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Pete was wonderful with my very skid dish dog. Pete is very patient and calm a Pete was wonderful with my very skiddish dog. Pete is extremely patient, calm and encouraging, and was able to give Georgy a feeling of confidence. He is now walking better with me and not as hypervigilant. Pete gave me me great tools.
Marina has become an extension of our family, taking in our shy dog Ralphie and helping him feel comfortable and calm in her house. She takes Ralphie on playful walks, makes sure he is taken care of (treats?!), and is a gem to communicate with. We're so grateful to have connected on Thumbtack!
Extremely positive. Great communication, great work, solid value and a tremendous amount of obvious love and care for my puppy dog.
I am very happy with Cathy's dog walking service. My dog Sassy just loves Cathy and gets really excited when she come to the house. Sassy and I are very happy Cathy is in our life.
Shana was great! Texted every day to let us know how walks went. She had to deal with construction going on at the house and we were very grateful to have her taking the dogs out each day.
We have been sending our dog to Susan at Nu Pawspective for about a year now. Susan is an intelligent trainer with a "dog whisperer" instinct for dogs. Our dog loves going with Susan every day and always comes home exhausted and happy. We are thankful to have someone whom we trust to care for our dog as much as Susan does.
Ryan is awesome. I moved to the area and didn't know anyone. My dogs are so important to me and I was anxious about finding a dog walker to help me out. From the start Ryan was really positive and super nice. He is communicative and flexible. He mixes up the walks by taking my dogs to the dog park and for walks. My schedule can be a little unpredictable and Ryan is always able to adjust. I highly recommend him!
Martha was amazing. She took care of our English Bulldog like he was her own. She updated us with photos daily and we came home to a happy dog. happverrelaxeddoggy!
We recently had the pleasure of contracting with Your Best Friend Pet Services to care for our dog and cat while we visited family in Southern California. The owner, Holly Pardel, was professional and friendly throughout. She scheduled a time at our convenience to come to our house to meet with us and our pets, Roxie and Roscoe. She allowed us to explain exactly the care needed for each animal. Her warmth and attention to detail immediately put both myself and my wife at ease and allowed us to leave for our trip confident that our "kids" were in very good hands. Holly came to our house twice a day. Her visits included feeding, administering medications to our lab, Roxie, as well as taking her for walks around the neighborhood. She sent numerous photos and videos of Roxie at play which again served to reassure us that all was well at home. She also took in the mail for us, and even fed our goldfish, Sunkist! Upon our return home after nearly a week's absence, we found our pets healthy and happy. Her rates are extremely reasonable for the services provided (much less than if we had boarded them). I can recommend without reservation Holly Pardel for all of your dog walking and pet sitting needs. Thanks again Holly!
Krystal was punctual and great with my dog. She has a thoughtful and kind demeanor yet confident in helping us. We have recommended her to our friends.
Susan is kind, generous and always available for my French Bulldog, Hammie. Her prices are extremely reasonable and she is always available for me whenever I need her- for a dog walk or just a quick reply to an email. I highly recommend!!
Tina has been very methodical in getting to know our pup well before taking her to the dog parks. She is responsible and always communicates with which I appreciate as it feels like she is looking out for my pup as much as I am.
Lane has been walking my dog everyday for 2 years and pet sitting her about once a month at his home. I am beyond satisfied with the service. He cares about my dog, has helped significantly with training and socialization, and is more than accommodating to my schedule--all while keeping costs low. I can't imagine using anyone else. I especially love the daily Facebook photos and gps tracking of the group walks. I know he genuinely loves dogs and his job. Can't recommend him enough.
Pam watched our dog for a little over a week while my family and I traveled out of town. The overall experience was smooth and great. Pam was responsive, gave updates a couple times a day and immediately if we asked, and was flexible with pickup and drop off times. Our dog even stayed another unplanned night with no problem! I will use her services again in the future.
Heather helped with obedience training my beagle, who is very stubborn. They did verbal commands, leash training, house training and manners, and Heather has had a lasting positive influence on my dog. She is very professional and thorough, and she brings real experience and methodology to create a personalized training outline, which helps maintain the behaviors. 10/10, would recommend again.
I was worried about being able to find a dog walker when I found out my dog is reactive, and I'm very glad I found Erika. My dog improved quickly soon after Erika started walking her. Erika is always on time and lets me know when she is picking up my dog. She sends me updates and photos after the walk. She makes sure my dog is comfortable and having fun during the walk. My dog is a lot calmer when she sees other dogs now and it's fun to take her outside.
Milla is the ultimate professional. She knows a lot about dog behavior and training and she’s very kind. She looked after my Aussie for a couple of years until I had to set him up with an all day dog care, and he adored her. Whenever we run into her, he is thrilled all over again, which affirms every good thing I think about Milla. I recommend her in any capacity of pet care - without qualification.
Angela was very good with mh dog.
Jared is a very easygoing, responsible and caring person. We feel very safe to leave our baby Munchkin with him. Our dog isn't so friendly but Jared's charm and kindness gave Munchkin and us comfort and a warm touch. Jared is our go to dog sitter! -Al, Mimi & Munchkin <3
Craig is amazing he connects with my dogs. Yes he takes them out for exercise, but he also learns about each individual dog and understands their needs. I’ve been a client for over 12 years and had foster dogs as well as my own from puppy to senior. He’s worked with and built relationships and trust with my fear aggressive female or does not trust humans except kids, and doesn’t care for all dogs. In essence, it’s important to understand her, so that you can catch cues when she’s overwhelmed or needs a timeout. I also have a fear retreat male that Craig has built a relationship with so that my dog trusts him. I also have a puppy that is clingy and can become over stimulated that Craig has taken the time to work with. I also had two beagles that Craig was amazing with. Currently, I have 2 ridgebacks and a beagle that go out daily with Craig. Craig has also taken out my foster dogs on occasion. When my dogs come home, they are exhausted. Craig is also flexible when I need to cancel or have an emergency he’s available and understanding. He’s done overnights with my dogs and I can leave on vacation and not worry about them. Even when I had surgery, Craig came and got the dogs to ensure they were exercised and exhausted so that when I got home I could rest. He has keys to my home and trust him. The one thing that sticks with me, is Craig’s compassion- it was Sunday and he has a big family of his own, but I was having a home euthanasia, I called Craig and he came and got my other 3 dogs and took them for 5 hours so that I could spend the last hours alone with my senior. Craig would have kept my other 3 longer, but I needed them home as the euthanasia was hard on me. Craig is part of our family, and he cares about my dogs and when there are certain requests he obliges whether it’s making sure my senior boy doesn’t jump down. Or when one of my dogs was on limited activity and crate rest, Craig would make sure to take him potty in my yard on a leash before or after he took the other 2.
Diana and Frenchie Fetch (previously Green Urban Dog) have taken my lab mix Bella on daily off leash outings since I moved back from Seattle 4 years ago. Two years ago when I added Harley, a frenchie, to my family Diana started taking Harley as well. Frenchie Fetch is a family business that prides themselves in taking excellent care of their clients' fur babies. I never have to worry about my dogs' safety and know that if there is a behavior issue with either that Diana will approach me and help to address the problem. If you are looking for a dog walker that cares about her dogs, keeps them safe and specializes in the French bulldog breed then Frenchie Fetch is the one for you!