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Maria & Walther M.

5 Reviews
4 Repeat Guests
$32/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents

Maria & Walther's Apartment

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Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Maria & Walther

15 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hi! We are a retired couple who have plenty of experience in taking care of both dogs and cats. We primarily speak Spanish but our daughter helps us translate with our clients. By booking your pet's stay with us your pet will receive:

-Lots of TLC and play time from two folks who love dogs and cats
-Around the clock care, as we are home all day
-Pet owner will receive: plenty of updates throughout the day via text/email, and happy to facetime/skype if you like.
-Frequent walks, we have access to a grass area and a nearby park
-Long walks during the day/afternoon time
-Access to the full house, couch and bed included
-Spanish, perfect for those bilingual doggies
-Plenty of space; crates, toys and anything else that will make your pet feel at home are welcomed.

Most recently we have been taking care of our daughter's friends dogs and kitties. We also take frequent care of our grand fur baby when my daughter travels and sometimes leaves him during the day on work days. Our last pet was a kitty named Misha, who we loved so very much. Misha passed away in 2011 and it was a very heartbreaking experience for us, hence why we decided to take care of other's people's pets instead. Overall, taking care of dogs and cats is a very rewarding experience for us.

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¡Hola! Somos una pareja de jubilados que tienen mucha experiencia en el cuidado de perros y gatos. Principalmente hablamos Español, pero nuestra hija nos ayuda a traducir con nuestros clientes. Al reservar la estancia de su mascota con nosotros su mascota recibirá:

-Un montón de cariño y tiempo de dos personas que aman a los perros y gatos
- Cudidado las 24 horas, 7 días a la semana, ya que estamos en casa todo el día
- El dueño va a recibir varios mensajes de texto / correo electrónico durante la estadia, y también si gusta podemos FaceTime / Skype.
-Muchos paseos durante el día, tenemos acceso a una zona de césped y un parque cercano
-Acceso a la casa completa, su mascota puede usar el sofá y nuestra cama
-Mucho espacio; cajas, juguetes y cualquier otra cosa que hará que su mascota se sienta como en casa son bienvenidos.

Más recientemente, hemos estado tomando el cuidado de perros y gatitos amigos de nuestra hija. También nos ocupamos frecuente de nuestro nieto perruno cuando mi hija viaja y a veces lo deja durante el día en los días de trabajo. Nuestra última mascota que era una linada gatita llamada Misha. Misha lamentablemente falleció en 2011 y fue una experiencia muy dolorosa para nosotros, por lo tanto, decidimos tomar el cuidado de las mascotas de otras personas. En general, el cuidado de perros y gatos es una experiencia muy gratificante para nosotros.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Advanced senior issues

Maria & Walther M.

5 Reviews
4 Repeat Guests
$32/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated October 12, 2016

Credentials

Background Checked
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Home Checked
This Host has successfully passed our in-person verification visit and completed our 1-on-1 training program.
Course 101 Graduate
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Maria & Walther's Home
$32 /night
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$50 /night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
Daycare At Maria & Walther's Home
$20 /day
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/day
Home Visits
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
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5 Reviews
Home Checked
Walther and Maria are definitely dog lovers! They are retired but still very active. Married for more than 40 years, they both share a love for animals. When you arrive, they will escort you to their very organized, clean and super pup-friendly abode.

Julia, their adult daughter is there with her pup guests and Reggie, Walther and Maria's grandson. My first impression of Walther and Maria is that they have a very kind and very sociable disposition. They speak Spanish and some English, and they plan to care for only two pups at a time to give their guests undivided and careful attention. They walk often for their health, and will bring dogs along for a nice stroll as well. They are cat lovers, too!

Walther and Maria are so excited to meet other pups in Houston and invite them into their dog-friendly and loving home where pups can relax on furniture and beds. So excited to have them as part of the DogVacay community of hosts!
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Maria and Walther are the most amazing people I've ever met. The day I met I took my dogs so they could meet them. They started playing with them immediately. They gave me peace of mind. They would constantly send pictures and videos of my fur babies. Every time, I would text me they would respond immediately. The dogs looked very happy on the videos. I would highly recommend Maria and Walther. I wouldn't think twice on leaving my babies with them again. I finally found good people that really care for dogs. They would even let the dogs sleep with them on the bed. I also like that they don't take care of multiple dogs at the same time.
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Maria and Walther took great care of Phoebe and regularly sent photos and videos during her stay. They even arranged a play date for her. She was well taken care of and we will definitely use them again.
Maria and Walther were so nice and compassionate with our dog. I highly recommend thier sitting service. They love what they do and it shows in the care my dog received. Will definitely be rebooking with them! Carly
Maria & Walther are outstanding & have a great passion for pets. They communicated with us prior to dropping off Zoey & during her stay with photos. I will definitely reserve with them again when the need arises.
Best sitters ever with a warm and great personality! Maria and Walther provided multiple pictures and videos throughout the day which clearly showed Reggie had a good time. They pampered my dog like he was theirs and even allowed him to sleep with them on their bed. They were extremely flexible with the drop off/pick up schedule which was a huge relief. I've already booked them again.
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