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Caitlin

Your Pet's Own Nurse!

Shortland
12 times favorited
10 recurring guests
Pending booking: 1
Last contacted 6 days ago
Last active today
Lives with 1 dog
Lives with Greyhound Bobby
Usually responds within one day
<16h
Response time
99.05%
Response rate
Doggy day care
Daytime care, at sitter's home
5 AUD for each additional pet
15 AUD
/day
All services and rates

Unavailable

Caitlin is currently not available to accept new requests.

About Caitlin

Hi there!

My name is Caitlin.

I'm a 23y/o animal lover, a second-year nursing student at the University of Newcastle, and former veterinary nurse. I enjoy spending time outdoors having fun and relaxing with a book or movie at the end of a long day.

At my previous place of employment in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, the vet nurses offered pet sitting and walking services to clients and I came to quite enjoy it. I have since left the industry but would love to continue pet sitting! I loved my clients' pets like they were my own and had a number of regular and repeat clients. I cared for high needs patients in my work and also house sat some of these patients at home, giving their families peace of mind while they were away. I find that pets come to trust me quite easily, even if they experience anxiety.

Services I can offer to your furry, feathered or scaly friends include taking them for a walk, general enrichment activities, house visits, and pet sitting in your own home. Day care in my own home is considered on a case by case basis.

I am not a TAFE certified groomer but am quite capable of performing basic grooming including the safe use of clippers and scissors for a neat tidy up, trim, or shave. I can also safely bathe your pet and trim their nails.

I am happy to undertake general housekeeping whilst pet sitting, such as caring for the garden, collecting mail, upholding the cleanliness of the house and other tasks of similar nature.

At home, I have my mischievous greyhound Bobby who is generally very independent, and my partner Andrew.

Caitlin's services

At the sitters's home

Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog at the sitter's home.
5 AUD for each additional pet
15 AUD
/day

At your home

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

Caitlin also offers

Grooming
Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Flexible

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

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Home Visits
Chris, 2019-12-29

Caitlin was truly amazing, went far and above what I had hoped expected. I received updates and even a video! (even cleared the mail box for me!!) She has a great knowledge of cats and immediately bonded with Bella. Can't recommend Caitlin enough.

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House Sitting
Tara, 2019-10-25

Caitlin recently house & pet sat for us for 16 days while we went overseas.

Both of our exuberant dogs LOVE her, and get so excited when she comes to see them! We were really relaxed and comfortable knowing that Caitlin was taking care of the dogs, she is so comptent and reliable.

When we got home, both of the dogs were very happy & healthy, and the house was beautifully clean. It is wonderful to have a sitter like Caitlin on our team!

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Availability

Caitlin's Pets

Bobby
Greyhound

About Caitlin's Home

Accepted pets

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

Caitlin's home

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

Walking areas

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

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+10 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques
Can take care of exotic animals

- Certificate II Agriculture obtained 2014, work experience took place at a Thoroughbred racing stable and a veterinary clinic.

- Have worked full time as a Veterinary Nurse March 2015 - May 2017. This also included the provision of grooming services, pet sitting & walking services.

- Have been responsible for the care of my own animals both small and large (fish, birds, rodents, canine, feline and livestock) throughout my life.

Can Administer

Oral medications
First aid and CPR for pets
Injected medications

Experience with

Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

Stats

<16h
Response time
99.05%
Response rate
1 h ago
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Caitlin

Caitlin

Your Pet's Own Nurse!

Shortland
Doggy day care
Daytime care, at sitter's home
5 AUD for each additional pet
15 AUD
/day
All services and rates

Unavailable

Caitlin is currently not available to accept new requests.

Cancellation policy: Flexible

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

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