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Jacob H.

26 Reviews
16 Repeat Guests
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated

Jacob 's Resident Pets

n/a
Affenpinscher
Male
0 yr 8 mo old

Jacob 's House

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Medium Yard
100% fenced
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets

About Jacob

3 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Dog-lover living just outside the city here. I love dogs, and dog-sit often for my friends. I'm responsible, personable, and keep a clean, safe home with a big backyard in a dog-friendly neighborhood. I love taking dogs for walks and, if they're up for it, along with me on runs.

When I am at work during the day, I prefer to keep dogs in an unused, unfurnished 10x12 office that gets plenty of light, and not have them freely roam the house. But after a dog gets used to my place, I tend to let them out in the main area during the day.

Rate for two dogs: $45/night.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Leash Pulling

Jacob H.

26 Reviews
16 Repeat Guests
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 20 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Moderate

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated November 28, 2016

Credentials

Background Checked
This sitter has passed a background check, which searches a variety of criminal databases.
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 Jacob 's Home
$25 /night
  • Watches up to 5+ dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for more than 4 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
26 Reviews
This was Rhino and Maddox's first stay with Jacob and everything went well! To start, Jacob was very accomadating; he responded to my inquiry within the hour and we scheduled a meet-and-greet. I received pictured and messages while on vacation. Both my dogs and I were very leased with Jacob and we would highly recommend him!
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Jacob was great! He helped us feel comfortable by sending picture and updates - and was friendly & easy to work with! Will definitely be in touch with him next time we need a puppy sitter.
We have entrusted our two dogs with Jacob several times. Each time has been great. He communicates well, including pictures and active descriptions that lets us know that he's really getting to know them well. They're taken on walks and have responded really well to him.
I would definitely recommend Jacob for dog sitting at his home.
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I really appreciated the picture he sent, I was missing my buddy and it put me at ease. I would definitely use him again.
Jacob was great with my Pugs, I appreciated the text updates and questions to make sure all was well.
Jacob took great care of our two pups. We received daily updates from him, including photos. Even for minor considerations, he was quick to respond and to initiate questions. The dogs were very comfortable and relaxed when we picked them up. We will certainly book with Jacob again.
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Jacob is the best! We were in a huge bind and he came through in the clutch. We really lucked out to find such a responsive and responsible caregiver for our sweet Daisy dog - highly recommend!
Jacob was great. We have a quirky (perhaps difficult) dog, and Jacob was great with him. Jacob took him on walks, played with him, and otherwise made him feel comfortable and right at home. He also communicated with us, as requested, throughout. I would definitely recommend Jacob!
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We had to cancel our reservation with Jacob due to our out-of-town trip being canceled. However, Jacob was very responsive and professional with his communication throughout our schedule adjustments, before the cancellation. We will look to book with him in the future.
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Jacob was great with our girls and sent us lots of pics so we could see what they were up to while we were away. He was also very good at comforting us with any fears we had because we had never left the girls with a dog sitter before this past weekend. It was a great experience!
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Jacob was great! Bubbles seemed to enjoy her stay with him. Will definitely use again in the future.
Cobi stayed with Jacob for a couple of weeks while I traveled internationally. He was very attentive to Cobi, taking him on walks and playing with him. He sent photo updates several times over the course of my vacation. I would recommend Jacob to anyone needing someone to care for their dog. At no point did I have to worry that Cobi wasn't enjoying his experience.
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Jacob was super easy to work with. We have two very different pups but he was able to manage both their needs. His communication was open and he was available at all hours.
It was approximately 7 in the evening and I needed a sitter for my boy Rocky for overnight the next day. I was in dire straits because previous contacts did not respond, but when I contacted Jacob he responded within a few minutes and was willing to help me out. Rocky really enjoyed his time there. Jacob took him on runs and walks and took real good care of him.

Thanks Jacob
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Jacob was an excellent host. He sent lots of photos and kept us updated on our dog's activities and behavior.
Our pups loved their stay with Jacob! They had lots of attention and great daily pictures. Plus, they loved running with him. Highly recommended!
Jacob did a great job watching Gator while we were away. We appreciated the frequent updates of emailed pictures from the many walks they took.
Jake was great! Very flexible and sent me some great photos while I was away.
Rubicon came back happy, healthy and tired. Jacob was great and Rubicon seemed very comfortable with him.
Jacob was very accommodating - I contacted him on short notice and he responded right away. Liv (my almost 6months old goldendoodle) came home tired from all the fun she had. He was great about giving me updates and very understanding to her puppy tendencies. Thank you, Jacob!
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Jacob is kind, responsible, and very accommodating. My dog got plenty of attention and exercise during his weekend at Jacob's, and I know that he was safe and well cared for. I plan to book a dog vacay at this residence anytime I go out of town.
Jacob is an excellent pet-sitter who I highly recommend. My dog is a little timid and she needed exclusive care in a 1-dog setting over a long weekend. Some of the pet sitters I interviewed wanted to care for multiple pets in addition to having one or several of their own. But Jacob made sure to provide a 1-dog environment for us. My dog's time with Jacob was very stress-free, and she was completely welcome on the back of his couch where she could perch near the window and watch the world go by. Jacob even sent me photos of my dog relaxing at his home while I was on vacation. Can't say enough good things about him!
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very accomodating to my sporadic schedule
Jacob and Mitchell were awesome! They posted picture of our dogs so we could keep updated on how they were doing! When we picked them up they seemed so happy. Jacob and Mitchell let them be right at home and lounge around with them on their couches.

Thanks Jacob and Mitchell, we look forward to using you again to watch Sammi and Zippy!
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This was the second time I used Jacob and Mitchell to dog sit Truman. They are great hosts and are a great home away from home. They took Truman out on runs and walks daily. It is great knowing he is in such good hands when I am away. Thanks guys.
Leaving your beloved family pet for the first time can be a little scary. Our dog, Truman, is a little needy sometimes and I was worried about the whole experience. After meeting Jacob and Mitch and seeing their place I felt much better. When we returned to pick Truman up I could tell that he had found the perfect home-away-from-home. They were GREAT! And our dog had an excellent stay. I would highly recommend Jacob and Mitch for anyone, with any kind of dog, for any amount of time. I will definitely use them again.
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