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Rick

Vancouver Dog Vacations

Vancouver
37 times favorited
18 recurring guests
Last active today
Usually responds within one hour
<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Dog boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
10 CAD for each additional pet
30 CAD
/night
All services and rates

About Rick

I love dogs and live alone downtown.

Dogs boarded will get a minimum of 3 walks/potty breaks per day(early morning, afternoon and evening). Weather permitting we'll goto any dog parks in the area you'd normally take them to (some people have strict preferences) and in some cases I'd be up for going for a 5-10km run with dogs that are already used to that.

I work in the fitness industry so that gives me a lot of opportunity and time to be at home or outside with your dog. I've boarded lots of different dogs now, and love the company of your furry family. I've posted pictures of the couch and bed as dogs are welcome on both (so long as that's not against your own rules). If you prefer, you can drop off with a dog bed or dog crate(preference is that smaller or younger dogs are crate trained for when I'm not at home, unless you know they'll be on best behaviour even in a new environment).

For the duration of Covid, I’ve also added dog walking services (min 30 minutes) as I wouldn’t typically have the time for dog walks separate or dogs being boarded with me. If I can help you in any way please reach out.

NOTE: My building has a breed restriction against pitbulls... although I've yet to meet a pittie that I haven't gotten along with, it means I can't take on any pitbulls or overly evident pittie-crosses.

Rick's services

At the sitter's home

Dog Boarding
Overnight stay at the sitter's home
10 CAD for each additional pet
30 CAD
/night

At your home

Dog Walking
An experienced dog walker will pick up your dog from your home for a 30 min walk
5 CAD for each additional pet
15 CAD
/walk

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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Angela, 2020-01-19

Rick was wonderful with my pets and very accommodating. He kept in touch and sent me picture updates. My pets came home very relaxed

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Carrie, 2020-01-10

Marlee's overnight "trial" stay with Rick went perfectly, despite the fact that she's typically very apprehensive and reactive with men. We'll definitely be using Rick for all our trips in the future!

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About Rick's Home

Accepted pets

Puppies
< 1 year
Dog sizes
0-80 kg
Dog ages
0-20 years
Dog sex
Female & Male
Small animals
rodents, rabbits, ...

Rick's home

An apartment
A small outdoor area
Has no kids

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Urban & City park

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
< 5 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques
Can take care of exotic animals

Can Administer

Oral medications

Stats

<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
8 h ago
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Rick

Rick

Vancouver Dog Vacations

Vancouver
Dog boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
10 CAD for each additional pet
30 CAD
/night
All services and rates
Contact Rick

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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