The Pet Elf, Inc

Founded 1998 • Angie's List since May 2010

Not Rated| 4 Reviews

Description

We have provided vacation pet sitting and midday dog walking for Reston's pets since 1998. With our team, you and your pet will enjoy professional, loving care. Our sitters are experienced in caring for dogs, cats, birds, small caged animals, exotics and even horses! Many of our caretakers are veterinarian trained, and our staff is proficient in geriatric care and diabetes management. Overnight care is our specialty, so your pet can remain content in his own home, with reliable care. We can provide you and your dog the direction and tools needed to keep your dog happy, healthy and whole. Our philosophy is to become truly involved in your pets care. We can help with nutrition, education and other animal welfare issues. We currently serve Reston and Herndon....

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08/29/2016

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CATEGORY pet sitters

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11/08/2012

Until April 2012 I had the luxury of walking my pug during my lunch break during the week. When I accepted a much better offer at a new company it was impossible for me to make the trip home and back to work within an hour. I considered leaving him at home inside all day (which he is capable of doing without any accidents), but since he is a pug he is rather needy and super lazy. I knew he would n...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Dog walking once per day Monday through Friday

CATEGORY dog walkers

SERVICE PROVIDER RESPONSE

Wow, thank you for the wonderful feedback! It has been a real pleasure taking care of Harley and getting him out for his exercise. And you have always been a most thoughtful client. I'm glad we were able to meet your expectations. It can be scary inviting in a stranger, but we approach our pet care as if our clients were one of our own. Little Harley is no exception. You've been such a wonderful c...
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08/05/2012

We have been using the Pet Elf for over a year now to walk our dogs on a regular basis. The first dog walker we were assigned was excellent but then moved out of the area. We were then assigned a new walker who did not seem to click with our dogs. All I had to do was email the Pet Elf and they assigned me a new person. The third one was the charm and we, plus the dogs, are thrilled. We were never ...

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
The Pet Elf walks our two large dogs Monday through Thursdsay and it costs us $18 per the midday walk for both dogs. The love the Pet Elf and our two dogs love them even more!

CATEGORY dog walkers

SERVICE PROVIDER RESPONSE

I'm so glad to hear you and the pups are happy! We enjoy caring for them too and you are wonderful clients! Thank you for the valuable feedback.
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06/21/2010

Overall the service went well. We used this service from June 2nd thru June 8th and were very satisfied. We've already agreed to use them again in October.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Pet Elf came to house every morning to feed and water our Severe Macaw. She spent time interacting and talking to our bird daily. In addition to pet care she also brought in mail and watered plants

CATEGORY pet sitters, kennels

SERVICE PROVIDER RESPONSE

Thank you for your comments! We were happy to care for your Macaw. As a parrot owner, I know how important it is to find professional, reliable care. I'm pleased we've been able to care for him multiple times, and hope to see him again soon.

Services Offered

We offer midday dog walks, overnight care and vacation visits for your dogs, cats and caged critters. We can administer oral medications, injections and sub-q fluids. We also provide house sitting. Members of Pet Sitter International, National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and National Capital Area Professional Pet Sitters.

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