Allie walked my dog Tess so many times I have lost count. Tess was a senior dog when I joined Rover and required a bit of extra attention and patience during her walks. Although Tess wasn't necessarily easy due to her frequent falls and slow pace, Allie joyfully accepted every walk request I sent her way. It was also important for me to have someone very experienced in dog behavior and care so that they ...
My pup is a super scaredy "cat" when she first meets new people but with Allie she warmed up so fast! Allie is always on time to walk my dog. One time I forgot to leave the key for her but she cared about my pup so much that she waited around for my landlord to unlock the door. She a great pup walker/sitter.
Allie was given a Golden Retriever puppy, Harry, when she was about 10 years old. At the time she and her mother and brother were living in a remote area without a lot of other kids to play with. Allie spent hours and hours caring for and training that dog. Not that Golden Retrievers are difficult to deal with but this dog was perhaps the best trained dog I have ever known. I saw him ...
Professional pupper walker/petter!
Grew up as the official family dog caretaker (we had several), and the very unofficial dog trainer. A few years back I was trained as a professional dog walker by a well-known behaviorist in New York City. I worked with dogs of all sizes, ages and temperaments and loved it. I have always been the go-to dogsitter for my friends because they know my experience/love for dogs and they know I'll say yes! I ...