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Dale M.

7 Reviews
2 Repeat Guests
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
Must Be Spayed or Neutered
Must Be Vaccinated

Dale's Apartment

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Pets allowed on furniture
Great for senior pets
Air-conditioned inside

About Dale

20 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Pick-up & Drop-off included, within the City of Barrie.
2 full 1 hour walks daily + grooming (brushing).

Cats welcome $12.50/night. Discount for extended stays.

For decades, I have had the privilege of surrounding myself with both canines and felines. I enjoyed my work at the Animal Shelter. I offered a caring foster home for animals that were too young to be placed in adoption. I also interviewed those special people looking to adopt a pet to their forever home. I enjoyed walking every dog, for at least an hour, to give them their much needed exercise and, a break from their kennel. It also gave me an opportunity to keep physically fit!

Since the recent passing of Misty Girl, a beloved feline of 17 years, my humble abode can comfortably accommodate one canine or a couple of felines. It also offers a clean, quiet, relaxing and secure environment. I will accommodate two canines should the pair belong to one family.

My time with your pet is totally devoted to their care and individual attention. They are treated as one of the family and will be given all the privileges. I will provide regular check-in and updates throughout your pet's stay via email. These will include brief comments about your pet's feeding habits, play activity, any behavioural issues, etc. For your convenience, I will gladly provide Pick-up and Drop-off, within the City of Barrie, at no additional charge.

The nightly rate indicated is for a 24-hour period. For example: 10AM to 10AM the next day. Additional charges may apply for an extension. Custom quotes are available for these situations.

Custom quotes are certainly available for your feline friends! Dogs and cats will never be scheduled for the same day.

A "Meet-n-Greet" for a new guest is highly recommended. This short visit allows for us, and your pet, to get acquainted and to provide an opportunity to discuss any specific needs prior to your first reservation. As I accommodate only one dog, you may choose to do this over the phone. I want to make your pet's stay as comfortable and worry free as possible.

DOG WALKING

Your Dog's Walk is a one-on-one exercise program designed to keep your dog on-leash. At least one full hour of fitness is geared toward the energy level, and stamina, of your dog. I am very familiar with Sunnidale Park, my preferred location.

Your Dog's Walk(s) are included in the cost of Boarding. Daily grooming (brushing) is also included.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Advanced senior issues
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Dale M.

7 Reviews
2 Repeat Guests
$25/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 2 hours
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated March 27, 2017

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Dale's Home
$25 /night
  • Watches up to 1 dog /night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$5 each way
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
7 Reviews
It's a definite full stars! She updates daily and is very professional. You could tell that she really loves dogs.
Dale was great with my senior dog who has many special needs. She responded quickly to my emails and gave me lots of updates. I would definitely leave my precious dog in her care again.
Dale responded quickly and took our dog at very short notice even though she prefers one day notice. This saved us a lot of trouble as our hotel didn't have pet friendly room. She was very friendly , sent us photos of our dog while away from us , didn't have pet friendly room. She was very friendly , sent us photos of our dog while away from us , which Was great as it was our first experience of this kind.
Thank you Dale!
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