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Mark

Care With A Trained Expert!

Singapore
32 times favorited
40 recurring guests
Last contacted 4 days ago
Last active 7 days ago
Lives with 1 dog and 1 cat
Lives with Singapore Special Buddy
Usually responds within one hour
<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Doggy day care
Daytime care, at sitter's home
25 SGD for each additional pet
35 SGD
/day
All services and rates

About Mark

Background: I'm an animal lover through and through and have owned, rehabilitated, and rescued many pets throughout my life - dogs, cats, squirrels, birds, gerbils, rabbits, hamsters, fish, turtles and tortoises, even chickens (my house is pretty much like a farm)! I am an experienced, lifelong pet owner and in the recent years, my overwhelming love for animals and passion for understanding them has eventually brought me down the path of being a full time animal welfare activist, trainer, and behaviourist.

Currently, I'm a leader at one of the largest animal shelters in Singapore; I train both dogs and volunteers on how to train dogs, do rescues, am the resident behaviourist, and personally care for many of the furry friends. I am also the co-founder of a local Animal Welfare Group and Volunteer Welfare Organisation.

For doggy pawrents: I can handle dogs of all breeds, ages, sizes, and temperaments with experience from my work with animals, so fret not! From old and/or sick dog care, to large, energetic and/or aggressive dogs, I have spent copious amounts of time doing medical treatments and applications, rehabilitation, and training them! I offer dog sitting, grooming, walking, training, and bathing! I also work with working dogs, so if you have special needs such as jute tugs, high frequency recall whistles etc., I am able to accomodate you.

For the kitty guardians: I am able to handle both reactive/aggressive cats as well as shy and timid ones. My approach for handling cats is to adopt a stress-free one while doing any socialising, rehabilitation, and conditioning. I offer cat sitting and grooming. All of my time spent with your cat is promised to be very positive and fun experience!

I come prepared with all necessary pet accessories that you require/can think of; harness, choker chain, leads, slip leads, headcollars, muzzles, dog/cat shampoo, and even treats on the entire value spectrum, and toys! During the entire pet care experience, I will send photos and videos regularly to you by phone too.

If you're looking for the most meticulous, utmost best care for your pet, look no further! This might possibly be the last profile you would ever need to visit. I take animal work very seriously; I have a team of handlers, accounts with the best veterinary clinics in Singapore, contacts for pet transporters, and all the pet supplies you could ever need, so whether it is an emergency, or an outing, I will be able to make any and all the best arrangements for you.

Let me know what you need during my visit, talk to me about your pets and lets work something out!For a more comprehensive list of my specific skills, please see below under the "skills" section.If you require behaviour modification, training, or behaviour reinforcement/refreshers, please do let me know too. I do programs one-to-one or in group settings for communities.

Mark's services

At the sitters's home

Doggy Day Care
Loving daytime dog care
25 SGD for each additional pet
35 SGD
/day

At your home

Dog Walking
Find a reliable dog walker
10 SGD for each additional pet
30 SGD
/walk
House Sitting
Find a trusted home sitter to watch your pet overnight in your home
80 SGD
/night
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
55 SGD for two visits a day
30 SGD
/day

Mark also offers

Dog training
Grooming

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

Reviews

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Emma, 2019-07-31

Mark is a very kind and devoted person and takes amazing care of my black Lab Rosie. He’s been updating me with photos and WhatsApp messages.

Dog Walking
Kng, 2019-07-31

Mark took the time to really get to know our two pets and sit down with them. Even though it must be difficult to take care of 3 animals with different needs he stayed over an hour to make sure they were fed and comfortable and had the time to have a nice walk out. He takes very good pictures as well. Glad to have him over and have peace of mind when we are overseas

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Mark's Pets

Buddy
Singapore Special
Sam
Cat

About Mark's Home

Mark's home

A medium outdoor area
Has no kids

Skills

Specific Skills

I speak English & Chinese
+20 years of experience
Familiar with dog training techniques
Can take care of exotic animals

Here are some of my services and skills that I have to offer. Each comes with years of practice and experience!

Dog training:

Obedience, command teaching, recall training, socialization, leash manners, home manners (barking etc.), puppy training, and also optimal home configuration for dog ownership (puppies, multiple dogs, dogs with cats etc.)

Dog Behaviour Modification:

Anxiety (thunder, separation anxiety, social anxiety etc.), dog-dog and dog-human reactivity, aggression, possession and territorial aggression, trauma-based fear and reactivity (from abuse, distrust etc.), rehabilitation.

Cats:

Basic cat rehabilitation and conditioning for fear and aggression.

Grooming:

Bath and blow out, trimming and shaving, deshedding, nail clipping, teeth cleaning, ear cleaning for both cats and dogs.

Additional skills:

- Basic medication administration (subcutaneous, pills, transdermal etc.)

- First aid

- Balanced nutrition food preparation - both cooked and raw.

- Care for blind, deaf, ill and old dogs and cats, including palliative care (I even have special harnesses and leashes for them, for those who cannot walk due to muscle atrophy or dysplasia).

Can Administer

Oral medications
First aid and CPR for pets
Injected medications

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets
Behavioural problems

Stats

<1h
Response time
100%
Response rate
1w ago
Last activity
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Email
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Mark

Mark

Care With A Trained Expert!

Singapore
Doggy day care
Daytime care, at sitter's home
25 SGD for each additional pet
35 SGD
/day
All services and rates

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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