I have been called Staffy most my life and bear many of the breed's traits - loyalty, fearlessness, natural fondness for people, affection for my friends, off-duty quietness, trustworthy, stability, disciplined and most importantly house trained! Being surrounded by animals is very satisfying and enjoyable and I/my family truly love the companionship and time spent with each furry friend.
My family has been caring for puppies and dogs of all ages and behaviours for a little while now and experiences include: Australian terrier, beagle, bishon frise, border collies, cavoodles, chihuaha, cocker spaniels, corgi, dachshunds, fox terrier, jack russell, kelpie, cavaliers, labradors, Lhasa apso, malshis, moodles, malteses, miniature schnauzers, papillon, pomeranian, poodle, pugs, shih tzu, smithfield heeler, spoodle, plus many cats, fish, turtles, chickens, birds, mice and guinea pigs.
We live in a one-level air conditioned brick house up off the road with one human sofa and one animal sofa. The grassy backyard approximately 150sqm, is fully fenced (standard 1800mm to 4200mm in some areas) with pool regulated gates, large pergola shaded area in morning and by afternoon naturally shaded and breezy. The backyard also has a two storey cubbyhouse with slide for the adventurous ones. There is a dog pool in the backyard but kept empty if there are little ones visiting.
Your pet/s will receive all the comforts of home. They can play and sleep outside or inside, dig a hole in the garden, dip in the pool, walk around the hilly neighbourhood, go for walk, sit on the couches or rugs (vacuum daily) or socialise with friendly resident border collie Blaze.
All boarding pets must be clean, vaccinated, treated for flea tick and worm and toilet trained. Services and pricing:
HOME BOARDING: Available Monday to Sunday. Single and/or sibling dogs up to 20kg welcome in my home for stays of 1 night to 8 weeks. Please advise special needs (anxiety, hay fever, medications, diet etc), behaviours (scared of thunderstorms / fireworks / peers, antisocial, what sets off barking etc) and/or likes/dislikes. When staying overnight, please provide food, medication (if any), lead/harness, car belt, bed, brush, toys, shampoo, 2 stainless steel bowls (food/water) and bags for droppings. Overnight stays from $30 weekdays/$35 weekends/$40 public holidays per pet depending on needs is agreed prior to meet greet/reservation. Please note: All animals have backyard time from 8.30am to 3.30pm unsupervised. CHECK CALENDAR FOR AVAILABILITY.
HOME VISIT (pets all sizes: dog-cat-fish-turtle-mouse-bird-chicken-guinea pig) is a minimum 30 minute 'wellbeing' or 'caring' visit from $25 weekends/$30 public holidays to agreed rate for several pets at agreed date/time:
WELLBEING: check feed, change water, check coat/brush, check surroundings, pick up droppings, medicate if applicable, pat/play ball/hose down or 10 minute walk, or
CARING: [checking in on your pet] medication required, afraid of storm, puppy needing a midday cuddle, work-flight delays, require assistance taking your pet/s to a vet or general service provider, food and litter purchasing (reimbursement required)
DAY CARE available weekends, involves arrival at agreed time eg 7-8am, settling in period, walk (min 30 minutes), coat, check, brush, rest, play ball, belly scratch, pat and conversation, feed/water/medication and general company. Blaze (resident dog) is very loving and shows "big sister" qualities for dogs only, however also thinks she is human. Depart any time, preferably before 6pm but very flexible. Care from $30 weekends/$35 public holidays.
WALKING available late afternoon and weekends. Happy to walk your pet (2 max) and and/or accompanying elderly owner for minimum 30 minutes. Maximum strength: 20kg. Areas: western suburbs (Sinnamon Park to Toowong circle). Lead/harness required. Bags and treat included. Walks from $15 weekdays/$20 weekends/$25 public holidays.
As always Sadie loved her time with Angela and family. Home away from home now!
Thanks for taking such good care of her!
Angela is an amazing pet sitter. I am so happy I found her. My mind was at ease when we were away. She sent me regular updates, great communication, 10 out of 10.
Maximum weight 20kg
EMERGENCY: If your pet is hurt, I will call you. There are two 24/7 animal hospitals within 2k of my residence. If you do not have a vet preference, I will contact:
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