Michael

Michael V.

Vet student/nurse/certificate
Administering medication

Accredited dog trainer, owner of relaxed dogs and cats

92 reviews
Response rate: 99%
Last seen 1 week ago
About Michael
I am overseas from 10 June to 8 July 2019.

I have trained Guide Dog and Seeing Eye Dog puppies for eleven years, and have trained pet dogs for six years.

I generally find that it's more effective to do training with the dog and its owner(s), so that the people can try their hands in real time at the new behaviours that the dog is learning. This way is better for both dogs and owners. I am a positive reinforcement trainer; I do not use aggressive, threatening, or intimidation tactics. This really does work better over the long run!
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Owns pets
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First Aid Certificate
Pets Accepted
Small Dog
Medium Dog
Large Dog
Giant Dog
Puppy
Cat
Bird
Rabbit /
Guinea Pig
Michael's Home
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Type: House
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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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Cancellation: Moderate
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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Accepts last-minute bookings
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Accepts long-term bookings
Residential Pets
Whisky and Merlot
2 years old
Tabby
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Good with Children
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Good with Dogs
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Good with Cats
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Good with Children
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Good with Dogs
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Good with Cats
Wilma
1 year old
Labrador Retriever
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Good with Children
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Good with Dogs
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Good with Cats
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Good with Children
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Good with Dogs
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Good with Cats
Reviews & Testimonials
repeat65 repeat stays
92 reviews
Kate G.
Dog Training - Jun 12, 2019
Thanks for all the advice Michael!
Lara R.
Dog Walking - Jun 2, 2019
Very helpfu and good communicatio.
Erin C.
Dog Training - May 25, 2019
Very helpful, thank you Michael
Matt J.
House Visiting - May 19, 2019
Michael. Awesome as always.
Service & Rates
Overnight Pet Services
Pet Hosting
Away from home
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Pet Sitting
At Pet's Home
not offered
Daytime Pet Services
Pet Day Care
not offered
House Visiting
$ 37 / visit
Dog Walking
$ 37 / walk
Dog Grooming
not offered
Dog Training
$ 53 / session
Transport
Pick Up - Drop Off
$ 20 / journey
Emergency Transport

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