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Cuddle & Care for Sydney Dogs & Cats

Cuddle & Care for Sydney Dogs & Cats

Duration:3 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I'm Sue and I have been involved with Sydney Dogs and Cats Home for nearly 4 years. Starting as a volunteer, progressing to casual member of the Animal Care Team to my current position of Volunteer Coordinator, it has been an amazing journey. Whilst I do not have my own pets, I have been foster caring for animals in need continuously for nearly 2 years. We are excited to show you our home and…

About Sydney Dogs and Cats Home

Sydney Dogs and Cats Home (SDCH) was established in 1946 & today, is Sydney's only charity pound responsibly reuniting & rehoming lost & abandoned pets. Servicing multiple council areas across Sydney, the Home opens its doors to over 3000 pets each year & never places a time limit on any animal awaiting adoption.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Sydney Dogs and Cats Home. .

What we’ll do

Start your experience by meeting one of fantastic Volunteers who will give you a tour of the Home & explain who we are & the work that we do for the lost & abandoned animals of Sydney. You'll then have an opportunity to play & cuddle with one of our resident pooches or feline friends, which is a vital aspect of their enrichment program. Get your hands dirty with the side of animal attending you…

What else you should know

Please wear closed and comfortable shoes; practical, weather appropriate clothing (e.g., sun protection, rain coat) which you don’t mind getting dirty.

What I’ll provide

Activity Equipment All equipment needed for washing and cleaning is provided. Gloves, hand sanitiser and sunscreen available for use.

What to bring

Closed and comfortable shoes
Sun protection: Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen (some is also available for use at the shelter)
Rain protection: Rain coat and umbrella
  • Responsible interactions

    All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.

  • Caring expert hosts

    Learn from biologists, conservationists, farmers, and more.

  • Diverse animals

    Meet over 300 kinds of animals, from alpacas to zebras.

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Where you'll be

The experience all takes place in and around our shelter in Carlton, 35 mins drive south of the CBD, which has been home to the lost and abandoned animals of Sydney since 1946. Known as the happy pound, we're only a small shelter, but we are bursting at the seams with love and care!

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Participants must be over the legal age of 18. Get ready for a physical day as we clean, walk dogs and may be doing some heavy lifting. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns about this prior…

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Please wear closed and comfortable shoes; practical, weather appropriate clothing (e.g., sun protection, rain coat) which you don’t mind getting dirty.
Cuddle & Care for Sydney Dogs & Cats
25 reviews
25 reviews