Joan fostered Bella, a senior toy dog my family ended up adopting. Bella came to Joan with numerous medical problems that required surgery, as well as the removal of all but three teeth. I am confident that the only reason Bella fits in with our family is because of Joan. She socialized, spoiled (Bella received a special cooked egg for every meal), nursed and loved Bella, so that when it came time to move in ...
Joan and I have been friends for 38 years. I have always been impressed by the passion she has for animals.
I have seen that passion many times. Recently a death in our extended family resulted in the need for a new home for a Great Pyrenees. She was the first person we thought of to take him. He needed quite a bit of TLC but she persevered until he felt safe and settled in ...
Joan has taken care of any and every animal you can think of from wild raccons raising and then releasing into the wild, to infant kittens with severe health conditions, raising and healing for adoption. She was a celebrated nurse for years with excellent patient care including bedside manner.
Retired RN. Timing is flexible
I love dogs. They will get lots of outdoor fun with me. I have my own “pack” of 4 so if your dog likes to make new friends, that can happen too!
If hanging out and getting lots of petting and snuggling is more what your dog likes, I can definitely provide that.
My hours are pretty flexible. I get up pretty early so if your pup is used to early breakfast and/ or early ...
What Joan would like to know about your dog
Feeding and exercise schedule
How their day usually goes
Any allergies or intolerances