Wow! I honestly can't say enough positive things about Victoria housesitting our 1.5 year old golden retriever. Victoria came over 3 weeks in advance to do a Meet & Greet with Pappy where she asked tons of questions - his commands, how he is on a leash, our preferences when she stays in our home, etc. During the 3 day stay, she was extremely communicative - multiple pictures/videos throughout the day with updates and constantly ...
We feel so fortunate to have found Victoria, who has stayed with our two dogs for long weekends twice now. I cannot sing her praises enough. Not only is she very knowledgable about dogs and extremely loving and sweet with them, and leaves our house clean and tidy, she didn't bat an eye when our one dog had belly issues the entire weekend she was here, or when our other dog found a baby possum ...
Victoria is AMAZING! She was very thorough asked all the right questions and took notes about each of our dogs to make sure they felt at home. She took them on a walks to the park. She even took them on a hike to their favorite spot on the river. She sent tons of pictures and updates! We definitely will be using her again!!
Experienced Dog Trainer & Lover
I've always been an animal lover and have had rescue dogs all my life. In college, being dog-obsessed but limited on at-home time, I joined the Guide Dog Foundation and handled 24/7 basic training for two seeing eye dogs, where I brought them with me everywhere, keeping them each from the time they were 6 weeks to a year and a half years old. Once I began working full time, I stopped training but ...
What Victoria would like to know about your dog
Their usual schedule - when and how much do they typically eat and what's their bathroom schedule, if they're on one? Do they have any behavioral/personality quirks I should be aware of? Are they prone to chew certain items? Are they friendly with other dogs if we're out? Any medications they're on? Any activities they really love or that we should avoid?