Karen

Karen G.

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Fenced garden
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Experienced, reliable and caring pet sitter

25 repeat guests
156 reviews
Accepts Repeat Weekly Bookings for:
Dog Walking
Response rate: 100%
Last seen 27 minutes ago
About Karen
** Receive 25% discount on dog walks when you book a Pet Care Service **

A big hello, I’m Karen

I was raised on a farm and spent all my spare time looking after cats, dogs, horses, cows, geese, chooks plus more. Years of pet-handling gives you an affinity with animals and vice versa - I feel at peace with animals and love caring for them.

More recently, Murray the Spoodle was in my full-time care. He was pampered with regular bathing, brushing, walking, cuddles on the couch etc. and he loved the addition of vegetables to his dry food. He was an adorable companion who loved sitting on my lap, even when at a café :0)

Prior to Murray was Sir Thomas. Sir Thomas was beautiful, fun, playful, warm, regal even, and the typical cat who walked away and disregarded you. My friends often asked if Wagyu beef or Salmon was on the menu. It wasn't always but I guess it shows how well I treated him.

I can’t wait to meet your pet/s - I’ll treat them like my own.

Dog / Cat pick-up or drop-off available. I have seat belts for dogs and a soft carry case for cats. I have Basic First Aid for Animals Certificate.

Yard is dig-proof with low level bricks around entire perimeter and a very high fence - potentially suitable for escape artists! UV protected clear roof for weather protection. Dog door for access to ground level of house. Grass, pavers, pooch day bed and outside mats.
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Children at home
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Owns pets
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Police Check
Pets Accepted
Small Dog
Medium Dog
Large Dog
Giant Dog
Puppy
Cat
Bird
Rabbit /
Guinea Pig
Karen's Home
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Townhouse
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Medium 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: Flexible
A full refund will be offered to Pet Owners if they cancel up until the day 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
Reviews & Testimonials
156 reviews
Rebecca E.
Pet Hosting - Feb 28, 2021
Karen did an amazing job caring for our little Otto! She kept us up to date with lots of photos of their adventures, and he came home tired and happy.
Nathan W.
Pet Hosting - Jan 18, 2021
Karen was great and rosie had a blast! Couldn't recommend any higher! Thank you
Gill D.
Pet Hosting - Jan 17, 2021
My dog was really well cared for whilst we were away .
Elizabeth B.
Pet Hosting - Jan 12, 2021
Fantastic :)
Service & Rates
Overnight Pet Services
Pet Hosting
At Sitter's Home
$ 45 / night
Pet Sitting
At Pet's Home
$ 49 / night
Daytime Pet Services
Pet Day Care
not offered
House Visiting
$ 22 / visit
Dog Walking
$ 17 / walk
Dog Grooming
not offered
Dog Training
not offered
Transport
Pick Up - Drop Off
$ 5 / journey
Emergency
Transport
Available