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Jill B.
Darlington, MD 21034
163 Reviews
89 Repeat Guests
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 40 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier, Bulldog

Jill's Resident Pets

Nieve
Female
11 old
Maggie
Australian Shepherd
Female
13 yr 5 mo old
Bandera
Male
2 yr 5 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Cats

Jill's House

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About Jill

I am NOT accepting new dogs at this time. I am taking bookings from previous guests.

Animals are the joy of my life. I love to pamper and cater to their needs and desires. I offer a home away from home experience for your dog and/or cats. Your dog will get to choose from hanging out in the house with our family ( people and dogs) or romping or relaxing outside in one of our fenced yards. We have 3 medium size, well-socialized dogs who enjoy furry guests. I have 15 years experience as a dog trainer specializing in Agility. I have 34+ (adult) years experience caring for animals (horse, dogs, cats and assorted creatures). In my life I have worked for vets, run horse farms for other people and currently run my own farm.
Outdoor time: I have 3 fenced dog yards connected to our house. Our fencing is strong and secure. Dogs can ask to go outside during the day or evening for as long or as little of time as they choose. One yard is reserved for small or older/feeble dogs. It is 20 x 30 feet. The other two dog yards are about 1/3 of an acre each. Very active playful doggie guests can romp with two of my dogs in one of these yards, enjoy time with my old fella, or hang out all by themselves. I have many options. I can walk dogs on a leash on my 17 acre farm or down our quiet country road. I also have a half acre fenced agility training area. Dogs are never left outside on the occasion that all the humans are off the farm. Doggie guests and our horses never meet!
Indoor time: Basically my dogs like to be wherever I am at. Indoors or out, they follow me everywhere—yes, even the bathroom (they stand right outside the door). If I watch TV they are there. If I’m cooking they are more than there. If I’m cleaning they stand and stare until I settle down. You dog can join our dogs routine or be kept separate in our house. At night I prefer to crate doggie guests but am willing to make exceptions.
I also offer an indoor cat area that is away from the dogs.
It is better for your pets if they come with the food that their tummies are used to.
Our home is flea free and we appreciate it if our guests are on flea treatment.
If your pet/s need to get to a vet or emergency vet center, I will take the pet as long as arrangements for payment has been established between pet owner and the vet/business.
$30.00 per night for puppies

We do not take unaltered males and Pit Bulls or crosses.

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Jill B.
Darlington, MD 21034
163 Reviews
89 Repeat Guests
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 40 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

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  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated August 17, 2016

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Jill's Home
$25 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
Daycare At Jill's Home
$15 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Training
$20 /hour
Baths
$10 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 20 miles
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163 Reviews
Jill took care of our fur baby like she was one of her own. She was very accommodating to Ruby's sleeping and eating needs so that it was like she was at home.
Jill is wonderful. Leta (senior boxer) loved being there and had a wonderful time. We would highly recommend Jill and will be using her again.
Jill is always amazing, my dog LOVES been at her house. I'ts like a true vacation for him. She is very attentive with the dogs and updates the owners every couple of days. I could keep going on about how great Jill is but you can read it all over her profile from other happy customers.
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Our puppy Fuzz had a great time with Jill! It was awesome how Jill updated us regularly with texts and photos. I would definitely recommend bringing your pup to vacay with Jill and her lovely dogs! Thanks, Jill!
Well let's just say that my big dog jumped out of the car when she realized she was again at Jill's!
She couldn't wait to see all of her friends! Let the play begin☺️
The little fluffy boy enjoys his snuggles with Jill! Can you say spoiled!
Great experience and will do again!
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Great experience! We have an older dog that rarely gets kenneled. Jill worked with us to help Bria adapt to her "vacation" home. Jill also sent very helpful progress reports.
This was Darcy's first stay with Jill and definitely won't be the last. Darcy had a great time - he came home so tired in such a good way. He obviously got a lot of attention and love and play time with the other dogs. Jill's place is wonderful in terms of outdoor space. She also sent us daily emails with pictures which were so great. Thanks, Jill!
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Clyde has stayed at Jill's a couple of times now and loves it. She was also so kind to take him with last minute coordination when I had to travel for a funeral. Being new to the area and having found dogvacay and Jill has been a blessing.
I can't thank Jill enough for the care she gave my old boy. This is the first time that Kaos has been left with someone outside of family for such a long time. Jill did a wonderful job updating me on Kaos throughout his stay and sent some great pics that showed he was being well taken care of and having a good time. It's not easy taking care of a super senior dog but Jill did an awesome job with my boy! Thanks so much Jill!!
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I have a fearful dog; loves having doggy playmates but is often afraid of those she doesn't know. So the best way I can describe my pup's stay with Jill is that when I dropped my dog off, she happily followed Jill and another dog into Jill's home, without a look back at me.
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I had a great experience with Jill. She is a real professional and experienced dog trainer. We set a meet and great at first, and she ensured my dog (Xander) get along well with her dogs. She has high standard for accepting new dogs and only accepts well behaved dogs to ensure the safety of other dogs, which I highly respect. Her place is wonderful, there are two huge areas for dogs to play outside and she has places for them to stay inside as well in the house. She makes adjustment based on the personality of the dog. Example, Xander likes to sleep beside me at night and Jill realized that and let Xander sleep beside her at night. She was sending me periodic updates by email with attached photos. I love the updates as I really want to know how Xander is doing when I am away and I can just take a look my cellphone and get updated. It is easy to contact her and you can just call her or email her and she will reply in no time. She is very attentive and manages to give me very detailed comments and tips on Xander's training. What I like about her is she doesn't merely treat this as a business and it is more of service and passion for her. Also, she is very sincere and honest, I really like that about her. I am so grateful to get to know her. I highly recommend her. You would be lucky if she accepts your dog after the dog passes the meet and great test.
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Barley had a wonderful time at Jill's farm. We will be off again in April and I know where Barley will be heading. Thanks very much.
Cinder LOVES going to Jill's. She runs and plays and comes home tired and happy! So glad we found her!
Cooper had the time of his life with Jill! It was so nice to get constant updates and pictures of him having a good time! Will definitely use Jill again. Thank you so much!
Jill is fantastic! My dog, Baloo, has stayed with her multiple times over the past few years from a few days to weeks. He is always happy and at home with Jill and her dogs. Jill is always great about sending emails and photos of him. She is a true lover of dogs and I am so happy to leave Baloo in competent and caring hands. I never have to worry when he is with Jill.
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Jill cares for many animals with genuine love of them. She has horses and dogs and all get along well. Jill makes certain that all the animals in here care are protected, safe and get LOTS of exercise. Our golden retriever just loves the place. Other dogs for play, big spaces to run around, interesting things to smell, etc. We even use Jill for agility training.

I give Jill the highest marks.
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Another AWESOME stay at Jill's Farm! Sable is happy and right at home with Jill and her family. Jill sent me awesome pictures of Sable cradled in her arms like a baby! It's obvious from the pictures that Sable feels, safe, and loved.
What do I think about my reservation with Jill? Let's put it this way, I would schedule our and our puppies' vacation around HER schedule.
Never a worry when Mr. B is at Jill's. He's taken care of and gets a lot of exercise. He's happy to come home and sleep!
Excellent stay. Our dog Sable loves Jill and her family. Sometimes it seems, she doesn't want to leave! Jill always responds almost immediately by texts and keeps us updated with daily photos. I feel very comfortable leaving Sable in Jill's care.
Our Berner had another great stay with Jill. She always sends us an email to let us know how Roxy is doing & I can call whenever I want to check on her. It's so nice to go away & know our dog is happy & well cared for
Laura had a wonderful visit, as always. Our dog really enjoys staying with Jill and the rest of the pups!
First time leaving our dog since moving to MD; Jill was the third person we did a meet and greet with and she blew everyone else out of the waters. Well worth the hour drive. Your fur-baby will be treated like one of her own while you are away. We received emails and pics on how our dog was doing.Thank you Jill, we will be back soon!
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I was very concerned about leaving our dog Sable for 1 week while we traveled. Jill was wonderful and put us at ease. She sent us daily updates and Sable had a great time. IN fact, Sable had such a good time that when we picked her up, she turned away from us and wanted to stay longer! Jill is great and will put you at ease and take great care of your dog.
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This was a day visit for our dog Sable to get used to Jill's home. Sable did great! and loved Jill's son. We wanted to prepare our dog Sable for a week long visit, and she did very well. Jill sent us pictures and kept us updated all day long.
Our dog had another wonderful week-long stay with Jill and her family. We received routine update emails with photos that showed our dog having a wonderful time. She always made sure our dog was comfortable in her home. The care Jill provides to our dog is well worth the 2 hour drive to get to her home. We already have another stay scheduled next month! :)
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We are always pleased with the care Remy receives at Jill's. He enjoys his time and we are relaxed when we need to be away from home. The care is A++ and we highly recommend Jill!
This was the best experience we had with "boarding" our dog. We received updates and pictures of Remy interacting with Jill and other dogs. Great experience for us and Remy. We were able to enjoy our time away! It's comforting to have someone like Jill caring for Remy! She's the best!
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Jill is great with our Cairns, ages 2 years & 4.5 months, and it's comforting knowing that they're safe and loved. I have already recommended Jill to a friend who also had a very good experience.
Never a worry leaving Bentley with Jill! Thank you !!
Jill is wonderful with my shih tzu. My dog is 15 years old and This is the second time I have left her and she seems to be very comfortable and calm staying with Jill. I feel very comfortable taking her again anytime.
Jill and her place in the country feels like home!
This was our dog's 2nd sleep over & it went very well. Jill sent us pictures & texts to let us know our girl was doing fine. She is always open to me calling also, to check on how our Berner is responding during her time away. We have already booked her next stay.
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Finding Jill was an absolute blessing! We had originally planned to board for a week, but due to a family emergency, we had to extend our time. Not only was she flexible, Jill was also great sending us updates and pictures during the entire stay. We enjoyed seeing all the pictures of Roxy playing with other dogs. Roxy needed some special attention due to an existing injury - and Jill was able to give us peace of mind. Thank you Jill!
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Amazing! Ares loved the running around with other dogs on a farm setting. He was well taken care of and was a very happy pup when we picked him up.
Jill was great with Jack! She had all the accommodations for him, such as, large yards, mud room and her skills and love for animals. He loved his visit and we definitely will be back! Thank you, Jill again...:)
No worries when leaving Bentley at Jill's!
Jill was an awesome host who managed my two herding pups with ease, they thoroughly enjoyed their time with her!
Our dog's first overnight stay with Jill was a happy experience for my dog and me. Our dog was very anxious when I dropped her off but Jill got her calmed down and even took the time to call me later in the day to let us know Roxy was playing with her dogs and eating and had settled in just fine. She also took several pictures of her playing in the yard and emailed them to us. So nice to go on vacation and know our furry family member wasn't in a crate and had the freedoms with Jill that she has at home. We'll definitely board there again!!
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Jill was great as usual! Providing lots of updates while we were away from our pup. We picked up Pascal and he was beaming with joy; looked as if he had fun being a dog, romping about with Jill's other guests on her scenic farm.
As always, Jill is the best. My dog never wants to come home after a stay with Jill.
Jill was awesome with our girls. They were exhausted when they came home from all the exercise they got running around her farm. They loved it, and we were very pleased. Hope she will have us back!
Always Always Satisfied!!!
All was great as usual. Jake seemed very happy to be there upon arrival. Highly recommend.
Jill made it possible for me to really relax on vacation and not worry about if Agnes was being taken care of properly. It was important to me that my dog would not be kept in a crate or a kennel run all week. The dogs live as part of her family while they are there. I loved that she sent emails with updates, questions, and pictures throughout the week. I picked up an extremely happy and tired pup at the end of the week! I will definitely use her services again.
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Always always happy with Jill
Jill is an amazing animal lover whose goal is to give dogs and their owners a delightful va-cay! This was our first time to ever board our dog, and he came home today, healthy and happy. Jill kept us updated while we were away, including pictures. I highly recommend her, but book her early!
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Once again my dog didn't want to come home. Jill is the best
Jill is awesome! She takes care of other's dogs like they're her own! And my dog loves going there and playing with all the other dogs. She has a fenced area where they can run and play and no worries about them getting away. I will definitely use Jill again!
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As always Lady Dee Diamond is very well treated just like a princess - she loves sleeping with Daniel!!!
Zoe had a great time with Jill and all the dogs at her home. I received emails with pictures every other day, which certainly put our minds at ease, especially since we've never left Zoe with a "stranger". Of course, Jill is no longer a stranger and I'm sure Zoe will be very excited when she gets to visit again in May.

Jill even worked on Zoe's issues of not coming when it didn't suit her. Jill's dog training background is a blessing!
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Always feel good about leaving Bentley with Jill! I know he's in good hands and loves playing with his dog friends. Jill is great!
Three week vacation to Canada and Hawaii. Manny got to vacation with Jill! We were tired when we got home, but not Manny. He was happy and raring to go. Spent lots of time playing with his friends and was well taken care of by Jill and her family. We got lots of pictures and information on how he was doing. Thanks a ton Jill!
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Jill was absolutely wonderful! Our border collie, Tucker, had such a great time! Jill sent us pictures of him having fun in the snow and playing with the other dogs. It was such a relief to know he was being well loved and cared for while we were away! I'm just sad that were moving away from the area and won't be able to send tucker to jill for our next trip! Thank you so so much again Jill!!!
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Jill was great. She truly is an animal lover. She provided a great environment for our dog Pascal to roam and play. She sent pictures every couple of days and insights into how he was settling in with the other dogs. Hope to leave him in Jill's care in the future!
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We always take Nala to Jills when we go away. She loves Jill. It is like her second home.
Once again Manny had a great week at Jill's. We got pictures every couple of days and were able to enjoy our vacation knowing that Manny was enjoying his. He came home happy and content, like he never missed us. Highly recommended!
Jill is the best. Decided at the last second to head out of town and Jill was more than willing to accommodate. She's as reliable and trustworthy of a person as you could ever ask for. Whether I'm travelling north, south, east or west (from DC), I will always leave my dog with her. If you live in the DC area and your hesitation is the distance, don't be a fool.
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It finally happened...my dog didn't want to come home! Jill was awesome as usual. Got frequent updates with pictures and it was obvious Memphis was having a blast. When it came time to come home, instead of jumping in the car, she ran back to Jill's front door and hid behind her. I can't blame her, no one wants to leave vacation. I can't stress this enough, Jill is THE BEST.
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Manny had a great time at Jill's. He came home happy and ready to play - no re-adjustment at all. Jill sent us pictures every few days and we could see that he was enjoying both the Jill's family's attention and playing with her other guests. Great job!!!
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The host Jill B was able to accommodate my schedule for a trip even though she was a little booked. The meet and greet was arranged in a timely fashion and the response was as well. Host was knowledge about dog behavior which was a huge plus for me since I was bringing 2 dogs. She was very helpful in giving my dog medication and skin treatment that was needed. I really enjoyed the daily e-mails and photos of my dogs. I was able to relax a little more because I was not wondering how they were doing. I talked to the host and saw my dogs in action.
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Jill is so kind and complimentary and friendly! She made us feel even more blessed to have added our two puppies to our family!
She's super nice and friendly!
Jake was with Jill for over two weeks this time. Jill kept us updated on how he was doing With email and photos. He seemed to be quite content. As always we re very pleased.
This was the first time I would be away from my baby and it was for over a week! Jill was wonderful and sent me pictures and emailed me daily! I felt completely comfortable and it seemed like Harley had a blast!
Jill was wonderful! She sent me pics and updated me daily! I will definitely use her again!
Leia loves to go visit her doggie friends in the country. She plays with Jill's lovely Border Collies until she is content and tired every night. When I arrive to pick her up she is always happy. This time she was standing at a fence with some of her doggie friends looking almost nose to nose with a horse as if they were all having a conversation!
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Our dog had a wonderful week long stay with Jill and her family. Since the initial meet and greet we felt comfortable leaving our dog in her care. She is knowledgeable about dog behaviors, diets, etc. and we're pretty sure she spoiled our dog as if she was her own. Jill's dogs were very friendly and our dog already misses playing in the yard with them. We really enjoyed the detailed notes and pictures throughout her stay - they reassured us that our dog was having just as fun of a vacation as us. We highly highly recommend Jill and look forward to having our dog stay with the family again.
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Jill did a great job caring for our dog. It was especially nice to get a picture of our dog, hanging out at her house. Being able to have my dog cared for in a home, rather than a concrete cage is a balm to my heart when I have to board her. As R. is our only dog, I really appreciated how Jill's experience allowed her to smoothly integrate our dog in with the others that were staying there.
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Jill, thank you for taking such good care of my girl while we were away! She's sound asleep so I know she was very busy the last few days. I'm glad she had a nice vacation too! Pip is easily stressed, but between the pictures you sent (thank you) and her demeanor when I picked her up, I can tell she was very comfortable in your care. We will definitely be repeat customers!!
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At our get acquainted meeting with Jill her knowledge and care about animals was apparent. During Bonnie's stay with Jill, Jill was very attentive to both Bonnie and us. Jill kept us informed of how Bonnie was doing, and since this was our first experience with DogVacay and with Jill, we really appreciated that. Bonnie had a great time running with Jill's dogs and made herself right at home with Jill. I would not hesitate to let Bonnie stay at Jill's again.
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Jill is great with Nala! Nala has lots of dog friends to play with. We never have any worries when Nala is with Jill and her family. She keeps us posted with pictures throughout our vacation. It is truly a doggie vacay for Nala!
We are always pleased with Jill's services, and I think Jake is happy too.
Jill runs the best dog hotel in the land!
If you're like me, your dog is your baby and when you go away, it can stress you out not knowing how they will be cared for. I can honestly tell you, that this was my first time using this service and I am so glad that I did. I found a wonderful dog sitter who is nice, knowledgeable about dogs and other animals and someone who cares genuinely. Now when I go on vacation, I don't have to worry and trust me I am the biggest worry wart there is. Thanks Jill for everything!!
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Jill is an awesome dog-sitter! My dog comes home "happy." She seems like she has had lots of exercise and socialization and jumps back into her regular routine easily. Thanks Jill!
great job, sent me a picture to let me know how he was doing, will use her again!
Jill is very passionate about her business. She scheduled an 'orientation/meet and greet' so that my dog, Zoey, could meet her own dogs and so Jill could see if Zoey would be a good fit there. During Zoey's week long stay, I received email and picture updates almost daily. Jill was able to answer questions or address any concerns I had within hours of my asking. Scheduling the stay was a snap with the dog vacay app, and Jill was able to make adjustments when I required an extra day be added. She keeps her profile updated and has accurate information. I would HIGHLY recommend Jill to anyone!
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Jill is so easy to work with & flexible, especially when pick up time is effected by traffic or stays by weather.
Jill is very conscientious about each dogs' personality. There are multiple dogs here, so play/exercise is guaranteed, something my Golden needs, but Jill understands the need for some to have a break
We will return.
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My dog is always a better behaved dog after he stays with jill. She is absolutely wonderful!
Jill is a wonderful kind, caring and loving person. This was the very first time that I left Paco with anyone other than our family. She sent me emails of how he was doing and pictures.
It was such a great experience. I will definitely will go back with her. Dear Jill, thank you very much for all your love and care to my little one!
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Our boys always seem excited on their way to Jill's farm. We always feel good (as good as we could leaving them behind) about leaving them with Jill. We always know that our boys are safe and well entertained while they're there, and that they also get to learn some social skills during their stays as well.
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We are always happy about leaving Jake with Jill.
Everything is great as usual - she even took Lady on short notice. Jill & her family are great Host & Hostess. However we did pick Lady up on Saturday & instead of Sunday due to a change in plans.
I LOVE Jill. She is amazing with animals and my dogs are always well cared for while there. I also really like getting updates with pictures while I'm away. I would totally recommend Jill.
I didn't worry about my dog with Jill at all. She is experienced and very knowledgeable with animal care and was very good with Anastasia. Even though she knew she has separation anxiety, she was kind and patient enough to take special care with her and put up with her anxiety.
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Jill kept me posted on the dogs with emails and photos almost daily. They adjusted to her pretty quickly and were happy and healthy when I picked them up. I will definitely use Jill again and recommend her to any dog owners.
Jill is absolutely awesome. She is very gifted and really is good with all the dogs in her care.
Love having Jill take care of Bentley. I know he's in good hands. She's the best!
This is the best place I have ever left any of my animals.
I decided to look for a pet sitter to leave my 3 dogs with (a Shih Tzu, a Shih Tzu/Poodle mix and a Standard Poodle) instead of a kennel shortly after I adopted the Standard Poodle. He is a puppy mill survivor who lived in cage for 8 years as a stud dog and does not kennel well. My veterinarian recommended I try Jill. When I dropped the dogs off they were so busy playing and exploring that they didn't even notice I left (a good thing). When I came to pick them up they were happy and tired and not anxious to leave like they are when kenneled. Jill is flexible with pick up and drop off and very responsive and nice. Even emailed me pics of my dogs while I was away. I will be using her again!!
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Jill was so flexible to take my dog at a last minute notice. There were some great doggies for my Leia to play with and she came home happy and tired!
Last one. Jill is THE best.
Jill is the best - it seems like I'm spamming her wall but that's because DogVacay asked me to review all my visits and I had to extend so many times that I have a bunch of "different" stays to review.
This turned out to be the work trip from he!! for me and thank goodness for Jill who was so accommodating. It was supposed to be 3 weeks, turned into 5. And it seemed like every other day I had to extend the stay with her. She was more than willing to work with me every time something came up and took amazing care of my dog. I was at work, my dog was on vacation. The pictures kept me going and were always arriving at the perfect moment. I will never use someone other than Jill when I'm away. She's the best
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Jill is the best - no need for more words than that. You'd be hard pressed to find a better place for your dog while you're away.
Jill was great. We had a meet and greet and our dogs got along fine. During our trip, Jill sent email and pictures every day to tell us about Ammo and how he was doing. Ammo was beat when we picked him up but he really seemed to have a great time.
Our Holly had a terrific time!! Jill sent lots of adorable pictures of Holly having fun - some with her and other dogs just hanging out. When I picked Holly up, she didn't want to go home -- she was so comfortable with Jill and the other dogs, she wanted to extend her stay!! Will definitely be contacting Jill in the future for more "sleep-overs".
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Outstanding as usual. No need for any anxiety attacks when Prancer is under Jill's care.
Jill is great!! She is like the dog whisperer!!
Jill is great, patient and very experienced with dogs, particularly our dogs, who requires some patience. Our dogs seem happy and exhausted when they come home. Thanks!
Very sweet, helpful and kind...highly recommended
As always Lady returns home spoiled.
Jake seems to be quite happy staying with Jill and her son, Daniel. We are confident he is getting good care. He has lots of time to run with other dogs in one of their three yards and is not crated. This is his third visit and we plan to use them in the near future if available.
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this was my 2nd time leaving Memphis here. I wouldn't consider anywhere else!
I can not say enough good things about the care Jill gave Biscuit. The many updates she sent me were right on . She knew all of Biscuits good traits and not so good like chewing paper and wood . I was not comfortable about leaving Biscuit this long but every update from Jill assured me she was in good hands. We will definitely be back to visit Jill.
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As usual, my dog returned home exhausted from weeks of fun. Jill is the best!
Jill is the best dog sitter!!! We have no worries when our Nala stays with her!
Once again Jill saved the day! My dogs love it at Jill's house. They come home happy and slightly more fit. I trust Jill as much as I trust my mother. I know my dogs are in great hands. I can't ever thank her enough and I couldn't recommend anyone more!
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I live in Arlington, VA and was a little apprehensive of heading all the way out to Jill for my pet sitting needs. I have absolutely zero regrets and can assure you the hour and a half drive is absolutely worth it. My golden had an amazing time and is still exhausted and happily sleeping at my feet as I write this. I was away for 3 weeks and received updates and pictures all the time. I highly, highly recommend Jill.
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She is wonderful - everyone in the house is very kind to Lady - Jill is very flexible in scheduling, drop off & pick up. I think Lady is happy when she stays there.
Midas had a great time with Jill and made lots of new friends! He was completely exhausted when he got home from all of the fun. It was the first time we have left our little guy for two weeks, but Jill was great and sent us updates, photos and videos. Jill is nearly 2 hours from us, but it was completely worth it to know Midas was in such good hands and having such a great time with the other pups.
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Cheyenne had a wonderful time. Was totally exhausted when she got home. Is alway happy when we tell her she is "going to play with friends."
Jill is an animal lover and it shows! I would not hesitate to take Rudy and Annabelle to her again.
Another great experience. Jill treats Prancer as if one of the family. Keeps us posted with notes and pics.
Very caring home. Sixx had a great time and we did not worry about her care. Great place.
Jill and her family give their hearts and souls to their dog guests. As usual, my dog was a better behaved dog when he returned home.
Cinnamon was still exploring as we picked her up. She did not seem stressed, rather still curious. She slept with Jill. Beats worrying about her being alone and lonely in a kennel!
Jill is absolutely wonderful! My chihuahua is my fur child and I am very picky about who watches him and I completely trust Jill. He is more well behaved when he comes home than when I drop him off!!
I and my beagle Bentley really like Jill. She obviously loves dogs and gives each personal attention. She quickly identified Bentley's quirks and helped him to adjust to the new space. When we got home Bentley missed his friends! He slept and slept.
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The whole experience was awesome. The meet and greet is a great way to get to know the dogs at the house. It was easy to make reservations. I loved getting photos of the dogs while away. I know my dogs had a great time!
Jill provides the best vacation my dog ever had! The environment is safe and nurturing. It's a pleasure to deal with Jill.
We are so happy to have found Jill and her family. Jake (our dog) seems to be quite content there and they seem very happy to have him. Best of all he is not crated or penned all the time, he can be out in her yards and allowed to run with other dogs. I would highly recommend Jill. Jake stayed with Jill one other time and he was quite excited when we arrived at the house this time - I think he remembered.
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This was our 1st visit with Jill and my Golden who requires lots of exercise or play time came home exhausted.....a very good sign.
Chose Jill because she was obviously qualified, great with animals, accommodating and had secure area to run. She also is very in tuned to the dogs personalities, pack mentality and their size, making sure they are introduced slowly.
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Once again, Cheyenne enjoyed her stay. Enjoyed playing with her friends. Came home all tired out. She will be looking to stay again. Thanks to Jill and her husband.
Jill was great. She sent me awesome pictures of Leia having a great time. She put up with her barking and high energy. Leia seemed like a calmer dog when she came back home.
We could tell when Cheyenne got home that she had a great time because whe was exhausted!! All went well and we are sure that Cheyenne will be looking forward to her next stay with Jill.
This was Jake's first visit with Jill and her sons. All went very well and we are quite confident that he had good care. He will be returning later this season for an extended stay.
Jill was great with my dogs. I will book again.
Jill was fantastic! Guthrie had a great time playing with the other dogs and we highly recommend boarding your dog with Jill. We know we will book with her again!
I can't say enough nice things about Jill and her family! She treats our Nala like part of her family every time she's there. She knows so much about dogs too. She really gets to know their personality and treats them accordingly. We love Jill and will definitely go back!
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Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful! Those are the only words to describe Jill - and her family! I honestly think Gabby, my sweet old collie, prefers her house to mine. I used to take Gabby everywhere with me, including long trips, but she is no longer able and I was so stressed, worrying about her. Didn't want to put her in one of those kennels. Gabby loves the outdoors and would have been miserable. Jill took away all of that stress. Gabby can spend her days at Jill's lying under a huge old apple tree, enjoying the outdoors. And I know that Jill takes such good care of her. When Gabby comes home there is no trauma, no sign of stress. I could go on and on but suffice it to say Jill is my angel. Period!
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Joy had a great time! Will go back again!
Maizy really enjoyed herself! She is asleep next to me now. Jill is great to work with. I enjoyed getting pictures during the week. We will use her again.
Jill was great. Our difficult dogs were comfortable and felt safe at their stay.
Kayla enjoyed her visit even though she is normally a very nervous dog when away from her home. It is obvious Jill is very caring and loves animals, especially dogs.
Jill was a wonderful hostess for Lucy, thanks so much!
Jill was a wonderful hostess for Lily. She kept us up to date on how Lily was doing with pictures and it looked like Lily had a great time. Her property is great to let the dogs run around in multiple fenced in yards. I highly recommend Jill for other users to consider as their host!
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We were so relieved to have the chance to leave our dogs with Jill and her family! We spoil our dogs at home with couch lounging, playing and fresh veggies and fruits, so I was thrilled to see in the pictures Jill sent that our pups were receiving the same treatment. They were happy to see us and they were ready for a good nap! We look forward to our next visit, just knowing they will be so loved, is a huge relief!
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Maizy had a great day today! Thank u.
Lady had a very enjoyable & relaxing time. I think she was spoiled.
Jill was great with my Australian Shepherd and made him feel right at home. She updated us with a picture and I felt comfortable that he was having a good time as part of the family. She was also very willing to work with our time schedule.
Jill has been such a trooper! What was supposed to be a three week stay for our dog (we were moving and our temporary housing didn't allow dogs) turned into a 6 week stay. Jill took Rosie in and treated her as one of her own. She kept me informed at all times and updated with pictures every couple of days. Jill has a real heart for animals and I know that Rosie was in very capable hands during her entire stay.
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Our elderly Great Dane Emma had a wonderful time with Jill & family. We received regular photos of her lounging on the leather couch and get petted. Normally after a trip we pick up Emma and she's lost weight and has a bad case of PTSD. This time when we picked up Emma was in great spirits and hadn't lost a pound! Which tells us that she was happy as a clam on her horse farm. We would love to take emma back to Jill's :)
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Jill was fabulous, low key, likable and well informed about dog behavior and habits. She went above and beyond to provide outstanding care for my sometimes challenging dog. I highly recommend her services and will send my dog to her again anytime!
Jill was very accommodating to my adding an additional day to Guinness' stay at the last minute. She took great care of my dog and I will recommend her to all my friends.
Jill is very knowledge about dogs and I feel totally comfortable leaving Guinness with her. I am sure that he had a wonderful time on the farm as he seems totally relaxed and mellow.
Jill takes excellant care of our Nala. She treats her as part of her family. Thank you, Jill!
After a one-night stay with Jill, my dogs slept for 14 hours straight! They obviously had a great time with Jill's dogs and her other guests. Jill and her family are very welcoming. Jill truly understands a parent's concerns and is very responsive. She is excellent with dogs!
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Jill is fantastic and our dog has a lovely time at her home. Lots of fresh air, plenty of playtime, and great supervision. She really loves what she's doing and it reflects in the way the dogs positively respond to her.
Jill's home was like a vacation resort for our girls. We received a photo every day of two very happy and adjusted guests. The girls were so comfortable there they almost didn't want to come home.
Nala had a great time! She loved having doggie playmates. I was very impressed that everyone in Jills family took part in Nala's care. We are going back very soon.
Prancer is on a restrictive diet and daily med routine. It would be the first time we would not be taking him with us on vacation and we were concerned about leaving him with a stranger for such a long period. However, after our meet-n-greet with Jill, our concerns were laid to rest.
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Jill routinely gave us updates on Prancer. She also posted photos of Prancer's activities which made my wife and I feel even more comfortable with our decision.
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Jill is the best! Our dog spent 3 weeks with her and her dogs and came home very happy and very tired. Jill kept us posted with pictures and updates the whole time, and cared for our dog like her own. We'll never use a kennel again.
I can't thank Jill enough for the care she gave Liberty and Mo while we were on vacation. We are a military family and have moved several times with our dogs. We've always been content to find a safe, clean place for boarding but now I feel we have found a place with everything. Fun, love, safety, socialization, lots of indoor/outdoor space, photos, updates and best of all, a home away from home . . . the days of boarding in the standard chain link dog run are over for Liberty and Mojo!
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Jill is the absolute best!! She was willing to keep my dogs even when she had others booked because she knew we were going on a mission trip. She took on extra work when she didn't have to. I am so grateful for Jill and her family. My doggies played so much that they are still lying around...........they are "dog tired"..........thanks Jill!!!
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Our dogs have been enjoying weekly visits at Pawsitively Country Retreat to adjust for an extended stay next month. They enjoy it so much and adjusted so quickly that it became clear early on that this was the place for them. Jill clearly loves, understands and respects animals. She responds quickly to inquiries and asks questions to make sure pets and humans are pleased with the service she provides. I highly recommend Pawsitively Country Retreat.
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I can't say enough wonderful things about Jill!! Our dog experiences anxiety, so I was worried about leaving him with anyone. This was his first night away from home and Jill really put my fears to rest. She went above and beyond, even researching anxiety in animals and welcomed the challenge. Her family also spent time making Kuba as comfortable as possible. Jill texted and even called me to ensure me that everything was going ok. I am so happy with Jill's loving nature, that we are boarding both of our dogs with her for 10 days and I feel totally comfortable with it! I give her my highest recommendation!!!
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Jill has a great service! My dog had a great day at her place and I felt comfortable leaving her there. Jill's calm demeanor creates a great canine environment. I plan on returning a lot in the future.
Our dogs had a great dogvacay with Jill! Jill is the perfect host! She's super responsive, clearly loves animals and has a great setup for dogs on her farm. She kept us posted on how our dogs were doing throughout their stay. Our energetic puppy enjoyed playing with her dogs and our small dog was equally happy hanging out with Jill. They had just as much fun on their vacation as we did on ours. Highly recommend!
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I cannot praise Jill enough! My dogs have never had such a fantastic experience while I was away. Jill truly cares, and they seemed very content in her home. I will look no further for someone to care for my dogs in the future. Jill is incredible, loving and trustworthy. Highest praise!
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You don't have to wonder if your dog enjoyed himself, he will show it by sleeping all day once you arrive home from his vacation with Jill :)
Jill is awesome. Rocko had so many friends to play with and Jill has kept me updated everyday with Rocko's activities. She has experience and a warm hospitable environment so you can feel comfortable leaving your loved pet with her and her family.
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