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Steve M.

18 Reviews
9 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 30 minutes
  • 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
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier, Pit Bull - Bull Terrier

Steve's Resident Pets

Trooper
English Springer Spaniel
Male
6 yr 2 mo old

Steve's House

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Children at home (5-12 years old)
Medium Yard
100% fenced
Air-conditioned inside
Smoke-free home

About Steve

15 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I am a work from home professional with kids and a wonderful dog of my own. I have a large house with a fenced back yard in a quiet neighborhood, with lots of sidewalks and nearby parks. My own dog gets along very well with all dogs, and loves to play!
On a typical day I will walk your dog with mine in the morning and in the evening, though if I have time and the weather is good I do get out at lunch as well. I will feed them morning and evening, if a dog has special dietary needs please discuss them with me. I will accommodate any reasonable schedule. I will provide leash training while the dog is with me. Additionally I will work on the sit and stay commands on each walk as this makes for a more enjoyable owner experience, and honestly dogs love to please so practicing simple commands followed by positive reinforcement makes them so happy!

My own dog is crate trained and I am a believer in crate training for dogs, it gives them their own space inside our homes to call their own and eliminates territorial aggressiveness that is often the root of aggressiveness towards humans.
I insist on meeting your dog prior to scheduling a first time stay, so I can see how well your dog gets along with mine - I have never rejected a dog for this reason, though I feel it's important to verify that before hand. I will also look for aggressiveness towards myself and extreme shyness. I have a lot experience with dogs and can deal with shy dogs, aggressive dogs on the other hand I would refuse to care for though I have never had to reject a dog due to aggression.
I do have children in my house - they are school-age and are familiar with dogs, like most children they have a lot of energy and will help entertain your dog when they are here.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Separation anxiety
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Leash Pulling

Steve M.

18 Reviews
9 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 30 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

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

Credentials

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Steve's Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Steve's Home
$35 /day
  • Watches up to 1 dog /day
Training
$55 /hour
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
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18 Reviews
Excellent Bentley was very comfortable and relax
Steve made Tobie feel really comfortable and at home. I highly recommend Steve. Thanks again Steve! Tobie misses you!
Billy did really well with Steve. Steve was very accommodating and flexible. He was great about following Billy's diet (canned and dry food) and giving him his medication (twice a day!). He also made sure Billy stayed safe since we told him that giving him his medication (twice a day!). He also made sure Billy stayed safe since we told him that Billy could get into "trouble" if unsupervised. Steve also sent us pictures of Billy every day. Next time we go out of time, we would definitely check Steve's availability first!
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