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Patricia did wonderful job dog sitting our 3 dogs they love going there. They enjoy playing with the other dogs . She does good job keeping them all happy and safe.

Kim W.


 I was so relieved when I found Patricia! She was very knowledgeable and gave some great tips and advice! She knows how to handle and care for all personalities of dogs. I will def use Patricia again in the future! Seze loved her visit.

 Shannon M.

Wow! Leaving Rusty with a new sitter had me nervous, but Patricia really made Rusty feel like a part of the family. You can tell how much she cares about everyone in her household, even the temporary guests! There is absolutely no doubt in my mind we'll be back to visit Patricia in the future!

Kirk A

 It was the first time I had ever left Lola and Stella at anyone's home, and for such a long time. I was very nervous. I booked very early and the closer I got to the date I was to leave the more nervous I got. I began to communicate with Patricia regarding my worries and concerns. Patricia answered all my questions and heard all my concerns and totally left me a peace. I gave her all my concerns regarding feedings and medications, sleeping habits and just anything and everything I can think of in order for my dogs to be kept safe and comfortable while I was gone. Patricia had all my instructions written and followed them to a tee. I received messages and lots of pics of my pups and they sure looked like they were having a great time. Patricia is kind and caring and even sings to them. I am very satisfied with the care my babies received. I am already looking to plan my next vacation and will definitely leave them with Patricia again. Thanks for being a kind a caring person Patricia! It means so much!

Great sitter! Our dog had a wonderful time and got to play with many new friends. We received updates throughout her stay and Patricia responded very quickly whenever we sent a message to check in. We don't go out of town often but when we do we will definitely book here again.

Betsy F.

I had never used a sitter before and I was apprehensive about leaving my dogs for ten days. After meeting with Patricia, I decided to leave my dogs (Denny, a quiet Lhasa Apso/Shih Tzu mix and Demi, a feisty Bichon Frise) in her care. The home is clean, with a nice spacious backyard. It is fenced in with agility apparatus in the middle of the area.

I'm glad I chose her.

From the first day an to the end of their stay, I was given a nearly daily update of how they were doing. Pictures were sent in addition to a description of their day's activities. I didn't worry about ANYTHING while my dogs were in Patricia's care.

She knows a lot about dogs. She is attentive, caring, and knowledgeable. She administered medications to one of my dogs as needed and because of her expertise, my girl is doing better than before I left.

If you choose to use Patricia, you will not be disappointed. She and her husband work together to ensure any pet left in their care will be treated as their own.

Thank you Patricia!


Amazing! Loving to our little guy and extremely knowledgeable and helpful. I really appreciate having met Patricia! Highly recommended.

Shelby P.

Patricia H. is amazing! My dog had such a great time, she slept all the way home on our 4 hour car ride. I wouldn't go anywhere else! She also texted pictures of my dog so that I knew she was doing well. Her home is like a dog heaven! I highly recommend Patricia H.

Mary S.

Patricia and Don are fantastic! Bailey and Cooper do so well when they stay over. This is such a great alternative to kenneling them! I feel lucky to have found Patricia!


We loved getting text updates on Minnie's stay and pictures! It made us feel very secure leaving her and seeing what a great time she had. We are looking forward to using Patricia again!

Elizabeth T.


Patricia was amazing with our puppy bull terrier! She was extremely informative and helpful in recommending ways to deal with his teething and stubbornness! Will surely use her again in the future.



Very helpful and informative... Tons of pictures and helpful advice!

Laura L.


Sofie had so much fun playing with the other dogs she came home and slept like a log. Pat taught her some good dog behavior as well.

We will definitely use Pat again.



What a fantastic experience! This was my first time using a Pet Sitter, so I was quite apprehensive about it. Patricia took the time to walk me through everything I could expect from her. She worked with my dogs...training them, walking them, visits to the puppy park!! I received several photos from her while I was away. I've already booked my second stay and am ready to book my third! Thank you Patricia for everything!!


What could I possibly say. Patricia and Don are amazing. We were anxious about leaving our boys for 4 weeks, but the reviews gave us some measure of confidence. It wasn't until we met them that we felt sure we had made the right choice. Patricia kept us updated on the boys and sent us several pictures every few days with reports of all the goings on. She spent a lot of time training the boys so that when we returned they were much better mannered and even though they were excited to see us I know it was tough for them to leave the comfort and freedom they experienced at Patricia and Don's home. They were free to come and go outside in the completely fenced play yard whenever they wanted through a doggy door, and went to the dog park on a daily basis for great exercise with other dogs that Patricia knew from the neighborhood. This was like an all inclusive resort for dogs where they were pampered and treated like family. I highly recommend Patricia and Don and I will definitely be taking the boys back whenever we are in the area.



She knows her stuff and gave me tips 



Awesome experience.. my dog had a blast! 

Alexis F.


Patricia was fantastic with Ruby! I was anxious about how my dog would be treated. Ruby very much enjoyed spending time with Patricia, and her husband, and relished the dog walks, trip to the dog park, tennis ball (her addiction), and playing with the other dogs. Patricia was very generous with her knowledge of dog training. Should I travel to the Orlando area again, Patricia will be my top pick as I'm sure Ruby would love to see her new friend again!

Angela F.


AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING Patricia is heaven sent. I had an option to leave Phanny in the Carolinas or bring her to Orlando. Had she stayed in the carolinas and misbehaved once, I feared she would spend 5 days in a crate.

Patricia assured me Phanny would be fine. She was excited to have Phanny visit, assuring me should would help me with Phanny. She spent time with me and Phanny as I dropped her off and Phanny's vacay was off and running. Two days of inclement weather did not ruin a thing. I came home with a tired and content 4 year young puppy dog that played with her 5 new friends. Pat renewed my faith in so many ways. And is now helping the doggie day care here in NC to make sure Phanny keeps having fun.

This lady is just amazing, heaven sent.

Jack D.


Our puppy was so happy being a part of Patricia's puppy pack! Patricia is truly a professional. She clearly knows dogs and loves them. She gets to know each of their needs and personalities and all of them are very happy—including our dog! 

Betsy S.


Patricia was fantastic. She cared for

Cooper and many other dogs with the upmost compassion. I didn't pack enough food and she provided the extra needed, she even trained him a bit and offered pointers regarding his barking. I can tell Coop had as much of a vacation as myself, will be using again. 

Nikkie S.


Wonderful sitter!!! She sincerely seems to care about the dogs left in her care. My Khloé had a wonderful time while staying with her! She was able to roam freely from outside to inside all day long. Patricia and her husband are dedicated to their dogs and treat new faces as if they were their own.  I was very pleased with the experience. Using this sitter is a no-brainer and at the least a million times better than even thinking about leaving your dog in a cage/kennel. 

Lauren C.


Patricia and her husband are absolutely amazing! I was blown away with how great they were with Max. I received daily pictures, and even changed his diet from their recommendation; he used to be a picky eater and now eats 3x a day! (such a blessing since he's older and too thin, the vet just said he should just eat when he wanted). Next vacation they are definitely my top pick!!! 



Patricia was very kind and helpful during Jake's stay with her. Thank you so much! 

Eduardo G.


Patricia was great! I was unsure about In Home Doggy Boarding, but it was even better than I expected! She sent me updates every day, tons of pictures and spent a lot of time training my puppies, they came home better behaved each time. She sent me updates every day, tons of pictures, and all for a great price! My puppies were very very happy and will be seeing Patricia again soon :)


It was such a relief and pleasure to leave our energetic 8 month old lab mix puppy w/ Patricia. There was no question our puppy was in professional caring hands. We picked up a better behaved puppy! Now that's a good vacation!!!

Hope M.


Patricia is very knowledgeable in caring for and training dogs...she even taught me a thing or two! Will definitely be utilizing her services again in the near future.

Hunter A.

Excellent--wonderful communication, took great care of my Golden and Golden mix.

Dogs got to play at the play park and were happy and relaxed when I came to get them. I plan on using Patricia on my next vacation if she is available!

She has two larger dogs that are older and very gentle, but also boarded a Golden retriever who got to play with mine. The dogs had free access from her home to her fenced yard. She also is able to give advice for dog training since she was a full time trainer before moving to Orlando. Wonderful visit! I have no concerns about leaving my dogs there in her care.

Dianne G.

First time having Gator away from home. Was worried I would not find the right person. Patricia was fabulous. Not only was my trip relaxing, my dog made new friends and seemed to have a great time. He even came home a better dog. Looking forward to our next vacation knowing gator has a safe place to go.

Tammy M.

Absolutely amazing!! Patricia is Leighla's second mom:) She was so great with her and has helped me with puppy training techniques. I would highly recommend her to anyone!

Alicia S.


Jewel and Jada very much enjoyed their stay with Patricia! They came home exhausted from all the playing.

Her house is lovely, too. I especially loved the fenced in back yard. She made sure to take them to their neighborhood puppy park to play in the evenings. We will definitely use her again!

Krissi H.

Patricia once again provided a very comforting place for our dogs while we were out of town. Thank you!

Dave D.

Patricia was great! He even came home more well behaved after his stay with her. Nice work! Would definitely use her again next time we are back in the Orlando area.

Natalie G.

We travel quite a bit and it is so nice to know that your dog can enjoy the comforts of home at a reasonable price while away for extended vacations. Patricia has always provided the best service for our dog Sadi when we are away. We never want to keep her at a kennel.

Bill  H.



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