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Martin H.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
136 Reviews
64 Repeat Guests
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Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier

Martin's Resident Pets

3 yr 2 mo old
4 old

Martin's House

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Medium Yard
100% fenced & locked
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Martin

40 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
My wife and I are both retired. We have one small dog named Eddie who is a Chihuahua mix. He is very friendly and totally nonaggressive. We want to watch small dogs. One of us is always home with the dogs. We will not watch bull dogs, pit bulls, pugs, etc. We do not watch puppies.
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Martin H.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
136 Reviews
64 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 7 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 5 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:


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  • Booked
  • Last updated September 15, 2016


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Martin's Home
$39 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 1 walk/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
Daycare At Martin's Home
$23 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
136 Reviews
They took great care of Allie. Took her to vet when she was limping. Thanks for the special care!
Martin is a great host, he takes our dog Maggie for walks, she can go outside to the backyard, and she always seems to enjoy her time there. Pick ups and drop-offs are on time and pleasant. He has watched Maggie a couple of times for extended weekends and is a caring host. Recommended.
Martin and Tammy did a fabulous job of watching the love of my life, Daisy. This was a case of separation anxiety on my part that was completely assuaged by Martin's easy manner with both me and my dog in the greet/meet. Dogs can tell when they are in an anxious situation and from the get-go Daisy felt right at home. Problem solved. I could leave her for a few days and enjoy my activity knowing she was well cared for.
The photo up-date messages also kept me assured all was well.
Thanks for taking such good care of my girl.
he was so nice! Penny loves him :-)
Martin and Tammy are the best! We leave our 2 dogs with them frequently and they get tons of love and play time. They send photos of the pups while we're away so we can see them and know they're being taken care of. Our trips range anywhere from just a weekend to 10 day vacations and not once have we ever come across any issues. Your pets will definitely have a great time with them!
Tammy and Martin were very friendly and flexible with drop off and pick up times. Romeo had a lot of separation anxiety and they dealt with it with a smile. Thanks a lot for taking care of Romeo.
Martin and Tammy are hands down the best caretakers for your furry kids. They are true animal lovers and will ensure your dog has a great time during their stay. Our dogs make themselves at home anywhere but it is obvious that they feel comfortable there. In fact they don't even miss us or say "goodbye" when we leave. We will be using Martin and Tammy as many times as they'll have us. They are extremely accommodating and great to work with!
It was our second time with Tammy and Martin. Otis seemed very comfortable with his stay and it was nice to receive daily photo updates. Tammy and Martin and very flexible and accomodating.
"A Tired Dog is a Happy Dog" - the Dog Whisperer. Oliver always comes home tired *and* happy from his great visits with Martin and Tammy and the other dogs there. Thanks again!!!
At the risk of repeating myself, as for the previous stays, Bella had a great time with Martin and Tammy. She totally settled in their house and does not look back when I drop her at their home. We know she will be really well taken care of. Thanks Martin and Tammy!
We were very impressed with our stay at Martin's place. They were very caring and sent daily updates. Look fwd to many more stays.
Once again Martin and Tammy were awesome parents for our doggie Murphy. We came home to a very happy and healthy dog. Thank you ! Gary and Diane
Another great stay at my pup Malcolm's
"vacation home" with hosts extraordinaire Martin and Tammy. This time, just an overnight slumber party, but always exciting for Malcolm (who suffocated poor Martin with kisses as he leaned over to remove his leash upon arrival...)

Five big stars!
Once again- Martin was great!
We have left Murphy with Martin and Tammy on numerous occasions. You will not find a more caring family to leave your baby with. Only problem is they may not want to give it back! (kidding). Ten stars. Gary Kuhn
Oliver had another excellent stay with Martin and Tammy. They are always very welcoming, and flexible taking care of our little guy. He always has a great time. Thank you!!!
Martin and Tammy have a lovely, safe home for little doggies. I would recommend them for sure.
At the risk of repeating myself, I'll say that Bella's stay with Martin was "as usual"...., that means as great as it has been for all her stays with Martin.
And this was not Bella's last stay... she will be back and enjoy Martin's home and care again!
It was fantastic!!!!
Our dogs Rocky and Duke have stayed with Martin and Tammy several times in the past year. They are always well taken care of on their visits. I would highly recommend Martin and Tammy, especially if you have a dog that might think it is human. We will continue to have our dogs "vacation" at their house whenever we go on our vacations.
Martin and Tammy are the best!!! I feel great knowing my babies are in good hands.
Martin took very good care of our dog. Ariel had a blast hanging out with the other dogs at Martin's house. We even received a photo of Ariel on our vacation. What I appreciated was Martin's prompt communication. Thank you very much Martin!
Martin watched our 2 dogs for 2 weeks, so it was important to us that our dogs felt at home while we were gone. They took great care of our dogs, and we loved how they let our dogs sleep on their couch! I really appreciate how they sent us pictures of the dogs while we were gone. It definitely made us feel more relaxed seeing how our dogs adjusted so well!
We visited Bay area last March and Martin took care of MooMoo for a day. It was the first time for MooMoo to stay at daycare but he seemed to have a good time. Thank you.
Once more, another great two day slumber party for Malcolm! Hosts Martin and Tammy were even able to get the uncooperative pup to take his antibiotic pill each mealtime...yay! They always go above and beyond the call of duty, and Malcolm adores them.
Martin and his wife clearly love animals. They are very careful about introducing whichever dogs are already in the home to our dogs whenever we come by. He responded quickly to all of our online messages and even provided (unsolicited) photo updates of our dogbabies while we were away. I was please with the experience and happy with their confidence in taking care of our dogs..
As always, Martin is the best! I could tell our dogs enjoyed their staying with him so much. Thanks Martin!
Thank you Martin and Tammy! It is great to know that we don't have to worry when our boys are with you. it is non-stop fun for them. Thank you, Lynette
Maverick had another great stay with Martin and Tammy. I think this was his sixth "vacation" with them. Maverick even sent me a Mother's Day photo.
As always, the experience could not be better. My vacation is complete relaxation when I leave my dog with them.
I appreciate the system Martin and Tammy have set up in their home ! Very safe and clean ! Spritz was very glad to go to the home. He was given special consideration for his rehabilitation as a rescue. I recommend these folks (who really do know their small breeds well !)
Martin is a wonderful dog sitter. I trust him with my dog, Little One, who is very important to me every time I have to travel without her. Having Little One with Martin allows me to enjoy my time when I cannot have her with me.
Another great stay with Martin and Tammy!
Sunny loved the visit!
Thanks, Martin, for taking great care of Becky the last few days!
As with previous times, Bella loved to stay with Martin. She made new friends and we were told that she socialized well with her co-guests. We again recommend Martin as a great host for our little 4-paws ones!
Yet another great stay for Oliver with Martin and Tammy! He gets excited even as we turn down the street, knowing that he is going to have a great time. And we're very confident that he is in good hands. Thanks again!!!
We had no problem with our dog's stay with Martin. We felt very confident leaving him.
We had a great experience with our first visit. I had to drop Sunny early on Sunday morning and Martin & Tammy were very accommodating. Our dog usually doesn't like to be away from us but he seemed to enjoying himself when we came to get him.
This time Malcolm was just over at Martin and Tammy's place for a single night "slumber party." As always, he was crazy excited when I told him we were going to see Martin; practically jumped out of his seat belt! But instantly went to sleep in the car when I picked him up, as usual. Five stars!
Thank you Martin and Tammy for another super-successful hosting experience. Oliver clearly had a great time and loves playing with the other dogs there. Three-peat happy customers!
Tammy and Martin are definitely 5-star. They go above and beyond to accommodate your needs. I cannot say enough good about them. It makes every vacation a restful one and you can't beat that. Lavon Bailly
Martin and Tammy are life savers! It was the first time I had ever left my fur babies with someone else and they did amazingly well. Tammy kept me updated and assured me that everything was A-Ok. I will definitely be booking another doggie vacay with Martin and Tammy in the future.
Oliver had another outstanding visit with Martin and Tammy (and furry friends). He always comes home happy and worn out, just like we like him. :-) Thanks, and see you again soon!
Mowgli had yet another pleasant stay with Martin and Tammy. He came home happy and relaxed.
We had a great experience with Martin and Tammy. They did a wonderful job taking care of Lemondrop, our 6 pound maltese. It is easy to see that they are very experienced dog sitters, and I felt very comfortable leaving my shy maltese with them for a four nights. Lemondrop was very happy when we picked her up. I couldn't be happier with the experience. Thank you Martin and Tammy!!
This is Jinji's third visit to hIs "home away from home" and he is one happy pup as we drive up. Terry and Martin are caring and fun and our little boy frequently asks when he can visit AGAIN. I DO HOPE IT WILL BE SOON. Thank you both for your care.
Once again, Malcolm had a stellar experience with Martin and Tammy. He was so excited to go Vacay at their abode, he dashed into their house and disappeared before I could even say goodbye when I dropped him off.

While I forgot this time to ask if he'd been a "good boy," I know he loved his stay. I can only hope he behaved! High praise, as always.
Martin and Tammy are a happy couple that will leave your dog happy. Not to worry though, they will not steal all of your dogs love for you away! We have had two stays with them and have several more already scheduled. Enough said?
Just to reiterate what we already said about Martin and Tammy. They took care of our Shih-Tzu Bella with the same professionalism and "family care" as previous times. This time the stay was much longer. Bella came back home like she had been on vacation as we did. We will trust Martin and Tammy again for our next absence and will ask them to take care of Bella again! Thank you for a great personalized service!
Martin took great care of my puppy when I was traveling. He clearly is very fond of dogs, and I will definitely leave my puppy with him next time I have to leave town
Martin and Tammy were the most perfect hosts. We recently left Pringle for a 2-week stay during our honeymoon and we were a bit nervous about leaving him for just a long period of time. Pringle had stayed with Martin and Tammy for a previous shorter visit and had a great time so we knew he'd be well cared for. Throughout the 2 weeks we got regular emails and photos letting us know that Pringle was doing well. It was so comforting to see his face while away overseas and to know that he was being cared for by such kind and knowledgeable people. We would use Tammy and Martin again and again - they are truly great! Thanks to them we had a amazing honeymoon while knowing our pup was in great hands.
Perfect. Please forward to Martin and Tammy to see if there is available space for Jinji October 9-12. I can't seem to find the process on your page. Thanks, Barbara
Martin took care of my 2 year old toy cockapoo, Little One, for the 2 weeks I was on vacation. It was the first time I have ever been away from Little One for that long, but I knew he would take very good care of her and that made it possible for me to go on my vacation.

It is obvious that Martin loves dogs and that he is a very experienced dog sitter by the way he handles his "guests".

I will definitely be using Martin to care for Little One when I go away in the future. Little One came home a very happy, but tired little dog!! She loved playing with the other small dogs that Martin was caring for.
Our first hosting by Martin and Tammy was (p)awesome. Oliver had a great time, and it was clear he loved the hosts and fellow dog-guests. Thanks Martin and Tammy, Oliver will see you again!
Always an Awesome Pawsome stay! The little ones always feels pampered and loved. They can't wait until the next Dog Vacay.
Our little ones had the best time!!! They always want to come back.
Martin and Tammy were wonderful hosts! Both of them were warm, funny and absolutely great around dogs. Pringle stayed with them ahead of a longer visit while we will be away for our honeymoon and we couldn't be happier! Pringle seemed happy, well taken care of and absolutely exhausted after his stay. They have a beautiful sunny yard that Pringle loved exploring. We feel completely safe and at ease leaving Pringle for 2 weeks with Martin and Tammy. We happily recommend them to anyone looking for a GREAT vacation stay for their pups!
Our pup seems to be in excellent care with Martin. We're very happy we found him. :)
Missy was so relaxed when she came home from her time with Martin that we realized how much she enjoyed her time away. Sometimes Missy is very uncomfortable in new situations and especially with new dogs, but she seemed completely comfortable from the time she stepped in Martin's door and even seemed to be interested in the other small dogs. Wow! I learned that my dog can be social after all! I wouldn't hesitate to leave my dog with Martin again.
Bella loved her stay at Martin's house. She felt right at home. She was happy to have other friends to play with.
Bella loved her stay at Martin's house! She felt right at home.
First time for Bella to spend one day at the Martin's, after a promising "meet and greet".

Sounds like Bella truly enjoyed her stay with Martin and Tammy. She even ate her food, which is unusual for a first stay outside of home. that sats a lot about how comfortable she was.

We already made a reservation for a much longer stay end of september when we will be away for a few days!

Doggielly Yours,

Martin and Tammy are great with my dogs. I trusted them with the care of my dogs for 9 days. My dogs seemed to enjoy their stay. Thank you for taking good care of my babies.
Thank you Martin and Tammy, I was so worried about one of my dogs because she has separation anxiety but Tammy and Martin took good care of her and she was so calm by the time I picked her up. I really appreciate their care and kindness to my dogs. I will always let my dogs stay with them every time I travel out of town.
Our first time with Martin and Tammy. Just an over niter. Everything went like silk. Murphy was happy and in a good mood when we picked him up. We will be back!
Fantastic hosts, from beginning to end. My dogs said they'd definitely stay again ;)
I would highly recommend Martin and Tammy to care for your dogs. I left our two small dogs with them for a 10 day stay. It's the first time I've left the dogs for that long. Needless to say, I was a little anxious for them. Martin was great and his words/actions reassured me that they would treat the dogs like they were their own. I was able to brings the dogs' crate, food, toys and blankets.

They have their house set up for caring for dogs. It is very dog friendly. The yard is secure, the caregivers knowledgeable about dogs, and the dogs were walked! I won't hesitate for a moment to leave the dogs with them again. You don't have to look any further to find a great situation for your dogs while you're away. Martin and Tammy were really great to work with!
Martin is a fantastic host. It's clear he loves animals and is very accommodating.
Wonderful caring gentleman; very no-nonsense approach. Enjoys and understands the canine persona to a science! Would highly recommend, and will use him again myself.
Since this was Maverick's third stay with Martin and Tammy, we obviously think that they are great dog-sitters. Our emails are answered quickly and we enjoy getting the photos they send us. Maverick will definitely be staying with them again.
Once again-happy pup. grateful, ecstatic "parents". Martin took in Jinji on short notice when he was already loaded with pups. Our sincere thanks and looking for next opportunity.
I don't have to worry one bit when my dogs stay with Martin. He and his wife Tammy are very obviously dog people. =)
This is their 3rd time staying with Martin and Tammy. They had a blast, they can't wait for another doggie vacation. They were very loved and pampered as always. :)
Macy had a nice little one day stay with Martin.
Lola came home happy and ready for a big sleep.
This is the second time my husband and I had Martin take care of our two kiddos. They were once again very well taken care of and spoiled. They had so much fun that they wanted to go back the next day. :)
Martin and his wife were excellent. Very caring and loving dog people. They were both very mellow and super patient. Grizzly came back just as clean as when we dropped her off and in excellent shape.
First time but for sure not the last. Dog was well cared for and greatly enjoyed having other little dogs to play with.
Excellent, as always.
Martin was phenomenal! I can't imagine a better place for our puppy. He went beyond the call of duty to be flexible on scheduling and Frankie came back tired and happy. I'll definitely be dropping Frankie off with Martin the next time we go out of town.
Friendly couple and great care...thanks for watching Oscar!!
Another happy visit for Jinji. He believes it is his second home and his people parents agree. Thanks agin Martin and Tammy.
Jinji loved every moment of his "vacay"tion and can't wait to return to Martin and his lovely wife.. Actually, loved it so much that we'll allow him to return in just a few days. I cannot imagine a more perfect home-away-from home for any pup!
This was Maverick's second stay with Martin and Tammy, and we're already planning a third one. We feel confident that Maverick is well-taken care of there and we appreciate their quick response to emails we send.
great host
Great dogsitter! Martin was very accommodating even though I contacted him last minute. I also appreciated the flexible pick up time. There were two other playmates (a relief, since my pup needs socialization) and all of them had free reign over his double-fenced backyard. My pup seemed way more content and relaxed after Martin's care compared to a certain big chain doggy daycare nearby. I would definitely recommend Martin to my friends and family.
As always, Reggie LOVES to go to Martin's!
Martin and Tammy are both wonderful! They are genuine dog lovers and took great care of our two small dogs over the weekend. When we picked up our dogs to go home, one of our dogs began whining when we stepped out of Martin's house. She had such a good time that she didn't want to leave! Even when we got into the car and drove away, she stared out the window at Martin's house. And this dog is a rescue dog who is normally reserved with new people. I'm glad that she bonded well with them. My wife and I can trust our dogs with Martin and Tammy. We definitely recommend them.
Martin and Tammy are very nice people that made me feel comfortable I was leaving my dog in good hands. They were fast to respond to emails and flexible on drop off and pick up times. I would gladly leave my dog with them again.
Martin goes above and beyond. My experiences could not be any better. He and his wife do an outstanding job. I have already booked a future date. My dog comes home well adjusted and happy. That is the highest praise a dog sitter could get.
Wonderful !!! All my needs have been met and more.
Once again, our dog,Savannah, was very happy and relaxed when we picked her up at Martin's house. I feel totally confident that she was well taken care of. If we have any more trips, we would be sure to leave Savannah with Martin.
Jinji came home from Dog Vacay with Martin happy and relaxed. All reports were positive and we are delighted. Clearly he was well cared for and adjusted well. Best of all he had playmates that he enjoyed.
We are most grateful to Martin and Tammy for their good care and will certainly seek them out next opportunity we have to leave town.
Many, many thanks to the perfect host.
This is the second time our dog stayed with Martin, another happy vacay! Martin is very easy to communicate with, flexible and has lots of experience with dogs, definitely a 5 star host.

We will book with Martin again without hesitation. Thanks Martin!
Martin and his wife are truly dog lovers. He is an easy, down-to-Earth kind of guy who will take good care of your furry critters without all the BS. He was even flexible when we had to extend our dogs' stay for the night. He has very nice set-up for the dogs to run and play. It was nice knowing that our four-legged children were having fun while we were away. I will definitely be calling him again soon!
Martin was friendly and explained how he manages his guests. He was flexible about the pic up time and the experience was positive so we will use him again.
Martin and his wife are AMAZING! Bruno always has a great time and this time we had to extend for an additional day due to flight issues. They were more than happy to keep him another day for us thank goodness!
Macy had a great stay with Martin. She came back healthy and happy!
Martin did a great job taking care of Ginger. He is very calm with the dogs and seems to enjoy having them around. Would definitely use him again.
This was my first time with DogVacay and Martin. I can't tell you how pleased I am. The home is safe, clean and has good dog vibes. The telling thing was, upon returning, Peppy greeted me and then went over for a pat from Martin. Happy dog...... He and his wife are a great team and how wonderful to be away with complete confidence in your dog's care. I am overjoyed and will definitely use them again.
We were very pleased with Maverick's stay at Martin''s house. The same day we picked him up from his two week "vacation," we booked another reservation with Martin.
We hadn't left our dog, Nelson, since we moved to the area more than a year ago. Nelson is an older dog who doesn't get along with big dogs or puppies. He likes to be left alone after a quick doggy greeting. He's also used to sleeping on my son's bed, sometimes even under the covers. I looked at a number of places until I found Martin and Tami. They are very calm which translates to the dogs in their care. Nelson especially enjoyed their open door to the backyard, so he could go in and out at will, lay in the grass in the sun or shade. Martin also walked him twice a day. Tami answered my emails with Nelson updates - how he was eating, sleeping, etc. and even attached pictures of him.
Martin is great with dogs. Chester doesn't get to go here often enough due to the longer distance from home. However, he's always happy to arrive and seems to really like the environment. Martin is our go-to host for long trips. He's had Chester for 5-day and 10-day DogVacays and Chester is a big fan of Martin's place.
We have left Mia with martin a few times already. And a couple of those were for long durations.
He always takes good care of her and is really helpful and flexible when plans change unexpectedly.
He even stayed up late so we could be re-united with our baby when we got back without having to wait another night.
Martin is always great. He takes care of my pup.
Malcolm's 3 day stay with Martin and his wife seems to have gone swimmingly. This was my first time using a service like Doggie Vacay, but Martin's calm demeanor during a preliminary meeting gave me confidence his house was the place for my pup. When I dropped off my Dachshund, Martin reassured me, and I could see upon pick-up the time had gone very well. In fact, as we drove off, Malcolm (who was very glad to see me…really!), gazed out the car window at Martin until we rounded the corner! I would highly recommend Martin H. for home style boarding for a confident and relaxed vacay for both owner and dog.
Martin deserves 5+ stars! He handled a tough situation with our dog with great kindness and professionalism for which we are deeply grateful.
Short and sweet:
5 starts for Martin. He's a nice guy who's attentive and has a big backyard in which the pups could play.

Martin is very friendly and a genuine guy and it's blatantly obvious he loves animals, especially dogs.

This was our first time using Dog Vacay and Ava, our most yappy pomeranian, had us worried. We didn't know any other people—besides ourselves—that would put up with her. Yet, for some unknown reason, she behaved perfectly fine at Martin's house.
Once again Savannah seemed happy, and well cared for when we picked her up. I think both Martin and his wife gave her a lot of affection. For any future trips, I'm sure she will be happy to be with them.
My dog enjoyed his stay with Martin and his wife so much that he didn't seem to want to come home. They took great care of my pet. Convenient location if you're flying out of SJC Airport like we were. Thank you, Martin! We will contact you again!
Our little doxie, Greta, being almost 16 years old and blind can be quite a challenge to care for. Thank goodness Martin had such great experience with a special needs dog. He took excellent care of her. He is truly the best! Thanks Martin!
Reggie's happy home away from home.
Martin knows his dog. He has calm domineer and Pepper responded to him. Thank you Martin for being a dog person. Pepper and Lola Bella
Martin is very knowledgeable about dogs which made me felt very comfortable of leaving Puffy with him and his wife for a week. I have no hesitation of recommending Martin!
Thanks to Martin for providing such wonderful care for Reggie!
Savannah seemed very happy when we left her at Martin's house for her second time. She felt right at home, so must have had a very happy stay her first time there.
Martin and his wife have a wonderful way with dogs, they are comfortable there.
I would highly recommend Martin for DogVacay.
My dog has stayed with Martin a few times now and it has worked out great. He is so good with her and really does love dogs.
I have never left Beau before - he is timid and needy and has a seizure disorder. Martin was wonderful with Beau and with me, putting me at ease and letting me know that Beau would be fine. And he was! In fact, I think Beau was a little put out that he was home and not with Martin today. What a wonderful experience to know that I can take a vacation and so can Beau! Many, many thanks!
Bruno had a blast this day! He loves playing outside and never really wants to come home. When he does he is TIRED :)
I had not worries at all while my dog was at Martin's -- a completely stress-free vacation!
Martin and his wife took great care of Kipper! I'd never tried DogVacay before and was a bit anxious but I'm really glad I did it. I'll definitely do it again in the future!
Martin and his wife were so accommodating and really loved our dog. We were really happy to see how comfortable he was with them. In fact I don't really think he wanted to leave!
Martin is a real dog lover. He took excellent care of my two poodle mixes (aka Needy 1 and Needy 2), and they really seemed to like him. I'm super happy with his care of my babies - wouldn't hesitate for a sec to have them stay with him again!
As usual, Martin is an excellent host and Chester returned to us safe and happy. I have used Martin's service multiple times and he always does a good job.
Martin was a great host for our little angel while we were away for a couple of weeks.
Our dog Mia was happy and relaxed when we got her back. (Which mean she was taken care of). She was clean and from the looks of her a little bit too well fed :).
Although his communication style is brief and to the point, Martin replied to us very quickly every time we emailed him.

Thanks Martin.
Martin was great! Sheru was very happy with him.
We felt totally confident leaving Savannah with Martin. She seemed well cared for and happy when we picked her up. We would definitely be happy to have Martin take care of Savannah again.
My dog Chica had a great stay with Martin and his wife. They seem very caring, took her on regular walks, and didn't even seem to mind that she made herself at home on their couch. She even seemed a little sad to leave, which has never happened before! Thanks, Martin!
Martin is very clearly a sweet and perceptive dog owner. When our return flights were pushed back he offered to watch our pooch an extra night, no charge (which is so awesome!).

We'd recommend him in a heartbeat! Next time we're out of town we'll definitely use him again!
This was Chester's second time with Martin. Again, it's a great place to stay and a happy dogvacay customer!
We couldn't have been happier to have our little guy Bruno stay with Martin and his wife. When I walked in to pick Bruno up he didn't want to leave! They took great care of him and we would be more than happy to have them watch him again.
Martin and his wife took good care of Chester. He didn't seem like he wanted to leave! Chester loved their patio and this was a million times better than boarding him in a cage. He got to sleep in his own crate and meet some really nice people. I'd use Martin again!
Were available last minute and were quick to response. Looks like Molly made some new friends!
Max and Chaucer had another great stay with Martin, and I think this is the 4 time they have stayed with him. Each time there have been no problems and I will continue to have Martin watch our dogs when we are away and would recommend using him to anyone with dogs.
I am very pleased with Martin and his wife Tammy and would happily recommend them to others looking for a vacation home for their dogs!
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