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Deirdre & Liam

Small Pet Oasis

Groningen
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Response time
100%
Response rate
Dog boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
8 EUR for each additional pet
16 EUR
/night
All services and rates

About Deirdre & Liam

Hello!

We (Liam & Deirdre) moved here from Ireland nearly 4 months ago, and are really missing having a pet around!

Deirdre is a PhD student and Liam is an MA student, meaning that we both have spare time. We have got experience owning both cats and small dogs and would really love to take care of pets, as we don't have any pets of our own at the moment. We love to go for walks and explore the city, but also love to stay home and cuddle up on the sofa.

Deirdre's mum took her dog when she moved here, and Liam's mum took his cat, which really broke our hearts, but we knew it was for the best for our little babies, where they are happiest in the surroundings that they find familiar in their older age. As a result, we hope to do some pet sitting in order to cope with our lack of pets and prepare us for pet ownership in the Netherlands. Between us, we have had dogs, a cat, rats, a chipmunk and hamsters (Liam loves small animals like rats and mice and has lots of experience with them). So we are happy to accommodate any pets like that!

In terms of details, we live in an apartment with no upstairs or downstairs neighbours, so there is minimal noise from the street or neighbours, meaning that your pet will be in a calm environment! We live alone, so there are no housemates to deal with, and we have a 55 sq metre apartment, so relatively spacious. We have a small kitchen, a really spacious living/dining room, a bedroom and a bathroom, so it is a completely self-contained apartment. Pets are welcome wherever they like in the apartment - we don't have any pets ourselves, but we are happy to let the pet roam as they please! They are welcome to sleep where they like, including the sofa, but we will mimic whatever rules they have at home!

Though we live on the first floor, we have a communal garden (which is fenced, but we wouldn't leave pets alone in) in addition to a park on our street, so there are lots of options for walks. Also, we love walking so would be happy to walk your dog to Noorderplantsoen (15min walk from our house) or a nice walk in Stadspark. We would be happy to walk them for an hour a day - two 30 minute walks or one longer walk. We can accommodate up to two 45-minute walks a day, depending on the dog, their needs and habits!

Generally, one of the two of us is always home - Liam goes into Amsterdam 1 day per week (gone for 8 hours), but is otherwise home. Deirdre goes to works up to 3 days per week (6 to 8 hours) but is home on the days Liam is gone. However, we are often home together, meaning there is always someone ready for cuddles and walks! We both work on university work at home sometimes, but we take all our evenings and weekends off work, and usually, one of the weekdays we just relax at home. Overall, we are home a lot and ready to spend lots of time with your lovely little friend.

We are happy to walk, feed, play with, pet and love your little friends! Whatever we can do to occupy them and share our space with them, we will be happy to do. We live very centrally in Groningen and are happy to travel to wherever you may be if your pet doesn't like other people's homes.

Any questions, just let us know!

Deirdre & Liam's services

At the sitters's home

Dog Boarding
Overnight stay at the sitter's home
8 EUR for each additional pet
16 EUR
/night
Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog at the sitter's home.
5 EUR for each additional pet
10 EUR
/day

At your home

Dog Walking
An experienced dog walker will pick up your dog from your home for a 30 min walk
5 EUR for each additional pet
9 EUR
/walk
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
16 EUR for two visits a day
10 EUR
/day
House Sitting
A sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
25 EUR
/night

Deirdre & Liam also offers

Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards
Doggy day care and dog walks always have flexible cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards. No refund is possible after the booking has started.

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About Deirdre & Liam's Home

Accepted pets

Puppies
< 1 year
Dog sizes
0-20 kg
Dog ages
0-20 years
Dog sex
Female & Male
Cats
all kinds
Small animals
rodents, rabbits, ...

Deirdre & Liam's home

An appartment
A small outdoor area
Has no kids
24/7 Supervision

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English & French
< 5 years of experience
I can take care of exotic animals

Experienced pet owners. Liam is a professional photographer - you can get very cute pet photos!

Stats

<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
5d ago
Last activity
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Deirdre & Liam

Deirdre & Liam

Small Pet Oasis

Groningen
Dog boarding
24h stay, at sitter's home
8 EUR for each additional pet
16 EUR
/night
All services and rates
Contact Deirdre & Liam

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards
Doggy day care and dog walks always have flexible cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards. No refund is possible after the booking has started.

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