Dog Boarding

$35
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$35
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$20
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

$25
in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

$20
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
90%
Response Time
Around an hour

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs
Additional Preferences
  • No Females in Heat

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Carla can host up to 3 dogs per night.
Carla can host up to 3 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

20
repeat clients
63 Reviews

Sheri H.
Sheri H.
Oct 11, 2018
Verified Stay

Carla you are the BEST!! Thank you!! I could tell Grace was so relaxed when I got home!!

Carla H.
Carla H.
Miah L.
Miah L.
Oct 2, 2018
Verified Stay

Exceptional! Our experiences with Rover sitters have generally been very good, but Carla is by far the best dog sitter we've ever used. She gave detailed, newsy, thoughtful (and funny!) updates with lots of photos. She followed our instructions and suggestions. She was accommodating and flexible even though we changed both the drop-off time and the pick-up time. We generally have at least a little anxiety any time we are away from our dog, but ...

Carla H.
Carla H.
David D.
David D.
Sep 26, 2018
Verified Stay

Carla was an absolute delight to work with. She sent us regular updates about how our dog was doing and even took videos of her so we could see she was having a good time. She clearly loves animal and we wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone who wants to know their dog is in good hands.

Carla H.
Carla H.

About Carla

20
years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Work-From-Home Outdoorsy Dog Lover

I am an adventurous, outdoorsy person who loves nature and adores animals of all kinds. I have lots of experience with both small and large breed dogs and not intimidated handling larger / stronger dogs that like to pull on the lead. I pup sat through Rover when I lived in Atlanta and now that I work from home in Alexandria, I truly miss the rotating cast of dog characters that came through our home. They're ...

What Carla would like to know about your dog

I take dogs of all breeds, shapes, sizes, and characters. The only thing I ask is that you please don't book a dog who is knowingly destructive to property or aggressive towards people he / she doesn't know.

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

About Carla's Home

Lives in an Apartment
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has an Unfenced Yard
Has No Dogs

When Carla watches your pet

We will explore all natural spaces of Alexandria - parks, Mount Vernon Trail, waterfront, cemeteries, and enclosed dog parks (only if that is your preference).

In Carla's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Takes Only 1 Client at a Time
Dogs Allowed On Furniture
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours

Carla's Service Area

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.