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Steven

Caring For Your Dog

Edinburgh
4 times favorited
10 recurring guests
Last booked 14 days ago
Last contacted 8 days ago
Last active 4 days ago
100%
Response rate
Dog boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
10 GBP for each additional pet
20 GBP
/night
All services and rates

About Steven

I am 51 years old and love animals, especially dogs. I had a dog growing up, Sam who lived to 14 and we lost our collie Mitch 2 years ago, also aged 14. Over the past 2 years, we have looked after several friends dogs and many through Pawshake. This has helped fill the void and is now my part-time job. My partner Ashley also loves dogs and you can see a few cuddling with her in the profile pictures.

It will be a while before we are ready for another dog of our own so I am really keen to have other people's dogs stay with us. I know how stressful it can be for both owners and pets when they are separated

but knowing they will be well cared for can make a huge difference. Your dog will be the centre of attention and hopefully, we can become a home from home anytime you need to go somewhere.

I live in a quiet area in Dalkeith, near several parks and have a huge garden for your dog to play and feel safe. There are no children in the house and you are welcome to visit anytime to make sure it's perfect for your furry friend. I am motivated simply by the look of happiness on a dog's face when you give it attention, affection, food and walks. It's not difficult but I do take it seriously. I will keep in touch with pictures of your dog via WhatsApp

or Facebook as often as you want. Please contact us anytime for dog walking, daycare or overnight stays.

Steven's services

At the sitter's home

Dog boarding
Overnight stay at the sitter's home
10 GBP for each additional pet
20 GBP
/night
Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog at the sitter's home.
8 GBP for each additional pet
16 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
8 GBP
/day
House Sitting
A sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
30 GBP
/night

Steven 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.

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Dog boarding
Ben, 2020-10-08

Steven and Ashley were great with our dog Dusty, who is not always the easiest dog to manage! Dusty was clearly happy and enjoyed his stay, and we were reassured by the regular updates from Steven. Thank you for looking after him so well.

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Dog boarding
Graham, 2020-08-25

Our 2 dogs loved their holiday with Steven & Ashley. Came home very happy. Thank you and will book then again. Very happy to recommend.

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Availability

About Steven's Home

Accepted pets

Puppies
< 1 year
Dog sizes
0-80 kg
Dog ages
0-20 years
Dog sex
Female & Male
Cats
all kinds

Steven's home

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

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Beach, Country side & Forest

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+20 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques

I do a few hours of companionship work with elderly clients and I volunteer with a group for people living with dementia so I have disclosures and police checks for both. I drive so I can pick up, drop off or take your dog to the beach, etc.

Can Administer

Oral medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

Stats

100%
Response rate
4d ago
Last activity
SMS
Verified
Email
Verified
Steven

Steven

Caring For Your Dog

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

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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