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Margaret L.

13 Reviews
9 Repeat Guests
$32/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 4.2 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Senior Dogs
Must Be Spayed or Neutered

Margaret's Apartment

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Outdoor area
Air-conditioned inside
Smoke-free home

About Margaret

11 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Within my home your dogs will be safe, exercised, and lovingly cared for. My 2nd floor apartment is located near the Rochester Park/Paint Creek Trail, I'm within walking distance to Downtown Rochester, and I'm within driving distance to Bloomer Park. Rest assure your pet will have a fun filled vacation exercising, socializing, and exploring the outdoors, as I am able to provide 2-3 custom walks a day. My services are over night stays, dog walks, and doggy day care; I prefer if your dog is spayed/neutered and potty trained, as I have carpet/linoleum flooring. My home is safe and dog friendly with natural antler bones and nontoxic dog toys available. Your dogs can sleep in the comfort of my bed, provided dog bed/dog cot or kennel, whichever suits their needs. I accept dogs that are unvaccinated, as I am a huge supporter of the natural and organic dog life style. My goal is to provide a stress free environment full of love and comfort for your furry friend.

A bit about myself, I am a dog enthusiast and within my life time I've been fortunate enough to have loved 4 amazing dogs from a high energy Pitt bull Terrier to a low energy Cocker Spaniel. Unfortunately, all of my furry babies have passed on but they have gifted me life lessons and I am forever grateful. My dogs instilled confidence in me as a very dynamic dog handler. I have over 100 hours of dog training and traveled across the country to learn at Cesar Millan's Dog Psychology Center in Southern California. Not only did my diverse pack members guide me to understand and respect dogs for the animals they are, but also I gained the confidence and experience to deal with special behaviors and health needs. I take tremendous pride in the understanding of dog behavior and will love and respect your pet as my own.

Also, check in with my Instagram account for your doggy vacay updates!
http://instagram.com/the_lavender_dog


***PLEASE NOTE: 24 Hour Booking Cycle Dog Vaycay Policy:

Clients booking Over Night Boarding: If pick up is later than drop off time (Example: 9am drop off on first day of reservation, with 10:30pm pick up last day of reservation) you will be sent a Custom Quote for $27 Daycare Fee for the last day of the reservation. This Custom Quote is to ensure your pup is covered by the Premium Pet Insurance for the entirety of the reservation.
(Example: 9am drop off would require a 9am pick up)

Please contact me with any questions. Thank you!
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Can administer oral medicine
CPR / First-Aid certified
Can administer injected medicine
Post-surgical pets
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Margaret L.

13 Reviews
9 Repeat Guests
$32/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 4.2 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated April 21, 2017

Credentials

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Course 101 Graduate
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Margaret's Home
$32 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep on my bed
Daycare At Margaret's Home
$27 /day
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$15 /half-hour
$30 /hour
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
Check-ins
$25 /visit
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$15 each way
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
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2 Testimonials
Oct 2016
Maggie has always taken such great care of my dogs. I have 4 dogs ranging from 7# to 95#. 3 of them are seniors who require multiple medications. One of my dogs requires 3 different eye drops several minutes apart, 3 times a day. She always does an excellent job and my dog (who is blind) really trusts her to give the medication. My 12 year old golden retriever has arthritis and needs at least two 30 minute walks a day to keep his legs from stiffening and i love getting pictures of her taking him to the park for his senior adventures. He doesn't like many people but he really likes her. My other 2 dogs who are healthy go on multiple adventures with Maggie everyday. Sometimes I think they would rather be with her than me! When ever i am away i always contact Maggie first because i know my dogs will be in great caring hands. Thanks for your hard work Maggie!
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Oct 2016
Maggie is one of the kindest and most wonderful humans I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. She is reliable, intuitive, and so in love with animals that you literally can't find a better person to take care of your pet. She loves each one as she does her own and treats them with the utmost respect. Knowing she exists puts my mind at ease for anytime I need someone to watch my animal house, and that's saying a lot. Do yourself a favor and give your pets a vacation by allowing them to spend time with the coolest sitter around!
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13 Reviews
Maggie was an amazing dog sitter to our two dogs. We felt connected to them while we were apart and looked forward to our daily updates. We felt that they had a good balance of exercise and relaxing while under Maggie's care. I'm not sure when we will be traveling again, but we will come to Maggie first!
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Margaret was awesome. Our dog was very well cared for over the week we were out of town. Much less stress than a noisy kennel. The updates were very comforting for my family as well. Already booked the next Dogvacay with Margaret.
Margaret did a great job as usual. Boomer had a great time with her. Thank you.
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