Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
Response Time
Within a few hours

Hosting Preferences

Additional Preferences
  • No Females in Heat

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
Maria can host up to 4 dogs per night.
Maria can host up to 4 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
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repeat clients
92 Reviews

Hilary G.
Hilary G.
Oct 30, 2018
Verified Stay

Maria took excellent care of my dog! Maria took her on long walks and always left my dog with a treat....which made my dog very happy?. She sent great pictures of their time together. I highly recommend Maria.

Maria M.
Maria M.
Brenda M.
Brenda M.
Oct 15, 2018
Verified Stay

Luna absolutely loves going to Maria's when I'm out of town. I always receive pictures and updates of her having a good time playing and snuggling. Maria is always my first choice when I need boarding for Luna.

Maria M.
Maria M.
Lauren S.
Lauren S.
Oct 6, 2018
Verified Stay

If I could give negative stars I would. I have used Maria twice.... The first time there were no issues other than my dog was extremely thirsty when I picked her up. I am not sure what happened but the 2nd time however was not a good experience at all, resulting in a lot of $$ spent at the vet & ER. I also didn't get any photos or status reports on how my dog was ...

Maria M.
Maria M.

About Maria

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

The Mary Poppins of Animal Care

Fast Facts:
1) Work from home
2) 7 years of Animal Experience
3) Can administer oral and injectable medications
4) Daily trips to nearby dog parks
5) Daily runs and walks
6) Regular updates
7) Lots of Love

I am Maria, and would love to have your dog as my house guest! Recently I have moved back to the US from a two-year stay in London, UK (sadly I did not pick up the accent ...

What Maria would like to know about your dog

I love all breeds equally. I believe that the breed of the dog does not determine the demeanor of the dog, but the environment it has been raised in.

Before sitting for dogs, I would like to know if they get along with cats. If they do not, I am able to make arrangements so our animals do not interact with each other. Other concerns are any medical issues and allergies.

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

About Maria's Home

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

When Maria watches your pet

We will go to one of the dog parks in Balboa Park, so we will make sure that your dogs have the time of their lives while they are here! I tired pup is a good pup.

In addition to dog parks, there will be plenty of hikes, walks, and even runs. I am a huge fan of Pup adventures to explore new areas of San Diego.

In Maria's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Maria's Neighborhood

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