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Katherine S.

1 Testimonial
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 34 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

About Katherine

Welcome! My name is Katherine (though some call me Kat), and I am a huge lover of animals. I had dogs at home until I moved away for college (according to my mom, I'm still my current family dog's favorite), my college roommate had a cat (that my roommate swears I "tamed" after 8 years of it being feisty and mean before moving in with me and becoming sweet), and I currently have an awesome cat at home.

My first college job was dog walking and sitting in NYC. I have participated in doggie rescues from kill shelters and have pet sit quite a bit over the last 10 years. Strangers and friends have regularly commented on how much their animals love meā€”even ones that are incredibly shy. Animals seem to know that I am a sucker for furry friends and tend to be drawn to me. Indeed, if they are within arms length, I can't help myself; I have to pet them. I usually greet animals first and have to remind myself to greet the humans, too!

When it comes to caring for your animal(s), I have experience administering shots, giving pets (even big dogs!) pills, and executing a wide variety of dietary needs. I am strong enough to handle extra large dogs pulling and receptive enough to know what kind of a walk (or run!) would be best for your dog. I have no shortage of love for your pets, but I also know how to discipline a dog effectively, should they need it. I cannot house your animal at my house, unfortunately, but I am more than happy to travel to and stay at yours! I can monitor and care for your animal 24/7 or I can stop by to check up/play with/love/feed them or give them meds. Questions? Don't hesitate to ask!
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Advanced senior issues
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Katherine S.

1 Testimonial
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 34 mins
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated April 10, 2017

Credentials

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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.
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Services & Rates

House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$40 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • Willing to travel 20 miles
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Check-ins
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
1 Testimonial
Nov 2016
Katherine is a fantastic pet lover! She has cared for my Jack Russell on many occasions, and my dog loves her. Sometimes I think she loves Katherine more than she loves me! ;-)
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