Dog Boarding

$65
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$60
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$25
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

$45
in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

$25
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
90%
Response Time
A few minutes

Hosting Preferences

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

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Ben can host up to 3 dogs per night.
Ben can host up to 4 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
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Reviews

1
repeat client
4 Reviews

Eva S.
Eva S.
Sep 11, 2018
Verified Stay

Ben was great! He shared photos and communicated with me while we were away. I felt completely confident that our pup, Riley was well-taken care of. He seemed to really enjoy having Riley stay with him. I will definitely contact Ben when we go away again. Thank you! We really appreciate your kindness!

Ben D.
Ben D.
Will P.
Will P.
Aug 30, 2018

I hired Ben to take care of Charlie, our Jack Russell. I work for long hours at times and I just call Ben and he goes over and lets Charlie out on long walks. By the time I do make it home, Charlie is tired from his walks with Ben. I highly recommend Ben and will continue to have him walk Charlie. I think they have quite a bond now.

Ben D.
Ben D.
Ashley A.
Ashley A.
Aug 29, 2018

Ben has been someone I’ve known for a long time who has a love for animals like no other. He’s cared for my dogs when I’ve been out of town and animals of all kinds are naturally drawn to him. In his free time he watches the animal channel, and plans on getting his own land with tons of animals to care for. My pets are drawn to him, and yours will ...

Ben D.
Ben D.

About Ben

30
years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

GMU Professor Who Loves Dogs

Summary:

My name is Ben and I'm a Marketing Professor at George Mason University that does this on the side for the love of dogs. When it comes to dogs and to my clients in general, I'm highly professional, experienced, and reliable. I guarantee that I'll provide the best service your dog could possibly have, meaning peace mind for you and a fun mini vacation for your dog(s). Boarding your dog is stressful time ...

What Ben would like to know about your dog

I love all dogs. Dogs that have bitten people are the only dogs I won’t take. Dogs can bite very hard! I’m an former athlete and can handle large dogs but had a mini poodle growing up (along with standards) and so know how to handle small dogs too.

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

About Ben's Home

Lives in an Apartment
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Does Not Have a Yard
Has No Dogs
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