Response Rate: 80%
Response Time: Under an hour


Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Hosting Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
Derek can host up to 3 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
11 Reviews

Mollie L.
Mollie L.
Oct 7, 2018
Verified Stay

Derek is awesome! He took great care of our puppy Louie and sent picture updates each day we were away. It made our trip easier knowing that Louie was having a good time.

Derek R.
Derek R.
Mikayla D.
Mikayla D.
Sep 11, 2018
Verified Stay

Lucy spent another wonderful weekend with Derek, Ashley (who is also a Rover Sitter), and Frank. I received frequent updates on Lucy, and it was evident she was in the best of care. I am confident there is no better Rover Team than Derek and Ashley, as both are very kind, trusting, and dedicated to taking the best care of your dog. I will continue to look to both Derek and Ashley for all future ...

Derek R.
Derek R.
Avery M.
Avery M.
Jul 17, 2018
Verified Stay

Ashley and Derek were awesome watching our big puppy! He came back completely EXHAUSTED from playing so hard which never happens!! If we have to have someone else watch our dog we will use them again!

Derek R.
Derek R.

About Derek

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

My dog was my best man

Hello! I'm Derek, a Texas transplant who has been blessed with the opportunity to live in OKC courtesy of the Air Force. In my spare time I enjoy exercising, reading, golfing, fishing, and of course pampering my 4 yr old corgi, Frank. Lately he has been requesting other friends to play with, hence why we are now on Rover! I grew up with dogs and have developed a special kinship with all ages and breeds ...

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

About Derek's Home

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


Pembroke Welsh Corgi
4 years, 8 mo. old, 25 lbs.

When Derek watches your pet

In Derek's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 2-4 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Derek's Neighborhood

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