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Joan R.

1 Testimonial
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  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Cancellation Policy:

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, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents, Caged birds

About Joan

50 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I am a retired professional photographer turned full-time dog sitter. I have over 3 years of experience as a dog sitter and pride myself on ensuring that your dog gets lots of love, attention, and play.

I have had dogs throughout my life and adore the company of a furry companion. I offer dog sitting at your house so you can travel and be away knowing your pet is comfy sleeping in their own bed. A typical day will include walks, play time, belly rubs, treats and lots of hugs. I will also get your mail, water the plants and take care of your house while you are gone.

I can take care of two or three dogs that are in the same household for a discounted custom price so please inquire. Otherwise, your pet will have my sole attention. Holiday rates are 1.25x the regular rate. Please feel free to reach out with any questions or to schedule a meet-and-greet. References are also available upon request.

Extra perk of hiring me--don't be surprised if you end up with a professional portfolio of head shots and pictures of your dog because I always bring my camera with me. You will also receive daily text/email updates along with pictures so you know how they are doing.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Joan R.

1 Testimonial
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated March 19, 2017


Background Checked
This sitter has passed a background check, which searches a variety of criminal databases.
Pay through DogVacay for:
Premium Pet Insurance, 24/7 Customer Support and Daily Photo Updates!

Services & Rates

House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$60 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
$25 /visit
  • Willing to travel 20 miles
1 Testimonial
Sep 2016
I have always had a lot of anxiety about boarding my dogs. Once we found Joan, all that anxiety became non-existent because I now had someone who genuinely loves dogs, is reliable and trustworthy, and willing to come to my house to pet sit at a great rate, We have a Pitbull and Labroadoodle--both with very different personalities and energy levels. I've had some bad experiences with my dog getting kennel cough from boarding so I prefer to have someone come to my house to take care of them when my husband and I want to go on a trip. This way the dogs get to stay in the comforts of their own home and I know I've got someone to watch the house while we're gone. Joan is like the dog whisperer! She is able to interact in a way with our Pitbull to help ease her anxiety (she is older and can get stressed easily) as well as maintain a sense of authority with our Labradoodle so he doesn't get out of hand (he is younger and still working on training). Both of our dogs absolutely adore Joan and literally freak out as soon as she walks through the door. I would highly recommend Joan to anyone. But don't take my word for it--schedule a meet and greet with her and you'll see for yourself just how awesome she is!
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