Stephen D.

Response Rate: 80%
Response Time: Under 12 hours


Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

30-minute walks
per walk
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Hosting Preferences

Additional Preferences
  • Dogs Over 1 Year Old
  • Crate-Trained Dogs Only

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
Stephen can host up to 6 dogs per night.
Stephen can host up to 6 dogs per day for day care.
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Stephen's Photos

of clients received photo updates
Stephen is using the Rover app to track activity and send Rover Cards


repeat clients
25 Reviews

Hannah B.
Hannah B.
Sep 10, 2019
Verified Stay

Stephen and Alice watched our pup for about ten days. We felt they did a terrific job of caring for him during that time! They provided frequent updates, including photos, and were flexible on pick up timing when we were delayed getting home. Thanks for watching Hudson!

Thank you Hannah!! Hudson is a really great boy. He's welcome anytime!! :)
Stephen D.
Kevin M.
Kevin M.
Sep 9, 2019
Verified Stay

Our dog, Sumi, needs some medical care and special diet due to kidney disease at a young age. We booked 30 minutes every morning and 2x30 minutes every evening to make sure that there was time to inject fluids, heat up pre-made food, and walk. Sumi was taken care of and we got pretty close to the time we paid for. We were grateful to find somebody who could perform the care.

The downside is ...

Thank you for the review and for all the feedback!! We're sorry for any trouble caused and we really appreciate ...
Stephen D.
Patrick M.
Patrick M.
Sep 5, 2019
Verified Stay

Stephen took such great care of my dog. He always sent me photos, played with him, and made sure he was well taken care of. He even got him a toy during his long stay. It was such a kind gesture that really made me feel at ease having him watch my dog.

Thanks Patrick!! We really love Jaleo, he was a sweetheart.
Stephen D.

About Stephen

years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Pre-Vet Student, Loving Dog Dad

Currently I am an animal technician in Sunnyvale. I have worked for over 5 years at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine previously as a technician as well. I am currently applying to vet school to begin my final step of my career, which is ultimately to become a vet. As you might guess, I love animals of all kinds, especially our friendly, furry, pets. It is the love I have for dogs and ...

What Stephen would like to know about your dog

Please let us know if they are house-trained or not. We also like to know if they have severe separation anxiety or any other situations that apply!

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
First Aid/CPR
Special Needs Dog Experience
Injected Medication Administration
Senior Dog Experience
Can provide daily exercise

About Stephen's Home

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


Miniature Pinscher, Mixed, and Rat Terrier
7 years old, 26 lbs.

When Stephen watches your pet

Plenty of dog parks near where I live, along with a giant stretch of green grass that dogs just LOVE playing in.

In Stephen's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 2-4 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Stephen's Neighborhood

Stephen's Neighborhood
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