Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night
Response Rate
Response Time
A few minutes

Hosting Preferences

Additional Preferences
  • No Females in Heat


  • Available
  • Unavailable
Hollie can host up to 4 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
231 Reviews

Sindy H.
Sindy H.
Nov 9, 2018
Verified Stay

Hollie is wonderful! I contacted her VERY last minute because my family decided to go out of town for the weekend and she was available! I will also mention my family took the train which was delayed 3 hours the night we were suppose to come back which led me to ask Hollie to take care of my dog one more night and she was totally understanding! She sent me pictures throughout the weekend and ...

Hollie P.
Hollie P.
Tracy W.
Tracy W.
Oct 30, 2018
Verified Stay

Poppy had a great stay at the Barkmore House! I could tell that she was getting lots of love and attention based on the daily photo updates we received. We will definitely send Poppy back for a stay with Hollie and her family.

Hollie P.
Hollie P.
Dagny L.
Dagny L.
Oct 16, 2018
Verified Stay

10/10!! I am so relieved that I found the Barkmore house! Hollie was extremely responsive and attentive, and sent multiple updates each day showing how great my dog was doing at her house. She is very knowledgeable about dogs, and took really good care of my dog during his eight days of boarding. I didn’t have to worry a bit! My dog was sweeter and happier than ever when I picked him up. Highly recommend!!!

Hollie P.
Hollie P.

About Hollie

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

The Barkmore House

After early retirement from being a UNC professor, Hollie is now at home, dogsitting 24/7. Joe isn't as lucky, and he has to leave each day to work in an office...without playtime!! Poor Joe. Hollie has a lot more fun!

Together, we use our 30 years of experience caring for dogs to provide quality care for both overnight and occasional doggy daycare in our home. Our daughter, Taylor, is a certified dog groomer ...

What Hollie would like to know about your dog

We love all breeds of dogs, however, our HOA does not allow us to watch Pitt Bulls or Rottweilers. I like to know the breed, or if it's a "mutt" what it might be mixed with! I want to know as much as I can about the dog so I can watch for changes, and regardless of breed, I need to know if a dog is aggressive (we cannot not accommodate aggressive dogs). Guests must be on a flea preventative and up-to-date on their shots.

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

About Hollie's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has a Fenced Yard
Has 2 Dogs, No Other Pets
Hollie's Pets


Boston Terrier
5 years, 4 mo. old, 25 lbs.


13 years, 7 mo. old, 7 lbs.

When Hollie watches your pet

We live in a beautiful neighborhood with sidewalks on every street, plenty of dog walkers, and three parks in it. Small or senior dogs may walk a block or two, and larger, or more active dogs, may want to walk a few miles. I walk two hours a day, and I rotate dogs to accompany me on routes consistent with the distance their parents request. Every route more than a block long has a rest period at the halfway point where the dogs drink cold bottled water and take a short break.

Your dogs may sleep in bed with any of the three occupied beds in our home, in our rooms on dog beds (yours or ours), downstairs, or on the couches (upstairs or downstairs). You choose.

I dogsit full-time so I am with our guests almost 24/7. During the school year, I drive my sons to and from school; other than that, I only attend an occasional appointment. Guests at the Barkmore House are pampered by the entire family (our 3 children are 21, 17, & 14) and there is almost always someone at home.

In Hollie's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Hollie's Neighborhood

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