I work from home, and though I have my little Lucky dog to keep me company, we would love to have another furry friend or two come to spend time with us. We live in a two level town-home with a small green space out back (no fence) and a community walking trail beside us (Filsinger Natural Area). There is lots of room for outdoor on-leash play, as well as space in home for many a tail-chase races.
Your pet must be child friendly. Our son is 5 and has grown up with Lucky, so he knows the ropes when it comes to giving dogs space but we would prefer that pups who come to stay with us have some experience around children so they know what to expect as well.
I completed the dog behaviour training with the Vancouver SPCA and successfully passed the evaluation to be able to volunteer at a shelter there. I have experience with dogs of all sizes (Golden Retriever, Labs, German Shepherd, Mini Poodle & American Eskimos just to name a few!) and ages (puppies, adult and senior dogs). Though we prefer to have smaller breed dogs come to visit, we would consider a medium to large sized dog, if after a meet up we felt that the dog was the right fit for us.
Previously I was a long term cat and fish sitter. I cared for a salt water tank with exotic fish, and a Siamese cat off and on for almost 3 years while living in Montreal. I also have experience with German Shepherds, Golden Retrievers, Mini Poodles, Miniature American Eskimos and Labs.
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