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Sallie S.

15 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 55 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:

Pet Requirements

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

Sallie's House

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

About Sallie

18 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hi my name's Sallie and I've been a dog owner and pup lover my whole life!

I've also been running my own in home dog sitting business for the last three years and have been a dog walker all throughout college.

I don't have a dog of my own right now...(someday soon hopefully) that's
why I'm so excited about hosting yours!

A Little More About Me:

I'm finishing my masters degree up at School of the Art Institute of Chicago and I'm home most of the time working on my dissertation. So, I have a lot of time and love to give to many a fine canine, am extremely active and caring to boot! I received my undergraduate in San Francisco where I was a dog walker for many years :) Fostering some "furry friends" is an ideal arrangement for me right now while furthering my education.

I love to go for long walks and for runs and I'd love to have your pup by my side. I say, "hello" to every dog I see :) And I'm an A+ cuddler if i do say so myself... I've donated 20% of all my dog sitting income this past year to "Sit a Dog Safe a Life Fund." "WOLF!" I truly love dogs.

My Place: AKA: "Doggie Hilton:"

I live in a spacious apartment in the heart of the very dog friendly Logan Square neighborhood, where there's lots of grassy places to run and play :) I go by "your rules," You allow Spike on the sofa, so will I, if not, I won't either! I even let some of my doggie guests sleep in my bed :) Furry friends have free rein of my apartment, so please, only dogs that are house trained.

Puppies are welcome though for a sur-charge :) As are dogs that don't do well with other dogs..." A single dog stay." Applicable fee's apply.

Things also get a bit crazy around the holidays :) So please book in advance! (Applicable fee's apply)

My pick up day policy is as follows: Before noon: no charge, afternoon: half rate, after 5: full rate.

And 20% will be added to your total to aid in covering dog vaycay's insurance, taxes and fee's, to ensure my $45 a night rate.

A custom quote will be given to you after initial booking requests.

Just accept! And we're al set! :)

The Stay: AKA: Cuddle Play Snuggle Fest :

We'll go for between 2 and 3 walks a day on tree lined street, where there's lots of smells to smell and grassy boulevards to romp and stroll, there's a doggie park just down the way as well. And I have a large fenced in yard for them to romp around in and catch up on a game of ball. :)

We eat, we play, we cuddle, it's so much fun, I really enjoy what I do. So whether your dog is a real couch potato (we've got a comfy one) or loves to run, I'd be pleased to have your mutt not only a guest but as a friend :) I love to take pictures of your pup and send you updates while your away.

I make sure personally that Rover gets the royal treatment he/she deserves... Lots of love, exercise and cuddling. Treating your family member like mine is my job and I enjoy what I do and after the stay it shows...

By how happy and tired they are! :)

And they always get excited to come back :)

How It Works:
I don't take new clients without a proper, "Meet n' Greet" first. Meet n' Greets take place at my home in Logan Square where the stay will be taking place.

It's a good opportunity for you and I to meet, for "Rover" to see where he/she will be staying and also for me to get a good gauge of your pups temperament so that I can provide your dog with the very best care. :)

Meet n' Greets typically take only about 15 minutes and are an imperative part of ensuring your dogs safely and well being. AKA... My number one concern.


1.) Begin with sending me a message telling me a bit about your dog and the dates of the proposed stay. And a request for a "Meet n' Greet."

2.) I'll respond, and said, "Meet n' Greet" will ensue.

3.) Once we've meet and decided to go forth with the stay, send me a sitting request.

4.) I will approve it.

5.) Drop, "Spot" off at my place, (AKA Doggie Hilton with that "homey touch")

6.) We have a blast!

7.) You pick your pooch up tired and happy. :)

8.) I become your regular dog sitter! (Or at least one of them ;)

I'm looking forward to meeting you and your dog soon!


Sallie :)

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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Leash Pulling
  • Advanced senior issues

Sallie S.

15 Reviews
6 Repeat Guests
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 55 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:


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


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Course 101 Graduate
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Sallie's Home
$45 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • 3-4 potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Sallie's Home
$40 /day
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$20 /half-hour
$35 /hour
  • Willing to travel 2 miles
$25 /visit
  • Willing to travel 3 miles
$80 /hour
$45 /bath
$25 each way
  • Willing to travel 4 miles
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15 Reviews
Sallie looked after our 2-year-old pup for a long weekend in Logan Square. She's very experienced and took great care of him.
Sallie was so so so amazing. She took my old lady in for a quick night when I needed help and she was amazing. As soon as I dropped her off she took her for a walk and kept me updated throughout Cindy's stay. I'm so thankful for her kindness and care for my dog and I wouldn't hesitate to reach out to her again, absolute angel!
Sallie was a god-send during an emergency. We had less than 24 hours to find our Scooby a sitter for almost 2 weeks. Sallie was very prompt, communicative and thorough throughout the pre-stages of booking making sure to grasp a full understanding of our dog's needs. During his stay we received many pictures and updates. Scooby received a ton of attention and is still pooped from all of his walks/plays. We were glad that he was in good hands and that we were able to find Sallie last minute. Thank you!
We were very happy to have found Sallie to take care of our Dottie whilst we were out of town. She will definitely be the first one we will call for any future needs.
Sallie was an excellent host!!! She provided great updates and feedback for Riley's trip, and was extremely accommodating given a tight timeframe for which I am forever grateful! She was very communicative and was really helpful with the whole process, making it a very easy experience. I would definitely recommend Sallie, and will definitely be calling her in the future for Riley, Thank You!!!
Sallie was great. After a two-day stay, our mellow dog came back to our house relaxed and unruffled (which is not always the case). We will definitely use Sallie again!
Sallie was great! She was quick, responsive, and super sweet. Luca loved her too. She was flexible and took care of both my dog and a coworker's on short notice. We'll definitely be back!
Sallie was fantastic! She texted me photos every day of our dog Tica playing & you can tell she was having so much fun. Tica was partied out when she got home & slept the rest of the day. You can tell that Sallie truly loves dogs. It was a relief to know that Tica was in good hands while we were on vacation. We would definitely use Sallie again!
Sallie is just terrific! Monty clearly loves staying with her as he runs up her stairs and doesn't look back! She's been very accommodating with us and our schedules, three cheers for Sallie!
Sallie took our puppy last minute over a holiday weekend and he had a great time. He was very happy when we picked him up. Sallie also worked with our time frame for pick up and drop off which was super helpful.
Repeat user. Sallie was great again. My dog came home exhausted from a few days of lots of exercise. Sallie was great and communicative again. Will absolutely book again.
Sallie was great! She will definitely be my first choice for dog-sitting the next time I go out of town.
Sallie was great. Made sure Cooper enjoyed his stay and kept him active. Was responsive to me and sent great updates.
Sallie was great! She's really sweet and great with dogs!
Sallie was beyond amazing. I had to leave the city on short notice and Sallie was super flexible on when I could drop off Wren and pick him up. She's so warm and friendly and you can tell she loves animals. I got checkins every day with pictures and notes on how Wren was doing :) In addition, when I picked up Wren, he was exhausted which is so hard to do to a dachshund puppy. He had a great time which is all that matters to me :) I'm definitely reaching out to Sallie when I'm out of town again. She's seriously the best.
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