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25 years of caring for Dogs in the Military & Secuirty Industry

Mark

Summerleas Close, HP25PW, Hemel Hempstead
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About Mark

I possess extensive experience in pet care, both in my personal life & throughout my 25-year career in the Military & Security Industry. My deep affection for animals sets me apart as a compassionate & reliable pet sitter. My experience provides a strong sense of responsibility, attentiveness, & the ability to handle various situations with calmness & professionalism. These qualities translate directly into the pet care services | provide, ensuring reliability, trustworthiness, & capability of handling any unexpected circumstances that may arise. Furthermore, I have received training & also instructed in Enhanced Dog First Aid, provided instruction to numerous service dog handlers on advanced lifesaving techniques, catering to both general-purpose & specialized high-risk environment dogs. This training allows for a quick & effective response in case of any medical emergencies or injuries that may occur while your pet is under my care. Ensuring | am equipped to handle any health-related concerns & provide immediate assistance if needed. Currently, I maintain a flexible schedule, working four days a week, which grants me ample time to devote to the well-being of your beloved pet. Additionally, I am fortunate to have my partner available at home while I am working, ensuring constant care & offering you peace of mind, knowing that your loved one is in good hands. Throughout my career spanning 25 years, I have acquired expertise in Enhanced Dog First Aid and Protection. Rest assured, both your cherished pet and your home will receive utmost safety and protection during your absence. To provide an extra layer of protection, all dogs under my care are equipped with temporary Apple Air tags, enabling me to track their whereabouts & ensure their well-being throughout their time with me. My experience enhances my ability to provide a safe & secure environment, along with the skills necessary to handle any unforeseen circumstances that may arise, demonstrating a well-rounded & capable pet care provider. I have received training & also instructed in Enhanced Dog First Aid, provided instruction to numerous service dog handlers on advanced lifesaving techniques, catering to both general-purpose & specialized high-risk environment dogs. This training allows for a quick & effective response in case of any medical emergencies or injuries that may occur while your pet is under my care. Ensuring | am equipped to handle any health-related concerns & provide immediate assistance if needed. Currently, I maintain a flexible schedule, working four days a week, which grants me ample time to devote to the well-being of your beloved pet. Additionally, I am fortunate to have my partner available at home while I am working, ensuring constant care & offering you peace of mind, knowing that your loved one is in good hands. To provide an extra layer of protection, all dogs under my care are equipped with temporary Apple Air tags, enabling me to track their whereabouts & ensure their well-being throughout their time with me. My previous experience enhances my ability to provide a safe & secure environment, along with the skills necessary to handle any unforeseen circumstances that may arise, demonstrating a well-rounded & capable pet care provider. I am qualified in the following: * Level 3 Award in Education and Training (PTLLS) * Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (CTLLS) * NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Health & Safety Leadership Excellence * Level 4 Certificate in Emergency Life Support, Enhanced First Aid & First Aid At Work * Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Dog Walking * Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Pet Sitting * Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Animal Health, Husbandry and Handling * Level 3 Certificate of Technical Competence in Animal Nutrition * Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Pet First Aid * Level 2 Certificate of Technical Competence in Animal Physiotherapy * Diploma in Pet Sitting & Dog Walking * Diploma Pet Psychology * Diploma in Veterinary Support Assistant * Diploma in Canine Communication * Diploma in Pet Nutrition You dog would be staying with us in our 3 bed family (no children) flat which has a secure private balcony, large playing field, enclosed play area & a nice wooded area located to the rear of our property. They would be walked twice a day & have access to the balcony for emergency toilet breaks.

Mark's dogs

Mark has no dogs at home

Mark's home

Total size of outdoor area: 50 m²

Garden
Terrace
Balcony

More details

I have previous experience of walking dogs
I have previous experience of boarding dogs
I can provide references upon request
I own a car suitable for transporting dogs
I can administer oral medication
I can administer injected medication
I have a qualification in animal care
I have volunteered in animal shelters

Services and fees

Veterinary coverage & 24/7 phone support included

Dog boarding

Overnight in the dog sitter's home
£28
Pick-up / drop-off
Maximum distance: 50 km
+£20
Public holiday rate
£30
Puppy rate
£30
Extra dog rate
£22
I accept dogs of all sizes
Including puppies

Dog walking

Around your neighbourhood for 1h
£30
Public holiday rate
£35
Puppy rate
£30
Extra dog rate
£10
I accept dogs of all sizes
Including puppies

Dog day care

During the day in the dog sitter's home
£24
Pick-up / drop-off
Maximum distance: 50 km
+£20
Public holiday rate
£25
Puppy rate
£25
Extra dog rate
£16
I accept dogs of all sizes
Including puppies

Availability

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Location

Mark

Summerleas Close, HP25PW, Hemel Hempstead

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