Rachel was an amazing host for Fyodor while we were out of town! She’s very accommodating and professional. Her daily updates were great and it looked like our dog had a great time during his stay! I would recommend Rachel to anyone looking for someone to care for their dog. Thanks again Rachel!
This is third time Rachel had been kind enough to open her home to Odin while we were away and this was the longest we’ve left him. He’s dog aggressive and can not have any contact with other dogs, wears muzzles on lead, etc. and that scares away a lot of sitters. Rachel takes Odin, without reservation, and she’s great about communicating and sending pictures.
Rachel was so amazing! Pick up and drop off was so easy. Rachel was able to send us so many updates and wonderful photos of Thor that showed he was happy and well cared for. Thor has some aggression and attachment issues and Rachel handled everything so professionally. We are so grateful for Rachel and all the love she showed Thor. We can’t wait to set up another appointment knowing that Thor trusts Rachel ...
Experienced Full-Time Dog Walker!
Hello, I'm Rachel! I am a full-time professional dog walker and pet sitter. I also manage and train other dog walkers for our Lincoln Park-based company. I have tons of experience with a variety of breeds and personalities, including dogs displaying anxious or aggressive behaviors. There is a special place in my heart for rescues, mixed breeds, and quirky dogs with hearts of gold! Some of my favorite dogs that I walk daily include a ...
What Rachel would like to know about your dog
The following information is helpful for me to know:
-- Drop off and pick up times
-- Frequency of potty breaks and walks (please note I am at work from about 10am-4pm on weekdays and am not available during those times)
-- Feeding information
-- Vet phone number and address, as well as any medical needs
-- Where your dog prefers to sleep
-- Items you will bring such as a dog bed, treats, toys, bowls, poop bags, and crate (if applicable)
-- Type of collar or harness
-- Walking habits: does your dog enjoy walking? Are they leash reactive? Do they pull? Are they a fan of eating garbage? What should I know to look out for?
-- Any fears, anxieties, or triggers your dog may have
-- Behavior towards other dogs and people
-- Anything else that will help make your dog feel at home!