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Krysten L.

15 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 1.9 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK
List of Pets OK for House Sitting
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Rabbits, gerbils, hamsters, or pet rodents, Caged birds, Reptiles

About Krysten

30 Years Experience Caring For Dogs

Hi, I'm Krysten! I have lived with dogs for all of my younger life and worked with dogs for most of my adult life. I have worked as a veterinary assistant, was previously a manager at a dog daycare and will soon start training as a dog behaviorist, but somehow spending 8 hours a day with dogs is never enough for me! I love dogs more than anything in the world and am a self-proclaimed expert in bark identification :) I have never come across a situation I could not handle or a dog with whom I could not connect. It saddens me to say that at the moment I do not have a dog of my own so that is why I would love to have the chance to spoil your dog as if it were my own!

If you would like me to pet-sit for you (yay!), there are a few things I want to be open and honest about:

-I do have a job 3-4 evenings a week for 8-hour shifts. I prefer to watch dogs that will have access to outside while I'm away or are fine being home alone.

-I mainly get around on my trusty old bike so I prefer to pet-sit in the Portland area, although I do have a car for when the situation calls for it.

-the $40/night is the price for one dog, but I offer a 50% discount for additional dogs. If you have more than one dog simply send me a reservation request and I will reply with a custom quote with your discounted price!

-I love cats, birds, rabbits, goats, and all other furry creatures you may have and will happily care for them for a small extra fee.

Thank you so much for reading my blurb!
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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
  • Separation anxiety
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Leash Pulling
  • Advanced senior issues
  • Aggressive behavior

Krysten L.

15 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 1.9 hrs
  • Cancellation Policy:


  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 8, 2017


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Services & Rates

House Sitting Overnight At Your Home
$40 /night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for more than 4 hours/day
  • Willing to travel 10 miles
15 Reviews
We always love having Krysten stay with our pups. She's easy to work with, she gives us updates, and they love her. We feel totally comfortable having her stay in our home while we're away.
Krysten did a wonderful job taking care of Molly. She kept me up-to-date on their activities and shared pictures. My house was very clean when I returned. I highly recommend her.
Krysten took great care of our dogs while we were on vacation and kept us in the loop as to how they were doing with pictures and texts throughout our trip. She is very kind, loves animals and will take care of yours as if they were her own! Our dogs are very fearful of strangers and she learned their habits respected their boundaries and gave them great care. Honestly we thought we would never be able to leave town as no one could handle our dogs and she made the impossible, possible.
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