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Stellina + Russell G.

133 Reviews
43 Repeat Guests
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  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 2 hours
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Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK

Stellina + Russell's Resident Pets

Border Collie
17 yr 1 mo old
Labrador Retriever
3 yr 0 mo old

Stellina + Russell's House

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

About Stellina + Russell

20 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Welcome! We live in Highlands Ranch with our old buddy Mitros and young Bayou; both rescue pups.
We've cared for dogs for over 20 years. Have served as volunteers at DFL, foster parents at Polaris Husky Rescue and Colorado Dalmatian Rescue.
I, Stellina, work from home, where I also conduct my PhD research. I have plenty of time to care for and play with all four-legged friends, both yours and ours. Russell is the walk-the-pooch master, and head of home visits. Our home is cozy and our yard fully enclosed and dog-ready.
Do allow us the opportunity and great pleasure to serve you and your best friends.

Additional services:
-- Elderly dog & special-needs care
-- Baths
-- Available on most holidays
-- Last minute requests

Our prices reflect care for one adult pup. 2 or more, or extended stays enjoy a discount on all our services (plus free baths).
For pooches under 12 months, extra large breeds, and pups who are not spayed or neutered we charge $38/night.
We have a no-tolerance policy for aggression and/or destructive tendencies.

For any other questions you may have, we are always here and happy to answer your questions.
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
CPR / First-Aid certified
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Advanced senior issues

Stellina + Russell G.

133 Reviews
43 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
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  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated January 19, 2017


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Disaster Relief
This sitter has completed training for the DogVacay Disaster Relief Program and volunteered to help displaced pets in the event of a natural disaster.
Phone Interviewed
Serious hosts take the time to talk to us over the phone, get their questions asked and introduce themselves personally.
Pay through DogVacay for:
Premium Pet Insurance, 24/7 Customer Support and Daily Photo Updates!

Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Stellina + Russell's Home
$30 /night
  • Watches up to 5 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Stellina + Russell's Home
$25 /day
  • Watches up to 5 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Home Visits
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
$15 /bath
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
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133 Reviews
Chimay had another amazing vacay over at Stellina & Russell's! She always comes home a happy pup, and sleeps for about three days straight! She always has the best time over there and makes tons of new friends!
Stellina and Russell were wonderful with our 10 year old lab! They arranged a meet and greet beforehand which was helpful - Sadie arrived relaxed and happily joined their family.
Russell and Stellina were great - very good with Mason and patient with his puppy behavior.
Lily loves it there!
Stellina and Russell always take great care of my pugs and send me very cute daily pictures and updates.
Jet had a great time on vacay! It was nice to get updates so we knew she was having fun and was well cared for!
This was Gator's first stay with Stellina and Russell. We believe he loved it and had a great time with his other furry friends. We received daily updates with photos, and we were very pleased with the ease of this process. We will definitely use Stellina and Russell again!
Stormy's stay was absolutely perfect! She had never stayed away from us that long and from the wonderful updates and pictures Stellina and Russell sent we could tell she was right at home! We are so glad we tried out the idea of boarding your dog at home and will never use a kennel again.
Thank you so much :)
Russell was wonderful with all my pets. I was away for 8 days during which he took care of my two dogs and reef aquarium with fish. Always responding promptly, easy to communicate...I couldn't ask for more. When I got back from vacation, I found my pets and my home in perfect condition. Thank you!
Stellina and Russell are warming and welcoming. I loved getting my updates. Makes me feel so much better leaving them when I know they are being well taken care of.
Norman seemed to have a great time. They kept me informed about him. I would certainly use them again. Karen T.
This was my first time using DogVacay. The process was super easy and was happy to find a lot of people near my location. Stellina and Russell were really nice. The one main concern I had with leaving Bella at their home was they had larger dogs, which Bella can be a little nervous around. But they sent me a couple photos during my trip and assured me things were good. When I picked up Bella you could tell she was a lot less stressed than she is when I have picked her up from other boarding places in the past - so that's really good!
Gangsta enjoyed the stay over memorial day weekend. He had a good time playing with bayou. Thanks stellina and russ for taking good care of gangsta and the periodic updates .
My experience with Stellina and Russell was very positive. We had a meet-and-greet date before the weekend stay, where my dog, Max, was able to sniff around the house and backyard to his content. He met a daycare dog and one of their own pups and all went well. During the long weekend stay, Russell sent newsy updates about how Max was settling in and making new friends. I will definitely have Max stay with them again. Thanks for taking such good care of Max!
This was out first time using a pet sitter and could not be more happy with the experience! Russell took such good care of our three pups. When he came back by to give us our key, my dogs wanted to leave with him :) Highly recommend!!
This was our first time using DogVacay and what a great experience! I don't know what Stellina and Russell did but Bo came back home completely spoiled and dare I say, a little depressed. He keeps looking at me like "when can I go back"? He must have received a lot of love and attention. Would definitely recommend.
They were awesome! Sent frequent updates and pictures and took great care of our pup. I believe these two truly love dogs and hope they are available the next time we go out of town.
Stellina & Russell are always easy to work with and accommodating on short notice, this time with all three pups! It's great to know the dogs will be looked after and loved as if they were in my own home.
Stellina & Russell are always easy to work with and accommodating on short notice. It's great to know the dogs will be looked after and loved as if they were in my own home.
Stellina & Russell are always easy to work with and accommodating on short notice. It's great to know the dogs will be looked after and loved as if they were in my own home.
Stellina & Russell are always easy to work with and accommodating on short notice. It's great to know the dogs will be looked after and loved as if they were in my own home.
Stellina & Russell are always easy to work with and accommodating on short notice. It's great to know the dogs will be looked after and loved as if they were in my own home.
As always, Stellina and Russell were AWESOME and took great care of my pup and updating me with photos and texts which is always nice to see! Thank you! See you soon!
Wonderful stay!!!
Stellina and Russell are super loving dog owners that Forest is always excited to visit. Highly recommended! Thank you again for being super flexible and caring for my little guy!
We have lost count how many times Sadie and JJ have stayed with stellina and Russell over the past two years. They truly treat our pups like their own cannot say enough good things. Already booked their next stay in Feb
As usual, another great stay for Tucker with Stellina and Russell! He receives so much love and affection, and has a great time with the other dogs. We always appreciate the frequent updates we get on his stay! I would recommend these hosts to anyone looking for a great situation for their pup - you won't regret it!
Thank you, thank you , thank you!!! Another great stay for our Pup Toby. Love our Dogvacay hosts !! See you soon.
Our labradoodle had another great vacation with Stellina and Russell. I know we spoil our dog, but I believe they give her even more attention then we do! I am always so thankful for the frequent photos and updates that they send to us. We are grateful to have found this amazing couple!
As always, Stellina and Russell are awesome! We left our pet, Nappi, with them for two weeks while we were in Iceland. I never worried about her care because they always take such great care of our her. They send a daily e-mail on her activity and send us the best photos! We have several small trips coming up and so, I've booked with Stellina and Russell for our out of town travels through March!
Great visit! When Chimay arrives, she feels right at home and has the best time! She comes home happy (and tired from all the playtime!)! Amazing stay as always!
Little Forest LOVES goign to Stellina and Russell's house. Plenty of updates, always comes home tired from playing and always excited when we turn the corner (he already knows where he is going). Highly recommend Stellina and Russell! Already booked another long weekend! (psss don't tell the little guy - or he won't be able to stop jumping till then!) :)
As always, Dolce and Gabbana had another great stay with Stellina & Russell, they were happy and excited to see them and happy and excited when we pick them up, with pictures and email updates, it gives us peace of mind knowing they are in great hands, while we were away, Thanks Stellina & Russell for your great care and love
Love, Reza, Nooshin, Dolce and GAbbana
My little guy's stay was fabulous. For my little guy, staying with Stellina and Russell is like a second home. He loves them and they adore him. When I picked him up on October 1, he sniffed me and proceeded to lay down. Stellina and Russell treat my dog like he is part of their family. There isn't any other place I would board my dog. When I leave him, I know he is being well cared for. I want to personally thank Stellina and Russell for all they do for my little guy.
As always Stellina and Russell took very good care of my little Forest. Great updates and photos! Forest is always so excited to come over and play! Thank you.
Amazing as always! Pup came home so happy! ;)
Stellina and Russell watched our Australian Shepherd, Mozzie, for ten days while we explored Colorado. Not only did they treat her like family, but they gave us daily updates with pictures so we knew she was enjoying her vacation too! They only watch a few dogs at a time so we knew that Mozzie was getting plenty of attention and snuggles. Plus, their dog, Bayou, made the perfect playmate for Mozzie. Cannot recommend them enough. Thank you, Stellina & Russell!
Great stay. Wonderful hosts.
Spanky was treated like one of the family and looks forward to returning in October!
I have gone on a longer vacation this time, and was very pleased of the daily photos and updates! As always I'm highly recommending Stellina and Russell to other dog lovers. They are simply awesome!
As always - as soon as I've mentioned "Stellina and Russells' house" forest jumps up and heads to the door jumping up and down! Great 2nd home for my baby boy! Highly recommend.
Ari, our 11 year old Beagle, stayed with Stellina and Russell for 5 nights in late August, 2015. We received nightly updates about his stay and they did a tremendous job with him. Next time we need a place for Ari while we are gone, he'll be back at Stellina and Russell's!
As usual, Tuck had a great stay with Stellina and Russell! He can relax in their home as if it his his home, and I love the daily updates and pictures I receive! Thank you S & R for your thoughtful care of our little guy!
Another great stay with these wonderful hosts. This was a long one, but received updates every day and pictures. Nikki came out happy and wagging her tail. I think the hosts were sad to see her go - but she'll be back!
Once again, Stellina and Russell took great care of our little Nappi. They give me great updates on how she is feeling, eating and playing with the other dogs. Our dog loves how much attention they give her. I never worry about our dog when she is with Stellina and Russell because I know she is in good hands!
AWESOME as usual, Dolce &Gabbana had another great stay, they were so excited to see Stellina+Russell, and happy and unstressed when we picked them up, we were at great peace to see them relaxed and comfortable with pictures and updates, TRULY BLESSING
Stellina+Russell are amazing and we can't thank them enough for their true love and caring for our dogs, Your are absolutely GREAT.
Reza, Nooshin, Dolce&Gabbana
Stellina and Russel took great care of our Golden. We were relieved that our boy was treated like one of the family and the near daily updates were treasured. Highly recommended!
Another great stay .Stellina and Russell always go
above and beyond , they treat our dog like a family member.
We were gone an unusually long time, and it was so nice to have piece of mind and know our dog was with them and getting the best care possible.
Thank you thank you thank you!
Another great visit with pictures and a report every day. She came home happy and rested. Wish I could say the same.....
Stellina and Russell are awesome. Very flexible, super nice and loving. I receive great picture updates of my baby boy playing outside and just having fun. You guys are great and I highly recommend you to other dog loving families. It is great feeling knowing your baby is well taken care of while traveling. Thank you!
As always - Forest LOVES coming to Stellina's and Russell's home. They are great animal takers and take care of my little boy while I travel on business. Highly recommend them. Thank you very much and looking forward to our next visit with you!
Stellina and Russell took great care of our girls while we were gone over the holiday weekend. One of our dogs is a new addition to our family and needed some special care given that she hadn't had a chance to bond with us. I had no worries that she would be well taken care. Will be leaving for an 10 day trip over the summer and have already booked the girls to stay with Stellina and Russell.
Nothing but positive comments for Stellina and Russell. If/when we have to leave the dog behind, they certainly make that an easier thing. Great hosts!!
Izzy really enjoyed her vacation with Stellina and Russell. Stellina and Russell treated Izzy as if she were their own dog with love and caring. They provided photos, and Izzy seemed very happy with them. Would certainly use them again.
Duke had another great stay with Stellina and Russell. It is his home away from home!
As always - this was a great visit for Forest with Stellina and Russell. Little Forest boy gets excited when I pull around the corner as he already knows that he is going on his vacation! Thank you for taking such great care of Forest and your flexibility.
My husband and I recently took a 2 week vacation and there is no one I can think of who I would have felt safer leaving my babies with for such an extended amount of time. Both Stellina and Russell truly care about our pups and it shows through in every email, photo that they send. They are the only ones I can imagine sending Sadie and Jase to.
As always, Forest had awesome time at Stellina and Russell! I have received dog updates and photos which is always awesome to know that your dog is doing well. When ever we pull up around the corner, he gets VERY excited as he already knows where he is going for the weekend :)
Another great visit. With pictures and daily commentary. Great hosts. BTW I received a check from DogVacay for my dog's injury the following week after I submitted it. I just emailed them the bill and Dr.'s notes, they subtracted my $250 deductible and paid the balance. They are the real deal.
Our dogs had another great visit with Stellina+Russell. They came home happy as ever. They kept us up to date with our much loved picture updates. They really care about our dogs well being and care about them being comfortable. You can tell they truly take care of them as if it were their own. I can't thank them enough for keeping us at ease while we are out of town. we truly appreciate them and their care, love, and top notch services.
Love you Stellina+Russell
Nooshin, Reza, Dolce and Gabbana
Really getting to know Kodi's extended family now, and we feel even stronger than before about Russell and Stellina! Such lovely people and they genuinely care for Kodi who is a rescued Alaskan Malamute/German Shepard, so you can imagine my concerns!
We are now several or more visits in and we enjoy our time away knowing that Kodi is having probably a better time than us!
Stellina and Russell give you every reason to strongly consider in-home care for your dog and NOT a kennel.
Love, love, love this couple.. Kodi's second home!
I love how Kodi is taken care of by Stellina and Russell yet again!
Stellina and Russell are the best dog sitters! We used to hate boarding our dog when we would go on vacation, but now that we have found Stellina and Russell, we can leave town knowing our dog is going to have her own wonderful vacation with them! You can tell that they really love dogs, and of course, I love all the updates and photos that they provide!
As always, Stellina and Russell were amazing and very flexible. Forest is always very excited to go on his mini-vacation to Stellina's and Russell's house. Very friendly and knowledgable about dogs in general. Thank you again!
A great stay, until Nikki got a splinter in her shoulder. Russell called me and immediately offered to take Nikki to the vet. They operated and pulled a big sliver out of her. Russell went twice to check on her. Dog Vacay followed up as Russell put a claim in for the vet bill. I paid the deductible of $250 and DV is reimbursing me the $200 remainder. Excellent care and service all around from a great company and super hosts.
Thank you Stellina and Russell for another wonderful experience! Toby is already missing his second family, so we will have to travel again soon so he can visit with you!
Our toy poodle Tucker recently spent a week with Stellina and Russell - his (and our) first experience with a DogVacay host. I can't say enough good things about Stellina and Russell! They took such good care of him, and were so patient as he got past his nerves and settled in to a new situation. They were super responsive to all communications and I loved getting updates with pictures every day! It helped me be at ease and enjoy our vacation to the fullest, knowing that Tucker was happy, well cared for and making new friends at their home. We will definitely be back for our next vacation!
Another great time with Stellina+Russell, and great mountain getaway for us to feel so relaxed and comfortable that they are staying with these wonderful and kind couple with email updates and pictures... simply BLESSING to have them
Dolce and Gabbana were so excited to see them again and had a great time,
Thank you Stellina+Russell for your amazing love and care. 5 STARS
Reza, Nooshin, Dolce, and Gabbana
This is the fourth time we have used Stellina & Russell and they are awesome. You can tell that they love pets and our dog Duke is in great hands when he stays there. If you are considering using DogVacay - Stellina & Russell will take great care of your pet. 5 Stars!!

David & Steph & Duke
This was our first drop off with Stellina and Russell and they are amazing! We received daily updates with photos of Cassie having a blast while on "vacay". From the first meet/greet visit to the pick up, it was obvious that they love dogs. Made the experience of having to drop off the pup a whole lot easier.

Thanks Stellina and Russell!!
Thank you again for taking care of our Forest this weekend! This was my first time using dogvacay and Stellina and Russell were simply awesome! They've kept me up to date, were flexible and made me feel very comfortable leaving little Forest in good hands. Forest has now been sleeping 5 hours since I've picked him up :) He must of enjoyed all the attention and playtime! Thank you again! We will definitely be visiting again with Forest and we highly recommend them to other dog lovers.
Fantastic! Stellina and Russell are both very kind, gentle people who LOVE dogs and took wonderful care of my 10 year old weim Bode. Definitely will use them again.
Another great week of playing and resting with S& R. I received pictures every day and she seemed happy and playful. She ate her food and looks great coming home. Thank you. guys.
We did a quick getaway weekend to the mountains for a ski trip and once again Stellina and Russell took amazing care of Gigi! We feel comfortable leaving our pet with them because we know that our pet is going to be well taken care of by Stellina and Russell.
They were great. I was late picking her up and they were very understanding. My puppy is only 4 months old and is a bundle of energy, so she loved playing with their dog. I would highly recommend them.
This was our first time using DogVacay. Stellina and Russell were fantastic. Niko had a great time and was so well taken care of. We will definitely be repeat customers. Thank you for a great experience! -K&S
As always, Lucy loved her stay with Stellina and Russell! They are wonderful about sending an update every day, with photos, which makes us feel secure that she is healthy and happy (and probably slightly naughty!)
Gigi once again enjoyed her stay with Stellina and Russell. When I dropped her off she was happy to see them because they always treat her like one of their own. She has found her home away from home! I highly recommend them and Gigi will be staying with them again in March.
Another great, restful stay with Stellina and Russell. Pictures everyday with an update. Very nice hosts and would recommend.
Always a pleasure. Thanks again!
Stellina and Russell took care of our dog, Gigi, and once again provided great care. I was out of the country and Stellina sent me daily e-mails regarding Gigi's well being. It's such a relief to know that she is in their care when I have to be out of town. I can't thank them enough for taking such amazing care of Gigi. In a few weeks we have a family ski vacation planned and I have already booked Gigi to stay with them again.
As usual Sadie and Jase's stay with Stellina was amazing. They are our only choice of care when we are leaving town :)
Stellina and Russell are absolutely phenomenal. Our dog is 12 years old and we recently lost our other dog who had been her companion for 10 years. Therefore, I didn't want to leave her alone at a kennel as our family traveled out of state. I met with Stellina and Russell and they made me feel at ease. They are both very calm and have great experience in caring for dogs and they took great care of our dog. They e-mailed me on how she was doing and sent pictures. When I picked her up she looked happy and it was obvious that they had taken great care of our pet. I plan to book with them again and highly recommend them.
Chimay stayed with Stellina and Russell for a quick weekend and she had an amazing time! We received daily reports and pictures on Chimay's vacation. Excellent!
Excellent stay again for our pup! Loved all the updates/pics from Stellina and Russell!
What a great experience for Kodi! Stellina and Russell.. well, you can't get any better. Our family was gone for almost a month on a much planned, long dream holiday, so they knew I was worried about the length of stay. I didn't need to be! They were so good to our Kodi and it was so reassuring to see him in all the pictures they sent which was everyday with notes about how he was doing. Kodi is a rescue and it was important to us that he was in a home environment and we couldn't have asked for anything better. He enjoyed himself immensely! Thank you so much Stellina and Russell. We can't thank you enough!!!!
Another wonderful stay with Stellina and Russell!! Special appreciation for allowing us to extend one day due to adverse weather. Lucy had a fabulous time and came home totally happy. Thank you!
Another great stay with Russell and Stellina! Love the daily pictures!
This was our dog Clarence's first stay with Stellina and Russell. Previously he would stay with his Sister's owner but she had to move and couldn't watch him.
We didn't want to kennel him as he doesn't do well in that environment and gets very stressed. Finding Stellina and Russell was a godsend. They provided a loving home away from home environment and took very good care of him. We appreciated their patience with him as he can be quite a handful.
Another great visit with these wonderful hosts. Pictures everyday and an update on my dog's well being. HIghly recommended.
Another great experience! When we pulled up to Stellina and Russell's house our dog Toby got so excited , jumped out and ran to the front door!

We really enjoyed the emails and photos they send daily. They gave him a bath and we picked him up clean and happy.
So nice to know we can travel and know our puppy is happy , loved and taken care of.
Thank you!!
Another great time with Stellina + Russell for our sons, Dolce and Gabbana, and a relaxing mountain getaway for us, they were so happy and excited to see them and like always, they had a great time.
Thank you Stellina + Russell for your great care and love
This was our second time leaving our fur babies with Stellina and Russel ,and we were so thrilled with everything. We have already booked our 3rd time with them!
Our 3 year old lab recently stayed with Stellina and Russell for a week over Thanksgiving, and it was fantastic. They are so great about sending updates with pictures everyday. I can truly say that our little Chimay had an amazing puppy vacation (she didn't want to leave!). She is already booked to stay with them again over Christmas. Our pup came home completely tuckered, which is a clear sign that she had an awesome week. ;) Stellina and Russell are excellent at what they do!
My two pugs were treated very well by Stellina and Russell. I was updated each day with adorable pictures and written details of their stay. This was their first stay with Stellina and Russell and I was reassured that their special needs would be accommodated. Many thanks to Stellina and Russell for taking such good care of my little furry loved ones!
Stellina and Russell were amazing! You can tell they have a great love for dogs. We appreciated all the pictures and updates we received while we were gone. It was great to know that our pup was having just as good of time on his "vacation" as we were on ours. We would highly recommend them.
I highly recommend Stellina and Russell. I have an elderly dog with some special needs, and they had no problem accommodating him. They provided daily progress reports, complete with pictures, to inform me how my dog was doing. I really appreciated the care they put into the reports, because it let me know my dog was in very good hands while I was away. My dog was very happy and relaxed when I picked him up, and I would definitely use their services again.
Lucy had a fantastic time with Stellina and Russell. She loved playing with their dog, Bayou, plus another young guest. She was happy to see us but I think wants to go back and visit. We appreciated the frequent updates on our puppy, as this was our first time leaving her. We look forward to her next visit!
Excellent hosts - could not ask for anyone better. Trustworthy and knowledgeable! I have an older dog and a younger dog. They know how to care for both in individualized ways.
Stellina and Russell are the perfect "substitutes" for our family when we travel. They take better care of our dog than we do -- and that's saying something! We will keep going back to Stellina and Russell. And our dog loves it... hops right out of the car when we arrive!
Stellina and Russell are so nice and easy going. The rescue that we have had now for over a year and not knowing how he will behave was a worry put to rest at their home. It is clear that they love dogs of all kinds.
We have now done an overnight test run before our big holiday trip and all went so smoothly! Our dog wasn't wanting to leave. He wanted to stay and play with the others. Speaks volumes about his stay doesn't it?!
Our dog seemed welcome and came home happy. We had frequent updates and photos. Thanks.
Once again, top notch care from Stellina and Russell! I would recommend these hosts for all your dog sitting needs!
phenomenal. i have resorted to leaving an extra crate and bed for my cavalier king charles at stellina's. its that easy. i just drop her off. her tail starts wagging two blocks from their house and i have the most incredible peace of mind. i get picture updates daily and i know they love her as much as i do. now if only i could get a russel and stellina for my kids....!
I can't say enough great things about this experience! Stellina and Russell are amazing, they took wonderful care of our dog Toby, it was our first time leaving him and we were of course nervous, well we had nothing to be worried about. We received a daily email with pictures and detailed information on his days and activities .

When we picked him up he was just bathed and Stellina had washed his bed and blanket!

Do not hesitate to leave your pets with Stellina and Russel you will not regret it.

Thank you!!!

No question. Five star review for these lovely people. We have an older dog, who is aflicted with degenerative myelopathy and has trouble standing, walking etc etc. When we informed Stelina and Russell they didnt shrink from the task. After visiting with them for maybe 10 minutes, we were very comfortable leaving our babies with them. They are friendly, caring and professional and I am grateful to have found them. Thanks Guys!
love love love these people! they are the best family for your dog! Bode comes home with a clean blankie every visit. He gets Stellina's and Russell's complete attention and I know he loves his dog vacays at their house! You will too!
Stellina and Russell were such wonderful hosts to our crazy two puppies. The daily emails and pictures really helped set us at ease. This was our first experience using Dogvacay, and must admit we were a bit nervous. This nervousness went away the moment we saw how wonderfully they were being taken care of. We will definitely be sending Jase and Sadie back next time we are out of town. I love how much personal interaction and cuddle time they received compared to our go to kennel.
Another wonderful visit with Stellina and Russell. Happy, healthy and a tail wagging good time!
We had a great experience leaving our two dogs with Stellina+Russel for 2nd time, daily pics, and texts were a real treat for us, to know that our dogs are with a very loving , and caring people,they looked so happy and spoiled in the pics, they were excited, happy, clean when we picked them up, we highly recommend Stellina +Russell to anyone who wants to feel comfortable and relax when you are away.
Thank you Stellina+Russell for everything and your great energy and hope to see you soon, It is a BLESSING know you, Love Nooshin&Reza&Dolce&Gabbana
Nikki had a wonderful time with Stellina and Russell. She went on walks, played in the back yard and enjoyed their other dogs' company. I received pictures every day of her antics and it was a great comfort to see her doing so well. I would recommend these hosts to anyone.
we couldn't be happier with dixie's second home. stellina and russel really go above and beyond!! we received pictures and updates daily this past week whilst on holiday in yellowstone and never for a second had any doubt that dixie (our little cavalier charles) was in the best possible hands.

in fact we have now resorted to leaving her bed and food there because we have already made plans for fall break! I trust stellina and russel implicitly. they are TRUE animal lovers.
...our biggest concern at this stage is that we might get to a day where dixie doesn't want to come back to her own home anymore...!
Stellina & Russell were great host, Communicative, and flexible, and made time for our visit before we dropped them for the weekend. Our dogs were very happy to be there and clean and happy when we pick them up. So nice to receive pics and text updates of how they were doing, They are going back to them soon for our vacation.
We were very happy and confident that they are in good hands, and recommend this lovely couple to anyone who wants to be relax when they are away, It was our pleasure to meet them.
Thank you DogVacay and Stellina + Russell for a wonderful experience.
Russell and Stellina are terrific! Our dog is very sociable with people and they loved her like their own. They took daily walks. Lots of playtime in the backyard. She came home happy and rested!
The daily emails were great. Gave me peace of mind that Sampson was doing well. Great experience.
Stellina and Russell were terrific hosts for my Portuguese Water Dog, Harry. They are caring, gentle and paid exceptional attention to Harry. We most definitely will be back! Thank you!
Our 6 month old mastiff mix boy stayed with Stellina and Russell for 5 nights in July! This is our first experience with dog vacay and we couldn't be happier. We were nervous about having to kennel him for an extended stay and we are so glad we found dog vacay as a better option! They were absolutely great sitters for our boy! He got one on one interaction with them and also had some other furry friends to keep him company. He had daily walks and naps and play time in their back yard! Stellina and Russell were also great about giving us daily updates on how he was doing and pictures! We felt so great knowing that if we couldn't be with him that he was being taken care of by such an experienced and loving couple! Thank you dog vacay and thank you Stellina and Russell!
I could not ask for a better home for my dog! Stellina and Russell treat Bode like their own. He even slept in their bed! He doesn't do that at home even! When I picked him up they handed me his clean washed "blankie"! I would highly recommend Stellina and Russell for all your pet sitting needs! They are the nicest people!
Thanks again for watching Toby!
Another short-notice success! Thank you again.
Stellina and Russell were perfect hosts for our lab. They had Hugo over the 4th of July weekend and took good care of him. Hugo is super energetic and they didnt mind that, infact they were happy to spend extra time playing fetch with him.

I would def recommend them..!
stellina and russel are the absolute best to entrust your four legged family member with! they are kind considerate, VERY accommodating and genuinely LOVE dogs. they bent over backwards to fit my toy cavalier king charles in after i changed the date on them about 3 times...! dixie was happy healthy and obviously spoilt when i picked her up after our 4th of july trip. things went so well she is going back twice this summer!! HIGHLY recommend!!!
Stellina and Russell did a great job with Beau. When we picked him up we could tell he had a great time and was in good hands. We will definitely use them again!
This was the first time our lab stayed with Stellina and Russell. They were great about sending pictures and updates on how she was doing during her 9 day stay. She seemed to like them and they didn't mind her high energy level. We recommend them!
Stellina and Russell were wonderful hosts for our lab. They were very caring, my dog seemed perfectly at home! I would highly recommend them.
Duke had a fabulous weekend with Stellina and Russell. This was the first time that we tried DogVacay and because of our experience, we would highly recommend them!
Stellina and Russell took such great care of our labradoodle while we were on vacation! We were not reachable by phone, so they provided us with e-mail updates, which included lots of photographs showing our dog having a wonderful time with them. One of the photos was of our dog sleeping right next to one of their dogs. How cute!

Some of the stories they told in the updates were very funny and illustrated the fact that Stellina and Russell were quickly picking up on our dog's personality and quirks. More importantly, we could also tell that our dog was really bonding with them. A few of the photos were of such great quality that we are going to frame and hang them in our home.

We are very grateful to have found Stellina and Russell...and we know our dog is thankful too!
Stellina and Russell were great! I needed something last minute, and they were more than happy to oblige. Their dog was also very friendly, mellow, and got along fine with Toby. Will use again.
Stellina and Russell are wonderful hosts! I would leave my dog with them anytime I'm away.
Thank you so much Stellina & Russel for caring for Rocket! I very much enjoyed all the updates and the pictures you provided each day. It was great to see that he was having fun and was extremely well taken care. Thank you so very much! Deb
My pups had a great time with Stellina and Russell. Very caring and patient with my dog that whined and cried when I left. Thanks and see you soon.
C. had a great time on his vacay. Stellina and Russell took him last minute when we had a family emergency. You can tell they really love dogs! We'll be booking again for our next vacation! :)
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