karen d.

karen d.

Mission Hills, San Diego, CA

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


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


repeat clients
7 Reviews

Alex S.
Alex S.
September 7, 2017
Verified Stay

Karen was fantastic! She sent regular updates with photos (excellent photos, in fact!). Our puppy hates being alone & she made sure that he slept in her room as he does with us. Karen is absolutely our "go to" the next time we leave town.

karen d.
Thanks for trusting us with your beautiful guy, Alex! He is such a sweet, easy dog (true to his breed ...
karen d.
Camille S.
Camille S.
August 26, 2017
Verified Stay

My 16 year old boy, Rufus, spent the day with Karen and he had the best time! He was safe and pampered all day. Karen really went out of her way to care for him, including brushing him and trimming his nails. I will definitely be taking Rufus to visit her again! Thanks Rover.com!

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Farnush F.
Farnush F.
August 20, 2017
Verified Stay

Karen was amazing! This was our first Rover experience and I was so happy with the outcome. Our dogs were SO happy and had so much fun. They got to run around with Karen's little pups in the backyard. Karen even snapped some professional pics for us (she's great) and texted me throughout the day. I'm typically an anxious mom but did not feel worried at all with her. Thanks again, Karen. We will definitely ...

karen d.
Thanks for the terrific review, Farnush! It was a pleasure meeting you and it was a ball having your adorable ...
karen d.

About karen

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Karen's Pet Resort Home & Yard

My daughter and I have been professional pet sitters for 6 years and have all 5-star yelp reviews. I have spent 29 years working in the animal health industry in one form or another, from volunteering at local shelters to working as a veterinary assistant to pay my way through UCSD. I have also traveled to Australia, Africa, and South America on animal-related expeditions.

Together, my daughter and I are foster parents for Second Chance ...

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
Can provide daily exercise
Injected Medication Administration

About karen's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has a Fenced Yard
Has 1 Dog, No Other Pets
karen's Pets


Labrador Retriever
11 years old, 40 lbs.
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