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Melani

Vet Student For Your Furry Friend

Townsville
1 time favorited
1 recurring guest
Last contacted 7 days ago
Last active yesterday
Usually responds within one hour
<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Dog boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
15 AUD for each additional pet
30 AUD
/night
All services and rates

About Melani

Hiya! My name is Melani and I am currently 23 and studying at James Cook University. I am originally from Texas, but I have traveled all over the world training in and practicing animal medicine and care.

I am a pet sitter back in the states, and have been for eight years (I've attached a few of my reviews in my photos section). I take care of 12 dogs in my family's home, so you could say I am versed in canine care!

I also own two cats and have owned various reptiles in my life so nothing is out of my comfort zone! I am animal CPR and handling certified, and I have approximately 300 hours of vet-tech service under my belt. I can administer shots as needed as well as oral medications too for the more special-needs pets! I can promise you the utmost professionalism and individualistic care when I am sitting for your furry family member.

I offer house sitting, drop ins that range from 30min to an hour, and on occasion boarding! Under my care your furry friend will have play time, walks depending on their ability and weather, and lots of love. If there is any need for baths I can do that too!

Melani's services

At the sitter's home

Dog Boarding
Overnight stay at the sitter's home
15 AUD for each additional pet
30 AUD
/night
Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog at the sitter's home.
10 AUD for each additional pet
30 AUD
/day

At your home

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

Melani also offers

Dog training

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards
Doggy day care and dog walks always have flexible cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards. No refund is possible after the booking has started.

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House Sitting
Lisa, 2020-08-03

Melani was quick to respond to our request at such short notice and was excellent with her communication. She was flexible with arrangements and I’m sure if Bundy could talk, he’d say a BIG thank you Melani🐶🐾💕

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Home Visits
Liz, 2020-07-08

Melani was very good with our two large dogs they accepted her from the start and all got along well. Melani sent us comments and photos every day.

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Availability

About Melani's Home

Accepted pets

Dog sex
Female & Male
Small animals
rodents, rabbits, ...

Melani's home

A medium outdoor area
Has no kids
A fully fenced backyard

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+10 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques
Can take care of exotic animals
  • Animal handling
  • CPR
  • Animal behavior trained
  • Outdoorsy
  • Vigilant
  • Punctual
  • Vast breed experience
  • Grooming
  • Nail clipping

Can Administer

Oral medications
First aid and CPR for pets
Injected medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

Stats

<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
1d ago
Last activity
SMS
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Email
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Melani

Melani

Vet Student For Your Furry Friend

Townsville
Dog boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
15 AUD for each additional pet
30 AUD
/night
All services and rates

Unavailable

Melani is currently not available to accept new requests.

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards
Doggy day care and dog walks always have flexible cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards. No refund is possible after the booking has started.

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