House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
Response Time
A few minutes

Traveling Preferences

Additional Preferences
  • Dogs Over 1 Year Old


  • Available
  • Unavailable
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
6 Reviews

Lisa R.
Lisa R.
Aug 21, 2018
Verified Stay

Karen was just wonderful in taking care of our home, corgi, and cat while we were away for 5 days. She provided just the right amount of communication and pictures to reassure us that all was well on the home front. She was responsive to texts and we came home to happy pets and clean sheets & towels. Karen is an A+ pet sitter and we highly recommend her. Thanks Karen!

Karen G.
Karen G.
Alison S.
Alison S.
Jul 21, 2018
Verified Stay

Karen was so great to work with! Having her take care of my cat and water my plants while I was away helped reduce my stress knowing everything was well taken care of. Karen is great with animals, and I think my cat was even more well behaved for her than me! :) I highly recommend Karen!

Karen G.
Karen G.
Linda P.
Linda P.
Dec 12, 2017
Verified Stay

Karen took GREAT care of Minnie, as usual.

Karen G.
Karen G.

About Karen

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Fur babysitter

I am available to check on your pets during the day while you are at work or out running errands. If you need to travel for work or pleasure, you need someone to take care of your fur babies. You need someone you can trust to take care of them for you. Let me be that someone! I have a 8 year old cat of my own and care for my parents' cat. I have ...

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
Senior Dog Experience
Injected Medication Administration
Can provide daily exercise

When Karen watches your pet

I will give your pets great attention in their own homes. Each one of our fur babies has their own special qualities and need different amounts of attention. I will make sure that your pets are well-cared for and receive plenty of attention and exercise while you are gone.

Potty breaks: I will let your dogs out for a potty break or take them on a walk every 4-5 hours through the day and unless instructed otherwise, I will let them out 9 hours after their last evening walk.

Medications will be administered as ordered.

Meals: I will feed your fur babies exactly as instructed. (I once took care of a friend's poodles...She gave them a variety of meals that anyone would love! Real baked chicken & rice seasoned with cinnamon & other exotic spices. Lamb. All sorts of delicacies. She would spend the day before they left cooking the poodles' meals for the week, label them with the day they were to be served and freeze them. I would then take them out on the appropriate day, thaw them and serve as she instructed. Royalty. My dog gets regular dry dog food and a few other treats like a piece of cucumber or apple.)

I have had pets of one kind or another all my life - dogs, cats, rabbits, turtles, birds, antelope & monkeys (yes, really! I lived in Ghana, West Africa for about 10 years). My fur babies that currently live with me are all rescues - a 6 1/2 lb long-haired, apple-head chihuahua rescued as a 3 month old puppy from an abusive situation; a tortoise-shell cat rescued as a 5 month old from under a bush where she had been abandoned and an African Grey parrot rescued after Hurricane Rita.

Karen's Service Area

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