Alan S.

Washington Heights, NYC


House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
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repeat clients
5 Reviews

Lindsay O.
Lindsay O.
May 21, 2017
Verified Stay

Alan is reliable and an excellent communicator. My pup loves going on walks with him!

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Shaquoya W.
Shaquoya W.
May 11, 2017
Verified Stay

Alan was a great host. I know my dog can be very feisty and active but he exhibited patience with him. I appreciate him and hope he will be able to keep Beckham again.

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Michelle J.
Michelle J.
Apr 19, 2017
Verified Stay

I boarded my dog with Alan for two weeks and throughout the entire time he complained about her behavior during walks. At first I was happy to share a few pointers and be transparent about her triggers. However as time went on, his complaints didn't waiver. He also questioned my dog's training history and reached out to DogVacay for help. I have a pit mix who is a rescue and requires attention and a firm ...

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About Alan

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Farm-raised Southern Gentleman

When I was growing up in Virginia, I was surrounded by pets - dogs, cats, fish, horses, sheep - and it was expected that I do my share and take care of them. Raised by a Veterinarian and a Marine Biologist, I was instilled with a love for animals, participating in feeding, playing, grooming, and monitoring their body language and health. Additionally, I have access to a wealth of information and experience that informs my ...

What Alan would like to know about your dog

Some good information to have:
Is your dog known to bite or be aggressive?
Do they get along with strangers' dogs?
Any health problems that restrict activity or movement?
Any behavior restrictions/training they must observe regularly?

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
Can provide daily exercise
Senior Dog Experience

When Alan watches your pet

I love finding places for the dogs to move around in the cramped city! Finding some nature in the parks for games of fetch or just to explore are a welcome change of pace.

Alan's Service Area

Alan's Neighborhood
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