Karina S.

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Pawsome Training- and Fun holiday for your dog/ 20 acres

6 reviews
Response rate: 100%
Last seen 3 days ago
About Karina
Hey there I'm Karina,

Your much loved dog will be looked after in a competent, relaxed and secure environment. We offer pet hosting and day care on our 20 acre property, situated alongside the Border Ranges National Park.
I have extensive experience looking after friends and customers pets.
I am also a certified dog trainer.
We are also offering pet sitting and day care at your dogs home as well as puppy & dog handler training for a good start into your future together. 

Our daily routine includes 3 walks a day. Offering swimming in the creek and dam located on the property, little fun training on our morning walk, pats, play, cuddles and relaxing rest time.
There is NO extra cost for this service.

Our dogs sleep inside with us at night and your dog is welcome to do so too. If they are used to living outdoors there is secure shelter provided. Making sure your dog feels safe with us at all times and is provided the necessary care it needs to adapt to the new environment. We will send you pictures or videos to update you about your dogs experiences and adventures at our beautiful home.

We recently searched for a suitable holiday home for our dogs, to find someone to fulfill our rather high expectations for the care of our dogs while we were on holiday.
We wanted our dogs to experience, on their holiday, the lifestyle and stimulation they are used to. Being in an active home and getting mentally and physically challenged.
A place where they can be themselves, in a reliable dog- friendly environment where they are respected and a part of a daily routine, that offers them security and stability.

That inspired me to offer our home as such a place.
In the company of our pawsome companions Jinx (Border Collie, age 1 1/2) and Cheeky (Kelpie, age 1 ). Jinx and Cheeky are of very friendly and happy nature and get along great with other dogs. They prove to be excellent role models for puppies in training too. They are used to having other dogs around and are happy for another play mate to join at all times. We live a healthy and active lifestyle and both of them are stock working dogs in training. On our hobby farm we have geese, chicken, ducks and a few cattle which they get to train with on a regular basis. If you are worried your dogs would eat any of my poultry- don't worry....they have safe enclosures and will be free-ranged only when the dogs have a break in the fenced yard.

We look forward to having your fur-friend come stay with us!

High five and big ruff!
Karina, Jared, Jinx & Cheeky

Your dog must be micro chipped, vaccinated, wormed, tick-and flea treated.
We require detailed description of any behavioral issues and medical conditions before your dog stays with us. We will also ask you to fill in a behavioral assessment.
Please allow time for a meeting before your dog stays with us to make sure we get along with each other well and you too are happy with your dog's holiday home.

We assure to you that we provide your dog with the highest level of care and supervision at all times. Please provide reliable emergency contact details.
In case of unforeseen circumstances or emergency the vet is 20 minutes away from our home. Any resulting costs will be 100% covered by yourself or your pet-insurance company. These include but are not limited to ticks, snakebites, injuries from other animals (including wildlife) .
Please note the insurance details on https://www.madpaws.com.au/insurance/
Children at home
Owns pets
Police Check
First Aid Certificate
Pets Accepted
Small Dog
Medium Dog
Large Dog
Giant Dog
Rabbit /
Guinea Pig
Karina's Home
Type: House
Large backyard
Fenced backyard
Pets sleep indoors
Pets sleep outdoors
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.
Accepts last-minute bookings
Accepts long-term bookings
Residential Pets
1 year old
Border Collie
Good with Dogs
Good with Dogs
1 year old
Australian Kelpie
Good with Children
Good with Dogs
Good with Children
Good with Dogs
Reviews & Testimonials
repeat4 repeat stays
6 reviews
Natalie M.
Pet Hosting - Jul 28, 2019
Karina sent us regular updates allowing us to relax while we were away knowing that our pup was being well cared-for and loved. She also corrected some behaviours and has provided guidance. I couldn't recommend Karina more highly..
Anthea D.
Pet Hosting - May 19, 2019
Thanks so much Karina! frankie always has the best time with you!!
Cassie M.
Pet Hosting - Apr 22, 2019
We were extremely happy with the level of care and attention Pepper received at Karina's. Her other dogs are very friendly. The property is beautiful, great place for dogs to come and stay!!
Anthea D.
Pet Hosting - Apr 14, 2019
Another amazing weekend for our Frankie with Karina at her beautiful place! Thank you for all the photos again :D
Service & Rates
Overnight Pet Services
Pet Hosting
At Sitter's Home
$ 37 / night
Pet Sitting
At Pet's Home
$ 84 / night
Daytime Pet Services
Pet Day Care
not offered
House Visiting
not offered
Dog Walking
not offered
Dog Grooming
not offered
Dog Training
$ 53 / session
Pick Up - Drop Off
$ 20 / journey
Not Available