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Kristy A.

38 Reviews
14 Repeat Guests
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

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

Kristy's Resident Pets

Bonnie
Labrador Retriever
Female
12 yr 1 mo old

Kristy's House

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

About Kristy

15 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Four-legged friends are my passion and God has allowed me to be at a place in my life where I am almost always home to supervise and take care of them 24/7. I send pictures, texts, and videos to make you feel at ease while your pup is with us, whether you are away on business, vacation, etc. Daycare is also available if your dog just needs to socialize for the day!
My husband and I decided not to have children as we love dogs more than most people. Bonnie is our 12-year-old "fur baby" and she loves playmates and overnight guests. I love meeting and interacting with these dogs and my guests are all treated just like family!


***Holiday rates will vary. Please contact me for a custom quote for specific dates and prices.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Separation anxiety

Kristy A.

38 Reviews
14 Repeat Guests
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated November 3, 2016

Credentials

Background Checked
This sitter has passed a background check, which searches a variety of criminal databases.
Course 101 Graduate
By completing courses at DogVacay University, hosts learn about best practices to help them provide the highest quality care for your dog.
Course 102 Graduate
By completing courses at DogVacay University, hosts learn about best practices to help them provide the highest quality care for your dog.
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Web Training Complete
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References Checked
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Pay through DogVacay for:
Premium Pet Insurance, 24/7 Customer Support and Daily Photo Updates!

Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Kristy's Home
$25 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Kristy's Home
$20 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
38 Reviews
Kristy was amazing with our yorkie, Gunner. She kept me updated with texts and pictures daily! She never got annoyed with how many times I checked in to see how he was doing. She made sure he was comfortable and safe. We will definitely be using her service again!
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We love Kristy! Most dog parents can empathize with the guilt, worry, and paranoia that comes with leaving your pet(s) at a sitter....well, I tell you, Kristy has a heart of gold and a real connection to dogs. My two are extremely spoiled and not very socialized, but warmed up to her right away! She sends pictures and texts for the duration of their stay and went over and beyond to make sure I didn't worry about them. She was very flexible and accommodating and I couldn't have asked for a better, fellow dog parent to care for my babies. I've been in Augusta for just over 2 years and have yet to find anyone that my dogs especially liked. I am so thrilled that we found her and I will, without a doubt, send my babies there in the future. As an added bonus, she has a beautiful home, a sweet dog, and my little girl dog who is normally very anxious and shy kept running back to her for more love before we left! I simply cannot say enough kind things about her. Thank you so much Kristy!
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I'm pretty sure I hit the jackpot with Kristy! I had to go out of town for about 10 days and was nervous about leaving my dog for such a long period of time. Kristy eased all of my fears and my dog had the best time at her house! She was in touch multiple times a day and sent the best pictures so I knew Dash was enjoying himself. He was immediately comfortable in their home when we met for our meet and greet. I knew Dash loved Kristy when I came to pick him up and after saying hello to me he ran back over to her for one more head scratch. This whole experience was excellent and I will definitely be bringing Dash back to Kristy's house!
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Wonderful!!! The initial reason we chose Kristy was because she had great reviews and we thought that many people couldn't be wrong. We were right. She kept us updated as to how they were doing and with texts and pictures. Now we will choose her because our Bonne and Hemi were well taken care with much love.
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Kristy was great! She was extremely flexible with our schedule and our dog loved her! She was also really great about texting regular updates. We will definitely use her services again.
Kristy was great! She really went above and beyond with making sure Watson was welcome and updating us throughout his stay with pictures. We will definitely book with her again and suggest her to friends and family!
Kristy was very accommodating in terms of timing of drop off and pick up as well as feeding/sleeping schedule. She also kept me updated with texts and pictures as to how the Vacay was going.
Kristy has been absolutely amazing working with our crazy schedule! She is absolutely wonderful to our sweet 10 week old puppy and he always comes back home worn out from playing so much. This has been such a positive experience and it's nice knowing your fur baby is being taken care of so well! I highly recommend Kristy's services!
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I visited several DogVacay homes and was very happy with Kristy's home. Our dog was well cared for and the daily photos and emails made us enjoy our vacation all the more. We will definitely being using Kristy's home again.
Our two dogs seemed happy, well cared for and excited when we picked them up. We received text messages and pictures of the dogs during their stay to let us know how they were doing.
Our babies were so well taken care of. We are new to the area and are so relieved that they have a home away from home. Pineaux and Soco will be visiting at least once a month and I have a peace of mind like never before. :)
Ideal situation for dog day or night stays. My lab had a wonderful time bonding with owenrs' dog and playing with the other dog guests. Kristy could not have been any nicer or accommodating of my schedule.
Kristy did such an amazing job with our dog Dozer! Everything was as she said it would be. Got daily pictures and text messages from Kristy letting us know about the well being of our beloved family member. Was not worried or concerned about the bad habits and annoying behavior dogs sometimes pick up at the kennel. Totally recommend Kristy and Dog Vacay!
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I was very glad to meet Kristy.In the short noticed she was willing to keep my 3 lab retriever. Soon as we arrived,my dogs felt welcome and comfortable.They got along well with Kristy's dog and as well with another visiting dog. I knew they were in good care.Thanks Kristy for taking care so well my 3 dogs.If I need care again , I will come back.
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I highly recommend Kristy. Her house is clean. Her dog is friendly. Her yard is secure and has grass for pets to run around. Kristy is very sweet and understanding. She let me know how my dog was doing during the day since it was Ruby's first visit. Ruby was happy when I left and happy and when I picked her up. I felt very comfortable leaving our girl with Kristy.
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Kristy was fantastic and enthusiastically cared for my (sometimes difficult) dog! She kept in great communication and exercised good judgment in taking care of his changing moods. I really aporeciated the pictures and information throughout his stay. Additionally, she was highly flexible in drop-off and pick-up times, making it very easy for me to plan my schedule. My dog didn't really want to leave because he enjoyed being at Kristy's house so much - he acted sad that I picked him up! Definitely a vacay for my dog from an awesome pack leader.
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Kristi provided excellent care for Ellie. She treated her like she was her own. Kristi kept us informed with updates and pictures. She is a wonderful caretaker. We will miss her as she is moving to another city. To anyone in the Augusta Ga. area, I highly recommend Kristi. In fact if our travels take us in that direction Ellie will get to spend more time with Kristi. She is the best.
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If you want a good dog sitting experience....Kristy is the one. From the "Meet and Greet" until we picked our dog up after eight days.....everything was great. Our dog, who is very shy around many people, made himself right at home at Kristy's. We received updates on how he was doing and pictures. A great experience for us all.
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Kristy was absolutely amazing! We left our very nervous dog there for 8 days and came back to a happy, comfortable and spoiled pup that wouldn't have minded staying longer. We got daily updates and even pictures. She really went above and beyond and we are lucky to have found her. And I have to add that their house was incredibly clean and safe. Totally recommend!!
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Kristy & her hubby took good care of our baby. She stayed the night and next day with them and seemed very comfortable. Kristy sent a text and a pic of her to let us see she was content. We are thankful to find them and see the tlc they gave our little girl. Their dog, Bonnie is a teddybear...so affectionate & gentle. We hope to use their services again.
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Kristy took exceptional care of my puppy Benji, he had such a good time with Kristy and her husband. Benji was supper excited to go back and spend the day with her, and she was very insightful when it came to my puppy having a upset stomach. Kirsty took a amazing care of Benji and we will definitely be using her again in the near future!
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As usual Kristy was great with our pups. She is always easy to work with and our dogs love spending time there! Thanks again for keeping our minds at ease and taking care of our furbabies
Great experience!!! Kept us updated and Jax didn't even want to leave when we came to pick him up. Will be using again!!!!!
Kristy was very flexible when I had to change times. We were away longer for the day than we planned and when we arrived to pick up Skeeterbutt, he was in bed with her! Now that's the way Skeeter likes it!
Kristy was great from the start! She was quick to respond and helped accommodate for my last minute booking. Most importantly, my dog was happy to be at her house and met a new friend, Bonnie!
Kristy made sure everyone was comfortable with the new situation. She did everything she said she would do. I will be returning.
First time I had used this service. Never had much need, and usually just boarded at the vet thinking it was about the only option around here. Boy was I wrong! This was the best boarding experience ever, both for me and for Shaylee (90lbs of 2-yr old female GSD).

From the get-go, Kristy was great. Answered all my questions and made me very comfortable about her, her home, and the process. Shaylee got along famously with her super-cool pooch (forgot name, sorry) and were soon enjoying each other's company big-time. Kristy sent pics throughout Shaylee's visit and that made us smile and feel very relieved that she was being so well cared for. She even let Shaylee sleep in her bed (so she'd feel like she was at home). At 90lbs of face-licking exuberance, that's quite a feat! Shaylee returned very happy and in great spirits after her three-day stay, quite unlike her few previous boarding experiences.

From her caring, comforting approach to "guest ownership" to her sending pictures to the warmth and comfort of her home, I can not recommend Kristy enough. We're definite repeat customers.
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I was pleased with Kristy and her Bonnie. I will be leaving my Buddy with Kristy in the future.
Best experience ever! Kristy and her husband were extremely attentive, loving and caring to my 11 year old Boston Terrier. I'm always a bit cautious when leaving her behind because she is finicky and slow to adjust to new environments. Many times she won't eat and will get off of her routine schedule, but everything went beautifully from day one! I knew after our initial meet-and-greet that she would be in great hands and definitely put my mind at ease. Kristy would give me updates throughout the day and also send pictures. I would highly recommend Kristy and her husband and also know first hand that they would provide the best of care. I appreciate their experience and flexibility as well. They have enormous hearts and you can tell that they love what they do. I will absolutely be using them again...and again.
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This was our dog's second stay with Kristy and it was just as great as the first! She is very responsible and her home is very clean. She takes great care of her own dog and seems to treat her fur guests like family as well! I can't wait to go on another trip so that our dog can stay again!
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Our little Yorkie has health issues so we are always apprehensive about leaving her with anyone. I could not be happier with the care and attention that Ellie was given by Kristy A. She stayed in communication with us about her eating issues and general well-being and even sent us pictures of our little diva being spoiled just like we would do! We will definitely use Kristy again and will recommend her to our friends, as well.
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Kristy and her hubby go above and beyond to heap loads of love on your dog, take care of every need and give them any special attention they may require. I was apprehensive to leave my Weim as he'd never been anywhere but home before, but Kristy made sure he felt comfortable and he settled in quickly. He loved playing with the other dogs there and she sent updates or photos every day we were away!
Thank you so much Kristy!
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Kristy was great! She was flexible with meeting before the stay to make sure everyone was comfortable and my dog had such a good experience at her house. I could tell he was happy in the picture updates she provided throughout my trip and the best part is when I picked my dog up he did not seem upset or stressed that I had been gone for 5 days. Without a doubt I would recommend Kristy and will be using her again in the future!
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My dog had a wonderful time staying with Kristy and her family. I have a small 15-year old pup with kidney disease and a bit of a diva attitude. I'm always concerned as to whether or not she will eat when I'm away and if her strict diet will be troublesome. Both Kristy and her husband were very attentive and accommodating to my dogs needs. They were even able to introduce raw fruits and vegetables into her diet. I mean wow! My dog has NEVER been interested in carrots, cauliflower or broccoli and now she begs me for them daily. =)

And while my lovable small dog enjoys people, she merely tolerates other dogs and only when she has to (diva complex) so of course I was also nervous about her terrorizing their sweet girl, Bonnie. Turns out she and Bonnie bonded as they have both outlived their siblings and have experienced heartbreak. Now they each have a new friend.

My dog has been so happy and lively since staying with Kristy. I still can't believe the change I've seen in her. Kristy addressed every one of my concerns with such care and sent me updates and pictures daily until I returned. I'd highly recommend Kristy and her husband for care of your pet.
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When we have gone out of town in the past, we have boarded our dog at a wonderful place that takes good care of her. However, our usual boarding business was booked up during our impromptu trip out of town last weekend. We found Kristy through DogVacay, and we couldn't be more thrilled with the experience and as long as Kristy isn't booked up, we will always try to get her to take care of our Millie again in the future. Kristy set up a meet and greet so we could make sure our dog and her dog got along well and so we could see where Millie would be staying. She asked us important questions about Millie's habits, what she enjoys, what she is and isn't allowed to do, etc. Kristy made us feel very assured that Millie was going to be in great hands. Each day on our trip, we looked forward to getting Kristy's pictures or videos of what Millie was up to and hearing about how her day was going. Kristy truly treated Millie like she was her own-which is what any dog owner who adores his/her dog would hope for. We strongly recommend Kristy for anyone looking for a pet sitter. She is amazing, and your dog will be in incredible hands!
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My little Yorkie, Zoey, and I were again very satisfied with the care she received from Kristy. Zoey was very excited to see Kristy again and seems to enjoy her time spent at Kristy's home. Kristy seems to be very attentive to Zoey and lets her go out to play in the back yard when she wants as well as lets her cuddle when Zoey wants to rest. Feel very lucky to have someone like Kristy to look after Zoey when I have to be away from her.
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My Zoey spent about 12 hours with Kristy and they seemed to get along just fine. I left as much information about Zoey as I could think of with Kristy and she was very capable in taking care of everything that arose during that day. We went for a home visit before the date I actually needed her and I felt very comfortable with Kristy and her home. Her rates are very reasonable and her location is very convenient for me. I'm looking forward to using her again.
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Kristy, Bonnie and her husband were fantastic. I am always a little worried about leaving our pups anywhere, but during our meet and greet Kristy really helped to put me at ease. She is truly a pet person and seemed to really enjoy our girls. She sent pictures multiple times during our trip to reassure us that our dogs were having a great time while we were gone. She was very flexible and understanding and miss Bonnie has the perfect calm temperament for houseguests. We will definitely be using her services again.
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