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Michelle M.

9 Reviews
3 Repeat Guests
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 5 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Strict

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Boxer
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish

Michelle's Resident Pets

Coco
Labrador Retriever
Female
5 yr 3 mo old

Michelle's House

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Children at home (5-12 years old)
Large Yard
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture

About Michelle

5 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
• Discuss each dog’s nature and individual needs with its owner
• Take instructions for walking, feeding and exercise programs from dog owners and ensure that they are being complied perfectly
• Pick up dogs from their homes and engage in friendly play to make them comfortable
• Make note of any special instructions or limitations that dog owners provide
• Walk dogs in the outdoors for a designated period of time
• Engage dogs in physical activities such as play and exercise and part of the dog activity plan
• Provide dogs with breaks as and when require
• Ensure that any waste on the road or sidewalk is cleaned immediately
• Manage dogs in case of walking more than one dog at a time
• Ensure dogs’ physical safety at all times and make sure that they do not endanger any other animal or human in the vicinity
• Provide dogs with food and water by following schedule that dog owners have provided
• Give treats to dogs when they follow instructions
• Take photographs and make videos of dogs on a periodical basis to show owners how they are faring

I love animals and I know your dog will have a blast spending the day or evening in my care. I look forward to meeting you and your dog soon!
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Leash Pulling

Michelle M.

9 Reviews
3 Repeat Guests
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 5 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Strict

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated January 16, 2017

Credentials

Background Checked
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Course 101 Graduate
By completing courses at DogVacay University, hosts learn about best practices to help them provide the highest quality care for your dog.
Course 102 Graduate
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 Michelle's Home
$40 /night
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$40 /night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Willing to travel 20 miles
Daycare At Michelle's Home
$20 /day
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Home Visits
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 20 miles
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
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9 Reviews
We came to Michelle again on very short notice and again she totally came through for us. She is great with our dog...we could not be happier!
Michelle really came through for us on very short notice and Bella loved her!
Michelle was such a wonderful host for our dog! She's so sweet and kind-hearted. We were going on a long trip out of the country and were a little worried about him, but she was great. Our minds were totally at ease and we would definitely bring our dog for another vacation at her house. Thanks so much Michelle!
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I requested Michelle's boarding services for Harvey, our sweet 5-year old boxer, on New Year's Eve. At the time of the reservation, she didn't ask any questions or require that I provide proof of vaccinations. In retrospect, this should have been a red flag, but she seemed accommodating, so it didn't stand out to me.
That evening, I received a hysterical call from her saying that my dog had been in a fight with another dog she was watching, that her husband was bleeding after intervening, and that I needed to come pickup Harvey immediately. I was an hour away, so I left immediately and picked Harvey up. When I arrived, she told me that Harvey and a pitbull got into a fight. She claimed that my dog was the aggressor. Harvey has severe bruising and bite marks as a result, but was somehow the aggressor? Harvey is the sweetest, nicest dog ever. He has been to other dog daycare a thousand times, and he's usually a favorite guest when I come to pick him up. I mentioned later to her that for some reason pitbulls don't like Harvey, and now she is claiming I neglected to tell her that my dog has a history of aggressive tendencies towards pitbulls and that I endangered her family and her other guests by not disclosing this information. Harvey does not have a history of aggressive behavior, period. He was attacked and injured in her home. She is threatening legal action if I don't pay for her husband's scratched wrist. Steer clear!
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Michelle is pleasant to work with. Her daughter was so excited when Honey arrived! Thank you Michelle!
Michelle and her family were very nice, and seem to love dogs. I brought Michelle my two small dogs to watch and she kept them separate from the big dogs only because we were afraid they might be scared,(her dog, and the dogs she was watching, seemed as gentle as could be). Cody and Daisy will definitely be back when the opportunity arises!
Thanks Michelle!
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Michelle was great with my dog, Larry! I could tell he didn't want to leave when I came to pick him up!
I cannot thank Michelle enough for taking such great care of my pup! Her entire stay she kept us updated with pictures and made sure to let us know how Juney was doing. When we picked Juney up we even got the sweetest card from Michelle's daughter. Definitely will be using her again next time we are in the OC.
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Michelle was a great host for my Supai, my 2 and a half years old doggy.
The only thing i would prefer to be done differently is that she should allow me to spend a little bit of time with my puppy in her house, she was in hurry and i couldn't stay even 5 minutes with him there, he didn't see me when i left and i think he thought i abandoned him... In almost all the pictures he looked sad and when i picked him up he was very sad, he even didn't look at me... witch never happened before.
Important is that i took him back healthy.
Thank you Michelle .

Ps. I would let Supai again in her dog vacay. He was safe.
Next time i will ask her to spend a little time with him there.
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