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
Under an hour

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
11 Reviews

Janelle F.
Janelle F.
December 11, 2017
Verified Stay

Our Havapoo Georgie stayed with Karen for one night (but two long days). Our trip schedule changed a little bit, and Karen was very accommodating. She sent great pictures and kept us posted about how he was doing while we were gone. Georgie isn’t the most independent pooch, so I always worry about how he’ll do when we're gone, but Karen did a great job making him comfortable. I’m sure Georgie was ...

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Natasha W.
Natasha W.
November 20, 2017
Verified Stay

Karen is so awesome! Phyllis was so excited to go play every day! She took such good care of our baby. Her house is amazing and so puppy friendly, Phyllis felt at home the first second she got in there :) we love Karen!!!

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Gonzalo U.
Gonzalo U.
October 23, 2017
Verified Stay

Karen, I'm so glad we met you. Thank you very much for taking care of Juno. We knew from the get-go that she was in professional and kind hands with you. I'm glad that Juno was behaving during her stay, and got to enjoy her time with you. You are our go-to dog sitter now :)

karen d.
Thank you so much, Gonzalo, for trusting us with your beautiful, sweet puppy. And thank you for the wonderful review ...
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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, 1 mo. old, 40 lbs.
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