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Sarah

Loving Pet Care

Southampton
10 times favorited
23 recurring guests
Last booked today
Last contacted yesterday
Lives with 1 cat
2 h ago
Last activity
100%
Response rate
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
5 GBP for each additional pet
9 GBP
/walk
All services and rates

About Sarah

Hello, I’m in my early sixties and have loved animals all my life.

We had a wire-haired terrier called William when I was a girl and I adored him.

It was a terrible loss when he died.

I used to help out with training and exercising the horses at the local stables when I was a teenager – great fun and invaluable for life lessons!

I was a musician in an orchestra for many years and travelled a lot but once I settled down in the UK I was excited to start having cats live with me.

I’ve been living with cats for nearly 30 years.

I’d love to have a dog, but my life is centred around music, so I couldn’t give them a decent and reliable lifestyle.

I regularly help out with some of my friends doing dog walks for them (the black spaniel and the border collie in the photos).

I can't show you many pictures of me with animals, as I live on my own, so that's difficult to manage but all the pictures are of animals that I have cared for, or lived with and certainly loved! I currently have a beautiful loving 9 year cat called Madrigal (he sings to me! Hence the name) I've had him since he was a kitten and a pupil didn't want him anymore.

I was widowed a few years ago and I really appreciate being around animals.

For home visits for cats and/or dogs,

I know how stressful it is to go away and worry about your beloved pets, indeed

I discovered Pawshake by using them to tend to my cats when I was away earning a living,

so I will keep in touch with you by text and send photos if you want that.

I will play with them and talk with them and give them lots of love and attention. I’m happy to groom them as well. I can also tidy up your post, turn lights on and off and draw your curtains/blinds for you and put any rubbish out.

Being a house plant fanatic, I can water your plants as and when necessary. I don't smoke so there's no danger of that happening in your home.

I’m a driver, so I can travel a reasonable distance (roughly 4 miles) for 30 minute home visits. I'm also available for dog walks, these can be for 30 minutes or an hour. Naturally, if we're having a heatwave I'll walk them when it's cooler and keep them well hydrated.

I’m also more than happy to look after rats, hamsters, gerbils, rabbits, guinea pigs and fish.

I’m pretty flexible, I can visit most mornings, afternoons and evenings.

I look forward to meeting you and your pets.

If you have any questions feel free to get in touch.

Sarah's services

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
9 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

Cancellation policy: Flexible

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

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Home Visits
Penny, 2022-07-26

Sarah has looked after my two precious puss cats again and they were very well cared for. Sarah sent me lovely videos of them eating and being fussed and purring. Not only is this reassuring but demonstrates how much the cats like her. I am delighted to have found Sarah on Pawshake and to know my cats are in safe hands. Many thanks.

From Penny and the cats

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Home Visits
Mel, 2022-07-23

We felt so happy to have Sarah looking after our cats, great contact as always 😺 thank you!

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Sarah's Pets

Madrigal
Cat

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
+20 years of experience

Can Administer

Oral medications

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Sarah

Sarah

Loving Pet Care

Southampton
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
5 GBP for each additional pet
9 GBP
/walk
All services and rates
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Cancellation policy: Flexible

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

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