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MaKayla Q.

$22/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Pet Requirements

  • 1-20 lbs
  • 20-40 lbs
  • 40-80 lbs
  • 80+ lbs
All Ages OK

MaKayla's Resident Pets

Duke
Catahoula Leopard Dog
Male
48 old
Cajun
Manchester Terrier
Female
72 old

MaKayla's House

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Children at home (Under 5 years old)
Large Yard
100% fenced & locked
Smoke-free home
Pets allowed on furniture
Air-conditioned inside
Great for senior pets

About MaKayla

15 Years Experience Caring For Dogs
Hello there! My name is MaKayla. I am an experienced veterinary technician looking to open my own business and starting from home seems to be the perfect solution. I am experienced with all sorts of animals, including exotics and large animals. I have owned horses, dogs, small exotics, and reptiles. I am willing to work with any and all animals and am excited to do so! Coming from a veterinary background, I have had 9 years of experience in technical duties such as administering controlled drugs, recovering pets from surgery, monitoring patients, setting catheters, blood draws, injecting medications, and much more.

MaKayla’s Pet Paradise
Boarding Services (cats included)
Small - $22/night (up to 8 lbs)
Medium - $24 / night (9lbs – 20 lbs)
Large - $26 / night (20lbs – 40lbs)
Extra Large - $28 / night (40lbs and above)
Exotics - $30 / night (specializing in birds, ferrets, rabbits, rats, squirrels, guinea pigs, and much more)
Equine - $35 / visit (equine facilities on property coming soon)

**Pets who stay with us for at least 15 days will receive a free bath!

As a veterinary technician, I am able to provide home medical care. If your pet has special needs such as insulin or subcutaneous fluid administration, I will be able to accommodate accordingly.

Holiday rates will be posted during season!

For your comfort and your pet’s health, daily weight will be logged.


Grooming Services
Bath - $15 per pet (oatmeal shampoo will be used unless personal shampoo is brought)
Nail Trim w/ Dremel - $15 per pet
Shave Down - $20 per pet (general shave so that the pet is comfortable)
Trim - $36 per pet (Wanting something less, not more? I will be able to trim down your fur baby so that their coat still looks nice and full but, a bit easier to maintain while it looks maintained!)
Ear Cleaning and Plucking - $10 per pet
Anal Glands - $10 per pet



Vaccination Requirements
Before your pet can be boarded at MaKayla’s Pet Paradise, proof of the following Vaccinations is required.

Many vaccination protocols are being changed. You should talk with your veterinarian about each disease and your pet’s yearly vaccination requirements.

Rabies

Rabies vaccinations for pets are required by law. They are usually given between 4 and 6 months old. Depending on state law, boosters may be given yearly and or every 3 years. Again, be sure to follow your veterinarian’s recommendations.
Canine Distemper Vaccination

This is a composite of several diseases. Depending on the combination your Veterinarian uses, it may include some or all of the following:

• Distemper
• Canine hepatitis
• Leptospirosis
• Parainfluenza
• Parvovirus
• Corona virus
• Bordetella

These vaccines add additional protection against coughing viruses; they are given every six months to one year depending on your Veterinarian’s recommendations.


Feline Distemper Vaccination (FVRCP)

This is also a composite vaccine, containing mostly upper respiratory diseases including Panleukopenia, Feline Viral Rhinotrachetis, and Calici Pneumonitis. PLEASE DO NOT GET YOUR CAT VACCINATED 24-48 HOURS PRIOR TO BOARDING.

Feline Leukemia Virus (FELV)
Known as a “friendly cat” disease. Saliva is the most common way cats can spread the disease: sharing food bowls and grooming each other – hence, the term “friendly cat” disease. Queens can also spread the virus to their kittens in utero, by nursing, or by grooming. Kittens under 16 weeks of age are most susceptible to catching the disease. For this reason, some people advocate vaccinating all “negative” kittens against FELV to insure their protection. Adult cats seem to have more natural resistance. (But that does NOT mean it’s ok to let your healthy cat run among the FELV positive cats!)

Like most reputable pet care facilities, MaKayla’s Pet Paradise requires proof of vaccination before your pet can board. This is not only for the protection of your pet, but also for the protection of other pets in the care of MaKayla’s Pet Paradise. Without proof of current vaccinations MaKayla’s Pet Paradise is unable to board your pet.

Additional Activities
While you are on vacation, you plan to have fun! So as the responsible party for your pet while you are away, MaKayla’s Pet Paradise seeks to make your pet(s) stay as comfortable and fun as possible! Activities such as swimming, dog parks, and beach walks will be planned for the duration of your pet’s stay as long as a consent form is signed.

Equine Services
I knew how to ride and care for a horse before I could walk. It is my passion. I am offering equine services to your barn while you are on vacation. I am experienced in both English and Western riding on all different levels of horses. If you would like to know more about how I can help you and your horse, please message me for more details.
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Can administer oral medicine
Can administer injected medicine
CPR / First-Aid certified
Special Needs Accommodated
  • Pets recovering from surgery
  • Separation anxiety
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Leash Pulling
  • Not yet house-trained
  • Advanced senior issues

MaKayla Q.

$22/night
Other Sitters Nearby
  • Same day bookings are OK
  • Cancellation Policy:
    Flexible

Availability

  • Available
  • Unavailable
  • 1 Spot Left
  • Booked
  • Last updated February 12, 2016

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Services & Rates

Boarding Overnight At MaKayla's Home
$22 /night
  • Watches up to 3 dogs/night
  • Dogs will never be left unattended
  • Dogs will have full access outside for potty breaks
  • 3+ walks/day
  • Pets can sleep wherever they want
Daycare At MaKayla's Home
$15 /day
  • Watches up to 4 dogs/day
Home Visits
$25 /visit
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
Training
$30 /hour
Grooming
$23 /min
$42 /max
Baths
$15 /bath
Pick-Up/Drop-Off
$20 each way
  • Willing to travel 25 miles
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