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Faith

Full Time Pet Carer - Uni. Of Edinburgh Accredited - 15 Years Professional Exp.

Dublin 12
59 times favorited
54 recurring guests
Last active 13 days ago
Lives with 1 dog and 6 pets
Lives with Jack Russell Terrier Pepper
Usually responds within one day
<5h
Response time
98.86%
Response rate
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
5 EUR for each additional pet
15 EUR
/walk
All services and rates

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Faith is currently not available to accept new requests.

About Faith

Welcome to my profile! Thank you for considering me as your pet sitter.

Pet care is my *full time* profession. Your pets will be cared for *by me* at *all times*.

I am trained in basic veterinary care, animal psychology, first aid, and training. I have twenty years personal experience with pets and fifteen years of professional experience.

Make sure to click through below for more info!!

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Your booking includes;

- 24-hour care

- Active socialisation with other pet guests

- Access to purpose-built doggy playroom

- Full supply of toys, bowls, and bedding

- A full schedule of activities as listed - including X2 daily walks

- Doggy seatbelt used in the car

- Maintenance of all training you are working on

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Pawesome Extras

From me;

- Doggy Taxi - pick up & drop off. Free in most areas. Please see map for applicable charges.

- Doggy Nail Trim - small: €5, medium: €10, large: €15

- Doggy Bath - small €10, medium: €15, large: €20

- Guinea Pig Groom - hair cut & brush, nail trim, grease gland wipe; €10 - nail trim only; €5

- Supply run: don’t have time to pick up pet supplies? Give me your list & petty cash and I’ll do it for you!

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Arranged by me;

- Full dog grooming with my

local groomer - During existing booking - FREE* - Without booking - €15**

* I will arrange dog grooming for you with my local groomer for free during your pets stay. I will inquire, quote a price, ask for pre-payment in cash based on the quote, and return all change and a receipt to you.

** Without a pre-existing booking, I will do the same as above, but ask for payment of €15 to collect your pet, bring them to the groomer and drop them home

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PLEASE NOTE

- Drop off starts at 7 am and last pick up is by 8 pm sharp.

Arrivals after 8 pm will not be answered and kindly requested to book in for an overnight stay.

- I live with my Jack Russell, Pepper (14 years old) and five guinea pigs

- I cannot care for cats in my home

- I take up to seven guests at a time.

- I cannot care for unneutered male dogs older than 6 months, unvaccinated pets, pets without a kennel cough vaccine or puppies younger than 4 months in my home

- Puppies of any breed must be 4 months or older with all vaccines.

Note: puppies younger than this should not be boarded by any reputable pet carer

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Requirements for Doggy Day Care/ Home Boarding

VACCINES

- DHPP (Diptheria, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza & Parvovirus)

- Bordatella (a.k.a Kennel Cough)

- Flea & worming treatment

- Home boarding includes all the benefits of doggy daycare with the added benefit of an overnight stay.

- All guests get their own room to sleep in at night.

- If you pet alerts me during the night for any reason, I respond immediately.

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Small Furries & Reptiles

Small furries and reptiles are monitored throughout the day via camera and in person.

I have a purpose built room for hampsters and guinea pigs with their own fridge for veggies, fresh supply of hay, bedding, soft furnishings, fresh water and toys.

This room is equipped with a camera connected to my phone for constant viewing.

I visit and provide small snacks from my vegetable garden every three hours minimum.

I conduct full cage cleans in the evening after 8pm when my dog clients have been settled/gone home for the evening.

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Dog Walks

Walks are 40 minutes long. For longer walks please book in for two walks on the same day. Always have treats, balls, sticks, & poop bags on hand. Experienced with leash training.

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Home Visits

Visits are 40 - 90 minutes per visit, depending on pet type and needs

30-minute walk is included for dogs for home visits

Playtime, feeding, water refills, clean any messes/cat litter trays, administer medications, let pets out to toilet

Will collect mail, water plants, take out trash etc. as requested.

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I sponsor;

Torre di Argentina Cat Sanctuary, Rome http://romancats.com/torreargentina/en/introduction.php

Baltimore Humane Society, Baltimore, MD, U.S.A https://bmorehumane.org/

L.A. Guinea Pig Rescue, Chatsworth, California, U.S.Ahttp://www.laguineapigrescue.com/

- - Recommended Vet - Bairbre O'Malley Veterinary Hospital https://goo.gl/g1tOQd - -

- - Recommend EMERGENCY Vet - Pet Emergency Hospital, U.C.D.,http://petemergencyhospital.ie/contact-us/ - -

Faith'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 EUR for each additional pet
15 EUR
/walk
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
35 EUR for two visits a day
25 EUR
/day

At the sitters's home

Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog or puppy at the sitter's home.
7 EUR for each additional pet
20 EUR
/day
Dog Boarding
Dog boarding is an overnight pet care service at your sitter's home
10 EUR for each additional pet
30 EUR
/night

Faith also offers

Dog training
Grooming
Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

Reviews

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Conscientious
Profile accuracy
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Value
Doggy Day Care
Cathal, 2019-08-21

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Doggy Day Care
John, 2019-08-15

Our dogs feel right at home , thanks Faith

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Faith's Pets

Galen
Guinea pig
Laoch
Coronet
Cottonball (cb)
Swiss
Aurea
Abyssinian
Sorrel
Teddy Bear
Saffron
Abyssinian
Pepper
Jack Russell Terrier

About Faith's Home

Accepted pets

Puppies
< 1 year
Dog sizes
0-40 kg
Dog ages
0-20 years
Dog sex
Female & Male
Small animals
rodents, rabbits, ...

Faith's home

A medium outdoor area
Has no kids
24/7 supervision
A fully fenced backyard
Emergency transport

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Urban, Beach & City park

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English & French & Italian
+10 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques
Can take care of exotic animals

I have advanced skills in dog care and small furries. I have intermediate experience with cats, farm animals, and reptiles. I have completed the following accredited courses:

  • Animal Welfare and Mgmt. - Bray Institute of Further Education (2018 - 2019)
  • Animal Behaviour and Welfare - The University of Edinburgh (2014 - present)
  • Introduction to Veterinary Medicine - The University of Edinburgh (2014 - present)
  • Chicken Behaviour and Welfare - The University of Edinburgh (2016 - 2017))
  • Dog Emotion and Cognition - Duke University (2015)
  • Animal Behaviour - The University of Melbourne (2016)
  • Canine Theriogenology for Dog Enthusiasts - University of Minnesota (2015 - 2016)
  • Dairy Production and Management - The Pennsylvania State University (2016 - 2017)
  • The Truth about Cats and Dogs - The University of Edinburgh (2017)

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1. Dogs

  • Have lived with three dogs in my life - Happy the Jack Russell, Snowy the Japanese Spitz and Pepper the Jack Russell
  • Comfortable & experienced with injected medications e.g. diabetes
  • Comfortable & experienced with giving oral medications oh all kinds
  • Advanced experience caring for senior dogs
  • Experience caring for pregnant dogs and puppies
  • Experienced with training techniques inc. obedience, leash training & command training
  • Experienced at walking large & giant dogs

2. Small Furries

  • I care for six guinea pigs - have cared for nine in my life
  • Astute at recognising signs of illness in small furries
  • Extensive experience in caring for pigs with health issues
  • Extensive experience administering medication
  • Experience bonding guinea pigs
  • Self-taught guinea pig groomer by grooming long-haired pigs throughout my life & career

3. Cats - home visits only

  • Primary carer for three private clients for 10 + years
  • Extensive experience caring for senior cats 16+ years old
  • Advanced experience administering medication
  • Experience caring for blind cats
  • Experience caring for anxious felines

4. Farm Animals

  • Raised part-time on two farms (Mullingar, Ireland and Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland)
  • Experience feeding, cleaning and medicating chickens, cows and sheep
  • Experience nail clipping & treating hoof issues
  • Sheepherding, medicating, milking and shearing - lamb care inc. hand feeding
  • Lamb feeding
  • Milking cows

Can Administer

Oral medications
First aid and CPR for pets
Injected medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

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Response time
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Faith

Faith

Full Time Pet Carer - Uni. Of Edinburgh Accredited - 15 Years Professional Exp.

Dublin 12
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
5 EUR for each additional pet
15 EUR
/walk
All services and rates

Unavailable

Faith is currently not available to accept new requests.

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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