Nerilee J.
Grovedale, Victoria
Service Description
We are an active family of five in Grovedale and for the past few years have been foster carers with the Border Force Detector Dog program (DDP). Whilst we don't have any permanent animals of our own (yet) due to our our involvement with the DDP, we are often the first people our friends call when they are going away and need a welcoming and comfortable home environment for their fur-baby. We love pet sitting and have opened our home many times. It allows our kids to experience life with different dogs and keeps us fit with daily (often twice daily) walks. We have helped care for several puppies from nine weeks of age through to older, more senior dogs. We have provided medication where required, adhered to special diets (who doesn't love organic chicken with boiled rice!), brushed, washed and walked and most importantly, cared and loved these animals as if they are our own. There's no bias in our home as there might be if we had our own dog, your best friend is treated just like our best friend.

Work status: I work part-time (3 days) and my husband works fulltime.
Lifestyle: our weekends are spent walking the Barwon river, kicking the footy at Deakin uni and backyard cricket
Kids: Three boys, aged 14, 11 and 5 yrs.

In the event of an emergency, there are two vet clinics located close by: Torquay Road and South Valley Road.
Services and Rates
Pet Hosting

Pet Hosting
$26 per night

Pet Sitting

Pet Sitting
Not Offered

Pet Day Care

Pet Day Care
Not Offered

House Visiting

House Visiting
$21 per session

Dog Walking

Dog Walking
$21 per session

Dog Grooming

Dog Grooming
Not Offered

Dog Training

Dog Training
Not Offered

Pets Accepted
Small Dog

Small Dog: Yes

Medium Dog

Medium Dog: Yes

Large Dog

Large Dog: Yes

Giant Dog

Giant Dog: No

Puppies

Puppies: Yes

Cat

Cat: No

Bird

Bird: Yes

Rabbits

Rabbits: Yes

Accommodation
Property Type: House
Backyard Space: Medium (25 - 50 m2)
Backyard Fenced: Yes
Sleeping Location:
     - Indoors
     - Outdoors
Home has children: Yes
Transport
Pick-Up / Drop-Off: Not Offered
Emergency Transport Avaliable: Yes
Photos from Previous Stays
Review And Testimonials
(14)
Jane D.
Nerilee is definitely a 5 star sitter, each and every time. Cooper always looks forward to his next stay
Pet Hosting | Jul 11, 2017

Laura E.
Nerilee and her Family have made this such an easy and wonderful first experience for us. Layla our 11 month old puppy stayed with Nerilee and her family for 5 days - we have always put Layla in kennels when we were away..... and always felt guilty doing it. We had a last minute trip and googled alternatives, I was very hesitant with the idea, Nerilee gave us all the information we needed, explained the process and it has been nothing short of a fantastic experience. We had daily updates and photos of Layla while whilst away, Nerilee kept Layla's daily routine - which has made it so much easier bringing her home. We will definitely be using Mad Paws again, Nerilee & her Family will be our first port of call!!!! Thank you so very much - :-)
Pet Hosting | Jul 04, 2017

Darcie A.
Nerilee and her family are fantastic - they care for our dog as if he was there own. I can't recommend her highly enough.
Pet Hosting | May 05, 2017

More About The Pet Minder
Nerilee J.
Nerilee J.
Performance
Response Rate

Response Rate: 98 %

Response time

Response time: Within a few hours

Repeat Guests

Repeat Guests: 3

Repeat Guests

Last updated: 1 week ago

Badges
Fenced garden Identity Verification Online Training Winter Badge
Verifications
Verified mobile

Verified mobile: Yes

Verified email

Verified email: Yes

Cancellation Policy
Moderate Policy

A full refund will be offered to Pet Owners if they cancel up until 7 days before the booking at 12 noon.

After which Pet Owners will be charged 50% of the total booking value.

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