My House is like a camp for dogs. I have three very dog friendly dogs as well as 2 cats who are professionals at dog handling. I work at the Vet School(but am not a vet) and have owned dogs for more than 30 years. I have been dog sitting for years for my friends. I have a half acre fenced-in yard, tons of toys and bones and lots of dog beds.
I am comfortable with large dogs and love puppies but must limit small dogs to at least 15 lbs-more for their safety(underfoot with large dogs can be frightening) than any thing else.
Your dog should be current on Rabies vaccines, Heartworm preventative and Flea and Tick preventatives. I prefer the dogs be spayed or neutered. Mine are.
Your dog should be know to not be destructive if free in the house or come with a crate. I have an extra crate that can be used if needed. House training is a must.
Dogs should also be cat-friendly or at least tolerant.
Call me and let's set up a doggy meet!!
How long have you been a dog lover? Tell us about your history with dogs.
Have had dogs for more than 30 years. Lots of experience with large dogs.
What would you like to know about a dog before sitting him or her? Do you have any breed preferences?
Needs to get along with other dogs and with cats. They should be spayed or neutered.
Do you have reliable transportation in the event of an emergency?
Yes, own an SUV.
Are you comfortable administering medication?
How much time do you plan on spending with my dog each day?
at least several hours
If you have a backyard, please describe it.
Yes-have a large(about 1/2 acre) fenced in yard
Where will my dog sleep?
I have lots of dog beds -if the dog prefers a crate, it is okay to bring their crate to my house.
Where will you take my dog on walks? Tell me about it.
Walks in my neighborhood as well as lots of ball throwing in the back yard