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Caitlyn

Pupayas And Apricats

Bexley
4 times favorited
1 recurring guest
Last booked yesterday
Last contacted yesterday
Lives with 1 dog
Lives with Labrador Merlin
14 h ago
Last activity
100%
Response rate
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
6 GBP for each additional pet
12 GBP
/walk
All services and rates

About Caitlyn

All dogs and cats deserve love, patience and respect. With opportunities such as caring for my own dogs, helping my mother with her own dog walking business (Houndsabout) and volunteering at Second Chance Animal Rescue on the Cat team- I feel I have enough experience to treat your dog or cat with love and respect as if they were a member of my own family. I have lots of experience dealing with nervous cats and dogs which is why I’m a big believer that ‘Pawtience’ should always be a top priority.

I've had an affinity for animals most of my life, with dogs having a special place in my heart. As a child, I wanted a dog to the extent where I would take out all the books in the library on how to correctly look after your dog. When we finally got our first family dog, Roxy (a black labrador), my heart was filled to the brim with love. I classed myself as her proud sister. We now have Merlin (a rescue cream labrador) who I love to pieces (except now in more of a motherly fashion)! I've learnt a lot from him, especially in terms of settling a dog after having a rough start to their lives. I have so much love to give and would love the opportunity to share some of that love to as many precious doggos and cattos as possible.

I am an attentive and responsible individual who has an awareness for health and safety. I will always consider the safety of your beloved family member and keep you updated. I will respect each animal's individuality and only do whatever makes them and you comfortable. Inventing games and ways of entertaining Merlin is something I love to do (we play a lot of hide and seek) so I aspire to always bring my playful edge to any dog or cat who loves a good play! And if they don't love a good play, that's okay- cuddles or just talking to them is fine by me- whatever suits them.

Thank you so much for considering me as becoming a friend and guardian to your animal.

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AVAILABILITY:

*Only taking bookings up to September 1st

- Ad-hoc/ One-off services- Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings from Monday to Sunday

- Regular/Permanent services- Mornings and Afternoons from Monday to Friday

*My Restrictions: Very large dogs which pull on the lead in a manner that may put me in danger of injury

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INITIAL STEPS:

I am happy to come meet you and your pet in a COVID safe manner (masks + social distancing) so you can decide whether I am the right fit for whichever service you require.

If you decide I am the right fit, I will share a form for you to fill in so I can know all the necessary information about your pet such as Vetinary details

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MY SERVICES:

1) Dog Walking

-Up to 1 hour

-Off-Lead Play dependent on the extent of your dog’s recall

-Stimulation before or after walks EG: Playing, Giving them a Kong or Cuddles etc...

- Fresh Water

- Pictures and regular updates

- Securely locking the property and ensuring your dog is in a safe, risk free area (EG: No harmful substances or objects in reach)

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2) Home Visits- For Dogs and Cats

-Up to 1 hour

- Stimulation EG: Playing, Giving them a Kong or Cuddles etc...

- Fresh Water and Feeding if necessary

-Cleaning litter trays or taking the dog out to the toilet in the garden

- Pictures and regular updates

- Securely locking the property and ensuring your dog or cat is in a safe, risk free area (EG: No harmful substances or objects in reach)

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3) House Sitting- For Dogs and Cats

- Up to 1 week

- Minimum of 3 nights if outside of my local area

- Stimulation EG: Playing, Giving them a Kong or Cuddles etc...

- Dog walks included

- Fresh Water, Feeding

- Administering any necessary medications

-Cleaning litter trays

-Taking the dog out to the toilet regularly

- Pictures and regular updates so you don’t have to worry!

- I will leave the house for a maximum of 3/4 hours (depending on what is best for the dog/cat and you)

- Securely Locking The House and ensuring your dog or cat is in a safe, risk free area (EG: No harmful substances or objects in reach)

-Leaving the house in the same state as when I arrived

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If there are any other requirements your dog or cat needs and/or questions about me and my services please feel free to contact me.

Caitlyn's services

At your home

Dog Walking
An experienced dog walker will pick up your dog from your home for a 30 min walk
6 GBP for each additional pet
12 GBP
/walk
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
16 GBP
/day
House Sitting
A sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
35 GBP
/night

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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House Sitting
Peppi, 2021-07-21

We felt so blessed to have found Caitlyn to look after our puppy and our flat while we were away. She sent us loads of pictures, videos and updates about how he was doing and we were able to enjoy our holiday completely stress free. Caitlyn took care of our baby like it was her own and we couldn’t have been any more pleased with how she dealt with everything including leaving the flat sparkling clean. We would definitely recommend her and will book her soon again.

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House Sitting
Tom, 2021-07-16

Frankly I could not have been any more impressed by a pet sitter. This was the first time I left Tom to go on a trip and I did not worry for one second of the week because Caitlyn is so wonderful. She is incomparably responsible, caring, intelligent, and clean. She’s very sweet and funny to boot and she sent me plenty of photos and videos of Tom while I was away. When I returned, he seemed happy and calm, which is a testament to how much love she gave him when I was gone.

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Caitlyn's Pets

Merlin
Labrador

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+10 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques

Attentive

Responsible

Aware

Loving and Compassionate

Innovative

Creative

Currently a student doing a Biology Degree

And of Course a Major Animal Lover (which I don't think classes as a skill... more so a massive part of my personality)

Can Administer

Oral medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets

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Caitlyn

Caitlyn

Pupayas And Apricats

Bexley
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
6 GBP for each additional pet
12 GBP
/walk
All services and rates
Contact Caitlyn

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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