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Dawn N.

$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 30 minutes
  • 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

Dawn's Resident Pets

Frankie
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Male
6 yr 11 mo old

Dawn's Townhome

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

About Dawn

40 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
I have had dogs and/or cats, a ferret, and even an iguana as a roommate, since I was 7 years old. I let them know that I see them and they are loved. I let my furry family be themselves and appreciate their little quirks. I've cared for dogs with blindness, deafness, and diabetes, inclusive of insulin injections. I'm safe with animals, but encourage plenty of fun time and some down time too. I have a 6 year old dog (Rhodesian Ridgeback and Hound mix) that loves just about anything breathing! I also live just a few miles from Dulles airport, if you're traveling and need an easy drop off/pick up location. Your fur baby is family, in my household, and yours.

Walking along the trail behind my house is solace for me and your pet. I also have a backyard for inbetween bio-breaks. I have a house full of toys and my dog has no problem with sharing. He is a Rhodesian Ridgeback mix rescue, that I adopted when he was 12 weeks old. He attended training classes and socialized at an early age. If there are particular activities your dog enjoys, Im open to that too. Im a cuddler, but if your pet isn't a fan of cuddles, we can find something that he/she is a fan of. I like to send periodic pics and/or videos to you while your dog is visiting or Im visiting him/her.

I would like to meet your dog before any in-home or client sitting. We will discuss your dog's behavior under a variety of circumstances and his/her likes and dislikes. I'll tell you what you can expect in terms of what his/her day will look like and how we will close the day for the evening. I don't have any breed preferences, but I will only consider unneutered males under 1 year or on a case by case basis. Because I have a dog, it is important that our pets get along and everyone in the house understands that I am the Alpha :-). If it dosent appear that we have the right fit, we don't have to move forward, as we want it to be a fun and safe stay for everyone. My dog, Frankie, is easy going, silly, energetic, shares his toys and treats, and is happy to have other furry friends around. He even thinks cats are cool. At our Meet and Greet, you can expect him to be very excited and playful if your dog is willing, but he can also sense if your dog is shy or not willing to open up initially and he will act accordingly and not push it. He is pretty chilled through most of the day, sleeping or cuddling, but enjoys play time too.
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Can administer oral medicine
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Separation anxiety
  • Leash Pulling

Dawn N.

$35/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • 1 day notice required for bookings
  • Responds within 30 minutes
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated December 2, 2016

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At Dawn's Home
$35 /night
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/night
  • Dogs may be unsupervised for 1 - 2 hours/day
  • 5+ potty breaks/day
  • 2 walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At Dawn's Home
$24 /day
  • Watches up to 2 dogs/day
Dog Walking
$18 /half-hour
$28 /hour
  • Willing to travel 8 miles
Home Visits
$22 /visit
  • Willing to travel 7 miles
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$10 each way
  • Willing to travel 5 miles
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