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Jane O.

4 Testimonials
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

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

Jane's Resident Pets

Emma Jiggs
Mixed Breed
Female
6 yr 2 mo old
Simba
St.Bernard
Male
9 yr 2 mo old
Izzy
St.Bernard
Female
5 yr 2 mo old

Jane's House

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Large Yard
100% fenced
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture

About Jane

35 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
HovenWeep Farm has been a privately owned family hobby farm for 20 years. It is a partially renovated 200 year old farm house on 12 1/2 acres of mixed field and meadow. Occupying about 3 acres is the heart of the farm, an oasis of willows and maples surrounding a 60' pond. The farm house is roughly 2,700 sq ft, of dog-friendly home. It is not a facility or a centre, it is a practical, cozy, rustic household designed to allow dogs to be dogs. It has been thoughtfully set up to cater to the comfort of humans and animals alike.
For off-leash free play and group play, we have a fully fenced (6' fence) 1/2 acre+ yard off the indoor play room. It has water access and often boasts multiple kiddie pools on warm summer days.
It is marked on one side and at the end by a 100 year old pine treeline, and apple and ash along the opposite side. Climbing vines along the fence provide a natural visual barrier.
Although there is a set routine for meals, medications and bedtime, I have found it more conducive to the dogs state of mind if the planned daily activities unfold in a loose structure with some flexibility. Typically everything gets accomplished, but in a thoughtful way that caters to the energy of the dogs and the environment surrounding them.
Animals of every description have come and gone on the farm, as have my children who were raised here. Animals have always been a fundamental part of our lives, and the care and nurturing of dogs have not only been a personal passion, but a vocation which has included training,, behaviour and assessment work, rehabilitation, triage, rescue and shelter work, physical assessments and long term care.

This description is a combination of excerpts from my website www.janesdogboarding.com Please feel free to use it as part of your vetting process. Thank you.
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Leash Pulling
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Advanced senior issues

Jane O.

4 Testimonials
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated October 21, 2016

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Jane's Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
Daycare At Jane's Home
$20 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Training
$35 /hour
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$15 each way
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
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4 Testimonials
Oct 2016
Jane is one of the most caring people I've ever met--especially when it comes to our four-legged friends. She loves them, exercises them and gives them lots of attention. Her approach in based on an established, but flexible, routine that keeps pups happy! I'd recommend her to anyone looking as an experienced pet carer.
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Oct 2016
I worked with Jane at our local no kill animal shelter a few years ago. At that time the shelter was at full capacity for dogs. It was an incredibly stressful environment for some of these dogs and Jane was excellent at reading body language and assessing behaviour on many different occasions. She was able to find suitable play mate companions to help burn off pent up energy while the dogs were in her care. It was a joy to watch the dogs in her care, she advocated for agility courses to help give the really high energy dogs a job, and train some of the more rambunctious dogs. She also dealt with a lot of unpredictable dogs during her time at the shelter. I found her calm demeanor and her patience to be an asset in those situations. During the time we worked together she was taking a behaviour course and she was always happy to educate the fellow employees on different tactics that she had learned in her course. Jane takes excellent care of all dogs no matter the breed or personality.
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Oct 2016
Her knowledge and hands on training along with jwer passion for dogs and her fabulous facility give me all the confidence that she will always give my dogs the best care possible.
Oct 2016
It’s so hard to be away from my dog. It’s really reassuring to know that he is staying with someone who treats each guest like her own. The house is big and roomy, lots of fields and fenced yards. The place is great. It’s really nice to have the faith and confidence in a place and in a caretaker who is the definition of a dog lover and comes with a professional background. It’s great to have the reassurance. My pup is always so happy after a stay at Jane’s. Great rates and peace of mind. I highly recommend!

Adam W.
Perth ON
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