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Lisa K.

127 Reviews
51 Repeat Guests
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  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

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

Lisa's House

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Outdoor area
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Lisa

30 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I'm self employed and spend most of my days in & around the farm. I have had dogs all my life and care for all kinds and breeds.

My guest dogs have run of the house and become part of the family as soon as they walk in the door. Although I live on a farm and have lots of room to run around, your dogs are always supervised when outside. Those that are okay to run around off-leash can do so while being supervised by me, the others get plenty of leash-walks around the property daily.

I have had a couple of special-needs dogs myself and am very comfortable administering medication. I also know first hand the extra love and attention that a special-needs dog deserves.

I have a dog-specific shower if you would like your pooch pampered and smelling fantastic to greet you!

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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine

Lisa K.

127 Reviews
51 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:


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  • Last updated January 9, 2017


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Lisa's Home
$40 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
$20 /bath
$20 each way
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
127 Reviews
Lisa is terrific! She keeps Hogan busy about the farm and even takes him on errands. Tennis balls are part of the landscape too -- his favorite toy. Lisa is a top notch pet care giver.
What a wonderful home away from home for our Lab! She came back happy and tired(lots of play time)! Would highly recommend Lisa!
Lisa is amazing with our dogs. They are so excited when I tell them we are going to the farm. We are blessed to have found someone who loves our dogs as much as we do!
Lisa is fantastic. This was Coopers first time away from home and I did not want to leave him. Lisa kept him busy and the pictures of his vacation made me so comfortable with my decision. I will take him to Lisa from now on. Thanks so much.
I am very please with the care Rudy received while staying with Lisa. Lisa was very attentive to Rudys needs and he received lots of attention. We be back for another stay in late December.
It was so wonderful having Lisa take of our dog Louie while we were out of town. The minute that I met her, I knew that Louie would be in good hands! We received great pictures while we were gone with messages that let us know how things were going. Louie was happy when we went to get him and was very content. Lisa has a great home with many different experiences for your dog!
Lisa responded almost immediately to my last minute request. She was very accommodating. We scheduled a meet and greet and left our two standard poodles with her. They had a great time running around with the other dog guests on the farm. Lisa was even able to get them to eat regular meals, which is something they've never done at home.
Lisa was very nice and easy to work with. I believe Rocket is better off at her place with his new friends and space then at home. I'm very comfortable leaving him with her any time.
couldn't ask for anything better !
I trust Lisa completely & never regret leaving zoey with her! She goes above and beyond!!
I felt extremely comfortable leaving my dog there. Lisa was very calm and caring, and he did well. She sent pictures while we were gone, and when I picked him up he seemed very happy and content.
Our golden retriever has stayed with Lisa for the past few years when we go on vacation. She has the time of her life with Lisa and loves to stay with her, I think she is actually sad to come home. Lisa goes above and beyond with every dog that stays with her.
Lisa always takes such good care of our two German Shepherds and they obviously love her very much. They are always excited to see her and can't contain themselves. She has a knack with dogs of all sizes and ages and shows a lot of compassion for the dogs as well as their owners. She consistently goes 'above and beyond'. I know our boys are safe and happy when she has them.
Lisa was great to work with! She made us feel very comfortable while leaving our boxer, Gemma, with her for a week while we were on our vacation. We received photo updates of her and the meet and greet was so nice to see where she would be hanging out for the week!

We will definitely be re-booking with Lisa - she was so great to work with and was awesome with Gemma!
Thank you for taking such good care of Duncan. I knew you were perfect match @ our greet & meet. Duncan was very tired when he got home, which is a good thing. We will be back! Jean V.
This was the best experience possible-Our dog Sally did not want to come home- it was perfect The best attention -care -updates- and overall experience-5 stars all the way Lisa is the greatest!!!!
As always, Rodi had a great stay with Lisa. We love that she gets to go wherever Lisa goes and we know she is in good hands when we leave her. We got some picture updates which is great for us to know Rodi is having a good time. Lisa is flexible and knows dog behaviors so when other dogs are staying, she can easily handle them together. Thanks, Lisa! We will be calling on your services again.
Lisa's home and yard are a dog havens and she has tons of love and attention for the dogs she cares for. Due to an unexpected change in plans we needed to find care for our dog at the last minute and Lisa flexibility and willingness to accommodate our schedules was priceless! We were able to once again leave knowing our dog was in good hands. It almost feels like she a second home with Lisa.
It is so comforting to know that our sweet Maisey is in Lisa's care while we are away and is enjoying her time as much as we our enjoying ours. The photos and brief updates are fun to receive and provide that extra piece of mind that she is in good hands!
Maggie had another great time at Lisa's. We got a lot of pictures during our trip and Lisa and Bob were extremely accommodating to our schedule.
Lisa took great care of Sammy. I felt so good about Lisa after the meet and greet and I did not worry about Sammy at all while we were away. It is clear that Lisa is an animal lover and that the animals love her right back!
Lisa is a true animal lover. My dog was well cared for and and seemed so comfortable and happy at Lisa's place.
Another great stay for our Pup! Thanks Bob and Lisa!
Once again Lisa took the best care of my dog Inga during a 2 night getaway. I never worry for even a second when Inga is with Lisa and can enjoy myself when away. I also truly appreciate that she is flexible with drop off and pick up times - very convenient.
Thanks Lisa!!
Lisa is our #1 favorite dog sitter. Hogan even made a friend with an Australian shepard this past visit.
Lisa is wonderful--Bear has such a great time while she is there and always comes home very tired!
Another wonderful vacay for Paco! She has a wonderful way of working with all the dogs that she takes care of. We appreciate her knowledge and abilities.
This was the third time our dog has stayed with Lisa and once again we couldn't be happier. He is clearly comfortable, it's his home away from home!
Lisa is absolutely wonderful. It was so terrific for Hobbes to be with her as her home provides all the room a dog needs to roam around on and just be a dog. He's an active pup and she made sure that he had companions and took very good care of him. I'm very thankful she's there for a pup like him as he is a rescue and his first 8 months of his life were spent crated most of the time. He's a very lovable and attentive spirit and gentle, but he does enjoy his time being active.
Our dog, Avalon, had his third visit with Lisa. He spent hours outside with other boarders. They looked like they were having so much fun together. I can't imagine a more perfect environment for our dog. Thank you, Lisa! Sara Hoffman
Our three beloved dogs completed another 2 week vacation with Lisa. I can't say enough about how wonderful she is with each of them, taking their individual needs and quirks into account and making sure everyone is well taken care of, given attention and made to feel right at home. We have an elderly Lab mix who needs twice daily meds, and an active and attention-seeking 4 year old Lab as well as a little terrier mix who this last time had some neck pain issues that required medication and monitoring. All managed beautifully and thoughtfully.

We get frequent photos and updates from Lisa showing them in action or relaxing comfortably. It is so nice to get that email and pictures while we're away - because we miss them and talk about them even while we enjoy our vacation.

I have complete confidence in Lisa's care for our pack of three and know that she treats all the dogs in her care with the same love and attention that she gives to ours.
Hogan had another wonderful stay with Lisa.
As always, Maggie had a great time at Lisa's! Lisa updated us frequently with pictures and texts. We know our dog is very well taken care of by such a wonderful, attentive dog sitter. Thanks, Lisa!
Lisa is awesome. Comet feels like he's home & is treated like he's at home. He's very relaxed and has a good time at his vacay. I don't have to worry about leaving my little "fur child" because I know he's receiving great care. I have recommended Lisa to several people.
Lisa was so wonderful to deal with we had a wonderful trip and she sent us text updates with Reba and upon our return she had everything ready at pick up.we will be one of her regulars from now on!
Lisa was a great sitter for my dog. She put me at ease and sent me pictures to check in. I highly recommend Lisa as she is a friendly, kind person.
Lisa does a fantastic job of sending photos during our trip. She even dug up a birthday button for Maggie to wear on her birthday, which she celebrated at Lisa's!
Lisa is always great. We love her and Paco does as well. :)
Lisa is great! She asks questions to make sure she really knows your dog before taking them in. She keeps them busy and is up front in discussing anything the comes up, etc. We will definitely use Lisa again!
Lisa is amazing!!! Julius had the best time at her house! We never worried about him once. We knew he was in good hands. He came home exhausted from playing so hard, and was as happy as can be.
Lisa is our #1 dog sitter. Hogan loves playing ball with lisa & Bob and being outside. Could not ask for a better dog care environment.
This was Avalon's second visit at Lisa's. It is a haven for him because of the attention he receives, the opportunity to be outside to run and play with other dogs, and the extra bonus this time of paying visits to a nursing home with Lisa where he was welcomed by residents. We love the photos we receive and the frequent updates. We couldn't ask for anything more!
Once again, we can't say enough good things about Lisa. This was Bella's second stay with Lisa and she again came home happy and ready for a nap! We appreciate Lisa's prompt communications to arrange drop off and pick up, her flexibility and patience, and the all important updates on our pup while we're gone! It is so comforting to drop Bella off and have a peaceful vacation knowing that Lisa cares for Bella like she is her own dog. We can't thank Lisa enough for taking care of her so we could get-a-way for a few days. Thanks again Lisa, we're very appreciative of the care for our sweet puppy. You're the best! See you again soon.
Our big german shepherd boys LOVE Lisa and are always excited when they get to stay with her. She takes great care to ensure the safety/happiness of our boys as well as all dogs in her care.
She has a perfect environment in her home and her property to care for dogs of all ages/sizes/breeds and she works hard to ensure they all get a great experience with her. Lisa is the best! She's become a member of our family and we are fortunate to have her as a part of our lives. Thanks Lisa for taking such good care of Trapper and Hawkeye!!
Lisa was amazing as usual! Regular photo updates and our dog Zoe clearly had a great time helping work around the farm all day. Thanks, Lisa!
Paco had a fabulous time with Lisa and we were very pleased with the entire process. We love Lisa and will be using her service again.
Lisa is our favorite dog sitter. She anticipates Hogan's arrival with tennis balls scattered about the yard. We couldn't ask for a better location and quality of care.
Great experience for both my dog and me. Maggie was pampered and loved, I got daily pictures and reports. Fantastic.
Our dog Inga had yet another great stay with Lisa this last weekend - she almost didn't want to come back home with us! We will continue to have Lisa watch Inga for as long as she'll have us.
Our dog Bella stayed with Lisa for a week and she did great. There were a few other dogs there at the same time and we worried how they would all do together. Lisa seems to have a good handle on managing the different dog personalities and she was upfront with us prior and even told us how they all did together when we picked Bella up. She kept us updated with pictures throughout the week which we loved. Bella seemed to have a good time there. She was very quiet and relaxed when we picked her up, which for us meant she had a good time.
We have boarded our dog Zoe many different places over the years and Lisa was by far the best experience we've had so far. She really takes time to incorporate the dogs into her daily life (working on the farm, visiting her mother at the nursing home, car rides, etc.). Zoe loves being "part of the pack" and she loves the outdoors, so Lisa's set-up was perfect. She also updated us with pictures EVERY day; it was so nice to see Zoe happy while we were away. I won't board Zoe anywhere else now. Thanks again Lisa!
Lisa is an amazing person & i trust her fully when leaving my dog with her! She goes above & beyond with taking care of my dog . She is such a Sweetheart !!
Lisa, thank you again! Your home is Tiger's second home. Thanks for all the updates, photos and genuine care of Tiger. We could not replace you!
This was the second time that our dog Norman stayed with Lisa and we could not be happier. Lisa is a great host. Norman is a nervous dog who has a hard time in a kennel, but he is happy and relaxed when he stays with Lisa. It's a perfect home away from home for our dog.
Once again phenomenal! Tiger was happy as I was happy. Lisa does a wonderful job - I recommend her services to anyone who has a dog. I love her!!! Thanks, Lisa. - Ester
Lisa is amazing! I was nervous about leaving our pups for a week but Lisa quickly put me at ease with adorable photos and updates. The pups were clearly well taken care of and were given loads of attention. When Lisa dropped them off, it was clear the pups had fallen in love with her by giving her snuggles and kisses. I couldn't have been happier!! Thank you Lisa!!
Lisa was great with our dog. Kept him busy and he came home tired and happy.
We were nervous about leaving our dog for 10 days while we visited our son out of the country but he was very well taken care of - he may have had a better vacation than we did! Thanks Lisa (and Bob).
Thank you Lisa, once again! Tiger loves going to Lisa's, he is always treated as one of her's. Like always, I receive updates, photos and information as to how the week went. Most importantly, Tiger is happy to see Lisa when we arrive and is in great shape when we pick him up!

Lisa is Wonderful! Buddy and Scooter came home exhausted from all of the fun they had with her! Lisa kept us updated with photos while we were away and it was nice to get them. Lisa is a great person and host and we will be using her service again!
Lisa was incredible! She treated our puppies the way she would treat her own. She has tons of experience with dogs and is completely in tune to their personalities and needs. She had special beds all set up for them (which they loved). She gave me helpful insight into the dynamics between my two litter mates . They loved their "sleep over" with her and she kept them busy and happy all day. I won't hesitate to trust them in Lisa's care again…..from a few hours to an extended vacation. I have peace of mind knowing they are receiving great care (both physical and emotional). They clearly love her! This is the absolute perfect environment for anyone who demands the very best for their pets. She also sent pics and updates throughout the day. Her pictures were beautiful! She's an animal lover and has put together a fantasy island for dogs.
Lisa knows Hogan well. He loves balls more than anything. She has them ready and waiting whenever he is dropped-off. We are very happy with Lisa's services and Dog Vacay.
Thanks Lisa - once again Tiger was well taken care of, don't know what I would do with out you!
Lisa is AWESOME! This was my 1st time dropping off my two dogs with her, and I was nervous b/c my dogs are my 'kids' and mean the world to me. She immediately put me at ease as we walked around her property and I could see that Becca & Leo would love it there.

During my 6 day vacation, Lisa assured me daily with texts and pictures that everything was going great. When I picked them up, Leo couldn't stop "kissing" her . . . a big indiction that he loved her and Becca was obviously comfortable and calm. Without a doubt, she'll be the only person to ever take care of them if I need a dog sitter again!

Thank you SO much!
Avalon, our Australian Shepherd, was immediately comfortable with Lisa when we did the Meet and Greet. He had a glorious stay with Lisa and two other dogs who boarded at the same time. The dogs played outside together and had wonderful space in which to run. inside, they had comfortable, inviting places to play and nap. Even though my dog is now back home, I miss the email updates and photos that Lisa sent while we were on vacation. The entire experience, for both our dog and for us was way beyond my expectations. It could not have been better.
Wanted to make sure and write a review for Lisa about our terrific experience of having our 3 dogs in her care.
We had been having a friend dog sit for us for the past several years. This time, 3 weeks before our long-planned 2.5 week trip to Europe, our sitter told us she could not care for our dogs for the duration of our trip- she had made "other plans" for part of the time we agreed on several months prior.
We were anxious with needing to have our 3 rescues go to someone we didn't know and they didn't know. One dog is a 13 year old Lab mix and an anxious old girl; another is a 3 year old we'd had for 1.5 years - a sweet, easy-going 80lb Lab; our third one was a 7 year old, 15lb terrier mix we'd only had since April - a rescue from TN.
Lisa was brought to our attention and we went to meet her - the whole gang. We knew right away that this would be a good experience for everyone. Lisa is calm and good-natured and has an easy manner with all the different dogs. You just feel comfortable and calm and know your friends are in good hands.
Lisa was helpful and supportive when some last minute issues came up on our end. She really made my anxiety level drop dramatically.
While we were on vacation we received regular photos - adorable - of all 3 dogs along with updates on how they were doing. When we came to pick them up, it was obvious that they were tired and happy and well taken care of. Lisa was affectionate with all three of them, gave us a wrap up on how things went and gave each of the dogs pets and hugs before they left.
We were absolutely thrilled to find such a gem and plan to call Lisa for our upcoming vacations in the future. If you are lucky enough to have your dogs stay with her, you will be able to relax and enjoy your vacation knowing your companions are superbly cared for in a lovely dog-friendly environment by someone who truly loves and understands animals. I can recommend Lisa 100%.
We were very comfortable leaving Chester with Lisa. He was well taken care of and got a lot of exercise. Thank you Lisa!
We are very pleased with the care and attention Hogan receives. We highly recommend Lisa & Pooch Paradise.
Hogan thoroughly is in his element catching tennis balls with Lisa. First class dog care!
Lisa's home is Tiger's second home. Can't say enough about the great care Lisa gives her doggie guests. Tiger has been there numerous times and will continue to go to Lisa's whenever we leave town. I know he is in good hands.

Thanks again!

Nacho loved his stay again! He now has a couple buddies to play with!
Bear had such a wonderful time this weekend with Lisa. Not only is her property perfect for dogs, she surely is a dog lover! Bear came home well taken care of and has been tired out ever since.

If you are looking for the perfect "vacation" spot for your dog, Lisa is the one!

We will definitely be calling Lisa again soon!
Lisa, has a beautiful farm and great place to host dogs. Vinny, our 18 month Australian Shepherd had a great time playing with the other dogs, got plenty of exercise. We so enjoyed the daily pictures from Lisa.

There's no doubt that we will use Lisa's services again.
Great visit, again. Hogan even had his four legged friend Vinny stay with Lisa.
Lisa was an awesome host! Nacho was so happy there!

Once again thank you for the care you provided for Tiger. I believe he feels your home is his second home.

Future customers,

I've been taking Tiger to Lisa's off and on for over a year - can't say enough wonderful things. If you choose to have Lisa take care of your pet, I believe you have left your pet in very capable hands! They live at her house as if they were living at home. Tiger always has full days, Lisa keeps me updated and I have a very happy pup when I pick him up.
This is our second time having Hogan stay with Lisa & Bob. Without a doubt, Pooch Paradise is a five star pawsome! We will be back.
Fabulous! Our min pin was completely happy to be there. We felt no apprehension at leaving our baby boy. It truly was a dog vacation. I can not say enough good things about these people and their care and facilities. They were responsive to calls. They even sent a pic of Kemosabe during his stay showing how happy he was.
Can't describe how impressed we were with Lisa and the whole process. Always hated leaving our springer with a kennel because he would get so stressed out. From the minute we met Lisa we felt so comfortable. We were updated several times during the stay. Once we picked him we didn't have to go through the days of him sitting at our feet hoping we weren't leaving him again. I think he had as much fun during vacation week as we did.
lisa is just the sweetest person! I am so glad she is hosting dogs and that i found her for my first experience on dog vacay!
She was in constant contact with me for the 4 days i was away from my dog and sent me the cutest pictures that put me at ease. Lisa has a big heart and went the extra mile to make me and my family feel comfortable with her babysitting our pup. She makes the experience very personal and I cant thank her enough for this experience and will come back as lonng as she lets us !!! :)
Pick her, you wont be sorry .
Thanks, Lisa, for taking care of Maggie again! Maggie gets so excited when we pull up to your house - I know she really likes staying with you. We completely trust you and are so glad we found you.
Lisa was absolutely wonderful!!! She's seriously the dog whisperer and totally gets dogs. Our boxer is a rescue and needed some special treatment and she totally handled it better than I could have explained it to her. She kept us updated and I had no worries that they were in great hands. We will definitely hire her again!!
Lisa is fantastic. She watched Lupe for a few days over the 4th Holiday and I felt so comfortable having him stay with her. She sent updates and funny stories every day, and always included pictures to put me at ease. I could tell she truly cared for my dog, and that is what matters most when trusting someone to watch your dog for a few days. I highly recommend Lisa and will definitely be booking with her again soon!
Lisa is a true dog whisperer! She manages to get dogs to get along, even those who like their space! My English bulldog is always well taken care of with Lisa, and I've never worried about leaving her there. Lisa is VERY accommodating and has helped me out last minute! She is a true animal person and I highly recommend choosing her to care for your fur babies!!
Being new to the area we didn't know a soul! And I've never liked leaving my zoie with just anyone. We were immediately put at ease when we met. Zoie was spoiled and cared for as part of the family. The daily pictures were very much appreciated as I was missing her terribly!!
When returning home our flight was delayed and Lisa happily accommodated us for an extra night.
Lisa is an animal person...she gets it! I whole heartedly recommend Lisa!
Maggie had another great stay with Lisa. Lisa is very active with the dogs she hosts. We received lots of cute pictures of Maggie doing the things she loves - playing, lounging, and eating bones. Thanks Lisa!
I couldn't be more pleased with Lisa's service. When meeting her I could tell right away she had such a good heart and was very knowledgeable of animal health care and behavior. My son and I dropped Inga off and when we pulled away he asked if I was worried about leaving her with someone we didn't really know. Without hesitation I said absolutely not - I trust her.
Lisa is awesome. I wish we had found her sooner. Comet is an older dog and we worried about leaving him. Lisa was in contact with us every day sending us pictures and letting us know how/what Comet was doing. With Lisa he was in an environment like at home and treated like he was. She is very caring. We drove from north of Duluth to have Comet stay with Lisa and we're so glad we did. Comet has found his new home away from home.
Tau and Nala love Lisa! Lisa makes sure they have a fun stay with her. Best of all, we can tell that Lisa genuinely cares about our dogs. Thank you, Lisa!
Seriously the best dog vacation location on the planet. Echo loves to visit Lisa and Bob. For a dog that can be a little 'frisky'... he has adjusted well to staying with them when we are away. We can always breath easy when we know he's staying with them. And a big THANK YOU to Lisa and Bob for being so flexible with our crazy pick up times!
Lisa exceeded our expectations! The whole family treated our dogs as their own. They have a beautiful farm where our dogs had their own fun filled vacation. They didn't want to leave when we picked them up. We look forward to traveling more now that we have found a dog sitter we love.
I chose Lisa because she had the highest rating of the sitters that I looked at. I am happy to add my 5 star rating to the others! Bear loved his time at Lisa's. With the pictures and messages I received while I was gone, there was no need to worry about my boy. I was confident that he was safe and happy! I would always recommend Lisa to anyone that wants the best care for their dog while they are gone!! We will definitely be repeat customers and strong advocates for boarding with Lisa!!!
I'm so glad that we decided to give DogVacay a try. It was so much easier for us to enjoy our vacation knowing that our dog, Maisey, was in an environment more like the one she is accustomed to. Lisa was so good about sending us updates and photos while we were away. We'll definitely look to use Lisa/DogVacay again the next time we're out of town.
Lisa was great to work with. She has lots of experience with dogs and I completely trust her with our golden. We will definitely keep Lisa as someone we would have watch Horton again.
I am so happy that I found Lisa on DogVacay. My dogs could not have been taken care of any better than with Lisa. She kept in touch and sent pictures and a little update of how they were doing. I would highly recommend Lisa.
WOW -- we couldn't ask for a better dog vacay experience for Hogan. Lots of outside time with Lisa and plenty of tennis ball playtime too. We will be back.
What a GREAT first time experience with DogVacay! Without a doubt we will use Lisa again. Loved the daily photos of Hogan in the snow, with his favorite objects --- tennis balls!
Lisa is awesome in all respects. Biscuit, my beagle, is a very satisfied repeat customer who has spent a number of holidays here as well as last minute overnites for which we are both incredibly grateful. The second that Biscuit arrives she seems to know that Lisa is now "her person" for the next few days and is more than happy to settle in and get down to the important stuff like napping/hanging with Lisa's mom, checking out the toys, or maybe even some counter nose-surfing. Really just can't say enough good things about Lisa's compassionate, trustworthy, and excellent care other than Thank You so much. Tracey B
Lisa was so accommodating! We ended up changing our pick up time and she worked with us. Watson loves going out there to play. He's always tired and content when we pick him up. They have so much space for him to run around. We really love the peace of mind knowing we're leaving him with people who know SO MUCH about animals.
Lisa was great. She was very accommodating and willing to do whatever necessary to make sure Maggie was happy and comfortable - including her daily frozen peanut-butter-in-the-Kong treat! Thanks Lisa!
Echo had another great stay at Lisa's! I think he has more fun there than he does at home.
We chose Lisa to watch our dog (Echo - a husky) while out of town for a long weekend. This was our first experience with DogVacay and couldn't be more pleased! We did a meet and greet with Lisa prior to booking which helped a ton to be able to read how Echo reacted to her and the surroundings. It is a beautiful property with lots of room to roam which was a huge bonus for Echo since he loves to be out side. Lisa did everything she said she was going to... kept in touch and sent picture updates frequently. So happy to have found her... I think Echo had more of a vacation than we did!
Lisa - thank you again - our pup was happy as pup's owner was happy. What a gem we have in you keeping an eye on Tiger while we are unable to do so. We will be back again and again!
Lisa is awesome! We have a rat terrier, Norman, who has some separation anxiety, and having him board with Lisa was a wonderful alternative to kennel boarding.......perfect for Norman. She is responsive, flexible in dealing with travel plans, and clearly loves animals. He was able to spend a great deal of time outdoors, and also got to relax in her home like one of the family. We didn't have to worry for a minute while we were away, knowing he was in good hands. We highly recommend Lisa!
Lisa was an exceptional dog host for Tiger. She is very knowledgeable in the needs of dogs - matter of fact any and all animals. When I dropped Tiger off I mentioned that he gets very anxious and wants to leave with us. Lisa said no problem, we will get his mind off you and I will get him busy doing something else. Tiger didn't even notice we were leaving. Lisa forwarded pictures and kept us updated. When I picked up Tiger he was happy to see me but was very comfortable with Lisa and his whereabouts. I highly recommend Lisa as a dog vacay host, she is worth every penny! Thanks Lisa - we will be back!
Lisa was wonderful with our dog Lita! I could tell our dog was very comfortable with Lisa and enjoyed her overnight stay on the farm. I would recommend Lisa to anyone looking for a caring, reliable pet sitter.
Lisa is awesome!!! She did a wonderful job with my fur-babies and I will definitely use her again. In fact we are booked for next month. :)

Oliver is a tiny pup that requires extra care, feeding, monitoring and attention and Lisa took on the challenge. She kept me updated on him so I never had to worry about how things were going.

Leyna loves to be outside sniffing and running around and Lisa made sure that Leyna's needs/wants were met even though she had her hands full with Oliver.

Both my babies were happy and healthy when they came home. I know that they were loved to pieces.

Thanks Lisa!!!
Lisa is AWESOME!! Not once did I worry about our pups when our family was gone on vacation. I knew Minnie and Maggie were in great hands! I highly recommend Lisa and will definitely bring our pups back! Thanks Lisa!!
Lisa was amazing. If we need care for our dog again, we will absolutely not hesitate to book through her again. Her place is spacious and she treated the dogs like they were her own. Both came home happy, healthy, and TIRED from running around and playing. She was very flexible on drop off and pick up times. She's the best!
Lisa was great to take in our puppy on a last minute request during a busy summer holiday week. Lisa is so easy to work with, professional and so very timely with commmunications. I knew the minute I met and talked with Lisa that my puppy would be well cared for and safe. We appreciated the text message photos and updates throughout the weekend away and many times I thought to myself that my puppy might be having more fun than me!
I recommend Lisa without any hesitation. Your pup will come back to you happy and probably in need of a nap because of all the fun at Lisa's!
Thank you so much for taking such great care of Maxx. My family, especially my kids, loved the pictures of Maxx that we received while on vacation. We will definitely use Lisa again. Cindy Amundson
Lisa's Pooch Paradise was beagle heaven-on-earth for my Biscuit - snoozing on the couch, breakfast in bed during a thunderstorm, hangin with her new human & dog pals in the backyard, out at the farm, catching up on her favorite TV show, all while embarking on her new modeling career with her choice pooch portfolio which included funny/comforting updates. Words really cannot express the superior, worry-free care and companionship Biscuit thoroughly enjoyed during her stay. In fact, her last words to me were, "I'll be back". Tracey B (Minneapolis, MN)
This is our second time leaving Lucy with Lisa and we love the photo updates! Lucy always comes home tired so we know she has a fun time playing.
Lisa was awesome with Sarge and made me feel very comfortable leaving him for a week. She did a great job of communicating with me and sending pictures! Sarge can be a handful and she took the time to get to know him and form a bond with him. He felt so comfortable with her, he followed her to her truck instead of mine when I picked him up!! I highly recommend Lisa, especially for dogs that have social issues, anxiety, and allergies.
Lisa was great! She updated us several times while we were away with pictures of Maggie. She was more than accommodating to our requested pick up and drop off times. I completely trusted our young, energetic girl with Lisa.
Our dog Watson absolutely loved staying with Lisa at her ranch. The whole experience was great from our meet-n-greet to picking him again. They have a beautiful property where he can run until he finally wears himself out. I've never seen him so happy. It's so nice to know that while we're gone he's getting the best care and has plenty of space to run. We will definitely be taking him back there soon. Lisa really knows animals and picked up on his little quirks right away. This truly was a vacation for Watson.
Awesome! Thanks, Lisa!
Lisa was very flexible with pick-up times and really easy to work with. She answered all my questions and even sent photos of Lucy during the weekend. Lucy was happy and tired out from all the fun, we will definitely use Lisa again!
Lisa is great! She is a thorough and caring person. Our dog got plenty of exercise and lovin' from Lisa during her stay. I got regular updates, and in all the pics Dicey looked so happy I wondered if she wouldn't want to come home with me. Lisa communicated with us well, and accommodated an extra night when our flights home were delayed. Our dog can't wait to go back, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Lisa to others.
We don't often leave our dogs, usually taking them with us on driving vacations. We hired Lisa to care for our three Border Collies while we attended our son's wedding in California.

While we were away, Fly, our elderly female became very sick, a dog owner's worst nightmare. Lisa let me know right away and we stayed in close contact while I checked with our vet, who confirmed that Fly was gravely ill. Lisa took Fly into the emergency vet clinic immediately, where she waited while the vet examined Fly and consulted with me via phone. Due to Fly's critical condition and her advanced age, we made the heartbreaking decision to have her euthanized. Lisa stayed with Fly until the end, retrieved her collar and clipped several tufts of her hair. She also had the vet staff take several pictures of Fly with Lisa so we could have a visual record of Fly's last moments.

We had arranged ahead of time for Lisa to drop off the dogs are our house several hours before our plane got in. We arrived home to find a vase of flowers and a card with w personal message about our Fly. Our two remaining dogs were there and in good spirits.

Lisa is amazing. She took on the care of our dogs with such heart energy and accepted the difficult responsibility of being with Fly through her death with incredible sweetness and grace. An awesome caregiver who truly loves animals. We are so very thankful for Lisa.
Lisa (and her mother) were awesome for little Lucy....made her feel right at home. Highly recommended.
My dog Biskit had a fabulous stay with Lisa! Biskit was comfortable with Lisa right away and so was I. She went out of her way to make the visit convenient for us and I could tell she really loves dogs. I received pictures of Biskit doing her favorite things and making new friends. When I picked her up she was happy and content, not all anxious like when she has gone to a kennel. I highly recommend Lisa and will use her again with no hesitation. Thanks Lisa!
We want to thank Lisa so much for taking such great care of our dog Bergen! She went above and beyond what we expected while we were away for our vacation and was very flexible in accommodating our needs. She made Bergen feel right at home and he had a great vacation as well. We will definitely be using Lisa's services again and will recommend her to anyone we know. - Jon
Titus LOVED staying with Lisa! I could tell that he was treated as if he were Lisa's own pet and taken care of very well. I really appreciated Lisa's flexibility and communication as we were making plans to drop off and pick up my dog -- she made boarding Titus and my trip much easier!
Lisa and Bob's place was wonderful - the perfect home-away-from-home for our active Gordon Setter Ruby. Huge, country-setting yard, trees, birds & critters, a small lake - just heaven for Ruby. Lisa is a dog lover - she understands and appreciates their differences and personalities. We were looking for a place where Ruby could do 'her' thing - sniff around, run, and enjoy her people as she is not always one to play with other dogs so kennels are out of the question for us. When we picked up Ruby and saw how comfortable she was (licking Lisa's face!) and heard what a wonderful time they had together, we knew this was the best place - your dog might not want to leave! Thanks again Lisa, you're a gem!
5 stars aren't enough! I am one of those dog owners who thinks of my dog as my baby, and Lisa understood right away how anxious I was and made me feel at ease. Her calm energy and knowledge of dogs was clear. I was a wreck about leaving my Baby and had a hundred questions for Lisa. She patiently answered all of my questions in a very timely manner. Lisa sent me pictures of my baby playing in the snow and hanging out in the house and I could tell that he was happy and comfortable.

Lisa was also very accommodating in arranging drop-off and pick-up times. I cannot imagine leaving my boy with anyone else. Lisa was top-notch and her energy with my boy made me very happy. I could tell by the way he looked at her that he was very happy --- which is all I want!

Thank you, thank you, thank you, Lisa for taking such incredible care of my boy. I would highly recommend her to anyone that is looking for someone to love your dog while you're away.
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