Barbara B.

Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Under 12 hours

Services

House Sitting

Away
in your home

Drop-In Visits

Away
30-minute check-ins

Dog Walking

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

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
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Reviews

2 Reviews
Kellie P.
Kellie P.
Mar 16, 2017

Barbara has stayed at our house and watched our dog Clover several times while we've been away. She's amazing! I trust her implicitly - when we come home, Clover is always happy and relaxed, even after us being gone for a week. Barbara keeps Clover's normal routine of walking and ball playing in the yard, and just takes great care of her. At Thanksgiving, Barbara even bought Clover a stuffed turkey toy, and it's still ...

Barbara B.
Kelle H.
Kelle H.
Mar 13, 2017

We recently used Barbara to house sit for us while my husband and I were away on vacation. We have three cats and one small dog, who tends to be rather anxious and will often refuse to eat especially while we are away. Barbara checked in with me multiples times daily, letting me know how our herd was doing. She did great with our anxious dog, walked him daily, gave him his medication twice a ...

Barbara B.

About Barbara

7
years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Devoted dog mom

I love dogs. I grew up with dogs, cats, and even ferrets! I worked at an animal hospital throughout high school and college, and then a few years at a dog daycare before starting my career in social justice communications. My dogs are my kids and I understand how nerve-wracking it can be to leave them with a stranger. I take my dog sitting duties very seriously and love being able to provide a level ...

What Barbara would like to know about your dog

I am experienced with high anxiety or fearful dogs, but I do like to know about any behavioral quirks before working with a new dog. I also love to learn about their habits and their training so I can ensure I keep up with your training regimen while you're gone!

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
First Aid/CPR
Special Needs Dog Experience
Injected Medication Administration
Senior Dog Experience
Can provide daily exercise

When Barbara watches your pet

I'm happy to take a walk through your neighborhood for regular walks. If dog sitting, I love heading to Lincoln Park or Seahurst for your dog to enjoy the sights and smells of the bay.

Barbara's Service Area

Barbara's Neighborhood
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