Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night
Response Rate
Response Time
Around an hour

Hosting Preferences

Additional Preferences
  • Crate-Trained Dogs Only


  • Available
  • Unavailable
R'Kenia can host up to 5 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
45 Reviews

Tenesha C.
Tenesha C.
December 29, 2017
Verified Stay

R'Kenia was kind and patient with Jake adjusting to a new environment and a new sitter. At pick up, Jake was happy, healthy, and safe. We'll definitely be calling on R'Kenia's talents in the future!

R'Kenia B.
R'Kenia B.
Tiffany C.
Tiffany C.
December 11, 2017
Verified Stay

I have had better experiences than this one. The price is great, but the service was not as expected. I was given the incorrect address twice and had to finally send my husband a photo of the house so he could find it. R'Kenia was not answering the phone during this time to assist us. I called later that evening to check on the boys and got a vague update. Most other sitters just seem ...

R'Kenia B.
R'Kenia B.
Diane C.
Diane C.
December 4, 2017
Verified Stay

We asked R'Kenia to sit at the last minute and she was very accomodating! Winston had a great time and we were worry free knowing he was in good hands!

R'Kenia B.
R'Kenia B.

About R'Kenia

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Professional Trainer and Sitter

I am a professional dog trainer (CPDT), certified with the certification council of professional dog trainers. I am a member of APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers). A mother of three girls and one German Shepherd mix named Lilly. I earned my veterinary technician degree in 2005 from NOVA community college in Northern VA and worked in the field for 5-6 years before becoming a trainer full time. In addition to training I offer boarding ...

What R'Kenia would like to know about your dog

I would like to know if the dog is kid and dog friendly, however I have had dogs who were not kid friendly or had mild to moderate aggression/fear aggression issues. My children understand the safety rules and there are very few dogs that I can not handle regardless of their possible behavioral issues.

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

About R'Kenia's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
Children 0-5 Years Old
Has a Fenced Yard
Has 2 Dogs, No Other Pets
Children 6-12 Years Old
R'Kenia's Pets

Lilly Pad

German Shepherd Dog
7 years, 2 mo. old, 55 lbs.


German Shepherd Dog
6 years, 7 mo. old, 60 lbs.
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