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Candace B.

102 Reviews
21 Repeat Guests
$29/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 25 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents, Caged birds, Reptiles

Candace's Resident Pets

PRINCESS GRACIE
Maltese
Female
10 yr 1 mo old

Candace's House

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Large Yard
100% fenced & locked
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Candace

59 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
absolutely love doggies, all shapes and sizes. I'm 59 years young and a Reliable Responsible Loving caregiver for your pets. This is all i do.. 24/7.LOVE HERE IS A FOUR LEGGED WORD! If God created us for his good pleasure,then i feel he created our pets for ours.Have a large fenced yard , plenty of room for your baby to come play. We care for your pets like our own. Here at Pampered Pooches Lotsa Smooches Your pets safety and well being is my main concern! Being well versed in all phases of dog care and have enjoyed training some of your dogs in socialization and how they can enjoy healthy friendships with other large and small breeds. I accept young puppies but for a slightly higher fee!
plenty of exercise and smooches for the pooches..
I dearly love and am passionate about our babies!
I host doggie daycare or overnights and extended care, special needs/dogs with meds no problem.(I used to raise dobies back in the day on our ranch .
yard is large securely chainlink fenced! fresh water, food,laughter and lotsa smooches!!(I clean the poopies too :0) (summertime is wading pool time and sprinkler time for us)
enjoy video and photos as often as you would like. Heck your doggie will look forward to visits with Gracie and me. I am so excited to meet you and your pet!
Ooopsie almost forgot I was born here in Spokane and grew up on farms in lincoln and whitman county. Centrally located here in Minehaha area of Spokane.Only a bit off of I 90 and easy like three turns.. We play ball here and are a block from a park for a lovely walk!
thanks so much and may God Bless ya real good!!!
Candace & Gracie :0)
no longer take pitt bulls ! sorry :0( (no unnuetered males or puppies unfixed over eight months old)
I keep it intimate here not more than a few at a time so your pet will have plenty of one on one and belly rubs and smooches.Your kids all sleep in my home just like home .(on their beds pillows or my lap or on my bed).This is your dogs new favorite home away from home..see you soon! woof!! :0)
I serve Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Post Falls, Idaho. and Canada and surrounding areas as well as Spokane,Wa.
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
CPR / First-Aid certified
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Leash Pulling
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Advanced senior issues

Candace B.

102 Reviews
21 Repeat Guests
$29/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 25 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 27, 2017

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Candace's Home
$29 /night
  • Watches up to 5+ dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$150 /night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
Daycare At Candace's Home
$20 /day
  • Watches up to 5+ dogs/day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
Check-ins
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
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102 Reviews
She was very helpful and welcoming. She put my mind at ease to leave my pup with her for the day. My pup was very excited and happy.
It is obvious that Candace loves the dogs! Jet was very happy and I had no concerns at all about the care he received. I know she treated him like one of the family and I loved getting picture and video updates. I will definitely use Candace again if needed and will recommend her to friends. Thanks!
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Great sitter, pups were well taken care of. Highly recommend!
Candace replied right away and communicated all the details to bring our dog to her home. She was very welcoming.
Candace was great! She is definitely a dog person and was perceptive to all her dogs needs. We've booked with Candace twice now as our pup seemed very happy and well-cared-for. He returned home after daycare each day tuckered out from all the fun. Candace graciously accommodated an early drop-off time, and was so sweet sending updates and pictures throughout the day.
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We are repeat customers since Candance is wonderful and very knowledgeable about dogs. Teddy has been given us a few problems and Candance has been a HUGE help! We all love her!!!!
This was my dog Tilly's third stay with Candace and she stayed overnight for almost three weeks! Tilly is typically a very shy dog but she has become so comfortable around Candace & the other dogs. Candace is an AMAZING sitter! I would recommend her to anyone! She sends lots of pictures and videos so you can see how much for your pup is having on their vacation :) 5/5!!!
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My 10 yr GSD was very happy staying with Candice. She sent me pictures and video every day. We have found a great new dog sitter.
Candace was really great. We left our 3 dogs with her for the wknd--2 of which are senior and 1 just had back surgery a few months back. Candace was great about sending us photos, videos and status updates throughout. And she was more than accommodating with us on every aspect of the process--from drop off to pick up to med's, etc. Our dogs seemed calm and happy when we picked them up. We will definitely be using Candace again!
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My cute pup Tilly stayed with Candace this past weekend while I was in Seattle. Candace was AWESOME! Leaving your pup can be hard even if it is just for the weekend, but Candace was very calming for not only Tilly but also me! She sends pictures & texts during your dogs stay so you can see what your furry friend is up to! 5/5 I would recommend Candace to anyone and everyone!
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Candace was great in providing day-care of our 6-month old puppy. She was very friendly during out meet-and-greet and super flexible around my schedule that required early morning drop offs. Candace sent text messages, pictures, and videos throughout the day so I knew my puppy was getting plenty of play time and love. We were very happy and have already re-booked.
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Candace did a great job with my dog, Bubba. Bubba was at her house for 4 days, and she updated me with pictures, videos and how he was doing. It was great to know he was having a great time. Our flight was delayed coming home, and Candace was easy to work with us, pushing our pick up time back. I would recommend Candace to anyone!
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Very great host. Texted daily photos of my dog. Filled special needs due to late notice and was very quick to approve vacay without even a meet and great. Would go again anytime I'm in the Spokane area.
Candace texted pictures of my happy dog every day and was genuinely happy to have my dog in her pack! She also went above and beyond my expectations of what a dog boarding service should do and I will be recommending her to anyone that's in need of daycare/training/boarding. If I could give her a 6 star rating I would but otherwise she is Gold in my book!! Will be a repeat customer in the future and Candace B should be your first choice for a worry free dog sitter! Thanks again Candace for the timely response and flexible/professional dog lover that you are.
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Candace took good care of our dog and sent pictures and a nice video while we were away to let us know he was doing well. Thanks for a job well done
Candace did an amazing job with my four legged baby!!!! He has never been so happy and calm when I've picked him up from someone else's care. Quite honestly he didn't want to leave and wanted to go back in the house instead of get in the car!!! Thank you Candace for showing him so much love, I will always bring him back because I know he is in excellent hands. xo
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Candace always does a wonderful job watching Sparky.
Candace was very prompt with responses and sent pictures and video each day we were gone. Our Golden had a blast and was all tired out when we got home.
Candace did an absolutely awesome job watching our two small dogs while we were on a trip to the Southwest. We had planned to take them with us but realized that was not a good idea since we would be on the road for several days and the temperatures were forecast in the high 90's. We wanted in-home care for Brady and Mi-Lee and found Candace on Dogvacay. It is obvious once you meet her that she loves dogs. We have trips planned in the future and will definitely be using Candace again. Having a caring pet sitter that our puppies love makes it so much easier for us to have a guilt-free vacation!
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Candace does a great job taking care of our Lucca when we are away! She has a special way with having Lucca feel right at home! I would highly recommend her if you are thinking to take a trip! She sends pictures and up dates you will you are gone!
Candace took great care of our 5 month old puppy. It was the first time our puppy stayed with someone else, and Candace made sure she was comfortable, introducing other dogs carefully. It was a great help to us, and good experience for our pup!
Candace was very accommodating and great to work with! Our dog Jack had so much fun that as soon as he got in the car he fell asleep. I definitely recommend Candace.
Candace is amazing! Her number one concern is the dogs. She sent videos and pictures of the dogs throughout their 3 day stay. We will continue to use Candace as she now has a place in our dogs hearts!
Candace as always took really good care of Maxwell. The daily video/pictures are much appreciated.
My dog was safe. Candace is very competent with the dogs. It is a bit hectic for me, though. My first time using a boarder, so this may just come with the territory. Good sized yard, but small, dimly-lit living space inside for the 5 or 6 dogs that were there. I appreciated her sending photos every now and then. She has a kind heart.
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I appreciate Candace's flexibility with her reservations. I've had to extend Sparky's stay because of out-of-town travel changes, and Candace is always willing to make it work.
Candace always does a great job taking care of Sparky. Every time I pick him up, he seems to have had a good time.
Was pleased with the care Macy received. Enjoyed the frequent photos and videos.
We feel so lucky to have found Candace! We feel completely confident in leaving our Yoda in her care. Candace took great pains to ensure that Yoda was comfortable with her and the other dogs she was sitting and sent us daily updates via pictures and videos of our boy. We will definitely use her again if we need someone to take care of our Yoda!
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Once again Candace cared for my dog, Abby, in a compassionate, and professional manner. Abby's positive demeanor, when picking her up, is a reflection of Candace's exceptional ability to connect with animals.
We're really pleased with the love and care Yoda received during his stay with Candace. We feel that the home style care that she provides is exactly what we want in a sitter for Yoda and will have no reservations about leaving him with her again. Candace is knowledgeable and careful with Yoda and we have confidence in his safety while he is in her care. Thank you Candace!
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Candace was great!!
Candace did a great job and took great care of millie on short notice. She definitely loves her dogs!
Candace was so great with my little doxies. They were exhausted when they came home, but that would tell me they had alot of fun and stayed busy with all the other doggies. Candace will be my sitter whenever we go on vacation. 10+ review.
I normally use someone else to watch my dog Lynch, but when he was full I had to look elsewhere. At first I was nervous leaving him with someone I had never met before. Candace did a wonderful job easing my nerves and when I saw how much fun Lynch was having I knew he was in great hands. I would definitely use Candace again.
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This was my 1st time using a boarding service. It was really nice to get updates throughout our pets' stay. Our dogs seemed to be well taken care of. I will definitely use Candace again!
I am so seriously glad God brought her into my life she has made me overall a better person and happier same with my Gordon we love to see Candace and would suggest her to anyone and everyone who has a pet they would love to have cared for.
This lady is the best ever couldn't do life without her absolutely love the fact that my dog goes to visit her will never change centers.
Candace really enjoys dog sitting. Our older dog, a Shit Tsu, eats well in her care. She doesn't charge extra like a kennel might to feed him with the food we provide. She sends a few photos of him while he's in her care. This was a repeat visit, and yes we recommend her.
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I had an extended weekend out of town. Candace sent me updates, showing Sparky playing with other dogs and relaxing after being worn out from all the play. He enjoyed his stay!
Sparky loved his stay, per usual! I had several events going on that weekend and didn't want to leave him home alone. He got well taken care of at Candace's and was a happy, yet tired (which was awesome) pup when I picked him up.
The only time I can say that Gordon is perfectly fine with me being out of his site is when he's with Candace at Pampered Pooches. We visit her often because I know how good she is with him and he loves to play with his friends there.
Spring break for the kiddos. Gordon gets to go to "doggie day camp" as we call it, and is happy and will burn some energy while the kids and I have fun. I have so much freedom now that we have Candace. Thank you for just bring you.
As always Candace was there to greet Gordon and I. I love taking him to her because I never feel guilty for leaving him. I'm confident he's happy and well taken care of. It's like Chuck E. Cheese for dogs.
It's so wonderful to be able to run my errands stress free and know my dog is having a better time with Candace and his friends than he does anywhere else. She is so happy to see him and I can't even get Gordons attention once he realizes we are at her house. I hope I never have to take my buddy anywhere else for daycare. We are so satisfied and greatful for her excellent care.
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I am not lying when I say Candace is absolutely by far the sweetest and most caring person I have ever met. She shoes so much compassion and love for the people she meets as well as our pets. She even smiles and goes the extra mile on days like today when she was not feeling well at all. Gordon is so loved there and he's always more than excited to see her when we arrive at her home. Being a rescue dog he's very shy and does not want to go with anyone other than myself, my daughter and his new home away from home.
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I am so very lucky to be able to count on my doggie sitter every time I néed her on short notice and never once has she complained. This time not only was I short notice, I was also needing her very early morning. She was also very busy that day but made it work for me to get to my meeting on time. Thanks Candace you are the best.
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Candace was wonderful and the dogs loved her. She sent us pictures during the day and everyone looked happy. We will definitely be leaving our girls with her again. Charlene
Once again I was able to count on Candace for my last minute reservation. And as always she accommodated my hectic schedule and went above and beyond to assist me. Gordon just loves her to pieces and is so exhausted from playing with his friends that I actually have a calm Jack Russell for a few hours after his visit.
I cannot express enough how much she has made my life easier. And my Gordon is excited to go play rather than shaking and afraid which always left me with an awful feeling when I would drive away from the other kennel I used to take him to. It would ruin my day to know he was sad and lonely and I wished for their to be a better place for him so he wasn't being punished because I need to be gone for a few hours. And my wish came true and I hope she never retires.
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Candace is extremely attentive. She takes her dog sitting responsibilities seriously. Her living space was small, but my
Candace is a real joy to work with. She has great knowledge about dogs and does a good job of articulating how she handles the dogs. She went out of her way to make sure our little dog was comfortable with the larger dogs there. She sent of photos and I was sure that are dog was safe and cared for while I was away.
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Auntie Candace did a great job in loving my dog. She sent me texts and photos everyday. We all had a great vacation knowing our baby was so loved
Candace is the dog sitter we trust. She took great care of our dog Ginger. When we pick up Ginger, we knew she had good time with Candace. We will use Candace in our next vacation.
Again I requested a reservation an hour before I needed one and on top of it being a Sunday it was Valentines Day. But Candace being the dedicated pet sitter she is I was thrilled when she accepted my reservation while she was trying to have a nice Brunch to celebrate her Valentines Day.
I was only needing a couple hours and still intended to pay full price for a number of reasons.
1. Takes my reservation on a holiday.
2. Takes my reservation short notice.
3. Gordon loves to be there as much as I am happy he is there.
4. She makes you feel so good about your pets care and takes her job seriously with your pets best care at heart. And gives them the love you would give.
But she insisted that I bring him back for a free sit because I was only gone for a short time. She is worth every penny she is paid. And should be rated the #1 pet sitter ever.
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I am probably the worst client as far as being a last minute reservation. I requested a spot for Gordon an hour before I needed one and as before Candace quickly responded and accepted my reservation with no problem. I can't even get my old kennel to take a request that quickly and again Gordon is not locked up feeling like he is being punished when I need to be gone for the day.
I love this lady and will use her every single time even when I am not coming to Spokane for my event. It is more than worth driving 25 minutes to have complete peace of mind knowing my Gordon is as happy as I am.
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We have been taking our Golden Retriever Lucca to Candace for over a year now. Candace cares so grately for dogs! I know that Lucca is in great hands. She takes care of your dog as though they were her own. Her kindness and love for Lucca is so huge and I am so grateful. I would highly recommend her.....She is the best!!!!!!
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This was by far mine and Gordons best experience with boarding. I have taken my pets to a veterinarian to be boarded for years and I will never do it again. It's awful for both me and my pets when I know they will spend most of their time alone in a kennel and to have one on one time with a human, always costs extra. And I never really know if they spend time or how long. I had made my request for boarding at 11:00pm the night before my 10:30 am event and Candace took my reservation and completely accommodated me to make the drop off a complete success.

For Gordon and I Candace is our new doggie daycare. She sends photos and videos all throughout his visit. That makes it so relaxing to know he's having fun and being loved rather than locked up. My only regret is that I didn't find this sooner. Thank you for doing what you do.
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I am very protective of my dog. She's a shy Shiba Inu and I had never left her before. Needless to say leaving her for 13 days while I was on Christmas Break would be something that was scary for me. Candace is amazing. Literally a dog genius. When I picked up my little girl I was so happy that she was even more outgoing now and actually liked her stay a ton!

Cant wait to bring her back.
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I love my dog very much and Candance took excellent care of him. He came back from the experience happy, healthy, and very tired ( from playing with the other dogs ). My dog doesn't do well with kennels where he doesn't get to be with people, so it was especially important to me that he spent most of his time with Candace and the other dog guests.

I especially appreciated the photos and videos she sent out each and every day. It helped me to not miss him that much and to see how well he was cared for.

I really appreciate Candance and her kindness.
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Candace B was extremely professional, yet friendly and very affectionate with my Golden Josephine. She was totally flexible about drop-off and pickup times, and kept me posted with texts and pictures throughout the duration of the stay. I highly recommend her and would gladly have Josephine stay with her again when we are next in Spokane.
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Candace was amazing! She truly loves dogs. Sent several photos and videos during Nova's stay. We were very pleased and felt comfortable knowing Nova was being cared for so well. Highly recommend!
Candice was wonderful! I was really worried about leaving Molly with anyone. She's never been away from us since we got her 5 years ago, and she's pretty spoiled But Candice was great! We did a meet and greet and she really put us at ease. While we were on our cruise she sent us pictures and videos everyday. We will definitely use her again! Highly recommend. !
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We cannot say enough about Candace. We were so skeptical of leaving Maggie with someone we did not know especially since she is an older dog with a heart murmur. Candace was more than awesome in taking care of her and giving her warmth and love. She would send us daily pictures of Maggie which always made us feel connected to her. Maggie always looked happy and content. Our search for the perfect person to take care of Mags, when we are away, is over. We absolutely love Candace and look forward to Maggie's next visit.
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Candace would be the place we will take Skip in the future! She cared and keeps us abreast daily how Skip is doing. We highly recommend her.
Candace watched our Lucca while we were at my Niece's wedding. Lucca loves to stay with Candace she treats our Lucca like she is one of her own. I would highly recommend Canadce! Don't hesitate to have your dog stay with her, she is the best!
Sparky had a great time as usual. He was a happy boy when I picked him up and Candace sent picture updates to keep me posted on how he was doing.
I was a little nervous leaving my dog today, BUT, Gypsy Rose went eagerly on leash with Candice and never even looked back. I got text pics during her stay and she looked peaceful and happy. When I came back four hours later, she was glad to see me, but didn't looked stressed at all. I give a thumbs up. Thanks, Candice.
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Candace was AMAZING with our two dogs! We heard about Candace through a mutual friend and thought we would give her a try. Every year we go on a week long vacation and stress the whole week about our little guys! We would come home to stinky dogs and bedding!! This was the first year we came home to HAPPY dogs and most of all, they didn't stink nor did their bedding! They were happy and actually didn't want to leave!! Candace sent us pictures of Rico and Tubbs on a daily basis, while we were on vacation! She made it clear that they were on "vacation" as well!! I HIGHLY recommend Candace to take care of your dogs, she did an EXCEPTIONAL job, and treated them as if they were her own!!! We will definitely take our little guys to Candace again!! Her rates were very reasonable for the care that she gives them, she is the ultimate "Doggy Whisperer". Thank you so much Candace!!!
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Sparky had a great time. This was his second stay with Candace and he was a happy pup when I picked him up.
Candace is amazing! We left our Golden Retriever with her for a week! Our dog Lucca just loves her. Candace has a certain way with dogs like no one else I have ever seen. Her sweet but firm approach to each dog you know comes from her heart and love of animals. She is great with keeping your dog on their routine. She loves each dog as though they are her own. I would highly recommend her and know that your dog with be in great hands!
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Candace is very caring and my baby seemed to have a good time. I even received a photo of him kissing her. She was very accomodating and helpful with our crazy schedule. I will certainly use her again.
Candace took care of my lab mix and spaniel on short notice and did a wonderful job. Candace is very loving toward the animals. I recommend Candace.
Candace always takes such good care of our black lab! He's super excited to go to her house, and when we pick him up you can tell he's had a blast. She sends us pictures and videos of him during his stay, and she tells us fun stories when we pick him up too! We are so grateful to Candace for what she does, and we highly recommend that you get in touch with her if your dog needs a home away from home!
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Once again, Candace took great care of Graci and sent her home with me a happy dog. So good to know our girl is safe and sound when we're away.
By the pics that Candace sent, I could tell that Felix had a great time at Candace's playing with the other dogs. Candance is really good with him and he really likes her in return. Will definitely want to leave Felix at Candace's when I need to be away.
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Thanks again for taking care of my two little dogs. You do a wonderful job and the dogs are always happy to stay with you. Always love the pictures that you send.
Sparky had a great stay at Candace's place. Every day, I received a mix of photo and video updates from Candace, showing Sparky playing, posing, and even napping. When I picked him up, he didn't seem stressed at all (he's suffered from separation anxiety), so I was pleased to see him in a happy condition.
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Candace is amazing with Lucky our dog. She is very considerate and keeps you updated with photos and videos. Thanks for being such an awesome dog sitter!!
Two things became very apparent to us throughout our experience in dealing with Candace when we needed someone to watch our two dogs for three nights. 1. Candace loves what she does. 2. She is exceptionally good at what she does.

We had never used a service like this, and were apprehensive. When we arrived, Candace took us through a well practiced routine that she uses to insure that the dogs and their owners are put to ease prior to our leaving. This included a walk around the neighborhood with her dog, a tour of her yard and some time inside where the dogs would be staying. I was amazed at how our dogs responded to her right from the start.

They were completely at ease and happy when we left, and that is exactly how we got them back a few days later. In between, we received several texts from Candace with pictures and short movies of our dogs enjoying their stay, which really made our separation from them much easier.

Candace loves dogs. It was a pleasure to watch her as she worked with ours, and to watch how they responded to her.

I wish I could give more than five stars to Candace. We will be calling her again for future needs, and I can't recommend her strongly enough. If you are looking for a safe place for your dogs to stay where they will be well cared for, attended to and properly spoiled, you need look no further.
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Candace is our black lab's home away from home! She takes great care of him and he gets lots of exercise, and she sends us several pictures during his stays with her. He's always so excited to get in the car, he knows where he's going. =) Seriously, if you need a place to keep your dog while you're out of town, give Candace a call!
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Canadian dog owners do yourself a favour and enjoy your stay in Spokane and let your pet have a nice stay with Candace. She is a loving pet sitter and we will be using her again and again. So many times we have taken turns sitting in the car with our pet. This time it was so nice to really enjoy our trip doing everything together and know that our pet was close by and getting exercise and treated with loving care. We highly recommend Candace, easy to talk with and accommodated changes in our schedule. Thanks so much!
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Candace watched our dog Lucky last minute and did a wonderful job. She kept us posted on Lucky's well being and even sent photos frequently. Thank you so much for taking care of our baby!
Candace was an absolute joy to visit with and she clearly loves taking care of our best friends! Our little guy was very happy and she made him feel right at home, which made us feel comfortable leaving him. Thanks Candace!
Thank you for taking such good care of my 4 legged babies, Candace! The pictures and videos you sent every day, multiple times a day, did a lot for my peace of mind. And your compassion and understanding for nervous humans is awesome. This was my first experience with boarding my sweet Cavaliers - you were wonderful. Thank you again and many blessings to you!
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Candace is awesome and really loves dogs. I got a text and picture everyday from her. It was great to see my dog in such good hands.
Cash had a great stay..Candace was very good. She took the time to get Cash comfortable. She sent pictures and a video. Highly recommend her service.
We have taken our golden retriever to Candance a number of times. Each and every time Lucca (name of our Dog) loves to stay with her. She is so caring and goes out of her way make Lucca feel comfortable as well as my husband and myself. If you have a trip you are planning I would highly recommend Candance to watch your dog she loves your dog like her own.
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We're very satisfied with our dog's stay with Candace for three+ days. He's older with some sensitivities, yet he seemed quite comfortable when we picked him up. I don't think he would have done as well at a larger, noisier kennel. Candace is a real sweetheart who seems genuinely concerned and conscientious about the dogs' welfare. I would leave my dog with her again. However, if you have a larger, unruly-type dog, I would strongly urge you to speak with Candace first to see if she could accommodate.
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Candace truly is the dog whisperer. She took our dog last minute over a holiday weekend. She sent reassuring texts with photos and videos during his stay. I would not hesitate to leave my dog with Candace again!
Again we had Zeke stay with Candace while we were out of town, and she did a great job caring for him! I would definitely recommend giving her a call if you are looking for a place for your dog while away. Not only will we go to her again in the future, but we already have her booked for our next trip out of town. =)
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Candace was great with our dog Rosco as always! A+ work!
Candace seems to be very knowledgeable with dog behavior patterns and took the time to introduce her dog with ours to avoid aggressive behavior. Tidbit appeared to be comfortable before we left. Our small dog is 13 yrs old and sometime doesn't eat well. She was able to get him to eat reasonably well in this temporary home away from home. This was his first in-home setting while we traveled. We chose a DogVacay location near our destination should he have any problems. All indications are he did well including being around other dogs she was caring for.
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We really liked Candace. Sparky was well when we picked him up. He seemed happy and Candace always responded to my texts and sent cute photos. I hate leaving him anywhere, but Candace made it better by keeping in touch with me. I think she did a good job and I would take him back again.
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My wife and I have now boarded our black lab with Candace three times, and we couldn't be happier! She does a wonderful job taking care of him, and as I'm sure you'll notice from other reviews, she periodically texts pictures and even videos of him to us which is super fun! If you've got a dog who needs a home a way from home, you should definitely give her a call!
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We left our Shih Tzu, CozyCuddles with Candace for about a week. Candace was great with Cozy and easy to work with. She always gets back to us by text with any question and responds quickly to any reservation requests made over the website. We will use her again. It is obvious that she loves dogs.
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My wife and I have now let Candace look after our black lab on two occasions, and we already have a third booked! We know he is in good hands when we are gone, and she sends us pictures of him throughout the stay to show us what he's been doing. We have been nothing but satisfied, and we highly recommend Candace if your dog needs a home away from home!
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Candace was amazing with Lucca! (our golden retreiver) We have never left our dog with someone who wasn't family. From the first meeting with Candace I could tell that she loves dogs and they love her. She only takes no more than four dogs at a time. So they have one on one time with her. She treats your dog like they are one of her family. She even sent me pictures of Lucca while we were gone. (This ment the world to me) so I knew Lucca was happy. When we came to pick up Lucca she was happy to see us... but before we left Lucca went back to Candace and said good bye. I think that says it all. I would highly recommend Candace! She will take great care of your dog and give you piece of mind.
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Candace went the extra mile - taking good care of our dog as well as sending us daily pictures and updates as to how he was doing.
Left our little guy with her for a week and no problems at all! Very nice to work with!
Highly recommended! Candace took wonderful care of our black lab over the holidays and he had a wonderful time. Every day she took pictures or videos of what he was up to and texted them to us, which was great! Next time my wife and I leave town for an extended period of time, we know who we want taking care of him. =D
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Candace did a great job sitting my pets. For 2 overnight visits, Ms. Candace stayed with my pets, took them for potty, and kept them safe. She sent regular texts with pictures and videos to let me know how they were doing. When I came home, my pets' happy demeanor let me know that while I was gone, they were safe, fed, and well cared for. Thanks, Candace, and thanks, Dog Vacay!
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On short notice, Candace was able to take care of my 2 small dogs for a long weekend. We had a meet and greet first and I could see how much she loved dogs and had a passion for caring for them. Candace took Wonderful care of them and even sent pictures. I was able to enjoy my weekend knowing my dogs were being cared for in a home and not a kennel. I was very Happy with how their stay went and would not hesitate to book a stay with Candace again!!
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