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Mary Anne B.

66 Reviews
43 Repeat Guests
$28/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
No Puppies
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier, Pit Bull - Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog, Rottweiler, Pit Bull - Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Pit Bull - American Pit Bull Terrier

Mary Anne's Resident Pets

Charlie
Labrador Retriever
Male
7 yr 4 mo old

Mary Anne's House

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Children at home (5-12 years old, 13-18 years old)
Large Yard
100% fenced & locked
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Mary Anne

20 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
While in my care your cherished family member will be treated like my cherished family member! I cater to the needs of your pooch...do they need special food, need to go outside every 15 minutes, will only fall asleep after a belly rub, like to go for a walk morning, noon and night...whatever your pet needs they get. I am a stay at home mom that can give your pet the attention they need and lots of extra love while you are away!


(I only accept one large dog at a time. Please inquire regarding availability prior to placing a reservation request. Thanks!)
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling
  • Advanced senior issues

Mary Anne B.

66 Reviews
43 Repeat Guests
$28/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 December 2, 2016

Credentials

Background Checked
This sitter has passed a background check, which searches a variety of criminal databases.
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.
Facebook Connected
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Pack Promoter
Pack Promoters are active members of the community who promote DogVacay and hosting best practices.
Disaster Relief
This sitter has completed training for the DogVacay Disaster Relief Program and volunteered to help displaced pets in the event of a natural disaster.
Pay through DogVacay for:
Premium Pet Insurance, 24/7 Customer Support and Daily Photo Updates!

Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Mary Anne's Home
$28 /night
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
66 Reviews
My last review did not post so I will try again because Mary Anne deserves it. This is the first time my Golden Laci has gone to stay with someone. I felt very comfortable leaving her with MaryAnne. I trust her and felt comfortable she would have a good stay.
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MaryAnne is wonderful with our dogs. All 3 of our dogs took to her quickly. She would send text updates when she would arrive with how thy are doing.
This review is long over due for Mary Anne's great care of our three babies in our home. We booked her service again this year. She's wonderful with our dogs and our dogs enjoyed her presence
Maryann was great with our 3 dogs. When she would let them out for their bathroom breaks she would text me to let me know she's arrived and gave me a status on our babies. She's great!
We couldn't ask for better care and loving of our dog.
We are very please with our experience. Daisy was well cared for and enjoyed her stay with Mary Anne. We couldn't give an exact pick up time but she was accommodating for our needs. We will definitely have our dog stay with her again.
Thanks Mary Anne for spoiling by high maintenance pets. Well, at the one of my two dogs is high maintenance. Mary Anne handled the situation well, and even had results with my senior Frenchie.

My dogs were well taken care of, spoiled and loved. I highly recommend Mary Anne.

Thank you! ~Michelle
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Mary Anne is awesome!!!! She took Daisy in short notice and took great care of her! I will definitely use her services again! Thank you, Mary Anne!
What can we say but Mary Ann is priceless. Our fur baby is getting up in years and spoiled, we have never hesitated to leave Cody with Mary Ann knowing he will be treated as a member of the family. And yes spoiled! What a pleasure to leave and not have to worry about him
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Mary Anne was so wonderful with Co Co...This was the first time we ever had to leave him for more then a few hours...She gave us updates..sent us pics..we was thankful and at ease with her...when we travel again we will use her again for sure!! Co Co says 5 stars!!!
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Mary Anne was an exceptional caregiver for our labrador retriever, Abbey. She updated us daily with pictures and texts of Abbey's vacay. We rarely leave our pampered pet for more than a few days at a time, so it was important to us that we find the perfect home for Abbey while we were away.
Mary Anne's home was the PERFECT home!
We highly recommend Mary Anne and look forward to using her again in the future.
Thanks again,
Anne and Rob F. and Abbey
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This was Willow's first time staying with someone outside of the family and I left knowing she was in great hands! Willow was happy when we picked her up and I'm sure is looking forward to her next stay! Thank you Mary Ann!
This was our first time using Dogvacay and Mary Anne made it a great experience. She made us feel confident that the dogs were going to be well taken care of, sent us updates while we were gone, and took great care of our dogs. Highly recommend!!!
Awesome stay. buddy loved his time
As always we are most satisfied and totally positive with the care that Tucker received with Mary Anne.
My experience was fabulous and Mary Anne is amazing! It was obvious from the moment we met that she cares deeply about pets and treats them as her own. My husband and I have an elderly dog with anxiety, and we just relocated across the country, which makes our pup's stress level even higher. Mary Anne told us she has a special place in her heart for older dogs and that came through. I was so happy to get text message updates and pictures of our little Snowball relaxing in Mary Anne's home. We couldn't be happier and have already scheduled two additional sleepovers with Mary Anne, and we will continue to use her for all our future needs. Thank you Mary Anne ... Snowball and all the other dogs you care for are so lucky to have you!
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Great experience! Buddy had a wonderful time
Mary Anne and her family welcomed our dog into their beautiful home as if she was their own. We never left our two year old with anyone before and were at first apprehensive. We highly recommend our beloved pet in Mary Anne's loving care and will rely on her in the future. Our baby just loved her.
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Tanner enjoyed his visit at Mary Anne's. He got to sleep on a bed which is his favorite place to sleep. ?? Mary Anne is always very flexible... which helps when situations can change quickly!! I would recommend her to anyone.
We contacted Mary Anne on the recommendation of a coworker, and after several stays with Mary Anne our Terrier Buddy is always happy and excited when we pull in the drive way. We are always assured that Buddy is getting excellent care.
Wonderful experience. Mary Ann was very caring of Meka and sent a darling photo of her son and Meka kicking back. Will definitely use her again.
Mary Anne was wonderful with our beloved dog Sasha. Mary Anne made her feel right at home and communicated with us to alleviate our anxiety about leaving her. We highly recommend her and will use her again!!
My Maltese, Stylo, asked me when I'll be leaving town again so he can stay with Mary. When I told him I didn't have immediate plans he looked sad. Stylo asked me to reserve time with Mary again sometime in the future. Well, Stylo is spoiled and gets anything he wants. Of course, he will stay with Mary again.
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Mary Anne showed personalized care for our dog and we're very happy with her service. We felt quite secure with her care , even thou this was the first time our dog was away from us. Our dog seems to be very happy with her experience as well.
Mary Anne was a friendly and helpful host. Her beautiful home and yard were a very comfortable environment for canine guests! Mary Anne was a very attentive caregiver to our dogs and even took care of some of their special needs! We also appreciate that she made our dogs feel a part of her family.
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Mary Anne is great! It can be nerve wracking to leave our beloved furry friends with people we don't know. I always feel secure about leaving my dog with Mary Anne. And I appreciate her updates while I'm away.
Mary Anne and her family were great. From the moment we met her we knew we would not have to worry about our dog during our vacation. She kept us informed and sent us pictures during our trip. We will definetly be going back to her in the future. Thanks Mary Anna!
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We don't leave Zoey often, and are usually nervous about doing it. However, Mary Ann made it easy. Really appreciated the frequent text updates and pictures. It was evident that Zoey was well cared for and treated as part of the family. Mary Ann will be our first choice the next time we have to leave Zoey.
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Rufus and Charlie had a great day playing in the yard. Mary Anne accommodated our schedule which was a big help to us. We'll be sure to bring Rufus for another visit.
Well, I keep threatening to make the next stay for two (2) I want to stay too!! You see, my little doggie starts doing the Mary Anne dance in the front seat of the car about half mile before we get to her neighborhood! Then he is in such a hurry to get to the front door he can barely stop long enough to water a plant, he gets his nose in the corner of the door and every fiber of him is dancing the "Open the Door Mary Anne!" song and dance!! First crack of the door and all my doggie sees is tall dog legs (short ones too) and he just runs lickity split right thru them!! I think it's about that moment when the sad part happens, Mary Anne and I chat a bit in the kitchen and then I let my doggie know I'm going...... he doesn't seem to mind, his already in Mary Anne and Fam Land........
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Mary Anne B was wonderful. Maggie had a great time and Mary Anne kept me updated with texts and pictures. It was great.
Marley had a great time with Maryann, was so nice to be able to leave our fur baby in loving care, so we could relax and enjoy our time away.
Mary Anne was great to work with. Tanner had a great visit. Mary Anne sent some pictures with is always nice. Tanner came home happy and tired. I would recommend Mary Anne to anyone. Thanks!!!
We have used Mary Anne multiple times and feel very confident that our dog is in very capable and loving hands. Bella has room to play and explore in her yard and is taken on walks also.
When my dog visits Mary Anne and family, she feels right at home! I appreciate the time she takes to let me know how my dog is doing so I can truly relax while on vacation. Thank you Mary Anne for providing such a loving environment for my Cami.
Mary Anne is amazing. She took great care of our 13+ year old dog...we will definitely used her again. Thanks for loving our Mattie while we were gone!
This was the first time we left our poodle with Mary Anne. Mary Anne is very nice and was very sweet with our Chloe. This was a 2 night stay to acclimate her for a 3 week stay in September. Mary Anne sent us several texts and pictures of Chloe during her stay and was very sweet with her. Looking forward to a long relationship with Mary Anne for our future travel plans. I've already reccomended her to my boss who is travelling in August.
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Miss Mary is very sweet. My Yorkie was completely at ease when we entered her home. I called to check on him several times while he was in her care. She was very friendly and understanding about my concern leaving him in an unfamiliar inverioment. I think the greatest compliment I can give is, my dog did not want to leave. His time was very enjoyable by him. I would gladly leave him with her anytime.
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This was our first experience with DogVacay and we were lucky to have Mary Anne as our dog sitter. She was easy to work with and very flexible. Our pups Molly and Manny loved their stay with her and were tuckered out when they came home. With two little dogs, this is not a small feat. She texted us to reassure us while we were gone and overall I could not recommend her more.
Thank you Mary Ann from Manny, Molly and me :)
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Bella seemed to have a great time on her vacation. When we picked her up she did not appear to be stressed at all as she had been with other host visits. We were worried that our 2 yr old yellow lab might be too much for her family since she is still in this hopefully soon-to-end puppy stage. Bella always demands a lot of attention and Mary Anne and her family were up to the task. We look forward to using Mary Anne more in the future.
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Mary Anne, was great at giving me daily updates. Rocky was truly loved while on Doggy Vacay. I have trips coming up, and Rocky will definitely be staying with Mary Anne.
We are a repeat guest of Mary Anne's and I felt relaxed and knew our Fiona was in good, caring, loving hands.

We left her for 8 days and this is the longest we've been away from her. She came home fat and happy. She took great care of our senior citizen.

Thanks and we'll be back!
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Oliver and Matilda had a wonderful stay. They were treated very well and had plenty of room to explore thanks to their wonderful host. We would welcome the chance for them to stay with Mary Anne again.
Maryanne was awesome! This was the first time we left our older yellow lab Maddie with anyone but trusted friends and Maryanne came through big time. It is obvious the Maryanne has a special love for dogs and the text message and picture updates allowed us to know that Maddie was not only well cared for but enjoyed her dog Vacay. Maddie loves her walks and her pool time and she got plenty of both. We have already made reservations with Maryanne for a 2nd stay and would recommend her to everyone
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In my 30+ years of owning dogs and needing to find a place for them to stay while I'm away.... Mary Anne is BY FAR - the BEST! She's like leaving your furry children with family. I never worried about them once and she always gave my updated and pics on how they were doing while I was away!
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Mary Anne was terrific as was her family when we met them. Our dog is old and needed tender, loving care. She sent us daily pics and took great care of our precious Misty. Thank you Mary Anne!
Mabel & Rufus were happy and exhausted when I picked them up. I would not hesitate to use Mary Anne again.
Mary Ann was a great host. I have always had very close friends or family watch Chaz, so I was nervous to try something new. Mary Ann was wonderful with him, and her kindness made me feel at ease. Our dog is part of the family, and it was obvious that Mary Ann understood that. I received the perfect number of photo updates. Mary Ann walked Chaz, and her big backyard was a great, safe place for him to run with her dog.
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Mary Anne was AMAZING. She really put me at ease leaving my pup with her and her family. I received texts and photos everyday and I could tell she went the extra mile to make him feel at home. She even took the time to research breed information and took great care of my little guy. He was so at ease with her lovely family and her home pets. Thanks Mary Anne!
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Definitely my sugar boys "Home away from home!" and our extended family. Mary Anne is the best and has accepted short requests when we have an emergency. There is no place like home, except Mary Anne's!!!
What a great experience for Splash and for us. Splash was able to relax with a very nice family, take long walks and get thoroughly spoiled. Such a better experience than the kennel. And we were able to travel with the knowledge that Splash wasn't anxious and was being taken care of like a member of the family. And the photos confirmed it. We will definitely use Mary Anne any time we have to travel without our dog.
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I have complete confidence that my dog is getting the best of care as well as loved on like she does at home. I appreciate Mary Anne's texts to let me know how my dog is doing.
Mary Ann and her family took wonderful care of Cody. This was the first time we had left him in the 11 years we have had Cody and was concerned about leaving him, however, when we picked him up he was happy and content and had adjusted perfectly. He was treated just like family. We will have no problems leaving him again, knowing he will be loved and well taken care of!! Thanks for the wonderful care you gave Cody.
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I know Charlie enjoyed staying with Mary Anne, he was treated like royalty, Prince Charles. I felt comfortable leaving him with a caring, "dog family".
My dog Odie can be very cautious when meeting new people and being in new environments, so when he happily trotted into the house with Mary Anne, I knew I had found the perfect place to leave him! Mary Anne and her family treated him like one of their own, and even let him sleep in the bed. I know I won't have to worry when Odie is with Mary Anne and her family. I plan on using her again soon, and I'd highly recommend her to anyone looking for a friendly and safe home environment for their dog!
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Mary Anne is a great host, she treats my doggie like her own dogs and that means he gets to go on walks with the pack and has a variety of dogs to play with inside the home or out in the large yard. Mary Anne is good about my doggie's food and fixes it just the way he likes it, sometimes he gets to lounge with her when she relaxes (just like home!). It's nice to know my doggie is at "home" when he goes to Vacay for a day or multiple days, he's in good and caring hands! I wonder if she would make a reservation for me sometime??
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I gave thanks this Thanksgiving for finding Mary Ann and her wonderful family to take care of my 5 year old Westie, Ralphie, while I was out of town. Mary Ann made Ralphie feel very welcome and part of her family. He was a pretty busy little boy while I was gone...with plenty of attention, interaction and lots of exercise. She sent photos and updates to let me know how he was doing. I actually felt guilt free while I was gone, knowing that Ralphie was being so well cared for. Thank you Mary Ann!!! Ralphie is looking forward to his next visit.
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Fun, family, doggie friends, comfy bed and hey! didn't have to be outside all day! Thanks Mary Anne and family see you soon!!
We had a unique situation, where we had Grand-parents taking care of our dog, which was great but not enough "playtime" for our energetic young lab. Mary Anne was more than accommodating to our "doggie-daycare" needs. She was extremely helpful in customizing a care plan just fitting for our Duke. With her help, Duke was excited to arrive each morning and more importantly exhausted after each day spent with her. I would happily recommend her to other pet owners needing a home environment to leave their four-legged babies in good care.
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We were so grateful to have found the Bates family to take care of our Portuguese water dog for a 3 week period. This was the longest absence we've ever planned away from our Annie, so it was a huge relief to find Mary Ann. Annie must have had a wonderful time, because she's been moping about for several days, missing Mary Ann, her dogs, and her boys! Mary Ann kept us posted with photos and updates, so we were completely at ease being so far away for so long!
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This is the first time that we have boarded our two dogs at Mary Anne's home. The dogs were returned happy and well exercised. The whole family was pleasant to meet and their own dogs seemed well adjusted.

We would certainly consider their accommodations for future visits.
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Mary Anne took great care of Bella while I was away. She made sure she got her daily walks and showed her lots of love. She treated Bella as one of her own, including her with her animals and family. I asked Mary Anne to send me pics of Bella during her stay, and she did with no problem. I will definitely use Mary Anne again to care for my dog. It was very clear that Bella felt safe and loved while in Mary Anne's care. When I picked Bella up she was licking her good bye, it was a sure sign that my girl was in excellent hands. Thank you Mary Anne!!!
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I interviewed several hosts because I was going to leave my beloved doggie for 2 weeks. When I went to Mary Anne’s home I felt a family atmosphere, which is what I was looking for my “old” baby. I am very happy to report that Mary Anne and her family were wonderful!! They took special care of my doggie. I highly recommend her and definitely plan to use her again!
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Wonderful! CoCo loves it there!
Mary Anne & her family are Wonderful! CoCo was treated as an honored member of their family. We were a little worried she wouldn't want to come home... CoCo is high energy & she was given multiple walks each day. We will be using Mary Anne again & soon!
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Dear Dog owners,

My name is Michaela and I had a problem finding a place for my dog Fender to stay. While planning to visit family in another state I was working hard to find a dog sitter as Fender couldn't join me in my travels.

First off I had to find a legitimate website with accreditations and training that could reassure me Fender wasn't going to be taken away somewhere with less than suitable accommodations. That's how I came across Dog Vacay. After researching the site, checking multiple sources, I realized that not all sites that ask for a Credit Card off the bat are untrustworthy. So I gave Dog Vacay a shot.

It was a matter not only of finding a sitter but also to find a safe place for Fender to be. He's a Blue heeler, or Australian cattle dog. For anyone out there who owns a cattle dog you know they were bred for their energy. LOTS of energy.

Fender is a sweet dog who loves humans and animals alike, even if not ALL animals love him, who needed the space and attention that a cattle dog requires.

This was the challenge: Find a local sitter, somewhere with room to run, someone active, someone who had experience and training with dogs, someone who preferable had other dogs for Fender to socialize with so he wasn't lonely, and someone who genuinely loved dogs. And let's not forget a reasonable price! Being a college student I have limited funds but was willing to make the sacrifice to visit my great grandmother.

After looking at many options I realized this was a task that needed a lot of patience. If someone wasn't already booked, they were too far away or cost too much per day. The family and I were taking off 5 days for this trip. Not a cheap vacation.

When I spotted Mary Ann I was relieved to realize she had the credentials, had a positive introduction, had dogs of her own with the space Fender needed. So I contacted her. Mary Ann responded very quickly with answers to all my questions such as whether she could make a last minute booking, if she could take on a high energy dog who needed space and who wasn't neutered (a stud), and if I could drop him off early in the morning and pick him up late in the evening on our return.

She made the exception for the booking and the times and both her dogs were male so the neutered issue wasn't a problem. And she was an active runner/walker so dogs were getting the exercise they needed daily. She made a custom price that was wonderfully affordable for me and I was excited to meet her.

Upon dropping Fender off I felt he was in a safe place and was reassured while I was on vacation that he was doing well. Should I ever need a sitter again, I'll be contacting Mary Ann. I had a wonderful vacation and so did Fender.

Very happy customers,
Michaela & Fender
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