Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
Response Time
Under half an hour

Hosting Preferences


Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
Ruth can host up to 4 dogs per night.
Ruth can host up to 3 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
34 Reviews
Holly O.
Holly O.
April 10, 2017
Verified Stay

My dogs loved their stay with Ruth. I needed last minute care for my two dogs and she was very accommodating. She put my mind at ease and welcomed them into her home. She took them for walks every days and played with them and sent us pictures. I was glad that Ruth was able to give one of my dogs her medicine and watch her diet closely. I would recommend Ruth to anyone who's ...

Ruth S.
Ruth S.
Micaela K.
Micaela K.
March 30, 2017
Verified Stay

Ruth was absolutely AMAZING. My dogs are no angels and she accomadated them which we appreciate so much. She updated me daily on how they were and even sent some really precious pictures of them. Knowing my dogs were safe, happy, healthy, and well cared for was such a relief and allowed me to enjoy my vacation. Communication was great, Ruth stayed in contact with me the whole time and always replied so quickly. She ...

Ruth S.
Ruth S.
Mos L.
Mos L.
February 23, 2017
Verified Stay

Ruth was so kind and understanding about Olaf not being neutered and gladly accepted him into her home. Our stay in Hillsboro will be a long 3 months and Olaf is used to free roaming his own 1.5 acre dog park( his own yard) in our home state. He's accompanying me while i work here and apartment living its rough on both of us! I am so happy to have found Ruth who understands ...

Ruth S.
Ruth S.

About Ruth

years of experience
  • Oregon Humane Society
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Golden Acres Dog Retreat

Quiet secluded city house on over four acres is the perfect place for your dog's stay. Our family friendly home is ready to accommodate all of your dog's needs, and make your dog feel like part of the family. No other pets are in our home at this time, so your dog will receive undivided attention from our family. We have watched numerous dogs over the years, and would really enjoy having your dog be ...

What Ruth would like to know about your dog

Please come to the meet and greet prepared to tell me answers to these questions. Also, If you could update your care instructions with any specific details (on Rover for your dog) that would be wonderful.

Here's a list of questions I usually ask at our meet and greets:)

What types of care will be needed for your dog? How much feed will be needed? What you will provide....(food, dog house, leash, etc)? What your Doug's temperament is like, and what it likes from you? Where your dog sleeps? What your dog prefers to do during the day? Can it ride in the car? Is it ok off leash? Is it good with other dogs?

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

About Ruth's Home

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

When Ruth watches your dog

I'll take your dog on a nice walk around our neighborhood. My walk is usually 30-60 minutes every day around our quiet peaceful neighborhood. It's approximately 1-3 miles, but can be shortened or lengthened as needed for your dog:)The entire route is side-walked, and your dog would be kept on the leash at all times.

Your dog's sleeping arrangement:
I usually let the dogs sleep in my bedroom on their own dog bed, but sometimes they sleep in our living room as well, or however your dog is used to sleeping should be great. But I don't allow dogs to sleep with me:) Sorry!

Time I'll spend with your dog:
We live and work at home 24/7 so someone will always be here with your dog. I usually let the dogs out every hour or so, and make sure to spend plenty of time playing, and walking your dog as well:)

Rates: My rate is $40 a night or a day. The price is calculated based on 24 hours, not a night. So when you book a stay for one night and 2 days, you will be charged for 2 days. I hope that makes sense:)

In Ruth's Home

Dogs Not Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours
Dogs Not Allowed On Furniture

In Your Home

Potty Breaks Every 4-8 Hours

Ruth's Neighborhood

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