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Petah

Our Home Is Your Home

Canberra
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Lives with 5 dogs and 1 pet
Lives with Groodle Lulu
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Response time
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Response rate
Dog Boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
11 AUD for each additional pet
21 AUD
/night
All services and rates

About Petah

NOTE: Christmas is mostly booked out .not all of our services are available at the same time (please read our Bio prior to booking)

We are a dynamic, active family with several fur, feathered and scaled companions. I love the idea of a pet community helping each other with affordable options and still have peace of mind for our fury loved ones. We currently offer various services. (Please note we may not have all of these available at all times but please make sure you send an enquiry with your specific needs before making a booking, we can also offer a discount for longer term bookings or by negotiation but this must be organised prior to the booking)

· Home Boarding is a nice alternative to a boarding kennel. We can offer to care for you dog in our home .They will be included in our family and have to ability to come inside and out. Your dog’s individual and dietary needs can be taken into account. We currently who are used to sharing their space. We have large sized yard, which my dogs spend during work/school hours but are free to be with the family inside whilst we are home. We have a nice open spaces and reserve area nearby and there is always someone available for good ball throwing sessions or walkies out of the yard. We do not charge extra for exercise or outings whilst your dog is boarding with us.

· Tayla is a reliable 19 year old who would love to provide house sitting. She can provide you with some references if you like and give you a piece of mind for your home security whilst making sure your pets are well cared for. We do not charge extra for feeding your pets, taking in your mail or bins, watering your plants etc.

· We can often take your pups for a walk while you are away, particularly in our local area. This gives your pooch a break up of their day, some stimulation and socialisation. We will take them for a minimum of half an hour walk and can accommodate a variety on 'on leash' skills.

· Home visits while you are away. We can come to your house, check your animal’s food and water, water your plants and some general home security checks. We have experience with animals as well, including rodents, rabbits, reptiles, birds and fish. We can bring in your mail and bins and alternate some internal lights if you like.

We have a limited capacity for Day Care as we are usually not home during the week days. This may be available in some circumstances at minimal cost. Don't hesitate to ask if this is a requirement. (e.g It's overcrowded at home due to visitors, your fence is broken, you're doing back yard renovations, your bored dog could do with some playmates etc) please ask if you have requirements that are not listed, we may be able to accomadate. :)

For safety we will not take your dog off leash unless in a designated Lead of space, we have discussed this with you first and it is appropriate for your dog to do this. (Ball throwing in open space for a dog with good recall etc.) For quite large dogs or very pulling dogs we will most likely use a Front Chest Harness. This allows us to have more control over the safety of your dog, does not pull on their throat and does not allow your pup to suddenly lunge away.

We have limited ability to care for puppies as we cannot provide 24hr supervision. Please don’t hesitate to ask though. Please disclose to us any possible behaviour issues that may possibly arise or have arisen in the past. Even if unlikely or seem small. Even very small issues can escalate in a strange environment and your dog may not have been in a ‘pack situation before. Anxieties or food and toy guarding for example can be pre-empted, worked with or avoided.

Please note that letting us know about any concerns you have will not disadvantage your pet but will enable us to ensure we provide the safest care possible. Please let us know if your animal is or has reciently been on medications, has a recient injury or significant injury in the past. This means we can watch for side effects or re-occurances and inform you or a vet promptly.

For non-emergency injury or illness we will provide first aid or if appropriate we can take your animal to your choose of vet. If however it is an emergency we will take him/her to our closest vet and contact you as soon as practical. Your animal’s safety will come first. Please don’t hesitate to talk to us about emergency plans.

Prior to an episode of care, we will try and ensure compatibility between us, our pets and yours. However, as is the nature of individual personalities or unforeseen circumstances we will take steps in order of escalation to ensure everyone is safe. E.g. an order of escalation for dog aggression to other dogs

1. Avoid the situation (remove the cause , toys or food etc. )

2. Provide energy release, exercise, walk as a group, individual fun time

3. Physical Separation, low level (separate bed space, provide escapes)

4. Physical separation, med level (separate with physical barriers like doors unless safe)

5. Physical separation, High level (Remove Dog from care (Provide safe space until pick up))

We will maintain communication with you and if you are unreachable make the best decision as we see fit.

Dog behaviour correction. I will not physically punish your dog, if a firm ‘No’ or other commands are ineffective I will simply remove them from the situation. Your pet is our guest and it is not up to us to alter behaviours unless you specifically want it altered.

We believe in positively reinforcing good behaviour and gentle guidance or redirection for unwanted behaviours. We aim to provide an enjoyable stay for your pet so they feel loved and are as relaxed as possible while you are away.

Petah's services

At the sitters's home

Dog Boarding
Dog boarding is an overnight pet care service at the sitter's home
11 AUD for each additional pet
21 AUD
/night
Doggy Day Care
Loving daytime dog care
6 AUD for each additional pet
15 AUD
/day

At your home

Dog Walking
Find a reliable dog walker
6 AUD for each additional pet
17 AUD
/walk
House Sitting
Find a trusted home sitter to watch your pet overnight in your home
35 AUD
/night
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
26 AUD for two visits a day
18 AUD
/day

Petah also offers

Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Flexible

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

Reviews

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Dog Boarding
Naomi, 2019-06-11

Always so great! Thanks Petah and family for looking after Rocky again!

Dog Boarding
Naomi, 2019-06-04

Always a great piece of mind when Rocky is staying at Petah’s place. Thanks again!

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Petah's Pets

Flow
Tibetan Terrier
Ajax
Staffy cross
Bruce
Tenterfield/Fox terrier
Rocky
Maltese Terrier
Lulu
Groodle
Spyro
Reptile

About Petah's Home

Accepted pets

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

Petah's home

A large outdoor area
has kids older than ten
A fully fenced backyard
Emergency transport

Walking areas

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

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+20 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques
Can take care of exotic animals

Our family have always had dogs, they are part of our lives and family.

I have many years of animal knowledge through experience or study. (Applied science in animal Technologies and many years as an RSPCA wildlife volunteer)

Our yard can accommodate most dogs (possibly excluding determined escape artists or very small dogs)

Dogs must be other dog friendly and fit easily in a pack. A meet and greet first would a benefit, for larger dogs this will be essential prior to booking.

We also have lots of experience with other animals and could possibly accommodate bunnies, ferrets, birds etc.

Can Administer

Oral medications
First aid and CPR for pets
Injected medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

Stats

<2h
Response time
99.34%
Response rate
3 h ago
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Petah

Petah

Our Home Is Your Home

Canberra
Dog Boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
11 AUD for each additional pet
21 AUD
/night
All services and rates
Contact Petah

Cancellation policy: Flexible

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

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