Gillian is great with our little firecracker! Upon our meet and greet I could tell that Gillian would be great with our dog - right away he warmed up to her. He is usually very cautious with strangers. When I come home after a long day away, Filou acts like himself, which isn't always the case with other sitters. Thank you Gillian for being the firm friend that Filou needs!
So kind and patient with my special needs baby and my usually skittish youngest warmed up to her immediately.
Gillian was great! She seems to handle our precocious, sometimes over-excited little guy well. I came home to my dog as he is in his usual state, which isn't often the case when he spends time with other sitters. Thank you!
Vet student, gentle dog handler!
In addition to my experience handling and caring for animals in a veterinary setting, I also have an educational background in animal behavior and experience working as a dog walker/daycare assistant in NYC. Of course, I also have experience taking care of my own pets. I am more than happy to accommodate pets with special needs and understand that each animal is unique and requires personalized care. I have cared for animals of all ...
What Gillian would like to know about your dog
I would like to know a brief history of your time with the dog as well as any known medical or behavioral issues, diet, what the dog's normal behavior is like, favorite toys or activities, how the dog reacts around strangers and other dogs, and if the dog has any known triggers for anxiety or fearfulness