Mary R.

Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: A few minutes


Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Hosting Preferences

Additional Preferences
  • Dogs Over 1 Year Old
  • Spayed and Neutered Dogs
  • No Females in Heat

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
Mary can host up to 2 dogs per night.
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repeat clients
128 Reviews

Emily L.
Emily L.
Jun 11, 2019
Verified Stay

Mary is professional and kind. We hope to use her again and again!

Mary R.
Melissa F.
Melissa F.
Oct 15, 2018
Verified Stay

Mary took care of everything & my corgis were so happy! It felt good knowing they were in such good hands!

Mary R.
Debra K.
Debra K.
Sep 19, 2018
Verified Stay

Mary has been phenomenal to work with - we have always had consistently good experiences

Mary R.

About Mary

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

Retired Police Officer

As a retired Police Officer and former manager of an accredited animal hospital, I can provide experienced, loving care for your dog and/or cat. (Ask about my special rate for cats!)

I have over 35 years of experience working with pets and their owners. I am experienced in proper handling techniques, how to medicate, inject, et cetera. I have an affinity for senior dogs and extensive experience caring for their special needs. I have ...

What Mary would like to know about your dog

Please note that I do not board aggressive or very active dogs. The majority of my business comes from geriatric or special needs dogs. I also would love to know:

Feeding schedule and any special dietary needs
Any medical needs
Walking routine and energy level
If there are any issues with aggression
Comfort level with cats

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
First Aid/CPR
Special Needs Dog Experience
Injected Medication Administration
Senior Dog Experience

About Mary's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
Has 1 Dog
Has a Fenced Yard
Has Cats
No Children Present
Mary's Pets


Miniature Schnauzer and Poodle
14 years, 2 mo. old, 20 lbs.

When Mary watches your pet

I offer frequent potty breaks and if your pet is so inclined, we have shady, grassy areas for a comfortable walk. If he (or she) prefers lap time, there is plenty of that happening, too.

In Mary's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 2-4 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Mary's Service Area

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