Anthea

Anthea E.

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Online Training
New Sitter
Fenced garden
Administering medication
Police Check

Reliable, fastidious pet sitter and dog walker

3 repeat guests
10 reviews
Accepts Repeat Weekly Bookings for:
Dog Walking, House Visiting, Pet Day Care
Response rate: 97%
Last seen 1 month ago
About Anthea
Avid animal lover. My early years were spent living on a hobby farm, my first birthday present was a Min Pin; as a child we always had family pets. I grew up with my own cats, dogs, ponies and horses, as well as our chooks, cows and other wildlife along the way.

I bought my first German Pinscher in my 20’s and have been been fortunate to have had five. My current boy, Jagger (“Jag”) was recently titled as an Australian Champion. He is a wonderful companion and adores other dogs. Whether your pet(s) comes to stay with us or we come to you, Jag is by my side. If you’re concerned about Jag getting on with your pet(s), please discuss this with me so we can seek a resolution.

I’m presently studying the National Dog Trainers Federation (“NDTF”) Certificate III in Dog Behaviour and Training. Ultimately, my dream is to help others in need by training Assistance Dogs for people with mental health issues and/or disabilities.

My home is cozy and humble. It is safe and secure with high fences and locked gates. I take great pride in keeping my home a warm and welcoming place. Home inspections are welcome if your pet(s) will be staying; after a ‘meet and greet’ confirming that I am a perfect match to provide adequate care for your pet(s).

Pet safety is paramount. I kindly ask that your pet(s) be up-to-date with all current vaccinations, flea and worming treatments. Proof of this is mandatory for my services and I am happy to provide you with my pet’s current certifications.

I have a daughter with whom I have shared custody. I’ve listed my services without my daughter present, however, if you require a longer time period of care, my daughter may be with me. My darling girl has a beautiful affinity with animals and am proud of her natural ability to understand and care for animals with empathy. My daughter enjoys being a Junior Handler, competes at dog shows and does exceptionally well in national competition each year. If you have any concerns or wish to discuss my daughter’s involvement during longer term care arrangements, please advise.

I have a current Working with Children Check and volunteer at my daughter’s School.

During your absence, I provide daily updates (including photos) of your fur-babies and go the extra mile to ensure your pet(s) feel loved and cared for as if they were my own.

Please note, dates noted as unavailable on my calendar in the coming weeks are nights that I am scheduled to be spending with my daughter. I am still able to care for your pet, however, I will not be able to stay in your home.
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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
Anthea'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
10 reviews
Emma C.
Dog Training - Apr 8, 2021
Anthea has taken care of my new puppy on several occasions and is wonderful. Her insights into training have helped immensely. Would 100% recommend.
Rachel P.
Pet Day Care - Apr 1, 2021
Koko had the best time! Thankyou so much Anthea ! Definitely recommend:)
Emma C.
Dog Training - Mar 31, 2021
Anthea is wonderful. She was perfect for our new puppy & provided updates all day. Trustworthy, responsible and reliable, will definitely use her services again.
Cindy L.
Pet Day Care - Mar 26, 2021
Anthea was super lovely and gave regular updates with photos of Luna’s stay. Luna got multiple walks throughout the day and come home a very tired pup. Would definitely book with Anthea again :)
Service & Rates
Overnight Pet Services
Pet Hosting
At Sitter's Home
$ 38 / night
Pet Sitting
At Pet's Home
$ 38 / night
Daytime Pet Services
Pet Day Care
$ 33 / day
House Visiting
$ 27 / visit
Dog Walking
$ 22 / walk
Dog Grooming
$ 33 / groom
Dog Training
$ 43 / session
Transport
Pick Up - Drop Off
$ 15 / journey
Emergency
Transport
Available