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  • 19 years in business
  • 132 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Paula A.

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KYM IMPROVED QUALITY OF LIFE FOR MY DOG AND I BOTH;SHE IS AWESOME! SHE KNOWS HER STUFF AND IS VERY KIND!Frida is my first dog & considered by some a "problem breed".I rescued her mother & siblings & found then all homes...except Frida, I chose her from the litter.Years before meeting Kym, I read up a bit. I did some things right for my puppy! Icrate trained her, and took her to puppy classes. She was easily potty trained, and trained not to bark, chew or nibble on fingers. She learned to sit, stay, fetch, and high five. She is very loyal& sweet and once scared off an intruder who came in through my kitchen window at night!!!! I thought everything was great. Frida always had a big yard, a bed inside, and always seemed happy. At about 6 years old, we moved to a smaller place. Frida had a dog run &we played often but @ 65 lbs, she needed to go on walks. I then realized what a naughty human I had been. Frida was totally unsocialized, she tugged on her leash, would nip if strangers tried to pet her, disliked children, and refused to come when I called her. She liked to chase motorcycles..skate boards, trucks, & cats.....oh my!I had inadvertently conditioned her to be a yard guard dog. ...with very poor social skills and bad manners. Total nightmare @ the park!I became so worried about her running off and her seemingly aggressive behavior, our walks became very stressful. I felt guilty and stressed!I tried a few trainers who suggested choke chains and various techniques until KYM RESCUED US!!!!! She convinced me to bring my 6 year old dog to puppy classes. I always say Kym trained me and my dog responded quickly. She didn't let me waste anymore time feeling worried our stressed. She was kind, patient, and well informed. It became a simple matter of me learning to understand my dogs needs and behavior. Frida comes when called, doesn't chase cars, and has even spent time at doggy day care with other dogs!!!!! She's even nice to the cable guy! Yet, I'm still confident Frida would stave off any intruders!Kym trained us both well!! I have my sweet best buddy back with more play options than ever! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND KYM FOR ANY DOGGY NEEDS YOU MAY HAVE!!!!

Laurie W.

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First class just finished. Great information on dogs. Nice print out to take home covering training, feeding, breaking bad habits. Teacher knows her material and is very hands on. Five more classes to go. My dog has already learned to sit and walk on a leash.

Tim D.

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Kym had my dog sitting and lying down on command within an hour. also trained me to use halti and and long leash to get my dog to come and stay. Very pleased with her professionalism and continued support if I need to have questions answered. Tim D.

TOP PRO
  • 8 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Mark F.

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Look no further! Lori will take care of your pet family while you are away! Dependable, reliable, pet savvy, and friendly .... Lori has a true love for animals and it comes out the moment you meet her ... No wonder she it the top rated pet concierge in north San Diego. Go away on vacation ... Just make sure you call Lori first 😺

Cristian A.

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Lori came to our Babe we are home to care for our two boys. She is a wonderful cat caregiver. I recommend her for pet sitting any time. She will send pictures and photos of your pets every day. That is so thoughtful of her.

William M.

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Cannot offer any improvement. Lori was amazing with our cats and we were overwhelmed by her courtesy and professionalism. Cannot recommend any stronger that everyone should use Coco & Boo fir their pet watching needs.

  • 20 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Shellie K.

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They are nicely ladies, my babies looked amazing. Not sure if it’s a coincidence but all 5 dogs did get ear infections from not drying their ears. But I love the way they worked on all my dogs. I need to find a new groomer after falling in love with them as they went up 15.00 a dog for 75.00 total more every 2 weeks so that’s 150 more s month added on to the 500 a month so that’s 650 a month was requested for our dogs. It was just to much. Our babies will miss them. Shellie

Danny H.

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The stylist was very professional and very caring with my pet. I would recommend her to all my friends. Thank You Very much Mr. Harris

Lidia L.

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Reminded me of my appointment two days before and arrived on time. Friendly and satisfied with my pet's grooming.

TOP PRO
  • 4 years in business
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 10 min

Scott V.

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Angela did a wonderful job looking after our fur kids! We have one dog, two kitties and a foster kitty that she watched over. She walked our dog twice a day, played with the kitties and even brought our mail in! She will send you updates and pictures if you ask her to. I highly recommend her, she did a great job!

Ronzae D.

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She was wonderful with our Puppy Maestro. Very experienced and comfortable which allowed us to be at ease. Her techniques were super easy and effective. We loved her! She's great. Like a DOG WHISPERER. Thanks Angie

Bill H.

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She is very caring. She loves working with your pets. Our dogs responded to her great training

  • 18 years in business
  • Response time: 1 min
  • Pasadena, CA

Mignon T.

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Alex is simply amazing. She has a little dog that exceed anything I’ve ever seen so her sense of care, passion, and responsibility exceeds even that of your for your pet. I went out of the country for two weeks and I don’t think my little Maltese even wanted to come home LOL. I have never seen anyone have such a sense of devotion to their career path. She sent us constant updates, photographs, even inquiries on my dogs behavior to ensure that he was acting in his normal routine. She made sure I was aware of the fun he was having as well as how much he loved a different kind of dog food. She takes her sense of responsibility incredibly seriously. My family and I could not have had our smallest family member in better hands. I intended to support Alexandra and cannot think of any other plac my family and I could not have had our smallest family member in better hands. I intend to support Alexandra for years to come!!!!! Mignon T.

Joanne R.

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Alexandra is a wonderful dog sitter. She really cares about the animals. Her mantra is safety first. I can now go on vacation and know that my pet will be safe and loved. Alexandra has been a life saver and a life changer as I used to hate to go anywhere knowing I would have to leave my dog. Finding a trustworthy sitter was always a problem. But not anymore. My pet is always happy to see her and that tells it all. I know my dog is well treated and cared for. I can now leave her with a peace of mind. I also really appreciate Alexandra’s professionalism and trustworthiness. She is also punctual.

Bonnie P.

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I have boarded my two dogs at Spoiled Dog Pet Care on several occasions. Missy and Bentley are always happy to arrive and sad to leave. Alex Callner treats them as if they were her own. She is the best! I highly recommend Spoiled Dog Pet Care.

  • 27 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Martin K.

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We are extremely pleased with Jenny's service. She is caring and attentive to our pet, Diesel. Jenny sent texts and pictures (even video) updating us on Diesel's activity while on her watch. Diesel seemed to really enjoyed his stays at Jenny's. He lets Jenny brush his hair and follow the feeding schedule when that was the toughest one to set in our home. Diesel gets along really well with Jenny's dogs Harry and Guerro as well. Overall we are very happy and extremely satisfied with Jenny and highly recommending it to others. She will treat your pet like her own. Will definitely be using her service again in the future!

Marcia S.

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We are so glad we picked Jenny as our dog pet sitter! She took care of our dog for 4 days while we were traveling. She was very attentive and kind with our boy and was always sending pictures and messages. Which helped us to see how he was doing. One thing that really amazed us is that our dog was trained in portuguese and Jenny learned somethings just so he could understand her better! Our dog was very happy under Jenny's care and that's the most important part for us. We sure recommend her services.

Alana P.

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We love Jenny! She really loves animals and it shows! She took amazing care of our dog Riley while went out of town for 10 days. In fact, she really went above and beyond in the excellent service she provided. She also kept us posted with pics and videos of our dog having so much fun! I was always confident she was In very loving home and having a blast. I would highly recommend XoXo pet sitting!!!! Thanks again Jenny :)

TOP PRO
  • 5 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Aliso Viejo, CA

Kyle P.

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Jen did an amazing job watching our dogs while we were alway for 10 days. Highly recommend her to anyone looking for a pet sitter.

Alan W.

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Jennifer was professional and punctual. She also texted us while we were on vacation to let us know how our cats were doing.

  • 14 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Neela S.

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Sherri helped us organize and purge food in our pantry, masterbedroom closets and office/office closet for our home prior to putting it on the market. It was a relief to have the extra brain and hands to help set up the house. We have two small children and it's nearly impossible to organize and purge with them running around! So this service was highly valuable to us! We enjoyed Sherri's work and help and would gladly re-hire if we needed help organizing again! ;)

Cindy W.

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Sherri has been outstanding accommodating a dog sitter for me! I live in Garden Grove where it seems there is a lack of sitters in this area. Luckily Sherri has staff to cover this area! So far I've used her services 2-3 times and always been satisfied!

Lindsay H.

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I had a great experience working with Sherri and had Doreen take care of my cat while I was out of town! Doreen was sweet and updated me on my little guy when ever I asked. I will be using their services in the future!

  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 16 min

Karen A.

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I have a GSD with a serious case of separation anxiety. We got pet walkers to help and Jessie was one of them. Jessie was not afraid, took control, and my dog loves her. Jessie is prompt, will let you know if she notices anything wrong, and will make suggestions on food/training if you need help. She goes above and beyond - she helped search for my dog when sable escaped the vet/boarding kennel facility on her own time. I highly recommend Jessie's walking and overnight pet sitting.

Sherridan R.

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Jessie is knowledgeable and reliable about walking dogs. She has some training experience. My dog is very leash reactive and I'm not totally comfortable letting him go with someone without my supervision. Jessie was willing to let me do that. For now, I've postponed dog walking, but not because of Walk'n Wag'n. They seem to be a reliable and professional company. I would recommend them.

Cindy W.

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Jessie is hands down the best dog sitter ever! My 3 pups were well taken care of while I was away and she did a fabulous job with them. Will definately be a return customer😎💩!

  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours
  • Mission Viejo, CA

Sandra W.

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We rescued what I refer to as a special needs dog. Calle was two years old and everything frightened her. We knew we needed professional help. The first trainer we called couldn’t make a connection with Calle. We then contacted Melissa based on reviews we read online. We were not disappointed! She really considered Calle’s needs and customized a plan to work on walking Calle on a leash, socialization, and potty training. It wasn’t long before we were able to walk Calle in the neighborhood/park. The potty training techniques Melissa shared with us worked immediately! Melissa also met us at various places (shopping centers, park) to work on socialization skills. Melissa’s style is firm, yet so kind and gentle. She also did a great job educating me as a dog owner. In addition to training, Melissa is the (ONLY) person we count on for dog sitting. Even though Calle made enormous progress in the area of training, I wasn’t so sure she would ever be comfortable away from home. I am happy to report I was wrong. She has overnight visits with Melissa about every six weeks and comes home a happy doggie – NO anxiety. I highly recommend Melissa for her outstanding training techniques, knowledge, professionalism, reliability, and last but not least, her obvious love of dogs.

Raymond T.

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I had used a trainer with limited success and was frustrated by the experience. I was referred to Bark to Basics by a colleague who experienced great results by working with Melissa at Bark to Basics. We had the same great outcome. She worked with us to help us better understand our dogs responses to us. We tried Bark to Basics rewards based approach and it worked. We learned so much about dog behavior and responses from Melissa. We as pet parents, required more training than our dog! Melissa also is a pet sitter which helped reinforce our training while we were away.

Rene L.

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Melissa is wonderful and really knows what she's talking about. Our dog after just 2 visits is responding well. I'd recommend Bark to Basics to anyone….including my son!

  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 min

Helen H.

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Lisa walks my dog on a weekly basis and he loves every minute of the walk and the caring attention he gets each week. She really does an amazing job caring for my pet that looks forward to his weekly walks. I would highly recommend her and her service that she provides for pets.

Ashley H.

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My pet has been so much happier now that Lisa has been walking him. She always provides pictures and little notes on how my dog is doing while I am at work. Overall I have had a great experience with her as my dog walker.

Carol C.

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I have been using Happy Paws pet sitting for over a year now, for overnights and dog walks. I think there a great! They give lots of TLC & playtime and are very dependable.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 min
  • Aliso Viejo, CA

Pamela G.

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Lorrie lives for pets! She has had cats, dogs, fish, turtles and more since she was a child and loves being in their presence. Lorrie loves animals and goes the extra mile to make sure all of their needs and comforts are taken care of. Lorrie has worked with Veterinarians before and is always my first call when I have a concern for my fur baby. Lorrie has taken care of our very finicky & pampered Scottish Fold for years and we always know he is safe, loved and cared for while we are away!

Kim W.

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Lorrie Grumblings is a caring pet sitter. She is takes the job seriously. She gives so much care, love, and play to the animals. As you will immediately see, she loves caring for animals and is a natural at it. Lorrie is a considerate and respectful person. She will honor the owners schedule and residence. It is a dream to have her as your petsitter. You will have peace of mind and your pets will have a great time and be well cared for. Warm Regards and Safe Travels,

Jean P.

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This isn't just a job to Lorrie, she truly cares about & for pets as if they were her own! My pets just naturally responded to her as if they knew her! Lorrie is a very dependable responsible person! Thank you Lorrie!! Jean P.

  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 17 hours

Erin E.

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Maureen was very responsive to texts/calls/emails. She made sure to address the individual needs of my family/pet. She packed in so much information into just one session and provided us with some unexpected extras. We have already seen an improvement in our puppy's behavior after one session. I love her positive approach to modifying behavior. She was also super patient with us (first time dog parents). We had some very basic questions but she spent extra time with us to make sure we were set before she left. Will definitely use her again and refer friends in need of doggy help.

Kathy B.

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We are about to come to the end of the first month with Maureen working with my dogs and pups. I couldn’t be happier with her! She is good with each dog and works methodically to move them toward the goals I identified. She is always very professional and kind with the dogs. Kathy Bailey Sunny Daze Labradors

Linda J.

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Canines 4 Life has been doing excellent job with our dogs ... Maureen is professional and caring. She loves working with dogs and helping people with their dogs . we highly recommend using Canines 4

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min
  • Fontana, CA

Anne G.

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Alan has made sure our chocolate lab is walked daily. We come home to a much happier dog! Alan also sends texts to let me know how Porter is doing.

Gratia S.

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Walking a #100 Golden - not easy. It all was perfect.

  • 11 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Bonni B.

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My tibetan mastiff started with Dwain the first week I had him at 12 weeks old. He adores Dwain and so do I. He is consistent and kind while training. We took private lessons and used his pet sitting service. I couldn't be more pleased with him. Dwain is one of the good guys!!!!

Michelle A.

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This is my first time using Thumbtack. And was surprised by how quickly I received a response to my service need. Was very satisfied because it seems like I found a perfect trainer for my dog, which is what I was looking for. I won't hesitate to use Thumbtack again in the future.

JENNIE S.

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Love Dwain. Very knowledgeable. We will have our first session on Friday. Hoping he can help our fearful dog.

  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours
  • Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Maya M.

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Robin is a super-great person to leave your dog with!! I have left my pup with her on numerous occasions and he adores her; every time we go back to her place, he wags his tail and can't stop jumping all over her! Robin is knowledgeable about dogs in general but also is attentive to the individual needs of my dog - she is fun, patient, responsible, has both and indoor and outdoor area for dogs to hang out, walks them, talks to them, cuddles them... I would not hesitate to leave any pet with Robin! :-)

Harry H.

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Robin is great! She is very accommodating, friendly, and reliable. I work long days and it's nice to have her come over and let my pup out during the day. I can see a difference in my pup when I get home, she's much happier that she has a friend that walks her and plays with her everyday when I'm away. I would say if you're looking for a dog walker, Robin is definitely the one you want. I'm glad I found her, and my pup loves her!

Sonya M.

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Robin took care of my 2 dogs for 5 days. She did all that she was supposed to do and more and gave my dogs lots of love and attention and played with them. She also kept us informed on how they were doing every single day through text messages and pictures. I would definitely have her pet sit my dogs again in the future. She is a great person and very friendly.

  • 10 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 24 min

Linda Y.

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Lynn and Jared are absolutely WONDERFUL!!! They truly love animals and it really shows. We have used them for years now and each time we feel comfortable, confident and rest assured that our furry bunch will be well taken care of. We have 4 dogs and 4 cats and all of them love, love, love Lynn and Jared very much. They get a ton of love and attention and are all very happy and healthy upon our return. Lynn and Jared treat all of our pets as if they were their own. Other petsitters charge in 30-minute increments and only stay for the time you pay for. Lynn and Jared stay as long as needed to get everything done and to make sure everyone gets a lot of attention. They make sure the house is cleaner than they found it, which is truly appreciated. They clean the dog waste in the backyard and keep the litter boxes nice and clean. They leave detailed notes on each visit and what each pet was up to. They bring in the mail and take out the trash on trash day to keep up the appearance that people are still home. They do not charge extra for giving medication, getting the mail, watering plants, etc., as many others do. All of that is included in their already very reasonable prices. Their contractor Amanda is also WONDERFUL. She is very sweet and hard working as well. She has the same love for animals as Lynn and Jared, treating ours as if her own. Our animals all love her too. Amanda holds the same values, principles and hard work ethic that the owners have established as the foundation for their business and it really shows in her work and dedication. She also makes sure that the pets are happy and healthy and the house is clean and orderly. I couldn't thank all of them enough for everything they do for our furry bunch... and with 8 animals that is truly an amazing feat! I would highly recommend Truly TLC Pet Sitting.

Erin R.

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I could not ask for a better pet service and my dogs love them. I have used them for over a year for daily walks. They provide cute daily reports that I love. And most importantly, my dogs love them!

  • 32 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 15 min

Trish M.

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I could not have found a better kitty sitter. She sent me daily updates and photos and she allowed my kitty to (see photo ) If you are looking for exceptional care for your pet. I highly recommend Dewey's Duties. She's the Best!!

Margaret B.

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Marcy managed to get our kitties quickly under her spell. She’s very sweet & loving with our cats. Each day she sent a snapshot oh our cats interacting with her to put our minds at ease. Highly recommend.

  • 6 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Diane M.

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Corrine took care of my Niles and Cali while I had a quick business trip. I loved that she would up date me with pics and videos of my babies. She made me feel better about leaving them. When I returned they were both in good shape and told me about thier days. I felt Corrine was very attentive and caring. I will definitely use her in the future!!

Cathy C.

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We have used Corrine to watch our pups when we travel. She always is prompt, and I love that she keeps me updated daily! We are so happy we found her!

Daniel R.

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Amazing service! Not only was she wonderful and utterly accommodating, but what better person to trust your pets with than a vet student!

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 min

Jamie M.

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Kristen is amazing. She genuinely loves her clients and it shows. In fact, we met her as she was walking two dogs but she was so natural with them that we thought they were hers! Our dachshund-terrier loves her. We'd recommend her without hesitation.

Yasmine M.

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Kristen was really awesome! She was thoughtful and efficient. She was creative and took direction very well. Thank you for all of the work!

Basil . B.

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We have always had a great experience when our little 4 pawed buddy hangs out with Pawsitive Pet Care. He loves being there. We will be back .

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 min

Christina P.

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Ellen has been so great! My pets liked her immediately and didn't even bark at her. She takes my dog to the park for walks and visits with my cats. She has never missed a visit and she goes above and beyond her duties. If there is an accident, she handles it. She feeds everyone and takes care of the litter and even leaves me a log of what she has done for the day. She took out my trash and brought in my mail while I was gone and she is very trustworthy. I hope to have a long pet sitting relationship with her and our family :)

Gerald I.

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Ellen took care of our two dogs while we were out of town for a week. She is reliable, caring, and trustworthy. We were very pleased with the care she provided and plan to hire her in the future. Gerald

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