Colleen housesat and stayed with our dog for nine nights recently. We would highly recommend her based on our experience. Colleen was prompt responding to our inquiry and immediately suggested setting up a meet-and-greet. She also suggested another briefing before staying at our house. Our dog is on medication and under a vet's care and Colleen's previous vet tech experience was comforting. She has a lot of experience with pets. We felt comfortable having Colleen ...
Colleen followed our instructions really well, and arrived on time for her drop-in visits. She sent pictures of her visit, which helped put my mind at ease, and I felt like she was really comfortable taking care of our dog. She was also mindful of the fact that we have a cat who is adjusting to the dog.
Due to a health emergency we needed assistance with our Bichon Ellie right away. Colleen was at the ready. In addition, sometimes we needed to adjust the times she came to visit Ellie. Her willingness to be flexible was so helpful during this time. Ellie is a senior dog, and Colleen gave her excellent care. We couldn't be more pleased.
Caring former vet tech assistant
I grew up with dogs and cats as family. I worked as a veterinary technician assistant and I've been a private petsitter since I was 16 years old. I have extensive experience with elderly animals as well as animals with chronic and acute illnesses. I understand the importance of giving medication like insulin on time and I know what it's like to love and care for a pet with special needs. I currently live in ...
What Colleen would like to know about your dog
Please let me know what your dog needs from my time with them and I'll make sure that their needs are met. Tell me about your dog's personality and their preferences so I can keep them as relaxed and happy as possible. For example, if they are afraid of thunderstorms, let me know so I can anticipate their anxiety. If they always snuggle with you at a certain time, tell me about that so I can help keep their routine stable.