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Barbara

Experienced Dog/cat Sitter

Worcester park
1 time favorited
Lives with 1 dog
Lives with Yorkies Poppet And Smarty
Usually responds within few hours
<3h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Dog Boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
15 GBP for each additional pet
20 GBP
/night
All services and rates

About Barbara

I have worked with and owned animals most of my life. I have volunteered in a wildlife hospital which taught me a lot. They had rescue dogs that I worked with and cats . I have two of my own dogs.

. I can offer a flexible , friendly service as I only work part time with long lunch hours. I am a confident driver to transport animals if necessary. I am happy to cat/ dog sit in people's homes. If I were unable to fulfil a visit, my husband John is fully experienced with dogs and cats and would be happy to help. He is retired and has volunteered at Riverside Animal Hospital Beddington (with the dogs), and Battersea Dogs Home.

I have worked with cats in my previous job with the RSPCA and am confident and experienced in their care. I like them and they tend to like and trust me. I have some experience with reptiles, my son had leopard geckos in the distant past. I am in the process of being DBS checked which I will add when complete.

We are licensed for doggy day and boarding care and have had many stop with us over the years. We tend to work with smaller dogs as ours are little old ladies now. Our rescue dogs Poppet and Smarty welcome additions to the household. As conditions of license , our garden is fully secure and safe with 6 foot fencing with no gaps.

We have required disinfectants and are clean and safe. We have good sized parks nearby which offer fantastic walks.

We own our semi detached house and have a medium garden. As a condition of our licence we have separate rooms and all sorts of cleaners and disinfectants. We have first aid knowledge and kits.

I am happy to visit somebody's home to feed and socialise with cats...an hour or so a visit. LIkewise with dogs. This would be twice a day or if necessary 3 shorter visits a day.

I can offer an hours dog walk twice a day

Barbara's services

At the sitters's home

Dog boarding
Dog boarding is an overnight pet care service at the sitter's home
15 GBP for each additional pet
20 GBP
/night
Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog at the sitter's home.
5 GBP for each additional pet
12 GBP
/day

At your home

Dog Walking
An experienced dog walker will pick up your dog from your home for a 30 min walk
5 GBP for each additional pet
10 GBP
/walk
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
15 GBP for two visits a day
9 GBP
/day
House Sitting
A pet sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
25 GBP
/night

Barbara also offers

Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards
Doggy day care and dog walks always have flexible cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards. No refund is possible after the booking has started.

Availability

Barbara's Pets

Poppet And Smarty
Yorkies

About Barbara's Home

Accepted pets

Dog sizes
0-10 kg
Dog ages
3-20 years
Dog sex
Female & Male
Small animals
rodents, rabbits, ...

Barbara's home

A medium outdoor area
Has no kids
24/7 supervision
A fully fenced backyard
Emergency transport

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
City park

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+10 years of experience
Can take care of exotic animals

First aid certificate. Have been on cat and dog care courses with the RSPCA when employed by them

Can Administer

Oral medications
First aid and CPR for pets

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets

Stats

<3h
Response time
100%
Response rate
2w ago
Last activity
SMS
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Email
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Barbara

Barbara

Experienced Dog/cat Sitter

Worcester park
Dog Boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
15 GBP for each additional pet
20 GBP
/night
All services and rates

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards
Doggy day care and dog walks always have flexible cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards. No refund is possible after the booking has started.

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