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Home full time, insured & 4 acres.Maryville, TN

Hi, I’m Viviana and my husband Brian and I are looking forward to caring for your loved one in our fenced 4 acres pet-friendly home. Taking care of dogs is truly one of the most rewarding aspects of my life, In addition to having a degree in Public Relations and currently studying International Relations, I also love to work with pups that need a little extra love and care to thrive in my fenced spacious home. We work from home, so our schedule is quite flexible to provide not only a secure environment but one that incorporates fun, exercise and relaxation.

I started pet sitting almost 15 years ago and joined Rover 4 years ago. At that time I had with me an amazing Great Pyrenes “Toby” and a Rottweiler “Alpha”, unfortunately, both passed away due to cancer and old age, last year. Rover helped me find the perfect job in my life while allowing me to provide a safe and loving space for furry friends from Knoxville, Maryville and Sevierville, and those visiting town ( I have several clients from other states visiting The Smoky Mountains National Park every year).

Over the years, I’ve developed a sixth sense when it comes to interacting with dogs in particular. I have what it takes to be the perfect sitter: Patience, compassion, creativity, assertive animal communication and lots of love. Animals are my passion, I have been fostering and owning animals all my life, saving the lives of stray dogs, cats, turtles, bunnies and everything in between (including my husband, Brian).

I take training very seriously, that's why I enjoyed being part of the canine good citizen course for both my dogs and provided continuous training through their life. I'm athletic and healthy, I love hiking and camping; if your dog needs exercise, I will provide a very good work out, in a clean and non-smoking environment.

My job is to fill your pup’s stay with fun, happiness, and tons of love, my 4 acres fenced yard house is a puppy paradise with lots of trees, green grass, a big natural pond, and other pups to play with! There is so much fun to go around, for puppies that love socializing with new friends.

I am a lifelong dog owner with more than a decade of professional experience as a sitter, and I’m always happy to welcome well behaved pups! You can expect personalized service for your pooch, and that they’ll have absolutely everything they need to thrive. When spending time with your fur baby we want to keep you in on the fun, so expect to receive lots of daily photos and videos of us enjoying our time together. I understand how difficult it can be to leave your pup with someone new, so I will be sure to stay in consistent contact. Dogs will enjoy all the one-on-one attention I can provide, catering to their specific needs and wants.

When I am not pet sitting I enjoy hiking, cooking, and discovering Knoxville and surrounding areas. We are a family that enjoys the outdoors, watching movies, quiet enjoyment, and reading.

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Easy Pet CareKnoxville, TN

I have worked in veterinary clinics in the past, volunteered at a wildlife shelter, and raised a wide range of pets. I take care of critters as if they are one of my kids! I have served in the United States Marine Corps and held several clearances, so being trustworthy and reliable are very important to me. Communication while caring for your pet is also a priority, so you can stay worry free! I send frequent pictures and updates and welcome clients to call in and check on their pets. I have 1.6 acres that I am working on getting partially fenced in. One day, I hope to have the whole area for the dogs to run! I can also offer plant watering, mail collection, litter box cleaning, and other duties. Please let me know if I can be of assistance!

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Work from home lotsa❤️ Shady trailsKnoxville, TN

I grew up on a farm;ranch caring for multiple dogs, dozens of cats seeking warm barns in the Minnesota winters and all sorts of other creatures, great and small. As a child, I thought I'd like to be a veterinarian, but it was clear I didn't have the stomach for all things medical. Sincestarting to provide pet services in 2018, I have performed over 600 services through another popular contracting company, in addition to what you see on my Rover profile. The breeds have always been a fascination to me, and now are to many to name. I appreciate so many unique features in different dogs, breeds, and personalities> Stereotypes within breeds continue to be disproven. I major on demonstrative affection, specific to the dog's disposition, and have common sense from years of experience with pets. I take care of them like they're my own. I'm also keen to owner's specifications and desired handling, training. I'm physically strong, and will run with a dog if it can't be let loose, and needs the exercise. I'm working from home and would frame my schedule around your pet/s needs, rarely away from home more than two hours. My husband currently works at home, so pets are rarely alone or crated. If pets are not destructive alone at home for an hour or two, I prefer to give them the run of the space. Mytwo-fold goal is for both clients to feel totally at peace while their pet/s are in my care and for pets to feel loved and at home with me. I am unhappy with anything less. I have an 11yo, gentle, daughter. We feel privileged to host your loves in our home as our guest/s. I get attached, but sending them back home is made easier hoping to see them "next time." I truly give them my best ❤️

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Former Vet Tech/Home full time/FencKnoxville, TN

I am available most of the time and I would love to care for your animals! I use to work as a Veterinary Technician for about ten years. I have worked with dogs, cats, and most exotics too! If you need to board cats or exotics, I have a separate room for them away from all dogs. Some of my skills include that I can administer medications and injections. I can also offer dog baths for a $15 fee added to your booking if you would prefer that. I also do pick up and drop off at your house for an additional $30 on your booking. Since I am home quite a bit, I can offer potty breaks at least every hour or two. So I am willing to help with potty training your pet (pets under a year old who are charged the puppy rate). When dropping off for boarding, I REQUIRE A KENNEL, FOOD, AND LEASH. This is for your dog's safety in the event that I have to leave for a short time, seperated feeding times, and also for sleeping at night. I separate all dogs at feeding times as a general precaution. Most dogs aren't food aggressive but you just never know when mixing personalities. I appreciate your help with keeping your dog safe. Your dog is treated like my dog in my house. My dogs are family so I take everyone's safety very seriously. I understand that some dogs need to adjust to a new environment and new dogs so I always prefer to have a meet and greet first to see if your dog will be comfortable with my family, dogs, and house. Please be honest with me if you know that your dog is aggressive in any way for any reason. I am more than happy to try to make them feel comfortable any way I can but I need to know things like that upfront. I ONLY DO BOARDING DROP OFFS AND PICK UPS AT 8:00am and 8:00pm. I ONLY DO MEET AND GREETS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 5:00-7:00PM ON WEEKDAYS. If the boarding hours don't work for you then we can always extend the stay to the night before for drop off or the morning after for pick up. Even last minute extensions are welcome as long as I don't have other obligations. I understand that things come up and I'll be as flexible as I can to do what you need. But this time frame helps me be ready for you and for others to pick up and drop off when they need to. It also cuts down on the amount of time my boarders are crated during the day as I do that every time I have a drop off or pick up so that I can safely introduce each dog one on one to ensure that everyone gets along. It's just another safety precaution that I take. I can't wait to meet your pets! Thanks again for choosing me and trusting me to be a part of your pet's life! I look forward to meeting you both!

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Loving Home with Fenced Backyard!Knoxville, TN

We understand that being away from your pet can be stressful and that it is of the upmost importance that you are able to find someone you can watch to trust your babies while you are away!

We treat every pet that comes through our door like they are our very own. We only accept one dog for boarding (exceptions are made if the dogs are from the same family) at a time so we can ensure your best friend is getting all the attention they deserve! I am a graduate student at UT, so I have a lot of flexibility in my day, allowing me to be home with the pups for a majority of the day! Our pup Cheza is very sweet and plays the perfect host to our doggie guests :) We are training her in nosework and strongly believe in positive reinforcement for dogs. We give out lots of treats, so please let us know if dietary restrictions or allergies are present!

We welcome all types of dogs, without restrictions based on breed or weight. We lost our dog a few years ago to a congenital neurological disease and because of this, we are very comfortable with special needs dogs, including giving medicines (injected or oral), dogs with restricted activity, and dogs in wheelchairs/mobility devices.

We will make sure you stay updated on your pet's vacation with us by sending tons of pictures and updates! We are available around the clock for any questions you may have during their stay and we are flexible with drop off and pick up, so you won't have to pay extra for daycare rates :)

Your pup will enjoy playing in our huge fenced in backyard with our pup! In addition, we typically take our doggie guests on daily walks so they can take in some fresh smells! We do not take dogs "off-property," unless specifically cleared with the pet parents. We are also available to pick up and drop off your pooch, if that is more convenient with your schedule.

Please feel free to reach out with any questions! We look forward to meeting you and your pup soon! :D

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I work from home :)Knoxville, TN

Hi there! Just a little PSA about my gang :) . My pups are a little older and enjoy peaceful, quiet times. Keeping my "pack" at ease and stress-free is my 1st priority so that everypawty has a great time! So at this time I am unable to accept the following:

................Pit Bulls

................Doberman Pincher

................Tree Walker Coonhounds

................any aggressive breed

................any hyper/high energy breeds.

................any pup UNDER 2 years old

................any pup who is NOT spayed/neutered (NO EXCEPTIONS)

................any pup who is NOT 100% housebroken

Thanks for your understanding!

A little about me:

I absolutely love dogs! I have had furbabies in my life since I was a child. I wouldn't know what to do if I didn't have a pup or 2 under foot at all times Lol! I myself, have had at least 2 pups (at the same time) over half of my life. I train my own pups, they are low-key and get along with all of my guest pups. I do not have kids, my furbabies ARE my kids and I will treat your pup as part of my pack for the duration of his/her stay! *Lots of hugs and kisses are provided! :)

**----->>> If you are a 1st time Rover user, ask me how you can save $20 off of your 1st booking with me! :)

Meet & Greets are preferred to ensure that your furbaby will enjoy being a part of our pack for the duration of his/her stay.

About drop-off and pick-up times:

-->>Afternoon/evening drop-offs and morning pick-ups are preferred.<<--

If you are booking an overnight stay with me and your pick-up time is going to be past 6pm, please book an extra night's stay before your trip to ensure smooth stress-free transitions. If for any reason your trip is postponed and you won't be able to pick your furbaby up before 6pm but still would like to pick them up on the original "end day of stay" evening (after 6pm), please let me know so that I can add a "daycare" fee of $20. I know things can happen, so I'm asking that you be considerate of my time too! :)

P.S. Before booking with me, please advise if your pet has any issues (anxiety, digging in the yard, escape artist, bolts out of an open door etc.)!! Being informed allows me to provide special care/attention to your fur-baby so that everyone has a great & positive Vacay with us.

Whew! I know that was a lot to read so if you read it all... thanks for hanging in there and THANK YOU for considering me for your furbaby's sitter! :)

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Love dogs and WalkingKnoxville, TN

I have owned and sat for dogs for many years. I enjoy outdoor activities like walking and hiking, and I include my dog. He is very calm and well-behaved and gets along well with other dogs. I will make sure your dog is comfortable and cared for and will try to give him or her a little fun each day. He will be allowed to roam in the house day and night unless you prefer him to be in his kennel at certain times. Sometimes I hike and camp on weekends, and your dog could go along if you are comfortable with that. I have a small camper and my dog loves to camp and hike. Often there are several dogs on the hikes we attend.

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Flexible job partly from homeKnoxville, TN

My husband and I work together to care for your fur babies because our pets are our fur babies, too. We have a beagle boxer mix and a wire haired dachshund and they are always with us. We also have a very independent black cat named Izabel. We provide lots of love and cuddles and plenty of time to run around outside in our fenced yard. Our jobs allow us a lot of flexibility so it's easy for us to either work from home or make trips home during the day to take care of your pup. We also love to get out for dog walks and drop in visits! I have two daughters, who are 13 and 15, who also love dogs. We look forward to meeting your furry family members!

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The only love money can buy,Cedar Bluff, Knoxville, TN

THE ONLY LOVE MONEY CAN BUY, IS YOUR PET AND THEIR SAFETY. MY HOME IS CLEAN AND SAFE AND I WILL LOVE YOUR PET AS MY OWN. I HAVE A LARGE FENCED YARD AND A SUPER MUT MOLLY WHO LOVES EVERYONE, CATS AND DOGS ALIKE. We have wood floors and no place is excluded including the bedrooms.The cats are in my husbands man cave and not in the house.

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Family Fun for Four Legged Friends!Maryville, TN

I have been a dog owner all my life. I have worked in an adoption center, participated in foster / adopt transportations, and have fostered. I have never been able to leave my furry friend with a boarding service for fear that something would happen or he would get lonely. So I understand how important it is to leave your pet with someone you trust to take care of him/her until you return. Your pet will be part of our family. I've never been restrictive to my pets so yours will be allowed as much freedom as you would like him/her to have.

When we leave the house, I will never leave your pets mixed with other pets. I'm happy to crate your dog if that's what they are used to or they will be given their own room while we're away. I will never leave your dog mixed unsupervised with my dog or other dogs I'm watching. Everyone's safety is my first priority.

I do have two small children, a six-year-old and a three-year-old. Both are used to being around dogs, but for the safety of all involved, I require a meet and greet to make sure everyone gets along.

My children are starting to get active in out of the home activities. My previous clients have been used to me being home a majority of the time, and while most days this still holds true, I wanted to share this change in schedule. I'm happy to work with you while I can for drop-offs and pickups, but there might be times when my schedule is not going to allow me to be as flexible.

I always provide my cell so you can get in contact with me at any time. I also provide pictures/videos via text. I'm working on doing better to show them on Rover. You can also check out my YouTube channel of my guests and our crazy family here: https://bit.ly/2JLnCZ4

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See what owners are saying about dog boarding in Knoxville

Knoxville dog boarders were rated 5 out of 5 stars from 2,700+ reviews
Madelyne
(70)

Andy's review on Jun 15, 2019

We have just started using Madelyne but are extremely pleased with her care and concern for her customer’s pets and making sure to address the specific needs of our dog.

Stephanie
(45)

Leila's review on Sep 17, 2019

Stephanie is great to work with! She communicates updates, providing pictures or videos of the pet she is caring for. She has been very flexible with pick up and drop off times. We appreciate her!

Renee
(85)

Julia's review on Jan 03, 2020

Renee was so great for my Greyhound, Teddy. She sent photos everyday of him playing with the other dogs. He came back happy and healthy!

Alicia
(125)

Efrain's review on Feb 03, 2020

Cookie loves staying at Alicia’s. He is always having fun with other dogs and I love the way she always keeps me updated. Definitely recommend her and will use again because she lives so close to my house!!!

Jessica
(137)

Claudia's review on Mar 01, 2020

My dog is extremely anxious and a bit high maintenance. Jessica did a great job with her. She kept me updated which was very helpful. I highly recommend her!!

Tabatha
(60)

Stephanie's review on Mar 07, 2020

Love using tabatha. This is our first time using a pet sitter and I was nervous until she left me with updates on the 1st day there and pics and I'm totally at ease. She had so much fun in her huge yard!

Thanks so much and I will definitely use you every time!

Raven
(55)

Liz's review on Mar 16, 2020

Raven was a wonderful doggie host. Buster had a great time there and was happy relaxed and healthy when I picked him up. They even let him sleep on the bed 😊 thanks Raven! Looking forward to next time.

Jenny
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Caitlyn's review on Mar 21, 2020

Our kitties were well taken care of by Jenny and her husband. Can’t thank them enough!!

Madelyne
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Andy's review on Jun 15, 2019

We have just started using Madelyne but are extremely pleased with her care and concern for her customer’s pets and making sure to address the specific needs of our dog.

Renee
(85)

Julia's review on Jan 03, 2020

Renee was so great for my Greyhound, Teddy. She sent photos everyday of him playing with the other dogs. He came back happy and healthy!

Jessica
(137)

Claudia's review on Mar 01, 2020

My dog is extremely anxious and a bit high maintenance. Jessica did a great job with her. She kept me updated which was very helpful. I highly recommend her!!

Raven
(55)

Liz's review on Mar 16, 2020

Raven was a wonderful doggie host. Buster had a great time there and was happy relaxed and healthy when I picked him up. They even let him sleep on the bed 😊 thanks Raven! Looking forward to next time.

Stephanie
(45)

Leila's review on Sep 17, 2019

Stephanie is great to work with! She communicates updates, providing pictures or videos of the pet she is caring for. She has been very flexible with pick up and drop off times. We appreciate her!

Alicia
(125)

Efrain's review on Feb 03, 2020

Cookie loves staying at Alicia’s. He is always having fun with other dogs and I love the way she always keeps me updated. Definitely recommend her and will use again because she lives so close to my house!!!

Tabatha
(60)

Stephanie's review on Mar 07, 2020

Love using tabatha. This is our first time using a pet sitter and I was nervous until she left me with updates on the 1st day there and pics and I'm totally at ease. She had so much fun in her huge yard!

Thanks so much and I will definitely use you every time!

Jenny
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Caitlyn's review on Mar 21, 2020

Our kitties were well taken care of by Jenny and her husband. Can’t thank them enough!!

Madelyne
(70)

Andy's review on Jun 15, 2019

We have just started using Madelyne but are extremely pleased with her care and concern for her customer’s pets and making sure to address the specific needs of our dog.

Jessica
(137)

Claudia's review on Mar 01, 2020

My dog is extremely anxious and a bit high maintenance. Jessica did a great job with her. She kept me updated which was very helpful. I highly recommend her!!

Stephanie
(45)

Leila's review on Sep 17, 2019

Stephanie is great to work with! She communicates updates, providing pictures or videos of the pet she is caring for. She has been very flexible with pick up and drop off times. We appreciate her!

Tabatha
(60)

Stephanie's review on Mar 07, 2020

Love using tabatha. This is our first time using a pet sitter and I was nervous until she left me with updates on the 1st day there and pics and I'm totally at ease. She had so much fun in her huge yard!

Thanks so much and I will definitely use you every time!

Renee
(85)

Julia's review on Jan 03, 2020

Renee was so great for my Greyhound, Teddy. She sent photos everyday of him playing with the other dogs. He came back happy and healthy!

Raven
(55)

Liz's review on Mar 16, 2020

Raven was a wonderful doggie host. Buster had a great time there and was happy relaxed and healthy when I picked him up. They even let him sleep on the bed 😊 thanks Raven! Looking forward to next time.

Alicia
(125)

Efrain's review on Feb 03, 2020

Cookie loves staying at Alicia’s. He is always having fun with other dogs and I love the way she always keeps me updated. Definitely recommend her and will use again because she lives so close to my house!!!

Jenny
(71)

Caitlyn's review on Mar 21, 2020

Our kitties were well taken care of by Jenny and her husband. Can’t thank them enough!!

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