Kathleen D.

Response Rate: 90%
Response Time: Under half an hour


Dog Boarding

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

Hosting Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
Kathleen can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
24 Reviews

Lori S.
Lori S.
Jan 15, 2018
Verified Stay

Awesome as always!

Kathleen D.
Kathleen D.
Rachelle B.
Rachelle B.
Jun 3, 2017
Verified Stay

Miss Kathleen is a wonderful sitter! I think she spoiled my dog more than I do!

Kathleen D.
Kathleen D.
Lauren S.
Lauren S.
Mar 15, 2017

We have worked with Kathleen on numerous occasions and love her. Our mini schnauzer is a bit high strung and has some separation anxiety. Whenever she stays with Kathleen I don't even think she notices we're gone. She gets little massages & lots of loving. When we return to pick her up we get a full run down about what our little girl did the whole time, if there's anything we should be aware of ...

Kathleen D.
Kathleen D.

About Kathleen

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Your dog will be my first priority

Hi, I'm Kathleen. I'm over 60, in great health, live an active lifestyle and love all animals,particularly, dogs!

I have raised dogs, cats, birds, ducks, rabbits, chickens and horses and work often with the SPCA, specifically with traumatized dogs. I was elected President of the National Board of CT-TFT for practice with abused animals and have taught many adoptive pet parents how to work with their pets.
I have always had a special compassion ...

What Kathleen would like to know about your dog

I would like to know if there are any specific health, mental or behavioral issues he/she may have. I must have a list of up-to-date shots/vaccinations. Your baby must be potty/house trained, (unless a puppy). Does your child have any specific toys, games he/she likes to play? Does your dog have a scheduled eating time? Is he/she on a specific diet or taking medications? What is your dog’s sleeping/walking/exercising routine? Do you allow your dog on furniture? Do they sleep in a crate/ or on the floor in their own bed or on the bed?

I have no preference for a particular breed although my dogs have been a German Shepherd, Pomeranian, Chihuahuas, Poodles, Cattle Dogs (Australian Shepherds) and I raised Cocker Spaniels. I have consistently cared for a Pomeranian, Dachshund, Labrador, Boxer/Pit mix, Sheltie, poodles and a Schnauzer. I do well with all dogs/animals and love them all... and they love me!
Please feel free to ask me any questions you may have concerning care.

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

About Kathleen's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has a Fenced Yard
Has No Dogs

When Kathleen watches your pet

Here's where we'll take our walks
There is a beautiful park along a creek at the end of my block and many families and individuals walk their dogs up and down that area. My neighborhood also has long blocks that are great for walking a good distance. There is a school playground where people go as well to play with and train their dogs.

Your dog's sleeping arrangement
Your pet can sleep wherever you would like them to. My dog slept on the end on my bed or in a large chair in another part of my bedroom. If you prefer your pet to sleep in a crate, they certainly may do so as per our discussions. My home is completely pet friendly.

Time I'll spend with your dog
I work out of my house so for most of the day I will be with your pet. If I must leave, he/she will be in my kitchen area with their bed and toys. If I go to your home then I will be there for most of the day/night or a minimum of 3 times a day for walks, play-time and feedings. Each pet to me is an individual and receives care accordingly.

In Kathleen's Home

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

Kathleen's Neighborhood

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