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Barbara S.

8 Reviews
5 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 19 mins
  • 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
List of Breeds Not Accepted
Chow Chow, Doberman Pinscher, Rottweiler, Pit Bull - American Staffordshire Terrier

Barbara's Townhome

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Children at home (5-12 years old)
Small Roof Deck
100% fenced & locked
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets
Smoke-free home

About Barbara

20 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I have dogs over at my house while the owners are out of town, or I am dog sitting at their house. I love all "my" dogs as if they were my own dogs, and I treat them always like a member of my family. Or better, since my husband always complains that I treat the dogs better than him. :)

I can accommodate all different breads and sizes: from small ones like Chihuahua, Cairn Terrier, Havanese, Pug, or French Bulldog to the medium sized Beagle, or American Eskimo to big ones like Husky, Boxer, Golden Retriever, Labrador, or Labradoodle, and obviously some interesting mixed breeds of different sizes cannot be missed.

I live in a townhome with two closed patios and a green area around it. There is also a dog park and several parks in walking distance.
I walk the dogs regularly during the day (3-4 times or more, depending on the dog) and the door to the front patio is always open, so the dogs can go in and out when I am home. If I have to leave the dogs home alone while for example doing grocery shopping, I leave them inside, so they are safe. But I bring the dogs with me whenever I can, so they feel like being part of the family, and they are almost never home alone.
I send pictures of the dog I am caring for, so the owner knows, how he's doing, since I know, how difficult it is to go out of town without the doggy.
In summer I like to go to the beach with the dogs, or if it isn't too hot, usually in winter or spring, I take the dogs hiking with me.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Leash Pulling
  • Not yet house-trained

Barbara S.

8 Reviews
5 Repeat Guests
$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Requires Meet-n-Greet to book
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Responds within 19 mins
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

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

Credentials

Background Checked
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Home Checked
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Course 101 Graduate
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Course 102 Graduate
By completing courses at DogVacay University, hosts learn about best practices to help them provide the highest quality care for your dog.
Web Training Complete
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Phone Interviewed
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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Barbara's Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Barbara's Home
$22 /day
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$18 /half-hour
$25 /hour
  • Willing to travel 12 miles
Check-ins
$20 /visit
  • Willing to travel 12 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 12 miles
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8 Reviews
Home Checked
Barbara, clearly loves dogs, she treats them like family members. Her and her family live in a ground floor condo with a front and back enclosed patio.

She is most of the time at home, so you can rest assured that your pooch will be taken care of and attended! They live close to a dog park and a green belt where you dog can enjoy walking and playing.

Barbara understands the importance of having a host you can rely on. She would be a great host for any pup, but I would particularly recommend her for smaller dogs!
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Barbara was awesome. She took Sammy on long walks/hikes every day and sent us pictures. He loved it there. We will definitely have Sammy stay with Barbara again. She has a true love for animals and it shows.
I leave for work very early in the am and don't get back into the area till late at night. Barbara is absolutely wonderful with being flexible with my work hrs and taking care of my puppy. She keeps them active with lots of walking and allows plenty of playtime with a nap here or there.
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Lots of love and attention, lots of walks... Barbara is easy to work with and my dog came home very happy. Daily updates and photos were greatly appreciated.
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