karen d.

Mission Hills, San Diego
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: A few minutes


Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night

Doggy Day Care

in the sitter's home
per day
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

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:

karen's Photos

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repeat clients
26 Reviews

Colleen D.
Colleen D.
Jan 5, 2019
Verified Stay

Karen was great! Our dogs immediately bonded with her and had so much fun they didn’t want to leave at the end of the day!!

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Jordan V.
Jordan V.
Dec 9, 2018
Verified Stay

Karen is so great! We love her and so does our pup, Dobbie. She has a great place, is comfortable with all animals (including ours who has health problems) and is so loving. We felt so comfortable leaving Dobbie with her because of her love for and experience with dogs. She didn’t just “watch” Dobbie, rather she spent quality time with her and made her feel at home. We are very grateful we found ...

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Jessica W.
Jessica W.
Nov 2, 2018
Verified Stay

Thank goodness for Karen and her welcoming, pet friendly home! We left Suki with Karen for a week while we traveled out of the country and we felt so at ease, knowing that she was in lovely and safe hands. Karen sent us pictures of our girl while we were away and was very accommodating when our plane landed late which meant we had to pick Suki up a bit later than expected. We will ...

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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

When karen watches your pet

In karen's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Takes Only 1 Client at a Time
Dogs Allowed On Furniture
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours

karen's Neighborhood

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