Gretchen K.

Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Under an hour

Services

Dog Boarding

$25
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$28
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$15
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

$18
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

Traveling Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Gretchen can host 1 dog per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

8
repeat clients
18 Reviews

Chris A.
Chris A.
Jan 6, 2019
Verified Stay

Gretchen did an amazing job watching my 4 dogs - they can be quite a handful at times. Our youngest dog does not like new people in the house and it is hard to gain her trust. But Gretchen was very patient with her and went above and beyond to gain Sasha's friendship. All while keeping the other 3 content. Two dogs were on medication and between that and feeding and getting them all to do ...

Gretchen K.
Gretchen K.
Amber R.
Amber R.
Dec 17, 2018
Verified Stay

I don't know where to begin to sing Gretchen's praises! She went above and beyond in her care of my pups and even my house! My pups were clearly well loved and taken care with Gretchen and she was even as kind as to do dishes I had left in my sink. Her love and compassion for animals is obvious and reassuring to someone like me who thinks of their dogs as their children. I ...

Gretchen K.
Gretchen K.
Carol P.
Carol P.
Nov 12, 2018
Verified Stay

Gretchen was great! She took care of our two dogs on pretty short notice and even came to meet us beforehand. We will definitely book again next time we need a sitter! Thank you!

Gretchen K.
Gretchen K.

About Gretchen

13
years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check

I am also a dog groomer

I've been a dog groomer for 7 years, and I've also dog sat for neighbors pets when I was younger. Usually with drop ins I like to spend at least a half hour there, whether it's playing with the pets or even just giving them attention. When it comes to walks, I would prefer going to a nearby park if possible rather than walking along the road. If I need to drive to the closest ...

What Gretchen would like to know about your dog

All I ask is that I know a dogs temperament, anything about their past if they're a rescue, if there are certain foods they can't have, and how they are around other animals in case we come across another dog walker.

Additional Skills
First Aid/CPR
Can provide daily exercise

About Gretchen's Home

When Gretchen watches your pet

I usually like going to parks for walks; they're more enjoyable. So if it wouldn't be a problem to drive them to a park I would definitely do that. I would play ball or tug of war with them, or whatever particular activity the dog enjoys.

Gretchen's Service Area

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