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Alisha

Caring Pet Sitting

Victoria
2 times favorited
2 recurring guests
Last booked 4 days ago
Last contacted 2 days ago
Lives with 2 cats
Usually responds within one hour
17 h ago
Last activity
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Response time
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
10 CAD for each additional pet
20 CAD
/walk
All services and rates

About Alisha

Thank you for considering me as a pet sitter for your lovely pets! I am a passionate animal lover with two cats of my own and I would love to have the opportunity to get to know even more pets here in Victoria. As a pet owner I know how important it is to find someone you trust to take care of your fur babies while you are away so as a pet sitter I always promise detailed communication, reliable service, and a caring and loving environment for you pets. 

At this time I am only able to pet sit at your own home as my older cat Indie does find new introductions to be quite stressful. However I am more than happy to travel to your home to spend some quality time with your pet while you are away or take your dogs for additional walks. I am available for dog walks as well as once or twice a day home visits. Home visits are half an hour long and involve feeding, playing and generally spending time with your pet as well as outside time in your yard for a dog and litter box clean for a cat. I am also comfortable with small animals (rodents, birds, fish etc.) as I currently have fish myself and have had pet rats in the past. As part of a home visit I am happy to water a few plants and send photos of each pet along with a short update of how they are doing. Dog walks are also half an hour however we can absolutely book longer sessions by selecting ex. 2 dog walks in a day.

As mentioned above I do have cats currently: Indie is 13 and is a grumpy but very loving kitty, Milo is a sweet 2 year old youngster with lots of energy. I have experience with small animals and grew up in a household with many dogs and cats. I have some dog training experience and would be happy to continue working on specific training skills with your dog while you are away or while we are out on a walk. 

I always do a meet and greet prior to committing to a booking just to make sure that your pets and I are a good fit. While I do take some bookings further from my home, I do prioritize bookings I can walk/transit to. However, I do have a car available for emergency purposes and my partner would be on call to bring the car to me should your pet need a vet visit. 

Alisha's services

At your home

Dog Walking
An experienced dog walker will pick up your dog from your home for a 30 min walk
10 CAD for each additional pet
20 CAD
/walk
One home visit a day
Book a pet sitter to stop by your home to feed and play with your pet
20 CAD
/day
Two home visits a day
Two drop-in visits for your pet
35 CAD
/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
Gill (Gillian), 2022-08-09

Alisha took wonderful care of my two kitties. she was very reliable, conscientious, and took the time to send me updates about how my cats were doing. I felt very comfortable leaving them in Alisha’s care :)

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Home Visits
Julia, 2022-08-04

Alisha is fantastic! Very friendly, easygoing, and provided consistent updates and communication throughout my trip. My kitty was happy as a clam when I got home 😊

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Alisha's Pets

Indie
Cat
Milo
Cat

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English & French & Other
+10 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques
As a youth I spent quite a lot of time volunteering for my local animal shelter. This certainly jump started my passion for rescue pets and solidified the importance of being able to work with any behavioural pieces a pet might come with. Both my current cats are rescues from the SPCA and my older cat in particular had some behavioural and trust challenges that we have been able to work through really well. She has certainly come out of her shell and is incredibly trusting now. I also have experience with behavioural challenges with dogs including anxiety and reactivity towards other dogs and people. Using positive reinforcement training along with a healthy dose of patience, I have been able to successfully work on diminishing anxiety in my family dog as well as work to address reactivity on walks.

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

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Alisha

Alisha

Caring Pet Sitting

Victoria
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
10 CAD for each additional pet
20 CAD
/walk
All services and rates
Contact Alisha

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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