Hi there, I've been a dog sitter since before I can remember, and a dog lover since before then. Prior to joining MadPaws in Jan 18, I'd never advertised, just word of mouth. I love it and I know I'm loved by my doggie & human clients too.
I'm super excited to announce that in 2020 I'm finally living out my dream and starting up a doggie day care establishment with my [business] partner Rob.
The Play & Paws HQ establishment is boutique in so far as we only take a small number of dogs (maximum 12), and have a ratio of humans to dogs of no more than 1:6 at our home base, and 1:4 when we go out walking or to the park. We have a large yet cozy premises that consists of a large flat grassy play area, a large completely under-cover deck for snoozing in the shade, & a large indoor, tiled area where we can retreat if the weather is throwing us its worst. As business owners we are thrilled to offer you a quality doggie day care service so you can feel secure that your dog is safe and socialised whilst you are at work, and exhausted by the time you get home. As dog lovers we are tickle pink to welcome your four legged family member into our giant hearted caninine community.
Each dog that spends time at Play & Paws HQ will need to show proof of being up to date with their C5 vaccine. Each owner will have to sign a waiver. There will be other information we will need to get from you as well. On enquiry we'll speak to you over the phone, email &/or a cuppa & have a Meet & Greet with our potential guest(s) when they get dropped off for their first visit. Their first day will be one of trial, observation & assessment. We can not take aggressive dogs or barkers. All our guests will go for a walk and/or park visit for at least an hour each day. Ideally the dog(s) will be dropped off and picked up by you, but within reason, we can organise pick up and drop home for a small fee.
Rob & I look forward to meeting you and your four legged family member(s) and welcoming you to our Play & Paws HQ establishment.
First Aid Certificate
Pets sleep indoors
Pets sleep outdoors
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.
Accepts last-minute bookings
Accepts long-term bookings
Reviews & Testimonials
May 19, 2020
My Trio of dogs/children had an excellent time with Monique while we were away overseas. Monique kept me up to date with everything that the dogs were doing on a daily basis and i recieved many beautiful pictures of the dogs while we were away to keep us reassured our dogs were in great hands
Thank you Monique for such a great job. I Definately reccomend monique and will be using her again in the future.
Mar 23, 2020
Monique did a fantastic job caring for our two pups, we came back to two very happy healthy dogs. Knowing someone who genuinely cares for the health of your pets is a great relief heading off. Monique prepares for her care by considering every aspect of the time with your pets and you know they're in the very best care. Thank you! …
Feb 2, 2020
Monique looked after our one-year old Brittany Spaniel, Archie, for a week in January. Archie had never been left with someone he didn't know, so it was important he relate with the dogsitter and enjoy their company. She took him to the regular dog park we go to, as well as outings to a dog beach and he clearly had a good time and bonded well with Monique.
Monique was very thorough with her preparation to look after Archie, providing an extensive document to ensure that all aspects of Archie's care, as well as looking after the house, were covered.
I would recommend Monique as a dog-sitter.…
Pet Hosting - Dec 10, 2019
Monique is an amazing, loving, caring dog sitter!! Archie totally loved his time with her! Monique kept us updated regularly which enabled us to totally relax while we were away. We wouldn’t use anyone else now and are so happy to have found her.…