Mary was really great with my lab and his two kitty sisters. She had the dog out for his walks despite the bitter cold and the cats were very happy to have her for their expected pets. The pictures were awesome, and I could see that the animals really took to her. It was reassuring to know that she was here providing very attentive care while I was out of town. I'd hire her again ...
Mary did a great job with both my cat and dog and I will absolutely be booking her again in the future. Before finding a sitter, I was worried about the process because my dog is very shy and sometimes takes a while feeling comfortable around new people. Within 10 minutes of our meet and greet she was happy to be around Mary, though. She sent photo updates and is incredibly timely about responding. I ...
Mary is the best!
Very experienced, safe, and loving!
I have, of course, cared for and trained my own dogs from childhood. These dogs included some high energy breeds such as border collies and Australian Cattle Dogs as well as some more independent breeds such as Scottish terriers. More than that, however, I've worked as a vet tech in a small animal clinic and volunteered to socialize shelter dogs, primarily pit bulls and pit mixes, in Santa Monica, California, working with a program that ...
What Mary would like to know about your dog
I like to know which commands they've been trained to respond to as well as any pre-existing medical conditions. I like to know how they respond to cats, other dogs, and small children. I also like to know anything that they find particularly startling.