Dog Boarding

$25
in the sitter's home
per night

House Sitting

$30
in your home
per night

Drop-In Visits

$13
30-minute check-ins
per visit

Doggy Day Care

$20
in the sitter's home
per day

Dog Walking

$13
30-minute walks
per walk
Response Rate
100%
Response Time
A few minutes

Hosting Preferences

0-15
lbs
16-40
lbs
41-100
lbs
101+
lbs
Additional Preferences
  • No Females in Heat

Traveling Preferences

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

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Velvet can host up to 3 dogs per night.
Velvet can host up to 3 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
House Sitting Cancellation Policy:
Drop-In Visits Cancellation Policy:
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Reviews

3 Reviews

Kayla S.
Kayla S.
Nov 13, 2018
Verified Stay

Velvet was so great with my dogs especially my scared little boy who can be pretty difficult and sent me photos of them having fun at the park. And thankfully she was able to come on such short notice too.

Velvet C.
It was my pleasure. I am just glad I was able to convince him to come outside with me. Happy ...
Velvet C.
Monique T.
Monique T.
Nov 8, 2018
Verified Stay

my pups were well cared for during their stay. Velvet sent many pictures and they were very happy!! I'll definitely have them stay with her again when needed. Thanks Velvet!!

Velvet C.
We would love to have them stay with us again. Wrangler misses his buddies! It was my pleasure, and thank-you ...
Velvet C.
laura G.
laura G.
Oct 15, 2018

Velvet (and her husband Bern) are true dog people. Loving, caring, with boundaries and training but still know how to spoil a dog. Their dog kids are adorable rambunctious boys who love playing with new friends, and Velvet is as reliable as it gets. She's one of the few people I trust to watch my neurotic giant dog Donald.

Velvet C.
Velvet C.

About Velvet

20
years of experience
  • Verified Background Check
  • Rover 101
  • ACDRA Donor

Home full-time, fully fenced yard

A little about me…
My name is Velvet. I am currently a student at CSN. Majority of my coursework is completed online, with limited on campus requirements. Therefore, I am home all day.
I have housesat and pet-sat many times throughout my life for family, friends, and friend-of-friends. I have sat for fish, cats, dogs, birds, horses, cows, and even a guinea pig once. I have personally owned fish, ferrets, a gerbil, cats, and dogs ...

What Velvet would like to know about your dog

I do not have any breed preferences. I will keep my dogs separated from yours until they get used to each other, and respect each other's personal space. I would like to know if your pup is potty trained, if not we can work on it. Do they know any commands? Any commands you would like me to teach them? Personality traits, food motivated, restrictions, etc. Whatever you can tell me that will make your pup more comfortable while with me.

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

About Velvet's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
No Children Present
Has a Fenced Yard
Has 2 Dogs, No Other Pets
Velvet's Pets

Wrangler

Australian Cattle Dog
2 years, 7 mo. old, 50 lbs.

Angus

Australian Cattle Dog
1 year, 7 mo. old, 40 lbs.

When Velvet watches your pet

We can walk around our neighborhood. There are plenty of things to see and sniff. I use this opportunity to reinforce good behaviors and additional training, sitting at crossings and leave it for when they become too interested in something. On weekends we may visit one of the many parks around, in the summer we will stop in at the splash pad. Our dogs go everywhere with us, so weekends include trips to Home Depot or Starbucks for a puppachino, before we hit the parks. We also like to go to Lake Mead on the weekends in the summer for some swimming (life jackets required). We can play fetch with a ball or Frisbee in the backyard. There are plenty of ropes for tug-of-war. In the summer we will play in the sprinklers and hose (this is for my enjoyment too). I like to do short training sessions throughout the day. There is always plenty of affection, pets and cuddling too.

In Velvet's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours
Dogs Allowed On Furniture

Velvet's Neighborhood

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