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Joann P.

18 Reviews
4 Repeat Guests
$45/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 11 mins
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

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

Joann's Apartment

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Outdoor area
Pets allowed on furniture
Great for senior pets
Air-conditioned inside
Smoke-free home

About Joann

10 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hi, I'm Joann. I'd love to watch your dog. I board ONE dog at a time ensuring your pup gets 100 percent of my attention while he or she stays over. (Siblings are okay.) I grew up with dogs and love having them around. I volunteer at a local shelter helping to socialize puppies and new additions. I'm happy to answer any questions you have about a potential stay and schedule a Meet n Greet to see if I'm a good match for your dog.

About my apartment: I live in a spacious one-bedroom condo with my dog-loving boyfriend Thompson (he's great at belly rubs and intense games of fetch). Your pet will get plenty of exercise while he's here. I live blocks away from Socrates Sculpture Garden, Rainey Park and Astoria Park (~1 mile away). Depending on your dog's exercise needs, we'll go for short or long walks/runs throughout the day. If your dog needs a ton of exercise, jogging to Gantry Plaza State Park in LIC (2.4 miles away) would be no problem.

Schedule: On weekdays, we work in the city for 7 - 8 hours. We stay home while your pet staycations with us over weekends. We may run errands but for no longer than an hour.

With each pet, we endeavor to stick to his/her normal eating/walking schedule. We're early risers (6 a.m. ~ 7 a.m.) The first thing we do in the morning (after putting on some coffee) is take the dog outside. I'll generally take dogs with energy to spare jogging in the morning. We typically run to and from Astoria Park. Our leisurely jogs usually total 1.5 - 3 miles. I bring water and treats. The length of the run depends on each dog.

We are careful to follow special instructions for meals, walks and medication. We have experience with leash pulling and dogs that prefer not interacting with other dogs on walks. If there's anything we can do while we're watching your beloved pet, just let us know.

Please let me know if you have ANY questions about a potential stay. Thanks for visiting.

- Joann & Thompson

PLEASE NOTE:

We will only watch potty-trained dogs. We will board puppies on a case-by-case basis -- if we have the time to be home and walk the pup every hour or so. We require a crate for pups working on potty training.

***HOW MUCH TIME IS COVERED BY OVERNIGHT RATE?***

The overnight boarding rate of $45/night and nightly holiday rate of $50 (automatically adjusted by DogVacay when you book) covers a 24-hour period.

If you have booked 2 overnights as an example, and are dropping off on 7 a.m. on Friday morning, please plan to pick up around 7 a.m. on Sunday. Should a guest's stay exceed the 24-hour period, there will be an additional day care fee (due to protection-plan coverage). BUT I totally understand if you're late because of traffic or a flight delay. There likely won't be an additional fee if a late pickup is something you can't help or as a part of a long stay.

***WHEN DO I PAY HOLIDAY RATES?***

- A holiday rate will automatically add $5/day to any Reservation Request based service for the holiday period.

- Holiday periods are defined by DogVacay and cannot be changed.

- If a reservation has any days that fall within the holiday period, the entire length of the reservation request will be subject to the holiday pricing rate.

HOLIDAYS:
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Labor Day
Thanksgiving
Christmas & New Year's Eve



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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Joann P.

18 Reviews
4 Repeat Guests
$45/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 11 mins
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated May 25, 2017

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Joann's Home
$45 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Joann's Home
$40 /day
  • Watches up to 1 dog /day
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
18 Reviews
We had an amazing experience with Joann and Thompson and would not hesitate to use them again (which we definitely will!). Our English Bulldog, Goldie, had an absolute blast staying with them and we felt that she was in great hands the entire time. Joann and Thompson treated Goldie so well, took her on lots of long walks, and sent us lots of updates and pictures throughout the long weekend. We would highly recommend Joann and Thompson for any dog-sitting needs you might have!
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The best!!! Lucky is a frequent guest!
Joann and Thompson gave my Bam Bam the royal treatment while my husband and I were away on vacation. We were sent multiple updates throughout the day and many very cute pictures of our pup snuggling, napping and taking walks in the park. Joann was great with the very specific instructions I left regarding food prep and medicine, and I was very very happy with the care they provided while I was away. I have already booked another vacay with them in May!
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