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Tawny M.
Los Angeles, CA 91607
49 Reviews
20 Repeat Guests
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Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK

Tawny's Resident Pets

Lakeland Terrier
6 yr 3 mo old

Tawny's Apartment

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About Tawny

Me and my pup Dexter absolutely love making new friends. Our one bedroom apartment is always open to furry critters. We love going to the parks down the street and going on walks around the very dog friendly neighborhood. Dexter is a 3 year old terrier mix that I rescued from the streets of Los Angeles. Dexter is extremely friendly and doesn't even mind sharing his many stuffed animals.

Dex sleeps in bed with me and your pet is welcome to as well, unless he/she prefers their own bed. We are huge on belly rubs and back scratches...and the occasional howling session.

I also work from home about 3 days a week so there is rarely a moment when the dogs would be unattended. Because of first hand experience we can no longer watch dogs under at least one year of age. I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Tawny M.
Los Angeles, CA 91607
49 Reviews
20 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Cancellation Policy:


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  • Last updated October 26, 2015


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Boarding Overnight At Tawny's Home
$30 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$40 /night
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
$10 /bath
$5 each way
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
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49 Reviews
thanks she had a great time :)
thank you for taking care of Duchess. :)
Tawny was very nice and genuinely loves dogs. Our dog came back happy and tired. She provided pictures and updates to reassure us that our little guy was doing great. Also, her dog Dexter made a great companion and playmate. I would definitely recommend Tawny to anyone looking for their dog to be well taken care of.
This was our first time leaving Coco with anyone that was not family. Jay & Tawny were super accommodating and friendly. Coco was nervous at first, but I got an update from Jay stating that she was fine after the first 10 minutes. We are so glad we had such a great experience for our first time. Coco will definitely be having more sleepovers with them! Thanks Jay & Tawny!
Great stay! Yoshi was very happy and tired when we brought him home. We'll definitely be back.
My little Jack was well taken care of and I'm thrilled I left him with Tawny and Jay while I was so far away in Europe. I got a few photos which put my heart at ease. Plus, I think Jack got a little more used to other dogs and learned to be better behaved while he was there! My pup came home exhausted from his vacay, so I know he had a good time. He has a special diet and that wasn't an issue. It was a good experience overall and I would definitely leave my little Jack with Tawny and Jay again! Thank you!
Tawny and her boyfriend were amazing hosts! Little Simba had a blast with his new friends and they were VERY flexible about the pick up and drop off times. Their home is very clean, comfortable and puppy friendly. They were so sweet and I would definitely recommend Tawny as a host for your furry friend!
I have a special needs dog and leaving bailey is always difficult for me! I left him with Jay and Tawny this weekend and I couldn't be happier! They were so sweet and I could tell they took extra good care of my bailey. Very happy I've found them and I will definitely be using them again!
Always a pleasure working with Tawny. Our dog is well taken care of and they offer great pick up and drop off services. When she is with Tawny and Jay we never have to worry about whether or not our dog is safe and having fun when we need to travel.
This was my first time leaving my dog while I went out of town. At first I was skeptical, but after speaking with the hosts I felt more at ease. While I was away for the week, I received pictures and updates. I was happy to know my dog was participating in activities with other dogs such as swimming and trips to the park. Tawny and Jay took care of my little princess as if she was their own. I would definitely use them again in the future. This is a great home away from home!
Tawny and Jay are absolutely great people! They not only stepped up last minute, they cared for my poopers so well. Kai came home so happy... they worked on a few things with her and I totally see the difference in just two days. I can tell my dog was loved and cared for just as I would if not more! I would recommend them over and over. Bet your ass my dog will go back!
Very happy with the doggy day care service we had from Tawny. Our dog was happy and well taken care of. They were professional and thoughtful in determining our dogs specific needs. We will certainly use them again next time we go out of town!
I was very happy with my dog Ella's stay with Jay and Tawny. They sent me pictures and updates throughout the weekend and kept talking about how sweet my dog was (and who doesn't like to hear that :) They were flexible with pick up and drop off times and even came out to the curb when I delivered and picked her up so I didn't have to drag all her stuff down the street. I recommend and will definitely book with them again!
Our boys' 4th stay with Tawny and Jay was amazing, as usual. No surprise there! The boys were completely drained of energy because they had so much fun:) I love knowing that our babies get a vacay while we get one as well!
We always look forward to leaving our boys with Tawny and Jay! Such a relief to find dogsitters that you completely trust and have absolutely no worries when going away. We cant thank you 2 enough!:)
Tawny and Jay took care of my little girl for the 2nd time and she was super happy! They always do a great job and will definitely be using them again!
Tawny and her boyfriend are such SWEETHEARTS. Honestly. From taking last min bookings to being flexible on pickup times, to being good with the most hyper active puppy! Aaaaand being patient with his "issues" (It seems my lil boy has accidents, either due to separation anxiety or excitement, but only at the homes of strangers and never at home with me....damn)...Tawny and her boyfriend reassured me that Tyson is always welcome at their home and they truly demonstrate an understanding and patience with pet care, especially pups.
They are jovial, friendly people and I highly recommend them
Tawny and her boyfriend Jay were such a blessing to our family, especially to our dogs! They were able to watch our 2 dogs last minute for an extended weekend and allowed us to pick up our dogs a day later since we were unable to get them on the original day we planned. Their schedule was flexible with dropping off and picking up which was great since we have a baby. They both were so sweet and our dogs came home happy and tired. We will definitely use them again when we go on vacation. Thanks Tawny!
Tawny was so flexible about allowing me to text her with travel updates as I was delayed by traffic and needed to have a friend trade-off my pup and deliver him for me. And all I can say is that my pup was a happy camper when I picked him up :)
This is seriously the sweetest couple. We were so happy to be able to leave our dogs with them and we have already booked another vacay for x-mas!
Our boys' 2nd stay with Tawny and Jay was just as awesome as the first! They are so great. Fast to reply and keep in constant communication. We even ran into a schedule/time issue that would have caused the pups to have to stay an extra night, and they were so accommodating. The boys ended up not having to stay the extra night, but Tawny and Jay allowed us to pick them up really late (midnight!). The boys had such a great time, I actually dont think they wanted to leave. They slept so well, loud snores and all:) We would recommend Tawny and Jay to everyone!
After a meet 'n' greet with our girl and Tawny and Jay and their 2 buddies, we felt very comfortable calling on them for help. And huge bonus points to them for taking our reservation on short notice - like, 12 hours notice. Jay came out to meet us curbside despite an injured ankle. He even took the bag of poop I was holding when I asked for a trash can! Such a gentleman. :)

When I picked Tipitina up this evening, Jay asked if I had noticed the bump near her tail. I had noticed it last night, but figured she just had a bite of some sort. Jay said he thought it was a tick, then brought me back in the house and had me hold her in my lap while he grabbed a pair of tweezers and extracted a tick like it was no big thang. I was floored! Talk about above and beyond!

Tipitina's sprawled on the floor after what must've been a fun day with her new buddies. I wouldn't hesitate for a split second to book Tawny and Jay again!
Tawny and Jay are Magnificent!! They accepted my booking with fairly short notice. I love their approach to dog rearing and they definitely have alotta love for pups!
Jay was very attentive to Tyson's needs and my questions/concerns. They have a wealth of experience caring for dogs;)
Also, I had a delay in getting back from outta town and Jay was more than helpful in making their home open to Tyson for an extra night. I will def board here again in future. And one can't beat their good rates!
Sage had a great time as usual. She slept for a few days because she was so tired after a fun weekend.
Tawny and her boyfriend Jay were great with my dog. First of all, they replied very quickly to my inquiries, phone calls, and texts. After I dropped off my dog, they sent me texts with pictures daily to update me on how my dog was doing. I could tell my dog had been well taken care of because he slept so well the night I picked him up. He even smelled good! Thanks Tawny and Jay!
Tawny and Jay are absolutely amazing! This was our first experience with using dogvacay and we were a little hesitant at first, but we knew instantly after meeting them that our 2 pups were going to get wonderful care plus more. They had 3 dogs there already (2 of their own and 1 they were boarding), and we really enjoyed the fact that our dogs were going to have playmates all weekend. Tawny and Jay asked many questions on how to care for our dogs, which definitely showed their professionalism and dedication. They sent us multiple pictures every day which showed our boys loving their stay:) We will definitely look to them to watch our dogs again without any hesitation. Thanks so much guys!
We were nervous for our dog's first extended stay away from us. But Tawny and Jay took great care of her and kept us updated with pictures and videos the whole time.
Tawny and Jay are simply the best. In the six months they've been watching Lucy McClane, I've said everything else there is to say! :)
Tawny was absolutely wonderful!

I really love the feeling of leaving town knowing my little companion will be well taken care of.

The meet and greet was great so I could see where Lily was staying and meet her dogs. She was also very thorough talking to me about Lily's needs.

While I was away it was wonderful to get pictures of my happy dog and updates of how she was doing.

Finally found a wonderful, affordable dog sitter! :)
Otis had a great time staying with these guys and we got regular communication (including photos and videos) about how he was doing while we were away. We'll definitely have him stay here the next time we go out of town!
My dog Tsukie stayed with Tawny and Jay for 3 weeks in July. They took great care of her and sent me e-mail and photo updates daily. They are the best hosts !
I'm sorry it actually took this long to write a glorious review of Tawny and her bf taking care of my doggie lolly. They were amazing! This is the first time I left my dog with someone that I just met and lolly was the happiest I've ever seen when we came home. Normally leaving her with someone I, and she knew she would still be sad, and sick looking for weeks after I picked her up. This time with tawny she was happy, well cared for, and down right wonderful! I will use them forever ...if she'll have us.:) made our trip fantastic knowing she was doing so well. Id give a hundred stars if you had that option :) can't wait to use them again! Thank you sooooooooo much...you guys are amazing! ***writing on phone, so hoping this writes out how much we love them :)
Thanks again to Tawny and Jay...they are the best! Alphie loves you two and misses you both.
Our dog Beavis stayed with Tawny for two weeks. We felt confident that he was in good hands and got frequent updates about his stay. Tawny treated our dog like he was part of the family. The time he got to spend with other puppies even helped to improve his social skills. He was happy and relaxed when we returned from vacation, and we will definitely trust Beavis with Tawny again in the future.
I've got only good things to say! Please read my other reviews to get an idea of how awesome Tawny and Jay are!
You guys must be sick of my reviews by now, but they keep asking for them! Lucy is finishing up her fourth month with Tawny and Jay, and she's still happy as can be when I drop her off each day!

Nothing makes me happier than to know that my pup has such a lovely existence! Thanks so much, guys!
If you're considering Tawny and Jay, just go ahead and book them. You won't do any better than these two. Not only is the care on-point, they genuinely care about you and your dog. They've been watching my Lucy since April 2013, and I feel so lucky to have found them. Their dogs, Izzy and Dexter, are Lucy's favorite friends. :)
Second time around Tawny an Jay took great care of my dog. Pawsome people !
Tawny and Jay were amazing to my dog, Hunter. I felt so safe knowing my dog had their sweet dogs to wrestle and keep him company. I was def homesick and missing him and I felt reassured with their video or pic of him to help keep me at ease. They really respected my dogs daily habits and routines and that means the world to me. I would def recommend their services and Hunter misses them already! They are the BEST!!!
Tawny and Jay were wonderful hosts to our Alphie. We have already made reservations for Alphie to stay with them while we are out of the country this summer. Thank goodness for DogVacay and Tawny and Jay!
Tawny and Jay were absolutely wonderful with our puppy Kirby. They responded to a last minute request right away which was such a relief since I needed to head out of town to see my Mom who was very ill. Tawny sent videos, text messages and pictures which provided a lot of comfort for us. Tawny responded to my messages very quickly. We could tell Kirby was very comfortable and having a great time with Dexter and Izzy! And, was receiving a lot of love and great care. We will use Tawny and Jay again.
I keep using Tawny and Jay, so I guess I'll just keep reviewing them! I can't say enough good things about these two Hosts! They so clearly care ABOUT my dog in addition to caring for her while I'm at work. As a first time dog owner, I'm always learning, and as dog experts (my word, not theirs), Tawny and Jay are invaluable with their advice and insights as my puppy grows into a dog.

I'm so happy when I drop Lucy off because she's so glad to see them, and she's always in good spirits and worn out from all the fun she has with their sweet pups, who I adore. Thanks guys!
This was my first time boarding Lucy with Tawny and Jay, who usually provide my daily daycare. They were fantastic as always...there is something so heartwarming about seeing my puppy's joy when they come to the door to take her from me...and it happens each and every time! Thanks for being so flexible about my business trips, you guys!
Tawny and Jay are simply AMAZING. They watch Lucy for me daily while I'm at work, so DogVacay asks for a review each time we book. I'm happy to give it, but I can only talk about the love my dog feels for them (and vice versa) so much!

As a first time dog owner, I don't know everything about what puppies need and what they do. Tawny and Jay are happy to share their expertise with me...whether it's trying smaller kibble while Lucy's teeth cut through, or recommending new chew toys, they always have good advice to help keep my puppy content. So in addition to the loving environment they provide, they also offer valuable guidance. They're the best. Thanks Tawny and Jay! :)
Tawny and Jay were wonderful with Autumn and I could tell she was really comfortable there despite the fact she gets pretty bad separation anxiety. I went on vacation for a few days and Tawny text me photos twice a day with updates and what she was doing. They are responsible animal lovers and I would definitely leave Autumn in their care again knowing she is getting love, affection and being well taken care of.
Tawny & Jay were great! They were very accomodating with my short notice and took great care of my little girl. When I picked her up I could tell she had fun and adjusted well to their home. Would absolutely use their services again!
This was our first time using Dogvacay and we are so glad we did. Tawny and Ray put our minds totally at ease while we were on vacation. Their terrier Dexter was a great companion for Toto and a total gentleman. We got text message updates throughout the weekend with photo and video.

We're so glad we found Dogvacay and will definitely leave Toto with Tawny and Ray again the next time we are away!
I use Tawny and Jay for daily daycare while I'm at work.

Tawny and Jay are such wonderful caregivers to my puppy! It's so obvious that Lucy loves them, she gets almost as excited when we arrive each morning as she does when I pick her up after work! I can tell she's happy there, and she loves their little dog Dexter! I'm so glad to have found them on DogVacay! Thanks, guys!! :)
Tawny came to my rescue when another host cancelled on me last minute...I feel lucky to have found Tawny - a true animal lover, who gave my dog Tsukie, the most caring and loving environment while we went on a short vacation.
She treated my dog as her own and kept me updated via text and photos. Thank you Tawny and adorable Dexter ♥ for taking such good care of my Tsukie and making her feel at home !
5 stars all around.
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