Hello, my name is Katie, I am 22 years old and I have recently moved to Cambridge with my 16-year-old cat. I have enjoyed exploring the different parks (with the cows) and am really enjoying it here. From a young age, I have lived on a farm and have been surrounded by animals, big, small, domestic and wild, (wildlife because my dad worked at a wildlife park and I would come along as much as possible to help) from this I have learnt a great deal about how to interact with animals. l find animals fascinating and always eager to learn more about them.
I have experience working on the farm (with farm animals), volunteering at a dog shelter and volunteering/working at a wildlife rehabilitation centre. I am currently studying dog training/behaviour and have plenty of time to spare. Because I am a pet owner, I completely understand how stressful it can be to leave your pets at home, I am passionate about giving the animals and owners a good and worry-less experience. I am willing to care for all animals and have had experience with many species, including ferrets, snakes, turtles, horses, donkeys, cats, dogs, a large variety of birds and rodents, etc.
What I offer-
Dog walking- I'll walk your dog for half an hour to an hour, but this can be discussed to suit you and your dog's needs. I can walk your dog twice a day and on some days three times a day. I can also give a little extra help such as feed your dog.
House visits- Are about half an hour where I'll feed them, play with them or simply keep them company. I can also clean the litter box, water the plants, etc. I can come up to two times a day, possibly more if you live close by. House visits do not include dog walking.
I also offer basic dog training if wanted.
I understand that all animals have different personalities and that they might need different approaches to caring for them. I am aware some pets have fears and/or medical conditions and would appreciate knowing beforehand, so I know what to look out for and give the best care I can. I would also like to know about how pets interact with other animals and/or people so that I can be on the lookout for any possible issues.
If you have any questions don't hesitate to ask.
Katie is very professional and also really lovely. This was our first time using this website and someone to look after our cat Cleo. Katie made the process easy and replied very quickly. She sent us regular updates while we were away and even some photos. I would definitely ask her for help again and recommend her to others.
Many thanks to Katie for looking after Gizmo, Katie has a lovely way about her and bonded with Gizmo immediately, Katie also sent messages and pictures every day which I found so reassuring, a lovely young lady who I highly recommend
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