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



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


repeat clients
24 Reviews

Will G.
Will G.
January 1, 2018
Verified Stay

Mara was a huge help and relief to me while I was traveling over the New Years holidays. She sent lots of pictures during the day, made regular contact, and was responsive to all my questions and requests. I came home to happy dogs and a tidy home. I will be using Mara again!

Mara H.
Mara H.
Anil M.
Anil M.
October 10, 2017
Verified Stay

One word: AMAZING! We used Mara for overnights to watch our 3 dogs. She sent pictures every day. Communication prior to, during, and after the stay were excellent. She is very professional, prompt, courteous. Honestly we were a little jealous because in the pictures it looked like with Mara here the dogs didn't even miss us!

Mara H.
Mara H.
Jackie B.
Jackie B.
July 31, 2017
Verified Stay

Mara did an absolutely fabulous job, I couldn't have asked for a better pet sitter! Highly recommend!

Mara H.
Mara H.

About Mara

years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

The Au Paw

Hello and thank you for visiting my profile!

I have years of experience as a kennel technician, rescue volunteer, adoption coordinator, and pet-sitter, so I am more than comfortable with all breeds and sizes! Credentials-wise, I have a VSA (Veterinary Support Assistant) certificate, a Pet First Aid & CPR certificate, membership with Pet Sitters International, and additional insurance coverage provided by Pet Sitters Associates (on top of Rover's). Because of all of my years of ...

What Mara would like to know about your dog

I have experience with extra-large breeds like King Shepherds and Great Danes (many with behavior quirks), so no dog intimidates me. If they do have certain training hangups or anxieties, please just let me know ahead of time so I can be prepared. I'm familiar with the principles of positive reinforcement training, so if you want me to supplement our sessions with clicker ques and treats, just let me know. :)

During a meet and greet, I like to issue clients dog profile forms that they can fill out for my own reference. Questions include medical history, preferred vet, feeding schedule, and more.

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