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“DON’T FRET PET!” LAUNCHES AN ONLINE DIY SERVICE
“Don’t Fret Pet!” is still professionally running the “pawfect match” service where we match your dog with a wonderful minder however we have now added a new DIY service called PawBuddies. Pet Service Providers can advertise their services on our online DIY portal and Pet Owners search for the right person to care for their pets. All Pet Service Providers are contacted by us and must provide proof of ID. If they are offering a home visit or house sitting service they must also provide a current police check.
Our new service is not about adding as many Pet Service Providers as possible. Having been offering professional pet care since 1993 we are committed to only allowing suitable pet people to advertise their services – it’s about quality, not quantity. We have only approved 1 in 10 of people who have registered to offer their services.
Services available are pet sitting, pet boarding, house sitting dog walking, pet taxi, pet training and pet grooming.
“DON’T FRET PET!” NOW OPERATING IN PERTH
“Don’t Fret Pet!” is now operating in Perth. We have some lovely minders and on-the-ground support staff to provide exceptional care and service to dog owners and their fur-kids.
“DON’T FRET PET!” OPENS OFFICE IN MELBOURNE NORTH
11 July, 2011
“Don’t Fret Pet!” is now operating in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. Leanne Sebeh is the proud new owner of the Melbourne North franchise.
“DON’T FRET PET!” COMMENCES OPERATING IN NEWCASTLE
25 October, 2010
“Don’t Fret Pet!” has opened an office in Newcastle to service the growing number of clients who are looking for a dog kennels alternative. Gaye Mulligan and Susan Ross are dedicated to providing excellent service to pet owners in the Hunter region with both a dog boarding and pet sitting service.
“DON’T FRET PET!” NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL BEST BOARDING SERVICE AWARDS
25 June, 2010
“Don’t Fret Pet!” has been nominated for the national Pet Industry Association/Dogs’ Life magazine awards again. We were runners up in 2009 and are hoping to be winners this year.
“DON’T FRET PET!” NOMINATED FOR PAWS & CLAWS AWARDS AGAIN
15 June, 2010
“Don’t Fret Pet!” Gold Coast has been nominated for the south-east Queensland Paws & Claws awards again. We have won the Best Mate award for the best boarding service twice and are looking to make it three. Carole, our Gold Coast franchisee, took over in December 2009 and has hit the Gold Coast like a storm, building up her team of excellent minders and providing exceptional service to her clients.
CANBERRA FRANCHISE FOR SALE
1 February, 2010
The “Don’t Fret Pet!” Canberra pet franchise is on the market. Katie Nelson was an excellent franchise who built Canberra from a virgin territory to “Don’t Fret Pet!” top franchise. We were sorry to see her go. We are currently looking for two new franchisees for Canberra who can pick up where Katie left off and continue to provide Canberra pet owners with outstanding service.
GOLD COAST UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
21 December, 2009
The “Don’t Fret Pet!” Gold Coast franchise has been bought by Carole Ciechanowicz who is passionate about providing excellent service to her clients and minders. Carole has two dogs of her own, Tiga and Walt, and a menagerie of other pets.
RUNNERS UP – AUSTRALIAN PET INDUSTRY BEST BOARDING SERVICE 2009
25 September, 2009
“Don’t Fret Pet!” were runners up in the national Dogs’ Life/Pet Industry Association of Australia Best Boarding Service award. This is a fabulous achievement to be awarded the position of second best in the entire country. Our clients can now feel even more confident that their best friends will be getting the best care when they are minded by “Don’t Fret Pet!”.
“DON’T FRET PET!” HAS BACK-TO-BACK WINS
16 August, 2008
“Don’t Fret Pet!” are celebrating winning the Paws and Claws ‘Best Mate Award’ for the second year running. In a category with 13 nominees and five finalists, “Don’t Fret Pet!” received the most votes in order to be awarded the top gong. We were delighted to win back to back awards and share this award with our network of fabulous minders who do us proud in the way they take our clients’ pets into their homes and give them great love and care.
13 June, 2008
Great news for Melbournites! On 23rd June 2008 we opened an office in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Jasmine Mar left her career in audiology to follow her passion for dogs as a “Don’t Fret Pet!” dog care manager. Bailey, Jasmine’s springy Spoodle, is very happy that Jasmine is now working from home.
“DON’T FRET PET!” website gets a new look
10 November, 2007
“Don’t Fret Pet!” website gets a new look…
The “Don’t Fret Pet!” website has recently been updated with brand new colours, layout and information. Please browse the site to view new features and don’t forget to let us know what you think of our new look.