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
Within a few hours

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

3
repeat clients
14 Reviews

Linda V.
Linda V.
March 21, 2017
Verified Stay

Michael was our dog's companion for 18 days. He stayed in our home and kept to Chester's schedule of feeding, walking, and playing while we were away. It was great that we didn't have to worry about our dog or our home while we enjoyed our vacation. Michael showed great attention to details and Chester grew fond of him. The house was clean and everything in its place. Michael also kept us informed with quick ...

Michael J.
Thank you Linda & Bill. I'm available for Chester anytime and I look forward to my next visit with Chester ...
Michael J.
John M.
John M.
February 8, 2017
Verified Stay

Michael was a perfect fit for our older fur babies. He was house sitting and was able to be there almost around the clock. Our sweet old Bianca was very calm and happy when I got home and Sam the cat was very happy to have company. The house was as neat as we had left it, he even stripped the bed and started the laundry. Also, a very interesting guy to sit and chat ...

Michael J.
Thank you, John & Melanie. I look forward to my next visit with Bianca & Sam. Michael
Michael J.
Amy W.
Amy W.
February 2, 2017
Verified Stay

Michael was very quick to respond every time I contacted him. He was great with our puppy. He gave him oral medication as directed and kept us updated on how our dog was doing. Michael even let our dog sleep in bed with him. It is clear that Michael has extensive knowledge of dogs and specific breeds. It is also very clear that he truly loves dogs. I would have our dog stay with him ...

Michael J.
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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