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Recent Pet Care reviews in East Melbourne

I am so satisfied with the services of Felicity and his partner, they looked after my dog really well while i was away, they both are very easy going and friendly I highly recommend her ⭐️

Dog Boarding

$150

Took great care of my kitten. Very punctual and meticulous to the task. Provided regular updates and photos. Couldn’t be happier!

Cat/kitten sitting

$100

Great job done by Thomas! Looked after the chickens really well.

Feed three chickens for 3 days

$30

Excellent efficient and very helpfull

Pick up 2 small poly water tanks.

$80

Excellent communication super reliable and responsible, couldn’t have asked for a better carer! Thank you so much Monika!

Care for 2x rabbits for 4 days

$60

Excellent communication from the start and I knew I was in good hands. Antony and Alex are very reliable and caring. They even set up a few cardboard box houses for my bunnies. I could not have asked for more! Will use again for sure! Thanks again guys :)

Care for 2x rabbits for 5 days

$75

What's the average cost of a pet care expert in East Melbourne

$70 - $181

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$70

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$110

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$181

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What do pet care services include?

Pet care services go beyond basic care for your pets - they can also help with boarding, companionship, and exercise. Importantly, they can help you look after your pet if you’re unable to or if you’ll be away. Here are a range of pet care services available to help with your pet:

Pet sitting & boarding

Most pet owners consider boarding kennels for their pets when they’re heading away overnight or for an extended period, but your pet can also stay in your home or in the home of a registered pet sitter. Some pet boarding services also offer a day care service for those pets that don’t like to be left alone during the day. At a pet-boarding service, your pet will receive food, exercise, and comfortable bedding as well as the company of people and dogs around them. There may also be music and air conditioning in some places. Or if you choose a pet, dog, or cat sitting services, your pet can stay in familiar surroundings and keep to their routine. This is especially helpful for anxious pets or those that need constant supervision.

Dog walking & exercise

If you’re working long hours or heading away on holiday, dog walking services can help your pooch get their daily workout to keep them happy and healthy. During the walk, they’ll burn off energy and ward of feelings of boredom and restlessness for when they’re back home alone. You can book dog walking as a one-off or regular service, and your dog may be walked with others if it’s comfortable with socialisation. Your dog walker will use your dog’s normal collar and lead, plus bring along treats to encourage good behaviour. They’ll walk your dog for around 30 minutes, before bringing them safely back into your home or yard.

Washing & grooming

Washing and grooming are necessary for every pet’s health and wellbeing. Specialised pet grooming (including cat grooming and dog grooming) services are equipped to bathe your pet with minimal mess and fess. Your pet groomer will wash and dry your pet’s coat, clip fur, trim nails, and administer any pest treatments in a single appointment. You’ll likely need to book pet grooming around once a month, ensuring your brush your pet’s fur to keep it clear of dirt between appointments.

Dog training

Getting help with dog training can be the quickest way to a house-trained and obedient pet. Dog training will help to improve your dog’s behaviours such as digging, jumping, and barking, while also giving them a chance to socialise with other dogs. Training can be done individually or as part of a group. Many new pet owners enrol their dogs into puppy preschool from as young as 8 weeks to encourage good behaviour early on.

Recent Pet Care tasks in East Melbourne

Check on cat’s safety asap

$80

Kew East VIC, Australia

19th Jan 2023

I need someone to go to my house and look through the bathroom window and check that the bath is empty. Sometimes the bath doesn’t drain and I’m suddenly very worried about my cat’s safety if it has been left full and he falls in. I need someone asap, like now ideally. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 20 January 2023

David was very helpful and went above and beyond, thank you very much!

Care for my pet dog - Maltese sitzu

$250

Balwyn VIC 3103, Australia

18th Jan 2023

My 9 year old pet dog Maltese Sitzu needs care from 30 Jan to 15 Feb at your place. He is registered and well trained and a very happy and friendly pet dog. Can be kept inside or outside. Not fussy or demanding at all and easily manageable.Very loveable and delightful to be with. Dog Food and bed will be supplied. See pics attached. Let me know if suits you.

Dog grooming and clipping

$150

Balwyn North VIC 3104, Australia

5th Jan 2023

mobile grooming cavoodle - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 6 January 2023

Vegetable garden watered and chooks let out and locked up

$400

Blackburn VIC, Australia

4th Jan 2023

I’m going camping for about 12 days and need someone to water the vegetable garden each day and take care of two chickens. The tasks could be easily completed in half an hour excluding travel time. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 9 January 2023

Water indoor/outdoor plants - 7, 9, 13 Jan

$100

Kew VIC, Australia

1st Jan 2023

Seeking someone to water my indoor plants & a couple of outdoor potted plants on 7, 9 and 13 January. Takes 10 mins to water the indoor plants (circa 25 plants of all shapes & sizes) which are all neatly placed on the kitchen bench for ease of watering. Takes 10 mins to water 4 x outdoor potted plants at back and front of house. Ideally someone who lives in and around the Kew area so it is not too much travel time. Job would take 20-25 mins max on each day. - Due date: Before Saturday, 14 January 2023

James was great. He helped me out by watering my indoor and outdoor plants (and there are many!). Very kind guy, great communicator and reliable. Highly recommend.

Pet housing

$600

Burwood VIC, Australia

26th Dec 2022

Hello, Will you able to do pet housing, I got a swiss shepher. We are going to oversea for 10 days, and we was found a pet housing, but now I cant contact them, I wondering will you able to help me. Thanks a lot!

Cat sitting our two cats

$420

Kew East VIC, Australia

19th Dec 2022

I'm Jess - mum to two cats, Hommus and Olive! My husband, daughter and I are planning to go camping after Christmas and are looking for someone to catsit and housesit.. I'm wondering if you might be available and interested to chat further to see if it might suit you? The dates are 27 Dec to approximately 3 Jan. We are in a double story unit in Kew East. The area is lovely, quiet and close to lots of big parks. Good public transport and cafes (excellent hot chocolate shop). - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 27 December 2022

Puppy sitting at my house

$150

Blackburn VIC, Australia

18th Dec 2022

We need someone to mind our 12 week old corgi puppy from 4pm to 9pm on 24th december. This includes playing inside, feeding kibble and taking out to our yard for potty breaks. He is crate trained and a good puppy. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 24 December 2022

Sarah was great. Our corgi puppy loved her and everything was left clean and tidy. Would book again in a heartbeat.

Professionally groom my extra large dog

$90

Burwood VIC, Australia

16th Dec 2022

My dog is an extra large arctic breed with two coats (very fluffy). He is an Alaskan Malamute X Anatolian Shepherd weighing 60 kgs. He is very calm and relaxed and does not mind being groomed. I need someone professional to groom him before the summer heat :) Located in Burwood. - Due date: Flexible

Blythe was extremely professional and super friendly! Would highly recommend to anyone looking for any tasks to be completed! :)

Roof rafter reinforcement around evaporative cooler area

$5

Blackburn North VIC 3130, Australia

16th Dec 2022

Open budget Roof rafter checking/reinforcement around the evaporative cooler area by a professional - Due date: Before Saturday, 31 December 2022

Nice and professional !

Build my cats playground / chuck out old playground

$125

Doncaster VIC, Australia

14th Dec 2022

Need someone to build my cats playhouse and chuck out the old one as I can’t put the hard stuff away in my apartment complex. Thank you. - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 14 December 2022

She was great! 100% recommend

Dog sitting

$40

Hawthorn VIC, Australia

12th Dec 2022

Sit with Charlie The Staffy from 11.30am sharp to about 5 Just sitting , company , hugs is all - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 16 December 2022

Cat sitting

$25

Balwyn North VIC 3104, Australia

16th Nov 2022

Requiring someone experienced with cats sitting. Dates required 16th December - 6nd of January. Balinese 2 years Siberian 2 years fed twice a day. They are used to being inside. I will supply bedding and food. I can drop off and pick up the cats. Happy to pay $25/ day - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 16 December 2022

Dog sitter Sat 5/11 - 6/11

$40

Camberwell VIC, Australia

2nd Nov 2022

I am looking for a dog sitter on Saturday approx midday 5/11 - 6/11 approx 11am. Daisy is a 7 year old puggle that is house trained. - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 5 November 2022

Thank you Bettina!

Require Dog Sitter for our Spitz for 1.5 Months

$400

Blackburn VIC, Australia

30th Oct 2022

Hi there, Requiring a dog sitter for our lovely Japanese Spitz puppy from November 2nd to December 18th. Her name is Umi and she is 4 months old. She is friendly and loves interacting with other people and other dogs. We will supply you with food and her toys. Will also supply a patch of grass every three weeks as she is toilet trained on grass but may need some reinforcement as she will be in a new environment. Thank you for your help ☺️ - Due date: Before Sunday, 18 December 2022

Thank you Jacqueline for looking after Umi. Always kept us updated and looking her so well. Thank you 😊

Cat sitter needed for 1month

$250

Blackburn North VIC 3130, Australia

24th Oct 2022

Hi I have 2 cats: Marnie, Finn (indoors) who will need a cat sitter to look after them for 1month from 8/11-12/12 while we travel. Both are very affectionate and docile. We will supply all the required supplies. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 8 November 2022

Dogsitter 1month

$400

Blackburn North VIC 3130, Australia

23rd Oct 2022

Hi I have a 1.5 year old golden retriever (Ms Marley) who needs a dogsitter for 1 month because I’ll be travelling during that time. She’s very affectionate and toilet trained. Will be providing all the required dog supplies. Thanks! - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 8 November 2022

Dogsitter for Japanese Spitz

$400

Blackburn VIC, Australia

9th Oct 2022

Hi my grandma has a Japanese Spitz dog who needs a dogsitter for 3 weeks from tomorrow. She’s very well behaved and toilet trained. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 10 October 2022

Dog boarding

$100

Box Hill VIC, Australia

23rd Sep 2022

Hi I need someone to help me care for Honey my dog as we are going away for a week from 7th Oct-14th Oct. Honey is a very affectionate dog and she doesn’t need walks or vigorous exercise. She normally sleeps and go to the toilet once/twice a day. Will provide her bed, food and leash

Jessica was fantastic, she took care of my dog honey for a week while I was overseas and gave me daily updates on her. Honey felt right at home! Thank you and I highly recommend Jessica.

Pet Boarding

$250

Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia

11th Sep 2022

Hi there, Just wondering if you would like to take care of my two staffy's Charli and Blaze. They pretty much sleep all day once they have been exercised in the morning and love to cuddle up at night. The dates are 15-20th September. Looking forward to hearing back from you soon. Kind Regards, Francine - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 15 September 2022

Luissa is such a fantastic house sitter - Luissa keeps in contact, sends photos and you can tell how much she enjoys being with animals. Charli developed a skin irritation while I was away and Luissa felt very comfortable contacting me and resolving the issue. The dogs were happy and chilled when I arrived and the house was super tidy. Luissa was also very flexible and accommodating. I can highly recommend her services and I will definitely be booking her again in the future.