Kara's Dog Boarding. A Play-cation!

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Kara W.

18 Reviews
9 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 43 mins
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

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

Kara's Resident Pets

Stella
Mutt
Female
6 yr 8 mo old

Kara's Apartment

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

About Kara

5 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Located in the Bella Vista neighborhood of South Philadelphia. Great neighborhood for walking pets. Lots of families and dogs. Between myself and my boyfriend, someone will almost always be home to take care of your pet. The apartment I live in is a large one bedroom with a fantastic walled-in back deck where the dogs can lay in the sun and relax without any chance of getting out. If it's a nice day, we'll leave the door open for the dogs to come in and out as they please. There's also great windows for dogs who like watching the world go by. We'd go on several walks a day to parks in the neighborhood so your pet can get lots of exercise. I'm also willing to send photos and updates while you're away.

I do have a 5 year old mix named Stella. She gets along with most dogs when introduced in a home where she can be off a leash. Can be kind of intense player, which can intimidate some dogs. She can be kept away from your dog if they're not the most dog-friendly. She is not food or toy aggressive at all.

Please provide your own food and whatever bed your dog would be most comfortable sleeping on.
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Kara W.

18 Reviews
9 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 43 mins
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated March 19, 2017

Credentials

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Course 101 Graduate
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Kara's Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$45 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Daycare At Kara's Home
$25 /day
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$20 /half-hour
$30 /hour
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
Check-ins
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
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18 Reviews
Kara continues to be awesome!
Kara is fantastic! She has watched my little shih tzi, Ollie, several times and it has always been a great experience. Kara is very responsive and sends updates. Highly recommend!
Kara is amazing! This was the first time my 2 year old akita mix, Kaia, was not staying with a family member while I was away. I was a bit nervous, but after the initial meet and greet, I knew that my baby would be left in great hands. While away, Kara provided me with status updates letting me know that Kaia was being good and having a great time, which put my mind at ease. I came home to super excited and happy puppy! I will absolutely contact Kara in the future when I need to go out of town!!
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