Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: A few minutes

Services

Dog Boarding

$35
in the sitter's home
per night
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs
Additional Preferences
  • No Females in Heat

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Ron can host 1 dog per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

8
repeat clients
23 Reviews

Dennis C.
Dennis C.
Nov 27, 2018
Verified Stay

Ron went above and beyond the call welcoming my dog Riley into his home and providing personal care. He took the time to make sure Riley was properly socialized with his two other dogs. Since RIley is a slow eater, he made sure he was being properly fed. His large fenced in yard provided plenty of opportunities for the dogs to play and exercise together. On top of that, he took them all on long ...

Ron B.
Ron B.
Chelsea M.
Chelsea M.
Nov 18, 2018
Verified Stay

Stella had another great stay with Ron! She went hiking off leash, snuggled on the floor and ran relentlessly through his back yard. She has made friends with Ron’s dogs and the attention she receives is unmatched. The best thing about leaving her with Ron is feeling guilt free when I say goodbye. He keeps me posted throughout her stay which allows me to enjoy my time away more!

Ron B.
Ron B.
Scott R.
Scott R.
Nov 2, 2018
Verified Stay

Another great stay. My dog is already asking when she can go back! Thanks Ron

Ron B.
Ron B.

About Ron

40
years of experience
  • PetsitUSA Member
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

I respect and love all dogs.

I treat all animals with love and respect, and I have been a dog owner for 40 years. Hike, backpack and mountain climb with my dogs. The phrase, "It's only a dog" makes my skin crawl. I am retired and my wife works out of the house, so someone is always here. We have a nice sized, completely fenced in yard in a very quiet and safe neighborhood.

We have watched young puppies, very old ...

What Ron would like to know about your dog

We would need to know if your dog's shots are up to date. Are there any issues, concerns or behaviors about your dog we should be aware of - such as fear of thunder/lightning, food aggression, separation anxiety? Has your dog been infected with fleas/ticks recently and does she have flea/tick protection? Does your dog get along with other dogs and cats? Do you have a regular vet? Is your dog house broken? Has your dog been around young children, and if so, how does she/he get along with them? Does he/she chew on things he shouldn't?

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

About Ron's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
Has 2 Dogs
Has a Fenced Yard
Has Cats
No Children Present
Ron's Pets

Isolde

Puggle
10 years, 7 mo. old, 35 lbs.

Maggie

Mixed
6 years, 8 mo. old, 65 lbs.

When Ron watches your pet

We have miles and miles of safe sidewalks in a quiet neighborhood to explore. Plenty of fenced in yard for your dog to run around, or he or she can simply chill in the sun or shade, etc. Having almost constant access to our backyard, many of our dogs just love going out and back in over and over again. The freedom to go out and safely explore our backyard as often or as little as they want is a real treat for our guests. Though our home is a bi-level, we have a gentle, carpeted ramp leading down into our backyard. If your dog has any problems with steps, he or she won't have to worry about that. As an integral member of our family, we will go out of our way to make sure your fur ball has a great time while staying with us. Plenty of loving and playing to be sure.

For those of you who have hiked with your dog off leash, or who would be willing to let me introduce them to this amazing activity, I will gladly take your dog out for wooded hikes in the various areas around here where I take my dogs all the time. This adds a whole new, exciting adventure for your dog. I go to areas where few people go, and I avoid areas where car traffic can cause a safety concern. My dogs are always off leash and your dog would be also. While I have literally hiked/backpacked/climbed many hundreds of miles with my dogs over the years and am extremely knowledgeable about hiking with dogs off leash, there is always the possibility of something negative occurring while out hiking. You need to be aware of that and understand that. Many of my clients were a little leery of letting their dogs participate in this kind of activity, mainly because their dog had never done that before and were concerned he'd "run away or get hurt". Those that decided to let me take their dog on a hike or hikes were very happy to later hear and see in pictures I sent them, just how much joy it brought to their dog. That being said, if you are confident your dog is up for it, hiking in the woods beats hiking around the block every single time!!! Hiking in the woods or swimming in a brook truly take a dog back to his or her roots. Before I would do this your dog would have to have his/her tag on with your name and phone number (I also put a temporary tag on her with my name and phone numbers), and also be on flea and tick control. In addition, before I would do this I would need to have established a solid relationship with your dog. This usually only takes about a day and a half because of how much time I devote to my dogs.

In Ron's Home

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

Ron's Neighborhood

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