Dog Boarding

$50
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$45
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$25
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

$30
in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

$25
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
80%
Response Time
Within a few hours

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
13 Reviews

megan H.
megan H.
Sep 22, 2018
Verified Stay

Great communication and Stella had a great time! Cared for her as if she was his own. Will definitely use again!

Derek D.
Derek D.
Joshua C.
Joshua C.
Sep 22, 2018
Verified Stay

Derek and Laura were simply amazing! They stayed in my home and took such great care of both my 75 pound lab as well as my 30 pound border collie mix. They provided pictures and updates throughout the week. Both were extremely patient as I asked 1000 questions, which they answered.

They go above and beyond in so many ways, but to top it off, when I got home I found my place cleaner than ...

Derek D.
Derek D.
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.

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

When Derek watches your pet

We live close to the beach so we''ll enjoy walks near the ocean and in parks and neighborhoods. We also enjoy tug-of-war and playing fetch.

In Derek's Home

Dogs Not Allowed On Bed
Takes Only 1 Client at a Time
Dogs Allowed On Furniture
Potty Breaks Every 2-4 Hours

Derek's Neighborhood

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