Maria A.

Maria A.

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
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:


2 Reviews
Melissa C.
Melissa C.
Aug 25, 2018

When our family goes out of town, Maria is our first choice in dog sitter. We always enjoy our holidays with total peace of mind. Our dog, Jack, is always thrilled to see Maria and you can tell how well looked after he has been when we pick him up again! Maria has an amazing wealth of knowledge when it comes to dogs and their behaviours, which also makes me feel really good about leaving ...

Maria A.
Maria A.
Alistair C.
Alistair C.
Aug 24, 2018

Maria has a natural gift with dogs, caring for them deeply and understanding what each one needs to feel secure. She has taken care of a number of my dogs, all with a positive approach, leading where needed when a dog has a strong personality. She is effective with dog walks as well as training obedience, agility and general good behaviour. She is reliable, always on time, and spends time with each dog, providing an ...

Maria A.
Maria A.

About Maria

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

Professional Canine Care Giver

As a professional dog walker and canine caregiver, I am happy to care for dog(s) in their home; either by providing walks, feeding, potty, and/or socialization visits. I have several years of professional experience with various breeds, ages (seniors always welcome), and behaviours (specializing in working with anxious and/or reactive dogs).

In addition to dogs, I care for indoor cats and other small animals. Working at an animal shelter has provided me ...

What Maria would like to know about your dog

Please let me know your dog’s breed, age, exercise/training needs, food allergies (if any), and any behavioural quirks. (I have lots training and experience in dealing with anxious and reactive dogs.)

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

Walks are tailored to each dog’s needs. I have several favourite woodland trails for dogs that want a good hike or I’m happy to do something low-impact for an older dog or dog recovering from surgery/injury.

Maria's Service Area

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