Kirsten in Logan Circle

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Kirsten S.

5 Reviews
1 Repeat Guest
$38/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 25 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

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

Kirsten's Resident Pets

Other Pets & Animals: Cats

Kirsten's Apartment

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Smoke-free home
Air-conditioned inside

About Kirsten

2 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I am an animal enthusiast and consider myself fortunate to have grown up with dogs and cats my whole life. (My friends like to call me the animal whisperer.) My husband and I just relocated to the DC area with our six year old cat, Carla, and we are planning to get a dog in the near future. In the meantime, I would love to help take care of yours!

Daytime: I am at home working as an independent consultant and able to offer frequent pets and activity for your pup. I am a very active person so whether your dog enjoys leisurely walks around the neighborhood or long jogs in Rock Creek Park then I'm happy to oblige. We also live within a three minute walk to the Shaw Dog Park so if you're comfortable, I'd love to take your pup there for some playtime. And unlike most cats, Carla is very comfortable around dogs as long as she can have some quiet time under her bed. (This works out perfectly during walk time.)

Bedtime: Your dog is welcome to sleep anywhere in our condo. I'm also happy to reinforce certain behavior (like no sleeping on couches) and any other training during his/her time with me.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Kirsten S.

5 Reviews
1 Repeat Guest
$38/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 25 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated December 2, 2016

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Kirsten's Home
$38 /night
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Kirsten's Home
$20 /day
  • Watches up to 1 dog /day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 1 mile
Home Visits
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 1 mile
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$15 each way
  • Willing to travel 1 mile
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3 Testimonials
Oct 2016
Ive never met a bigger animal lover than Kirsten. She grew up with dogs running around the house and gets so excited every time she cares for them. If you want someone that will truly try and make your dog's experience as fun and comfortable as possible, she is definitely the one to do it. Dogs are naturally drawn to her, and her patience and desire to be helpful will make her a pleasure to deal with as well.
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Oct 2016
Kirsten was raised with a household of pets: a basset hound, a lab mix, a Jack Russell mix, and numerous cats over an 18 year period. She is very patient, gentle, and consistent with animals and possesses a calm disposition which animals are drawn to. Kirsten is also very reliable and trustworthy. She will not disappoint. She has a life time of experience caring for cats and dogs and will walk, cuddle, feed, and keep your pet company at night. I heartily recommend Kirsten.
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Oct 2016
Kirsten is a conscious and caring pet owner. She's had dogs and cats as a kid and been a cat owner for many years as an adult. She has been a dog walker and sitter many times people and always been a thoughtful and dependable sitter. I have trusted her with my dogs and would do so again!
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5 Reviews
Kirsten was great-- she sent lots of updates and pics throughout the day. I felt very comfortable leaving my puppy in her care. He had lots of one on one attention and came home happy and tired. Will definitely be a repeat customer of Kirsten's!
Daisy had a wonderful time and Kristen sent lots of great pictures! She also was very easy to get ahold of and quick to respond. Daisy settled in really quick and was even sad to leave when we went home! Highly recommend.
Kirsten was great with Peyton! She sent frequent updates with pictures and Peyton seemed like she didn't want to leave when we picked her up! We'll definitely book with her again!
Gosh, Kirsten is so wonderful! She helps us out on a regular basis with our new puppy Ellie and has welcomed her into her home for dog daycare and also comes to our home for daily walks. She consistently provides our puppy with the endless love and attention that she needs! She always adjusts her schedule to help us with Ellie any way she can. She truly cares about the dogs she cares for (and their paw-rents :-) ). She also communicates with us throughout the day with texts and pictures which is a huge plus for us! We highly recommend her; she will exceed all your expectations!
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Kirsten was great! She was extremely accommodating and let me drop off Kirby the night prior to a wedding and pick him up late the next night after the wedding. She texted me pics of Kirby and kept me updated on how he was doing. I would definitely have Kirsten watch Kirby again!
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