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Sophia

Pet Sitter

Port melbourne
14 times favorited
15 recurring guests
Last booked 14 days ago
Last contacted 2 days ago
Last active today
Lives with 2 cats
Usually responds within one day
<8h
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 Sophia

G’day! I’m Sophia.

I mainly service the Port Melbourne/South Melbourne/Middle Park/Albert Park area for visits. For pets outside that radius, I stay over and look after your pet in the comfort of their own home (my petsitting adventures have taken me as far as Point Cook and Doncaster!).

If you’re new to Pawshake, I highly recommend you check out some of my reviews from other pet owners, most were new users and are now recurring bookings.

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PET MINDING/PET SITTING

I know what it's like to want to go away for the weekend/holidays and have to leave behind your little pet(s)! I love looking after your pet in the comfort of their own home.

DOG WALKING*

My dog walking tends to suit professionals who aren’t able to walk their pups in the morning before work or in the arvo after work.

*Please enquire to confirm availability as I work 9-5.30 and accept overlapping bookings, this means I might not be available in the morning for a walk but I might be available after work (and vice versa).

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ABOUT ME

- I work in advertising. It’s a great gig (and nothing like Mad Men) so I look after pets on the side because I LOVE THEM. Sometimes pups come into the office with me and get cuddled by everyone on the team.

- I’m fairly active so I can definitely run around/after/with your pup.

- I have 3 little cats, my partner looks after them when I’m away and sometimes he accompanies me when I visit pets or walk dogs (what can I say, we’re both animal lovers!)

- I volunteer at Lort Smith Animal Hospital, where I look after little cats transitioning to adoption as well as emergency welfare.

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HOUSE RULES

- Pet safety: Dogs are on a lead unless I feel it is safe to be off-lead. Safety is a top priority for me.

- Weather: Dog walks are canceled / dramatically shortened in the event of heavy rain or extreme heat.

Sophia'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
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
45 AUD for two visits a day
35 AUD
/day
House Sitting
A sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
60 AUD
/night

Cancellation policy: Flexible

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

Reviews

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House Sitting
Adrienne, 2020-03-16

Thank you Sophia for taking such good care of our two cats while my husband and I were away. Sophia was absolutely fantastic, she sent us daily updates and photos which we really appreciated. Our cats were super relaxed and happy when we returned, it was like we had never left. I wouldn’t hesitate to book with Sophia again.

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Dog Walking
Peter, 2020-01-23

Highly recommend, Sophia is great!

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Sophia's Pets

Tekila
Cat
Mao & Missy
Cat

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+20 years of experience

PROFESSIONAL PET OWNER! Professionally, I'm a graphic designer. I'm a cat owner myself. In the past I've had (or lived with someone who owns) cats, dogs, chickens, fish. I've also had (albeit limited) exposure to lizards, rats, and ferrets. I know a thing or two about looking after pets, that's for sure.

Can Administer

Oral medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets

Stats

<8h
Response time
100%
Response rate
8 h ago
Last activity
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Sophia

Sophia

Pet Sitter

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

Cancellation policy: Flexible

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

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