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Samantha D.

Wdm, IA

5.0 out of 5 stars
488 reviews
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Experienced pet care - FT caretaker

Pet care experience

Hello fellow pet lovers! I'd love to introduce myself & help you on your journey finding the perfect fit for your pet care needs! My name is Samantha & I have 3 sweet friendly pups named Artemis, Finley and Lionel. I have spent my life dedicated to dogs & pet care - whether caring for my own 3 dogs, or my friend’s, family's & client's pets. I have successfully run my own pet care business for over 6 years, 8 years professional kennel experience and several years of Veterinarian Technician experience. It can be difficult finding a safe haven for your pet while you are gone. (I too have run into this problem) so i make pet care easy keeping pets comfortable, happy and fun for both you and your pet! Having pet care with peace of mind is priceless and I love providing that quality of service to all my clients! I specialize in dogs, cats, and small animals. I am trained in dog CPR, elderly dog care, young puppies, diabetic care or dogs that have epilepsy & more! If your dog has medications or allergies, please let me know and I can certainly accommodate them. Whether your pup is one of the most active breeds or a couch potato I can definitely accommodate their needs. I provide everything your dog would need besides their food as well as sending regular updates throughout each stay with pictures and videos, so you are guaranteed to know your dog is having a blast! After so much extensive experience caring for pets in my life. I can confidently tell you that when your pet is in my care they will be treated like family with love, kindness and compassion. And lastly, I would love to meet prior to any stay so your pup can successfully get acclimated into our pack. Being at home full-time has allowed me to have the most flexibility when caring for all types of pets. I fill my schedule with hourly activities, down time, and potty times while keeping clients up to date regularly throughout the stay. Being trained in dog behavior lets me be able to help dogs from young ages to even elderly dogs to socialize in safe supervised setting as well as increase confidence, socialization and manners when hanging out with other dogs. Caring for animals is my full-time passion. I provide 24 hour care, cuddle time, grooming, endless dog walks & buddy time (group supervised dog play time) my schedule is based around any pet care I can assist with.

Reviews

Melissa M.
Dog Boarding • Jun 13, 2024
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Samantha and her fur crew are like an oasis of fun for my little Wilbur!

Robert C.
Doggy Day Care • Jun 09, 2024
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Our dogs had a very nice day with Samantha. She provided updates and some great pictures of the dogs during the day. Thanks for taking such good care of them.

Casey L.
Dog Boarding • Jun 04, 2024
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As always, the pups love Samantha’s! We never second guess leaving town for the weekend or taking a long trip because we know they will be cared for plus she keeps us updated with multiple photos/videos daily!

Fara C.
Drop-In Visits • Jun 03, 2024
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My boys love a visit from Sam! Thank you :) love, Bohdi, Boston & Toby

About Samantha D.

Communication

178 repeat pet parents
100% response rate
Usually responds in a few minutes
100% bookings with photo updates
Sends updates with Rover Cards

Skills

15 years of experience
Oral medication administration
Injected medication administration
First aid/CPR
Senior dog experience
Special needs dog experience
Can provide daily exercise

Safety, trust & environment

After over 8 years of professional experience, I am fully prepared to care for any pet. If you want pet care with peace of mind, book with me. - Sammy the Pet Sitter

Home

Lives in a house
Has a fenced yard
Non-smoking household
Has 3 dogs
No children present
Dogs allowed on bed
Dogs allowed on furniture
Potty breaks every 0-2 hours

Information Samantha D. would like to know about your pet

The more information you can give me the better I can accommodate correctly. I like to know if your dog has any allergies, what their experience is with other dogs, and if they have kennel experience. Its important for me to know what causes your dog anxiety and ways for me to calm them down. Please let me know if any special accommodations are necessary right away, for example medications. I would like all owners to provide up to date vaccination records and any previous medical history if necessary. With these details I can stay true to providing that safe haven for your pet.

A typical day

I provide a safe, fun, and enriching environment for your pet. I have three dogs of my own that enjoy new company, and will provide your pet with a fun time. We play fun games, give out toys and treats and treat all pets like my own. A typical day include group play, one on one interactions, and training as needed.

Services

Boarding
in the sitter's home
$58per night
House Sitting
in your home
$79per night
Drop-In Visits
visits in your home
$38per visit
Doggy Day Care
in the sitter's home
$45per day
Dog Walking
in your neighborhood
$30per walk

Samantha can host

Cats
0 to 15 lbs
16 to 40 lbs
41 to 100 lbs
over 101 lbs

Samantha can watch in your home

Cats
0 to 15 lbs
16 to 40 lbs
41 to 100 lbs
over 101 lbs

Availability

If you have any other questions or would like to schedule a meet and greet, please reach out to me! From our pack to yours, we can't wait to meet your furry friend and have them join the fun!

Available
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About Samantha D.

Communication

178 repeat pet parents
100% response rate
Usually responds in a few minutes
100% bookings with photo updates
Sends updates with Rover Cards

Skills

15 years of experience
Oral medication administration
Injected medication administration
First aid/CPR
Senior dog experience
Special needs dog experience
Can provide daily exercise

Safety, trust & environment

After over 8 years of professional experience, I am fully prepared to care for any pet. If you want pet care with peace of mind, book with me. - Sammy the Pet Sitter

Home

Lives in a house
Has a fenced yard
Non-smoking household
Has 3 dogs
No children present
Dogs allowed on bed
Dogs allowed on furniture
Potty breaks every 0-2 hours

Information Samantha D. would like to know about your pet

The more information you can give me the better I can accommodate correctly. I like to know if your dog has any allergies, what their experience is with other dogs, and if they have kennel experience. Its important for me to know what causes your dog anxiety and ways for me to calm them down. Please let me know if any special accommodations are necessary right away, for example medications. I would like all owners to provide up to date vaccination records and any previous medical history if necessary. With these details I can stay true to providing that safe haven for your pet.

A typical day

I provide a safe, fun, and enriching environment for your pet. I have three dogs of my own that enjoy new company, and will provide your pet with a fun time. We play fun games, give out toys and treats and treat all pets like my own. A typical day include group play, one on one interactions, and training as needed.

Location

Wdm, IA

Samantha D.'s Neighborhood

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Samantha D.

Wdm, IA

5.0 out of 5 stars
488 reviews