Mountain top log home

Hot Springs, SD, US
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I am a recently retired pharmacist and my wife did the bookkeeping for our pharmacies. We love to travel and are hoping that house sitting will be a great way to do that. As you can see by our list of pets, when we travel we will also need

Home & location

Our home is about three miles outside of Hot Springs, South Dakota in the southern end of the Black Hills. We are about 1000 feet above Hot Springs on a mountain top with awesome views to the west and north. We are about a 45 minute drive

  • House
  • Disabled access
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Beach
  • Mountains
  • Sitters need a car


The three Golden retrievers are outdoor dogs and don’t require a lot of care but love all the attention they can get. The Puggle is an indoor dog but enjoys going out and kicking some Golden retriever butt every chance he gets. Doesn’t seem

Meet the pets

  • Kota

    Golden Retriever

    11 years

  • Champ


    13 years

  • Scout

    Golden Retriever

    6 years

  • Yukon

    Golden Retriever

    3 years

  • Simba


    10 years

Sitter feedback (2)


Unfortunately due to Covoid travel bans, we did not get to sit. Wah! We were soo looking forward to it! Before the sit, Russ was great about communication

Stayed · 16 Mar - 31 Mar 2020

My first trip to South Dakota was a memorable one thanks to the kindness and warm welcome given to me by Russ and Bev. If South Dakota is on your wish list

Stayed · 18 Jul - 02 Aug 2019

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