I've always had 3 to 5 doggies living with me. And they are family .
You will never hear me say the word "owner", you don't own your family! ! I prefer your child, or calling you the mother or father.
I've done lots of fostering in the past and all live inside with access to outside areas.
My door stays open overnight for the doggies to be able to access the garden at night.
From the pictures you will see the doggie lounge. Couches for all the pooches. My bedroom is also pooch friendly. So basically the whole house is theirs.
At the moment there is only me and my 2 rescues.
My reasons for joining this was we do lots of trips to the beach and river walks. (when the snake season is not around) lots of playtime and fun. Happy to do one on one care, as well as filling the poochmobile and setting off for the day.
These include Brighton doggie beach, as well as Anglesea, Flinders, and safety beach. In the winter / autumn, merri creek, moonee ponds creek, maribinong river and the Yarra river around templestowe.
I have a rav 4 wagon, which I use for the doggies, dark tinted windows and working air Con and heating.
I live close to the Merri Creek which is our usual doggie walk (around 2 hrs plus), in the snake off season. I can keep the doggies on lead, or offlead.
I can build a rapport with pooches very quickly and understand pooch social behavior. I have a good knowledge and understanding of k9 behaviors and pack mentality.
I have 2 calm friendly Rescues who
are amazing around other doggies.
I can adapt activities to your dogs needs, whether lots of physical play/ running, or just a slow social walk.
Bassam provided a great stay for our very energetic dog Wally. We were amazed at how much daily exercise Bassam gave Wally (long walks and regular trips to the dog park near his house) and how much Wally enjoyed staying with Bassam’s own dogs. Bassam provided text and photo updates every day while we were on vacation, so we knew that Wally was in good hands and enjoying himself! I would highly recommend Bassam to anyone looking to board their dog.
Bas was amazing... my fur baby Lloyd enjoyed all the love and attention he would have at home! Bas is very active and continually took the dogs out for daily outings and walks!! Always kept me updated via text or the app with what Lloyd was up to. Thanks Bas!!
Very social, and motivated for lots of play time. We usually spend around 3 hrs walking, and about 6 hrs at the beach. I've always had many doggies in my care, either as a favor for friends or rescue groups. Worked with anxious and older dogs as well. Have had 4 rescue grey hounds straight from the industry. I'm used to having large doggies, but have had many smaller dogs as well.
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