Desiree R.

Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: A few minutes

Services

Dog Boarding

$32
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$50
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$17
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

$20
30-minute walks
per walk
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

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
Desiree can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

24
repeat clients
51 Reviews

LaDaisha H.
LaDaisha H.
Dec 14, 2018

Desiree is very hard-working and responsible. She is one of those people that can literally do anything. When she decides that she is committed to something, she will literally move mountains to get it done. There is no doubt in my mind that Desiree would be a great dog sitter. I have seen her take care of both her children and her dog, and I am certain that she is loving, attentive, and responsible. There ...

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Sophia Y.
Sophia Y.
Oct 11, 2018
Verified Stay

Olivia did a great job with our dog! I know Luna had an awesome time, even though this was her first time being boarded. Olivia made sure to text me and send pictures of Luna each day. It really helped ease our minds about Luna. I would recommend her to other people. :)

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Michael A.
Michael A.
Sep 3, 2018
Verified Stay

Desiree did a great job with our dog. She sent photos of him and kept us informed of how he was doing.

Great job Desiree!

Desiree R.
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About Desiree

6
years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • PetsitUSA Member
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Heath and Happiness you can TRUST!

We strive to provide health and happiness for your furry family member!
We are a mother daughter team! Between the two of us, we have over 5 years of experience caring for pets on Ft. Meade and Texas. We specialize in large and giant dog care as we have a large and giant breed dog. We enjoy spending our time with pets and their people. I accompany my 14 year old daughter every home we ...

What Desiree would like to know about your dog

Because we own a Mastiff, we would like to have our doggy friends to be at least 50 pounds. It is NOT because he is aggressive, he just doesn't know his own size! His paws are as big as my hand. :-) He is very mild mannered and loves when we have new doggy friends. The more worried guest is the owner and the little dog if they have not been around large dogs. Mastiffs are the "gentle giants". However, we have had a few guests who were 5 - 15 pounds and they did very well. We do not have any breed preferences.

Our 4 year old is high energy as any 4 year old boy can be (if not worse). He loves to play with the dogs and feels like there are not enough dogs in the house if we don't have a guest. Due to his energy and love for dogs, we ask that your doggy is good with children.

It is preferred that your dog is crate trained so that when we leave, your dog has a safe, personal and comfortable spot. However please do not bring a crate if they do not find their crate to be a safe space or buy one just so they can stay with us. That causes undo stress on a doggy and could result in a negative experience.

We do know that accidents happen but we request house trained guests if possible. Please let us know during the "meet and greet" if your doggy has any issues. Please let us know your brand of dog food just in case they run out of food or you request an extended stay and there is not enough food. If you have a doggy with some anxiety issues, let us know. We do make accommodations for them upon notification of the anxiety. You will hear from us often so any needs and/or behaviors we find "out of the ordinary" we will contact you and ask if the behavior is normal and what your preference is when dealing with the behavior. Typically, we will call (if you're available), the owner's voice can be soothing and help your doggy through stress.

Most importantly, we need to know if your dog is an "ESCAPE ARTIST." We need very clear instructions on how to handle your dog if someone is at the door, when the dog is outside and when we take trips to the dog park. Doggies are very intelligent. They can find their way out of kennels, climb/jump fences, find weaknesses in you fences, dig holes, and anything else you can think of in a matter of minutes. We do have baby gates, however we know dogs can jump those also especially if they are motivated for one reason or another. Many dogs who are homesick will look for any opportunity they can to escape and find you.

Please ask as many questions of us as you'd like. We are always available and do our best to ensure that your doogy's stay is safe, happy and healthy!

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
First Aid/CPR
Special Needs Dog Experience
Injected Medication Administration
Senior Dog Experience
Can provide daily exercise

About Desiree's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
Has 3 Dogs
Has a Fenced Yard
Has Cats
Children 0-5 Years Old
Desiree's Pets

KC

American Mastiff
11 years, 3 mo. old, 155 lbs.

Caramel

Rough Collie
5 years, 8 mo. old, 55 lbs.

Xi - Meow Meow

Bullmastiff
3 years, 5 mo. old, 20 lbs.

When Desiree watches your pet

We have an awesome pond in our area we walk around. There are ducks, geese, other dogs, lots of kids and adults. We make visits to the dog park and sometimes we make trips to Petsmart! We have a four year old that plays (while attended) with our doggy guests and he usually keeps them quite entertained! A few of our repeats have been out to the farm with us when we are caring for the horses. They are always leashed and can only go with owners permission.

We do not walk doggies during the summer if it is greater than 90 degrees. Summer weather can be very dangerous for your dog. Injuries can include burning of the pads on their feet and heat stroke.
During the winter, if it is less than 40 degrees outside without parents consent for safety reasons. Further, They will have shortened stays outside due to possible stress, injury, illness, etc. from the cold. We want your doggy to return happy and healthy with a super positive experience.

In Desiree's Home

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

Desiree's Neighborhood

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