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Lori W.

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40 Reviews
20 Repeat Guests
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  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 10 minutes
  • 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
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents, Caged birds

Lori's Resident Pets

German Shorthaired Pointer
3 yr 8 mo old

Lori's House

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Large Yard
100% fenced & locked
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside

About Lori

30 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I am an experienced dog walker and animal lover. In addition to in-home dog boarding I can do cat and dog visits at your home. I have lunchtime walks between the hours of 11am-1pm Monday-Friday. Your pup will spend time in my fenced backyard and/or go for walks in my neighborhood. I do have a flexible schedule and am devoted to my pet care business full-time. I live in a 120+ year old Victorian and most of my furry friends have full run of the first floor. If you decide to book with me I have found it helpful to have a meet & greet. I want to be sure we all get along and it's a great time to get all our questions answered. I have taken puppies with the understanding that they may have an accident or are inclined to chew on things that they should not. As a result, I do charge a slightly higher rate of $45/night for dogs under 1. I assume your dog is housebroken unless you tell me otherwise. Additionally, please bring along your pups shot schedule that lists their current vet. Req'd vaccines include Rabies, Bordatella, Leptospirosis, and a negative fecal test within the past year. Lastly, any dog in my home must be on some form of flea/tick RX. This is for your dogs protection as well as all the others in my care. All my past clients agree my services exceed their expectations...I promise you won't be disappointed!
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Leash Pulling
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Advanced senior issues

Lori W.

Online Now!
40 Reviews
20 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 10 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
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  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 14, 2017


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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Lori's Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 5+ dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets will sleep in their own beds
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$125 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
Daycare At Lori's Home
$25 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$22 /half-hour
$35 /hour
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
$22 /visit
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
$15 each way
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
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40 Reviews
Lori's home is perfectly set-up for a dog vacay! She has a big fenced back yard and the dogs get a ton of outside time to roam around. They have the run of the first floor of her BIG house (with some gated off areas to create separation if needed for new visitors to acclimate); she is extremely caring and personable, and our golden felt right at home immediately. The day we dropped him off, Lori gave him a leash walk right off the bat to help him let out some stress and energy. She was flexible with pick-up and drop-off times and sent us daily pics of our boy, who looked as happy as can be. Usually when we pick our pooch up from a weekend away, we get squeals and whines and shimmy shakes galore -- with Lori, our dog was happy-exhausted and turned his head sadly toward her before getting in the car. We pretty much think he wants to live with her now. ;) Thanks Lori for everything!
Thank you Lori for keeping Maggie happy and loved while we were away.
Lori took great care of Maggie! Her daily pictures and updates are wonderful! We know Maggie is in the best care!
Another great visit with Lori! Maggie comes home happy and tired!!!
Maggie is in the best care when she is with Lori. I've used Lori for over a year and will plan trips around her availability! Lori's home and yard are every dogs dream!
Lori is very kind and professional. Our dog is very spoiled and likes lots of attention. She seemed to do fine at Lori's house. I would use her service again.
Lori was great and extremely professional to work with. She sent photos each day we were gone and gave us updates on our pups. We have already scheduled to use her again. I would recommend Lori to anyone who is interested in using this service.
Lori was extremely professional and organized. Her house was set up perfectly for the dogs and we really appreciated the daily picture updates. Moonshine loved his visit!
Lori no problems leaving our Bella with her. She is in good hands and we don't have to worry and now the yard is fully fenced which is even better. She will visit again.
Cubby had a great time at Lori's house over Thanksgiving! Lori's backyard is great and the other dogs that were there made the visit a great time for Cub. Highly recommend Lori!
I didn't realize 2 weeks isn't enough planning time for a holiday. Thank you Lori, for being able to watch our dog, Petey, during Thanksgiving when no one else was. Petey felt very welcome in your home and loved socializing with the other dogs. I know he loved exploring your large fenced in yard with all of them. And I love the pictures you sent of Petey. We look forward to having Petey vacay with you again!
Lori did great with my two dogs one of which is very skittish about new things. But they did well and were happy and well taken care of.
My two dachshunds had a great time, with lots of friends to interact with. Lori has a nice setup, with an enclosed yard for the dogs to roam in, and plenty of space in the house. Lori was very accommodating with my drop-off and pick-up needs, which made it all very easy and relaxing for me. Thanks, Lori!
Lori did an excellent job taking care of our dog Puff. We have never boarded our dog before so this was a totally new experience for us and our dog. Lori provided tons of picture updates throughout and was really responsive and great to work with. Highly recommend!
Lori and her family are wonderful sitters. We really enjoyed daily pictures of our puppy and her new friends. Lori responds quickly to all questions and goes above and beyond. Thank you Lori!
Lori & her husband were great with our dogs. Our rat terrier can be difficult at times but they handled her perfectly! The pics Lori sent throughout the week allowed us to relax knowing our dogs were happy and in good hands. Thanks, guys!
Lori was awesome and she made us feel really comfortable leaving our pup for the very first time overnight. She sent us plenty of pictures and answered all of our questions while we were away. You won't be disappointed if you leave your dog in Lori's hands. Thank you again!
Lori was amazing! She sent us updated pictures at each check in and our dogs had a blast! I recommend her highly for anyone needing someone to come check on their pups while they're away!
Lori was great , our dog loved her. Wonderful service!
My fur baby stayed with Lori for 11 days and I could not have been happier....she sent me pictures every day and even gave him a bath. I highly recommend Lori to care for your fur baby.
Lori was organized, friendly and willing to accommodate at the last minute. Book with her! You won't regret it!
My dog had a good time and was well cared for. Lori seems very organized and professional.
Awesome as always! Oscar has been a bit glum since he got home. I think he'd rather be back at Lori's!!! :)
We left Frank with Lori during a long spring break weekend trip. We were nervous because he is a puppy and we'd never left him, but Lori was great. We loved getting updates about Frank while we were away and looked forward to them each day.
Thank you for taking such good care of little Charlee! And for the pictures!
We have tried other sitters before but I have never really felt comfortable with any of them...until we found Lori! I'm very protective of my 2 tiny boys & was very nervous to leave them a couple weeks ago, however, Lori's professionalism & kindness eased my nerves & I can honestly say my boys came home happy & needed a long nap! Lori walked them daily & sent me updates each day! It was truly perfect! My dogs are a bit high maintenance but Lori did an awesome job taking excellent care of both of them! She's truly the best!!! I'm thankful to have found her & will definitely be rebooking!! Thank you Lori!!
Oscar had his first sleepover a couple of weeks back which went really well. Not long after we had a sudden family emergency and Lori was kind enough to accommodate us at short notice. Oscar had a blast staying for a week and he also got to meet some new friends. We missed him lots during our time away and Lori's daily updates were a great way to see how he was doing. He'll be back again definitely!! Thanks again!
Lori was very accompanying with our last minute travel once again. She is an awesome host. Our Zeus loves going to visit her! Thank you Lori!
Lori is lovely and we knew Oscar will be in good hands as soon as we met her. We put Oscar in for a daycare session before his first overnight stay just to familiarize him with Lori and her family and it went really well. We particularly loved the photo updates! :) We look forward to Oscar's first overnight stay next weekend. Thanks again Lori!
Lori made daily visits to my home to take care of my 3 cats, a canary and a couple fish. She sent photos and updates daily which were very informative. She had to relay an unfortunate incident regarding the canary and the cats and was tactful and sympathetic. I would definitely recommend Lori for pet sitting services. She's extremely dependable and loves what she does.
As soon as we say to our dog, Honeybee, "Wanna go to Lori's?" she starts running around all excited. She loves spending the day with Lori. My husband and I trust her and always appreciate her. Lori is great and we are very happy to have her as our dog sitter!
Lori is awesome!! We use her services frequently and she always takes such good care of our dog.
Lori took awesome care of our puppy! We had daily communications by text and photos. She was very professional and clearly loves her animals. I wouldn't hesitate to leave my puppy with Lori again... And again!!! Thanks Lori!
Herman is a rescue that I brought home just a little more than four months ago. He still finds new situations a bit scary so I was nervous about leaving him for the first time. I set up a meet and greet with Lori and immediately felt better about leaving him in her care. During the time that I was away she sent me daily updates and pictures setting my mind at ease. I was able to enjoy my trip knowing that Herman was in good hands. Thank you, Lori!
Lori is an excellent pet sitter! We trust her with our little girl every time we leave to go on vacation. Lori watched our girl, Honey Bee, while we were gone for 13 days. She sent lots of photos, videos and text updates. I always feel able to relax on vacation knowing that Lori is watching her.
Lori was great as usual. I had a very last minute change and Lori was able and willing to accommodate me.

She is so sweet and goes above and beyond for her 4 legged and 2 legged clients. I always know Zeus is in good hands. Thanks again Lori!
Lori was fantastic with Charlie. I was nervous about him leaving us because he had hurt his knee before his stay but Lori took great care of him, gave him his meds, and followed all the instructions the vet had given us. Thanks Lori! We'll definitely use you again!
Great experience from the getgo and Lori was very nice to deal with and Our dog Tommy came back really happy after a night stay . Will definitely recommend to my friends.
Lori takes great care of our dog Zeus while we are away. He gets plenty of exercise and fun with Lori's dog Willow. We had a last minute changes and she was very accommodating. Thank you Lori!!
Zeus was well cared for with Lori. We loved getting the pictures of his adventures while he was there.
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