Emma

Emma O.

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Online Training
Vet student/nurse/certificate
Administering medication
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Experienced animal care professional, training and walking all around Sydney!

0 repeat guests
3 reviews
Response rate: 100%
Last seen 3 weeks ago
About Emma
About Me

Hi, thanks for taking the time to check out my profile! My name's Emma, and I'm a friendly and reliable animal-lover looking for the opportunity to hang out with some awesome pets! As a qualified Animal Handler and Zookeeper, I am regularly trusted with providing the highest quality care for all sorts of animals, from dogs and cats to goats and kangaroos, and even snakes and sharks!

Animal Experience

My working days are filled to the brim with animals... And I still want more!

After studying animal behaviour, training and care at both university and TAFE, I now work weekends at Taronga Zoo and fulltime on weekdays with Jetpets Animal Transport in Sydney. In this role, I collect pets from clients' houses, assist in veterinary treatment, and ensure the animals are comfortable, happy and safe for their flights. Of course, this looks different for every individual - it may involve a training session, going for a massive run around the park, having a cuddle, playing with toys, or even an extended wrestling match on the floor before they are happy and ready to fly!

I'm always taking photos and videos to send to clients, as I understand hard it can be to trust someone with looking after such an important member of the family. Care and communication are key, and you can trust me to be reliable, friendly and professional.

Throughout my six-year career with animals so far, I've worked with domestic animals with Jetpets, natives and exotics with Taronga Zoo, farmyard animals with Kindifarm, and also with aquatic species at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. I also volunteer as a Wildlife Rescuer with Sydney Wildlife in my free time, so I'm typically popping out a few times a week to rescue a lorikeet from a laundry, a possum from a porch or a roo from a roadside.

How Can I Help?

I am clean, tidy and a non-smoker, and would treat your home and animals with the utmost respect. I provide a wide variety of services, including pet visits, dog walking, training and transport.

Thanks for your consideration, and I would love to talk about what I can do to help!
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Owns pets
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Police Check
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First Aid Certificate
Pets Accepted
Small Dog
Medium Dog
Large Dog
Giant Dog
Puppy
Cat
Bird
Rabbit /
Guinea Pig
Emma's Home
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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
Reviews & Testimonials
3 reviews
Dean B.
Dog Training - Mar 1, 2020
Emma is super helpful! Very knowledgeable
Leanne F.
Pet Sitting - Jun 16, 2019
Emma was fantastic! We have never had a pet sitter before and both animals were very relaxed and happy when we got home. Thank you!
Sharrn N.
Pet Sitting - May 26, 2019
Emma minded my 4 senior dogs for a short stay. Emma: clearly loves animals and mine were very comfortable with her, is intelligent and capable including following instructions for 4 different diets and meds, was clean and tidy in my home, and is definitely a caring, dog/animal loving person. Thank you Emma!
Margaret O.
May 19, 2019
Emma has looked after our cat when we were away on business and holidays over the last couple of years. She is very caring and responsible, and has great rapport with animals. She organised emergency vet care for our elderly cat when needed, and administered her oral medication.
Service & Rates
Overnight Pet Services
Pet Hosting
At Sitter's Home
not offered
Pet Sitting
At Pet's Home
not offered
Daytime Pet Services
Pet Day Care
not offered
House Visiting
$ 33 / visit
Dog Walking
$ 33 / walk
Dog Grooming
not offered
Dog Training
$ 54 / session
Transport
Pick Up - Drop Off
$ 40 / journey
Emergency
Transport
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