ABOUT MAGGIE'S DOGGIE CARE: Hi there! My name is Maggie McSpadden. I'm 27 years old and I live with my family in Spotswood, NJ 08884. I work as a pet care service provider and I'm very experienced in taking care of pups! I'm here to best assist you and your pet! I love all dogs and never met one that didn't like me. My family calls me the "Dog Whisperer" for obvious reasons, but mostly because dogs immediately take a liking to me. Since I was a child and a little girl, I have always been an animal lover. I promise to love and care for your dog and pets just like they are my own – if not better! I provide local pet owners with a positive alternative option to using a commercial kennel or boarding facility.
MY DOGS: MOOKIE, SNICKERS, OSCAR MAYER & PETUNIA
MOOKIE - LABRADOODLE/STANDARD POODLE X LADBRADOODLE MIX 11 YEARS OLD MALE BLACK LARGE NEUTERED
SNICKERS - TEACUP YORKSHIRE TERRIER/YORKIE 7 YEARS OLD MALE TAN EXTRA SMALL NEUTERED
OSCAR MAYER - MINI DACHSHUND/DOXIE 2 YEARS OLD MALE RED/BROWN SMALL NEUTERED
PETUNIA - ENGLISH BULLDOG 1 YEAR OLD FEMALE BROWN/WHITE WITH BLACK MARKINGS (EARS & TAIL) MEDIUM SPAYED
SKITTLES - HAVANESE 19 YEARS OLD FEMALE WHITE/GRAY/CREAM SMALL SPAYED (R.I.P. SKITTLES IS NO LONGER WITH US AND HAS PASSED AWAY TO DOGGIE HEAVEN DUE TO OLD AGE THIS MARCH 2018)
MY HOME AND BACKYARD: I live with my family in our single family split level style home in Spotswood, NJ 0884. I have lived here since 1992 and this is the house I've grown up in. It is approximately 1,838 square feet and sits on 0.25 of an acre of property. My house is a 3 bedroom and 2.5 bath home with a large spacious completely fenced in backyard. The main level of the home is a semi open floor plan and consists of the main living room, eat in kitchen, formal dining room, bathroom and one additional room used for storage or as an office. The lower level of my home consists of a larger size family room, half bath bathroom or powder room, mud room and a laundry room. The upper level of my home consists of the master bedroom, my bedroom, guest bedroom and a full bath bathroom. I do not have a basement in my home, I only have an attic and a crawl space. I have an attached single car garage. There are multiple security and surveillance cameras inside/outside my home, in the front yard and in the backyard to monitor activity from my iPhone as needed. I have a large backyard that is completely fenced in. The fence is 6 feet tall and there is a single gate, which is locked and secured via lock and key. I have a decent size deck that is off my kitchen and connected by a sliding glass door. I also have a patio and heated in ground swimming pool in my backyard. I also have a batting cage for softball and baseball batting and hitting practice in my backyard. Please take note that this is not a dog run nor do I have any structure that could be considered a dog kennel on the property at all. Maggie's Doggie Care is not a commercial dog boarding facility or a dog kennel. I hope this description gives you a better insight into my home!
CREDENTIALS, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION: My resume, references, recommendations, safety plan and proof of pet care service insurance are available upon request. If you would like to speak with any of my past clients, please contact me and I will forward you my approved references. To view and read any of my 50+ 5 star pet care service reviews from past clients, please visit my rover.com/sit/maggiemcspad profile or click on the main menu's "REVIEWS" tab of the website's navigation. I have multiple 5 star reviews for pet care service from past clients on other sites in addition to my Rover.com profile. I have complied all my 100+ reviews into a photo album on the new Maggie's Doggie Care business Facebook page here. Maggie's Doggie Care, formally known as "Maggie's Doggie Day Care & Boarding", is insured and covered via individual/private pet care service business insurance through petcareins.com. My pet care service business insurance card is displayed below. I have earned and achieved the Animal Business Certificate from Middlesex County College of Edison, NJ on March 27, 2017. I am certified in Pet CPR and First-Aid by the American Safety & Health Institute. I am experienced in administering oral medication and injections. I have a past background in health care, nursing and the medical field. I earned my Associate of Science Degree in Allied Healthcare - Pre Professional from Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ as well. I have partially completed two accelerated two year ASN/RN nursing programs and attended nursing school. I am a member of The National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) and Pet Owners Association. I initially began working as a pet care service provider through DogVacay.com and Rover.com when I first started out. I eventually began to expand and branch out to establishing my own pet care service business after lots of hard work, dedication and once I had established a loyal client base of repeat and returning clients. I have completed the certified background checks through A Place For Rover (Rover.com) and Dog Vacay, Inc. (DogVacay.com which has now merged with Rover.com and is considered a single entity, operating as Rover.com). I have successfully completed the online training course Rover101 offered by Rover.com. I also completed the online training courses offered by Dog Vacay, Inc. through their DogVacay University as well in the past. I am a graduate of Course 101, Course 102 and successfully completed the DogVacay online web training program. I have experience in providing pet care service for puppies, special needs dogs, diabetic clients and elderly/senior dogs. I have cared for multiple puppies, special needs pups, diabetic clients and senior/elderly dogs in the past. I have raised, trained and cared for every single one of my own dogs from the time they were puppies throughout adulthood. I have experience in accommodating the following: special needs, extreme separation anxiety, general anxiety, pets recovering from surgery/procedures, advanced senior issues, not yet housebroken/house-trained, leash pulling, diabetic/epileptic, resource guarding and I am experienced in medication administration, oral and injections. For some random facts, I am also a notary public in Middlesex County, NJ and I'm also proud to say I'm the daughter of a police officer, my father is a 2008 retired Lt. of the East Brunswick Police Department (25 years) and New Jersey State Police (3 years), after 28 years of total dedicated public service.