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Karin S. K.

19 Reviews
9 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • 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
Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier, Boxer, Pit Bull - Bull Terrier, Pug, Rottweiler, Pit Bull - American Pit Bull Terrier

Karin S.'s Resident Pets

Other Pets & Animals: Cats

Karin S.'s House

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Large Yard
100% fenced
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets

About Karin S.

10 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
this is Karin and Robert and we love all pets. We live in a pet friendly house with a large backyard on a cul de sac in a very secluded neighborhood with no through traffic. All our neighbors also have pets. I always had a dog when I was a child, my favorite was a beautiful cocker spaniel named Susi. My husband always had big dogs in the past, German shepherds, and would love to have one. We have 5 cats, and they go in and out as they want. They have no problems with dogs. I work from home, so pets will never be unattended. We have a dog park close by which most dogs enjoy a lot.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery

Karin S. K.

19 Reviews
9 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
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  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 2, 2017


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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.
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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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Karin S.'s Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 3 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
Daycare At Karin S.'s Home
$30 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
$20 each way
  • Willing to travel 15 miles
19 Reviews
Karin was great with our girl - she's was very happy and calm :) Karin sent me pictures and updates few times per week, and I really appreciate it. It's important when you far from your pet. Thank you so much, Karin, we will come back soon:)
Paco got excited when we were several blocks away and rushed to the door to see Karin and her husband. Obviously he likes it there!
I was very happy to leave my little poodle Pepper with Karin and her husband Robert. Karin took care of Pepper over the Christmas holidays for six days and I could tell from the photos that she sent me that my dog was not missing me at all! Little Pepper also had the good company of other dogs while she was there and she was allowed to sleep on the sofa with her favorite blanket just like she does at home. I would definitely recommend Karin and her loving home for your dog and I look forward to having her take care of Pepper in the future.
Karin is a wonderful person who creates a loving and friendly home for your dog so you can relax knowing they are very well taken care of! 1st time doing something like this: very positive experience and I highly recommend Karin!
Everything went as planned. Karin took good care of my dog, and even adjusted her schedule to accommodate me when I picked up Portia.
My little girl had a pawsome experience at Karin's house. As every dog mom I was a bit nervous to leave my baby for a week but after we met the first for the meet and greet I was sure that she is in best hands. But not only that Karin and her wonderful husband are real pet lovers....they are from Germany as well :-). A win for all because my furry daughter is bi-lingual LOL. Karin send me tons of pictures every day and she never got tired of my numerous worried textmessages especially the day the hurricane went over Fort Lauderdale.Very happy to find Karin and would recommend her 100%, the perfect place to leave your best friend in loving hands. Oh and one more thing to baby learned to live with cats, haha ( which I was worried about as well). Win win for everyone
Karin and her husband took excellent care of our terrier, Stella, while we were on our honeymoon. Knowing that we would be missing Stella, Karin sent pictures and checked in periodically so we knew Stella felt right at home and was in good hands. We recommend her highly!
Karin was great. Very friendly and happy to let us stop by for a meet-and-greet. Our Beagle, Milli, seemed to enjoy her stay. She usually can't wait to leave her sitters house, but had no problem lounging around until the very last second we called her to the car.
Karin was the perfect hostess for my 7 y.o. Cocker spaniel. Her home is immaculate, well organized & has an ample back yard to romp.
Additionally, Krain was kind enough to replenish Buddy's hypoallergenic kibble by going to the vet's clinic to pick up a bag of food when she was low on supply.
I highly recommend her for your next vacation.
I am so thankful to Karin! I moved to the area 6 days before leaving for vacation. I booked someone else through doggy vaca about 2 months ago to insure I had a sitter. He had good reviews and seemed suitable. I dropped my dog off at 9am on a saturday and received a phone call about 9pm stating I needed to pick up my dog due to excissive barking. I was 3 hours away, and since i was new to the area did not have any friends or family to pick her up. After searching for a few hours and panicking Karin called me at midnight to say she would go pick up my dog the next morning. She honestly rescued her! My 6 year old cocker spaniel barks at lizards and the mail man. I was shocked that a sitter i paid good money would call after 9pm for me to find a new sitter. Karin took my dog to the park and she had plenty of room. She said that my dog did not have a barking problem at all. She even went out of her way to drive 15 minutes to pick my dog up from the other sitter. She sent picture and updates. I am truly grateful to her. Highly recommend.
Karin and her husband were very nice and Sandy my dog had a great time! Would recommend and use these pet sitters again
My dog Charlie just loved staying with Karin. I think she came home healthier than when left. thanks Karin. We will be back.
Karin kept me posted everyday and always kept herself available. I have very specific instructions for my two dogs and Karin was on point with everything. Thanks again.
We have brought our furry babies twice to stay with Karen.. (AKA Auntie Karen) and this last time they were so excited to see her when we dropped them off... they jumped all over her.. lol. They send photos often as well which we love. They have a lovely house on the canal and they get to run around all day. We will be traveling again in July and Yazzy and Shaggy will be staying with Karen and her husband again!
My Australian Shepherd had a fun and comfortable stay at Karin's. We got lots of updates and pictures of her activities including her trip to the local dog park. She really bonded with Karin and Robert. We would definitely book a return trip if we need to go away.
Karin was a pleasant hostess, flexible on drop and pickup times. She sent photos each day, which was nice. Wasn't thrilled with the smell of cigarette smoke on my dog upon retrieval.
5 stars! Karin accepted my last minute reservation to watch my furbaby during a holiday! She was very accommodating and you can tell that her and her husband both love animals.
Karin was wonderful with our dog. She took great care for our dog. I will recommend her without reservation. I will keep our Bradley with her anytime. Our experience was exceptional Nandini
Paco was glad to see us, but we could tell he liked Karin and her husband. They were very tolerant of him, letting him sleep on their bed! He actually seemed kind of sad later, like he missed them. We will be happy to use Karin again.
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