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Keri

Loving pet sitter

4 times favorited
1 recurring guest
Last booked 4 days ago
Last contacted 4 days ago
Usually responds within one hour
11 h ago
Last activity
<1h
Response time
Doggy day care
Daytime care, at the sitter's home
12 GBP for each additional pet
20 GBP
/day
All services and rates

About Keri

I grew up with pets, and have loved animals my whole life. I moved to Manchester from Canada in 2018, and unfortunately have not had regular contact with animals since then. I would love to be able to help someone out who needs their pets walked or watched, and it helps me as well to be able to spend some time with our furry brothers and sisters. 

I have experience watching houses and multiple animals at once (dogs and cats), and can administer medications as needed. If your pet needs specific medication when feeding, or specific feeding schedules/routines, I can comfortably manage this. 

I am also comfortable doing light grooming on your pet, whether that's brushing/detangling, nail clipping, or bathing. Our family members deserve to look and feel their best, and if they're anxious in water fret not! I always get in the tub/shower with the animal so they feel safer and know there's somebody right there with them. I am gentle with animals and understand how scary it can be for them to have a stranger watching them.

I can walk multiple animals at once - up to 4 comfortably. Walks can be any length you need up to 1.5 hours, and I can come 1-3 times a day for a walk as needed, and dependent on location. 

My flat is small (1 bedroom, but I also live alone), so I could realistically only board one animal at a time; however, I have a lovely little knook in my living room which is the perfect size for a bed/food bowls, as well as toys. I work from home so I can be with your family member 24/7, and if I go out, it's never for more than 2 hours at a time, so you can relax in the knowledge that I will not leave your member alone for great lengths, or simply "let them be". Animals deserve just as much attention and care as human beings. I am also more than happy to accommodate your member if they sleep on the bed - I have a double mattress so there's plenty of room! Plus I love snuggles and morning kisses.   

I live in a converted house so unfortunately there is no backyard, but I live a 5 minute walk from a park, and there are loads of streets and walkable areas in my community where I can take your member for toilet breaks, walks, or just to get out. 

Since I work from home I am quite flexible with when I can board pets, or pop over for a walk/feeding/etc. I work flexible days throughout the week, so it's varied, but we can chat about your needs beforehand to make sure I'd be available at the times/days you need. 

My approach with animals is empathy and kindness; building trust with them and working together to create a mutually respectful environment. 

I am efficient and reliable, and have been known to leave a place more spotless than when I got there. I'm currently self employed so I am flexible with times and dates. 

I am more than willing to travel to you for house sitting, and if it works, can set up regular walking schedules.

If I sound like the right fit for your needs, give me a shout and we can have a chat! 

Kindest,

Keri

Keri's services

At the sitter's home

Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog at the sitter's home.
12 GBP for each additional pet
20 GBP
/day

At your home

Dog Walking
An experienced dog walker will pick up your dog from your home for a 30 min walk
8 GBP for each additional pet
15 GBP
/walk
One home visit a day
Book a pet sitter to stop by your home to feed and play with your pet
15 GBP
/day
Two home visits a day
Two drop-in visits for your pet
25 GBP
/day
House Sitting
A sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
30 GBP
/night

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if canceled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterward. No refund is payable if the booking is canceled on or after the start date.
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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Doggy Day Care
Joanne, 2022-08-05

We are so happy to have found Keri. Such a lovely lady and I could tell she loves dogs straight away and is very comfortable with ours. Great communication during the day as well. Will definitely use her again.

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House Sitting
Amin, 2022-07-31

I was so anxious to leave my dog due to my depression to a point that I hadn’t left him for 4 years.

Keri spent time out of her day to spend time with Max, my four years old German Shepherd to get to know him and I was happy to with Keri for 6 days.

During the time, I received regular updates of Max. She was also extremely patient and considerate of my anxiety and would reply very fast if I had a worry or a question.

To say that Keri helped me overcome one of the greatest challenges I was facing and helped me get my life back is not an overstatement.

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Availability

About Keri's Home

Accepted pets

Puppies
< 1 year
Dog sizes
0-20 kg
Dog ages
0-20 years
Cats
all kinds
Small animals
rodents, rabbits, ...

Keri's home

An apartment
A medium outdoor area
Has no kids
24/7 supervision

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Urban & City park

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
< 1 years of experience

Can Administer

Oral medications

Stats

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Keri

Keri

Loving pet sitter

Doggy day care
Daytime care, at the sitter's home
12 GBP for each additional pet
20 GBP
/day
All services and rates
Contact Keri

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if canceled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterward. No refund is payable if the booking is canceled on or after the start date.
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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