"WHEN I LOOK INTO THE EYES OF AN ANIMAL, I DON'T SEE AN ANIMAL. I SEE A LIVING BEING. I SEE A FRIEND. I FEEL A SOUL." Hi, I'm Linda. My friends say I'm a bit of an animal tragic and I would just love to look after your pet while you have a stress free time away.
We have a fully enclosed and rather large backyard with high fences so it is very secure, unless your dog can pole vault! I work as a health professional but only two days a week and my partner Martin, has recently retired. This means your dog will have company nearly all of the time where they are free to sit inside, watch TV with us, dine with us, sleep in the same room with us, trips to the cafe, rides in the car... but most of all lots of love and cuddles on offer. Too, if balls are their focus, then the yard is large enough to accommodate plenty of ball games.
There is a dog park (unleashed area) that is a 9 min walk from here, plenty of visits to there or walks on offer if your dog is not that social. It's all fun and games here in Croydon if you have 4 legs, or 3. When my beloved 19yr old Burmese cat "Poo" died 2 years ago, she left a huge void and so primarily, it is this and my great love for animals that finds me on this site wanting to care for your pet. You will find when they stay with me that I go the extra mile, my reviews are testament to this and taking the time to read them should give you the reassurance one needs before entrusting me with the responsibility of your pet. Check out the photos of all my happy dog clients taken during their time with us.
The goat belongs to a friend, it is not mine as some people have assumed. I only take one dog at a time (except on rare exceptions) so your dog will be the king or queen of the house. I feel strongly that your pet should be part of the family or why have one?
Although I love them, I am sorry I cannot take large dogs (my lounge-room is a bit too small) and no puppies please, adorable though they are. Unless they are too old to bother anymore, I would like your dog to be de-sexed. I would hate to return them pregnant, or a new parent of dubious descent.
I am happy to come and visit and care for your cat , or your goat, in your home. Whatever you've got, bring it on, but home visits can only be undertaken in suburbs very close to mine. I do not like to commit to bookings more than 6 weeks in advance but there may be occasions where I can save dates for you that are further on.
Please contact me with a bio on your dog, and ensure you have filled out the profile section. This speeds up the process before we can then go ahead for an exciting meet and greet.
NB I am sorry but I will not be available for much of November and January due to holidays.
Linda & Martin looked after Raffy superbly. Daily pics of walks, ball throwing, visiting the square and watching the world go by... fantastic! He was a happy relaxed boy on pick up. They give 100% to the pet staying genuinely enjoying them & treating them as their own. Very organised and stick to the dogs routine.
Highly recommended. Definitely a repeat sitter. With Thanks for the peace of mind.
Once again Noor Noor had a wonderful holiday with Linda & Martin while we were away. It’s very obvious Noor Noor loves being with Linda& Martin & I think it’s fair to say she is loved by them too. We received lots of photos & updates daily which was lovely. Thank you again for caring for our darling fur baby so well. Linda & Bruce
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