Karen

Karen G.

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Fenced garden
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Experienced, reliable and caring pet sitter

30 repeat guests
175 reviews
Accepts Repeat Weekly Bookings for:
Dog Walking
Response rate: 100%
Last seen 6 hours 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
175 reviews
Ella H.
Pet Hosting - Jun 7, 2021
Karen was an excellent sitter for our dog Wally and bunny Max. They had a great 2 week stay with her and we got plenty of photo updates to see how they were getting on. It’s the first time we were away from Wally plus the first time we kept the two pets together and it all went very smoothly despite the lockdown etc. Thank you so much Karen!
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Jun 5, 2021
Karen is a wonderful and caring and reliable person, who my dog may well love more than he loves me.
Maddison B.
Pet Hosting - May 15, 2021
Thank you so much Karen! Really appreciated you let Jimmy stay with you. He was so comfortable and happy with you. Thank you so much!
Aleshia M.
Pet Sitting - Apr 25, 2021
Thank you Karen! Great as always 😃
Service & Rates
Overnight Pet Services
Pet Hosting
At Sitter's Home
$ 47 / night
Pet Sitting
At Pet's Home
$ 51 / night
Daytime Pet Services
Pet Day Care
not offered
House Visiting
$ 24 / visit
Dog Walking
$ 18 / walk
Dog Grooming
not offered
Dog Training
not offered
Transport
Pick Up - Drop Off
$ 5 / journey
Emergency
Transport
Available