Dog Boarding

$45
in the sitter's home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$20
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Dog Walking

$20
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
80%
Response Time
Around an hour

Hosting Preferences

0-15
pounds
16-40
pounds
41-100
pounds
101+
pounds
Additional Preferences
  • Dogs Over 1 Year Old
  • Spayed and Neutered Dogs
  • No Females in Heat

Traveling Preferences

0-15
pounds
16-40
pounds
41-100
pounds
101+
pounds

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Vanessa can host 1 dog per night.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
Dog Walking Cancellation Policy:

Reviews

1
repeat client
5 Reviews

Casey R.
Casey R.
Jul 23, 2018
Verified Stay

Vanessa is great. She shared several photos of Murphy having a great time and getting the royal treatment. She was also very understanding when our flights were delayed and we couldn't pick up Murphy at our originally scheduled time.

Vanessa S.
Vanessa S.
Jenny W.
Jenny W.
Jul 9, 2018
Verified Stay

Vanessa and her dog Max were awesome companions for my goldendoodle, Corona, while we were away! Vanessa was very thoughtful about making sure the dogs felt comfortable with each other during the meet and greet and at the beginning of the stay, and I received lots of photos and video updates with Max and Corona's smiling dog faces (what more could you ask for)! Vanessa was also flexible with a late night pick-up after our ...

Vanessa S.
Vanessa S.
Jackie M.
Jackie M.
Jul 5, 2018
Verified Stay

It was wonderful having Vanessa sit for Bowie while we were away for over two weeks. Bowie has some quirks so I am very particular when it comes to a sitter. When we met for our meet and greet, I was felt confident that Bowie would be in good hands with Vanessa and good company with her adorable dog Max. She has an extensive knowledge of dog behavior and it shows that she will take ...

Vanessa S.
Vanessa S.

About Vanessa

4
years of experience
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Verified Background Check

Large Fenced Yard

I founded my own dog rescue organization last year that saves dogs that are out of time at Central Valley shelters and find them homes here in the Bay Area. I've been studying dog behavior for the past 2 years and I practice positive reinforcement methods for all training I do as well counter conditioning work to help older dogs that may have some issues.
Dogs are my life, I love hanging out with them ...

What Vanessa would like to know about your dog

Must be dog friendly and housebroken.

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

About Vanessa's Home

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

Max

Akita Inu and German Shepherd Dog
5 years, 3 mo. old, 60 lbs.
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