Bruce D.

Response Rate: 66%
Response Time: Within a few hours


House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

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

Traveling Preferences



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repeat clients
8 Reviews

Brianna H.
Brianna H.
Aug 29, 2018

I adopted my Great Dane Mastiff mix, Lena, almost two years ago. I adopted her without knowing that she severe anxiety and fear aggression. She brief snarled and tried to bite anything or anyone who would go near her. She quickly atttached to me, a rather small 23 year old woman, whom could not handle her massive strength. I didn’t know why to do as I couldn’t handle her but I knew if I took ...

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Marianne K.
Marianne K.
Mar 27, 2018
Verified Stay

Our daughter’s dog was a rescue and it has taken a year but she has gone from lunging at other dogs and anxiety to playing happily at a dog park without her muzzle on. Bruce is the only trainer/walker/dog sitter we used. He always spends more than the required time with her and I told him he did not charge enough. He said he gets paid back with dog love. :-)

What can I say? Lena has me wrapped.... Thank you for the kind words. Clients like you and Brianna make ...
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Marianne K.
Marianne K.
Mar 23, 2018
Verified Stay

Thank you - you are a life saver!

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About Bruce

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

I Speak Doggish

I'm Bruce, and I run Groovy Dogs Pet Care / Trust-Based Training here in Gulfport Florida. I'm a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) who does dog walking and pet sitting as an additional service. In the past I worked as a veterinary technician and managed a doggy daycare. I'm a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, Pet Sitters Associates, the Pet Professional Guild, as well as the ASPCA and HSUS. I'm new to ...

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

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