Tracie Sorrentini holds her small dogs Punky (left) and Puccini as her father Irving Sorrentini helps with dogs she's caring for while their owners are away, Yuki (left) and Lexi in Los Angeles. DogVacay brings together dog lovers with casual and professional dog sitters to provide an affordable experience for pets. (Associated Press)

Tracie Sorrentini holds her small dogs Punky (left) and Puccini as her father Irving Sorrentini helps with dogs she's caring for while their owners are away, Yuki (left) and Lexi in Los Angeles. DogVacay brings together dog lovers with casual and professional dog sitters to provide an affordable experience for pets. (Associated Press)