Dog Boarding

$40
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$43
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$20
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

$30
in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

$20
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
80%
Response Time
Under an hour

Hosting Preferences

0-15
pounds
16-40
pounds
41-100
pounds
101+
pounds
Additional Preferences
  • Unspayed Females Accepted, Neutered Males Only
  • No Females in Heat

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Sam can host up to 3 dogs per night.
Sam can host up to 3 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:
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Reviews

1
repeat client
5 Reviews

Elizabeth P.
Elizabeth P.
Apr 6, 2018
Verified Stay

this was my first experience with dog sitting after just recently getting a puppy. I had a meet and greet with Sam and I felt so comfortable with the situation I was leaving Colby in. It made my trip so much more enjoyable knowing Colby was in a safe , fun place with caring people. I am definitely using Sam again for my next trip. Thank you!

Sam M.
Sam M.
Ginger R.
Ginger R.
Mar 14, 2018
Verified Stay

Sam clearly has a way with dogs and loves caring for and playing with them. My dog had a great stay. Sam is definitely my go-to sitter from now on.

Sam M.
Sam M.
May M.
May M.
Feb 11, 2018
Verified Stay

The stay went better than I dared hope! Gracie is an older, fearful rescue dog who hasn't been left with anyone in the year she's been with me. Thanks to the time and care Sam took during the meet and greet and his understanding of how to approach my " special needs" pup, she felt completely safe. When I picked her up.she was happily settled in the living room, trading off chew toys with ...

Sam M.
Sam M.

About Sam

30
years of experience
  • Rover 101
  • Verified Enhanced Background Check

Caring & Highly-Responsible

Retired Department of Conservation manager with 30 wonderful years of experience as a pet owner. I have completed multiple dog Obedience and Agility training courses. My wife and I have two Standard Poodles who have earned their Canine Good Citizen awards and are certified as therapy dogs with Therapy Dog International.

I'm happy to work, walk and play with all types of dogs from quiet, to boisterous, to mischievous!

Prior to working for State and ...

About Sam's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has a Fenced Yard
Has 2 Dogs, No Other Pets
Sam's Pets

Tiger

Poodle
3 years, 6 mo. old, 48 lbs.

Laa-laa

Poodle
3 years, 6 mo. old, 49 lbs.
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