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Oak Park Dog Walkers

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  • 5 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours

Connie V.

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Andrew has been great this week with my dog. My only negative is, when communicating with them, I was told it was a husband/wife team but wife/son team came to my house and it's the son who is walking my dog...which is fine because Indy likes Andrew. I just felt a bit mislead. However, after the initial meeting I felt comfortable having Andrew come into my house and walk my dog. I plan to try them out for the overnight option as well at some point. Thank you to the McClelland family for the peace of mind!!

Jeanne R.

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Debbie did an excellent job walking my dog while I was recovering from surgery. I would hire her again and recommend her services.

Tori K.

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This dog walking service has been superb! Very reliable, always on time, great people. Highly recommended

TOP PRO
  • 6 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Michaela A.

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First off, Christy is amazing! She is very professional and cares about dogs deeply. I contacted Christy because I have a 46 pound Pitbull named Layla who is very reactive/aggressive towards other dogs and was seeking training/behavior classes. What Christy found was and reassured me of, was that Layla was not aggressive at all and that as a dog, she did not want to be. Rather, Christy said that she was very insecure of herself and I found that to be very true!! During session 2, Christy brought along her dog Mazzei and after only 3 sessions, Layla was able to co-exist with her PEACEFULLY!! It is truly amazing and I would have never been able to imagine that Layla would be able to be around another dog. Added bonus: Christy massages Layla when she is in distress which teaches her to calm down and it has been a huge help! Christy gives my boyfriend and I expert direction on how to properly train Layla as well as weekly "homework" assignments. Although we are still continuing training with Christy and onto our fourth week, we have found her to be a huge help and couldn't imagine the way Layla is now without her. I HIGHLY recommend Christy for training, behavior modification, and canine massage for your furbabies. You will not regret it!! If I could, I would rate her 10 stars! Do yourself a favor and hire Christy...like NOW! :)

Rob R.

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We have been using Christy's Canine Care for about three years now and have had an excellent experience. She has a wonderful way with dog's. Our dog, Lexi, is quite skittish but Christy worked her magic and very quickly, she and Lexi where best friends. Our neighbor has a dog that no dog-sitter was able to get near enough to even get a leash on her. But in the first visit, Christy had the leash on her and was able to walk her. My neighbor caller her a "dog whisperer".

Shirlee G.

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She has been most helpful with my mother's dog, not only walking her, but offering training and suggesting better ways to work with her newly adopted dog.

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ALL4K9

5

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  • 6 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 50 min

Amanda D.

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Angela was just what I was looking for in a dog sitter! I had no doubt Sonic was loved and cared for when I was gone and appreciated the updates she sent me throughout his stay. Her services and expertise gave me peace of mind so I could enjoy my vacation! She was also very flexible and fair

EJ L.

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Did a nice job on a long haired felted dwarf dog. She feels much better. Thanks.

Rachel S.

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Wonderful services...dog friendly~dog

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

David T.

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Dina has been walking my dog Bentley since August and has always been more than attentive. Dina has gone over the top for me numerous times, including helping me out on the weekends and at night when something comes up. Occasionally I get pictures from her while they are out and he seems to be having a blast. Dina's service is second to none and I would recommend her to anyone else interested.

Sam B.

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She is a great person and dog walker. She takes care of my two dauchunds and they love her. Works out perfect for when my husband and I are at work all day. She lets my dogs out and even cleans up the poop in my backyard! She charges a responible price and I would recommend her to anyone that is looking for help with their pets!

Sarah O.

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Dina does a great job walking our dog. She sends updates and spends a good amount of time watching our dog. Our dog is happy and so are we!!

Kathy Kares

4.9

(12)

  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 25 min
  • Aurora, IL

Tara S.

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I've known Kathy for a while now, and will only use her to take care of my dog while I'm away. She is always willing to come to my house and take care of my dog, allowing me the benefit of keeping my dog in her comfortable, safe environment she is use to. Kathy's compassion for animals, and strong instincts for what their needs are, is refreshing. I would highly recommend her to friends and family.

Jessica P.

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Kathy is wonderful! She walks my puppy several times a week while I'm at work. She is reliable, sweet, and trustworthy. She leaves a detailed note of what they did with their time spent together and even texts me updates when needed. We are so grateful that we have her!

Jayne M.

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Kathy was so friendly and caring, she even made friends with my "non-friendly" dog. I would definetly recommend her as a dog watcher.

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

Mackenzie K.

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We have had a new puppy for a week and have been using crazy paws. they have been great, and keep us up to date on the puppy's behavior. They sign in and out with ever visit. I would definitely recommend!

Logan H.

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We just started utilizing crazy paws for our new puppy during the day. Tiaya is very knowledgeable and flexible. She has really put us at ease and we have loved working with her!

Traci T.

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Tiaya has been great in providing service for my Labrador.

TOP PRO
  • 2 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 29 min

Patrick O.

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I am really glad I chose muttsleys pet service to walk my dog. Jackie,the owner, comes three times a week to walk my dog and my dog absolutely loves her! She is very punctual and responds immediately to my texts. The service is terrific!

Gretchen W.

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Muttsley's is a dependable, trustworthy and kind service that has allowed me to not worry when I can't be there for my dog. My dog LOVES Muttsley's and I would recommend them to anybody who needs help taking care of his or her dog.

Jenny R.

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Jackie took care of our dog, cat, and rabbit when we were out of town. She was very professional during our first meeting and left a report of how the pet sitting went. We look forward to using Muttsley's again.

  • 17 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Nina D.

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Martin is fantastic. He cared about our rescue beagle from the beginning, and made amazing progress on his first visit. It will take time to bring our beagle to where he can be a dog and not a guardian, but if anyone can do it, Martin can. We highly recommend Martin and Black Dog K9 Training and Pet Services LLC.

Michelle D.

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Marty is awesome! He listened to our concerns and helped to correct our dog's behavior, using positive reinforcement. He also took care of our dogs when we went on vacation. My dogs are so happy to see Marty, they shower him with kisses! I would highly recommend Marty and Black Dog K9 Training.

Trish S.

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I highly recommend Black Dog K9. All of our questions were answered and explained to the fullest. We are able to contact Marty at any time with any problems we may encounter in the future. He did not try to rope us into a contract. I am very happy with our results.

  • 3 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 31 min

Janine C.

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Mary is fantastic!! Our dog loved every visit she had and would be in the greatest mood after she was visited. Mary was always very attentive with her and letting us know of everything that occurred during walks. I would highly recommend Mary to any family in need of dog walks and visits!

Sue D.

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Mary has been walking our dog on a regular basis for the past 8 months. She is very reliable, trustworthy, and responsible, and truly cares about our dog's well-being. She goes above and beyond what is expected. We were lucky to find her, and I highly recommend her!!

Dan G.

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Dave and Mary were great partners to work with. They were very kind, caring and dependable. I would highly recommend Dog Gone It! to anyone needing dog care of any kind. DG

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

Jennifer K.

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Kathy has been walking our high-energy dog for about a year now. She is very patient, caring and loving with him regardless of his temperament. Our dog lights up the minute she enters the house! She is also incredibly trustworthy and reliable. I would highly recommend Kathy. Our family is so lucky to have her!

Jim C.

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I'm hesitant to write this review because I want to keep Kathy to myself! She has been walking our dog for about a year and a half now and has done an excellent job. Highly recommend.

Mary M.

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Kathy is a genuine dog lover. My dogs love her bc she is so kind to them and takes care of them. I feel blessed to have Kathy in our family.

TOP PRO
  • 10 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 11 min

Evie R.

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We got a new pup and we needed someone to come 3 times a day, to play, walk and feed her while we were at work. When I contacted Lets Walk Chicago, Lauren promptly responded to my emails and even met with us Friday night before we even got our puppy. When we got our little one we met with Beth the designated walker for the area as well as Lauren who fills in should Beth not be able to make it. Beth and Lauren are wonderful, they comes to take Watson out at the requested times, feeds her and plays with her. If for some reason our normal walker isn't able to make it, we get a notice the day before or the morning of that Lauren will be filling in, they keep us in the loop on everything. I also get cute pictures and notes of the days activities. So far I could not be more pleased with Lets Walk Chicago.

Evie R.

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Hired lets walk for our new puppy Watson. Beth is her regular walker on a daily basis and we are very pleased so far with the punctuality and how good Beth is with our baby! If Beth isnt able to make one of the 3 walks during the day, I receive communication the day before or the morning of letting me know Lauren will cover. So far everything is great! They also send pictures of our pup during the visits and leave a note for when we return.

Amy C.

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We just started working with Let's Walk Chicago and they have been extremely responsive and helpful with our initial set up. We met 2 walkers during our meet and greet and our first few walks have gone smoothly. I can rest easy during the day knowing that Penny is getting her full walk and potty breaks during the day.

TOP PRO
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 54 min
  • Chicago, IL

Sue M.

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I've used Susan's services twice so far for house visits, usually 2-3 visits per day, when out-of-town for my two dogs to keep them on their daily schedule and found her to be very capable and knowledgeable about caring for pets, but most importantly treating my two as if they were her two! In fact, I hired her the day I met her for the first time because I knew right then and there she was a perfect fit for our family -- as did my dogs, who took to her right away as well! Susan comes highly recommended from us and is a keeper for as long as she'll have us!!

Leah S.

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Susan is very communicative and takes great care of our Lily 2-3 days per week. She has experience as a vet tech for many years.She always leave a detailed note telling us how the walk went. We are happy to recommend Susan for dog walking!

Joseph R.

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Susan has walked my dog Honey. She is prompt, caring and trustworthy. Honey loves Susan.

  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 8 hours

Michael L.

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Paula was absolutely phenomenal. I recently was working 12 hour days for 2 weeks straight and needed a dog walker to take my 2 dogs out twice a day. I hired Paula off of Thumbtack and wow I couldn't have asked for a nicer, incredibly reliable, and trustworthy dog walker. She passed along updates on the dogs and always kept me in the loop on the pups. She was very kind and very passionate about what she does. I would give her 10 stars if I could. Paula is definitely my go to dog walker from here on out and I passed out a couple of her cards to my neighbors with dogs. If you want a great dog walker, do yourself a favor and hire Paula!!

Cathy M.

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Rare individual that is everything you ever want in a dog walker! She is a genuine friendly person, and is a gifted dog whisper. My Woody loves her and smiles the entire time he's out for a walk! She dependable, accommodating and affordable! Simply the absolute best!

Jennifer G.

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Paula was on time and reliable. The most important thing is that my dogs like her!

  • 5 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 12 min

Alanna M.

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Shannon is great! We adopted Rufus from a shelter and Shannon is very patient and understanding with him. My day is less stressful knowing Shannon is taking care of my baby boy.

Madelin G.

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My dogs are complicated, but Shannon does a fantastic job. My dogs warmed up to her quick and I would recommend her to all.

Caroline M.

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My puppy, Rico, is much happier now that he gets a walk during the day a few times a week. Very flexible and reliable!

  • 10 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 17 min

Airlia Y.

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Majestic paws has been great. The dog parent gets an email telling them when the walker arrives and when they depart. The departure email is my fav of the day because it also includes a pic of your fur baby. It also has a summary of what happened on the walk. And the walker also leaves a more personal hand written note. I feel like the truly care for my yorkie. Their rates are reasonable compared to most services in the city. I highly recommend majestic paws.

Greg K.

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Majestic paws has been wonderful! They're the best dog walking service we've worked with in Chicago and we've tried our fair share. The check in system is so cool and let's us know when the walker arrives and leaves. We also really like the comments our walker Gabe leaves daily. It give me piece of mind knowing our dogs are well taken care of. I couldn't recommend majestic paws highly enough!

Annie G.

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After meeting with Owen, we feel very comfortable hiring Majestic Paws to handle the daily walks for our dog. He was very professional, and we love the services they offer.

  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Tricia C.

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Jennifer and her partner, Brenda do an amazing job watching our two dogs while we are away. They come to our house 4 times a days to feed and let our dogs out or to just play with them. I know my dogs are well taken care of and have great rates for all your needs. Whenever I call on them, they are available to come watch my dogs (babies). You'll never have to worry when you are out of town, they treat your dogs like they are their own. Thanks Jennifer and Brenda for a job well done!

Heide F.

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I cannot speak highly enough about the fabulous service that Brenda Montemeyer has provided for our dog Sadie. She is trustworthy, reliable, loving, and fun! I would highly recommend her!

Lexia S.

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Brenda was amazing!! Very dependable, trustworthy and most importantly a dog lover! I loved getting pictures of my pup on walks. I would recommend them to anyone and everyone :)

  • 1 year in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 13 min

Rita K.

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The owner, Tracy, is fantastic! This was our 1st experience with leaving our dog and birds at home with a pet sitter! She was always in contact with us, sending updates and photos to ease our minds that things were well at home! And, when we got home, we had a day to day written updates waiting for us! She was, also, flexible with her schedule with us since we weren't sure when we would be returning home! Her prices were amazing! We expected to pay more that what she charged us! The photos attached were sent to us from Tracy!! Falcore Pet Sitting has us as permanent clients!! Thank you so much for taking such great care of our fur & feathered babies!!

Michael B.

Verified review

Tracy, Did a great job. Highly recommend her.The dog's took to her right away.Kept us informed on the dog's.And she is so personable. We knew the dog's were in excellent care once we met her.

Laura S.

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They respond quickly to inquiries and are a good value. They do a good job walking my dog and seem like they really love animals.

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

Jess R.

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Sara watched my high-energy, high-strung Jack Russell rescue dog (Daisy Duke) twice this summer for two week-long vacations. She was recommended to me by a friend who has known Sara since middle school. I don't put my trust in many people, but Sara proved to be very deserving of it. Daisy was in great hands. Sara came and met with Daisy before the first in-house pet-sitting started. During the visit Sara played fetch with Daisy outside and the two got to know one another. During the pet-sitting week, Sara stayed overnight with Daisy and spent a lot of time playing with her. Daisy pees a lot, because she's a nervous dog, with some issues from her previous lilfe before we adopted her. Sara was patient and understanding. She also made sure Daisy was walked and exercised thoroughly. I HIGHLY recommend Sara. She's affordable, trust-worthy, and compassionate. I am a little doting, when it comes to my children (furry or human) and I appreciated the status texts from Sara letting me know how it went. After the visit I received a summary of how things went, whether Daisy ate well, and how much exercise and TLC she received. I loved this service. Sara also watered by small garden and I tipped her for that, since she did such a stellar job. What completely bowled me over was that Sara washed the bedding so that I didn't have to attend to the guest room, when I arrived home exhausted from our travels. Totally unexpected, but a really nice touch.

Kayla L.

Verified review

This was my first time using a pet sitting service so I was naturally nervous about the whole process. I was basically giving a stranger unsupervised access to my home and dog. Fortunately, Sara was great about everything. A few days before my trip, she came to meet me and finalize Gizmo's care requirements. From the beginning, Sara was excellent about giving me status updates. I would receive a detailed email with a report on Gizmo (with pictures!) twice a day. It was extremely comforting to know that it was business as usual for Gizmo. She spent her days chasing squirrels, eating grass and trying to get someone to play fetch with her. Gizmo had the unfortunate luck of getting injured while playing. Sara quickly notified me that she thought Gizmo was favoring one leg to put weight on. We agreed that it was best for a vet to see Gizmo. Sara coordinated the appointment and made the vet visit in short order. Sara was fantastic about Gizmo's meds and after care. I couldn't have asked for a better caretaker. When I came back from my trip, I was happy to see that my dog was happy and that my house was in the same condition I left it in. I am definitely requesting her services again whenever I leave town. I recommend Sara's Compassionate Pet Care wholeheartedly!!

Alona B.

Verified review

We are so happy to meet Sara! Now our puppy in good hands. It was hard to find someone to whom we could trust not only apartment but also our small baby:) Every day I'm getting updates and a few photos with my puppy as proof that she is doing well. Thanks Sara for your responsibility:)

  • 3 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 19 hours

Dylan S.

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Robert was amazing in taking care of my dog. He was extremely professional and responsive. I loved getting photo updates of how my dog was doing. I also greatly appreciated that Robert was trained in pet CPR and was independently insured - definitely kept my mind at ease whilst I was gone. I recommend Robert and the Pigglesworth Pet Project very highly!

Katherine I.

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The Pigglesworth Project is one of the best around. They're professional, absolutely fantastic with the dogs and treat them like they're their own. I recommend them to everyone!

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

Debbie F.

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We have been using tailchasers since 2004, we have 2 cats and jamie comes out everytime to take care of them. she is terrific and i would highly recommend any one needing a pet sitter to call tailchasers. makes our life easier knowing that when we are out of town they are in very good hands.

Susan V.

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I am just starting out in the pet sitting industry. I took my Pet Tech First Aid and CPR Certification class from Randa at Tailchasers Incorported. It was very thorough and informative. I feel that I certainly got the best training available. Thanks Tailchasers!

Jake V.

Verified review

Christy is an excellent dog trainer and is very easy to talk to. I have not used other services from tail chasers but you can tell a lot about the integrity of an employer by that of their employees. I would feel confident hiring them to take care of my dog.

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

Penny M.

Verified review

Roxanne from Purrfect Pooches has been dogsitting for us since the Fall of 2009. She made fast friends with our energentic St. Bernard. She is reliable and flexible and has helped us out on numerous occasions. She has watched our dog for vacations that were a week long, a weekend or when we were going to be out for a long day and needed our dog let out just once. She plays with our dog, pets her and brushes her, lets her outside, feeds her, walks her and lets her watch Animal Planet. She also brings in the mail and will water plants and I feel good knowing someone trustworthy is watching over our home and with our dog while we're away. The best part is Roxanne leaves us notes, calls us, and texts us picture updates letting us know what her and our pet are up to - and our dog always looks like she's having a good time!

Bonnie B.

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Roxanne was our dog walker for our little dog, Luigu, for several years until we moved away. He absolutely loved her. She was always reliable and I totally trusted her with my fur baby.

Barbra B.

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Roxanne is absolutely the Purrfect choice for all your pet sitting needs. She is kind , caring, trustworthy, flexible and friendly. My 3 dogs enjoy her visits.

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