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Mira L.

10 Reviews
4 Repeat Guests
$70/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 29 mins
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
No Puppies
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats

Mira's Resident Pets

Tikki
French Bulldog
Female
6 yr 4 mo old
Gnocchi
Male
10 yr 0 mo old
Scrappy
Female
10 yr 9 mo old
Other Pets & Animals: Cats

Mira's Apartment

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Pets allowed on furniture
Great for senior pets
Smoke-free home

About Mira

7 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Unless your dog is accustomed to cats we require a Meet & Greet before we can accept a new Dog.

I solemnly swear to love, protect, honor and care for your beloved furry family member as if s/he were my very own; so, help me Dog...

I am a Responsible, loving Dog & Cat Guardian conveniently located just 2 blocks West of Union Square in the Heart of San Francisco.

I have a loyal and fun-loving French Bulldog/Boston Terrier mix named Tikki who's 5 1/2 years old. I also have two dog-accepting senior cats, Scrappy (10) & Gnocchi (9), of the two-- my Gnocchi is the most loving, playful and curious towards our canine visitor.

In my home your Dog (I only take 1 at a time + my Tikki) will get the following in addition to any specific needs or limitations they might have:

A minimum of 3 walks a day. A romp at a local park (up to 3 hrs. weather permitting): Huntington Square Park, Allyne Park, Duboce Park or Mission Creek Park.

I offer plenty of In-door play & cuddles in my Union Square apartment where they will be in the company of Tikki and my two cats. They have plenty of floor space, access to my bed & comfy dog beds (also an open-door crate is available if they prefer or feel free to bring your own). Not to mention loving arms and comfy laps.

I have experience caring for senior dogs & dogs with disabilities or Special Needs. Specifically, heart murmurs & arthritic/mobility issues. Also Dogs with separation anxiety & sight impairments.

I also have more than five years of experience caring for "smoosh-face" Brachycephalic dogs (French Bulldogs, Boston Terriers & Pugs) which can come with a host of issues from breathing, spinal, heat sensitivity (I know the signs and how to prevent heat exhaustion), skin allergies & insatiable appetites.

I offer More Services including the following in your home (or hotel):

Check Up/Visits for Homebound Dogs (Puppies) & Cats:

I have over 40 years of cumulative experience in Cat care. I Specialize in the care of Frail or Elderly Cats & Dogs requiring daily medication for a life-long conditions or illnesses. I have first-hand experience with cats who are timid, traumatized & were born to feral mothers.

Check-in & visits:

In-your-home ONLY for: $35/30min. (2 pets max). Additional animals are $5-15 each.

Every Pet-sitting Visit includes: Feeding (including medication), water change, litter scooping & entertaining your feline with toys. Dogs get a 10-15 minute potty break outside if they don't have a pee pad or access to an outside area.

Lots of pictures will be provided along with an E-mail update after each visit.

For extended bookings of more than 3 days we require that you reserve in 3-day increments.

I can do a Check-in or sit (max. 6 hours) for a puppy (under 16 weeks or less than 2 years old) or a Senior Dog at your home. If you're visiting SF and can't take your dog on that sight-seeing tour or fancy restaurant ask about an hourly custom quote.

I also have experience in bottle-feeding and caring for newborn-hours old (orphaned) puppies.

If you like what you've read about me & my qualifications, I would love you to consider having me care for your loved ones. I just ask that you not send inquiries, reservations, or meet & greet requests at 3:00 a.m. (PST). I am happy to accept these after 8:00 a.m. and respond within 30 minutes at most during my business hours between 8am-9pm.

All the photographs in my gallery are dogs & cats I have cared for recently.
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets that require medicine
  • Separation anxiety
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Advanced senior issues

Mira L.

10 Reviews
4 Repeat Guests
$70/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 29 mins
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated March 6, 2017

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Mira's Home
$70 /night
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 2 - 4 hours/day
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$75 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for no more than 1 hour/day
  • Willing to travel 3 miles
Daycare At Mira's Home
$40 /day
  • Watches up to 1 dog /day
Dog Walking
$20 /half-hour
$30 /hour
  • Willing to travel 3 miles
Check-ins
$35 /visit
  • Willing to travel 3 miles
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10 Reviews
We had a big dinner one night on our visit to San Francisco, and thankfully found Mira just around the corner from our hotel. She was able to watch our Pomeranian, Mr Fox, for the evening so we could enjoy our meal and not worry about rushing back. She met me in the hotel lobby to pick him up and introduce him to one of her pups, then immediately dispatched to the park for a few hours. I got text updates and photos all evening, and it was lovely. I was able to enjoy without worry about Mr Fox, and he obviously had a wonderful time. Thank you so much, Mira!
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Mira was extremely responsive and communicated well from beginning to end. Prior to the start date, she came to my house to meet me, my dog (Rosi) and parrot (Lucy) and make sure she understood their routines and feeding requirements.
While I was away, she sent updates and photos and took great care of the girls. She even put the trash cans out on trash day!
She is sweet, dependable and responsible and I will use her again.
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Mira was such a great pet sitter for our girls (cats). She came through for us at the last minute and took great care of our girls. Our cats were in good hands and we trust her completely. We will use her again for future pet sitting jobs. Thank you Mira.
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