Michael V.

Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: A few minutes


House Sitting

in your home
per night

Dog Walking

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

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
10 Reviews

Enid O.
Enid O.
Jan 17, 2019
Verified Stay

This was our first time using Michael to care for our three dogs. He paid attention to the needs of each dog (two older dogs and one young very active dog). He was very timely, responsible and caring. We look forward to many more opportunities to use Michael. Thank you.

Michael V.
Michael V.
Dorota P.
Dorota P.
Jan 11, 2019
Verified Stay

Great week! Thanks for being flexible and dependible!

Michael V.
Michael V.
Dorota P.
Dorota P.
Jan 5, 2019
Verified Stay

My pup was in great hands, getting her outdoors walk on with Mike! Thank you!!

Michael V.
Michael V.

About Michael

years of experience
  • Verified Enhanced Background Check

Dogs just know!

I started dog-sitting for neighbors when I was 13, and have never given it up. I've lived and worked in Stamford for 10 years, and currently work full time in a management level position, which allows me to have a flexible schedule, particularly during the day. Over the years I have taken care of many breeds, from Toy Poodles to Walker Coon Hounds (pictured) and every size in between. I do not currently have a ...

What Michael would like to know about your dog

I would love to meet you and your dog before any arrangement is made. It will give them a sense of trust, compared to a stranger just walking into your home. I don't discriminate on breed or size, I welcome all!

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

When Michael watches your pet

I have a Stamford park & beach pass which will allow me to bring your dog, but only if you choose! I prefer to keep your dog within familiar places and surroundings while you're away to keep anxiety to a minimum.

Michael's Service Area

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.