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Riss

Animal Loving - Ex Vet Nurse

Canberra
13 times favorited
4 recurring guests
Lives with 2 dogs and 1 cat
Lives with Pug Piper
Usually responds within few hours
18w ago
Last activity
<2h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Dog boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
15 AUD for each additional pet
40 AUD
/night
All services and rates

About Riss

*Please note I am not taking booking for Xmas or New as I ma moving interstate*

Hi, I am Riss.I am an experienced pet sitter & trained vet nurse. I have the skill & experience to manage special if required. I am also experienced in doggy massage which is great for the oldies in need of some special care.

Before becoming a vet nurse many years ago I was a kennel hand and dog groomer at a kennel.

**Please note that I require pets to be up to date with vaccinations and pest control before they will be able to stay**

I live alone, with secure fencing around the whole property as seen in pictures.

I love having fur babies around.I have an elderly chilled a cat (zena) that is very experienced with visitors, even dogs that like to chase cats. She knows better then to run or move quickly and will often just avoid them if they are not friendly. she is also inside only so no access to the outside. I also have 2 small black pugs that happy and comfortable with big dogs, small dogs old ones, or young.

I am opening my house to sitting as I enjoying helping others to have a great holiday knowing their fur babies are in a safe & happy place while you are away. Kennels are often very loud stressful places and often pets don' get the attention they need, I even though the staff trying in busy periods there r just too many kids for less staff. I have first-hand experience and I have worked in kennels when I was much younger. So I my home I ensure everyone gets as much of my time & love.

We walk daily about 1-2hrs (depending on the dog) and play with toys etc to ensure everyone has a good time for at least a few hours in different periods during the day.

Guest pets will sleep inside at night and have access to outside during the day to come and go as they please.

I don't have any kids and few others guest that visit. Pets will be cared for as one of my own (so spoiled rotten).

Riss's services

At the sitter's home

Dog Boarding
Overnight stay at the sitter's home
15 AUD for each additional pet
40 AUD
/night

At your home

Dog Walking
An experienced dog walker will pick up your dog from your home for a 30 min walk
15 AUD for each additional pet
20 AUD
/walk
One home visit a day
Book a pet sitter to stop by your home to feed and play with your pet
40 AUD
/day

Riss also offers

Dog training
Grooming

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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Dog Boarding
Jodie, 2021-11-08

Riss was fantastic and went above and beyond in her care of our pup, Harley. Her knowledge of dogs is excellent and her communication was prompt and clear. We are grateful for the extra tips/advice which she gave us in respect to raising a large-breed puppy. Leaving him in her care for our holiday meant that we were confident that he was well looked after and being loved - and he looked so calm and happy in the photos/videos she sent. Thank you Riss!

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Dog Boarding
Shane, 2021-10-22

Riss looked after Lilly very well, she came home happy and healthy. Riss sent updates throughout Lilly's visit showing how well she was going.

Thanks Riss for looking after our little companion so well.

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Availability

Riss's Pets

Phoebe
Pug
Zena
Cat
Piper
Pug

About Riss's Home

Accepted pets

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

Riss's home

A small outdoor area
Has no kids
A fully fenced backyard
Emergency transport

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Urban & City park

Skills

Specific Skills

< 1 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques
Can take care of exotic animals
  • Ex veterinary nurse. Can manage special needs.
  • I am a qualified grooming and can clean up any kid as required.
  • I have also experience in training, so can assist with problem kid behaviour.

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Can Administer

Oral medications
First aid and CPR for pets
Injected medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

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Riss

Riss

Animal Loving - Ex Vet Nurse

Canberra
Dog boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
15 AUD for each additional pet
40 AUD
/night
All services and rates
Contact Riss

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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