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Rusty R.

9 Reviews
3 Repeat Guests
$50/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 50 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents, Caged birds, Reptiles

Rusty 's Resident Pets

Wingnut
Maltese
Female
3 yr 2 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents

Rusty 's Apartment

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Large Yard
100% fenced & locked
Pets allowed on furniture
Great for senior pets
Smoke-free home

About Rusty

10 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I have been playing with and taking care of animals since I was young. I started with my neighbors cats, but now I have over 10 years of experience with dogs and many other animals. I am an English teacher and work primarily from home. Since I teach four days of the week, your dog is never unsupervised for more than 3 or 4 hours a day.

Your dog will get lots of play time, snuggle time, and has the option of having a buddy (my little Maltese can stay home with us or go to daycare with her mom). I will take your furry child for several walks each day. On a cool day I can take your dog on a two mile walk by the beach if they have the stamina. If your dog has special needs, please let me know and we can discuss best practices in their personalized care.

Our house has a very large backyard. The living room has two dog beds, a large couch, and plenty of toys. My partner works for an organic pet food store so we are very aware of pet nutrition and allergies. If you have any questions about switching dog foods, treating allergies, or adding supplements, we can give informed recommendations.

I offer baths and nail trimming with organic, allergen free shampoo that is good for their skin.

I can watch any size dog in their own home. In my home, I only accept one small dog at a time or two from the same family. No dogs over 40 pounds, please.

If my calendar shows "unavailable" for dates you want, please let me know and we can discuss availability.
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Post-surgical pets
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Separation anxiety
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Leash Pulling
  • Advanced senior issues

Rusty R.

9 Reviews
3 Repeat Guests
$50/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 50 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

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

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Rusty 's Home
$50 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$45 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Daycare At Rusty 's Home
$30 /day
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Check-ins
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
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9 Reviews
We love sending our dog to stay with Rusty when we're away. She seems to genuinely love and respect our dog, and is conscientious about keeping our dog's diet clean. Our dog always comes home happy. Highly recommend.
Our pup was happy as ever in his home-away-from-home!
Our pooch was happy as aways!
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