Dog Boarding

$48
in the sitter's home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$22
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

$33
in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

$22
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
100%
Response Time
Within a few hours

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs
Additional Preferences
  • Dogs Over 1 Year Old
  • Spayed and Neutered Dogs
  • No Females in Heat

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Sandy can host up to 3 dogs per night.
Sandy can host 1 dog per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

21
repeat clients
36 Reviews

Kelsey R.
Kelsey R.
Oct 7, 2018
Verified Stay

Due to a last-minute cancellation I was looking for a suitable dog walker for my two dogs, one of which has fairly crippling anxiety and does not do well with strangers. Sandy stepped in and saved the day, not only agreeing to help on short notice but also doing the impossible - she made my fearful pooch trust her enough to take treats from her hand after just meeting that day! This may not seem like ...

Sandy M.
Sandy M.
Brandon W.
Brandon W.
Oct 5, 2018
Verified Stay

Sandy was great! My dog loved staying with her and she was responsive and caring. She is also a great photographer. Thanks!

Sandy M.
Sandy M.
Katy G.
Katy G.
Sep 28, 2018
Verified Stay

Sandy was wonderful with our dog Dexter! We just moved to the area and our dog can be very anxious and scared of humans. So we were very worried at first when we had to leave him for a week to travel for work. But it only took a day for us to be at ease because Sandy gave him so much love and care. She sent us tons of pictures a day of him ...

Sandy M.
Sandy M.

About Sandy

20
years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Fenced yard, dog pool, sunny deck!

A dog walker and dog sitter since 2003, I have 20 years experience, overall, with dogs. I spent 2 years as the Shelter Manager at a Humane Society and also graduated from the Canine Behavior Academy in Novato, CA to become a dog trainer and behaviorist. I have worked with dogs on everything from basic obedience to specific behavior modification; always practicing reward-based, positive reinforcement. I have also spent nearly 20 years as a volunteer ...

What Sandy would like to know about your dog

All breeds and sizes welcome. Would like to know your dog's experience being around another dog. Does your dog share toys or prefer to have their own toys? Does your dog have any fears or anything that makes them nervous? (postal workers, loud trucks, fireworks) In the case where I have to slip out for a short while, how does your dog handle being alone in the house? Any separation anxiety? Is your dog crated at night or when alone in the house? We are deep into flea and tick season, is your dog on preventative? What is your dog's schedule, how often does it go out during the day, how much exercise each day and what is the feeding schedule?

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

About Sandy's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has a Fenced Yard
Has 1 Dog, No Other Pets
Sandy's Pets

Wally

Labrador Retriever
3 years, 2 mo. old, 72 lbs.

When Sandy watches your pet

While staying with me, your dog will be a welcome member of my home. He/she will come along on hikes to Tilden Park, Redwood Regional Park, Las Trampas, Mt. Tam and other local hot spots! Or, if they prefer to lounge around instead... that's good too!

There is a dog pool in the fully fenced backyard and a warm, sunny deck for your dog to relax on and do some sunbathing. Your dog will always be supervised when in the backyard and/or on the deck.
**Please note: If you are boarding and you drop off in the am and pick up in the pm, there will be a daycare charge. Boarding fees are for a 26 hour maximum period.

***DOG HIKING EXCURSIONS*** I offer a special Dog Hiking Excursion 2-3 times per week. The hikes range from 3-8 miles and your dog will be out of the house for 3-5 hours, depending on the length of the hike. The fee for the Dog Hiking Excursions is $31. Inquire with me about availability.

In Sandy's Home

Dogs Not Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 2-4 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Sandy's Neighborhood

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