Hello! I am a current PhD student at UMass-Amherst. Before moving to the Pioneer Valley I was a pet sitter at a professional cage-free dog daycare in Buffalo, NY for two years. During that time I did home visits (check-ins and 30-60 minute walks), overnight stays at clients homes, and hosted pets at my own home. I have decided to currently only host at clients homes because I believe it's easier on your pets to stay in a familiar location while their pet parents are away. Additionally, I include some house sitting services while staying in your home.
My partner Austin has recently moved to the Pioneer Valley after completing his Masters in Buffalo, NY. He has assisted me in the past when I hosted in my home and is comfortable caring for dogs after growing up with two of his own. Although it can be easier to have us both caring for your pet, we understand that some animals may be uncomfortable with men they have not met before. In these cases, we've decided to leave it up to the pet owner's preference whether both of us help out during the vacation and believe meet-n-greets help with introductions.
If you think that your own home is the best place for your pets while you're away, please contact us!
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