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Yulia and Ken B.

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103 Reviews
53 Repeat Guests
$45/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 5 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Strict

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Chihuahua, Miniature Pinscher

Yulia and Ken's House

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

About Yulia and Ken

16 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
NB: we have 1 spot for the New Year week.
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Me & my husband Ken live in a house with a fenced yard (1/5th acre) in a beautiful, quiet and safe area by Pentagon City/Crystal City metro in a very close proximity to the DCA. We both grew up with dogs, but currently we travel a lot, so appreciate the opportunity to host pups.

About us:
My husband works for the Navy and helps me to watch and to play with pups in the evenings and on the weekends. I'm switching from tech PR to coding, so spend the daytime at home studying, and taking care of dogs.

I share my PAWesome guests' stories in my blog: live-love-bark.blogspot.com

We have experience with dogs of all ages, energy levels, and with giving meds and special diets. Each pup's vacay is being adjusted to its own schedule and needs.

Dogs will spend a lot of time outside in the yard whenever they want, but sleep in the house, and thus we cannot accept dogs that are not used to being inside and are not housebroken (but I understand 'accidents' do happen, especially with younger pups).

A pup must be able to spend 2 hours max by itself if we need to go out.

We have a pup friendly sofa - I just wash the cover after vacays, so that we do welcome the cuddlers :)

We accept only fixed friendly dogs (though unfixed pup till 5 months is fine). We always give preference to repeat guests and new guests who are chill and well- behaved (housebroken and come when they are called). We get booked quite fast, so cannot guarantee that spots stay open long - if you asked about a date and I said it was open, it still can get booked any moment.

Our prices:
-day boarding is $45 (includes DogVacay support& insurance). If you drop off your dog in the morning and want to pick up after noon, please keep in mind the daycare fee.
-daycare is $30
For both services drop off is starting 7 am on weekdays; 7 30 am on weekends and pick up till 10 pm.

Please consider that we do not give discounts for extra pups and long stays.

A meet-and-greet is necessary before booking.
Your plans can change, it happens. In such case, just send me a note and we will make the necessary changes. If you cancel twice without a note to me, I'm sorry I won't accept further booking requests from you - mutual respect is necessary.

We live in our house with parking spots right in front of it. If you need a quick drop - off or pick- up - let me know and I'll go out and help you.

When you drop off your pet, please bring enough food (treats, yay!) and other necessary things your dog is used to and might need (bed, toys - though we've bought some for our guests). If your dog is very fluffy, please also bring the brush.
Please give a bath to your dog & check if their bed also needs to be washed before the vacay.

We will send you text-/photo-/video- updates via DogVacay app each day. If you just feel you miss your pup - please feel free to send me a text any time.

I know our travel schedule only month and a half in advance, so can accept bookings only so far ahead.

Please be sure about your trip dates if you decide to book us. I don't want to sound strict, but it is difficult to make plans and get new bookings with short cancelation notices, so I plan to enforce the moderate cancelation policy.

Check our blog& social pages to see how our guests spend time here:
Blog: live-love-bark.blogspot.com
Instagram: livelovebark55
Facebook: Live Love Bark

One of my furry guest's vacay is featured in DogVacay blog: http://dogv.ac/ay/1HhPCvn
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Can administer oral medicine
CPR / First-Aid certified

Yulia and Ken B.

Online Now!
103 Reviews
53 Repeat Guests
$45/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 5 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Strict

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated December 10, 2016

Credentials

Background Checked
This sitter has passed a background check, which searches a variety of criminal databases.
Home Checked
This Host has successfully passed our in-person verification visit and completed our 1-on-1 training program.
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One of DogVacay's top Hosts and a mentor to new members of our Host community.
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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

Boarding Overnight At Yulia and Ken's Home
$45 /night
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
Daycare At Yulia and Ken's Home
$30 /day
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$20 /half-hour
$30 /hour
  • Willing to travel 2 miles
Home Visits
$25 /visit
  • Willing to travel 2 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$15 each way
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
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103 Reviews
Yulia really is the best just as other guests have said. She is in complete control and very knowledgeable. I was out of the country with minimal contact, but I really had no worries at all with Yulia pet sitting. Her home is also perfect for dogs to have a great time with a spacious yard. Will absolutely be back.
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Yulia took good care of my little dog. He is shy with strangers, but he was very comfortable there. Thanks.
Booking with Yulia and Ken was an overall wonderful experience! They were very communicative and professional and I could tell from the meet and greet our pups would be in great hands. We got pictures and updates during our trip and when we picked up the dogs, it was clear they had a great time.We would definitely recommend Yulia and Ken to others!
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Yulia and Ken were very attentive with our Iggy and Yorkie and sensitive to our concerns about the little one being prone to running away. They both sent frequent updates and photos to us when we were out of town and the dogs came back home very happy. They are were also very understanding when we were late for pickup and drop off. We would love to use them again and highly recommend them!
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Oakley was in great hands with Yulia! We loved getting a text message from her telling us Oakley was adjusting well. She also shared pictures of Oakley playing with other guests which helped us enjoy our time away knowing she was having a good time. Thank you for sharing your home!
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Cleo had a great time with Yulia. We received daily photo updates and it seems that Cleo fit right in. Yulia is very knowledgeable and skilled with watching multiple dogs - very professional but also makes the dogs feel right at home. I rlwiuld highly recommend!
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The dogs had a good time, as always, we got a lot of pictures and updates. Thank you
Julie and Ken provide a loving, welcoming environment. They treated Abby and Max like one of their own family. Abby and Max enjoyed their time from the very beginning. It was a great experience for everyone. We would certainly use them again.
Although my dog was with Yulia only one day, she listened carefully to all my questions and concerns. She even looked up the breed ahead of our meet and greet. She is a professional and I hope to be able to use again. Thanks Julia
Very nice and professional
Yulia is great and Kingsley had so much fun at his "summer camp"! She always kept me up to date with lots of pictures and updates of how Kingsley was doing. I will definitely be using Yulia again, thanks so much for the time, commitment and love you showed Kingsley!

- Kat
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Yulia & Ken were wonderful! We did two meet and greets prior to the dogvacay, one at their house and one at ours. Our trip fell on a weird weekend for them, but they agreed to come by to let the dogs out & feed them, then on Saturday take them back to their house. Yulia sent me pictures often, and kept me posted on their behavior. They slept really well when they got home, so I'm guessing they played a lot!
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Yulia and Ken were amazing hosts for my dog while I was away! I got the cutest pictures from them while I was gone and could tell that Ollie was having an awesome time. I really appreciated that Yulia made Ollie feel welcome in their home and with the other dogvacay dogs.
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Great as always. Riggs came back happy and healthy.
Yulia was incredibly thorough, accommodating, and professional. I would book with them again in a heartbeat.
Penny's second stay with Yulia and Ken was great, just like the first. Thank you both so much!
Yulia's is always a great stay for Nash when we are away. The pictures and video's she posts quickly reveal the fact that he doesn't seem to miss us much with all the pups that he gets to play with!

Super quick on the responses and updates, and I really appreciate her attention and suggestions to make Nash a happier pup.

A great experience always.
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Yulia has taken great care of Maya several times now and sends great pics. We highly recommend her!
Yulia is such a kind hearted individual that loves dogs! My dog, Nala, took well to her and her husband and their furry guests! Though last minute she was very accommodating in letting my pooch come a day early which I appreciated!

This is my first time using Dogvacay and I must say I had a pleasant experience with Yulia's services. The picture updates were awesome! It was nice to see that Nala was having a superb time!!! Thank you so much!!!! I will definitely look into booking with her again when the time arise!

Happy dog equals a happy dog parent!!!

Thank you again!!!

Charmayne

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Yulia is such a kind hearted individual that loves dogs! My dog, Nala, took well to her and her husband and their furry guests! Though last minute she was very accommodating in letting my pooch come a day early which I appreciated!

This is my first time using Dogvacay and I must say I had a pleasant experience with Yulia's services. The picture updates were awesome! It was nice to see that Nala was having a superb time!!! Thank you so much!!!! I will definitely look into booking with her again when the time arise!

Happy dog equals a happy dog parent!!!

Thank you again!!!

Charmayne

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Yulia and Ken were great once again. Our pup has stayed with them a number of times and they have been great. We love all the photos and have complete confidence they'll take great care of girl. We've already booked more vacations with them. Highly recommended!
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Yulia is awesome!!! She was wonderful with my dog Buddy and she took lots of pics and videos throughout his stay to update me on how he was doing. I would recommend Yulia to everyone!!
Yulia was great and answered my reservation questions very quickly! She kept me updated with lots of pictures of Kingsley. I will definitely be using her again, thanks again Yulia!!!!
Maya had a wonderful time with Yulia and Ken as always!
Sevilla, my Spanish water-dog has been over to Yulia & Ken's home 5 times so far this year ! It is like her second home, from one-day stays to the latest 9 day dog vacation. I love receiving daily pictures from Yulia and knowing that Sevilla is in a loving home having fun !
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Yulia and her hubby have been awesome pet caretakers. I can feel at ease when leaving my dog, Harley. The daily updates confirm that Harley is in good hands and I can enjoy my time away without worrying.
I have two very small dogs and so I am super nervous about anyone watching them. Yulia is the most amazing sitter!!! She helped me feel comfortable, but even better the pups had a great time. I got regular pictures of the dogs too.
I can't say enough positive things about Yulia. She takes wonderful care of my pup Cooper. She is very responsive and always sends photos. She is truly fantastic!!
Yulia was great! I was super nervous about leaving our 11 month old puppy while we took a cruise but Yulia sent picture updates and even emailed us two videos! When we picked Buzz up he was happy and healthy. It was clear that he felt very comfortable while staying with Yulia. We will definitely be back for our next vacation!
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Oreo always loved his visits! And easy and close to the airport for us!
Another great stay at Yulia's, she's doing a good job.
Yulia and Ken was awesome. Our pup has leaving anxiety and were very comfortable leaving her with Yulia. She is very thoughtful and their house set up perfectly for 4 leggers. Maxine loved running in the backyard and playing with other dogs. We received pictures letting us know everything is ok. We'll definitely book a vacay with Yulia again!
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Wonderful care as usual!
Yulia and Ken were wonderful caretakers of Calvin. He seemed very happy the entire trip. She gave me plenty of updates and pictures. Their house is dog proof and I'm very happy with their business, I will always look to them first for my dogs vacation!!
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Lucy's vacay at Yulia's was great, as usual! We were really grateful that Yulia took Lucy for an extra day, after the unexpected snow kept us from picking her up. Lucy came home happy, healthy and exhausted :)
Fantastic--Max and Bella seemed very happy! Thanks so much - we will be back soon :)
Our 4.5 month old stayed with Yulia while we were out of town for a wedding. We were looking for something better than a boarding situation with 50 other dogs. We are very happy with the decision we made to have Penny stay with Yulia and her husband. We received a few video and picture updates each day while we were gone and it looked like she had a blast. They even accommodated her large crate that she sleeps in.
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Excellent as always!
Excellent as always!
I go out of town frequently and have used friends and Old Towne Pet Resort. I was looking for an in-home option as I like the idea of my dog being able to play with other dogs and NOT be in a cage all day next to a ton of barking dogs. What can I say, my dog is my baby. Anyway, Yulia came recommended from two of my friends so I decided to give her a try. She was super responsive and was very flexible on drop-off and pick-up (I needed to change my times and she quickly responded that she could accommodate). I dropped Teddy off last Wednesday night and picked him up this past Monday. In short, he had a blast! He was probably bummed to leave his dog friends. I loved the pictures and videos and I just knew immediately upon dropping him off that he was in good hands. Their house is super dog-friendly and they have a nice fenced in yard in the back. I would 10000% recommend Yulia and the next time I go out of town I'm going to use her. This was such a positive experience. Thank you dogvacay AND Yulia and her husband Ken.
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This was our second time using Yulia - she was great. Yulia gave peace of mind with the whole experience, starting with the free introductory visit, and being very flexible with our early drop-off/late pick-up time. Yulia was very attentive to my dog's needs and asked all the right questions to make me feel a lot better before heading out on vacation for 4 days. She kept me updated with two pictures a day and with a write up on how everything was going. I'm overall very pleased and will absolutely be using her services again. Thank you, Yulia!
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It was my first time putting my one year old dog with an overnight sitter. Yulia gave peace of mind with the whole experience, starting with the free introductory visit, and being very flexible with our early drop-off/late pick-up time. Yulia was very attentive to my dog's needs and asked all the right questions to make me feel a lot better before heading out on vacation for 4 days. She kept me updated with two pictures a day and with a write up on how everything was going. I'm overall very pleased and will absolutely be using her services again. Thank you, Yulia!
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Wonderful
This was our puppy´s first time in day care. We were visiting the DC area and wanted a day to do tours and museums without worrying about having to keep our pup in her crate all day. Yuliya was great! She sent us photos and videos throughout the day. We could tell our pup had a great time playing with the other dogs. When we picked her up she was all worn out and ready for a good night´s sleep which was especially great because so were we.
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Yulia was a perfect hostess; flexible, thoughtful, considerate and took fun pictures every day. She told us she has taken pet CPR, and was careful in little details like barrier gates in front of the entryway and being sure potential drop-offs near stairways were inaccessible. Sam played all Christmas and came home tired and happy. Thanks, Yulia !
Eleanor S.
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Yulia and Ken took great care of Oreo. He must have had a great time over the Christmas break because he slept for 2 straight days when he got
Home. They have a nice yard and doggie door so I'm sure he ran a lot. Now that I think of it he's probably bored being home without a yard to play in. Thanks for taking such great care of him and for the updates. He will certainly be back to visit again!
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Yulia took great care of our elderly greyhound even handling all of her pills with no issues.
Once again, we were very happy with Yulia's care of our 2 dogs. She came to our house to collect them up because we had already left town earlier in the day. She was very flexible about our pick up time as well. She sent cute photos and kept us updated. She is great with our male dog, who can be difficult, but she seems to have gotten on his good side, which is saying a lot! We will use Yulia for our sitter for as long as she is willing!
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JD had a great time with Yulia!
My puppy, Zoey, has been going to Yulia for daycare 2-3 times a week for 2 months now she loves it. Zoey even runs right up to Yulia's front door and cries (happy cries) and jumps all over her when we arrive in the morning which is a true testimony to how much she loves Yulia. Yulia provides me with updates, pictures and videos throughout the day, which always make me smile. She allows my puppy to get the necessary socialization with the other dogs she sits. Yulia is very very flexible with drop off and pick up times..nothing has ever been a hassle. Zoey and I are so fortunate to find such a trustworthy, caring, informed dog lover to look after Zoey during the day while I am working. I couldn't recommend her services enough.
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Awesome!
After a recent move from coast to coast I was a bit worried about how my pup will react to being left behind for the holidays, specially since she 'cried' when I left her at Yulia's home. After receiving the first set of pictures from I realized I had chosen a great host from my 9 year old shy dog. Yulia understood her perfectly and made her feel at home. Today when I picked her up I could tell she had had a great time a real dog vacation ! I will take my pup with Yulia anytime I am out of town without hesitation.
thank you.
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I met with Yulia before the Thanksgiving sit day. She was well organized and advised me on the other dogs who would be visiting. She asked about my dogs preferences. Yulia reconfirmed logistics several days before the sit which I appreciated. Marzipan came home happy and relaxed, I am sure she had a great time. I will use Yulia again when we visit my "dog allergic" son-in-law.
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Our dog just completed his second stay with Yulia. They spoil him and send me pictures and videos. My dog loves staying with Yulia!
Great as always.
Yulia was, as always, awesome! Izzy loves to stay with her and the love goes both ways. I am always comfortable leaving Izzy with Yulia.
Yulia was really great. She seems to know dogs - she picked up right away on what type of dog Indy was and was very accommodating. Indy had a wonderful time (he slept all day the next day!)
Yulia was great and Trot had a great time staying with her! Yulia was very responsible and responsive in coordinating pickup/drop-off and letting us know how Trot was doing throughout her stay. Trot came home tired and happy :)
We are so lucky to have found Yulia to take of our puppy, Ellie, while we were away visiting friends. Yulia's home is in a very safe and dog-friendly neighborhood, and the house has a huge, fenced backyard. Yulia was very attentive to Ellie's needs and made sure to send updates or upload pictures regularly. We were nervous about dropping off a small pup for several days, but Yulia was always available to answer our questions and responded very quickly. It was also comforting knowing that Ellie had 24/7 supervision and received a lot of attention. Ellie enjoyed her first stay tremendously and was very excited to return for her second stay.

We couldn't have asked for a better experience, and our puppy agrees!
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Our dog Sydney had another wonderful stay with Yulia. Sydney was very excited to see Yulia - yet another good sign of how much she enjoyed her stay. I'd be happy to book with Yulia again!
My dog was in great hands once again! I know he was well cared for and got plenty of exercise as he came home very tired. I loved Yulia's cute pictures and I could tell he was having a great time - thanks for the great care you provide!
Very attentive and provided periodic photo and video updates. An excellent hostess for my dog!
Lucy has been to Yulia's a bunch of times for doggy daycare, but this was her first long dogvacay! As usual, Yulia provided amazing care, lots of updates and was super helpful with a complicated pick up. I have zero worries leaving Lucy for any length of time at Yulia and Ken's. They always have sweet friendly dogs to play with and really make their dog guests feel at home. Lucy absolutely loves staying there. I don't even think she missed us :)
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This is my second time coming to Yulia and bringing my goldendoodle, Zoey. However, this was my first time leaving Zoey for a trip not with one of my close friends so I was very nervous. My fears were calmed when as soon as we arrived to the door Zoey started running forward in excitement. My Zoey is a bit high-maintenance and is a picky eater and also had to take medicine during her stay. Yulia kept me informed of all of this. She also sent me photos and videos the first day, which were great! Zoey came home EXHAUSTED and passed out immediately. She was like that for almost a full 24 hours and I can tell had a lot of fun!
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Wonderful as usual! Thank you!
Again, Yulia and Ken were fantastic hosts for our pups, who came home happy, well fed and tired. Updates, photos and even a video this time! And we were only gone 2 days! Thank you Yulia!
Yulia was great as usual! This always Brodie's first overnight stay and he seemed very happy when I picked him up. Yulia sent photos and notes about his stay. I'm very overprotective and felt very greatful for the updates!
Second trip to Yulia's for Nash this past weekend and it was better than the first. She even accommodated our extra day request with no hesitation and we rested easy knowing our pup was in good hands. Cannot recommend enough.
Excellent experience as always! Maya had so much fun playing with some new friends and Yulia kept me up to date through pics and video!
Could not be happier with our first experience on DogVacay with Yulia. Immediate replies to messages, the awesome setup at her home and her obvious love for dogs made this an easy five star review.

I would absolutely recommend her to anyone looking for a great place to house their pet while they're away. We will certainly be back.

Loved the pictures and videos too!
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Yulia is very knowledgeable and able to care for days of various sizes and temperaments. Our Tucker was spoiled with care and attention.
Yulia was lovely and sent photo and video updates.Also gave our pup his daily medication twice a day. We had complete peace of mind leaving our pup with Yulia and Ken. Really appreciate having Yulia look after our pup.
Yulia is a natural with dogs and my dog adores her. She lives in a comfortable house with a backyard ideal for all creature to lounge in. Yulia is responsive and sent me adorable pictures of my dog, who seemed to be having more fun with her host than she does with me. I love knowing that my dog is entertained and happy when I'm at work. Thanks, Yulia!
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We did not know about dog vacay until the last minute before leaving for vacation. I don't think Yulia needed the business, with a few dogs in her care already. My husband stopped by and met her and promptly booked. He felt it was a great set up. Yulia was very responsive regarding my many questions. And gave us useful feedback regarding how karma did with the other dogs. She had a lot of fun which we were not sure would be the case, as we've had her less than a year. Yulia sent daily pics and videos, with cute notes. Consequently, we were able to relax and not worry, even though she has never boarded. Yulia seemed like she was very organized and knowledgeable as well. Our dog met knew friends and seemed so happy. Yulia is flexible with where they sleep, but goes by your wishes. Yulia is not the closest to our home, but would DEFINATELY use her again. She is very calm and professional and seemed able to manage all kinds of dogs well. She is energetic and interacts with the dogs. We felt our dog was safe in her care, which was most important to us. Pam
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Brodie LOVED his daycare visits! He is a rescue pup and is afraid of most new settings, but he had a great time. Yulia provided videos and pictures that made me feel more comfortable dropping him off!
I can't say enough good things about Yulia! We will definitely be using her again.
Yulia is awesome! She has a great setup, with a big backyard and a very dog friendly house. She clearly is very experienced with dogs and I could tell that our pups had a fabulous time with her while we were away. She kept us updated with pictures and anecdotes. We will definitely use her again!
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This was Gunner's second stay with Yulia and he was definitely excited to be back! Yulia is great to work with and very communicative. Look forward to the next opportunity to drop Gunner off for some more fun.
Maya always has a true dog vacay with Yulia and Ken! Outstanding care.
Lucy has spent three awesome daycare days with Yulia, so I figured it was time for a review! I couldn't ask for a better daycare arrangement than Yulia and Ken's. They live three blocks from my office, give their doggy guests almost constant attention, AND have a fully-fenced dream backyard in a quiet neighborhood. The dogs can come and go through the backdoor all day, which is such a treat for an energetic apartment dog. One of the best things about Yulia's hosting is that she posts pictures and videos of the dogs to her Instagram. I never feel like I have to pester her for updates - she posts pics and emails me a copy with a note.

Lucy almost never has issues with other dogs, but I do really like that Yulia gives all dogs compatibility tests before leaving them alone and caps the number of dogs staying at one time. She's a very conscientious host.

Lucy always comes home super happy and exhausted. She starts barking and squealing as soon as we turn into the neighborhood - basically a guarantee that she has a good time at daycare :)
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Our 13 year old lab Mocca seemed very happy when we picked her up after her first day with Yulia. So we were happy, too! I feel totally comfortable leaving Mocca there and I am happy to have found Yulia! This is such a great alternative to overcrowded and noisy dog hotels!
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Yulia did an outstanding job of taking care of our dog. She has excellent communication skills and kept us informed of Izzie's status throughout our trip with pictures and notes. Izzie was calm and content when we picked her up. We look forward to having Yulia care for our dog again.
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Yulia and Ken were so welcoming to us and our dogs. Sent photos and updates throughout the weekend and really bonded with our male, Chico, who is not that easy. We didn't worry at all and when we returned the dogs were happy and healthy. Highly recommend!
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Yulia and Ken took excellent care of our dog Maya and kept us updated on how she was doing the whole time we were gone. We simply could not have asked for more and Maya is already looking forward to her next stay!
Yulia did an amazing job with Riggs. She is obviously an experienced sitter and I would trust her with Riggs anytime. He came home happy and healthy. I was also happy he also got some social time in with other dogs. She really has a premium dog vacation spot setup at her home with the huge backyard and back door so the dogs can roam. I will definitely use again when she is available and would recommend to all. Thanks again.
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Yulia is the best! She did a wonderful job taking care of my dog and she sent the cutest pictures which showed just how happy he was. She is very responsive and very knowledgeable about dogs. I highly recommend her and I will not hesitate to book with her again. I think my dog is still missing her.
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Jiji had a great time! She seemed very comfortable in their home and enjoyed their yard full of squirrels to chase! She came home happy and that makes us happy! We will definitely be back!
Our 1 year old cavachon, Harper, stayed with Yulia over Memorial Day weekend for 4 days. Yulia was very accommodating, flexible, and quick to respond with our last minute request. It was Harper's very first vacay & from the moment Harper arrived, he immediately felt at home. Yulia was a fantastic host and we very much appreciated her daily videos and photos. She made us feel very comfortable, and Harper came home very happy. Harper will definitely be back :)
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Fantastic experience!
Yulia is great, very helpful and accommodating. it was a long trip and her daily photo updates were very helpful and gave me peace of mind. my dogs were well taken care of. will use her again.
Yulia (and Ken) were just awesome!

From our initial inquiry about hosting, Yulia was great - she answered my questions and addressed all of my concerns (there were a lot) about hosting our pups, her response showed how knowledgeable she was about dogs and dog behavior. The meet and greet was great also, our experience and our pups interaction with both Yulia and Ken made us feel at ease and comfortable knowing that our pups would be in great hands.

Dixie and Diesel stayed with them for 2 weeks - Yulia kept us updated on their stay through pictures and videos via the DogVacay app (great app, btw)! The daily updates and messages reassured us that our pups were doing great and enjoying their vacation - this allowed us to enjoy our own vacation and not stress, especially since this was the first time Diesel has ever been away from us. We would definitely use Yulia as a host in the future and would recommend her to anyone looking for someone to host their pups.

This was our first experience using this type of dog boarding service and we will never go back to kennels again! A kennel would never provide you or your pups the same kind of personal attention, interaction, and service that you would receive from Yulia!
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Yulia and Ken are so lovely! During my meet and greet with Yulia, she really put me at ease. My dogs can be a handful and she assured me they would be fine. Ken watched the dogs and is super chill. He sent multiple photos from their two day stay, and though the dogs have separation anxiety issues, he took it all in stride. And their house has a great back yard that is completely fenced in. I would definitely feel comfortable leaving my babies with Ken and Yulia again!
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We couldn't be more pleased with Yulia! She was quick to respond, very professional and made us feel completely at ease with her obvious love of dogs. We left our dear pup Stokley in her care for about 5 days and during that time we received constant updates with videos and pictures of his stay. That was so important for us and it helped us relax while on vacation. By the time we picked him up he looked happy and exhausted from all of the fun. We know he had a great time and are very grateful for Yulia's help. I'd recommended her to anyone!
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Yulia was great! Our pup Girmit came home happy and tired. Yulia provided updates and photos of our Girmit and made us feel at ease that Girmit was in safe hands. Thank you Yulia and we hope you can host Girmit again!
My 11.5 yr old lab loves staying with Yulia when I go out of town. It is hard to get him to leave when I come to pick him up! He is on several medications/supplements to treat his severe arthritis and year-round allergies and Yulia is more than competent in administering the proper meds at the proper times. Also, his arthritis limits his mobility and Yulia works with me to understand what he can and cannot do. I don't worry at all about my fur baby when I'm out of town!
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Yulia and Ken were great hosts, and we'll likely use them again in the future. Cody came home happy and tired from playing lots of fetch with them during his stay. Yulia sent me regular photo and video updates, which were great to see and reassuring while I was away.
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Yulia has hosted Yoshi a few times and it has been great. She is very flexible with pick-up and drop-off times and she's very good with sending photos and updates. I can tell that Yoshi is very comfortable with her and will definitely be using her in the future!
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Yulia was great with Jake. It was his first stay with her. He hasn't had much socialising with other dogs so I was very concerned.He is a bit of a loner.
Yulia set my mind at rest by sending emails and photos each day. Yulia also gave Jake his medication each day. Also lovely to have a big garden .
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Yulia is a wonderful host and took wonderful and loving care of our 8 year old golden retriever. She sent regular messages and photos to keep us updated. I also appreciate her flexibility as we returned home a day later than we had originally expected.

I have no reservation in recommending her.

Mark S
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We were so pleased with Yulia's care for our Golden Retriever, Owen. She sent regular updates, pictures, videos and we were so relieved and happy to know that he was so well cared for. Yulia was also so flexible with drop-off and pick-up times! The next time we need someone to take care of Owen we will definitely check Yulia's availability FIRST!
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What a relief! Yulia is amazing! We've typically left our dog at a fancy boarding facility and were exploring other options. We would get bummed out on vacation checking the webcam to see him sitting in a kennel completely depressed. Yulia communicates quickly - no waiting around. We set up a meet and greet that went well. Our dog seemed completely at home. Yulia shared pictures throughout the day and our dog seemed very happy and made friends with the dog that lived downstairs. Yulia is a great host! We will definitely be using Yulia again!
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Yulia has taken care of my two large dogs two times in the past month. She's a terrific host - confirmed even more when my black Lab walked right into her house and made himself quite comfortable the second time she watched them. With the new fenced in back yard, the dogs have even more reason to love their vacations at Yulia's.
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Yulia was great! My dog fedora really took a liking to her and the house she stayed in. I live in an apartment building so having that yard for her whole vacay was definitely a treat. My roommate picked her up from Yulia's and it seemed she did not want to even leave because she was having so much fun. Even though it took a day or so for her to get acclimated, Yulia made her comfortable. I definitely recommend and will use again.
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