House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
Response Time
Around an hour

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
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repeat clients
63 Reviews

Nicole B.
Nicole B.
November 15, 2017
Verified Stay

This was the first time Ruth stayed at our house to watch our puppy, Skipper. It appears everything went smoothly and we'd love to have her back!

Ruth S.
Ruth S.
Lokahi L.
Lokahi L.
July 24, 2017
Verified Stay

Great communication during the sitting, sending lots of pictures and updates! She treated our dog, Aria, wonderfully. She took her on lots of walks and gave her lots of attention. Will request her sitting again in the future.

Ruth S.
Ruth S.
Rebecca G.
Rebecca G.
June 28, 2017
Verified Stay

Ruth took wonderful care of my two guys! It was lovely to be able to go take care of some business while knowing my dogs were safe and sound and having fun (with pictures to prove it!). Ruth is knowledgeable, professional, clear and prompt in her communication, and a very sweet person to boot. I highly recommend her services!

Ruth S.
Ruth S.

About Ruth

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

Golden Acres Dog Retreat

Due to ciircumstances beyond my control, I have to move from my home by August 18th. As a result, I've marked my calender as unavailable after August 18th to the end of the year for Dogsitting. But I am able to do in home sitting, checkins, and dog walking still. I plan to continue doing dogsitting in my new location once it is established. Please contact me if you'd like to book a housestitting, dog ...

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 will you provide....(food, dog house, leash, etc)? What your dog'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
Senior Dog Experience
Can provide daily exercise
Injected Medication Administration
Special Needs Dog Experience
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