Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night
Response Rate
Response Time
A few minutes

Hosting Preferences

Additional Preferences
  • Spayed and Neutered Dogs
  • No Females in Heat


  • Available
  • Unavailable
Steve can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
74 Reviews

Deepika C.
Deepika C.
Sep 14, 2018
Verified Stay

We are so grateful to Steve for taking such great care of our dog for a

Steve M.
Steve M.
Vicki Z.
Vicki Z.
Sep 5, 2018
Verified Stay

Our puppy loved the stay and we found Steve easy to communicate with. We enjoyed pictures of our dog while we were away.

Steve M.
Steve M.
Maria S.
Maria S.
Aug 25, 2018
Verified Stay

It was the first time I left my dogs for so many days. It’s very hard for me to leave them. I was very anxious because my little one not always get along with other dogs and my rescue is with us for only little more than 8 months and I didn’t know how it would work. Steve was so patient and calm and managed my dogs so well. His response to my ...

Steve M.
Steve M.

About Steve

years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101

Home full-time - medium fenced yard

I live in a house with a fenced yard in a quiet neighborhood with lots of open space, sidewalks and parks nearby. Your dog will have free roam of my main floor, and I let them out during the day frequently.
I work from home so your dog be with constant company while in my care. I go for a 20-40 minutes walk with all dogs every morning and every evening. I also let them ...

What Steve would like to know about your dog

I require all prospective boarders to come to my house for a short visit. During this time I'll evaluate aggressive tendencies or extreme shyness, and no worries I will give them time to adjust to the surroundings and understand angst that comes with meeting someone new. I want to make sure your dog will be comfortable in my house, with my dog, with other dogs and with my kids.
I prefer crate trained dogs, though I will not force your dog into a crate, will work on training them if you ask.
Your dog will have some separation anxiety because you are gone and he/she is not at home; please bring a chew toy from home to help with that.
Also if you are flying to your destination and thus packing bags; dogs understand what packed bags mean and may decide they have other ideas - I advise bringing your dog to my house before you pack a single bag. Also I advise against planning to drop your dog off on the way to the airport, for peace of mind drop them off 6 to 8 hours before you leave.
I have a two day minimum stay for weekends, exceptions may be given to prior multi-day stay clients only.
Drop off time starts at 8:30 am, I may consider earlier drop off for repeat customers, if it works for me.
The daily fee is for overnight or 24 hours, I'll give 3 hours leeway before charging another day.

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

About Steve's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
Children 6-12 Years Old
Has a Fenced Yard
Has 1 Dog, No Other Pets
Steve's Pets


6 years, 7 mo. old, 32 lbs.

When Steve watches your pet

I will take your dog out for a 30 minute walk two or three times a day. There is a nearby park that is partially wooded, with a playground, open areas and a soccer field that is my on my usual route. Though I live in a large quiet neighborhood with a lot of sidewalks and other nearby park so weekend walks usually are a bit longer.

In general I reinforce training every day with treats given for sit, stay, come and sometimes heel. I also give Trooper a peanut butter bone every morning, with your approval your dog would get the same.

Trooper enjoys playing fetch with a frisbee or ball, with your approval if your dog is interested he/she could join in.

In Steve's Home

Dogs Not Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Steve's Neighborhood

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