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Nina's Nanies for Pets

Introduction

My name is Nina Cole and I am the founder of Nina’s Nannies for Pets, which I formed in 1998,  following my husband’s diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis and then suffering a brain haemorrhage just six months later.

Nina and Doug

Doug is my husband and business partner and together with our three cats, Edna, George and Harricat, along with our German Shepherd Luika, we are one big happy family.

Humble Beginnings

I have always been passionate about animals and their welfare and my childhood was spent caring for a menagerie of pets, including rabbits, hamsters, rats, guinea pigs, cats and dogs.  I nursed injured birds back to health, stopped traffic to allow hedgehogs safe passage across busy main roads, but my biggest passion was fundraising for our local rescue centers.

My recovery took months, but having completely re-evaluated my life I decided to follow my dream of working with animals.

Pet sitting during the late nineties, was largely unheard of in this country, but I was determined to offer a more personal service and alternative to kennels and catteries.  A service which allowed pets to stay in the comfort of their own home while their owners were away.

Since Nina’s Nannies for Pets conception, we have expanded our live-in service, to cover the south of the country.  As a family run business, we provide a complete pet care package, that is tailored to suit individual needs. We have an ongoing association with veterinary practices, pet professionals and animal charities, which I hope, speaks loudly of our reputation and commitment to our work and I often appear in the media with regard to animal welfare issues.

Our business has been featured in many magazines, radio and TV.

Our Service

Self-employed pet sitters are known for their friendly approach, professionalism, and discretion. They are adept at creating a safe atmosphere for your pets and are eager to help, however diverse your requirements.

By using a professional pet sitting service, you will not need to impose on busy family, friends or neighbours, who may not make your instructions their priority. Animals thrive on routine and familiarity and can find boarding extremely stressful. Your pets will also avoid being subjected to excess vaccinations and the trauma of being transported to an establishment which is unfamiliar.

As family members, your animals will continue to enjoy their usual routine and eating habits, whilst being offered loving reassurance pending their owners return.

Unlike a free service, pet sitters have been fully vetted, with public liability insurance and a police disclosure.

Our Promise To You

Pet sitters will be chosen that best suit you and your pets individual requirements.

Instructions are thorough and will be stringently adhered to.

Regular updates are provided as are Skype calls, which allow you to interact with your pets while you are away.

Our self-employed pet sitters are known for their friendly approach, professionalism, and discretion. They are adept at creating a safe atmosphere for your pets and are eager to help however diverse your requirements.

By using a professional pet sitting service, you will not need to impose on busy family, friends or neighbours, who may not make your instructions their priority. Animals thrive on routine and familiarity and can find boarding extremely stressful. Your pets will also avoid being subjected to excess vaccinations, as required by kennels and catteries, and the trauma of being transported to an establishment which is unfamiliar.

As family members, pets will continue to enjoy their usual routine and eating habits, whilst being offered loving reassurance pending their owners return.

Unlike a free pet sitting service, sitters on our books undergo a rigorous vetting system. They also have a police disclosure, public liability insurance, registration and excellent references, which are available upon request.

It is crucial to the continued success of our business that we uphold our excellent reputation, hence our thorough selection process.