Dog Boarding in Gainesville

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I need work!! Walking daily!!!!!!Centreville, VA

I cannot express how grateful I am for you allowing me to care for your pets! My husband, Brian and I are both reliable and take great pride in owning our own business.

We are still in Centreville and looking for property in the “country”.....we will keep you posted if we find a new property with land. With this new property, we want to be able to still have the home away from home feel and offer more for you so you will want to have your dogs stay with us. Open, spaces to run and play...Dog baths, pick up and drop offs, longer dog walks off the beaten path—trails and safe zones. Always on leash unless on our fenced in property. And offer open spaces for sleep—trying to get away from crating dogs at night, but still trying to figure out how to make sure safety is #1 priority. We ultimately want a home away from home experience.

Please help us stay alive until then, we are so worried that we will lose our clients and have to start over completely.

We are hoping to be in new place by June 2021, Then you better believe I will be back to fostering pups, boarding and dog daycare! I cannot wait to be back in business at my new location. Please tell your friends and family about us, we are always open to discuss anything you have questions about or any worries you may have. Also, what a pleasure it will be to have you come visit and see our new place. I imagine we need a King size bed for all the dogs...they all like to sleep in our bed. ❤️

Sending much love to you and your family. YOU all have made me successful. ❤️

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Pro Dog & Puppy Daycare & BoardingBristow, VA

I have two full time daycare openings available!!

Pickup & Drop Off Hours: 7AM - 7PM

I am Rachel, I grew up having dogs in my home since I was born. I started dog sitting 6 years ago. I would love to have the opportunity to help care for your pet. We do not have any dogs of our own so we love the company a visit brings. We live in a single family home in Bristow, VA with a large fenced in back yard for playtime.

I do have two human children. They both love to play with the dogs and feed and water them. My husband also is a big help with the dogs and loves to go for nice long walks with them in the evenings before bed. I can handle multiple dogs at a time even if they are not from the same family. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.

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Doggie's Dream Vacation Location!Fairfax, VA

Hello - my name is Serena and I am blessed to have the best job in the whole wide world! I get to spend my days and evenings being surrounded by dogs and spending nearly every waking hour when its above freezing with them in my large fully fenced in garden which is set on twenty acres of woodland. Our house is open plan with doggie doors providing 24-7 access to the back garden with water bowls, tennis balls and toys to be found in nearly every corner! Throughout the summer your doggies get to swim every day if they want to and they are always fully chaperoned at all times!

I pride myself on treating your dog like my own when they are staying with me and they are loved and played with and cuddled just as much as they want! Like I said - I truly believe I have the best job in the world! Be they young, old, frail or full of energy - we love them all and do our absolute best to make sure they get all the love, attention and fun in the world when they are staying with us!

I have been surrounded by dogs my whole life whilst I grew up in England and then emigrated to the USA in the mid 1990's and I feel I have a great understanding of how they think. I always offer a complimentary "visit" for a few hours to familiarize both the parents and the dog with their upcoming vacation home - the comfort of both you and your dog is my primary objective in all cases.

My other passions in life include rescuing English Springer Spaniels in association with MAESSR and my whole family take such pride and joy in rehabilitating a lost soul and sending them out to their forever families healthy, happy and ready to live their life filled with happiness, cuddles and tennis balls!

Feel free to come around and meet my husband Eddy and I along with our three teenage children - we would love to meet you too!

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I'll treat your dog as my ownCENTREVILLE, VA

Dogs have been a part of my life since an early age. I have a lot of experience with them. During the years, I've learned how to take care of them very well. I always make sure to keep them comfortable, by well-feeding them, and keeping them in a healthy and clean environment. Some examples of how I take care of dogs; I love to brush their hear to keep it free of tangles. I take them for potty breaks every 2 hours. I also like to train dogs for basic commands. And to have fun with them, I play with them, and I let them swim when the weather is warm enough.

In a nut-shell, I do whatever is possible to make dogs happy.

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Dedicated Rover Sitter Since 2013Fairfax, VA

I've been a sitter for Rover since 2013, having serviced over 250 stays. I live in a terrace level apartment with my dog Moxie and cat Vader. I adopted Moxie from the Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation. Moxie is an 8/yo female hound mix who is neutered, sociable and playful with her peers. Vader is new to our family, adopted from the Fairfax County Animal Shelter in 2020. He is 14 years old with stage 3 kidney disease and doesn't mind respectful dog pals.

I offer boarding services to care for your dog while you travel. When staying with me your dog will be walked 3-4 times a day, they'll have lots of toys to play with and plenty of cozy places to sleep (including furniture). I am flexible for dogs requiring specific eating schedules, diets, allergies, medicine routines and/or crate training. You'll stay informed of how your dog is doing with pictures, videos and updates during their stay. Pickup and drop off times are flexible, so please ask!

Outside of my home I offer drop-in services for dogs, cats and other household pets around my flexible work schedule. These visits include walks or yard time, feeding, dispensing medicine, litter box cleaning, cleaning any pet-messes made in house and bringing in mail/packages. While a walk can be included in my visits, I do not offer dedicated dog-walking services so for long-term walking needs please check out the many reliable dog walkers here on Rover.

Thanks for your consideration, I look forward to caring for your pets while you're away.

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Dog party!Fairfax, VA

Hey guys! My name is Al and I live around Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, VA. I have had dogs all my life and have lots of experience taking care of them. I ran a cage free boarding facility for almost 10 years on our family's farmland in fairfax, and bring that experience and expertise to caring for your dog in my own home.

We live in a townhouse surrounded by nice open areas and walking paths, so we spend lots of time outside. Me and my girlfriend both work from home, so I am able to be home almost all the time to make sure the dogs have constant supervision. They have free roam inside the house, and we have no problem with them sleeping or hanging out on the couches. In addition I can be very flexible in terms of pick up an drop off. Occasionally we like to walk/drive ( depending on the weather) the dogs over to our family's property, that has 2 acres of fenced land, and let the dogs have a blast running around.

Both of our dogs grew up at our boarding facility and are very accustomed to all kinds of dogs. They both love the company, and making new friends to play with. We look forward to meeting you and your pup soon!

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DOG LOVER OF ALL SIZES AND BREEDSSouth Riding, VA

***UPDATES***

See below for policy updates.

In order for me to meet the needs of you and your pup, and provide the best possible care, please read entire profile before contacting me.

I am a stay at home dog lover. Whether you are away on week long vacation, or just going to be gone for the day, I will always be here. I have a great respect for our furry friends and strive to make their lives as pleasant as possible. I will enforce any training you may be working on, but am also totally fine with letting your pal sleep all day or dig in my yard.

- CPR/First Aid Certified

- All breeds and sizes are welcome

- Proof of up-to-date vaccinations required

- Non-spayed or neutered dogs will not be accepted (females over 6 months, males over 12 months)

- Must be crate and house trained

- Dogs are not allowed on furniture or bed

- Dogs with separation anxiety or any kind of aggression cannot be accommodated

***UPDATES***

*Business hours are Sunday-Saturday 9am-7pm.

*Drop-off and pickup times available by appointment only during business hours.

*No drop-off or pickup available on Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas day.

*Meet & greet required for all new clients.

*Meet & greet hours are Monday-Friday 10am-7pm by appointment only.

*Nightly boarding rates are per 24 hours. Ex. if drop-off is 9am, booking is good until 9am day of pickup. Any additional hours may incur daycare fees. Please feel free to contact me and I can provide you with a custom quote.

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My house is their vacation home.Manassas, VA

Your doggies are my Angels, God send to me.

I'd love to take care of your dogs and make sure they are happy, clean and healthy. I have a clean corner lot single house with a big yard fenced ,very clean, flat with green grass no bushes, no dust , provide safe , clean , healthy environment for our doggies to play . I understand how hard for us to find the right dog sitter. You will be happy and comfortable to let your baby stay with us. Our house just three adults, me, my husband George, my daughter Mandy and our little Yoshi 9 years old ,he is very friendly ,gentle and the cutest Bichon shi tzu He is a small dog, 14 lbs, and all of us are dog lovers.

Why I love dog sitting:

All my life grow up with doggies ,our my family get together we have 10 doggies .We are dog lovers and all our doggies we adopted them from Animal rescue and stray dog.I care very much about all my Angels clients ,make sure they are always be happy,healthy and in warm love from us. We treat them like our own dogs.

Meet my pets

Yoshi is 9 years old Bichon Shitzu very friendly , gentle , well behavior and sweet boy.

About my yard

We have a level ,flat lot on about a 1/3 acre. The backyard is fenced ,very clean and safe good size for all doggies to play.

My experience administering medication

Yes, please provide detailed instructions.

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Custom care tailored to YOUR needs!Centreville, VA

ABOUT ME

I am a young professional who grew up in the Northern Virginia area before going to school at Old Dominion University where I earned a Bachelor in Professional Writing & Document Design, a Bachelor in Public Relations & Corporate Communication, and a Masters in Public Administration.

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ABOUT MY SERVICES

I do charge by day as opposed to night as well as additional fees for busy holidays (Memorial Day, Labor Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, etc) but drop offs between 8pm and midnight are always free as I highly prefer them so that I can be around when new dogs are introduced to one another, so that I don't risk being late to work, so that I can lounge around in my PJs a little longer on the weekends, and factors of that nature. (While I am flexible and there is a range for you to choose from, please do be respectful of my time and inform me of any delays in arrival as soon as possible. Thank you in advance!)

Rover provides your quote from a sitter's base fee but does not account for all pay structures. While I do my best to stick to this quote as closely as possible, final quotes are subject to change based on factors such as drop off and pick up times. Please indicate the approximate time you plan to drop off and pick up and keep in mind that huge changes to those times are subject to additional fees.

WHAT TO BRING:

New to Rover? Here's all you need to bring when you drop your pup off with me...

1. INSTRUCTIONS - Detailed written instructions - Being that I see so many pups in and out of my home, I rely heavily on notes to keep one pup apart from the next. Assume I remember nothing, even if you book regularly. There's no such thing as too much detail!

2. FOOD - Food should be divided into individual portioned baggies for each meal - labeled where necessary.

3. LEASH - If your pup needs a harness, gentle leader, or choke collar, please include those as well.

4. MEDICATIONS - I have experience administering all sorts of medication from pills and eye drops to shots, and creams. All you need to do is make sure you have detailed instructions in your notes.

5. BONES - If your dog needs bones to avoid household items from being destroyed, please include this in your overnight bag.

WHAT NOT TO BRING:

It is highly preferred that the following items be left at home...

1. PET BEDS - Unless your pup absolutely needs it, beds may be left at home. Otherwise, they should be brought at your own risk as inevitably, beds are the first thing other dogs tinkle on, rip up, or get territorial over. I have pet beds for your pup to use that are machine washable so it's not necessary to bring them.

2. FOOD BOWLS - I typically use my own bowls. This prevents bowls from being forgotten, broken, or returned dirty in the event I don't have time to wash before pick up.

3. TOYS - I have a whole box of toys at your pups disposal that seems to be forever growing as toys get lost under furniture and left behind. I'd hate to send your pup home without returning their beloved toys.

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ABOUT MY EXPERIENCE

I am an animal LOVER, as I'm sure most of us on here are! Having a fur baby of my own - who is my WORLD - I know what it's like to want to make sure your pup is being taken care of while you're away.

An experienced animal owner and caretaker of nearly 20 years, I am the constant, responsible, reliable sitter you've been looking for. Whatever your or your pet's needs are, I will accommodate them. I even have some helpful tools of the trade including calming and tracking collars, plenty of extra toys, dog beds, and bowls so that you don't have to worry about bringing anything but food and your pup! I take my job very seriously and have only ever had to make an emergency cancellation ONCE in my entire 10-year history of sitting - and even then made alternate arrangements with a friend on their behalf.

I have volunteered with several local rescues and adopted my own pup from the SPCA. Gromit is a very sweet-natured dog who gets along with everyone (but is typically pretty shy and EVERY ONCE in a while the old man in him comes out and he'll give a little growl if he feels bombarded). Friends often fight for who gets to take care of him when I go out of town! He is always up to date on all shots and preventative care.

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ABOUT MY HOME

I live in a very pet-friendly, quiet neighborhood. There's not a lot of traffic on my street so walks are always a pleasant experience even for the timidest of pups! I have a doggy door that goes out to the back yard so if your dog jumps or digs under fences, this may not be the best fit as I leave the door open 24/7 for their convenience and will not always know when they've gone outside.

I created this video walkthrough at an old residence I used to live in so it's not my current place and some of the furnishings have changed (i.e. I now have a couch instead of futons for example) so a lot has changed. But you may be interested in watching it anyway to get an idea of where your pup would be staying! :)

http://youtu.be/nGOio0empy4

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Home Full Time w/ Large Fenced YardManassas, VA

Big fenced yard, big house, and big fun!!

I have a single family home on one acre of land. If your dog loves to play in the water, then I have the perfect spot for them because my back yard is on the river called Bull Run and we have a great beach area where my dog loves to swim and chase sticks in the water.

I am a young retired professional looking to do what I love to do - care for your pets! I am an experienced and dependable pet care provider and a life long pet owner that believes that pets need good nutrition, exercise, vet care, and affection in order to live a long and happy life. Plus, a good bath always helps too.

I am CPR / First Aid certified and I can provide dog walking, overnight pet sitting in your home or mine, rides to the vet or groomer, administer medicine / shots, garden or lawn care, and the run the errands that you would like to have the time to do. These are a few of the services that past clients have relied on me to accomplish. I have cared for all types of animals during my life and second career, and I know that when I am on vacation or at work, the last thing that I want to worry about is the well being of my pets and my home, so we will ensure that you need not worry at all. I have excellent references and look forward to caring for the ones that you love.

About this sitter:

I have found my passion and life's calling after having a "real job" as a government consultant and I am so grateful for it. I am very experienced with providing overnight care in clients' homes, especially where multiple pets in a loving home are concerned. All of my past clients have doted on their pets, and I am happy to provide that level of quality care in your absence. I have excellent references and look forward to speaking to you about your pet's and home's needs.

I am CPR & First Aid certified with many years of experience walking, training, and having play time with the pets in my care and in my own home. I currently have 1 dog and 4 cats and it is a joy each day to interact with them and share a loving home.

Why I love dog sitting

Dogs, and pets in general, have been a big part of my family since I was born. As an adult, as well as when I was a child in my parents' home, we have always had dogs, cats, reptiles, and birds filling our home with fun and activity.

Meet my pets

We have 3 wonderful and very tolerant cats who have successfully shared our home dozens of times with animals large and small. I have a 5 bedroom home with plenty of sleeping / quiet spaces and plenty of places to play.

About my yard

We have more than 1 acre, with a fenced back yard and have Bull Run running through the back perimeter with Bull Run Regional Park next door to us.

My experience administering medication

Yes. I have many years of experience with pills, liquids and shots. I have been the caretaker for pets that needed aquatic therapy, and medications for the treatment of cancer, heart conditions, and seizures.

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Elmer
(104)

Liz's review on mai 19, 2019

We really like this dog sitter! Our older doggie really gets some good attention. He is very accommodating!

Zohal
(131)

Nilesh's review on sept. 14, 2019

Zohal absolutely rocked....Rocky had a very good time with Zohal...will definitely use her services and recommend her for your dogs...

Kelly
(133)

Tammy's review on oct. 08, 2019

Kelly is great - she was incredibly thorough during our initial meeting. We've been there a few times now and have really enjoyed taking Barkimedes for doggie day care. She has a great time, even though she's a little shy. Kelly has been great with her!

Jane
(112)

Casey's review on déc. 02, 2019

Jane has watched our cocker spaniel several times and she is fantastic. By far our favorite pet sitter we have used in Rover. Could not recommend her more!!

Paola
(128)

Danielle's review on janv. 03, 2020

Our dogs love her. We love her! Always sends lots of photos to let us know how our pups are doing. And her kids are so sweet with our dogs!

Alana
(146)

Stephen's review on janv. 07, 2020

Amazing home! Alana’s setup is great for a dog that wants some variety in setting and some dog friends.

10/10 would use again. I loved the photos of my dog. I’m biased though :)

Amanda Dao
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Indu's review on janv. 09, 2020

This was our first time leaving Leo with Amanda during the holidays. She really took very good care of him Amanda regularly sent pics and kept us posted on how Leo was doing. I recommend Amanda for her caring and loving service.

Meredith
(181)

Angela's review on févr. 17, 2020

Meredith has done a great job checking in on my cat! I look forward to seeing all the pictures she takes. She’s been helpful for last minute bookings. Even fed my fish when I didn’t ask her to. She’s wonderful!

Elmer
(104)

Liz's review on mai 19, 2019

We really like this dog sitter! Our older doggie really gets some good attention. He is very accommodating!

Kelly
(133)

Tammy's review on oct. 08, 2019

Kelly is great - she was incredibly thorough during our initial meeting. We've been there a few times now and have really enjoyed taking Barkimedes for doggie day care. She has a great time, even though she's a little shy. Kelly has been great with her!

Paola
(128)

Danielle's review on janv. 03, 2020

Our dogs love her. We love her! Always sends lots of photos to let us know how our pups are doing. And her kids are so sweet with our dogs!

Amanda Dao
(149)

Indu's review on janv. 09, 2020

This was our first time leaving Leo with Amanda during the holidays. She really took very good care of him Amanda regularly sent pics and kept us posted on how Leo was doing. I recommend Amanda for her caring and loving service.

Zohal
(131)

Nilesh's review on sept. 14, 2019

Zohal absolutely rocked....Rocky had a very good time with Zohal...will definitely use her services and recommend her for your dogs...

Jane
(112)

Casey's review on déc. 02, 2019

Jane has watched our cocker spaniel several times and she is fantastic. By far our favorite pet sitter we have used in Rover. Could not recommend her more!!

Alana
(146)

Stephen's review on janv. 07, 2020

Amazing home! Alana’s setup is great for a dog that wants some variety in setting and some dog friends.

10/10 would use again. I loved the photos of my dog. I’m biased though :)

Meredith
(181)

Angela's review on févr. 17, 2020

Meredith has done a great job checking in on my cat! I look forward to seeing all the pictures she takes. She’s been helpful for last minute bookings. Even fed my fish when I didn’t ask her to. She’s wonderful!

Elmer
(104)

Liz's review on mai 19, 2019

We really like this dog sitter! Our older doggie really gets some good attention. He is very accommodating!

Paola
(128)

Danielle's review on janv. 03, 2020

Our dogs love her. We love her! Always sends lots of photos to let us know how our pups are doing. And her kids are so sweet with our dogs!

Zohal
(131)

Nilesh's review on sept. 14, 2019

Zohal absolutely rocked....Rocky had a very good time with Zohal...will definitely use her services and recommend her for your dogs...

Alana
(146)

Stephen's review on janv. 07, 2020

Amazing home! Alana’s setup is great for a dog that wants some variety in setting and some dog friends.

10/10 would use again. I loved the photos of my dog. I’m biased though :)

Kelly
(133)

Tammy's review on oct. 08, 2019

Kelly is great - she was incredibly thorough during our initial meeting. We've been there a few times now and have really enjoyed taking Barkimedes for doggie day care. She has a great time, even though she's a little shy. Kelly has been great with her!

Amanda Dao
(149)

Indu's review on janv. 09, 2020

This was our first time leaving Leo with Amanda during the holidays. She really took very good care of him Amanda regularly sent pics and kept us posted on how Leo was doing. I recommend Amanda for her caring and loving service.

Jane
(112)

Casey's review on déc. 02, 2019

Jane has watched our cocker spaniel several times and she is fantastic. By far our favorite pet sitter we have used in Rover. Could not recommend her more!!

Meredith
(181)

Angela's review on févr. 17, 2020

Meredith has done a great job checking in on my cat! I look forward to seeing all the pictures she takes. She’s been helpful for last minute bookings. Even fed my fish when I didn’t ask her to. She’s wonderful!

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