Garry & Barbara C.

Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: A few minutes


House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

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

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
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repeat client
3 Reviews

Rachel W.
Rachel W.
Nov 21, 2016
Verified Stay

Barbara did a fantastic job with our three small dogs. She communicated with me the whole time about what my pups were up to, and followed all instructions to a T. She was respectful to our home, and most importantly, caring to our dogs. Our dogs were happy to see us when we got home, but seemed stress free and not at all bothered by our absence. I think the love and respect she showed ...

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Sandra C.
Sandra C.
Sep 13, 2016

Barbara has grown up with dogs from the day she was born. Barbara and her family consider our dogs as family members. She has great concern for the well-being of her own dogs and she would be the same with anyone's dog. Barbara is a trustworthy, caring, loving person and I highly recommend her. In fact, her doctoral thesis involved the training of dogs. She is a dog lover.

Garry & Barbara C.
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Garry S.
Garry S.
Sep 13, 2016

Barbara is not only an amazing dog mom but a pet lover all around! She is perfect with dogs and is the most attentive and caring person I know!

Garry & Barbara C.
Garry & Barbara C.

About Garry & Barbara

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

Dog Loving Professor

My family rescued dogs for my entire childhood, sparking my love for dogs. I ended up studying dog-training programs in prisons for my PhD! As part of this project and raising my own dogs, I have studied small animal husbandry and dog-training skills. I currently volunteer with Paws Up, a local animal therapy organization. I have experience training dogs to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizen test and have studied animal behavior. I believe in ...

What Garry & Barbara would like to know about your dog

I would like to know your dog's likes and dislikes, particulalry and fears your dog might have.

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

When Garry & Barbara watches your pet

I will walk your dogs in your preferred locations. I am happy to take your dogs to local parks and wildlife reserves.

Garry & Barbara's Service Area

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