Hi, I am a responsible, 30 year old animal lover. I have a degree in Psychology, during which I studied learning and motivation in animals. I am currently attending a nutrition school online so my work hours are extremely flexible. I sadly lost my own little companion, Oreo, 4 years ago. My apartment doesn't allow dogs but I need them in my life to feel fulfilled. Nothing lifts your mood or makes a house a home like a dog!
I promise to treat your dog like my own, the way I would've wanted my dog to be treated if I hired someone. They are family members not just pets. If I can help your dog feel a little less lonely during the day or night then I'm there! If they need fresh air and exercise then I'm there for that too!
I am also very knowledgeable about freshwater fish, especially tropical. I have owned many types of fish and have humanely bred Cichlids and raised the fry into adulthood. I can help care for fry, do tank cleaning and assess for possible illness. I will fish sit for your vacations or do check-ins, automatic feeders can malfunction. Filters, heaters and water levels should be monitored and an illness could be caught early.
FYI, I'm a non-smoker.
It is important we are on the same page before agreeing to work together. The following information is good to know so you can decide upfront if my services are a fit before we get to know each other. I feel this information is a good filter for you to save time when searching for prospective doggie caregivers. I hope this answers some FAQs for you. : )
*Important information to be agreed upon prior to services rendered (please read below)*
Service rates are per dog. Multiple dogs will cost extra. We can work out a group rate, for example, $15 per dog could be $25 for two, $35 for three, $40 for four, etc. Rates and services are subject to change. I offer customized rates for all services as I see fit. When combining multiple services, I am open to negotiating a price. For example, I charge a discounted 30 minute walking rate of $5/day, if you want daily walks included during an overnight sit. If you are outside of my service area we can discuss a custom quote with gas factored into the price. Meet and Greets will cost the same as a home visit(day), $15 (Meet and Greets & Home Visits(Day) = 30 minutes). All agreed upon quotes need to be paid up front before any services are rendered. For my own security, my schedule (date, time and address of client) are given to a trusted third party before scheduled date of service. This information will be kept completely confidential.
-If you agree to the above items, send a detailed message through this site and I will reply with a custom quote. Mentioning that you have read this 'disclaimer' is helpful so I know you have read and are comfortable with my terms Thank you for taking the time to review the tedious 'fine print' : )
Please feel free to inquire with any questions or concerns you may have. I want you to be comfortable with my services.
I wish you the best of luck finding the perfect fit for all your dog care needs. I hope I can accommadate most things but if not I want your dog to be happy with whomever you choose, bottom line. Happy animals are what matter most at the end of the day!
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