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Thank you Adam! I am listed on both of those sites and agree they are a good resource for both owners and hosts. I am planning my marketing strategy for the new year and appreciate the input.
Thanks Christina and PK Dennis for your thoughts. I require a meet and greet for every boarder so I can do a temperament test before boarding. Good to hear you follow through on the references, mine love to sing my praises!
I have boarded dogs in a person’s home in the past. To find a new care-giver I start with the staff at my vet’s office. Often they have a person they use for their own dogs. That is how I have found most of my care-givers. Once I have a recommendation or two, I do a call and talk to the person about how they run things, how many dogs would be boarded at one time, ask about how they handle difficult situations. And how much time my dogs would be loose in the house/yard, and how much time crated.… Read more »
I just started a facebook conversation with Laurie Mcdowell – http://www.homawaybelair.com she shops at Baron’s country store (a holistic pet store N of Bel Air) and will do whatever people want – raw food, flower essences, etc. she has not learned a lot herself yet in the holistic realm. she sounds great.
I’ve never boarded in someone’s home, but I’d certainly consider it. I think the #1 thing that would sway me would be a positive experience from someone I know. If I had to go out and find someone who boards in their own home I’d probably use an online marketplace like Rover.com or DogVacay.com