I bring with me knowledge of cats, dogs and small animals such as guinea pigs, hamsters and hedghogs. A complimentary 30-minute meet and greet can be booked so that we can get to know each other to see if I am a good match for your pet. I look forward to visiting with you and your beloved pet!
I am a certified pet first aid provider through Walks 'n' Wags. I regularly work with pets that require medication, are afraid to be touched or are elderly. I accept bookings with diabetic pets depending on your home's location or if you book for housesitting. My goal during each visit is to maintain a respectful connection with your pet. whether that be via cuddles or by sitting on the opposite side of the room and quietly sliding treats to them along the floor. =b For many, our pets are like children to us. This is always on my mind when I do home visits, and I have learned to take the utmost care with windows, small items that could be choked on or plants that may cause harm. I have worked with UrbanTails & CatNanny as an in-home catsitter, volunteered at VOKRA (Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association) and have three years of experience running a private pet-boarding service, but the majority of my experience comes from a lifetime of caring for my own pets and the farm animals I grew up with. I currently own a Roborovski hamster.
Overnight includes 24-hour pet, house and plant care. There will be dinner and breakfast for your pet plus a sleepover. This is a great option for long trips away from outgoing/social pets.
I am available for morning, afternoon and evening visits, Sunday to Saturday. Availabilty may become limited if other clients have already booked on the dates you request.
One 30-Minute Visit: $26
One 30-Minute Dog Walk: $21, plus $5 per additional doggie
30-Minute Meet & Greet: FREE
Keep your keys on file free of charge.
Melissa did an incredible job. She's very communicative and I had absolutely 0 issues with her throughout, my boy was very well taken care of. Will 100% use again in the future!
Highly recommend Melissa! She took care of our cat who is very shy and introverted. We really appreciated the daily updates and the care and concern. Will definitely get Melissa's help again!
Certified Pet First Aid provider through Walks 'n' Wags
Criminal background check completed through VPD and Urban Tails
Experience reducing and preventing stress reactions in felines
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