Our dog Spot took an instant liking to Jackie -- and so did I! We did a short interview on the phone then arranged a meet and greet. She arrived on time and asked all the right questions about Spot, Mona the cat, their routines, and their medications. Jackie kept in touch while we were gone and sent pictures. I felt completely comfortable with her and plan to book her again the next time we go ...
Friendly, active, accommodating
I grew up with with a cockapoo, and love taking care of dogs. I just moved to Philly for graduate school; my schedule is very flexible during the week and most weekends. I live in Graduate Hospital, but my bike can get me pretty much anywhere in the city. I am looking to walking and watching dogs in the area as I explore this new city!
I have regularly watched pets for the last ~7 ...
What Jackie would like to know about your dog
I like to know how responsive they are to commands and whether or not they are OK to go off leash. Although I am always very cautious about off-leash parks, if the dog is well-behaved and likes places like Crissy Field, which are safe and easy to manage, then I'd be happy to take them and let them wander free a bit. I like to talk to owners at length about whether this is something they prefer or are comfortable with, though.