📍(We do this service at our place in Encinitas for clients both in the area as well as those visiting Encinitas from elsewhere.)
Private Dog Boarding (at Encinitas Pet Sitting):
WE GENERALLY DON’T BOOK SHORTER STAYS (One/two-day or one/two-night stays)
📌 How we work:
-We take care of one dog at a time (or up to two dogs from the same owner).
-We don’t own a dog of our own.
-We don’t have children.
-We don’t smoke.
-We don’t use a kennel. (However, feel free to bring your dog’s kennel if he/she enjoys spending time in it or if you’d like us to have your dog use it.)
-At least one of us (Zack or Yumi) is home almost all the time, with the exception of the occasional occurrence where we both leave for no longer than a few hours at a time. In this case we have cameras inside our place to check on your dog/s.
-We maintain a clean, safe home for your dog/s. The only thing on the floor will be his/her toys, water, and food.
-Your dog/s will be fed only with the food and treats you provide us.
-We don’t utilize dog beds. Instead, we use comfy blankets that we clean between each stay.
-We use doggy seat belts if your dog is up to going on an adventure with us.
-We always offer a free, half-hour Meet & Greet.
-We charge per night. Pick up time is 9 a.m. or earlier the last day. You may pick up later than that at an additional cost (see pricing below).
-To finalize bookings, we require half payment in advance. This is refundable in emergency situations.
📌 Important Notes:
-All dogs and Puppies need to be up to date on their shots.
-Dog/s need to be up to date on their flea/tick medication.
-Dog/s shouldn’t suffer from separation anxiety.
-Available for dogs up to around 35 pounds and under.
-When your dog/s is with us, he/she always will be on leash at all times when outside.
1 dog: Per Night ($60)
If picked up after 9ish a.m. but before or around noonish an additional $25 will be charged.
If picked up after noonish an additional $50 will be charged.
2 dogs: Per Night ($90)
If picked up after 9ish a.m. but before or around noonish an additional $40 will be charged.
If picked up after noonish an additional $80 will be charged.
1 Puppy: Per Night ($80)
If picked up after 9ish a.m. but before or around noonish an additional $35 will be charged
If picked up after noonish an additional $70 will be charged
2 Puppies: Per Night ($120)
If picked up after 9ish a.m. but before or around noonish an additional $55 will be charged
If picked up after noonish an additional $110 will be charged
(at least one of us will be present 24/7 when caring for two puppies.)
Holidays may incur an extra charge.
📌 What we do while your dog/s is here:
-We take your dog/s outside for about six walks per day. Five of the walks are shorter, while one of the walks is longer. We always consider your dog’s needs and safety first. (Your dog’s age, abilities, outdoor weather, etc).
-When we go outside for walks and other doggies are nearby, we always take extra care to avoid confrontation.
-We make sure your dog/s is eating his/her food and drinking water – even if it means hand feeding your dog if he/she needs the extra encouragement.
-We always have fresh water down for your dog/s.
-We’ll play with your dog several times a day (depending on his/her desire, abilities, etc).
-We’re happy to use the training prompts you use with your dog/s to ensure consistent training.
-We’ll inspect your dog/s every day to ensure your dog is happy and healthy.
-Your dog/s is free to sleep in bed with us (depending on your dog’s and your preference) if it makes him/her feel more at home. Most dogs do.
-Your dog/s is free to lay down wherever place they please (depending on your dog’s and your preference) if it makes him/her feel more at home. Most dogs prefer to be up on the bed/couch, etc.
-We will send you text messages or email updates (depending on your preference and coverage) every day, that will include photos and/or videos.
📌 What to bring along with your dog/s:
-Enough food for their stay and preferably extra just in case your return flight/travel is delayed.
-Their personal food/water dishes if you think it’ll make them feel more at home. Otherwise, we have dishes they can use.
-Treats, if they may have them.
-Their favorite toys. We have toys here too.
-Their dog bed. Otherwise, we have plenty of clean, cozy blankets here too.
-Their collar, leash, and harness if applicable. We have harnesses here that we usually use with the dogs that stay with us.
-Any medications, supplements, sprays, vitamins, etc., if applicable.
-Brush, toothbrush, and toothpaste, if applicable.
-if you didn’t have time to give your dog/s a bath before their stay, please feel free to bring their shampoo. We will be happy to give them a bath here.
-Crate if they like to spend time in it. We won’t make them stay in it unless advised by the owner.
-Car seat, if applicable
-Anything else your dog/s will need while staying with us!
*We only will care for your dog or dogs*
We don’t offer daycare/nightcare as one of our main services since we generally book longer stays at a time due to the fact that we only care for one dog (or two from the same owner) at a time. We may be able to make an exception for you. Feel free to reach out.
Call 760 846 8090 for more info and to set up a free, half-hour Meet and Greet!