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Tara

Your Best Paw Forward

Toronto
3 times favorited
1 recurring guest
Last contacted 6 days ago
Last active 3 days ago
Lives with 2 cats
Usually responds within one hour
<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
5 CAD for each additional pet
15 CAD
/walk
All services and rates

About Tara

Dogs, just like you and I, each have their own unique needs, personality, and abilities, which often means that the type of care and companionship they need is not a one size fits all. My goal, therefore in working with dogs is not only to promote their health, happiness, and wellbeing, but to recognize and respect their own individual character!

I also tend to work with, although am never limited to, connecting with dogs that do experience some anxiety, reactivity, are socially shy/timid, or just prefer more independent environments from pack walks. Whatever their personal character, I love and advocate for all dogs :)

☆Please note for dog services below, I always organize a 25 min, in-home Meet & Greet with yourself and your bud to complete their personalized pet profile, answer any questions you may have, and receive directions for any keys or lockbox passwords.☆

SERVICES

■ Seeking some healthy, outdoor fun for your bud?

▪︎30 & 60 minute one-on-one walks avail., including visits to nearby parks and or your buds favourite spots

▪︎Pace & distance adjusted depending on dogs needs (dog jogging avail.)

▪︎Water pack and treats provided during all walks (please note if your dog has any food allergies or intolerances)

▪︎For safety purposes, an LED collar light can be provided for evening walks

▪︎Photo and text updates provided

■ Away for any length of time and want a companion for your bud?

Options include:

▪︎IN-HOME OVERNIGHT SITTING

- incl. 1 evening feeding & walk

-1 morning feeding & walk

- unlimited bathroom breaks, playtime and any affection/cuddles that your bud may need

- regular text and photo updates

-Avail. Monday through Sunday

▪︎Custom

▪︎1 HOUR IN-HOME CHECK INS

- incl. 1 feeding & walk per check in

- Avail. weekday/weekend mornings & evenings

- Photo and text updates provided

*if you have more than one dog that needs care, just let me know!

Some small bits about myself: favourite past time of many is to people watch but I much prefer to pooch watch when I'm out and about! Have two little bubs at home - Dave and Cheryl - a brother and sister cat duo who we had rescued and were adamant about adopting before they could potentially be separated forever!

I began dog walking after I was approached to help two dog owners with their Standard Poodle, who had unfortunately gone through a string of elite walkers that regarded him as unmanageable due to their own business models. With patience and practice, we've certainly shown them wrong and I look forward to walking this intelligent, amazing guy each day!

I am currently avail. within the following boundaries:

▪︎As far north as Bloor, as far south as Queen▪︎As far west as Roncesvalles, as far east as Bathurst▪︎ but if you are just outside of this area, we can chat and I may be able to adjust accordingly! :)

Tara's services

At your home

Dog Walking
Find a dog walker to collect your dog from home and take your dog for a 30 min walk
5 CAD for each additional pet
15 CAD
/walk
House Sitting
Find a trusted home sitter to watch your pet overnight in your home
45 CAD
/night
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
30 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

Reviews

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Dog Walking
Jenna, 2019-11-25

Tara is amazing. Very accommodating and takes the time to train Ollie too.

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Tara's Pets

Cheryl
Cat
Dave
Cat

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English
< 5 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques

Can Administer

Oral medications
First aid and CPR for pets

Experience with

Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

Stats

<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
3d ago
Last activity
SMS
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Email
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Tara

Tara

Your Best Paw Forward

Toronto
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
5 CAD for each additional pet
15 CAD
/walk
All services and rates

Cancellation policy: Flexible

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

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