Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Under 12 hours


House Sitting

in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

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

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4 Reviews
bora Y.
bora Y.
Jan 4, 2017

Valerie is the most trust-worthy person I know. She carries an energy that uplifts all those around her. And in addition, she has an innate and unique love for animals that's completely evident to anyone who has witnessed her connection with them. She always keeps her word and has yet to show any disappointment regarding commitment and responsibility. I would leave Valerie with my dogs any day!

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Gracie W.
Gracie W.
Jan 3, 2017

Valerie has been my roommate and friend for over 3 years and she is one of the most caring, dog loving people I know. She grew up in a household that fostered many different types of animals. The Braaten family household will have anything from 2-12 cats and their dog penny living together in harmony, and that has turned Valerie into a special kind of animal caretaker. She not only has the knowledge but a ...

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Silvia P.
Silvia P.
Jan 2, 2017

Valerie is a true animal lover! I am confident when I say that she has an open, honest, and genuinely caring personality that speaks well with any and all animals she crosses paths with. From fostering a multitude of kittens at her parents home, to finding Valerie petting puppies for adoption at a local pop-up shopping market in Venice, to receiving snapchats of Valerie holding and petting a snake, there is no doubt that I ...

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About Valerie

years of experience
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What is a life without a dog?

I am a recent college graduate working as a freelance artist in the greater NYC area. What better way to make extra cash than by getting in some therapeutic dog time? I grew up fostering sick dogs and cats, nursing them back to health, and socializing them for the purpose of adoption. I also volunteered at no kill animal shelters while in high school. Always a fanatic of animals, I have an innate way with ...

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

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