Katrina S.

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Like Air BnB for Dogs!

1 repeat guest
8 reviews
Response rate: 95%
About Katrina
I am an animal lover from way back. I grew up with lots of different pets but only got my first dog as an adult. I worked as a professional pet sitter while I was at uni and visited, walked and cared for lots of amazing animals. Lots of dogs and cats, a few guinea pigs and rabbits, chickens, birds and fish!

These days I mostly care for animals in my home, like Air BnB for pets. I also offer 30 minute pet-sitting visits to the pet in its own home, where I provide food and water, play time, home security, mail collection, bins to kerb etc.

When staying at our home, pets join in our family and sleep, eat and live inside with my husband and I and our Maltese x Bichon, Ruby, who is 10 years old. They also have access via doggy door to a small but secure backyard with 6ft fencing and a locked side gate.

Our home is best setup to accommodate small breed dogs up to 10kg max. Our little Ruby (who is only 4.8kg) is getting older and is not up to too much playing or boisterous behaviour these days, so we cannot take puppies or dogs who are very active and boisterous. We love senior dogs, they have become almost a specialty of ours, we can look after special diets, medications etc that come with being in the twilight years.

We live in Victoria Point near dog beaches and in addition to daily walks, dogs who enjoy the beach can come swimming too (in warm weather).
Children at home
Owns pets
Pets Accepted
Small Dog
Medium Dog
Large Dog
Giant Dog
Rabbit /
Guinea Pig
Katrina's Home
Type: House
Medium backyard
Fenced backyard
Pets sleep indoors
Pets sleep outdoors
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.
Accepts last-minute bookings
Accepts long-term bookings
Reviews & Testimonials
8 reviews
Sharon M.
Pet Hosting - Dec 17, 2018
Katrin was wonderful to milo and myself made milo feel right at home he was very relaxed and happy on collecting him yesterday Definitely Recommend such a caring Person .
Deanne M.
Pet Hosting - Oct 22, 2018
Katrina looked after our 2 small dogs for 3 nights and we couldn't be happier to find such a great pet host. We would certainly appreciate it if Katrina was happy to look after our dogs again.
Margot B.
Pet Hosting - Jul 22, 2018
Thanks again Katrina
Margot B.
Pet Hosting - May 20, 2018
Thanks again Katrina. Chloe is very happy and well looked after. Thanks. for taking her on the Million Paws Walk.
Service & Rates
Overnight Pet Services
Pet Hosting
At Sitter's Home
$ 33 / night
Pet Sitting
At Pet's Home
not offered
Daytime Pet Services
Pet Day Care
$ 22 / day
House Visiting
$ 30 / visit
Dog Walking
$ 30 / walk
Dog Grooming
not offered
Dog Training
not offered
Pick Up - Drop Off
$ 10 / journey