Van D.
Melbourne, Victoria
Service Description
Knowledgeable about all breeds of dogs and their specials needs. Cats, rabbits, birds, and even mouse sitting available. Pre-interview suggested for your fur kids' needs. Pictures anytime of your fur kids. Welcome to inspect property and area. Not only will you receive constant updates (if you require), but I will treat your fur child like its one of my own. You will receive great service from me gauranteed. If you are not satisfied with my service, I will refund you 50% of my rates (conditions apply and to be discussed upon interview). Professional at all times. Feel secure and safe whilst your pets are in my care. Animals must be vaccinated, de-wormed, flea treatments up to date, and microchipped (small animals excepted). Although we live in an apartment, there is a terrace/balcony and we live very close to Flagstaff Gardens and Carlton Gardens for daily walks with our pug. Basic dog training available at additional cost. Loves all animals, even snakes and spiders! Great references upon request. Contact anytime of the day or night to ensure your pet is safe and secure with me.
Services and Rates
Pet Hosting

Pet Hosting
$20 per night

Pet Sitting

Pet Sitting
Not Offered

Pet Day Care

Pet Day Care
Not Offered

House Visiting

House Visiting
Not Offered

Dog Walking

Dog Walking
$10 per session

Dog Grooming

Dog Grooming
Not Offered

Dog Training

Dog Training
$20 per session

Pets Accepted
Small Dog

Small Dog: Yes

Medium Dog

Medium Dog: No

Large Dog

Large Dog: No

Giant Dog

Giant Dog: No


Puppies: Yes


Cat: No


Bird: Yes


Rabbits: Yes

Property Type: Apartment/ Unit
Backyard Space: Small (less than 25 m2)
Sleeping Location:
     - Indoors
Pick-Up / Drop-Off: Not Offered
Emergency Transport Avaliable: Yes
Photos from Previous Stays
Review And Testimonials
Ian W.
I have used pet boarding services, relatives, other friends and "professional" sitters, but nothing compares to what Van offers. You can see she genuinely cares for animals and spends all her time to improve their wellbeing. Small things, like weighing out their food to the gram, taking her time in training them out of her own goodwill and time, making sure they get enough attention each hour and understanding me and my dogs' requirements is only but a few things she offers.
Apr 10, 2016

Xiang F.
I was surprised at how well behaved my dog was after I came back from my business trip, not only had she taught her to sleep at the right times, but she no longer bark as much! Thank you for caring for my Chelsea. All the best xo
Apr 10, 2016

Kate F.
We weren't really sure what to expect when we engaged Van to be our pet sitter for Charlie for 1 month while we were away on holidays, but without a doubt it turned out to be the best decision we could make. Van is genuinely passionate about dogs and her love and affection towards Charlie was evident. We received an email everyday from Van whilst we were away explaining how Charlie spent her day and the adventures she got up to. The email also included a heap of photos and we could see how well Charlie was being cared for and how happy she was. The daily emails became an anticipated part of our holiday as we waited to see what fun filled day Charlie had had. It always put a smile on our face! When you employ Van to be your pet sitter, you are not just going to get someone to look after your pet, you will get a carer that will go beyond your expectations. The only thing you will worry about, is if your pet will want to come home after having such a great time with Van. Highly, highly recommended!
Jul 17, 2016

More About The Pet Minder
Van D.
Van D.
I love all animals and currently have a pug of my own. Living in an apartment, I take extra care in making sure my pets and temporary fur kids get enough exercise and stimulation. I take my pug out to a dog group everyday for socialisation and offer basic training to all dogs who require it during sitting (at no extra cost). I used to own budgies, which are now in Adelaide, due to the demand of my parents who love how well I've trained... more
Response Rate

Response Rate: 100 %

Response time

Response time: Within an hour

Repeat Guests

Last updated: 1 month ago

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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 fee.

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