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Marissa

Loving Pet Sitter/ Dog Walker

Toronto
1 time favorited
1 recurring guest
Lives with 2 cats
Usually responds within one hour
<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Home visits
Min. 30-minute visits in your home
23 CAD for two visits a day
15 CAD
/day
All services and rates

About Marissa

Hi!

I'm Marissa, and I'm the person that hangs out with the pets at parties. I provide pet sitting services near Yonge and Eglinton, between Lawrence/ St Clair and Avenue Road/Laird or downtown, between Bloor/King and Bathurst/Church. I can provide service downtown in early afternoons, and in the Yonge/Eglinton area in the evening and on weekends.

I have two cats (Billy and Willy), and have been a volunteer dog walker (Canine Enrichment) with the Toronto Humane Society for over 7 years. I also grew up with dogs and cats, and have looked after pets for my friends on several occasions. My two kitties are rather shy and nervous, so I'm very used to dealing with pets that are shy of strangers and winning their confidence! As a volunteer dog walker, I've dealt with all kinds of personalities, breeds, and energy levels. I've also been educated in basic clicker training and can continue with any training programs you may have started.

I understand that it can be difficult to find someone to care for your pets while you're away - I'm here to help! I provide:

Cat Sitting

- minimum 45 minute visits

- I will do the basics, including feeding, changing water, and cleaning the litter box

- plus playtime or cuddles, whatever your cat wants!

- daily email updates with pictures of your pets (on request)

Dog Walking

- occasional dog walks only; I am not available as a regular afternoon walker as I don't work in the neighbourhood

- length of walk depends on your dog's needs and energy levels

- approximately 30 minute dog walks on weekdays

- longer walks available on weekends.

- Shorter walks don't mean less enrichment, though! I'll spend time with your dog however they're most comfortable - waking, playing, or just cuddles! I can walk up to two dogs at a time.

I can absolutely tailor my services to your pet's specific needs, including providing medication - just contact me to discuss! I would be happy to send you daily updates with pictures of your pets if requested. During my pet sitting session, I will also water your plants, check your mail, and do basic cleaning.

Marissa's services

At your home

Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
23 CAD for two visits a day
15 CAD
/day

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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Home Visits
Meridith, 2019-07-09

Marissa took care of our elderly cat, and did a great job! She was very easy to communicate with, and responsive to all of our requests. Marissa has a nice, gentle manner and our cat seemed very comfortable with her. We will feel safe leaving our cat in Marissa's hands again.

Availability

Marissa's Pets

Billy
Cat
Willy
Cat

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English & French
< 1 years of experience

Can Administer

Oral medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer

Stats

<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
3w ago
Last activity
SMS
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Email
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Marissa

Marissa

Loving Pet Sitter/ Dog Walker

Toronto
Home visits
Min. 30-minute visits in your home
23 CAD for two visits a day
15 CAD
/day
All services and rates
Contact Marissa

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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