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Dan B.

67 Reviews
34 Repeat Guests
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  • 7 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 35 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated

Dan's Resident Pets

6 yr 0 mo old

Dan's House

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Large Yard
100% fenced
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets

About Dan

40 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Your dog gets our attention and is not in a kennel, they stay in our home with us.

Dogs are wanted here and they always know it. We have taken care of well over 100 different dogs in our home between rescues, boarding and our own. We enjoy them and are very good at making them comfortable, quickly.

Pet CPR / First-Aid certified.

Puppies, seniors needing assistance, daily meds., from toy to giant breed we like them all. Plenty of one on one with us and play time with our dog(s) in our 3/4 acre fenced area. A daily one hour leashed hike is also part of our routine and of course an after dinner dogie massage / lap time to relax for the night.

All playtime, exercise, toys, attention and grooming are size, energy level and age adjusted to fit your dog's needs. For highly anxious, timid dogs and seniors we turn the pace down a notch making them relaxed and comfortable.

We do not use crates or cages unless your dog is more comfortable in a crate. Most dogs like the dog beds in our kitchen but some prefer a dog bed in our bedroom.

They are treated like our own while here and we make them very comfortable. A huge relief from the stress dogs have when left at a crowded kennel.

If your dog does not want to leave here, don't be upset.

Drop off and pick-up times are not limited so there is no need to rush home before the kennel closes. Pick-up and drop-off service is available.

Please note, we ARE NOT a kennel so plan WAY ahead to save the date you need. LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. We want to ensure that each and every dog receives personalized care and the individualized attention that they deserve while on their vacay. To learn more click "Propose a Meet-N-Greet" over my photo, above.

NOTE: If the dates you need are marked 'unavailable' on my calendar, contact me and we'll see what we can do.

A meet-n-greet visit is required before a booking will be accepted. Please plan ahead to allow enough time!

Walking in your own neighborhood with play time and water refill while you're away or working. Custom quoted discount available for multiple days.

DAYCARE SERVICE: Drop-off as early as 5:00 am and pick-up by 7:00 pm.

PLEASE NOTE: guests must be up to date on vaccinations, flea prevention and must be spayed or neutered if over 1 year old. Please ask for details.

We do not provide boarding for cats. For cats we offer feeding and care visits to your home while you travel.
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
CPR / First-Aid certified
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling
  • Advanced senior issues

Dan B.

67 Reviews
34 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 7 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 35 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:


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  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated January 6, 2017


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Dan's Home
$38 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 1 walk/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Home Visits
$25 /visit
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
$20 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
67 Reviews
We were afraid to leave our Snoopy at a Kennel, just the idea of having him spending time alone was killing us. We were so happy when we found Dan. He and Elaine are very nice people and love dogs. They were very accommodated with our needs as we needed to take an early flight. We felt comfortable leaving our Snoopy with them. Definitely, we will you use them again. Thank you Dan!
Cooper had a great time here! He was able to spend a lot of time in the huge backyard playing ball. Got pictures while I was away so that was nice!
Dan and Elaine were terrific in every aspect. Flexible for drop off and pick up times. Would highly recommend and will use their services again.
My dog already gets happy and excited as soon as he recognizes he gets to stay with Dan, Elaine and the other dog(s). I can't think of a better environment to leave our dog and I can be confident he is well taken care of.
I don't worry now when we go on vacation. Dan and Elaine take excellent care of Riley. He has a medical issue and is not an easy dog to watch. He is very comfortable in their home.
Dan is great -- they take great care of our dog, and the photos are really appreciated, too!
Dan sent pics of my dog and a lot of updates on how Rock was doing. He kept him active playing his favorite game of fetch. He even taught him how to release the toy without a struggle and he did that for me today...Thanks Dan! Rock came home tired and happy. I felt confident that Dan was treating my dog like his own. My pup will definitely be back.
Dan & Elaine were wonderful with our wheaten! We've boarded him elsewhere in the past and he's usually anxious and hasn't eaten or slept well when we picked him up. We didn't experience any of that at Dan & Elaine's!! In fact, he seemed so happy and made himself right at home! He ate well, slept great, played with the other dogs, and was treated with love while we were away. We've found our go to place to leave our pup when we travel! Thank you!!!
We found Dan thru Dog Vacay when our original sitters - with who our dog Loretta was a regular member of the family-couldn't sit anymore. Loretta is a rescue adoption and can't go to kennels- she thinks she thinks she's been taken back to the pound where she spent a Long time and promptly decompensates. So I found Dan thru Dog Vacay and went up to meet him and Elaine. They are warm caring people with quite an impressive history of caring for dogs from sitting to foster to adopting. They are very knowledgable about how to integrate dogs and you can tell its from a great deal of experience. Loretta stayed for 6 days and we could tell by the way she acted when she came home (why aren't you as much fun as Dans' house? why don't we have as many fun dogs as Dan does????) as well as the pictures and updates he sent everyday. They have a beautiful large fenced yard and she slept on her own pillow at the foot of their bed amongst the other dogs. We could tell she was not stressed out the we returned. Loretta and I highly recommend Dan and will return!
Dan and Elaine are absolutely fantastic! This was our first time using Dog Vacay and I was nervous about leaving our "kids" in a new strange place. I certainly did not need to be. Our dogs were well taken care much nicer than a kennel. Dan and Elaine have their home and yard set up to be a perfect "vacay" for their guests. The yard is safely fenced and the kitchen is gated with plenty of room for dog beds, toys, and humans. Dan sent us a text/photo everyday were away. They were sincerely interested in learning about our dogs and their habits and asked all the right questions. The dogs were able to follow their normal routine...and they had someone to talk and pay attention to them all day. Just perfect! When we returned home both dogs were happy to see us BUT they were not rushing to the door to get out. Our smaller dog sat in Dans lap the entire time we were there! I feel we are very lucky to have found such a wonderful place for our dogs. Finally, I can relax when we are traveling!! We will bring them back without hesitation. Many thanks to Dan and Elaine.
We have had very good luck with Dog Vacay in the past and had tried to book with Dan & Elaine a couple of times earlier, but they were booked already. We are not surprised they were booked after meeting them and reading all the fantastic reviews! We were able to book our 2 lab mix dogs with Dan & Elaine in October and were thrilled. We immediately felt very comfortable with them both when we met them and knew that they were real dog lovers. Our dogs had a great long weekend and enjoyed the big fenced in yard. We had a great weekend away with no worries that the dogs were being cared for wonderfully. We are so glad that we were able to book with them and plan on booking (early) with them a few times in 2016. Thanks so much Dan & Elaine, we will be in touch soon!
Dan & Elaine went above & beyond our expectations as dog sitters. They made sure that Shelby was accommodated as we had suggested. When we picked up Shelby, we could tell right away how happy she was to be with Dan, Elaine and her new doggie friends. We are so grateful to have found such great dog sitters! Shelby will look forward to another visit someday.

Paula C.

Our dogs had never been boarded before, they enjoyed the cage free environment and Dan and Elaine made them fell right at home. Thanks again!
Cooper had a wonderful first visit with Dan and Elaine. They were very good about casually introducing the dogs to each other so that there were no conflicts amongst them. It was comforting to know that Cooper was in a home environment where he was treated as a member of their family. All the pictures we received showed him happily lounging or hanging with his new doggie and people friends. They have a great big fenced-in yard so we know he was able to get his exercise. We are so glad to have found such an excellent alternative to a kennel. Coop was happy and content when we picked him up, unlike when we get him from the kennel where he seems depressed and mad at us for a while. Will definitely go back and recommend to other doggie parents. Thanks Dan, Elaine and Louie for being such good hosts! Bill and Lee
I am so glad we found Dan and Elaine, it's nice to be able to go away and not worry about Riley. We will be booking another reservation soon.
Dan and Elaine were wonderful hosts. Winston was well cared for and loved while we were away. I would reccomend their services to anyone who needs to leave their beloved pet while they are out of town.
I never worry about leaving Rosie with Dan and Elaine. They are great with the dogs and Rosie always has a wonderful time. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a safe, worry-free place for their dog.
I recently had my pup (Fenway) stay with Dan and Elaine for the first time. From the moment I dropped Fenway off, I knew he would be in great hands. Dan and Elaine were very accommodating and genuinely interested in doing everything they could to make sure that Fenway's visit was successful.
During Fenway's stay, Dan sent me a text message and picture to update me on how things were going. When I picked Fenway up the next day, it was clear he had been taken well care of and had a great time.
I would absolutely recommend Dan and Elaine!
Highly recommend Dan and Elaine! Their love of dogs is evident the moment you meet them. Their yard is completely fenced in and extremely large for the dogs to burn off some energy before being welcomed inside for some love and attention. So much easier leaving when you know your pet is being included as part of their family.
If you are like us and aren't crazy about leaving your pup at a kennel, do yourself (and your dog) a favor and take time to meet Dan and Elaine. You will find them to be true dog fans who will treat your pup like their own. Dan sends daily texts and pix to keep you up with the fun time your dog is having. Their nightly rate is very reasonable and we highly recommend them!
Dan and Elaine were wonderful -- warm, caring, and attentive. We felt so comfortable leaving our dog with them. They were communicative throughout the process, including sending just the right amount of updates while we were away. We will be using them again the next time we need a place for our dog!
Our dog loves going to stay with Dan and Elaine. We've used them for over a year and have always had a great experience! They provide updates via text/pictures. Our boy comes home tired (and happy) every time.
We have a very large dog and they are very accommodating and take great care of our dog
Maggie Mae had a great stay with Dan & of many stays that she has enjoyed with them. Given the excellent care Maggie receives each and every time she stays with Dan & Elaine we would not consider leaving our family member with anyone else.
Teddy had another great stay with Dan and Elaine. We received updates throughout our vacation. We have peace of mind knowing that Teddy is in such good hands while we are away. Thanks Dan and Elaine!!!
Sequoia had a great time as always!
After having a horrible kenneling experience, Dan & Elaine were a godsend! Hunter seemed so relaxed and comfortable there. He will definately be back. Thanks again!
I am so glad I found Dan and Elaine to watch my dog Riley. I have not left him with anyone since my last pet sitter moved away. Riley is not the easiest dog to take care of, he has a medical issue and can be quite stubborn. I will not put him in a kennel, I think it is much better to have him in a home environment. Dan and Elaine have a large fenced in yard for the dogs to play in and a very clean house. They limit how many dogs they care for at one time. I can tell they love dogs and they know how to handle them. I have 2 more reservations booked with them. I would highly recommend Real Smart Dog .

Deb D
I would recommend Dan and Elaine to anyone looking for a home away from home for their dog. They have a great set up inside and out with plenty of room for the dogs and everything is clean and tidy. Rosie looked quite comfortable in the photos they sent, letting me enjoy my vacation without worrying. Thank you!
Captain had a great time with Dan and Elaine. As always, we received pictures and updates as to how he was doing. We wouldn't trust anyone else with our gentle giant.
Sequoia had a great time. Dan sent pictures that helped to assure us that Sequoia was well cared for.
Our dog had a great experience with Dan and Elaine while we were away on vacation. They have a very nice, large fenced in yard for the dogs to play. They took great care of our dog and provided us with several updates and pictures throughout the week which gave us peace of mind. Our dog was worn out when she got home, she slept for hours! We will definitely be back!
Let me start by saying I always read reviews for something I am interested in and I am so pleased to write this review.
That being said, this was out first experience using DogVacay and we highly recommend Real Smart Dog in Sutton, MA.
If you are thinking of leaving your dog with Dan and Elaine, rest assured your pet will become part of their family. They welcomed our dog into their home and it was obvious that they were experienced and loved dogs.
We previously kenneled her and felt like it was doggy prison for the entire week we were gone. This experience was totally opposite.
Dan and Elaine tried to keep things similar to what we do (even letting her sleep in their room at night). They have a huge, safe fenced in yard. Someone is always there supervising. They may have other "guests" but introduce them gradually.
We received daily texts and pictures of our pet (which helped greatly).
The cost of PetVacay is slightly greater than a kennel but well worth it. We definitely would book again. Thanks you so much……now we can go on vacation without worrying about the dog!
We just picked up our dogs from their second stay with Dan and Elaine. It is so comforting to have found a second home for Reily and Georgia while we're away. To be able to go on vacation without having to worry about our precious pets is a huge relief. Thank you Dan and Elaine. Reily & "Peanut" will be back!
My dogs have vacationed with Dan before and I gladly give him 5 stars again. I was updated and received pictures throughout my trip and came back to some happy and exhausted dogs!
Otis had previously stayed at a large dog "hotel" and he would come home having not eaten, stressed for attention and on edge. So we looked into Dog Vacay and it might have been the best decision we have ever made as dog owners. Otis felt so at home with Dan and his Wife he ate his first night staying with them and everyday after. He came home and took a nap from being worn out from playing and walking with the other dogs and it is like he was never away..No dazed look for days after...Just my same happy dog I dropped off to Dan and his Wife..Simply amazed at the difference in Otis staying with Dan and his Wife VS a the dog "hotel"
Our dog Teddy had a great experience with Dan and Elaine while we were away on vacation. They have a very nice, large fenced in yard for the dogs to play. They took great care of Teddy and provided us with updates and pictures throughout the week which gave us peace of mind. We will definitely be back!
I thought I had done this already but I guess I never did sorry about that. The easiest way to some up Bailey's vacation with Dan is that my family and I had a great vacation never worried about Bailey. we looked forward to seeing her in texts and emails that were sent daily she always seemed to be having a great time running around with the other dogs or lounging around Dan's house (just like we were in St Thomas) Thanks Dan for taking such good care of Bailey.
Excellent host
My dog's stay was excellent. The home and property was clean, well kept and perfect for the dogs. I have a 16 year old dog and I found Dan and Elaine very caring and compassionate and I would highly recommend them to anyone.
This was our second time having Zoey stay with Dan and Elaine. It's a great feeling to finally have someone that you feel so comfortable watching your fur-baby. They are truly great and Zoey comes homes completely exhausted and relaxed.
Captain is a 10 month old, 160 lb American Mastiff and we couldn't leave him in better hands. This was Captain's second visit and Dan and Elaine are fantastic with him, from the picture and text updates to the daily hikes and his own bed in the kitchen. This AM he is a very content, happy, tired pup! We will definitely be back. Thank you again!
I have no hesitation in recommending Dan & Elaine. From the text message & picture updates to the prompt response to all requests and questions. Dan & Elaine both were very warm to our pups, and also understood their different personalities. I'd like to thank them both for taking away some of the stress of leaving behind our beloved pets.
I heard about Dan and Elaine through a friend who just had their dog stay with them. My friends raved so much, that I immediately booked a vacation and had them watch my dog Tucker. Since rescuing Tucker 4 years ago, I had not been on a vacation. I didn't want to leave him at a kennel because I knew he would not be happy in a cage or around a bunch of dogs that would bother him. Tucker wants people attention more than dog attention.

I could not have been happier with Dan and Elaine. Their home is immaculate! Their yard is pristine, as well as their home. Their dog Louie is wonderful, he wants to play with the knew dogs but respects what the visiting dog wants; a perfect combination, as Tucker just wants to "hang."

Each day I received text messages from Dan with a picture showing Tucker is some sort of "activity," I told Tucker (really myself) that he was going to camp, which is what it felt like, fun time for Tucker. When I went to pick Tucker up, he was very excited to see me, but after a few minutes he went right over to Dan for a petting session. That spoke volumes! Tucker would not have gone to Dan if he didn't enjoy him.

I highly recommend Dan and Elaine. I will never hesitate to send Tucker back to stay with them. I am even looking into another vacation so he can go back and visit. I finally feel good about leaving Tucker as he is going to a wonderful doggie "camp."
Dan and Elaine are fantastic! Cooper seemed so happy when we took him for a meet and greet. We felt totally at ease leaving him there for his vacation. Dan and Elaine sent us pictures daily of Cooper during his stay, I couldn't wait to receive our next Cooper fix! I would reccomend Dan and Elaine to anyone and everyone! We loved coming home to a happy tired puppy!
We had Zoey stay with Dan and Elaine for the first time. They were so warm and inviting. Zoey was put at ease quickly but the hosts. For just an overnight, we received various picture texts and updates. It was a comforting experience. Zoey clearly enjoyed her time with them. We look forward to her next vacay with Dan and Elaine!
Dan and Elaine provide a first class home away from home for Kodiak! Kodi found a new best friend in the their dog Louie who truly looked sad when Kodi got in the car with us to come home. They have an excellent fenced yard with lots of room to run and play and excellent sleeping, eating and living space in their home. Kodi certainly appears to have had plenty of attention and "snuggle" time!
Dan and Elaine are fantastic. This was the first time we left "the small horse" as we affectionately call him and we couldn't have left him in better hands . Captain is an 8 month old American Mastiff , big in size who thinks he's a lap dog and they loved him as much as we do. He is a happy , tired pup right now. They were flexible with drop off and pick up and I loved the pictures and updates I got over our time away. We will definitely be back!!
Awesome visit again!
So glad to have found Dan and Elaine. Our dogs enjoyed their stay and we enjoyed the peace of mind knowing they were safe and being loved. We looked forward to receiving picture updates daily. We will be back without a doubt! Thanks, Carol and Bill
I highly recommend having your fur babies stay with Dan and Elaine. They are kind people who have a true love for dogs and the perfect yard and home for multiple dogs. I loved that they gave me frequent updates while I was away and how I felt like the dogs were on a vacation of their own.
Lily really enjoyed her stay with you. We can tell she did because she was so relaxed and calm when we picked her up after her stay. We also enjoyed your photos and msg's that we received during the time we were away.

We are glad that you enjoyed Lily and we look forward to her visiting with you again.

Thanks for taking great care of our little sweetheart.
Dan B's doggy daycare is nothing short of AMAZING! I had very short notice because of a work function and Dan and his wife gladly accepted Juice (my lab) without question. They have beautiful property for your pet to run, and give daily updates with pics! Very professional and very nice people. Juice loved his experience and I will only use them for my pet sitting needs!
My dog tends to be anxious when we have boarded him in the past so we were looking for a more comfortable setting for him. We are so fortunate to have found Dan and his wife Elaine! Lenny loved it there and when I picked him up he seemed so happy and continued to run around and play! I am actually questioning if he wanted to come home!
Dan and his wife were great hosts for our greyhound Larry. Dan's profound knowledge about dogs and their needs made us feel very comfortable about leaving our sensitive dog with him. The picture updates and messages were a great tool for us to feel confident about our decision to leave Larry with them for our weekend trip.
Dan and Elaine were great to Dutch! From the beginning, Dan responded very quickly and was very accommodating. Once we visited for the meet-and-greet, it was clear how they work hard to make their doggie visitors part of the family. The backyard is great and gives the dogs plenty of room to play. Their dog, Louie is a sweetheart and seems to get along with everyone-- he and Dutch are now good buddies. I loved the pictures and updates that they sent! I would definitively recommend Real Smart Dog to anyone who wants to know that their pup is being well taken care of and ill definitely use them again!
My dog loves being on vaca at Dan's and I love the way they stay in touch with updates and pictures of Enzo . We will always bring Enzo to Dan and Elaine's when we go away it lets us be worry free the whole time we are away.
Dan & Elaine were fantastic with our very timid 8 year old Golden Maggie Mae. Maggie Mae came home very unstressed and happy after her stay. Its great to find such a wonderful alternative to boarding in a kennel.Thank you so much for the excellent care you provided for our dog Maggie Mae.
My dogs Kali and Nala have always had friends and family to take care of them when we are out of town. This past weekend we were unable to find anyone that was free and could take them, and I refused put them in a kennel for the weekend. I was thrilled when I found DogVacay and found Dan and Elaine so close to us. I contacted Dan and Elaine, and within an hour Dan had responded and arranged a meet and greet. I knew from the time I went to the meet and greet they were a great couple that loved dogs, and could see from the dogs that were staying there at that time that they treat all the dogs as if they were their own. They were flexible and accommodating when arranging drop off and pick up times, and excellent about keeping us up to date with pictures and texts on how Kali and Nala were doing. Just before leaving Nala was given medication from the vet that needed to be applied daily to her feet to treat a skin infection, Dan didn’t hesitate when I asked that he continue the treatment while we were gone. When we got back her feet looked great and the infection gone. We all had a wonderful experience with Dan and Elaine, we got to relax and enjoy our weekend away without worrying, while Kali and Nala had a great time going for walks, and playing with other dogs. I am glad we have found a great place that we can leave the girls when we are out of town. I would recommend Dan and Elaine to anyone (and already have), and will be definitely have them watch our girls in the future.
From the meet-n-greet, through the stay and up to the pick up, Dan and Elaine were awesome.

During the meet-n-greet Dan took great time chatting about everything and letting our dog get comfortable and also meet Louie. Within no time they were playing together in their great fenced in yard.

It's clear that they truly care about dogs and also understand them very well, which made it easy for them to maintain similar routines to what our dog is used to and make our dog feel comfortable in no time.

Also from the daily updates I received, it was clear that our dog was continuing to feeling right at home.

Our 85lbs Lab had lots of room to play in their yard and ended up making some new friends in both Dan and Elaine as well as their very sweet dog Louie.

I will definitely use Dan and Elaine again the next time I need a place for our dog to stay and can strongly recommend them to anybody.
Our very large puppy was well taken care of, even given some training. Dan sent us pictures and updates, would definitely recommend and will request him again,
Dan and Elaine were excellent! I felt very comfortable leaving Clover (our Pocket Beagle) with them for a long weekend.

I found DogVacay by accident - did a google search for local kennels and it popped up. I was very worried about having to leave Clover as she is only 11 lbs and has never been in a kennel before. We have been lucky enough to have family or friends take her for us in the past. This time, at the last minute, my friend had an emergency come up with her own dog and couldn't care for Clover.

Dan was very accomodating and suggested a meet and greet right away. He spent quite a long time chatting with us and giving Clover time to explore. She seemed to be comfortable within minutes and I could tell she would be VERY well cared for.

Upon our return, Clover was very happy to see us, but seemed happy in her new environment too. Elaine invited us in and chatted for a bit giving us details of Clover's stay. They played with her, brought her into bed with them and had lots of cuddle time on the couch too.

Overall, I am so relieved and happy that now I have a comfortable home away from home for our pet. No more imposing on friends and family.

Dan and Elaine are truly 'dog people' and I couldn't be happier!
Happy to see my dog well rested, unstressed, and exactly like I left him. He loved following this caring couple around. what a great caring team.
We sent our two dogs to stay with Dan and Elaine for three nights, and couldn't have had a better experience! After our meet and greet, it was clear that they love dogs and welcome them into their home as their own. We knew our dogs would be in good hands, so we dropped them off with the peace of mind that they would be well cared for during our vacation. We received daily text and photo updates from Dan while we were away, and stories upon our return that showed Dan and Elaine really got to know our dogs, their personalities, and their quirks in just a few short days. It's also worth noting that their outdoor space - consisting of a huge, grassy, fenced-in back yard - is a great, safe place for the dogs to roam and play. We recommend Dan and Elaine highly as a home away from home, and we would not hesitate to send our dogs there again should the need arise in the future.
I am so glad we found Dan and Elaine to watch our dog, Rex, while we were away on a 10 day trip! We knew Rex was getting the love and care he needed during what seemed like his own vacation, this included walks, grooming, and lots of playtime. While away, we received frequent photo updates in which Rex appeared relaxed and right at home, and when it came time to pick him up, it was as if he hadn't even left home in the first place. We are so fortunate to have found a safe, reliable place to watch our dog while we are away! - Lisa Anderson
Alfie has stayed with Dan and Elaine three times now and we would not hesitate to let him stay again. It's piece of mind knowing he is getting plenty of exercise, love and attention while we are away. We also received regularly messages and pictures and when we picked Alfie up it's like we never left him. We are so glad we found such a great home to leave Alfie when he cannot be with us on vacation! Mick&Robin
Dan and his wife Elaine were absolutely fabulous with Quinn! They spent quality time with him - walks, playtime, brushing and treating him like a member of their family. Both were very easy to communicate with and kept us informed with pictures during our time away. Quinn adjusted well to their routine and returned home as if he hadn't even been away. He truly had a vacation too! I will no longer worry about Quinn when it is time to go away again.

Teresa Johnston
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