House Sitting

in your home
per night
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

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3 Reviews

Emily O.
Emily O.
Jul 10, 2017
Verified Stay

We just rebooked James and had another fantastic experience. Despite a 6-month lapse since the last time, he remembered all the details about our pets' care. He was very communicative throughout the weekend and we enjoyed getting updates about our cat and dog.

I'm so grateful to have found someone that we can trust 100%. I know my fair share of dog lovers, but I do not believe any are as enthusiastic or dedicated as ...

James P.
Emily O.
Emily O.
Feb 8, 2017
Verified Stay

I cannot give high enough praise to James, but will do my best to give justice in this review. James watched our pitbull mix and cat for the weekend. I had assumed they'd stay with him, but he generously offered to stay at our place instead, which made it much more convenient for us. Our pit mix is a rescue and, though she's a complete sweetie, she has some anxiety which makes her a little ...

James P.
Jennifer M.
Jennifer M.
Jan 15, 2017

I've known James for almost 15 years, and we've been friends from the moment we met. He's watched my dog, Duke, on several occasions as there is no one I trust more. James has the biggest heart when it comes to all animals. He's been a trusted volunteer at a local animal shelter for many years and recently received the volunteer of the year award. If I can't reach him, I know where he is.....walking ...

James P.

About James

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

PAWS dog walker/runner since 2008

Your dog will be in good hands with me. I was volunteer of the month in November 2016, at PAWS Chicago. View me on the front page of 04/04/2016 Chicago Tribune (print edition) walking a PAWS dog. I have been included in NBC Chanel 5 news coverage of PAWS dog running program in Chicago. I am a Gold star, level 3 volunteer (out of 3 levels) dog walker/dog runner and can provide references from PAWS ...

What James would like to know about your dog

I would like to know any special needs or medical conditions prior to sitting.

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

When James watches your pet

I am close to lakefront and dog beach for walks and runs.

James's Service Area

James's Neighborhood
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