Sarah took care of our field spaniel, Maggie, many times over the last ten years both in our home and hers. Don't hesitate to hire her - she is dog-smart, conscientious and loved our Maggie like our own. Even when there were geriatric challenges Sarah handled our aging girl with patience and care. She kept us updated with email and photos while we were away, and left our home and lake cabin in perfect order. Bonus ...
Sarah is a professional pet care person! She has many years of experience and is beyond capable when looking after pets. She is caring and mature and adores animals and understands their ways and needs. She can follow instructions and we love to have her watch our Java and Pucky, (lab and husky shepherd).
Sarah is the best kind of dog-sitter--experienced, engaged and knowledgeable. She takes joy in each dog's unique personality, yet keeps her care-taker responsibilities top-of-mind. You will appreciate her attention to schedules and detail as well as her uncanny ability to understand what dogs might need or want at any given moment. She's at ease giving medication to and pampering your senior pooch but also happy to exercise and romp with your more energetic fur-kids. I ...
Unflappable, reliable, PRESENT.
Unflappable, quiet writer has cared for pets on several continents. As a writer I spend most of my time IN or around your home, so your pet will not lack attention. I care for dogs large and small, puppy to geriatric. (I charge more for puppy care - if you have one you know why.) I've cared for cats from mellow to maniacal (once they sense they cannot unnerve me, they give in and accept. ) I ...
What Sarah would like to know about your dog
Walking and social behaviors, level of training, car behavior, leash manners and what sort of leash owner uses (I don't use or advocate zip leashes). Is your dog food-motivated? What is their toileting routine? I love most breeds, but have a soft spot for working and hunting breeds.