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Caitlin

Petsitting Paradise

Deagon
6 times favorited
10 recurring guests
Last booked today
Last contacted today
Last active today
Lives with 2 cats
Usually responds within few hours
<3h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
5 AUD for each additional pet
15 AUD
/walk
All services and rates

About Caitlin

Hi, I'm Caitlin! I'm a qualified veterinary technician and veterinary nurse. I am police-checked. Growing up, I owned a wide range of animals, from cats and rats, to fish, chickens and birds. Living with and loving these pets sparked a passion for animals and animal welfare in me from a young age. Since then, I have made sure that I surrounded myself with an array of animals and began my journey to my dream job. Whilst I definitely possess a love for animals great and small, I also bring with me some veterinary medical experience and skills. For example, I am comfortable administering medication and can recognise emergency situations should they arise.

Experience

Caring for and spending time with other people's pets allows me to put owners' minds at ease whilst they are away and the joy that both the animal and I get out of it is what motivates me. I have had previous pet sitting and dog walking experience before, including during my time volunteering at animal shelters, such as the RSPCA. I'm comfortable with a wide variety of animals (including exotics and birds!) and understand every individual animal's needs are different and do my best to cater for these!

Personalised Services

My services are personalised to accommodate each individual pet and their needs. When dog walking, I can alter the duration and location (e.g. dog park, neighbourhood or beach) to suit each dog. During daycare, your pet will never be left unattended or unsupervised. I can also walk them or take them for an outing during the day or allow them to play outside in my fenced yard. I have gates that are high and secure. I can visit pets staying at home once or twice a day - whatever you feel comfortable with - and will make time to play or spend extra time with them. I am happy to pick-up and drop-off pets at the beginning and end of a booking within a 15-km radius (approximately). I can provide basic dog/puppy training (e.g. sit, drop, respond to name). I will send regular updates of your little ones to ensure peace of mind whilst away from your pets.

Requirements

Please note all cats and dogs must be up-to-date with vaccinations and flea and worm treatments (including heartworm for dogs) before doggy daycare or boarding at my house to ensure the safety of other pets. Feel free to contact me with any questions or booking enquiries. I'm always up for pet cuddles and would love to meet and care for your fur-baby!

Caitlin's services

At your home

Dog Walking
An experienced dog walker will pick up your dog from your home for a 30 min walk
5 AUD for each additional pet
15 AUD
/walk
House Sitting
A pet sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
45 AUD
/night
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
25 AUD for two visits a day
18 AUD
/day

At the sitters's home

Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog at the sitter's home.
10 AUD for each additional pet
30 AUD
/day

Caitlin also offers

Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

Reviews

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Home Visits
Kerry, 2020-02-25

Caitlin is very efficient and easy to communicate with.

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Home Visits
Craig, 2020-02-24

Friendly, professional service, definitely recommend.. thanks Caitlin.

Availability

Caitlin's Pets

Midnight
Cat
Leo
Cat

About Caitlin's Home

Accepted pets

Puppies
< 1 year
Dog sizes
0-80 kg
Dog ages
0-20 years
Cats
all kinds
Small animals
rodents, rabbits, ...

Caitlin's home

A medium outdoor area
Has no kids
24/7 supervision
A fully fenced backyard
Emergency transport

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Urban & Beach

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+10 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques
Can take care of exotic animals

I am currently a university student studying a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing at UQ. This means I have experience and am comfortable with a variety of animals and their personalities. I am comfortable administering medication and can recognise emergency situations should they arise. I can also provide basic dog/puppy training (e.g. sit, drop, respond to name).

Can Administer

Oral medications
First aid and CPR for pets
Injected medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets

Stats

<3h
Response time
100%
Response rate
5 h ago
Last activity
SMS
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Email
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Caitlin

Caitlin

Petsitting Paradise

Deagon
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
5 AUD for each additional pet
15 AUD
/walk
All services and rates

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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