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Excellent. Great listening skills, very perceptive with a great knowledge about canine behavior — in particular— rescue dogs. She gave some sound advice on acclamating a new rescue dog with our dog Trixie that has been with us for 8 years (she is 10). Her helpful techniques and insights have been paying off.
Pricilla does an excellent job. My house is sparkling and smells wonderful when she leaves. Somehow she's able to get every bit of dog hair and dust. I trust her enough to leave my house while she's cleaning, which says so much!
I just want to tell you how much I (on behalf of CT Baptist Homes, Senior Community) appreciate the Pet Therapy you help us provide. This is so valuable and deeply appreciated. Our residents and staff all look forward to the dog(s) coming and we see so many heartwarming responses. As you know our population is composed of memory impaired and senior population. It is exciting as well as gratifying to me to see most of our residents ( mostly animal lovers) respond so well to the dog(s). The dogs are not only a pleasant experience but also an important memorable one that we would not otherwise have without you . Memories are triggered with wonderful reminiscing experiences. What you all do means so much to me both personally and professionally! Thank you for all work and spirit. Robin, a BIG THANK YOU for making all our "ruff" days much more enjoyable!
she was here a long time trying to get my dog to be friends with her---but my dog would not co-operate
Neeve did an excellent job with my dog. We began to see a change in his demeanor almost immediately. She was extremely positive and worked with me to come up with a realistic plan for my dog. We discussed followup visits and training. She worked around my schedule. I highly recommend Neeve and her dog training skills.
We got a young rescue dog Yasik, a lab mix with a dominance streak, a year ago. Joyce (Bred for Life) has guided us through a stepwise training method in weekly sessions in our house. Yasik turned gradually from a non-stop holy terror to a responsive member of the household. Amazing, impressive, real results. Joyce not only knows what she is doing but she is graced with solid communicative skills and an outgoig good nature. Thumbs up 100%, recommending strongly.
Sarah watched my dogs for 10 days about a month ago. I have two dogs and work from home so they have beyond extreme separation anxiety, so I was very tentative to travel, but had to leave the country so taking my dogs with me was not an option. A close friend of mine recommended her to me and I tried it. I am so beyond grateful for Sarah and her services. She brought my dogs everywhere with her, fortunately she has a job allowing her to bring them to work with her, she brought them to local dog parks and even brought them to a dog bakery to pick out their own snacks and then stopped at PetSmart to let them pick out some new toys, much more than I would ever expect any petsitter to do. She kept me updated sending me at least two texts with pictures of my babies and responded to all my messages. My female dog, Madison, takes a while to warm up to people and can be snippy, Sarah had no issues at all with her and Madison trusted her within minutes of Sarah watching her. I returned home to a wonderful picture collage of my dogs "Vacation with Sarah" and them happily asleep in their beds snuggled with their new toys, I have Sarah routinely come take them on trips now as they love to leave the house and adventure with her, they always come home super happy and then sadly walk around for at least an hour after she leaves. I couldn't have found a better pet sitter if I had duplicated myself! She truly is amazing
Jill has been very good...on time and really seems to like our dog. Very helpful.
I reached out to Josh for help because my dog would lash out at other dogs when we went for walks, hikes, etc. I was very pleased with his work! He arrived on time, earlier than expected, to really make sure I got the most out of my session. The quality of his work is very professional and you could tell he truly cares about helping you and your dog! He is very knowledgeable in numerous different behavioral issues, which was impressive. He taught me how to take control of my dog and now my dog is doing much better socially. Josh also responded to my emails in a timely mannner when I would have quick questions. I would highly recommend this service!!
Gus has just started walking my dog this week during the day while I'm at work. My dog is shy and within a couple of sessions, he warmed up to Gus and now he wags his tail when he hears him at the door. I am very pleased with Gus' service.
Mary is great especially since she is there to train one dog and she has to work around the other three that we have. We saw progress with Fat Puppy with in 2 weeks.
My dog is old and he was way, way past due for a grooming. Alyssa did a very nice job and was very patient...she took her time and my dog. Survived the whole experience in great shape...and he looks good
She is a true animal lover. My dog loved her. I am leaving my dog with her over Thanksgiving and know she will be totally cared for and probably spoiled a little!
I have used Blue Dawg Pet Sitting a number of times. I have never had a problem. Chris is great and my dog is always well taken care of. I highly recommend Chris and will continue to bring my dog to him.
Tara watched our cat while we were out of town and also checked on our mail. She was reliable and professional and I would recommend her to other pet owners. My cat is 17 lb and sometimes a grump, but he felt comfortable with Tara and I loved getting her text updates and pictures on how he was doing.
rose has agreed to care for my young mischievous Siamese cat....we enjoyed a pleasant visit...hope to give her "real time" in April, and jult
Our puppy loved him, we loved him, very professional and reliable. Great response for last minute notice. Very caring for dogs and have a lot of patience
Prior to working with Joann, I had another dog walker who would take my dog out every day. They did not get along and eventually it got to the point that my dog refused to go out on walks, and would growl at the presence of my dog walker. Shortly thereafter, I switched to Joann and she has since handled my dog with aplomb. He loves her, going for walks, and has a renewed vigor about him with respect to going for walks. Working with Jo has been extremely easy. She is flexible, kind, responsive, and attentive to the needs of my dog. She takes the extra initiative often, and it certainly does not go unnoticed from my end. I couldn't recommend her enough for her services. If you live in the Black Rock area and need a dog walker, Jo is your person!
Natasha has been a lifesaver for me. Its so great to be able to schedule a walk and a visit for my dog, Benji, on days I have to work late or go out of town. So much easier then dropping him off at a boarding center. Benji gets to enjoy the comfort of his own home, without all the unnecessary stress that boarding causes. Natasha goes above and beyond too! So much more love for my guy than he would get in a “prison cell” at a boarding center. I know Natasha treats him with as much love as possible and that is vital for me to know when I already feel so guilty for leaving him. Gives me great peace of mind and I would recommend her services to anyone! Very affordable as well. - Jasmine D.
Where do I begin? We have two dogs. They are both rescues from Aruba. One is a very cool and chill dog and the other had/has issues. She was a street dog and suffers from PTSD. We knew eventually we would need someone to watch the dogs but were afraid of what we would do with Maysha. Our trainer suggested getting a dog walker/pet sitter wayyy before we went away and have them work with Maysha. We found Andrew in here and after my husband, Andrew is Mayshas favorite person in the world!! I cannot say enough good things about Andrew. He is absolutely the BEST! He walks out dogs every week and takes care of them when we go away. We trust him with our dogs, cats and our home. He is right on time, flexible and just downright awesome!! When his truck pulls up, Maysha does her happy dance and she is a different dog. We NEVER worry when we go on vacation because we know Andrew is on the job. I would be happy to speak to anyone on his behalf and highly recommend him!!!!!
Emily has taken care of my very anxious dog for several years whenever we have to go away. She sends me photos of him, responds to texts, and texts me if there are any issues. He seems to do well with eating after his initial anxiety about me being away, and I come home to a perky, happy, well cared for pet!