Bonnie is awesome. She went above and beyond to keep my dog calm while I was away for several days. She asked many questions about my dog's behavior and preferences when she came for the meet-n-greet and kept me posted on what was going on in my absence. My dog has very bad separation anxiety and Bonnie was very sensitive to that. I felt secure giving Bonnie access to my house and it was nice ...
Bonnie was so wonderful! Fantastic communication, sensitive to my dogs every need, conscientious in every aspect of managing my old house for 16 days. I came home from my trip and my needy, elderly doberman was content and unstressed. I couldn't have asked for a better caretaking situation for my dog and home.
I really like that Bonnie took time (two separate meet-n-greets) to get to know my dog River before committing to taking her overnight. River is new to me, and she has some behavioral issues that might turn some sitters away, such as pulling when on the leash and being very guarded when meeting new people. It was apparent that Bonnie had experience dealing with these behaviors and agreed to take her. I was glad River ...
Gentle, firm & throws trees for fun
I have always had a love for animals, but it was not until 18 years ago that I began to understand the difference between simply liking dogs and having a dog become part of your life. Buddy, a lab/husky mix that we adopted when he and our first child were both 10 months old, was a patient teacher for me and a gentle companion for all four of my children. Although we lost Buddy ...