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Michele T.

112 Reviews
46 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 42 mins
  • 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
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Poodle, Bullmastiff, Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier, Giant Schnauzer, Pit Bull - American Pit Bull Terrier, Boxer, Chinese Shar-Pei, Bernese Mountain Dog, Great Pyrenees, Bloodhound, Akita, Neapolitan Mastiff, German Shepherd Dog, Chihuahua, Pit Bull - Bull Terrier, Bulldog
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish

Michele's Resident Pets

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
15 yr 4 mo old
Mixed Breed
5 yr 11 mo old

Michele's House

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

About Michele

25 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
We believe when you go away, private home care is the BEST choice for your dog. Kennels dampen the spirit and are very scary--Dogs are meant to be with people.

Our large home is comfortable, cozy and clean. We always have dogs in our family and love them with all our hearts. Like our dogs, our personality is easy-going, low drama, and we are extremely kind and loving.

I offer full-time companionship and mature, professional supervision. As a dedicated dog sitter, my schedule revolves around taking care of your FurBaby. Your dog will have access to wander throughout our comfortable home and wooded, landscaped yard. Access from our home to the backyard is easy--only one step down from the doorway to concrete patio, and manicured grass (great for seniors).

Our lush, grassy yard provides lots of play time with balls, Frisbees and other stimulating toys. We spend a lot of time outside on walks, sniffing throughout the yard and visiting area parks.

While away, you'll receive frequent text updates with captions and fun photos of our adventures. My goal is to provide you with total peace of mind, so you can relax.

Because we strive to provide high quality care for your pet, as a warm home environment, we do not host more than 4 dogs overnight at one time.

The overnight boarding fee (24 hours) for ONE dog is $40. When a family has multiple dogs: $40 for 1st dog, $30 for 2nd dog and just $25 for 3rd dog. That works out just $95 per night or $31.66 per dog.

Doggy Daycare is a great service and I am available full-time during the work week. I’d be happy to give your pup lots of fresh air, exercise and personalized attention while you’re at work or away for the day (hours of operation: 8 am to 6 pm).

Puppy Daycare: This is an excellent way to comfortably socialize young baby dogs into an easy going, playful, positive "pack dog" environment. $30 daily (hours of operation: 8:00 am-5:30 pm). Puppy OverNight Boarding $42 (24 hour period, until Age 1).

We believe that a dog who is offered physical exercise and gentle affection = a HAPPY SMILEY dog.

Each morning, in all weather, we take long walks to start the day. While with us, your dog will receive lots of "social stimulation," quality playtime and vigorous exercise. I promise--they'll come home tired and happy!

We offer care for dogs that weigh between 15 - 65 pounds as they will integrate well into our pack.

Our dogs include: Tootsie, 15 years old, 35 lb. King Charles Spaniel mix, she is sweet, affectionate and easily adapts to other dogs.

Trixie, is 5 years old, 53 lb.
Labrador/Border Collie mix. She is gentle, sweet and has a playful temperament. She is intelligent, extremely well socialized, and loves to play chase and Frisbee. She offers truly excellent companionship to other dogs.

We look forward to the opportunity to offer our loving home to your "canine child" when you travel. I guarantee your loving family member will be in safe, caring, capable hands, leaving you worry free.

Schedule a Meet & Greet appointment with me as I would love to learn more about the unique needs of your dog.

Thank you for your valuable time,
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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
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Michele T.

112 Reviews
46 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 3 days notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 42 mins
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
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  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated May 3, 2017


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Michele's Home
$40 /night
  • Watches up to 5 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$95 /night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Daycare At Michele's Home
$26 /day
  • Watches up to 5 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$18 /half-hour
$28 /hour
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
$18 /visit
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
$20 /bath
$20 each way
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
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112 Reviews
Took my shy pup Ollie to Michele's for the day .
He was concerned about staying with her as I left. This being his first time away from home .
Went to pick him up from a park near Michele's where she had her other dogs all playing together
Ollie was happy to see me , though I have to confess he was ready to jump in the van and go home with Michele .
I was delighted to see that , and will have no worries when I leave him for several nights .
Michele's is about a 30 minute drive for me , but it is well worth it , knowing Ollie is happy and in excellent hands .
Thank you Michele for giving Ollie a fun filled day and for all the updates and pictures I received .
Nina MacRae
My husband and I went on another vacation and left our baby girl, Ellie Mae, in the capable and loving hands of Michele. Ellie Mae gets so excited when we pull up in Michele's driveway! We feel so good about leaving our girl with her that we have worked our next trip around when Michele is available. There is no one else we trust in the same way. She's the best!!! Ellie Mae also comes home one exhausted and happy pup.
Michele is ALWAYS a pleasure to work with! She has such a beautiful home and is amazing with the dogs she keeps. They are like family to her. Our dog is always excited to visit her and comes home very well taken care of and happy! We can't thank her enough for her hospitality.
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