I am looking for someone to stay at our comfortable, well-equipped home in Princeton Junction, New Jersey to keep my gentle giant, Merlin (a Black Russian Terrier) in company and cuddles while we are on vacation. He takes a while to warm up to strangers, so is likely to be aloof at first - ideally then, you live close by and we could meet up a little beforehand to introduce you to him. He uses a doggy door, and is fed once a day (in the evenings), along with getting two additional treats (one in the morning and one before bed), and we usually take him to the local dog park once a day, so ideally, you would either be working from home if you work, or spending a fair amount of time here. You could skip the dog park if you're not comfortable with taking him there - in that case, a short walk or some ball play in our fenced back yard would work fine.
The house is low-maintenance so other than watering the 2 plants (that will tell you when they need water by drooping once every two week read more