"When we started with KSR Pet Care, our furry friend was afraid of cars, terrified of trucks, and hesitant to walk down the driveway. A walk along the road was impossible. Over the months, with Michael’s gentle touch, Zeppo overcame his fears and learned to enjoy his walks to the park. Now thanks to KSR and Michael, Zeppo loves walks with us in the neighborhood and doesn’t care if a truck zooms by. Zeppo (and we, too) is grateful for all the loving care Michael and KSR have given him."
-- Donald J, McLean VA 08/13/2012
"Many thanks to you, Michael and Nancy for taking such amazing care of Shadow while we were gone. Upon our return she was so happy and seemed so well cared for, it made my heart leap!!Many thanks again. We'll refer you to all of our dog friends and will contact you when we go out of town again."
Heather S, Arlington, VA
"I would like to let you know that we have been so pleased with your services this summer. It has given us such peace of mind to know that Sully is so well taken care of for his pet visits. I have referred you to anyone who asks and coincidentally, ran into a neighbor down the street who uses you all as well and had rave reviews about you."--
Noelle S, McLean, VA
Monty and Zuma
"Back from another vacation, and, as in the past, great walks in our absence for Monty and Zuma our two much-loved, black labradors. Michael T. handles them with affection, skill and alertness, as can easily be seen whenever he comes to take them out. When we're away, our dogsitter conveys Michael's informative 'walk reports,' and we have peace of mind knowing that Monty and Zuma are in safe, capable and caring hands. Thanks to you and Michael for being there for our dogs, and for us."
Margrete S. , McLean, VA
Andy and Charlie
I am writing to thank you and all of your outstanding associates for their quick action and assistance in helping find Charlie yesterday. As you know, it was a stressful experience for our whole family but most of all, certainly Charlie. Without your help the entire experience would have been far more stressful. We sincerely thank you again for everything you did for Charlie and our family in helping him get home to us. We are lucky to have such wonderful people helping us care for Charlie and Andy. I know that they are and will be enjoying their walks with you and Susan over the next couple weeks. Thank you again,
Eric E., Mclean, VA
"I am sending a cute picture of Abby. We have been very impressed with your services. It is a very personalized and caring operation and we are glad we found you, and so is Abby."
--Lois B., McLean, VA
"I needed lots of supportive strategies and Karen patiently encouraged me. Chiquita might have had to endure another move if it were not for Karen's kind support. (...)Thanks to Karens' support we have our new life companion." Read Chiquita's Story and testimonial here --Judith D., Falls Church, VA
"We sought out Karen very suddenly and on a weekend night to begin a regular regimen of walking our dog, Malarky. We were amazed to hear back from her almost immediately and she met with us the next day. After meeting her, it is obvious that Karen operates a well planned and high quality business. We were pleasantly surprised by Karen's thoroughness, but also her obvious love of animals. This combination of professionalism and devotion to her business made it easy for us to trust Karen and her associates from day one. Our dog walker, Kristin, was also fantastic. It was always a pleasure to read her notes that she left us after every visit. I am sure that Malarky misses his time with Kristin and Karen. Thank you so much!"
-- Mike and Abbey
Addison & Asia
"Karen and her staff at KSR are the most caring, competent, and knowledgeable pet sitters I have ever used, and I have used plenty in the past. They show they care by leaving detailed daily notes and they learn and respect each pet’s personality. They notice changes in behavior, eating habits, and general health. I use them whenever I am out of town, whether for the night or for weeks at a time. The staff even picks up the mail and takes out the trash as needed for longer vacations. When I come home, I know the lights will be turned on for me and my kitties will be patiently waiting by the door."
-- Jill H., McLean, VA
"Karen is like family to our dog Junie and she is very attentive to Junie's needs. Junie loves walking with Karen and was so happy and content after recently returning from a visit to Karen's house with her two dogs. KSR Pet Care is a great service all the way around, whether its Karen or her co-workers.
--Heather L., Falls Church, VA
"Desmond LOVES coming to Karen's and she has been the best dog walker that has happened to us. Karen is always on time, reliable, and loves animals. We will be with her as long as she will have us!!
Desmond loves playing and hanging out with Luka & Lexie, chewing on his bone or running in the backyard with his dog friends. Desmond is all for it!"
--Ashley H., Arlington, VA
Berkley and Keira
" I just wanted to tell you what a wonderful job Tara did with the puppies while I was in Aruba! In the past when I get home from long trips, they get very excited then sleep and sleep because they were anxious while I was gone. Not this time--they were excited to see me, but were perfectly fine the next day. This shows me how comfortable Tara has made them with her and I can't thank her enough for taking such good care of them!"
-- Jen W., McLean, VA
"Karen and KSR Pet Care are absolutely wonderful! Our Ibizan Hound, Guinness, had the most magnificent vacation while with Karen (and we were able to enjoy ours therefore). We returned home to find Guinness happy, healthy and completely comfortable and at ease (something she had never experienced with any other boarding facility). Guinness was truly blessed to be in such good hands and in such a caring environment and we are very fortunate indeed! Thank you, Karen!"
-- Sue P., McLean, VA
**P.S. - also in the picture is Karen's German shepherd Lexie and Guinness' best friend
Kacey and Daisy
One harmonious pack with 15 year old poodle Daisy in charge followed by the other three big dogs Kacey (rolling on her back), Luka (red wagging tail up) and Lexie (looking at her goofy friend Kacey). A beautiful example that age and size do not matter!
"I left my dogs Daisy and Kacey for several days in Karen's care and upon my return, I found them in wonderful loving care, happy, relaxed and very healthy. I love everything KSR Pet Care does for my pets, including daily dog walking, housesitting and boarding."
--Linda C., Falls Church, VA
"I can't say enough wonderful things about Karen and KSR Pet Care. For over a year Karen has provided the most outstanding service walking our dog Boomer. She is absolutely dedicated to the well-being of our pup, and she runs her business with the highest level of professionalism. I don't know how we'll find anyone else of her caliber when we move. Boomer (and his parents) are going to miss her greatly."
-- Becky M., Falls Church, VA
"(...) I highly recommend Karen to anyone looking for a reliable dog walker, dog sitter or someone to transfer their dog. She absolutely loves dogs, is very knowledgeable about their care, totally reliable, and very attentive to your dog’s needs. She will quickly spot a problem and/or health issue and has great suggestions as to what to do(...)."
-- Sara D., Falls Church, VA
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Maggie, Lucy & Miles
"You're the best! There are VERY few people that I am 100% comfortable with looking after our hounds, and you are on the top of the list. "
-- Claude & Nancy K., McLean, VA
"Our dog Anissa loves her stays at KSR Pet Care. It is her home away from home and she’s in heaven while there. Karen and the pet friends, Luka and Lexie, make Anissa so comfortable and happy that I have a hard time dragging her out the door to come home. KSR Pet Care offers a warm caring home setting for pets that enables us to leave town without any worries about our dog Anissa’s happiness – when at KSR Pet Care I know she’s happy, loved and incredibly well taken care of. We wouldn’t think of having her stay anywhere else."
-Joyce & Justin M., Great Falls, VA
"Karen is a very caring and competent professional in whom I have complete trust with my dog. When I had to go out of town on short notice for a funeral, she was more than happy to accommodate us and kennel our precious pet without any hesitation. One wouldn't have thought I could have been surprised given the length of our relationship with her at that time, but she did nonetheless by providing us with a detailed report on how our dog got along that weekend along with pictures showing its interaction with the other dogs in her care. If that doesn't demonstrate a caring and competent professional, I don't know what would."
-- David P., McLean, VA
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MEET KAREN's PETS, residing at KSR Pet Care Home:
from left to right: Lexie, Luka, Harry & Sally
Lexie is a playful petite German Shepherd, rescued from Virginia German Shepherd Rescue (VGSR), born in 2006.
Luka is the mellow leader of the pack, rescued from Virginia German Shepherd Rescue (VGSR), born in 2003.
Sally, our first pet, is calico colored, rescued from Last Chance Animal Rescue, born in 2005.
Harry is our talkative grey korat cat, rescued from Last Chance Animal Rescue, born in 2006.
INTERESTED IN BOARDING?
Boarding for dogs is for existing clients only. It is an imperative safety precaution. KSR Pet Care takes the safety and well-being of all clients' pets very seriously. A minimum of two dog walks applies. Thank you for your understanding!