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“I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed.

These things, to me, are expressions of love.”

R James Herriot


Holidays, business trips, short breaks, new puppy, aged or sick pet requiring medication, are just a few of the reasons you may need our pet sitting service.

Leaving your pet in the comfort of their own home provides a more relaxed and happy environment. This is also great option for multi pet households as they get to stay together and are usually covered in the one price*.  

During pet sitting visits we will:
Feed your pet
Replenish water
Exercise, cuddles & affection
Clean kitty litter trays & poop scoop lawns
Administer medications required
Bring in your mail
Check home security
Put out / bring in rubbish bins
Turn on / off  night lights if required

We are happy to discuss any additional requirements you may require.

We provide a 24/7, 7 day a week emergency call out service for our clients.


Dog visits

1 x visit - $30

2 visits per day - $45

As dogs require walks and more attention please contact us for a quote regarding smaller animal non dog visits.

No extra charge for public holidays.


Midday pet sitting visits

For new puppies / aged or sick pet or maybe you need to work later than expected, owe can call in and provide the care they need.  

Stuck at work and worried about your pet during a thunderstorm or hot day, we will always try to accommodate short notice visits and emergencies although priority will be given to our regular clients.

From $20 

These pet sitting fees cover up to 2 dogs or 1 dog with two additional smaller pets (cats, rabbits).   This is to ensure we have sufficient time to provide adequate care for each pet.  Extra pets please call for a quote.

Frequently Asked Questions

This can be arranged on the initial consultation but you can either provide a key or if you dog is used to being outside (with suitable shelter) they can be collected from your property.
We will walk dogs alone or in pairs unless you specifically want your dog walked alone. We can walk three dogs from the same household together after an initial assessment, your dogs safety is always our first priority.
We will obtain this information from you on our initial visit. If your vet is not available we will use our vet, If it is an afterhour’s emergency we will take them to the Centre for Animal Referral and Emergency in Collingwood unless you have requested alternatively.
Your dog will be walked on lead at all times unless you request otherwise. If you want your dog to run off leash this will only be done at a secure off lead area. We will not let your dog/s off leash until we get to know them and are comfortable with their recall.
Yes, we are happy to walk in light rain for the health and safety of your dog we do not walk in heavy rain, hail, thunder, lightning or extreme heat.
All services are paid in advance by Electronic funds transfer or cash payments can be made on the initial visit.
Call or email to arrange an obligation free consultation. This is an important decision and you need to feel comfortable with the person looking after your pets. We will be happy to answer any questions and meet the fur family.


We will care for your pets when you can't be there. The well being of your pets will always be our priority

We offer a variety of pet services to assist you and most importantly keep your pets happy and healthy

Book an obligation free consultation to meet us and discuss how we can alleviate some of the stress in your life, by caring for your precious pets.


Operating 365 days a year, from early morning to early evening.

Our pet services are available throughout the Doncaster, Donvale, Templestowe, Lower Plenty, Eltham & Warrandyte areas.

Follow our link - Layne's Favourite Places - to see some of our favourite walks in and around Manningham.