Karen A.

Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Under an hour


House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
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repeat clients
7 Reviews

Jacqueline H.
Jacqueline H.
Nov 19, 2017
Verified Stay

Karen is a lovely dog walker. No complaints whatsoever!

Karen A.
Liz N.
Liz N.
Aug 6, 2017
Verified Stay

Karen is awesome. For the first time ever, we took a month-long vacation and needed to leave our two Anatolian Shepherd Dogs. I did not want to leave them at a kennel for such a long time, and so investigated Rover.com. First, these are big boys - 120 and 140 lbs; second, the breed is notorious for being stubborn and difficult. Karen visited twice before we left, including joining us on our visit to the ...

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Heather C.
Heather C.
Jan 30, 2017

I brought home a Samoyed puppy last year and even with training classes I could not control her on a leash at the park. She bit and pulled at the leash and became overly excited, she even began jumping on me. Karen was able to show me how to calm the dog and myself and together we were able to train her to walk safely. I couldn't have done it without Karen's help. She is ...

Karen A.

About Karen

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

I am a dog's best friend!

I have worked in Veterinary Pet Hospitals as a technician. I worked for the Humane Society for 10 years. I've been a professional dog trainer for six years. I am involved in dog shows through agility and rally and obedience. I have four dogs of my own dogs. Three are poodles and one is a bernese mountain dog. I used to breed and train Jack Russells. I have owned Dobermans, Pointers, Siberian Huskies and every ...

What Karen would like to know about your dog

I am very interested in every aspect of the dog. I'd like to know as much as you can tell me. I really have no breed preference.

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

When Karen watches your pet

I believe that your dog is your dog. If you want me to come and snuggle with your dog, I will. If you want me to come and run your dog, I will. I enjoy hiking in the mountains and walking through neighborhoods. So where we are doesn't matter to me.

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