Response Rate: 75%
Response Time: Around an hour


House Sitting

in your home

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins

Dog Walking

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

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
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2 Reviews
Heather L.
Heather L.
Jun 4, 2018

Michael has been one of my best friends for 20+ years. I watched him grow up with dogs, bunnies, hamsters, and many cats in his house. Michael's passion for animals has always been obvious- it was rare for me to visit him and find him without a cat in his lap! As an adolescent and young adult he has helped take care of his family's animals and now, together with his roommate, Michael fosters cats ...

Michael D.
Michael D.
Maggie S.
Maggie S.
May 23, 2018

Michael is one of the best guys I know, smart, trustworthy, and a great friend. He loves dogs, esp pit bulls and bull dogs!! As his roommate, he and I always get along, couldn't have asked for better! Hire him!

Michael D.
Michael D.

About Michael

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


I grew up surrounded by dogs and cats, but now find myself in an apartment that doesn't allow dogs--and I need my fix! As a recent graduate from the Master of Social Work program at VCU, I am hoping to fill my newfound free time by lovingly caring for your dogs while I settle down and begin the job search. My schedule this summer will be very open and flexible. I truly love dogs of ...

What Michael would like to know about your dog

Although it would be ideal (for both of us) to meet your dog beforehand, I understand this may not always be possible! Some dogs can be a little weird around men, but they just need treats and exposure. I myself love all breeds of dogs and can usually win them over.

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

When Michael watches your pet

As an avid park-goer, your pup and I will not only walk through your neighborhood, but will also explore all of the parks and dog-friendly outdoor opportunities our city offers!

Michael's Service Area

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