Cathy LOVES dogs!! Not only does she love dogs, but she is innately tuned into them, notices personality traits and works with them and understands dogs on a level that I wish I had a fraction of.
I have known Cathy for 18 years and I can say, unequivocally, she is one of the most conscientious people I know. She will truly take care of your dog as if he or she were her own ...
Cathy is empathic and so attuned to the individual needs of each dog. I've known her for years as a dog-lover and pet-person and I recommend her with the highest praise. Recently she spent 9 days with a special needs, behaviorally=challenged dog that most people would have run from. Cathy made a friend in this dog and her presence was soothing to the pup. If you choose her as a pet sitter, she'll definitely ...
Longer walks: 45 minutes-1 hour!
I am very intuitive & observant, which allows me to understand & meet dogs' underlying needs & communicate well with them. I am calm & loving, as well as a naturally strong leader. My many years of teaching preschool students have honed a skill set that naturally lends itself to canine companions. My own dog, Buddy, was a rescue & had clearly been abused. Rehabilitating him was a tremendous learning experience. I like to say ...
What Cathy would like to know about your dog
Any triggers? (strong prey drive, protective/guard dog behavior, food or resource guarding/toy jealousy, etc.) Any history of aggression?