|About||Treasured Pet Services provides reliable, high quality dog walking and pet and equine services for conscientious owners in our local area.|
Over the past decade, I have been lucky enough to have worked with a very wide variety of animals and to have learned a great deal about them. I have completed a degree in Applied Animal Studies, specialising in Animal Behaviour and Conservation, and also learned all aspects of day to day care and welfare. Over the past two years, I have been a college lecturer, teaching animal care and management students about Welfare, Health, Behaviour and Training of animals. In this role, I had to demonstrate and explain the correct handling, care, and feeding of animals of all shapes and sizes, including meerkats, primates, reptiles, rodents, goats, llamas, and chickens, to name just a few!
Before embarking upon my lecturing role, I worked as a seasonal keeper at ZSL Whispnade Zoo on the children’s farm. This involved carrying out daily husbandry duties for a wide variety of animals including donkeys, ponies, goats, alpacas, llamas, turkeys, chickens, rabbits, pigs, and even a barn owl. I often would assist in the daily care of the sea lions and would feed the otters – I was truly in my element!
I have previously worked in lettings as a negotiator – whilst this role wasn’t my dream position, it does mean that I developed excellent communication and customer service skills. I took being trusted to enter homes for viewings very seriously and have maintained my commitment to excellent customer service and experience ever since.
I am currently the proud owner of a 16.2hh sports horse called JJ. We have a very special bond and as we are both relatively new to the saddle, we are learning together and growing in confidence every day. My love of the outdoors and practical experience mean that I am comfortable with all elements of horse care – I enjoy poo picking and am happy to offer this service to other horse owners.
In addition to my work and riding, I have a keen interest in animal welfare and behaviour and keep myself updated with the latest developments in the field. In the