Response Rate: 60%
Response Time: Within a few hours

Services

Dog Boarding

$25
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$25
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$13
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

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Rita can host 1 dog per night.
Rita can host 1 dog per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
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Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
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Rita's Photos

Reviews

3 Reviews
Kaylee M.
Kaylee M.
Sep 4, 2018

Rita managed a pet store for many years and loved on every dog that walked in. She's a wonderful parent to her own dogs and makes sure they receive all the best products and care. I've seen how she is with animals and working under her for many years has shown me how much she knows about dogs, cats, birds and reptiles alike and their care! No one is more qualified to take care of ...

Rita K.
Bunni W.
Bunni W.
Aug 30, 2018

I have known Rita for about 12 years, 10 of which we worked together very closely. She is extremely educated in all areas of pet care, including pet foods and is very conscientious on keeping up to date on recalls on foods, medications, etc. I learned a great deal from her.
I truly have never met an individual with a passion for animals like her, along with her knowledge she would be an asset to ...

Rita K.
Kathy F.
Kathy F.
Aug 30, 2018

I worked for Rita for many years she was my manager at a pet supply store. She has great customer service, she loves animals and has cared for all kinds of pets. She has experience as a Vet Tech in a busy Chicago animal hospital. She’s great under pressure. Her knowledge of pets health and nutrition would make her super helpful to a Rover client.

Rita K.

About Rita

16
years of experience
  • Verified Background Check

I did dog walking in Chicago,

I have 15 years in the pet industry, 3 years in the veterinary care and 1 year dog walking and sitter business. I’m able to walk dogs give nutrition advise care for cats and administer insulin and other medications. I have 15 years management in pet store retail, I’m very familiar with pet products, so I can advise pet owners of products that are best for their pet. New products on the market proper walking ...

What Rita would like to know about your dog

His/hers walking behavior. Ok with other dogs walking any aggression

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

About Rita's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has a Fenced Yard
Has 3 Dogs, No Other Pets
Rita's Pets

George

Shih Tzu
18 years, 7 months old, 12 lbs.

Stanley

Boston Terrier
14 years, 4 months old, 22 lbs.

Ernie

Shih Tzu
7 years, 1 month old, 15 lbs.

When Rita watches your pet

Always acceptable with owners. Neighborhood walks, beach walks, check out pet stores.

In Rita's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Takes Only 1 Client at a Time
Dogs Allowed On Furniture
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours

Rita's Neighborhood

Rita's Neighborhood
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