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Kristy S.

14 Reviews
5 Repeat Guests
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Pet Requirements

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

Kristy's House

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Medium Yard
100% fenced & locked
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Smoke-free home

About Kristy

12 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Currently I have no pets, but I've grown up with large dogs all my life I love dogs and miss the void Jester, my German/Aussie Shep, left in my life and would love to help people who need a responsible and loving caretaker for their cherished pets.

I have worked with dogs on a part-time basis as kennel staff for Intelligarde International Inc. in 2007 walking and care-taking for (very intelligent) service protection and bomb protection k-9s and in 2015 I worked as a swimmer and receptionist at FitDogs in Riverside where I learned about dog dynamics in large groups.

Through this experience as a host I have applied some techniques from my previous work experience with animals that have helped me better handle large groups of dogs as well as aggressive dogs.

I live in a house with a fenced yard situated by the Scarborough Bluffs and there are a lot of great trails and ravines to walk through. My neighbourhood has a lot of dogs also which is great for socializing at Sylvan Park at the end of my street.

I'm also TTC accessible with a flexible student schedule attending Centennial College Morningside campus only 10 min bus ride away from me.

Currently I have school 3X a week, where I will be away from home for 8 hours at a time. I also have one crate for large breed dogs.

I plan to communicate to current reservations about meet and greets to arrange a mutually convenient time (usually Saturday mornings) until I am fully booked. I will only accept dogs that will stay well together, which makes my job And your vacation go a lot smoother :)

To keep dogs safe and happy I usually gate the house so they have their own space for when playtime is over or if I have dogs that aren't social. When I run errands while hosting multiple dogs I keep them in a large spare room (see photo ) and one room per dog to avoid any mischievous behaviour while Im gone.

I have NEVER had issues with aggression along the gates, and I've hosted three dogs at once who were not dog social. Im the alpha dog and I have a stern no nonsense demeanour when it comes to displays of aggression towards my other guests :)

***PLEASE BE ADVISED NO PICK UPS AFTER 8:30 PM *****
Please book for an **extra day if you feel that will be the case. I can accommodate pick ups in the late evening, if necessary, until 10:30pm for an *additional charge of $20* otherwise please book an extra day thank you
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Can administer oral medicine
Post-surgical pets
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine

Kristy S.

14 Reviews
5 Repeat Guests
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 21, 2017

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Kristy's Home
$40 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for more than 4 hours/day
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Kristy's Home
$20 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Baths
$15 /bath
14 Reviews
Zero problems. Kristy is very comfortable with any dog. Put mine at ease. Updated us through out the day. Nice touch.
Kristy was awesome! She took good care of our dog Ray, she sent us pictures and videos and let us know how our little Ray was doing, she kept in touch with us the whole time. We were very pleased with her services and will definitely bring our dog touch with us the whole time. We were very pleased with her services and will definitely bring our dog to Kristy if we need dog sitting again.Thank you Kristy
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Kristy took great care of our Irie! She provided photo updates for us and was in constant communication to let us know how our pup was doing. Thanks again Kristy!!
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