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Chelsey K.

56 Reviews
22 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 13 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish

Chelsey's Resident Pets

Bo Bo
Golden Retriever
13 yr 0 mo old

Chelsey's Apartment

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Outdoor area
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets

About Chelsey

3 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
After being involved with Dogvacay for over three years, and getting all of my dog snuggles in with others' K9 friends, I adopted my own: a senior golden retriever named Bo Bo (check out his adventures by searching #goldenbobo on instagram!)

Even with Bo Bo's addition to my home, I am still able to offer in-home sitting services for all sizes & breeds of pups. I strive to keep routines normal & the absence of parents as low stress as possible. For my in-home clients, I get to know your dogs, their routines, their likes & dislikes and your home before accepting a reservation. I also have Bo Bo come with me during the meet & greet to make sure everyone is comfortable. As an older guy, Bo Bo is house trained and a great addition to your home. He seems to perk up with younger dogs around and is known as a calming influence on younger house-mates.

I also offer sitting in my home for dogs less than 40 lbs and those that are okay with apartment living. The South West dog park is a couple of blocks away and pups visiting always get lots of time there + walks around the neighborhood.

For existing clients that have already met Bo Bo: I'm happy to accept same day reservations for in-home sitting or vacays at my apartment.

For new clients: I do require a meet & greet before accepting a reservation to make sure everyone gets along!
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Leash Pulling
  • Advanced senior issues

Chelsey K.

56 Reviews
22 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 13 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated December 2, 2016


Background Checked
This sitter has passed a background check, which searches a variety of criminal databases.
Home Checked
This Host has successfully passed our in-person verification visit and completed our 1-on-1 training program.
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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.
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Pay through DogVacay for:
Premium Pet Insurance, 24/7 Customer Support and Daily Photo Updates!

Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Chelsey's Home
$40 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for more than 4 hours/day
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$40 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for more than 4 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
Home Visits
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
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56 Reviews
Chelsey is a long time sitter/walker for us and has always been great. Dependable, attentive and responsive, we really appreciate her help.
As usual, Chelsey was great! Very responsive and accommodating. Calvin was excited, as always, to see her!
Our pup, Toronto, and our kitty, Jueno, had another great weekend with Chelsey! We always feel at ease going away when we know that our little ones are in such great hands!
My dog had a lovely overnight time this weekend with Chelsey! I felt comfort in knowing that she was in good hands because my dog is an older dog, (13 year old) with some anxiety issues and a 2x/daily medicine routine. Chelsey took great care of her and even sent a lovely pic of my baby-dog snoozing and relaxing during the evening. Thanks so much for the professional and compassionate care!
After many times traveling with the pups staying with friends, we are so glad to have found Chelsey! It's great to have someone stay at your house that you can trust - one less thing you have to worry about. She was great with updates, which is always important. We highly recommend! Just not when we need her =)
Chelsea was fantastic. She made it a point to come get to know our pups ahead of time, since they have some unique instructions and commands. She did everything she could to make their lives as easy as possible while we were traveling for 2 weeks. Both our pit and lab were given lots of love and care, with photos streaming into our text messages as proof of life. Chelsea was so great we asked her to come back next month when we are gone for a few days. We look forward to using both DogVacay and Chelsea again. The whole experience made us much less stressed about leaving the house and dogs, which was really fantastic.
Another great experience with Dog vacay and Chelsey! Chelsea stayed at our home for a week and we returned to a very happy dog and a clean house! Our flight was delayed, Chelsey stayed in contact with us and was very flexible if we needed her for one last walk if our flight got too late. I highly recommend Chelsey.
I felt very comfortable leaving my dog, Skye, with Chelsey. This was my first time leaving Skye with a non-family member and for more than just one or two nights. She took the time to listen to meet me and Skye and to listen to my explanations about Skye's health issues, personality, and typical schedule. My dog needs regular medications and is elderly so I wanted to be sure that all her special needs would be met and that she would be in a calm and safe environment. I was happy to return from vacation and see that Skye had been very well cared for. Chelsey also took photos and provided updates that helped ease my mind and see that Skye was doing fine.
Chelsey has taken care of our girl several times now and each time she has bee great. We have a dog who is difficult with other dogs and a picky eater, but Chelsey is patient and follows our instructions to a T - and gives her extra long walks. We're sure she takes great care of our her and highly recommend Chelsey.
Chelsey was great! We felt that there was a lot of attention given to Lola which was our number one concern with leaving her! Loved getting the picture updates which lessened the anxiety of leaving her.
We have had Chelsey stay with our senior dog and cat many times, and as usual, she was great!
Chelsea takes great care of my baby shih tzu, who can be a little high maintenance. Chelsea has taken care of her for me twice now, and both times I've come home to a happy pup. Thank you Chelsea!
Excellent as usual!
Chelsey came over the night before I left to meet Margot and get the keys. I loved that right off the bat, she seemed responsible and experienced. She took great care of my baby this weekend and I'm hoping to have her back soon!
Chelsey moved into our condo and took care of our pup, Toronto, as well as our kitty, Jueno! She paid attention to detail and made sure that she kept their routines as close to normal as possible. She sent updates and pictures throughout our time away and kept our minds at ease, especially after we lost one of our kitties during our last trip. It was clear that our little ones really enjoyed Chelsey's company, so we will, without a doubt, be requesting her fantastic services again in the future!
Chelsey was fantastic! Both of my dogs are older, and one of them has some health issues that require special attention. I was worried about leaving him with a sitter as he was quite ill in the days leading up to my trip, but after a few conversations with Chelsey I knew I was leaving him in good hands. She sent regular updates, and was a great house guest to boot - even cleared the linens and took out the trash before she left. I'm sad to have only just found her now that I'm leaving the area, I've been on the search for a great sitter for years.
Chelsey was awesome. This was my first time leaving my dog for a weekend, so I was a little nervous. After I met Chelsey, those nerves quickly went away. I would definitely recommend her!
Chelsea has watched our dogs twice now, and both times have been great. She is caring, responsive, and knows how to handle the dogs' different personalities.
Another great experience!
Chelsey was amazing with our two dogs! She kept us updated on all the fun they were having and posted some great pics that gave us peace of mind that they were in awesome hands. Thanks for allowing us to have a stress-free vacation weekend Chelsey!! We will be using you all the time.
I can't imagine having any one but Chelsey sit my dogs. They told me they only want her to watch them when I am gone! ;) She is great!
This was the first time I left my dogs with a sitter and had the best experience. Chelsey was very patient with my timid rescue dogs. The pictures of them on her lap reassured me that they were being well cared for.
Chelsey has taken care of our dog 3 times (including once for nearly 2 weeks while we were out of the country) and she has been great.

Chelsey is responsive and attentive, and we had no problems, even though our dog can be very particular and difficult with other dogs.

We highly recommend her.
Chelsey is the best!! My dogs love her! She is dependable and goes above and beyond the call of duty! I tried giving her a well deserved 5 stars, but for some reason the web site kept dropping it back to zero, but she deserves 5!
Chelsey was great. We've got two dogs who have pretty different needs and we came home to them both happy as clams. Chelsey was responsive and kind and patient with both us and our dogs. We loved having her and will absolutely be leaving our girls with her again!

Also I'm pretty sure our house was cleaner upon our arrival home than it was when we left. Thanks for everything Chelsey!
This was the first time we used Chelsey and she was great! She stayed at our house which we prefer given that we have two dogs. She only contacted us once with a question and other than that she and the pups had a nice relaxing time, I'm guessing :) Hope to use her again in the future! Thanks Chelsey!
Chelsey was fantastic! She took excellent care of our dogs and the house.
Chelsey was fantastic! Our two dogs each have their own little quirks, and very different personalities, and Chelsey was great with both of them. The level of communication both leading up to the visit and during the time we were away was perfect. We'd definitely have Chelsey watch them again!
Chelsey was great with my pup Gus while I was away for the weekend. She took extra special care of him, and my apartment and communicated well with me (including photos) while I was away. I'd definitely recommend her :)
Chelsey was wonderful! She was very responsive and took great care of Paisley while we were away...and it was nice to have someone keeping an eye on things at our house, as well. We look forward to working with her again soon!
Chelsey clearly loves dogs and Bella was calm and relaxed when I picked her up. They had been on a long walk earlier that day. I would leave Bella with Chelsey again. Laura
Chelsey was amazing. I was relaxed on my trip confident that all would be well when I returned and it was! She even noticed a issue with my car and let me know about it before I arrived home. That allowed me to deal with it quickly. But most important, while the dogs were happy to see me, they were calmer than if I had boarded them. The difference was clear! I can't imagine going away and not having Chelsey watch the kids!
Chelsey was very professional and put us an ease immediately. Our dog took to her immediately and was the most calm we've seen her in a long time when we returned from vacation. Chelsey was very thorough and we will definitely be using her the next time we need a sitter for our dobergirl. Thanks, Chelsey!
Once again, Chelsey did a fantastic job taking care of our furry kids. Our dog loves her and was very well treated. I greatly appreciate that Chelsey gives us a detailed run down of how the stay went, including telling us about a lump on our senior dog that we may want to have checked out. She truly cares about the animals just as much as we do!
Chelsey is absolutely great! She stayed in our home while we were out of the country for 10 days. The daily photos/messages comforted my anxiety about leaving the furry kids. She also took great care of our home!
This is the second time we've used Chelsey and she was great! Before we leave she always makes sure to go over our instructions with our dogs in detail and get our flight information. When we are on travel she regularly checks-in with us and send pictures of the pups. We will definitely use her again when we trave!
I almost don't want to leave a review because I don't want anyone to steal my gem lol. Chelsey is AMAZING! Your dog will love her and YOU wil too! She's kind, understanding, flexible and all the other great synonyms that go with those words. My dog was well taken care of. She also sent me updates throughout the week which was a great bonus! She's great do yourself a favor and use her services for your dog and rest assured.
Chelsey did a fantastic job. We went on a weekend trip, and she stayed at our home with our bulldog while we were away. We received regular updates and pictures during our trip. When we got home, the house was spotless and our dog was as happy as ever!
Chelsea watched our pets at our home while we were out of town for 10 days over the holidays. She spent time with them, played with them and sent us regular updates (and pictures!). We came home to find them happy, calm and well-cared for. Our dog typically has trouble eating when we are away, but she worked magic and he finished his bowls daily.
Tallulah had a great time with Chelsey. I got a daily photo updates. And she seemed to be in really good spirits when I picked her up.
Chelsey is a great dog sitter. Our dog is a little clingy and I know Chelsey shows him lots of love. Thanks Chelsey!
What can I say that others have not? Chelsey was responsive and accommodating. She sent us pictures of Sweet Dee daily and notified us when she had a little tummy trouble (that's the norm with Sweets though). Best of all, when our connecting flight from Charlotte was cancelled, Chelsey was able to care for Sweet Dee an additional night, and she had extra food on hand! Thanks, Chelsey!!
Every time Jackson goes to stay with Chelsey he is so excited! He enjoys spending time with her so much that he barely gets sad when I leave! She sends me pictures and updates me with how he is while I am gone! I would highly recommend Chelsey!
Chelsey was able to take care of our dog Lady for our wedding weekend. We were making late reservations as we finished wrapping up wedding planning but luckily, Chelsey was able to take care of her. When we met Chelsey, we knew we were leaving our baby in good hands and when we came to pick up Lady, she was clearly comfortable, well rested, and happy! I would gladly ask Chelsey to host again!
Chelsey was great. She made sure to take time to hang with our pups over the weekend and was attentive to what was going on with them. THANKS!
Chelsea was great, no complaints!
Chelsey was great!
Chelsey was awesome. I was having trouble finding someone to watch my dog for labor day, and then she came to the rescue. My dog was very happy when i picked him up. She even tried a harness on him (he is kind of a puller) and recommended I get one for him. I haven't looked back since buying a harness. Cant thank her enough and will definitely use he in the future.
Caring and considerate sitter. Ran out of dog food when I was out of the country and she went out of her way to take care of Cooper and his sensitive tummy. I would not hesitate to recommend Chelsey to anyone and I trust her implicitly.
Chelsey was an awesome host who took great care of a (somewhat) nervous pet (& parents) - she was very kind and patient with our energetic puppy and did her best to make her comfortable and also, to have fun.
We would highly recommend Chelsey! During our meet and greet, Chelsey made me feel very comfortable and I could tell that she would take good care of my babies. We left them with her this past weekend and she kept us well informed on how they were doing. The boys were happy and relaxed when we picked them up, so I am sure they had a good time hanging out with her! We will definitely be using her again soon.
Chelsey took good care of our dog, and sent us photos during the week so that we could see how happy he was. This was my first experience using DocVacay but I found it to be so much better than a kennel. I will definitely use the service again.
This was the second time our pup stayed with Chelsey and we are really happy to find such a great host in DC! Our dog returned to us exhausted and in good spirits - and we appreciated the updates and photos while away. Thanks, Chelsey!
Chelsey was great! She came over in advance to meet our pups and learn their routine and our house. She sent us updates on how they are doing and sent a note afterwards with details on her stay and any things she noticed about the dogs. We have three dogs, so it is a lot to handle and she seemed to do it with ease. We would recommend her to anyone who needs a puppy sitter!
Chelsey was great and very easy to connect with. She responded promptly and was extremely friendly each time I interacted with her. After our meet and greet, we made arrangements for my dog, Jade, to stay with her with short notice. Chelsey communicated with me by text and sent a picture of Jade to let me know that she was doing fine. After my vacation and once Jade was home, she seemed great and was clearly well taken care of. I'd definitely ask Chelsey to take care of my dog again and would highly recommend her for others as well!
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