Samantha is full of energy and excitement around dogs. It is impossible to be with Samantha in public without her politely asking dog owners if she can pet their dogs. She is also very patient with my own grumpy 11 year old Cairn Terrier who wants nothing more than to sleep. Her friendly demeanor coaxes him out of his dog bed for a belly scratch and some cuddles. She is especially patient when walking him ...
I have a rescue border collie who came to me with anxiety issues and a big distrust of people. Samantha came in with a calm, assertive attitude that told Maggie (my dog's name) that she was higher in the 'pack' order than she was. This caused some confusion with Maggie but very quickly she realized that Samantha was a friend and not a foe.
From then on, every time Samantha comes to our house Maggie ...
Samantha is a natural with animals. With no previous experience and minimal instruction on the spot she successfully guided my Border Collie through an agility course in the United Kingdom. Samantha is reliable and energetic.
Enthusiastic and Caring Dog-Walker
I absolutely love dogs, but don't have the money or the correct housing conditions for the life they deserve. I have pet-sat many dogs (including Border Collies and Rottweilers). I am available weekdays after 4pm and on most weekends. I am happy to house-sit, dog sit, and go for walks, but sadly I cannot have dogs in my own home. I love the outdoors and would be more than willing to run with your dogs ...