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Providing Loving Care for DogsHudson, OH

Providing loving professional pet care!

About this sitter:

Hi,

My name is Jean, and my husband Russ and I are Professional Pet Care Providers and pet owners just like you. We have been married over 25 years, and have been caring for pets for all of that time. Over the years we have cared for dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, guinea pigs, reptiles and other exotic pets.

We know how difficult it can be to have to leave your pets in the care of others. That's why we started Pet Joy - pet sitters. Pets have always been a major part of both of our lives and an integral part of our family. We have a deep love and passion for animals and their health and wellness.

We care for ALL of our client's pets with the same responsibility, love and attention we give our own pets.

We are insured and bonded so that your home is safe and secure and well cared for just like your pets.

Jean & Russ

Why I love dog sitting

We have always had dogs our whole lives, and we both love them very much. We have both worked with dogs for the last 26 years of our marriage. We have taken many training and first aid classes as well as caring for so many dogs over the years.

About my yard

We have a large 2 acre back yard that is completely fenced in with a 5.5 foot fence. It is mostly grass with several large trees for shade.

We also have a small fenced in side yard for quick potty time.

My experience administering medication

Yes and we have experience medicating with pills, eye ointments, ear drops, and giving injections.

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Loving Care and Fenced In YardCANTON, OH

I have been around dogs since I was born. I am a huge dog lover and animal activist and have been sitting for dogs for about 10 years. I have also rescued and fostered dogs, in the past, for many years as well. I have experience with all dog ages and sizes. I can administer medicine and accommodate most requests.

During your dog's stay they will be treated like part of our family. They are welcome to lounge on the couch, run laps in the the back yard, and even lounge on the back porch! I am home throughout the day so I will be able to give your dog all the love and attention they need!

My husband and I have always had dogs growing up and now have 4 of our own, 3 of which were rescued from awful situations. My two girls absolutely love dogs and I am certain one of them, if not both, will be vets when they grow up! They love meeting new doggy friends and love helping take care of them while they are staying in our home.

While I do not have any breed or size preferences in dogs I watch, I can not watch a dog in heat, an aggressive dog, nor a dog that is not up to date on all vaccinations and current on flea and tick prevention.

My schedule is super flexible so I can accommodate most any day and time needed for care, even short notices. Please do not hesitate to ask any and all questions. Our dogs are more than a just a dog, they are family!

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Ultimate Pet StaycationKent, OH

Hi!

I have a fenced in yard with plenty of room for running and play. I have 4 dogs of my own, 2 Labradors and 1 Pug and an English Bulldog. Your dogs will always be loved and played with.

About this sitter:

Hi!

I'm a college student with a passion for animals. My house is very pet friendly! We treat our babies as if they really were babies! Your pet will enjoy their stay. Only requirement is that they get along with other animals. My dogs are updated on all their shots and neutered. They love to play with others!

Why I love dog sitting

I have owned dogs my entire life. Currently I have a fenced in yard with amply space to run and play! I know how much your dog can mean to you, as mine mean everything to me. If you are familiar with dog training, my idol is Cesar Milan and our dogs are raised on his philosophy when it comes to training. They are a bonded group and very friendly to other dogs. If your dog is shy, an afternoon with my pups will make them happy, confident, and tuckered out!

- This website should have a question that says-- Why choose me?

So I'm going to answer that for you.

I am a really outgoing person and my love of animals is apparent to anyone who meets me. My dogs are my life, and my life is scheduled around them. My schedule is varied so I am not gone more than 4 hours at a time during the day. On the weekends I am always home. My fiance and I serve in the military, so I believe in holding myself to the highest standard there is - Excellence. I LOVE technology and the ways it can help us communicate. I will send pictures, videos, and even offer you the chance to facetime/skype with your beloved dog(s). Call or text me anytime and I will always get back to you ASAP. I chose to be a rover sitter because I think our house, neighborhood, and attitude is right for it. My fiance and I genuinely LOVE dogs. We have a very large yard and it's fenced in, so no worries! We also love to take our dogs to local dog parks which can also be an option for you if you are comfortable with it, especially because the weather is FINALLY breaking! We do prefer to do a meet and greet before booking the stay, and I like to exchange more personal information face to face. So give us a shot, come let your dog have additional companions during their stay, and go home with a tired, happy dog!

I will also be uploading a video introduction soon so be sure to look for that.

Thanks!

Meet my pets

2 Labrador Retreivers

1 Pug

1 English Bulldog

About my yard

We have a 1/2 acre lot with a fenced in back yard. There is plenty of room for running, fetching, and playing.

My experience administering medication

Yes! Please just give me direct written instructions. We will also talk about this during our meet and greet.

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I’m a home away from homeStreetsboro, OH

I have been watching my friends and family dogs overnight while they go on vacation for a weekend or a weeks vacation for a couple of years now. I’m pretty flexible in my work schedule so I have time to walk dogs to get them out of the house for exercise and go to the bathroom, check up on dogs in their own homes as well while owners are away and have a home to share for those who would rather me keep a dog overnight for a day or as needed. I will love and care for your dog and treat them like family while the dog(s) are in my care overnight or just walking and playing with them during the day as requested.

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I Love Animals !!!Massillon, OH

Let your dog come and stay in my cozy home with a large fenced in yard and a very nice neighborhood.

I will give your dog plenty of love and attention. I will treat your dog as my own family. I have been an animal lover all my life and have fostered & rescued dogs and cats over the years.

I have no problem giving your dog medication if needed or any dietary needs.

I currently do not have a dog of my own. My last dog passed away in 2014. But I will get another dog someday.

I do have 1 cat, she is not a problem with dogs. She has her own area she can go to if the dogs bother her.

We love to go for walks here, weather permitting !!!

I also offer doggy daycare & Bath's

Sorry: I do not take dogs who use pee pads. I do not take dogs that are not house broken. I do not take Pit bulls.

COVID-19: Ever since the virus has hit I have not allowed anyone inside my house except your dog. I do practice social distancing. I can do meet & greets just fine. We can either meet in my backyard or in my garage. If you decide to book with me I have a table set up in my garage where you can put all your dogs things. After you leave I will wipe everything off that I can before bringing it into the house. If you have any questions, just ask !

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Tom 
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TLC Pet CareChapel Hill, Akron, OH

Hello

We are Allie and Tom. We have been with Rover (Doggy Vacay prior) for 4 years and have had numerous guests stay with us. We have had pets all our lives and love them. We live in Akron, in the Chapel Hill area and have two dogs of our own. We love to spoil them with attention and love. We have had pets all of our lives growing up and as adults.

We have a fenced in back yard that is kept locked. The dogs have free range of the house and the yard when they want to play outside, weather permitting. We promise to take care of your loved one as one of our own and make every effort to make them feel at home.

You can feel confident that your dog will receive the attention, love, safety and security they need, so you can have peace of mind.

We look forward to hearing from you and would love an opportunity to take care your loved one(s).

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Amy 
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Amy's Animal HouseStow, OH

Welcome to Amy’s Animal House. A fun and safe place for your dog to vacation while you are away.

I began dog sitting when I was home all day going to school online to earn my Bachelor of Accounting degree after losing my job to outsourcing. I have recently graduated and am now working full time. I work close enough to home that I’m able to go home for lunch to check on the dogs and let them out. If your dog is used to being alone for 4 to 5 hours at a time I would love to watch them while you are out of town.

Your dog will have free roam of my home. Unless you have specific sleeping instructions or bring a crate your dog may sleep wherever he/she chooses. Many of the dogs I watch sleep on the bed with me. Our daily routine is a morning walk around the neighborhood (weather permitting). At lunchtime the dogs can play outside for about ½ hour. When I get home from work we go for another walk around the neighborhood. And the rest of the evening your dog can spend as much time outside as they want.

I grew up with a dog and have been a dog owner for 14 of the last 17 years. Life is much better when shared with a dog. I look forward to meeting you and your dog and spoiling him or her while you are away.

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Laura Loves DogsUniontown/Green/Springfield Twnshp, OH

**Please know that if you want me to dog sit in your own home, I am fine with any size dog! Just for boarding in my own home size is usually limited to small or medium sized dogs. **Also, prices are "per dog," but I usually offer a discount for multiple dogs.

Hi! My name is Laura and I've been a dog and pet lover my whole life. I've owned and loved my own miniature Schnoodle for 14 years now (Sniffy), and grew up with dogs. I've done pet sitting and dog walking on and off on my own for the last 20 years, and was also a professional dog walker and pet sitter for a year in WI.

As a pastor's wife and homeschooling mother, I have a busy but flexible schedule, so will do my best to work with your timing and needs. My husband and children all love dogs and are very good with them as well, so if you choose to have me care for your dog(s) in my home, it will be well loved! Our own dog is friendly with other dogs, too, but has recently become blind and almost deaf... My husband will also be around most mornings, evenings and weekends to help care for your pet. We're within 3 minutes of a vet office, and within 10 minutes of a 24-hour emergency vet center.

Our backyard is large and shady, and long leashes are hooked into the ground for your dog to have virtually free roam but the safety of not being able to run off. I can also take your dog on a walk or play catch in our backyard! I am comfortable and experienced in administering many medications as well. You may bring your own dog bed or crate if your pet is used to that for sleeping or when we have to run out for a bit, or your dog can sleep wherever they'd like in the house, including on couches and on some beds.

I am also available to come to your house for pet visits, walks and for overnight stays! And if you have multiple pets that I am caring for at your home or more than one dog that you may need to stay here, there will probably be a discount for those additional pets.

Wherever you choose to have me care for your pet, know that it will be in good hands and will be cared for and loved as if it were my own!

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Care and Comfort - Hugs n Kisses!Medina, OH

Our goal is to have your pet NOT miss you!

Neither my husband nor I have ever lived a day in this life without at least having one - and more often than not surrounded by multiple dogs in our home. To date we have fostered 16 puppies for Save Ohio Strays (until becoming a foster failure when we adopted the last of our fosters.... hey, it happens!) - Currently we own and operate a miniature animal petting farm consisting of 3 mini horses, 2 mini donkeys, 2 dwarf Nigerian goats, 8 miniature pigs and 25 chickens! - We have two dogs in our home - a 10 year old Australian Shepherd and a 10 month old Maltese/Pomeranian. Due to our little one's size and age, we can only host smaller breeds at this time. We KNOW what animals need and we strive to give them comfort and care and promote their confidence in us as caretakers. I personally am a graduate of Akron University's Vet Assistant program and am currently enrolled in PennFoster's Vet Tech program

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Large Fenced Yard to Run & PlayHartville, OH

Hello! My name is Erika and I was raised with and have always owned dogs. A house is not a home without one and I understand how much your dog can mean to you, just as mine mean so much to me. Keeping your dog safe and happy is my highest priority.

About Me:

I truly LOVE dogs and love to play with and spoil them. I'm 30, married, and have 2 children, ages 4 and 11, who have been raised to love and respect the boundaries of dogs. I work part-time on night shift as an RN.

Because I work 2 nights/week, my schedule is pretty flexible and working night shift allows me to be home everyday. The nights I am at work, my husband is present so there is always someone home.

My Dogs:

I have a lively Chihuahua and a younger, well-behaved German shepherd. My dogs are kept up to date on their shots and flea/tick/heartworm preventative and my Chihuahua is neutered.

If you have a small dog and are concerned about him/her staying with a German shepherd, please do not hesitate to come meet Katana! Katana was raised from the day I brought her home to be calm and gentle with smaller dogs. She is very friendly and gets along with every dog she meets, big and small. She's very smart and she'll even completely leave a dog alone if I tell her to. Katana and I have completed puppy preschool and obedience classes and she's earned her AKC Advanced Canine Good Citizen and Novice Trick Dog titles.

I utilize positive-reinforcement to build and strengthen my relationship with my dogs. I enjoy learning about dog behavior and understand the importance that exercise, mental stimulation, and structured walks have in maintaining health and reducing boredom.

My dogs are all crate-trained and only my German shepherd is still crated when we are not home, just to ensure her safety. They are not left alone for more than 2-3 hours, if I have any errands to run during the day. When I'm home, the dogs are not crated, and they are free to relax on the couch or play inside or out in our fenced yard with a covered deck.

Why Choose Me?

I'm dependable, flexible, LOVE animals, and promise to treat your dog like my own. Your dog will never go without play, love, or snuggles. I live in a quiet neighborhood and have a large, fenced in yard that is perfect for running or playing a good game of fetch.

It is vital to me that your dog and you have a great experience, so feel free to call/text anytime and I will get back to you ASAP. I can send updates with pictures and videos whenever you'd like during your pet's stay. Your dog will be treated like family and you can enjoy your time away knowing he/she is well cared for and loved.

Before watching your dog for the first time, I'd like to arrange a Meet & Greet so you and your dog can get to know me and mine and feel free to come with any questions or information you'd like me to know about your dog.

Thanks!

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Amy
(58)

Victoria's review on Mar 25, 2019

Amy has been our dog sitter for a few years. Our nearly 12 year-old Lab absolutely loves taking a vacation at her house while we are away! We could not ask for a more conscientious and loving caregiver than Amy. As long as she is in business we will never use any other sitter!

Tom
(80)

Paul's review on Sep 25, 2019

Tom G. has been an excellent match for our 9 year old grand dog, Izzy. He is loving, attentive, and every day sent adorable pictures of her activities with her new friends and how relaxed and comfy she was while sleeping and enjoying her meal time! Thank you again, Tom ?S & P

Susan
(48)

Samantha's review on Oct 01, 2019

Susan is absolutely wonderful!! My dog was so well taken care of while we were away! He also fell asleep on the car ride home very tired dog for sure :) We will definitely use her in the future

Lily
(37)

Natalie's review on Nov 08, 2019

Lily is amazing with all dogs. You can really tell how much she cares about each pet that stays with her. I always know my dog will be safe and happy when staying with her and that gives me peace of mind while traveling.

Gail
(105)

Mike's review on Nov 13, 2019

Our dog had a great time during a week long stay. Good communications from Gail. No issues.

Melissa
(106)

Deb's review on Dec 09, 2019

Cooper is always excited to visit as soon as we pull in the drive! Melissa and Lois are the best!

Ash
(45)

Sara's review on Feb 18, 2020

Ash is great with our energetic pup. With daily walks she easily accommodates slight shifts in our schedule.

Kelly
(40)

Kim's review on Mar 03, 2020

Henry appeared happy and well cared for with Kelly and her family. He can be a handful at times, since he's still a puppy but everyone thrived!

Amy
(58)

Victoria's review on Mar 25, 2019

Amy has been our dog sitter for a few years. Our nearly 12 year-old Lab absolutely loves taking a vacation at her house while we are away! We could not ask for a more conscientious and loving caregiver than Amy. As long as she is in business we will never use any other sitter!

Susan
(48)

Samantha's review on Oct 01, 2019

Susan is absolutely wonderful!! My dog was so well taken care of while we were away! He also fell asleep on the car ride home very tired dog for sure :) We will definitely use her in the future

Gail
(105)

Mike's review on Nov 13, 2019

Our dog had a great time during a week long stay. Good communications from Gail. No issues.

Ash
(45)

Sara's review on Feb 18, 2020

Ash is great with our energetic pup. With daily walks she easily accommodates slight shifts in our schedule.

Tom
(80)

Paul's review on Sep 25, 2019

Tom G. has been an excellent match for our 9 year old grand dog, Izzy. He is loving, attentive, and every day sent adorable pictures of her activities with her new friends and how relaxed and comfy she was while sleeping and enjoying her meal time! Thank you again, Tom ?S & P

Lily
(37)

Natalie's review on Nov 08, 2019

Lily is amazing with all dogs. You can really tell how much she cares about each pet that stays with her. I always know my dog will be safe and happy when staying with her and that gives me peace of mind while traveling.

Melissa
(106)

Deb's review on Dec 09, 2019

Cooper is always excited to visit as soon as we pull in the drive! Melissa and Lois are the best!

Kelly
(40)

Kim's review on Mar 03, 2020

Henry appeared happy and well cared for with Kelly and her family. He can be a handful at times, since he's still a puppy but everyone thrived!

Amy
(58)

Victoria's review on Mar 25, 2019

Amy has been our dog sitter for a few years. Our nearly 12 year-old Lab absolutely loves taking a vacation at her house while we are away! We could not ask for a more conscientious and loving caregiver than Amy. As long as she is in business we will never use any other sitter!

Gail
(105)

Mike's review on Nov 13, 2019

Our dog had a great time during a week long stay. Good communications from Gail. No issues.

Tom
(80)

Paul's review on Sep 25, 2019

Tom G. has been an excellent match for our 9 year old grand dog, Izzy. He is loving, attentive, and every day sent adorable pictures of her activities with her new friends and how relaxed and comfy she was while sleeping and enjoying her meal time! Thank you again, Tom ?S & P

Melissa
(106)

Deb's review on Dec 09, 2019

Cooper is always excited to visit as soon as we pull in the drive! Melissa and Lois are the best!

Susan
(48)

Samantha's review on Oct 01, 2019

Susan is absolutely wonderful!! My dog was so well taken care of while we were away! He also fell asleep on the car ride home very tired dog for sure :) We will definitely use her in the future

Ash
(45)

Sara's review on Feb 18, 2020

Ash is great with our energetic pup. With daily walks she easily accommodates slight shifts in our schedule.

Lily
(37)

Natalie's review on Nov 08, 2019

Lily is amazing with all dogs. You can really tell how much she cares about each pet that stays with her. I always know my dog will be safe and happy when staying with her and that gives me peace of mind while traveling.

Kelly
(40)

Kim's review on Mar 03, 2020

Henry appeared happy and well cared for with Kelly and her family. He can be a handful at times, since he's still a puppy but everyone thrived!

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