Ivan D.

Ivan D.

House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk

Traveling Preferences



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1 Review
Jen G.
Jen G.
Jan 30, 2017

Ivan epitomizes the best in humanity. In 2012, desperate for a dog walker for our dog-aggressive, 75 lb pit bull/lab rescue and his bossy mini dachshund sister, we posted an ad on CraigsList seeking someone we could trust with our dogs, and with the keys to our home. Ivan's response to the post stood out. He'd been honorably discharged from the Navy after serving as an engineer on a nuclear-powered vessel, and was living ...

Ivan D.
Ivan D.

About Ivan

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

Dogs are family: no more, no less.

I have personal light potty training experience with my own dogs. I've had large breeds: Doberman Pinschers and German Shepherds. I've also had small: Chihuahuas. I played a large role in their upbringing and care since puppyhood. Its been a great learning experience from which I grew and learned along with my dogs.

I worked as a walker and in house sitter for 2 dogs. One was a sweet Dachshund named Hank, and the other ...

What Ivan would like to know about your dog

Is the dog aggressive? If so, dog-aggressive or human aggressive?
How are they around children?
What is their favorite game?
Do they like hugs?

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

When Ivan watches your pet

Dog parks are great, if the owner allows it.
Many love to play tug of war and keep away.
We will also have deep, intellectual conversations.

Ivan's Service Area

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