Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night

Doggy Day Care

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

Hosting Preferences

Additional Preferences
  • Spayed and Neutered Dogs
  • No Females in Heat


  • Available
  • Unavailable
Joel can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Joel can host up to 2 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
36 Reviews

Susan L.
Susan L.
Nov 28, 2018
Verified Stay

Maggie didn't actually get to stay with Joel, but the entire experience was still good, great communication, Joel was prepared and excited for her.

Joel M.
Joel M.
Amylynn R.
Amylynn R.
Nov 26, 2018
Verified Stay

Joel and his malshi Zen are Wonderful!! They have a safe and fun yard, and i received lots of pictures of my own malshi content, happy, and dancing. We are from out of town, but if I lived in Key Largo I would use Joel's services regularly. Thanks, Joel!

Joel M.
Joel M.
Jennifer J.
Jennifer J.
Sep 18, 2018
Verified Stay

Joel was so nice. Shadow went straight into his yard. He sent pictures and let me know how she was doing. He let me know how she was during the day.

Joel M.
Joel M.

About Joel

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

Large fenced yard with pool!

Hello, I have been working and volunteering full time for the past 6 years with dogs (and cats) of all breeds, sizes, and behaviors. I am in love with what I do. There isn't a day that goes by where a dog (or a cat) doesn't put a smile on my face. Doing this has finally made me realize what my purpose in life is.

I am working on becoming certified in dog training as ...

What Joel would like to know about your dog

I love all breeds but they must be spayed and neutered and most importantly must be approved by my little shih-tzu Zen. He is the boss. :)

Unfortunately I cannot take in German Shepherds, Dobermans, Rottweilers, Pitbull breeds. I will go to the owner's home and care for them but I can't bring them to mine. My dog has had a few bad experiences and it's usually him that provokes them first.

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

About Joel's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
Has 1 Dog
Has a Fenced Yard
Has Cats
No Children Present
Joel's Pets


Shih Tzu
8 years, 5 mo. old, 12 lbs.

When Joel watches your pet

So many wonderful dog activities to choose, from chasing squirrels in the yard to lounging on the couch. Or lounging out by the pool, greeting the neighborhood dogs walking by. If the yard isn’t big enough for those speedy breeds I can bring them to the dog park right across the street and they can zoom around the field with other dogs. Let me just say that every dog I’ve had loves the park that they don’t want to leave.

I also will spoil your dog with love (belly rubs and back massages) and treats.

Besides the park we can go on nice walks. Gotta have the dogs smell every tree and blade of grass in the neighborhood.

In Joel's Home

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

Joel's Neighborhood

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