again.
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Maizie couldn't wait to get inside to play with Kazukiyo's and Yoko's other dogs. She didn't even look back before running off. We got pictures every day - she had a great time!
Best part of traveling away from our pup is getting the photo reel of 20+ pictures every night. Definitely one of the things we always look forward to. Based on our last trip, it looks like he has better time when we're away than when we are home. Hands down the best dog sitting experience. I hope Kaz and Yoko continue to be able to fit Milo into their busy schedules.
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The best dogvacay experience I've had so far! Kaz and Yoko are excellent sitters. They provided Dunbar with more than enough exercise, daily photo updates and we're very patient with him. I think he had a better vacation then we did! :) Highly Recommended.
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Kaz and Yoko were great...although our dog wasn't. Martha hadn't stayed at a strange house before, and didn't handle it super well (had a couple of accidents, etc.). Really sorry about that, but thanks, guys, for keeping us updated over the weekend with pictures, etc.
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Best dog sitters ever! I never worry about my boy when he is with Kaz and Yoko because he is like family to them
Kaz & Yoko took good care of my 1-year old golden retriever while we were away for the weekend. They sent pictures every day and even sent her home with a dog treat and card. My dog enjoyed playing with their lab on walks in the nearby Presidio. The hosts were very responsive to my request and kept in touch with me while I was out of town. Great job!
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Absolutely wonderful experience! Kaz and Yoko were the best hosts we've had so far on DogVacay. They sent us photos every day and it was clear that Huey was having a great time. They took him to parks and hikes every day and were great at sending us updates. Pick up and drop off was a breeze do to their flexibility. We hope to have Huey spend more time with their family in the future.

Thank you Kaz and Yoko for a wonderful experience!

Simone
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They are absolutely wonderful! Their family is so full of love and joy--I trust them more than anyone else with my dog ;).
Emerson seem to have had the best time while saying with Kaz and Yoko! We got daily pictures, and not just one or two - they were at least 10 every day! Emerson got to go to really long walks in the morning where he could sniff everything and play with other dogs. Then at home he was showered with play time, treats and fun.

Kaz and Yoko were also very responsive and very accommodating with the drop offs and pick ups.

All in all, great hosts!
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Our dog Jett enjoyed her stay with Kaz and Yoko! They sent us daily updates with plenty of photos. In all photos, she looked like she was having so much fun playing outside. Our dog takes awhile to warm up and is often shy around new people, but Kaz and Yoko treat the dogs like part of the family, and they took the time to make sure our dog was comfortable (plenty of time outdoors on walks and hikes and also comfortable beds to rest). We felt so comfortable leaving our dog with them, as they truly care about dogs and we are pretty sure our dog liked them too. They even sent her home with a personalized dog cookie and note. We highly recommend them!
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Kaz, Yoko, their son Joe and their dog Sora were amazing hosts. Boomer got a ton of exercise during his relatively short stay and we received ample pictures to prove it! Kaz and Yoko were very thorough in preparing for Boomer's stay and they were extremely flexible and accommodating with drop-off and pickup times. It's obvious that they are experienced with dogs and know how to make even the most anxious (such as mine...) comfortable in their home. We've already booked our next stay.
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Lola had an absolutely amazing time with Kaz & Yoko. We had to go away for 8 days over the holidays and were concerned to be gone for so long. Everyday we got great photos of Lola and Sora and a few other pups running around the Presidio (a lot) and playing and napping on the (very comfy) area they had made for the dogs. And I mean like 20+ photos a day. It made us feel great as we could see Lola was having a good time. When we picked her up the whole family came to say bye to Lola and she clearly fit in with their pack. Kaz & Yoko are very warm and wecloming. Strong recommendation!
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Always the best! They treat my dog like one of the family members!
Kaz and Yoko did a great job taking care of my dog Dori. It was her first stay outside of our home, and she seemed to have a blast! I felt safe leaving Dori with Kaz and Yoko. They seem to really love dogs and take excellent care of them.
I can't say enough great things about Kaz and Yoko. They are the type of people that make you feel comfortable leaving your dog with someone you don't know. Not only are they incredibly kind and responsive, but it is very evident that they take great care of your pup!!

They took my dog on long walks through the Presidio and sent me pictures of her throughout the day, which I greatly appreciated.

My dog came back exhausted (exhausted = happy) and greeted Kaz and Yoko with pure excitement when she realized she was returning the next day.

I will definitely use Kaz and Yoko again!!
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They were wonderful. Our pup had a great time and they sent tons of photos to show us how happy he was!
Kaz and Yoko have watched our dog Chandler many times and are fantastic. Our dog recently was diagnosed with some health problems which made watching him a much bigger chore (complicated prescription pill dosages, among other things), but Kaz & Yoko took great care of him as always and I felt comfortable leaving him for a week knowing he would be in great hands. They are also great at sending photos every evening, which is such a treat! Thanks Kaz & Yoko!!
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We use Kaz's services regularly for our dog. He's become Pico's second family! We are so lucky to have found Kaz, Yoko, Joe, and Sora. I'm worried our dog may be having too good of a time over there, he may not want to come back home next time!
I am so happy with Kaz and Yoko. They have made my life so much easier. I was running late to drop off, and running late to pick up, and Yoko was so understanding and flexible and told me to take my time. I asked her to watch Kai for 2 extra days, and she was so accommodating. And she send me the most gorgeous pictures of Kai every day. LOVE!!!!
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Kaz and Yoko are amazing! Our dog spent the day with them last Saturday as we took a day trip out of the city. Kaz and Yoko were the best! Mr. B had a fantastic day with them! I would recommend Kaz and Yoko in a heartbeat. It was very easy to coordinate drop-off and pick-up and they sent updates throughout the day. The day after Mr. B stayed with Kaz and Yoko, we ran into them on Chestnut Street. Upon seeing them, our dog couldn't have been more thrilled, running to them and giving them huge greetings! All of us look forward to seeing them again!!
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This is Kai's second visit with Kaz and Yoko. They are so sweet and patient with him, even though he gets separation anxiety. They took him on a nice long walk and sent me a ton of cute pictures of him with Sora in their beautiful backyard. They are wonderful hosts; I will request them whenever I need a sitter for Kai. They are also very close to Crissy Field so I can take my dog for a swim after picking him up in the evening.
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Kazukiyo is a great host. My two pups had a great time and we received constant update and tons of pictures of them having a lot of fun walking in the park, playing with other pups. I am alway nervous about separating with my pups but felt very comfortable having them with Kazukiyo. Will definitely return next time we need care.
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Kaz and Yoko were terrific! Our Tatou had a wonderful time, got taken to the beach and to the park for long walks, and was really well taken care of. Received photo updates regularly, and Tatou had a fun companion with their dog Sora. Thanks again and we certainly will look forward to having Tatou stay with them again when we are out of town.
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Kaz watched Bowser while we were away on an international trip and we couldn't have been happier with the care he provided. This was the longest trip we have taken away from our dog, and we don't know what we would have done without Kaz. Thank you Kaz for always being so accomodating and understanding. Kaz is always our first choice when it comes to boarding!
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Kaz and his family are the best! We are so lucky to have them in Pico's life. They take such good care of Pico and we really love all the pictures they send while they go on their adventures. Thank you!
Kaz and Yoko were such awesome hosts. They provided such good care of my dog Kai. He typically has pretty bad separation anxiety but Kaz and Yoko were so good with him that he was able to relax and go on walks. The resident lab Sora is also super sweet.

They sent a ton of cute pics and were so flexible with pick up and drop off times. I will certainly book them again.
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Kaz and Yoko were great with my dog! He apparently kept them up very late the first night because he was so anxious, and they were SO nice and understanding about it. My pup had a lot of fun playing with their dog, and they had a fun day at Chrissy Field. Will definitely be taking him back to stay with them on my next trip!
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Kaz has become our go-to boarder for our Lab, Bowser. He was able to take in Bowser with short notice and did an excellent job, as always. We always have peace of mind that Bowser is getting the best care when he is with Kaz. Thank you Kaz!!
Kaz and his family were so wonderful and welcoming to Finley! They truly are dog people. Finley is a puppy with attachment issues and I was super nervous about leaving her, but she was clearly in great hands and had so much fun. Thank you, thank you!!!
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Another great stay with Kazu and Yoko! They continue to give excellent care and are always so accommodating and flexible with drop off and pick up times. Thank you again!!
Kaz and Yoko are great! They have been life saving as I start my new job and can't spend as much time with our dog. They are very caring and thoughtful and fully trust them with my dog. Highly recommend.
We were pretty hesitant to try dog vacay because our rescue pup, Orion, has some anxiety in new places. But after a few bad experiences with dog boarding facilities in the city, and wanting a more personal relationship with our dog's host, we decided to give it a try. Kaz was absolutely wonderful with our dog. He took his dog pack out on fun adventures every day and sent us lots of pictures. We had a late flight home, and Kaz was very accommodating with our pickup schedule. We will definitely be back.
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Kazukiyo and Yoko was absolutely wonderful. They are loving and caring, totally responsible sitters. Simba, a large Ridgeback was comfortable at their house and enjoyed numerous outings with them. He loved their cute little boy as well. We recommend them highly.
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I could not have asked for better situation for Kelleman. Kaz and Yoko were wonderful with my dog. Picture updates were sent daily and any questions I had were answered with a prompt response.
I could not have had a better experience- I was truly so lucky to find Kazukiyo to watch my dog while I was in town! This was my first time trying the service, and I had heard good things from friends. I was nervous to leave my dog for the first time but Kaz and his family could not have been more nurturing and reassuring. They sent me daily pictures so I knew she was well cared for and happy. They even bought her special food when I ran out, and accommodated my very early morning pic up time! The most amazing part was how they left me with a personalized dog cookie and thank you note- I couldn't believe the service! I will definitely be returning to them when I am next in town- they are angels as dog sitters and I am truly so appreciative!!!
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Kaz and Yoko are amazing! Dog lovers to the core, they went out of their way to make sure our recently adopted Dioji had all the fun, love, and attention he could ask for during our first trip away.

We really appreciated Kaz's daily updates, letting us know what kind of adventures they'd been on and how Dioji was behaving, with plenty of photos to see our little man in action. They love taking the dogs out for exploration and exercise.

With a lovely backyard and plenty of space for dogs to play and hang out, their home is perfectly suited to host pets of all sizes.

Thanks to Yoka and Kaz (and Sora), we had an amazing first time DogVacay experience and feel lucky to have someone we can trust for future trips.
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My dog Packer is a rescue, and Kaz and his family took great care of him, even though Packer wanted to eat all of their dog's toys! They are a lovely family and great caretakers!
My full size Goldendoodle had a great experience with Kaz and Yoko! She came home utterly exhausted from all the time spent outdoors playing.

Kaz thoughtfully sent pictures throughout her stay so I could see her having a good time. My dog was thrilled to be with other big dogs to chase and play.

Kaz was nice enough to give my dog a bath and get rid of the sand and mud before I picked her up. Ocean swims, sand, muddy forest walks and a long haired dog can be challenging. My dog was in her element. I would definitely use them again.
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Kazukiyo and Yoko are amazing! They took care of Bowser like he was one of their own, with lots of warmth, love, and care. We appreciated all of the great photos they sent us during our trip and were grateful that they were extremely flexible with drop off and pick up times. Our flight home was delayed over an hour, and they were more than understanding. They even gave Bowser a bath at the end of his stay and sent him home squeaky clean! Kaz and Yoko far exceeded our expectations and we give them our highest recommendations for anyone looking for loving, caring, and compassionate hosts. We will definitely have Bowser stay with them again!
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Kaz is great! He and is wife are very accommodating with pick up/drop off times, and they took great care of Chandler! Thanks!
Kazukiyo-san is a great host who provided my senior dog with a loving home, a fun companion (an energetic but fun and sweet black lab) and understanding for my dog's special dietary and other needs. He and his wife have great experience raising dogs and the absolute compassion for dogs who are approaching their golden years. I will definitely recommend him to anyone in search for a reliable sitter for their best friends.
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