Michael R.

Allston-Brighton, Allston, MA
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: A few minutes


Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Hosting Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
Michael can host up to 10 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
169 Reviews

Noam S.
Noam S.
Jan 11, 2019
Verified Stay

Our elderly (16 yo) dog had a great time over the weekend with Michael. He was responsible with meds administration and seemed to know how to handle a senior dog probably. Drop off and pick up was easy, Micheal kept us updated on travel and through the weekend. I will definitely continue using Michael's services in the future.

Michael R.
Michael R.
Ryan S.
Ryan S.
Dec 27, 2018
Verified Stay

Mike is awesome. He

Michael R.
Michael R.
Leslie R.
Leslie R.
Dec 26, 2018
Verified Stay

I will most definitely be contacting Michael again for future boarding needs. I was in a pinch for Christmas Eve and Christmas (of all days!) and Michael picked up my two dogs on Christmas Eve morning and dropped them off on the afternoon of Christmas when we got home. We got many picture updates and the dogs came home happy and very tired from running around and playing with Michael's dogs. One of my dogs ...

Michael R.
Michael R.

About Michael

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

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Welcome to the Premier VIP Dog boarding service in New England!

Looking for something special for your pup? Want them to have a vacation while you're away? No longer do you have to worry about students or part time sitters "watching" your pet, wondering if they've been left alone for long, or if they're having a good time. Our VIP service includes pickup, dropoff, full time supervision from the best in the business, and more ...

What Michael would like to know about your dog

All we need is information on allergies or anything health or medicine related, and any particular fears or quirks they may have. For instance, one of our favorites, Joey, is not fond of mugs with a handle!

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

About Michael's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has a Fenced Yard
Has 2 Dogs, No Other Pets
Michael's Pets

Mary Jane Abigail

Chihuahua and Standard Schnauzer
5 years, 6 mo. old, 10 lbs.

Máni Ljos

Labrador Husky
11 months old, 40 lbs.

When Michael watches your pet

Any activities your pup likes can be accommodated! Do they like to swim? We've got 50 foot leashes and a large shallow pond! Hiking? We have a spur of the Airline Trail on our property leading to miles of hiking trails! Wrestling with their buddies? Inside and outside, they have plenty of safe space to romp and play to their hearts content!

In Michael's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Michael's Neighborhood

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