Karina V.

Karina V.

House Sitting

$35
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$15
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

$20
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
100%
Response Time
Within a few hours

Traveling Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs

Availability

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

Reviews

3 Reviews
Gwyn D.
Gwyn D.
Jun 28, 2017

Karina is one of the most trustworthy and dependable people I know. She loves and understands animals so well. She has 4 dogs and 1 cat herself and I would trade places with them if I could because of how well she takes care of them! Not only does she excel at caring for her own pets, she extends the same care for others'. I wouldn't trust anyone to watch my "babies" as much as ...

Karina V.
Karina V.
Erica V.
Erica V.
Jun 28, 2017

Karina has been pet-sitting my dogs since 2012. I know that when I leave my pets with her, they will be well cared for and slightly spoiled! She is an amazing caretaker with many great qualities that makes her the ideal steward. She is a pleasant, friendly person who goes above and beyond for the pets she cares for. She is extremely responsible and will make sure that your dog is well fed, watered, exercised ...

Karina V.
Karina V.
Sylvia V.
Sylvia V.
Jun 28, 2017

Karina has been pet sitting and house sitting for my family for years. She is extremely friendly, trustworthy and amazing with animals. She has extensive experience with caring for animals and treats my dogs as her own. I know I don't have to worry about a thing when I leave my dogs and house in her care. They love it when she comes to stay with them and are sad when she leaves. It's like ...

Karina V.
Karina V.

About Karina

17
years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check

Providing "paw-some" pet care!

I'm a lifelong animal lover and an elementary teacher who is enjoying a full summer off at home. I've had dogs, cats and horses all my life and am skilled in caring for them since I was a young child. I have a chocolate lab named Coco, a pomeranian named Ava, a rat terrier Chloe and a Yorkie named Ellie. They are the sweetest, most well-behaved, loving girls and I couldn't imagine life without them ...

What Karina would like to know about your dog

I am comfortable with all breeds of dogs, as long as they are not aggressive. There are a few things that I would like to know about your dog(s) before our meet and greet so that I can be better prepared to meet their needs.

Describe your dog's personality/behavior.
What is your dog's daily schedule?
Is your dog strictly an "inside" dog, "outside" dog or a combination?
Is your dog potty trained? Crate trained? Pee pad trained?
Does your dog have any history of aggression/biting with strangers?
What is your dog afraid of? What will they react to?
Does your dog have any quirks I need to be aware of?
What relaxes your dog/makes them happy?
Are toys left out 24/7 or put away after play time?
Are there any special instructions for meal time?
Are there any special commands or words I should use with your pet?
How do you reward good behavior? How do you deal with bad behavior?
Is your pet allergic to anything?
What period of time, if any, is your dog normally left alone for?
Any areas of the home your dog is not allowed in?

Knowing this information will help me care for your dog in the safest, most effective way possible. Thank you!

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