Hi pet lovers! 😻🐕🐰🐴🐈🐾
My ethos: All animals are sentient beings that deserve fabulous lives. I would adopt all the strays and seniors if I could, one day I'll get a hobby farm so that I can!
Outside of Pawshake, I am a nurse and midwife. I work in Melbourne a few days a week, casually in Geelong, and am a perpetual post grad student.
I have a passion for seniors and rescues. I am recently bereaved of my cat, Kit, who recently crossed the rainbow bridge. For now, I have my gorgeous dog named Disco. He's a rescue from Alice Springs, and the goodest of bois. One day we will fill the kitty hole on our hearts... and maybe rescue some bunnies, a grey hound, the entire GAWS shelter.... 🙄🙄😂😂😍😍🐾🐾🐾🐾
I love taking dogs out for walks - even better if I can have Disco along too. I only ever do this with a consented meet and greet prior. No offence taken for 'no Disco-s allowed'! (I won't tell him!) Popping in for feeds and welfare checks for all animals is pure joy.
I grew up with a cat, but have become a dog lover, too. I've always been very intuitive and fearless with all animals, I am happy to handle most anything although haven't looked after spiders or snakes (never scared of them though). I've looked after frogs, fish, and axelottles among some of the rarer pets! I've had rabbits in the past too (desperate to get some recue bunnies right now!) and know all about their cares. I totally miss those fantastic bunny binkies!
My dog had separation anxiety when I first got him so I am familiar with behaviour management in this area with owners being away. I accommodate as many requests as I can to alleviate any undue stress.
I am open to house-sits with at least 1 weeks notice. Shift work and travel to Melbourne for work means I need to be organised, and I run my rostered hours by you to make sure my hours at your place are suitable for your needs. My partner is home with Disco when I'm house sitting - thank you 😍🐕😍.
Happy holidaying/working/busy life-ing, fur fams!
Karen clearly loves animals and our fur babies love her! Our pets were very well looked after while we were away and I wouldn’t hesitate to use her again.
Great job again!
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