Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Under an hour


House Sitting

in your home

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

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

Traveling Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:


repeat clients
4 Reviews

Theresa H.
Theresa H.
Jun 1, 2018
Verified Stay

Tara really seemed to care about my dog. I was gone for 3 days and never worried once. My dog is not friendly but bonded with Tara quickly.

Tara M.
Tara M.
Mark L.
Mark L.
Apr 15, 2018
Verified Stay

Tara gave incredible car to our Dogs when we were overseas. Her visits consistently included pictures, we traded emails and messages if needed. Our biggest concern was finding a care giver that could handle our 180 lb Newfoundland. Her extensive background with Newfies had her well prepared. At the same time she spent time with our 3 pommies, making sure that all the fur-babies go attention. To top it all off even though she only ...

Tara M.
Tara M.
Sherrie C.
Sherrie C.
Dec 19, 2017
Verified Stay

Having Tara watch our Bernese worked out perfect, I'm happy we found her! We felt comfortable leaving Mishka in her care, was trustworthy and reliable. She kept me informed and she was flexible with my schedule, will be booking with her again!

Tara M.
Tara M.

About Tara

years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Enhanced Background Check

Experienced dog rescuer/dogmom!

I'm a lifelong dog-owner and dog-lover! I founded and ran a rescue program for Great Pyrenees dogs and for years I fostered most of those dogs. My older two kids grew up playing dog rescue and naming strays that we were helping. I've been a wildlife educator focusing on wolves for the past 11 years, and even spent a a summer hand-raising homeless wolf pups! I've also worked with adult wolves...so I "speak" canine ...

What Tara would like to know about your dog

I have a great deal of experience with large and giant breeds such as great pyrenees, newfies, golden retrievers, aussies and mixed breeds.

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

When Tara watches your pet

I'd love to walk your dog, take them to the dog park if you want, play ball/chuck-it with them, or just play with them in your yard!

Tara's Service Area

All stays booked on Rover receive our Rover guarantee, 24/7 support, and our reservation protection.