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Sam

Critter lover near the beach!

Edinburgh
19 times favorited
12 recurring guests
Last booked yesterday
Last contacted yesterday
Lives with 4 pets
Usually responds within one hour
5 h ago
Last activity
<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Dog boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
5 GBP for each additional pet
24 GBP
/night
All services and rates

About Sam

Hello!

My name is Sam and I'm an animal lover based in Edinburgh! I'm a very experienced pet sitter, dog walker, and more. I'm a Canadian who has lived in Scotland for almost 7 years now and loving every bit of it! I am married to a Scot, and stay in a two bed flat near Cramond Beach. We share our flat with our three lovely guinea pigs, Tonks, Luna, & Mini, and an aquarium full of beautiful fish. I grew up in rural British Columbia, where we always had a house full of pets, and still do! From goats to chinchillas, I'm happy & experienced to pet sit every kind of critter you may have!

I'm very experienced with pet sitting cats, dogs, rabbits and rodents! Guinea pigs and chinchillas being my rodent specialties. But I love all pets! of any breed or size. I have also had experience with many different needs, temperments, and medical conditions. I'm happy to take your dog for walks in the park or have a mouse around with your cat! I do freelance work from home, so I'm very flexible on times and days. If you have any questions or want to know more about my pet sitting experiences, please feel free to send me a message and I'll get back to you right away.

IMPORTANT INFO: My three guinea pigs are in a lifted enclosure with no roof. So unfortunately I can’t board any dog that has a prey drive.

EXTRA INFO: If there’s no free parking near your home, I might ask for an amount to be added to cover it during home visit bookings.

I also offer local drop off & pick up with my home boarding service!

Hope to hear from you soon!

Sam's services

At the sitter's home

Dog boarding
Overnight stay at the sitter's home
5 GBP for each additional pet
24 GBP
/night
Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog at the sitter's home.
5 GBP for each additional pet
15 GBP
/day

At your home

One home visit a day
Book a pet sitter to stop by your home to feed and play with your pet
10 GBP
/day
Two home visits a day
Two drop-in visits for your pet
20 GBP
/day
House Sitting(Existing clients only)
A sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
35 GBP
/night

Sam also offers

Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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House Sitting
Caroline, 2021-09-23

The cats loved Sam and she was a brilliant sitter. Would definitely book her again

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Home Visits
Lindsay, 2021-08-14

Sam looked after our two rabbits extremely well whilst we were on holiday. She was very diligent, reliable, patient and thorough. She is clearly passionate about animals and she really cared for our rabbits, giving them lots of attention as well as all of the changing, cleaning etc. They obviously loved her in a short space of time. She was knowledgable and experienced so we felt very safe leaving them in her care. Her communication was excellent and she sent us lots of pictures to keep the children happy. I would highly recommend Sam.

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Sam's Pets

Mini
Guinea pig
Tonks
Guinea pig
Luna
Guinea pig
Fish :tropical_fish:
Reptile

About Sam's Home

Accepted pets

Puppies
< 1 year
Dog sizes
0-80 kg
Dog ages
0-20 years
Dog sex
Female & Male
Cats
all kinds
Ferrets
all kinds
Small animals
rodents, rabbits, ...

Sam's home

An apartment
A small outdoor area
Has no kids
24/7 supervision
A fully fenced backyard
Emergency transport

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Urban, Beach & City park

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+20 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques
Can take care of exotic animals

Can Administer

Oral medications
Injected medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

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Sam

Sam

Critter lover near the beach!

Edinburgh
Dog boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
5 GBP for each additional pet
24 GBP
/night
All services and rates
Contact Sam

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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