Hello, my name is Matthew and I am a compassionate advocate for the highest animal welfare. With a D* in animal management and almost 3 years of experience working in a veterinary referral and emergency hospital as a nursing assistant.
I have gained the practical and theoretical skills to ensure all your pets, from domestic to exotic are in the best hands! To elaborate I have over 20 CPD certificates in Health and Safety and Animal Welfare; I am competent in observing and conducting health checks, reading normal and abnormal behaviour in various species and recording and notifying you of any concerns under my supervision; via text, email or phone.
You can feel at ease that I have been trained in giving all your pets; medication, first aid and even CPR in those unlikely events. I received a commendation from my former employer for aiding in the establishment of the new exotics ward facilitating; reptiles, small mammals, avian, wildlife, exotics, and amphibians. I also used to volunteer for a local animal charity and am the proud owner of a stray parakeet nursed back to health. My parrot has his own room so your pets will have the whole of the house with my undivided attention and care 24/7 (enclosed private fenced garden for dogs too).
I can offer you a free meet and greet prior to appointments and I am able to show you my qualifications and certificates in person. If your pet has special requirements feel free to query I'm sure I can accommodate.
Dog walks - 40mins - Strictly one dog per walk (unless from the same household). - Will only take to dog-friendly areas - Will avoid other dogs and children for the safety of your pet and children. - On or off lead at owners' preference. - Towel dry included. Home visits - Approx 30mins - Feed, water - Clean - Take pictures - Brief health check - 15min dog walk. - Check and securely lock household. - Put bins out (if required) Days/Night Care - 24/7 supervision - Private house with enclosed, fenced garden. - Plugin pet remedy (to aid anxiety plus stress in your pets). - Feed, water, treats. - Play, comfort. - Walk. - Bathe, groom. - Heating. - Can groom (not professional). - Competent with maintaining and monitoring vivariums, aviaries (can feed furries and insects). - Secure house and windows with alarm. - Can take to the vets in an emergency.
Matt did a wonderful job and messaged photos throughout the day whilst on walks and at home with Poppy. I would fully recommend him to anyone and definitely use him again, as he was great and very caring. Thank you again Matt
Animal Management D*
Emergency fundamentals triage
Emergency fundamentals CPR
Emergency fundamentals Dyspnea
Pet CPR certified
Avian care module certification (nursing)
Reptile care module certification (nursing)
Small mammal care module (nursing)
Surgery and wound management
Working with guide dogs and their owners
Sterlisation and health and safety
Fire warden training certification
Clinical support staff skills
First aid and common emergencies
Fluid therapy, shock and SIRS
Significant events review
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