Dog Boarding

$25
in the sitter's home
per night
Response Rate
100%
Response Time
Under half an hour

Hosting Preferences

0-15
pounds
16-40
pounds
41-100
pounds
101+
pounds
Additional Preferences
  • Dogs Over 1 Year Old
  • No Females in Heat

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Richard can host up to 3 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

16
repeat clients
38 Reviews

Joan C.
Joan C.
Jun 20, 2018
Verified Stay

Amber stayed with Rick for the first time last week. She was there for six days, and Rick was with her the entire time. She was fed, brushed, given medication and lots of attention. Rick kept me updated frequently with texts and pictures. When I picked her up she was happy to see me, but then she looked in rick's eyes like "now what are we doing?" They bonded quickly. I highly recommend Rick's ...

Richard M.
Richard M.
Lisa M.
Lisa M.
May 29, 2018
Verified Stay

Cosmo was a happy camper...Rick was great and took such good care of him! kind and personable, Cosmo was never even nervous! We will definitely be back!!?

Richard M.
Richard M.
Theresa F.
Theresa F.
May 20, 2018
Verified Stay

Another successful stay at Rick's!! We wouldn't take our dog Sophie anywhere else! We will see you again the next time we go out of town! Thank you!!!

Richard M.
Richard M.

About Richard

40
years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Rick's Place "4-your-VIPooch"

If you're searching for someone to pamper your pooch while you're away by giving him / her the TIME, SPACE, LOVE & AFFECTION needed to make their stay enjoyable, SAFE & SECURE, you can STOP!

Why leave your BEST FRIEND somewhere SCARED & LONELY not knowing if / or when you will return, when they can STAY WITH me in my home? It may not be the Taj Mahal but I am LOVING & COMPASSIONATE making their ...

What Richard would like to know about your dog

We keep a notebook handy containing a printed copy of your buddy's itinerary that contains info that you provided to make his / her stay as SAFE & COMFORTABLE as possible. I am requesting that you keep Rover updated with all pertinent information including vet info, medications, feeding practices etc... The more info you provide, the more I receive and the BETTER JOB I DO!

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> > > WE ARE CONVENIENTLY LOCATED IN THE NE OUTSKIRTS OF SPRINGFIELD, DIRECTLY WEST OF I-55 (under a mile) MID-WAY BETWEEN EXIT 100B AND THE STATE FAIRGROUNDS. - MAIN THOROUGHFARES TO FAIRGROUNDS, PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY, CAPITAL BLDGS, STATE MUSEUM, LINCOLN'S HOME / TOMB, VETERAN'S MONUMENTS, TOURIST SITES, AIRPORT, CAR RENTAL, BUS ROUTE, FREEWAY, HOTEL/MOTELS, DOG PARK . . . < < <

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> > > NON-smokers < < <
> > > F/T Supervision / Companion < < <
> > > Prefer 2+ yr old dogs approx 80lbs or less< < <
> > > Volunteered two years at APL (Animal Protective League) < < <
> > > Successfully completed requirements for a Cat & Dog First Aid Course conducted by the American Red Cross - CERTIFICATE ID: 10Q600 < < <

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
Can provide daily exercise
First Aid/CPR

About Richard's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has a Fenced Yard
Has No Dogs
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