Michael J.

Response Rate: 90%
Response Time: Under an hour

Services

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

Hosting Preferences

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

Traveling Preferences

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

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:

Michael's Photos

10%
of clients received photo updates

Reviews

18
repeat clients
52 Reviews

Travis G.
Travis G.
Jun 13, 2019
Verified Stay

Michael took great care of Zeke and was very responsive when messaged. Thanks, Michael.

Thank you for this, Travis. Zeke is a great companion. I look forward to next time. Michael
Michael J.
Liz S.
Liz S.
Apr 8, 2019
Verified Stay

This was our first time having someone come to the house to watch or chihuahuas. We have an old girl that gets quite anxious while I am not around. Michael gave her some time and she came around no problem. He is great at communicating. He arrived and left our home when he said he would and or house was exactly as we left it- if not cleaner. We will definitely be using Michael again ...

Thank you Liz. I loved my time with your furbabies. I look forward to my next visit. They are great ...
Michael J.
Noah J.
Noah J.
Mar 16, 2019
Verified Stay

We've been nothing but pleased with Michael. We can tell Inyo gets lots of love and attention and always comes home happy! Inyo has stayed with Michael multiple times, from over a week to just overnight. We would highly recommend.

Hi Noah. Thank you for this review. Inyo is a champion! Please keep me posted on your travel plans as ...
Michael J.

About Michael

4
years of experience
  • 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 pet

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

Michael's Service Area

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