Joel V.

Joel V.

Gramercy, NYC

Drop-In Visits

$16
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

$33
in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

$15
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
100%
Response Time
A few minutes

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs

Traveling Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Joel can host up to 2 dogs per day for day care.
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

2
repeat clients
9 Reviews

Ashley J.
Ashley J.
Jun 17, 2016
Verified Stay

I can't say enough about how much my fur baby loves Joel! It was our first time on a long trip out of the country without him so we were more nervous than our dog. Joel sent me emails and pics everyday we were gone and really reassured me that our dog was also on vacation ?Joel is so amazing with animals he really loves them I can tell and animals can definitely tell! Joel ...

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Kara K.
Kara K.
May 6, 2016
Verified Stay

My yellow lab, Cooper, had an amazing stay with Uncle Joel. From the first meet and greet, it was clear that Cooper felt comfortable with Uncle Joel. Throughout Cooper's stay, we got regular updates with photos. Cooper had a great time exploring the city with Uncle Joel, getting brushed, having treats, learning to catch, and receiving a lot of love and attention -- at the end of our trip, we picked up a very happy and ...

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Joel V.
Melissa B.
Melissa B.
Feb 28, 2016
Verified Stay

Joel was wonderful! He took great care of our dog and kept us informed, sending pictures and awesome updates. We will absolutely ask him for help again. Strongly recommended!

Joel V.
Joel V.

About Joel

50
years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Pets love staying at Uncle Joel's!

My passion for animals began when I was six years old and rode my first horse at a Brooklyn riding stable. I got my first dog Finian, a little terrier mix, for my tenth birthday. Finian was the family dog for almost twenty years before he was laid to rest.

I was an active service member in the US Navy before I began teaching junior high school on the lower east side. I've helped and ...

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

About Joel's Home

Lives in an Apartment
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Does Not Have a Yard
Has No Dogs

When Joel watches your pet

In Joel's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 2-4 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Joel's Service Area

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