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Renate

Feathered, Furred Or Finned

Klemzig
1 time favorited
1 recurring guest
Lives with 1 cat
Usually responds within one day
<14h
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 Renate

I have been an avid animal lover since childhood, growing up with an extensive menagerie including cats, guinea pigs, budgies, canaries, a galah, fish, a turtle, mice and rats. I therefore have experience in looking after all these animals and specific experience over the years pet-sitting other people's cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs and birds.

Whilst living in Melbourne, I volunteered at the Lort Smith Animal Hospital, which involved dog-walking, cat-pampering, cleaning and providing enrichment for animals in the shelter. I have previously volunteered at the Adelaide Koala and Wildlife Hospital as well, helping to provide hands-on care for injured and sick wildlife.

My passion for animals is also reflected in my current volunteer roles with three amazing organisations: RSPCA, Animal Aid Abroad and The Orangutan Project. With the RSPCA, I give talks in kindergartens to teach children about animals and their welfare. I assist with social media and fundraising for Animal Aid Abroad and help run community stalls for The Orangutan Project. I am deeply committed to improving animal welfare and protection and strongly value kindness towards all creatures.

I work part time as a registered health professional (occupational therapist) and am fairly flexible in terms of availability for pet-minding. I am happy to provide once daily home visits for feeding/playing/grooming/enrichment etc. and to provide dog-walking too (small to medium-sized dogs only please).

I am reliable, conscientious and have employment-related police checks, which I am happy to provide if requested...

I look forward to meeting you and your animal companion/s!

Renate's services

At your home

Dog Walking
Find a dog walker to collect your dog from home and take your dog for a 30 min walk
5 AUD for each additional pet
15 AUD
/walk
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
15 AUD
/day

Cancellation policy: Flexible

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

Reviews

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Home Visits
Melanie, 2018-10-18

Renate did a wonderful job of looking after our Pomeranian for 5 days. She was friendly and had great communication. Mia can’t wait for us to go on holidays again so Renate can look after her! We would highly recommend Renate.

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Renate's Pets

Poppy
Cat

Skills

Specific Skills

+5 years of experience
Can take care of exotic animals

Knowledge of animal care, behaviour, feeding, enrichment etc. due to volunteer work at an animal shelter and my passion for animal welfare.

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets

Stats

<14h
Response time
100%
Response rate
6w ago
Last activity
SMS
Verified
Email
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Renate

Renate

Feathered, Furred Or Finned

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

Cancellation policy: Flexible

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