Category: What’s New?

  • 1000 Free Pet Sitting Requests for NoVA and DC

    The Co-Founder and Chief Pet Sitter of, Ms. Fevi Yu has accepted the challenge of Pet Sitting for FREE to anyone who needs a pet sitter in the Northern Virginia and Washington, DC areas.  Ms. Yu has been a pet owner for over 15 years and she is an insured pet sitter with Pet Sitters […]

  • Facebook Registration

    We are super excited to announce that Users can now register through Facebook.   Our Facebook integration is seamless but you will still need to provide a username, email and your zip code for BETA testing purposes. Why did we need to integrate with Facebook?  The main reason was convenient for Users: since Facebook has already verified […]

  • adds Northern Virginia to its Pilot Program

    What is Dogma? Dogma is FREE community pet sitting.  Once you register for  — you can post pet sitting requests on your public wall and neighbors within a six mile radius will be able to see your request and can choose to accept it.   The currency in is time so you do not […]

  • Dogma updates User Interface

    We have finally updated our User Interface and we are loving the way it gives more importance to the three things highlighted here: Point System – in the old interface, the points system was lost in all the text and it wasn’t given the attention that it deserved.  In Dogma, everything you do is tied […]

  • DC Cat Sitter

    If you are looking for an awesome cat sitter in the DC area, you may just have found her.  My name is Fevi Yu and I am the Founder and Chief Pet Sitter of — a pay-it-forward pet sitting service. Sign up now if you want me to pet sit your cat.  I will personally […]

  • Mobile site

    We have been in the process of creating a mobile site and not a native app and we are very close to completing the mobile site.  We only have QA left to do!  We chose to create a mobile site instead of a native app because it just makes sense for us at this point, we don’t have […]

  • Free Pet Sitting for Residents of DC and NOVA

    My name is Fevi Yu and I am the Founder and Chief Pet Sitter of — a pay-it-forward pet sitting community. I will personally be pet sitting for Residents of DC and NOVA in the next coming months. Founder Background I currently have 4 dogs and 2 cats of my own. I also have […]

  • Community Pet Sitting, Registration will be closed

    We are removing boarding and playdates as options on the services provided and strictly only providing pet sitting services called “House calls” — here are a few reasons why: We want to make sure our Members are certain in their ability to deliver pet care services.  So we want to see how well our Pet Guardian community […]

  • A Community of Pet Guardians

    We changed our logo’s call to action today.  It use to be Boarding, Playdates, Errands.  We figured that was a way of attracting more members who needed those services.  In retrospect, we aren’t trying to build the largest online community of pet lovers, what we are trying to do is build the largest online community […]

  • Free Pet Food Delivery for Members

    We are so excited to announce the Free Pet Food Delivery for Members of — the system is a work around and is not directly tied into the general database as of yet. We are still in BETA and would like to test this function before we integrate it properly. We are hoping that […]

  • Strict Verification Process

      In keeping with the safety and trust of our members, we have just completed our verification process which includes a police clearance, house visits, veterinarian reference and 2 recommendation letters. Once a user has passed all requirements they will become a verified member of Dogma and will have the paw symbol on their profiles. […]

  • Public Wall Functionality

    We started with the most simple concept:  Board my dog and I will board your dog for free.  We took it a little further and included playdates and errands. We are now realizing that the easier the concept the harder it is to replicate, technology-wise.  There are so many nuances of the human language and […]

  • Pet Sitting Rates Washington, D.C.

    Table 1 shows the cost of pet sitting one pet in Washington, D.C. for 2 days in mid-July, 2015. The same parameters were used in the search fields of each given website and the most affordable rates were chosen. Some individual pet sitting rates were as high as $99/day so for two days that would […]

  • House Call Services

    If you own a cat, you will be able to relate to this. One of the things I use to dread when we went on vacation was leaving our cats in boarding. It would stress me out just by thinking of putting them in boarding because I knew just how miserable, anxious and stressed they […]

  • An Important Objective

    Humane Society of the United States estimate that every year 6 to 8 million animals are returned to the shelters. 2.7 Million Adoptable cats and dogs are euthanized. Those are real stats and we hope to have a big impact by reducing those numbers to zero. So many stories of so many animals who need […]

  • Proximity Distance Function

    We are very exited to announce that we have added a proximity distance function on the public wall.  The system will take the center of the zip code as the distance peg for the entire zip code. In other words, if your zip code is the same as another member, you will see the distance as 0 miles.  This […]

  • Washington, D.C. Practical Pet Care Services

    If you are a resident of Washington, D.C. and are looking for a modern practical pet care solution, you have just found it! Quid Pro Quo + Sharing Economy = Dogma. Dogma kicks off its Beta Testing round in the Nation’s capital.  If you have pets, a full time job, a family and kids… well, […]

  • Social Media for Dogma

    So we have set up two Social Media Accounts for Dogma.  We hope to set up more in the following days to come.  In the mean time, here is the difference between Facebook and Twitter; follow or like, whatever rocks your boat! Facebook is the mother of Social Media, so it is only right that […]

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