Alicia S.

Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: A few minutes

Services

Dog Boarding

$35
in the sitter's home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$15
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

$15
30-minute walks
per walk
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs
Additional Preferences
  • Spayed and Neutered Dogs
  • No Females in Heat
  • Crate-Trained Dogs Only

Traveling Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Alicia can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Alicia's Photos

100%
of clients received photo updates
Alicia is using the Rover app to track activity and send Rover Cards

Reviews

30
repeat clients
61 Reviews

Jay C.
Jay C.
May 16, 2019
Verified Stay

Alicia is awesome!! She has taken excellent care of my cat Mallow multiple times. I always get anxious leaving him alone for extended periods because he’s a really needy cat, but Alicia always helps to alleviate my anxiety by sending lots of pictures and cute videos of him purring up a storm. She has also been kind enough to bring in packages and water a couple plants for me during my travels. You can ...

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Andrea D.
Andrea D.
Mar 17, 2019
Verified Stay

Alicia did a great job taking care of our cats. She was also very prompt in responding to messages and offered a free initial visit. We highly recommend Alicia to anyone with cats!

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Rachel R.
Rachel R.
Jan 8, 2019
Verified Stay

Alicia is an incredible pet sitter. I was worried about leaving my cat alone while I was on vacation, but Alicia alleviated my worries. She sent me lots of pictures and quickly responded whenever I had a question. Thank you Alicia!

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About Alicia

5
years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Caring for Animals is All I Do!

***Please note that afternoon drop in/walk requests through the week may be unable to be accommodated, as I have a part-time job with a variable schedule. I am available for new clients who need morning or evening drop ins/walks on any day!

If you are interested in using me for ANY holiday services, book as soon as possible! I tend to fill up fast.

I'm a true animal lover living in South Oakland ...

What Alicia would like to know about your dog

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING BEFORE CONTACTING ME!
***Meet and greets are free and highly recommended.
***My rates are non-negotiable.
***I can administer all types of medications.
***Appointments are FIRM.
***Leave care instructions I can access while you are away.

Boarded animals MUST:
***Be up to date on a flea preventive.
***Have manageable prey drives.
***Be able to be contained via crate or baby gates.
***Be comfortable sleeping away from me in the evenings.
***Be comfortable handling stairs or small enough to be carried.
***Be able to be left alone for 4-6 hour periods.

TWO NIGHT MINIMUM for all new boarding clients - 72 hour notice for bookings is much appreciated. I cannot accommodate requests with no overnight stay. I am unavailable for drop offs/pick ups occurring between 12am-6am.

BOARDING CHECKLIST:
DOGS: crate, food/medicine for the duration of the stay + extra, leash, collar/harness, ID tags
CATS: carrier, litter, litter box, litter scooper, food/medicine for the duration of the stay + extra
OTHER: ask me
Optional for any animal: bed, blankets, toys

I can provide:
food/water dishes, extra blankets, some toys, and poop bags if needed.
All of your pet's belongings will be returned to you in clean condition at the end of the stay.

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

About Alicia's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
Has Caged Pets
No Children Present
Has an Unfenced Yard
Has Cats
Has No Dogs

When Alicia watches your pet

I am an early riser. Depending on your dog's preference, we go for a quick stroll around the block or a simple trip to the backyard. I follow the feeding routine your dog is used to. I leave the house for a few hours (3-4) to go to work/class, but typically return in the early/mid afternoon for a longer walk/exercise break. Afternoons are usually spent at home; and are peaceful and relaxing. As evening falls we usually go out for another walk; with the length depending on the dog's needs. When we return it is usually play/meal time, which helps the dogs to wind down before bed.

Boarded animals get their own individual space in my very quiet living room and kitchen, set up with everything they need to feel comfortable. I spend most of my time at home in the living room, where boarded pets are welcome to join me, but they should be comfortable sleeping away from me in the evenings. I have many extra supplies I keep on hand for all my boarding guests: including toys, treats (owner approved of course), beds, blankets, and some crates, so I'm well prepared to handle anything your pet might need.

In Alicia's Home

Dogs Not Allowed On Bed
Takes Only 1 Client at a Time
Dogs Allowed On Furniture
Potty Breaks Every 2-4 Hours

Alicia's Service Area

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.