Dog Boarding

$35
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$40
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
80%
Response Time
Around an hour

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs
Additional Preferences
  • Spayed and Neutered Dogs
  • No Females in Heat
  • Crate-Trained Dogs Only

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Derek can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Derek can host up to 2 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

2
repeat clients
11 Reviews

Shawna F.
Shawna F.
Aug 6, 2018
Verified Stay

Derek & Laura were wonderful! Very sweet with the puppy dogs. They arrived right on time, took fun pictures and let me know how my pups seemed to be doing that day. I would use them again for sure!

Derek D.
Derek D.
Linda M.
Linda M.
Jul 15, 2018
Verified Stay

Thank you Derek for taking care of our guys on such short notice. They came home happy and tired.

Derek D.
Derek D.
Sylvia R.
Sylvia R.
Mar 26, 2018
Verified Stay

My two Golden Retrievers loved their daily walks with Derek! He went out of his way to make sure that they received great care and he kept me informed through the Rover app about all of their activities. My dogs have already requested that Derek be their walker next time!

Derek D.
Derek D.

About Derek

9
years of experience
  • Verified Enhanced Background Check

Respectful, honest, and fun-loving

I have a bachelors degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Florida and my wife is a nurse. We both love animals and would share the care of your furry friend.

I (Derek) worked as an Animal Care Technician in a veterinary hospital for a year. In that year, I cared for any and all animals ranging from pigs to parrots. I have also worked with breeders and groomers. I have done a wide ...

What Derek would like to know about your dog

Does the dog have any special needs or medications?
I have no breed preferences.

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

About Derek's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has an Unfenced Yard
Has 1 Dog, No Other Pets
Derek's Pets

Ginger

Golden Retriever
4 years, 6 mo. old, 60 lbs.
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