Heather

Heather M.

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Devoted dog lady with love (and couch) to share

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1 review
Response rate: 100%
Last seen 2 days ago
About Heather
Hi there! I really really love dogs, but for various reasons I can't adopt one full time right now. Still, I miss the canine company and while I've been borrowing friends' pooches for short stints here and there, I have plenty of couch space and devoted dog mum energy leftover – which brings me here!  

I'd happily host your dog at my inner north Canberra townhouse, which has a small deck/courtyard and a doggy door, giving your pup continuous access to the outside and lots of cuddles and affection on the inside. I work part time so I would be able to provide lots of company, stimulation and exercise for your dog when I'm home - though at this stage I can't offer 24h company if that's what your dog needs.

I'm an experienced and responsible dogsitter. I’ve been a dog parent myself, have been dog sitting professionally for two years, and volunteered at animal shelters, so I'm comfortable with lots of different breeds, temperaments and care needs. I have a particular soft spot for staffies and bully breeds - the boofier the better! When I'm not on the internet offering to cuddle strangers' dogs, I'm your pretty typical Canberra policy analyst.

I know how tricky it can be to find a reliable and trustworthy dogsitter who will give your fur child the kind of care and attention you would. So please get in touch if I can be of service!  

Some testimonials:

“Heather’s efforts in administering Boris’s medicine and monitoring his disposition was outstanding. Very happy to recommend her services.” Tony, December 2023

“Heather was fantastic with everything! She will definitely be my first choice for dogsitting next time Loki needs someone to look after him.” Jusuf, August 2023

“It’s always stressful leaving your dog when traveling but I feel very comfortable leaving Larry with Heather knowing he will be very well taken care of and given lots of love.” Amanda, August 2023

“It was our first time leaving Bernie but Heather went above and beyond to ensure he was happy and settled.” Katie, July 2023

“It’s nice to know you’re leaving your doggie under the care of someone who loves and understands our four-legged friends.” Ashley, Jan 2023

“He looked wonderfully relaxed in all the photos she sent us during his stay.” Malcolm, Dec 2022

“Heather became another member of our family treating our Bidgee as we would have.” Stephen, Dec 2022

“Made us feel very at ease that Bailey looked like he was having a great time.” Latia, August 2022

“Heather was amazing. Aisla was treated like a princess and Heather treated her like she was part of the family.” August 2022
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Children at home
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Owns pets
Pets Accepted
Small Dog
Medium Dog
Large Dog
Giant Dog
Puppy
Cat
Bird
Rabbit /
Guinea Pig
Heather's Home
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Townhouse
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Small backyard
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Fenced backyard
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Household
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Pets sleep indoors
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Pets sleep outdoors
Policy
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Flexible
Full refund up to 1 day before the booking at 12pm. After which you will pay 50% of the booking.
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Accepts last-minute bookings
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Accepts long-term bookings
Reviews & Testimonials
1 review
Emily B.
Pet Hosting - Apr 26, 2024
Heather was great- our dog was well cared for, we got lots of updates on how he was going, and he came back happy and calm. We'd absolutely ask her to look after him again.
Service & Rates
Overnight Pet Services
Pet Hosting
At Sitter's Home
$ 68 / night
Pet Sitting
At Pet's Home
not offered
Daytime Pet Services
Pet Day Care
not offered
House Visiting
not offered
Dog Walking
not offered
Dog Grooming
not offered
Dog Training
not offered
Transport
Pick Up - Drop Off
not offered
Emergency
Transport
Available