John G.

Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Under half an hour


House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
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repeat client
3 Reviews
Linda F.
Linda F.
Mar 12, 2018

As a former professional dog walker (I was a walker for Smart Paws in 2016), I can honestly say that John is a long-time friend and a wonderful pet owner. He dotes on his cat Dudley and takes wonderful care of him; he knows what pet owners care most about when it comes to their fur babies. John has always been great with other people's pets too. In particular, when John and I worked together ...

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John G.
Jennifer G.
Jennifer G.
Mar 11, 2018

Dogs love John's easy going nature and make him a great companion for any dog. He is a responsible and trustworthy person who will ensure your dog is well cared for and has a fun time!

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John G.
Justin H.
Justin H.
Mar 10, 2018

John is a great guy! Just as importantly, he is one of those people that has a very special connection with animals. Ellie (my Border Collie mix) absolutely loves John and gravitates to him in that very special way that only true dog lovers know. He has the ability to somehow not only excite dogs and make them happy, but also calm them down. I cannot imagine a better dog sitter/walker than John! Ellie ...

John G.
John G.

About John

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Exploring Chicago with others' dogs

I'm always on the hunt for a new experience in a new part of the city. It's a big city with dogs everywhere. Looking for a way to see the beauty in Chicago's neighborhoods. Walking a dog is the best way to see life in and on the street, and get to learn about the places in the city off the CTA. I work for the City of Chicago, and getting out on the streets ...

What John would like to know about your dog

Its temperament: is it friendly with other dogs; good for dog parks? Does the dog need to be walked a lot or a little? Are they people friendly?No breed preferences.

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
Can provide daily exercise

When John watches your pet

I am a hobbyist runner and could take your dog for a short jog around the block.

John's Service Area

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