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Amy & Michael D.

9 Reviews
3 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 35 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Caged birds

Amy & Michael's Resident Pets

Mixed Breed
5 yr 8 mo old
Jackson (Jax) cat
1 yr 7 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Cats

Amy & Michael's House

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Small Yard
100% fenced
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Amy & Michael

20 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Our kid has paws, and that's fine by us. If you love yours like family, and want someone to treat them that way when your away, then we are the right ones for you.

We are a 33 year old couple who, between the two of us, have owned all sizes of dogs. Amy will be the primary sitter and Michael will fill in or help out as often as possible especially with larger dogs. We can provide references for the people whose pets we have cared for in the past. Note our reviews are top notch!

We also can look in on and take care of your kitty too, we would really be more than happy to have some kitty play time!

We provide dog/house sitting, walking, visiting, animal transportation, and playtime. We come to your home which is much better for your pets; they get the least disruption to their routine this way. It's much less stressful for your fur babies if they are in their own environment. You also get the added bonus of there being an impression that someone is home throughout the day, mail isn't building up, lights go on, a car is in the drive sometimes... which deters thieves.

We highly encourage communication so that we can create a custom quote that is fair for everyone. We love to bundle! We like what we do, and generally enjoy spending time with dogs better than with most people. We do not charge the full fee for multiple pets, and when 24 hour care is needed we charge less than the combined day and night rate, for a couple examples of how we bundle.

We drive so we can get there even in weather, or stay if needed since there are two of us to split the duties at home and away.

We have always had larger dogs together, Pitt mixes. Michael has owned a Pitt or a Rottie exclusively his whole life. Amy had tiny dogs (Japanese Chins) growing up.

Our fur baby is a very active and playful 5 year old that would be happy to come along on play dates when we come to see your baby, but only if requested. For her safety, and your pets comfort, we will only bring her if they've met in neutral territory first. We love to bring well behaved dogs on trips to the dog park and are very familiar with dog behavior and capable of handling situations in that setting should the need arise.

Our little cottage has a very playful Pittie and a cat that thinks he is one of the dogs, thus we are selective about boarding and prefer to only have one dog for daycare or overnight boarding. Our house is a one bedroom cottage with a fenced in small/medium back yard with a dog run. The rooms are easily closed off for separating animals as needed. Please keep in mind your dogs temperament when requesting them to stay at our home and understand that a meet and greet will be required on neutral territory (dog park preferably) to make sure the dogs are comfortable first. Thank you.

We will treat your baby like family, until their real family gets back home! We also are respectful about the condition of your home, leaving as little evidence of our being there as possible besides happy pets!

Our photos have been updated with shots of some of our clients now too! Our Own Furry Wall of Fame!
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Contact Amy & Michael
Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Leash Pulling

Amy & Michael D.

9 Reviews
3 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 35 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 7, 2017


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Course 101 Graduate
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Amy & Michael's Home
$40 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • 5+ 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 no more than 1 hour/day
  • Willing to travel 20 miles
Daycare At Amy & Michael's Home
$40 /day
  • Watches up to 1 dog /day
Dog Walking
$25 /half-hour
$35 /hour
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
$25 /visit
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
$40 /hour
$15 /bath
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
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2 Testimonials
Dec 2016
Michael & Amy are the best. They are extremely caring and truly love all dogs...and all dogs seems to know this upon meeting them. They go above and beyond not only in time spent with Dudley, but they play and cuddle him, too. Plus 2 yrs. ago while we were gone Mike; stayed at our house for 3 days with him during a blizzard. We have found the only dog sitters we will ever need. Thanks guys.
Dec 2016
Amy & Michael love animals and treat every pet as their own. They have exceptional repore with the animals they meet. The animals seem to know that they are safe when they watch them. Amy has watched my dogs in the past and they just loved her. I think they will make an excellent addition to Dogvacay.
9 Reviews
Any and Mike watched my babies for me over Christmas. I have struggled to find a good match for my dog but they both were great with him and he seemed to love them! I could not be happier with the level of service they provided and the updates they gave the whole way through. Thank you both so much!
Our babies were so well taken care of! We couldn't have been happier with Amy! She is loving, so sweet, and so easy to work with!

We just knew that, after years of using a kennel, our older--and insulin dependent--pup wasn't going to do well there for a week! We looked into dogvacay, signed up, interviewed several different people, and settled on Amy! We are thrilled with that decision! We got multiple daily texts and pics of our babies which made us sooooo happy! Just knowing they were in their own environment was very reassuring!

We would recommend Amy 1,000,000% to someone looking for an in-house furbaby caregiver!

We WILL be back!
Amy D and her mom, Lisa (also on DogVacay) watched our two pups for multiple days. They sent frequent and cute updates and photos of our pups, putting us to ease while we were away. They are truly pet people and treated our pups as their own. Our pups were healthy and happy to see us when we got hom!

Amy and Lisa were great overnight guests at our house, they left our home neat and clean and even did a couple of chores we never asked them to do - what a treat to find on our return fromour trave!

We will certainly recommend them, but not to too many people, because we will use them again! ;-)

As first time DogVacay users, this was a great and simple experience.
Amy is pawsome for sure. We received updates with photos on a regular basis and our dogs took to her immediately. She even read to them and put them to sleep! Her love for animals is immediately recognized and we would highly recommend her as a loving and responsible caregiver.
Amy was a fantastic sitter, caring and responsible! She took very good care of my baby dog! Her daily updates along with cute photos were not only comforting, but absolutely made my day! I would definitely recommend her and would be happy to use her services in the future.
Michael and Amy watched our 2 cats for one night. They were very friendly and sent us photos and updates!
Once again Mike & Amy were amazing! We have been using them and will continue to use them every time we have to leave our fur babies at home. Thank you for taking such good care of bacon & dozer! They are already missing you.
We recently used mike & Amy to watch our two dogs while we went on vacation. We honestly could not have left them in better hands. Mike & amy cared for our fur kids so well I think our dogs were a little bummed when we walked through the door and not them! They paid attention to them and went outside and played ball with them as well. One of our dogs is a picky eater and usually refuses to eat but once a day and they got her to eat her breakfast as well.
They are nice people who genuinely care for your pets. Even though we just got back from our vacation, we have alread booked them again for when we go away next. They send you picture updates of your pets as well so you're not missing them too much. If you need to go away but can't take your pets, you should use mike & Amy - you can trust they will do an excellent job.
I'm really glad that I have known them. They are so nice and so friendly. Also they were sending to me my dog's pics. And every time I see his pictures I fell that he is in a safe and worm home. Thank you Mike & Amy
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