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Lindsay D.

12 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
$30/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 3 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated

Lindsay's Resident Pets

Ernie
Giant Schnauzer
Male
9 yr 5 mo old

Lindsay's House

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

About Lindsay

11 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hello! We are Lindsay (human) & Ernie (dog).

We are committed to providing fun, safe, & loving care to your dog(s) only.

I work from home, allowing me to spend lots of time with your dog.
I host dogs from one family at a time, so you don't have to worry about
compatibility with other dogs.
I focus on giving affection, exercise, and calm-assertive leadership.
*Because Ernie is a senior dog, I am hosting medium-energy and low-energy dogs. High-energy dogs are no longer a match for us.

I offer:
a large, fully fenced backyard
dog-friendly floors and furniture
daily walks, runs, or dog park adventures
a smoke-free environment
flexible drop-off and pick-up times

*The calendar to the right displays my availability.
*When sending a reservation request please indicate your preferred pick-up and drop-off times so that I can best accommodate you. If you are unable to be specific (i.e. 9 a.m.) then please indicate if you would like a "morning" or "evening" pick-up / drop-off time.


Conveniently located:
2 miles from 3 different dog parks
4 miles from Portland International Airport


I began boarding dogs as a way to learn about different breeds at a time when I was considering adopting a second dog. Years later, my dog Ernie and I are still having a blast with our revolving crew of dog buddies. I love caring for dogs because they teach me to be in the moment. I am reminded to take joy in the simple things, like eating, sleeping, and playing. Dogs are inspiring!

I am always excited about hosting dogs that are adventurous. Ernie and I like to get out and explore with our guests. Dog parks, swims in the river, and day hikes are our favorite activities.
As a middle-aged dog, Ernie is slowing down a bit and has also been enjoying dogs that like to snooze or tour the neighborhood at a snail's pace, so senior dogs are a hit here as well.

A bonus is my willingness to provide consistency for your dog(s) - I am happy to follow your usual schedule and will take care to support your approach to training.
*I require a pet meet to gauge dog compatibility.

About this sitter:
I have lived in Portland for over 10 years. During this time I have worked as a wildlife sanctuary intern, waitress, nanny, caregiver with individuals with developmental disabilities, preschool teacher, and artist. I currently work part-time from home as a data collector in the medical/statistics field. In my free time I like to explore the wonderful natural areas that surround Portland. I also enjoy organic gardening, long distance running, cooking, and canoeing.


About My Dog:
Ernie is a happy, healthy Schnauzer / Lab mix. I adopted him as a puppy from the Oregon Humane Society. He is a big boy, but a gentle soul, and has always taken a passive roll with other dogs.
With high-energy dogs Ernie is playful.
With shy dogs Ernie is sweet and curious but never hyper or pushy.
Even small dogs are at-ease with him because he is not rough or intimidating.
To sum it up, Ernie is the perfect gentleman!
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Can administer oral medicine
CPR / First-Aid certified
Can administer injected medicine
Post-surgical pets
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Advanced senior issues
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Lindsay D.

12 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
$30/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 3 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated March 27, 2017

Credentials

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Course 101 Graduate
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Lindsay's Home
$30 /night
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
12 Reviews
Lindsey is a natural dog caregiver. Our Duncan is old, deaf, frail, and perhaps a bit daffy. When I brought him into Lindsey's house, he seemed totally comfortable--after he made sure her dog knew he was the boss. I felt totally confident that he totally comfortable--after he made sure her dog knew he was the boss. I felt totally confident that he was being given loving care. Lindsey is everything I would look for in a dog caregiver. Highest recomendation.
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My dog needed a quiet, safe and loving home away from our crazy holidays. She received all of that and came home happy. Lindsay is a good listener and met all of Dottie's needs. DD
Lindsey is just delightful! She emailed us often while on our vacation to give us updates and photos of our dogs playing and enjoying her yard. Our dogs loved Ern, e hesweet r pooch and her spacious backyard and tender attentionI enthusiastically dogs loved Ern, e hesweet r pooch and her spacious backyard and tender attentionI enthusiastically recommend her custodianship, she gives your dogs a wonderful staycation, so you can enjoy your vacation. .
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