Dog Boarding

$32
in the sitter's home
per night
Response Rate
100%
Response Time
A few minutes

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs
Additional Preferences
  • No Females in Heat

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Ellen can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

1
repeat client
25 Reviews

Dawn W.
Dawn W.
Sep 2, 2018
Verified Stay

We are so lucky to have found Ellen. She really loves and cares for all animals. We received daily pictures and videos of our pups during our 2 week trip abroad. She treats them like her own with plenty of love and cuddles. We will be using her when ever we go away.

Ellen G.
Thank you. I totally enjoyed your boys. My beds and sofas are empty without Auggie.
Ellen G.
Jie J.
Jie J.
Aug 1, 2018
Verified Stay

I was on vacation for 3 days, always got a picture or video of Louie, it make me so not concerned about my boy. Ellen is very warmhearted person, she take care my boy very well, thanks you Ellen.

Ellen G.
Thanks Jie. I loved looking after Louie and I hope you use me again for your sweet boy.
Ellen G.
Dustin S.
Dustin S.
Jul 25, 2018
Verified Stay

Ellen looked after my bestie as if she was her own. She’s also very knowledgeable of dog training techniques. My wife and I loved seeing the many photos she sent of our girl, and always reached out when she had questions. I would recommend her to all. Thanks again, Nalu’s Dad.

Ellen G.
Nalu is an angel. I love how she grabs a toy (or my underwear) in the morning and entices me ...
Ellen G.

About Ellen

20
years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

A home, not a business.

I am not a boarding "business" but a home, and that's what I offer your pup. I only board one dog at a time, unless you have two dogs. Like my Lab Lucy, your pup will have run of my house.

Stray cats, pregnant cats, stray dogs...I was the child who always had lost or stray animals (and once a horse!) "follow" me home. Since I was a little girl I had "a way ...

What Ellen would like to know about your dog

I want to know how best to make puppy comfortable, especially if she or he is worried about being in strange places. If puppy likes laying on furniture or on my bed, that's fine.

Has puppy ever been mistreated before coming to you? Is he head shy? Fearful of strangers, or bicycles? Leash reactive?

Favorite games? Tug, catch, fetch? Does puppy like to be crated?

Is there anything puppy does not like? Some dogs are sensitive to having their hind quarters touched, or guard food, or guard toys?

Any fears or separation anxiety?

Does your dog need frequent potty breaks? Or a special diet?

Does puppy chase cats? I have a very relaxed, tolerant cat that is fine around dogs., and I also have the room to separate the, if needed.

Medications? Special needs? Allergies? I need to know what to do to keep puppy healthy while with me.

I have no breed preferences, but I cannot have continuously barking dogs. My neighbors would not like it. Alarm barking (when someone is at the door or outside) is fine and encouraged!

Pup must be fully, 100% housetrained. I take my dog out at least every 4-5 hours, and often keep her outside with me when I am gardening or working outside. Some older dogs need a mid-night potty break: Just let me know!

Cost of $32/ day is based on a 24 hour period, from time of drop off to pick up. "Later" pick up (3+ hours after the 24 hour "day") will be @$2/hour.

NOTE: For a very small charge I will happily transport your pupster from your home to mine and back again, if you need it. Going away is very hectic, and picking them up and dropping them off can be a big help to you. Cost is $5 each way within 20 miles RT. More than 20 miles is $10 each way.

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

About Ellen's Home

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

Lucy

Labrador Retriever
12 years, 6 mo. old, 62 lbs.

Sid

Cat
12 years, 6 mo. old, 10 lbs.
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