Peaceful Gilstad Lake home with gorgeous pets in need of a sitter

Blackduck, MN, US
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My husband Richard and I live on Gilstad Lake about 6 miles out of Blackduck MN. We have 20 acres of land and no close neighbors! Richard is retired from Blackduck Telephone, I work at Blackduck school and run concession stand, and Prom

Home & location

We live in Blackduck, a quiet little town in northern MN. We live on Gilstad lake which is great for ice fishing or regular fishing in the summer, 4 wheeling and canoeing. You can watch fantastic sunsets over the beautiful tranquil lake

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


The responsibilities would be to feed and give water to all the animals. Clean litter boxes and tend to pets needs. Bear and kitties are very easy to take care of! We have a dalmatian puppy , Barkley is 2 years old, Bear and Barkley get

Meet the pets

  • Bear

    Labrador Retriever

    11 years

  • Barkley


    2 years

  • Bentley


    11 years

  • Toby

    9 years

  • fish

Sitter feedback (9)


Richard and Sandra were wonderful hosts and each of the pets were enjoyable to be around. We were left well prepared and fully briefed. The pets were all

Stayed · 30 Sep - 10 Oct 2021

What a treasure! Totally amazing! Sandra and Richard's property is straight out of a fairy tale. . . Imagine a pristine lake in the woods, and yourself

Stayed · 28 Aug - 31 Aug 2021

I had a wonderful time visiting and caring for Sandra and Richard’s beautiful home and pets. The location is unique and very peaceful. The animals are all

Stayed · 07 Aug - 10 Aug 2021

A beautiful stay in the Minnesota north woods! Barkley and Bear were wonderful hosts - taking us for walks, swims in the lake and playing fetch. Toby and

Stayed · 01 Jul - 05 Jul 2021

Wow! What an awesome place with such special pets! Sweet Bear will lean on you for love. Energetic Barkley will catch the balls you throw and lead the way on

Stayed · 14 Jun - 16 Jun 2021

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