Dog Boarding

$25
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$25
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$12
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

$25
in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

$15
30 minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
100%
Response Time
Around an hour

Hosting Preferences

0-15
pounds
16-40
pounds
41-100
pounds
101+
pounds
Additional Preferences
  • Crate-Trained Dogs Only

Traveling Preferences

0-15
pounds
16-40
pounds
41-100
pounds
101+
pounds

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Michael can host 1 dog per night.
Michael can host 1 dog per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

2
repeat clients
9 Reviews
Laura C.
Laura C.
January 4, 2017
Verified Stay

Michael was so great! We could not have been happier with his care and communication. He made it very easy to be out of town and our dog was clearly a happy and relaxed puppy when we got home- it doesn't get better than that! I would highly recommend Michael to anyone, although selfishly, I don't want him to get sooo busy that we have trouble booking his services. Thanks so much Michael!

Michael J.
Stella is an absolute sweetheart. Happy to help again anytime, Laura. I'm looking forward to my next visit with ...
Michael J.
Robert P.
Robert P.
December 23, 2016
Verified Stay

Michael was fantastic. He bonded immediately with our Josey and will keep him on our short list of Rover sitters. Thanks Michael!!

Michael J.
Thank you Robert. Josey is a sweetie. I look forward to her next visit. Best, Michael
Michael J.
Jessica T.
Jessica T.
November 19, 2016
Verified Stay

I can’t say enough about how happy we are about Clyde’s stay with Michael J. Our dog Clyde is an old boy and a kennel facility would have stressed him. But, when Clyde arrived home after three weeks at Michael’s home, he looked like just been on the best vacation ever. Michael obviously found the right balance of exercise, rest and medication for our arthritic C,lyde. Michael also updated us with ...

Michael J.
Thank you for this Jessica & Jason & Mollie. Clyde is the best. We had such fun together on our walks at ...
Michael J.

About Michael

4
years of experience
  • Rover Protection Package
  • Verified Background Check

I am an Author (DOG WATER FREE)

I am a graduate of Harvard (Cambridge MA). I am an author, so my hours are my own. My brief bio is on Amazon (search for my memoir "DOG WATER FREE"). In addition to writing I advocate for the Harvard College Admissions Committee. I have always had dogs, but do not own a dog now. Currently, I sit for two 8 yr old Jack Russell Terriers 12 days a month. My own dogs have been ...

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

About Michael's Home

Lives in an Apartment
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has an Unfenced Yard
Has No Dogs

When Michael watches your dog

My 2 bedroom condo is 5-minutes from Camel's Back Park...perfect for walking pups since there are miles of trails for fun-filled exercise.

In Michael's Home

Dogs Not Allowed On Bed
Takes Only 1 Client at a Time
Dogs Allowed On Furniture
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours

In Your Home

Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours

Michael's Neighborhood

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