Kim

Animal Lover/pet Sitter In My Home

Greystanes
95 times favorited
26 recurring guests
Last booked 4 days ago
Last contacted 5 days ago
Lives with 1 pet
Usually responds within one day
11 h ago
Last activity
<9h
Response time
Dog Walking
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
15 AUD for each additional pet
40 AUD
/walk
All services and rates

About Kim

Hello and welcome to my profile. 

Of course, I am an animal lover and currently, volunteer with WIRES rescuing and rehabilitating native animals, and I have previously volunteered with Monika's Doggie rescue. I have owned 3 Staffordshire bull terriers for 17 years, I now share my house with rescued pet birds!

I have studied Captive animals, animal studies, and companion animals. Having owned pets I understand the uncertainty of leaving a beloved pet on a holiday. 

My motivation for pet sitting is for a couple of reasons 1. to have some company of an animal, to visit new places, and to earn some extra money doing what I love.

The premium service I am offering is house-sitting your pet in my home. I care for one family's pets at each stay, so there is no need to worry about your pet getting along with another pet. Pets can stay inside my home, depending on where they would be most comfortable and what they are used to. My home is large with a small backyard, and I have dedicated areas for my wildlife care which are separate from my pet services. To compensate for this I take the dogs on daily walks, I have a large natural bush walking track that we both enjoy. It's only me and I am home during the day so your pet will get lots of attention. I normally give daily updates via WhatsApp, text, or the Pawshake app. I offer dog walking if you are close by.

I am flexible with drop-off and pick-ups, boarding rates are for 24 hours, and if you need extra time extra rates may apply. Bring with you your pet's food, treats, bowls, toys, and bedding. I give you a photo or short video daily of your pet's stay. Doggie daycare drop-off before 9 am pick-up 5 pm. 

I have used the services of a house sitter and think it is a great way to leave your pets knowing that they are comfortable and have company. 

I currently work casually so may not be at home every day for 24/7 supervision. If your dog suffers from separation anxiety and is young or destructive I will not be able to sit.

Kim's services

At your home

Dog Walking
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
40 AUD
/walk
One home visit a day
One home visit a day
Book a pet sitter to stop by your home to feed and play with your pet
50 AUD
/day
Two home visits a day
Two home visits a day
Two drop-in visits for your pet
65 AUD
/day

At the sitter's home

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

Kim also offers

Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if canceled before 12:00 p.m. one day before the booking, 50% refund afterward.

No refund is payable if the booking is canceled on or after the start date.

Note: All times are based on the sitter’s time zone

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Dog Boarding
Emma, 2024-02-06

Kim was great. Easy to communicate with and looked after Stella whilst we were away.

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Dog Boarding
Joe, 2024-01-19

Kim was great, very nice and easy to deal with. Sent many pics and videos of Romeo which put us at ease knowing he was being taken care of and having a lot of fun!

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Availability

Kim's Pets

Mikey
Bird

About Kim's Home

Accepted pets

Dog sizes
0-40 kg
Dog ages
3-20 years
Dog sex
Female & Male
Cats
all kinds
Small animals
rodents, rabbits, ...

Kim's home

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

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Urban, City park & Forest

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+10 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques

Trained in Animal Studies cert 2, Companion animal cert 3 and Captive Animals Cert 3. Dog walking, animal behaviour, problem dogs and animal first Aid.

Can Administer

Oral medications
Injected medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Behavioural problems

Stats

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Verified
Email
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Kim

Kim

Animal Lover/pet Sitter In My Home

Greystanes
Dog Walking
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
15 AUD for each additional pet
40 AUD
/walk
All services and rates
Contact Kim

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if canceled before 12:00 p.m. one day before the booking, 50% refund afterward.

No refund is payable if the booking is canceled on or after the start date.

Note: All times are based on the sitter’s time zone

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