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Ian M. W.

1 Testimonial
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within an hour
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

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

Ian M.'s Resident Pets

Bailey
Catahoula Leopard Dog
Female
2 yr 6 mo old

Ian M.'s Apartment

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Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Ian M.

2 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Greetings.

I was raised with a menagerie of animals, from fish in the pond and aquariums to frogs, gerbils, guinea pigs, rabbits, cats and of course, dogs.

It was always my goal to have a dog as an adult but I thought I would have to wait until I had a place with a secure back garden/yard. Until such time, I was the one my friends called on to dogsit for them and I loved it every time. June of 2015 changed that when I took in a stray who followed a friend home. She changed my life and we both saved one another.

Since then, I've discovered more and more that I'm good with dogs and (usually) they are with me. I'm the person you see at parties getting down on the floor with the dog of the house. I'm perfectly fine just being down on their level and quiet with them and I think that is what they appreciate most.

After a long career in I.T. I am now self-employed as a Voice Artist and I work from home as I built a sound booth here. As any new self-employed person knows, finances can be and usually are rather tight. When I saw the ad on Facebook I thought this might be a perfect way to help give back to dogs and their companions (for all of the love and support they have given me, particularly, of course, Bailey) and to earn a little extra as I grow my business.

I have no formal training but I can promise patience, attention, playtime and companionship for your friend.

To read about Bailey's story and see some of the (many) pictures I have of her, have a peek here:

https://www.facebook.com/ian.m.walker/media_set?set=a.10153739584811411.641111410&type=3


I look forward to hearing from you.

Cheers.

P.S. For some reason, whilst filling out the profile, it would not let me advance until I selected one of the options for other animals in my home. There was no options for "there aren't any" so I chose farm animals in order to continue. I assure you, however, there are no farm animals here. ;)
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Advanced senior issues

Ian M. W.

1 Testimonial
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within an hour
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated November 28, 2016

Credentials

Background Checked
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Course 101 Graduate
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Course 102 Graduate
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Ian M.'s Home
$25 /night
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 1 walk/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
Daycare At Ian M.'s Home
$25 /day
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/day
Home Visits
$25 /visit
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
1 Testimonial
Nov 2016
Ian has been our go to sitter for several years when we go out of town - sometimes for weekends and usually twice a year for a couple of weeks. It is clear he loves our dogs and our dogs love him back - they are always thrilled to see him! We have two fairly large dogs: a pit/mastif and terrier/lab and they both think Ian is fantastic. While leaving them for a week or two can be hard on us, it is made so much easier because our dogs love being with him. For them it is like having a favorite uncle come and stay. Ian is also really responsible with our house, keeps it clean and in perfect shape (and he keeps an eye on things for us as well) along with keeping us regularly updated with photos and texts - which is very reassuring for us. We are always thrilled with his work. If you care about your pets, don't hesitate to make him your sitter!
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