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Renee K.
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
27 Reviews
15 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

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

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About Renee

I live in a 3-level townhome next to the Ballona Wetlands in Marina del Rey. A typical day is walking in the wetland area which is in my backyard. I have fostered rescue dogs for the last 3 years.

I will accept 2 dogs at a time. For 2 dogs from the same family, I will give a discount for a total $45 for both!!!

I am also great with special needs dogs, puppies, and dogs who require medicine. Please message me to inquire about this as it may require an additional fee.
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Renee K.
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
27 Reviews
15 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

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  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated July 14, 2016

Credentials

Course 101 Graduate
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Renee's Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$35 /night
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
Daycare At Renee's Home
$30 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$5 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
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27 Reviews
Renee was always great with our beagle Max, we were sad to have moved away!
Renee is amazing with my dog Bernie. This is now the 3rd or 4th time we have left him with her. She takes him on great long walks. He has so much fun when he's there I think he gets depressed coming home. Whenever we make plans to go out of town I get a nervous stomach right before I check the site thinking "oh no what if Renee is all booked up, what will we do?". She is just that great. Do not hesitate to leave your dog with Renee. She will show him/her lots of love and take them on many long walks.

Oh I almost forgot she will also email you pictures every couple of days to let you know how they are doing and a little synopsis of what they have been doing.
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Renee was amazing! She made it so easy for me to leave Conan with her. While I was away she sent emails and pictures keeping me updated on how he was doing. So glad I found her and I will absolutely hire her to watch Conan again in the future and I highly recommend her for anyone else!
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Renee sent us updates and pictures, and was so caring and loving to Linus. She really observes and appreciates how pets are unique and have different needs.
Renee was wonderful with my 2 dogs, a golden retriever and a poochon. She responded quickly to my requests and she sent me email updates with pictures of my dogs.
She must be great with the dogs, because when I brought them home, they didn't appear to be stressed. Usually my dogs don't eat and look stressed when I had them board at other places.
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This was the first time we used DogVacay and we had some concerns about leaving Tootsie with someone we didn't know. Renee took very good care of Tootsie. She posted us pictures and emails. We highly recommend Renee as a wonderful dog sitter.
Renee was incredibly helpful to us in caring for our 11-week old puppy over the course of a weekend. She (our puppy) has several quirks and demands a lot of time and attention, and Renee delivered well beyond what we asked of her. Her daily reports with photos were a welcome comfort, as were her flexibility in customizing her space to our puppy's needs. As a result of her excellent service, we booked another stay this past weekend and would recommend her strongly. Our puppy would too...she was excited to see Renee a second time !
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Renee was absolutely AMAZING. Renee treated my dog Bernie like he was her own. They went on several walks (6 or so) a day and he had a ton of play time.
I am so glad I found someone as lovely and trustworthy as Renee. I love that Bernie can go stay with her in her home instead of some small stinky kennel and she charges less than a kennel does. Also he wasn't upset with us when we brought him home. In the past if we brouht Bernie to a kennel whenever we brought him back home he always peed all over the house to let us know he was not happy with us. I think Bernie misses Renees house where he was able to play with the other dogs and go on so many walks.
I'm so geatful for the peace of mind I will having next time I go out of town knowing I can bring Bernie to Renee (if she is not full). If Renee is available to watch your dog I would not hesitate for a second to book with her. Thank you again so much Renee.
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Renee is a dog lover! Our dog Linus had so much fun at her house. She gives a lot of walks and provides pictures and feedback. We feel like it was a "vacay" for him!
Renee is a great caregiver! She was very understanding and gave our dog Max great attention and care. I was sad when we moved out of LA because I knew we wouldn't be using her services anymore. Thanks again!
Renee was very kind and attentive to my puppy max.
Renee did such a great job with Benji. She was very attentive, taking Benji on several walks a day and playing with him.

She emailed us everyday and included multiple photos, which we greatly appreciated.

Benji was exhausted when we got home because he had such a great time sleeping at Renee's! Definitely a much better alternative to boarding him.
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I have a really hard time leaving my dogs Tater & Roo when I travel. I worry and miss them terribly - they are my babies. Renee watched them for 1 night. When we picked them up, they were happy & relaxed and Renee seemed to really love them.
Renee was great with our dogs. She has a lot of patience and gave them plenty of attention which is what they needed. I would highly recommend her and look forward to having her look after them in the future.
Renee provided Baxter with a loving home during our vacation. She also delivered us with daily email updates so we knew just what Baxter was up to each day. Great experience!
Renee is an amazing host for my little friend. It was a last minute trip, and Renee welcomed Meena into her home with open arms. Meena suffered from a little separation anxiety, but Renee was there to help her through it with lots of walks and affection. I would highly recommend Renee to host your pup.
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This was our first time using this service...Renee was great! She really loves being around dogs and our little one loved her time at Renee's home!
Renee was absolutely wonderful with my fur baby while we were away for a week over Thanksgiving. Caesar is an "only dog" at home and Renee took special care to make sure he was well adjusted in her home with another furry Dog Vacay guest. I received daily email updates and never had to worry while I was away (priceless).

The best testament to Renee's care was Caesar himself - we couldn't tell a difference when he came home from when he left. With Renee, it was like Caesar was home all week. Thanks for taking such good care of our boy and his unique needs.
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Renee was great! She sent daily updates on Porky and Chopper's behavior and a bunch of pictures at the end of the time. She was very easy to work with, responsive, and really seemed to care about how the dogs were doing all weekend (especially Chopper, who can be a bit dramatic - he had her eating right out of his hand (paw)!). I would definitely book again with Renee and recommend her to anyone else!
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Renee was a great host. Bandit warmed up to her immediately during and meeting and greet. When he went to stay overnight everything went smoothly. It was great that Renee sent me an update and pictures to let me know how he was doing. When I came to pick him up he was happy and relaxed.
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When a last minute emergency came up and I was not able to have a family member watch my pup, I panicked. The thought of leaving my little girl in a cage with strangers had my stomach in knots. I was immediately excited when I came across Dog Vacay and thought it was not only affordable, but a great alternative to traditional boarding. Renee responded within hours to my inquiry and agreed to a face to face meeting that night at her place. Zoey immediately made herself comfortable and I knew she was going to be in good hands.

While I was away, Renee sent me daily email updated and photos to let me know that Zoey was having a good time and really put my mind at ease. This being the first time that I have left Zoey with someone she didn't know, Renee went the extra mile to give her special attention and make her feel at ease.

I am so happy that I found this service and Renee, as I travel frequently and Renee is literally right around the corner from me!

Thank you for everything!
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We had a wonderful experience with Renee. She took extra time with our dog who is unpredictable around other dogs and even had her dog trainer friend work with our dog. She also updated us on our dog's experience over the weekend with two phone calls and lots of pictures. It was reassuring knowing that our dog was having a good time! I would definitely use Renee again if we go out of town.
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Renee was such a great host! My dog, Colin, had the best time with her! Renee was very responsive and sent me updates and pictures daily. She was very accommodating and took such great care of Colin. He had an amazing time with Renee and was sad to leave when I returned. Thank you for being so great, Renee!
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Very responsive and adaptive to my needs. Renee is great!
Renee was more than I could ever have hoped for. She took care of my Mr Lucky for two weeks and I received photos and updates daily. He was walked 6 times a day and went to all kinds of new places with Renee. I only have the highest praise for her care.

Donald F.
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Found at last minute, and was very receptive. She played with pup the whole time. Picked up pup and he was exhausted... will continue to use for sitting!
We needed to find a new host at the last minute, because our dog had unexpectedly been given a cone and medication the day before our trip. Renee was very accommodating and easy to deal with. She lavished attention on our dog through the entire vacation, and kept in touch with us. If anything, Renee is overindulgent -- our beagle had Renee in the palm of her paw all weekend and definitely gained some weight. You can be certain that your dog will be pampered by Renee!
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