John & Rachel House Sitters @ Glenelg
John & Guest's Pets
I have always had the responsibility of keeping pets since I was a young child.
Before I had left school I had kept lots of animals ranging from chickens to birds of prey, many types of reptiles ranging from Geckos to Goannas, and pythons to dangerous snakes as all sorts of mammals from hopping mice to a fox! I was also working every Weekend at a local pet shop and spending my lunch breaks at school in the science lab caring for the rodents and reptiles kept there. I got my drivers licence when I was still at school aged 16 and was soon working school holidays picking up animals belonging to the Gorge Wildlife Park near Adelaide and taking them to Shopping Centres where they would be put on display under my care. I would pick up a ute & trailer loaded with animals including a koala, donkey a monkey etc.
When I was 17 I drove to Bundaberg in Queensland to work at the Dreamtime Reptile Reserve.
As an adult I have kept dogs, cats, possums and wallabies, rats and mice including native species. Freshwater an Marine fish as well as many species of reptiles birds and amphibians.
Skills and qualificationsI was the President of the South Australian Herpetology Group for a while. I was on the committee of the South Australian Reptile and Frog Expo. I have a few wildlife websites including one used by the Qld Education Dept. I have also supplied Reptile Photographs to newspapers, the US Army, the Hawaiian Wildlife Authority, and they have been used in several books. I also manage several Facebook pages including one focussing on Dogs.
About John & Rachel House Sitters
We are able to house sit and have had experience looking after most types of animals and pets including, dogs,cats, birds (including birds of prey), mammals including rodents and marsupials, as reptiles (including snakes, and Monitors)
Distance willing to travel to visit your home.
Accepted Pet Types
Accepted Pet size
Level of adult supervision.
Pets will never be left unattended
The number of potty breaks provided per day.
The number of walks provided per day.
Last minute bookings.
John's service is located in or nearby Glenelg, South Australia. Book via PetBacker for Insurance, Payment protection & 24x7 support.