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came to my house twice a day on Friday through Tuesday to care for my 10 cats. She also gave pills to 3 of my cats daily. Regular services included scooping litter 5 large litter boxes daily, refilling 7 large water bowls daily, feeding twice daily, bringing in mail and newspaper, and generally making sure that everything was as it should be at my home each day I was away. Caring for 10 cats is challenging! The feeding routine by itself is complicated, putting down the correct quantities of specific foods for each cat, and ensuring that each cat eats the right food. I trust
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implicitly with my cats, and I am delighted to recommend
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as a pet sitting service I will use repeatedly.
- Lynn N.
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was a great cat sitter! He started with our pre-trip visit to meet the cats, and was very professional and helped subdue our worries about leaving our kitties. While we were away,
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texted us a few times to keep us updated and also left note cards about services completed while he was over. Would definitely like to keep him for next time!
- Jamie W.
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Wow, just wow. Sondi (the owner) is amazing. I would very strongly recommend her and her company to anyone who needs cat care while they are away. Sondi is an animal lover and that comes through from the very first conversation you have with her. She loves animals and knows how to take care of them (an unfortunately rare combination). I don't usually feel compelled to write reviews but Sondi and her pet sitter
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did such an exceptional job that I had to write a review.
We found Sondi last minute when our original pet sitter fell through. we've had some unfortunate experiences in the past with strangers caring for our pets so we were nervous about trusting a stranger with our FeLV positive, scared of new people cat. However, as soon as I got Sondi on the phone she immediately put me at ease. So far so good.
What really made Sondi (and
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) shine though is what happened 24 hours before we were supposed to leave on our trip. My wife and I found a lost kitten in the middle of the road late at night and took him in so we could try to find the owner. Unfortunately we were unable to find the owner before we had to leave and Sondi was exceptionally accommodating. It's a lot to ask your new petsitter to take care of your one needy cat, and then dump a second stray kitten into the mix. Oh and the stray kitten has to be kept in isolation from the other cat. And yet Sondi handled it with grace and dignity. I don't think I could have come up with a worse first customer situation but Sondi made it easy and was very accommodating to our last minute chaos.
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is the pet sitter who Sondi assigned to us and she was exceptional. From the time she first met our neurotic cat, I knew that he was in good hands. She was clearly confident in her abilities and knows how to interact with cats. She repeatedly went above and beyond. She took the trash out (even though we hadn't asked her to) and when in the middle of the trip the lost kitten stopped eating, she started mixing his dry food with the wet food we feed the adult cat to make sure that the kitten would eat. In short, although I only met
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once she proved herself an exceptional pet guardian and I wouldn't hesitate to have her back to care for our cat(s).
Thank you!!!

- David E.
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They are fantastic...totally reliable, always on time, full walk and most of loving care of my dog. I trust them implicitly with the most important thing to me, my dog. Definitely recommend them highly!!!!!
- Yvonne Z.
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We recently moved into the neighborhood, and heard about
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and his pet sitting business from our neighbors. The one thing we kept hearing from all of them was that he is trustworthy, so we knew we needed to keep his information handy for the future when we needed him.
Unfortunately, we had a family emergency which required us to travel out of state for an extended period of time on short notice. I was really in a pinch, because we had 2 dogs, no pet-sitter, and very little time to sort everything out. I sent
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a desperate late night email, asking him if he could help. He responded early the following morning, and was at my house later that day to meet my dogs and talk about an arrangement for looking after them. He took the time to talk with me for a while, which was comforting because it helped me to get to know him a little bit and I didn't feel as though I was leaving my dogs and my home in the hands of a stranger. He also took the time to get to know my dogs and their habits.
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is very detail oriented, which really is great. Since one of our dogs was a puppy, he eats different food than the older dog. I could tell by his follow up questions to my instructions that
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would have everything under control.
We asked
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to do the following: 30 minute walks for our 2 dogs, 3 times per day. Put down food and water for them twice per day (AM and PM). In reality he probably did much more than this, for which we are very grateful. One of our dogs is a good sized puppy with lots of energy. I also know that it rained quite a bit while we were gone, and
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did a fantastic job in keeping our home and dogs clean during this muddy time. We had a doggy
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set up so we could check in on our furry friends from our smartphones. We could tell that our boys were very well taken care of, which gave us peace of mind while we were away during a difficult time. Thank you
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, you are a treasure!
- Joseph W.
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’t know what happened to this company. I used
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VIP Daily Walking Service from 2008 through 2011 until I moved away from the area. Back then
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was responsive and dependable. My daily walker remained the
same person. She was trustworthy, always on time and never missed a day she was scheduled. Often she would spend overnights to take care of my pet when on vacations. Naturally, because of my previous good experiences I wanted to use
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again as my regular dog walking service when I moved back to the area. Unfortunately, my new experience was nothing like my previous one.
Walkers:
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advertises they will match you with “The same dedicated dog walker each time” and arrange a “meet and
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” so you feel comfortable with whom you entrust your pet. All started out well, our first dog walker
was reliable and professional. However, after only one week she resigned from the company and for the next 6 weeks we had a total of five (5) different dog walkers parading through our house, none of whom we ever met until we became concerned enough about the last one to make a point of doing so.
2. The last dogwalker assigned to our pet was the final straw. The walker serviced his route using a bicycle, left unintelligible notes, and neighbors told me the walker either let our pet out in the backyard briefly or simply walked to the end of the street (2 houses) and returned. Thus, the walks lasted only 10-minutes and not the 30-minute walk paid for. He was eventually terminated by
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3. I requested walks to occur between Noon –2pm. On more than one occasion I came home for lunch and stayed until 3 pm to meet the dogwalker. The dogwalker did not come until sometime after I left. Causing me concern my dog was regularly not getting walked until late in the day.
Billing:
1. I initially requested
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’s VIP Service 4-day package and then switched to the 3-day package.
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continued to bill for 4 days.
2. When I terminated the service in late May I was billed $318.00 the next day for June. I have called their billing department multiple times over the past few weeks with no answer or return phone call. When I have spoken with their manager she promised to reverse the $318.00 charge but to date the charge has remained and I never received the promised return phone call to verify the charge has been reversed. I have now placed the charges in dispute with Visa.
Termination:
After determining my house was being paraded through by multiple unknown people and my pet was being handled by a multitude of less than professional dog walkers, my scheduled walk time was often well past the time I requested (except for the day the walker noted his time in as 10:38 a.m. much earlier than agreed), my pet was not being walked the full 30 minutes or given the attention, I was being over billed and it was impossible to find anyone at the front office to take corrective measures, I decided to
terminate
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’s services. What I then found the most disturbing was that when my wife called to request to pick up our
house key, she was told it would be necessary to wait until a later time. When asked why, she was told the latest dogwalker assigned to our house had been terminated and they had yet to get his route’s house keys back from him. I had
no way of knowing how long a terminated employee would be holding my house keys or if he duplicated the key. The keys
were returned by
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that evening. However, feeling uncomfortable about the situation I hired a locksmith
to change my locks. I have asked
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to reimburse me for the cost of the lock replacement but I have yet to get any reply.
Out-of-Pocket Cost:
1. Charge for the extra unused month not reimbursed: $318.00
2. Charges for extra 4-day walks when only walked 3 days: $90
3. Cost of rekeying my locks: $198.00
Total Out-of–Pocket extraneous costs: $606.00
I will also file my complaint with the Better Business Bureau.

- JAMES H.
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Our walker, Will, and his back-up have been WONDERFUL. Our pup,
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come in for a walk mid-afternoon. We could not be happier with their service.
- Angelina R.
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in-home pet visits are excellent. They visit as promised, walk, feed, potty, and spend time with your dog, bring in your mail, leave you written reports, and contact you if anything is amiss.
- Shawn S.
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and her staff love animals and have taken good care of both my cats and my home. They visit twice a day, leave notes about each visit, and are careful to follow any special instructions. I feel completely comfortable traveling when
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- ANN C.
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has been taking care of our pets for almost two years now. We can’t say enough about how wonderful he has been with our two dogs and cat. There are very few people I trust to watch our pets and I trust
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completely.
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has watched the boys for us while we have been out of town and does routine walks during the week. He would come about twice a week to walk the dogs during the day and many times I asked him to walk and feed them depending on our schedule. He will always leave a note with how the walk went and anything he may have noticed (if a dog threw up, or had a bad stomach etc.). The first time he watched our boys we were out of town and one of the dogs had a bug that caused a very bad stomach while we were gone. He called and updated us, cleaned up a lot of mess, and was extremely compassionate!
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takes great care and time with all three of our pets. He has been available for last minute walks and feedings, during holidays, and any other time you could think of needing his assistance. He went above and beyond while our house was for sale and would come at the last minute, took care to make sure things were very clean on wet or rainy days, and would even
clean the cat box for us (which was not part of his normal routine for walking our two dogs). Our cat is strictly an indoor cat and I trust him completely to care for him and keep him safe in our home. Without hesitation we recommend
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to care for your pets!

- Daniel S.
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All Pet And House Sitters in Alexandria, VA

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1st Care

6505 Briggs Rd
Warrenton, VA

4 Paws Walker, LLC

Woodbridge, VT

A Dog's World

PO Box 220113
Chantilly, VA

A Love For Pets

Reston, VA

A Lucky Dog

208 Grove Ave
Falls Church, VA

AA House Sitting DC

Washington, DC

Aberdeen Acres Pet Resort & Spa

667 WALTERS MILL LN
Stephenson, VA

AFFECTIONATE PET CARE

3851 Pickett rd
Fairfax, VA

Alexandria Pet Care, Inc,

PO Box 2711
Alexandria, VA

All Friends Pet Care

435-B Carlisle Dr
Herndon, VA

Allison's Pampered Pets,Inc.

5520 Cherokee Ave Ste 204
Alexandria, VA

Alternative Pet Care

10135 Colvin Run Rd
Great Falls, VA

ALWAYS THERE PET CARE

920 W Broad St
Falls Church, VA

Andre's Technology Empire

1200 Delaware Avenue SW Suite 303
Washington, DC

ANGELS AT YOUR SERVICE, INC

PO BOX 10829
Alexandria, VA

APEX PET PARTNERS

Falls Church, VA

Around Midnight Pet Services

PO Box 337
Ashburn, VA

AuPurr CatCare

3812 Dunston Pl
Fairfax, VA

A² Pet Care

12025 New Dominion Pkwy
Reston, VA

Bark Busters Home Dog Training

7964 Manada View Dr
Harrisburg, PA

Barkley Square Professional Pet Services

311 N Washington St
Alexandria, VA

Becky's Pet Care Inc

5520 Cherokee Ave
Alexandria, VA

BednBiscuits

9900 Holmhurst Road
Bethesda, MD

Belly Rubs

43330 Junction Plz
Ashburn, VA

Big Dog Walk

8913 Burke Road
Burke, VA

Biscuit Break Pet Sitting Services

PO Box 90462
Alexandria, VA

BONE VOYAGE INC

3814 COLONIAL AVE
Alexandria, VA

Bone Voyage, Inc

3814 Colonial Ave
Alexandria, VA

Bow Wow Meow LLC

Alexandria, VA

Bow-House Pet Care

P.O.Box 41738
Arlington, VA

Burden Busters Errands Chores & More

5711 Seminole St
College Park, MD

Canine Performance

Washington Blvd
Arlington, VA

Capital Petsitters LLC

PO Box 279
Falls Church, CA

Capitol Heel

2937 Hickory St.
Alexandria, VA

Claws & Paws Luv N Kare

6029 Wescott Hills Way
Alexandria, VA

Click-A-Pet

110 15TH ST NE
Washington, DC

Diamond Pet Service

Sterling, VA

Direct Property Management LLC

7602 Fullerton Rd unit B
Springfield, VA

Dita Dog Walkers

PO Box 6231
Alexandria, VA

Diva's Dogs

8105 Kidd St
Alexandria, VA

Dog Day Afternoons Inc

PO Box 206
Alexandria, VA

Dog Gone Walking & Pet Care LLC

6812 Derrell Ct
Alexandria, VA

Dog Walks by Karo

3004 Westcott street
Falls Church, VA

Doggin' Around, LLC

1519 King Street
Alexandria, VA

Doggy Workout

PO BOX 10056
Alexandria, VA

Doggywalker.com, LLC

708 Pendleton St
Alexandria, VA

DogOn Fitness

1606 Water's Edge Lane
Reston, VA

Dogs Best Friend

Woodbridge, VA

Dogs of the Sea

1203 Lyndale Drive
Alexandria, VA

DOGS PAWS N CATS CLAWS

5818 Seminary Rd
Bailey's Crossroads, VA

DOGTOPIA

4920 WYACONDA RD
Rockville, MD

DOGTOPIA DOGGY DAYCARE

8528 TYCO RD
Vienna, VA

DoodyCalls Fairfax VA LLC

114 4th St SE
Charlottesville, VA

DULLES EXECUTIVE PET CENTER

44931 LANE CT
Sterling, VA

Ecoverde Cleaning Solutions

3200 16th St NW
Washington, DC

EVERYTHING AND THE DOG

39202 MOUNT GILEAD RD
Leesburg, VA

Extra You, LLC

Rolling Green Court
Reston, VA

Feline Frenzy LLC

9538 Clematis St.
Manassas, VA

Fetch! Pet Care Inc

517 Heritage Ln NW
Vienna, VA

FOR PET'S SAKE

1537 QUAKER LN
Burke, VA

FOR PETS SAKE

547 MELCHERS DR
Fredericksburg, VA

For The Love Of Dog

Alexandria, VA

Fort Hunt Animal Hospital

1900 Elkin St
Alexandria, VA

Fort Hunt Animal Hospital

1900 Elkin Street
Alexandria, VA

Fur-Get Me Not

4140 S Four Mile Run Dr
Arlington, VA

FurPals Pet Care, LLC

455 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC

Good Dog Workshop

8377 Beech Lane
Warrenton, VA

Got Paws Pet Sitting & Care

433 Christopher Ave
Gaithersburg, MD

Happy Tails Pet Care

Fort Washington, MD

HarmonyNow Organizing service

7131 Groveton Gardens Road
Alexandria, VA

Herbert Construction, LLC

602 Dartmouth Avenue
Silver Spring, MD

Holistic Methods Dog Training

14111 Seneca Rd
Germantown, MD

Home Duty

1733 Northridge Lane
Bethesda, MD

Interlude the Pet Resort & Spa

1025 Calvert Beach Rd
Saint Leonard, MD

Julie's Pooch Pad

357 Lawyers Rd NW
Vienna, VA

K9 Solutions

5904 Hampton Ridge Rd
Raleigh, NC

Kingstowne Pet Services LLC

8301 Bark Tree Court
Springfield, VA

KSR Pet Care

PO Box 198
Mc Lean, VA

LAG DC Cleaning Professionals and Dog walkers

77 Elmira Street SW
Washington, DC

LARKIN PLUMBING & HEATING

1801 INDUSTRIAL RD
Las Vegas, NV

Little Jodies Playhouse

1225 Emerson St
Washington, DC

Lord Charlton Kennel & Pet Spa

17723 Mine Rd
Dumfries, VA

Maids On Time, LLC

Alexandria, Va

MARKET STREET ANIMAL CLINIC

210 EAST MARKET STREET
Leesburg, VA

MAXI MAID CLEANING SERVICES INC

22203 FAIR GARDEN LN
Clarksburg, MD

ON THE GO 4 U

3000 S Randolph St Apt 489
Arlington, VA

Pampered Pet Services LLC

PO Box 1138
Alexandria, VA

Passionately Pets

6368 Hillcrest Pl
Alexandria, VA

PAW PALS PET SERVICES

PO BOX 151251
Alexandria, VA

Paws and Play Pet Care

Falls Church, VA

Paws are Made for Walking

5026 Swinton Drive
Fairfax, VA

Paws-A-Gogo, Inc

42608 Willow Bend Dr
Ashburn, VA

PawSitive Pets

Alexandria, VA

PEACE OF MIND PET CARE

12604 Hay Meadow Place
Herndon, VA

Peace Of Mind Pet Care, Inc.

609 Fieldstone Rd
Silver Spring, MD

Peaceable Kingdom Pet Sitters

1631 Wrightson Dr
Mc Lean, VA

Peacefultails

Washington Dc, dc

Pembroke Veterinary Clinic Inc

4548 Wishart Rd
Virginia Beach, VA

Perfect Paws Petsitting LLC

1289 Mountain View Rd
Stafford, VA

Pets-n-Plants

12410 Alexander Cornell Dr
Fairfax, VA

Pooch Pals LLC

Springfield, VA

POOCHIE PLAYHOUSE

6118 ROSE HILL DR
Alexandria, VA

Poop 911

11355 Aristotle Dr.
Fairfax, VA

Pork Chop's Way, LLC

11512 Mapleview Dr
Silver Spring, MD

Potamac Pet Care

6714 W Wakefield Dr
Alexandria, VA

Precious Companion

8504 Koluder Court
Lorton, VA

Prince William's Paws 4 Claws Pet Sitter, LLC

9181 Cascade Falls Drive
Bristow, VA

PS Cleaning Services

8204 Townsend St
Alexandria, VA

Red Dog Spa & Boutique LLC

12158 Fairfax Towne Ctr
Fairfax, VA

Romp N Roam

4332 Carmelo Drive
Annandale, VA

Royal Pedigree Pet Care LLC

3504 Turner Ln
Chevy Chase, MD

RTTR - Robin To The Rescue

2308 Mt. Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA

Ruth's Cleaning Service

7940 Audubon Ave
Alexandria, VA

SAFE & SOUND PETS

9104 GRIST MILL RD
Alexandria, VA

Scruffingers LLC

PO Box 6231
Alexandria, VA

SIT A PET

PO BOX 100321
Arlington, VA

Sniffers Doggie Depot

7300-1 Wesrmore Rd
Rockville, MD

Snug As A Bug Pet Care, LLC

11233 Silentwood Ln
Reston, VA

STRUTTIN' MUTTS INC

Alexandria, VA

T.L.C For your P.E.T

Alexandria, VA

Tails of the City Pet Care

PO Box 427
Mount Rainier, MD

The Doggie Walkers

9912 Georgetown Pike
Great Falls, VA

THE PARROT NANNY

1320 COLUMBIA RD
Woodbridge, VA

The Playful Pup

10525 Theodore Green Blvd
White Plains, MD

The Unleashed Pet, LLC

PO Box 8013
Alexandria, VA

The Wag Pack

PO Box 16212
Alexandria, VA

Time for a Walk

2219B N. Columbus Street #103
Arlington, VA

TLC for your PET

4901 southland ave
Alexandria, VA

Urban Paws

PO Box 661
Glen Echo, MD

VCA Herndon-Reston Animal Hospital

500 Elden St
Herndon, VA

Villaridge Pet Sitters LLC

11654 Plaza America Dr
Reston, VA

Virginia Pet Care, LLC

4538 Garbo Court
Annandale, Va

Wag More Dogs of Arlington

2606 S Oxford St
Arlington, VA

WAGAMUFFIN PETCARE

2812 Calvert St NW
Washington, DC

Waggin's Tails Junction

10035 Dean Dr
Manassas, VA

Waggy Tails Care

10713 Ox Croft Ct
Fairfax Station, VA

Warm & Fuzzy Cat Boarding

1194 Cold Springs Rd
Clendenin, WV

We'll Play While You're Away

6435 Overbrook St.
Falls Church, VA

Wiggle and Wag Dog Walking

12471 Dillingham Sq.
Woodbridge, VA

WILO CONSTRUCTION & SERVICES

Annandale
Annandale, VA

Woodlawn Kennel Inc

8340 Richmond Hwy
Alexandria, VA

Woofs Dog Training Center LLC

4160 S 4 Mile Run Dr
Arlington, VA

YOU DESIGN TIME LLC

2029 37TH ST NW
Washington, DC

Your Dog Smiles Pet Services

11160-C1 Southlakes Drive
Reston, VA

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