Part-time pet care provider from Durham, NC with 10 years of experience and a background check available upon request
Durham, NC |
10+ years experience
Durham, NC | 10+ experience | part-time $10-15/hr
I was raised with three dogs in the house and was responsible for the care of one of those dogs, two of our dogs were show quality Old English Sheepdogs, and I helped my family in the care, grooming, and training of these dogs. I worked with a friend in her pet store. For her I cleaned cages and fed the snakes, mice, and rats as well as helping customers in exchange for room and board. This same friend at one time started breeding Wolf-Hybrids for sale; I helped her in the cares of these animals as well as helping re-socialize a pair of rescued Wolf-Hybrids that were not probably cared for. I have done pet sitting for several families, in one case the family bred and raised snakes and rabbits, they also had a small pet shop in their home; they went to NY for vacation for a week. I stayed in their home, fed the animals (mice/rats, a prairie dog, small snakes (fed every few days), large snakes (were fed the day the family left) and cleaned out the cages of the various animals. On several occasions I have provided companionship and care for cats or dogs for friends and acquaintances while they were on vacation or just out of town for the day. Over the years, I have had the following pets: Cats, Dogs, Turtles, Fresh-water fish, and Salt-water fish. I love animals and believe they deserve and require the best care that we can provide to them. I am very drawn to animals and they seem to be just as drawn to me, I often go into homes with animals that are stand offish to strangers and they seem to come around to me in just a matter of moments. Often the owner leaves the room and by the time they return their stand offish dog or cat has climbed into my lap of their own accord.
Willing to travel
Provides services for - Dogs
Provides services for - Cats
Provides services for - Birds
Provides services for - Fish
Provides services for - Amphibians
Provides services for - Mammals
Provides services for - Horses
Provides services for - Exotic Pets
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