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Ann F.

28 Reviews
18 Repeat Guests
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Responds within 8 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

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

About Ann

*Sitting available in your home only*

Hi everyone! I'm Annie and my family and friends know me as the biggest dog lover out there. Dogs have been my life ALL of my life and I'm so excited to become a DogVacay sitter!

I'd absolutely love to come watch your pup or pets in your home. Keeping your pet in their home reduces separation anxiety and makes your vacation as seamless as possible. I am available to stay overnight or whatever your needs to best care for your pet (s).

Because of the restrictions of my apartment I cannot host in my home, but can easily travel travel anywhere from Boston to the Route 128 belt, and could consider further on a situation by situation basis!

When raising my family we had a total of 7 pets- all rescues: 2 senior goldens, 1 lab/greyhound mix, 2 Maine Coon Cats (siblings), a Bassett Hound, and our first pet- a kitten we rescued at a relatives home who lived to be 21.

For me the biggest pleasure in life is time spent with kids or pets. I have alot of experience tending to medical issues because of my senior rescues. I also had 25+ years experience as a homeowner, and the responsibilities and issues involved. Would love to provide the care your pets normally receive from you while you are away!

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask!

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Ann F.

28 Reviews
18 Repeat Guests
$40/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Responds within 8 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated November 7, 2016

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Services & Rates

House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$40 /night
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Home Visits
$25 /visit
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
28 Reviews
Annie is pawsitively the perfect dog sitter for my boys. As with most pet owners, I want to know that they are as happy and comfortable as possible when I am not home to care for them, myself.

Annie is committed to keeping them on their routine, and providing them with as much, if not more, affection and love as I do!

She went above and beyond to spend time taking them out in the yard, snuggling with them, and even taking them for a walk! She was kind enough to text me photos of the dogs during her visit.

I am so grateful to have found Annie, and would highly recommend her! I am looking forward to having her stay at my home with the dogs in a few weeks.
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I highly recommend Ann! First of all she was very fast to respond and always answered any questions I had. She came for a visit and Magnus loved her. It was our first time leaving him home with out us and we were so nervous! She sent pictures and updates. He is 120 pound big boy and she did great taking him in her car on a walk around the river and to play at the dog park! When we came home our house was perfectly how we left it and Magnus was relaxed and happy. We will definitely have Ann stay with Magnus for our next trip that he can't come with us!!!! I'm so happy we found her!
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Annie was great with our 6 year old lab mix. She came to let her out exactly on time, and sent a video & text messages to give me an update. She came for a meet & greet beforehand (twice), which was very helpful & reassuring to me. We will definitely have Annie stay with our dog again! I am enormously grateful that she took good care of our furry daughter!
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Annie was wonderful taking care of my very old Buster with love and care. She was great with live,y Olive too. Thanks Annie!
Absolutely wonderful person who took excellent care of our geriatric dog. She is a very calm person that makes dogs (and their owners) immediately comfortable. Our dog has separation anxiety but he did fine with Anne!
Ann was so great with our 18 month old large, mouthy puppy, cats and various reptiles. She was so patient and kind to them. Our house was so clean when we got home, maybe even cleaner than when we left, if that is possible. I would definitely use her again and will happily be a reference for her anytime.
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Ann treated our dog and cat so well we feared they might go home with her when she left. Clearly she understands animals and their needs. She spent a week with them and sent us photos of them sleeping on her bed, lying on her papers and buckled up in the car to go for a ride which is the dog's favorite pastime.
We felt we could not have been more lucky than to meet her and have her stay with our pets while we were away. She is the pet sitter everyone hopes they have.
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Having had Ann stay with our dog while we were away in Europe, we had full confidence that Ann would show up for this mid-day visit/walk while we were on a day trip to Maine. She did, of course, and sent us a report by email.

Ann has our full confidence and clearly bonds with the dogs she cares for.
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Ann was amazing. We already had our vacation planned and paid for when our dog was diagnosed with lymphoma. The side effects of her chemotherapy, while not as severe as in humans, made it important that we found a sitter who could deal with potentially unpleasant situations and focus on the dog's needs instead of human needs.

Ann's experience dealing with dogs and her maturity made us feel confident that our dog would be given the best of care. We also needed Ann to take Mazie for her weekly chemo session and I was so pleased to hear that Ann even called ahead to the vet's to see if Mazie should be given breakfast before or after the session.

Ann sent us emails describing how Mazie was doing and this was very reassuring. I could not have asked for a better person to watch Mazie.
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This was my first experience with dog vacancy and being the owner of very old golden retriever and a very vocal Bernese mountain dog, I initially had my reservations about someone living at our home.
It turned out to be the best experience ever! Ann was great with both dogs and reassured me constantly by sending photos and email updates.
I would highly recommend ann and I will continue to use her services. Thank you ann !
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Amazing as always!
Ann is a loving person & was equally caring & responsible for our 14 1/2 yr old wheaten & 8 yr old labradoodle! Her attentiveness extended to our home as well. We're very pleased to have discovered Ann & look forward to her next dog-sitting with us.
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Annie was the best. She went above and beyond what was needed. We couldn't have been happier with Annie and how sweet she was with our two pups. We will def be asking her to dog sit again in the future. Thank you Annie!!
We used Ann recently while we went away for a long weekend. Our dog, Tilly, fell instantly in love. Tilly is a rescue so she gets nervous easily. I noticed upon coming home that this was the best transition Tilly has ever had to us being away. She was so relaxed and happy rather then acting a bit traumatized. And you would never even know Ann was in the house. Everything was exactly how we left it. Thank you, Ann. We will be calling you for our next trip away.
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Ann F. went above and beyond for our very fearful dog. She was patient and very respectful of our pup's fear and she communicated with us throughout the weekend about how Ellie was doing. Thank you Ann....
We LOVE Ann! We went away for a weeks vacation and left our Skipper in her care at home - when we returned our puppy was so sad to see her go! Ann has proven to be trust worthy, warm and extremely professional - and our dog loves her. We can not recommend her more highly.
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Ann was extremely compassionate when our oldest Westie passed away suddenly - right before her first scheduled stay in our home. She was comforting in a time of crisis and we so appreciated that. She is responsible, communicative and made a great connection with our dog. I will definitely use her again. Thanks, Ann!
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Ann was great! My dog had never stayed with anyone else before and Ann made it so easy. She was very communicative and sent me updates on how my puppy was doing. I would absolutely recommend her!
Annie was great with our pup's. She kept us upto date on their progress as the week moved along
Ann was a wonderful mom to our two Maltese babies while we were away! She has a special way with dogs - mine took to her right away, even the timid old girl. I love that they were able to stay in familiar surroundings while Ann cared for them, including giving daily meds. Such a load off my mind, since I knew I wouldn't be able to be in contact all the time. Ann just handled it all.
Great sitter, highly recommend, will use again.
Thanks, Ann!
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Anne was great with the dogs and left our house just as it was! They had a very Merry Christmas together!
Ann is fabulous!!! She answered our inquiry within minutes of our request. When we met her, we immediately felt comfortable leaving her in charge of our pets in our home. She was wonderful with my 'eccentric' Border Collie and sent regular updates with pictures to reassure us that all was well. We hope to have her on our next trips for sure.
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Once again Ann was great! We were away for 10 days and she took great care of both of our dogs. It is so wonderful having someone you can trust stay in the house, walk the dogs, give them their medication, everything that they need. I wasn't worried about them a bit. I am so happy I discovered Ann and dog vacay.
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Ann was awesome. She took great care of the puppies even getting our skittish rescue dog to be friends. I am so relieved to have found someone like her that is comfortable staying in our house, taking care of the dogs when we are away. I have already booked her for our next trip!
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Annie is fantastic!! Took great care of our pups and kept us updated regularly.
Annie is fantastic! She is super flexible too. Not only was she simply great with Charlie (and Oliver our cat), but we had some house repair work that was delayed and she took it completely in stride (e.g., contractors walking in and out of the house). Charlie adores her and our shy kitty warmed to her quickly as well. Wonderful to have found a reliable, great sitter in our neighborhood!
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Annie was amazing! She's super responsive and flexible, especially when I had a last minute change in my plans. She has a lot of great experience and is a nurturing caretaker. Savannah loved being with her. I highly recommend Annie. She's wonderful and friendly.
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We are always very pleased with Ann, she loves our dog and appreciate the service!
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