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Love – noun
An intense feeling of warmth and affection for another.

Laugh – noun
A person who is good fun or a source of amusement.

Play – verb
Engage in an activity or a game for enjoyment.

We are a Pet Minding business  across Australia, we are owned and operated by Veterinary Nurse Kylie Bennett,  With her own experience with animals from hermit crabs to horses and even crocodiles you can be sure that your best friend is safe and loved while you’re away. She knows how hard it is to leave your loved one behind and strives to make you and your best friend(s) comfortable and special. No job is too big or too small for her and her nurses!

With our pet carers being veterinary nurses and animal attendents and Kylie herself having 10 years nursing experience and 7 years pet minding experience you can be sure to relax while your on holidays, after all that’s what they are for! We strive to make your fur kid(s) as comfortable and happy as they would be if you were still at home!

Kylie Bennett  – Owner – Gold Coast

Kylie knew at a young age that her heart belonged to the animals, growing up she was fortunate enough to have many friends – peacocks, chickens, ducks. dogs, cats, birds, fish, and horses. As she grew up and left school Kylie studied as a veterinary nurse and hasn’t looked back since. Kylie currently works as a practice manager at an award winning Vet Clinic whose paitents vary from pocket pets – guinea pigs and mice, reptiles – lizards, snakes, hermit crabs, turtles, crocodiles, birds, dogs, cats, large animals – goats, horses, cows, and even natives like sugar gliders! There’s no animals that doesn’t melt this girls heart!

At home at the moment Kylie has a cat, two dogs, a cockatoo, fish, a snake and of course her horse. Kylie has a variety of certificates including a Certificate IV veterinary nursing with 8 years experience, certificate IV in Frontline Management, D and D star Certificate in horse riding.  Kylie is available in the middle of the Gold Coast to care for your pet, she can do daily visits, dogs stay in her home, or live in your home stays.


Nicole McGuinness – Veterinarian – Southern Gold Coast

Nicole is  veterinarian with Kylie and Stacey and has experience in all our domestic friends, she is a confessed cat lover but has 3 dogs, 2 budgies and a hand reared talking lorikeet who she raised from a fluffy grey chick.  Nicole loves keeping fit with spin classes and loves a good crime show. Based in on the southern end of the Gold Coast, Nicole is able to look after all babies with daily visits and live in, if her little foxy Buddy is welcome too!






pet sitting gold coastMichelle Tomkins – Veterinary Nurse – Mount Cotton

Introducing Michelle.  Michelle grew up in country Victoria surrounded by beloved domestic pets, the odd farm animal and a variety of our beautiful native wildlife. After almost 10 years working in the accounting industry, Michelle decided it was time to follow her childhood dream of working with animals and now works along side Kylie, Nicole and Stacey at The Vet Lounge.  Michelle is also a foster carer for AWL Qld and a member of Wildcare Australia.  Her family consists of four neurotic/’special needs’ cats, two central bearded dragons, two cockatiels and her Grandma’s 35yo eastern long necked turtle, named turtle (of course!) Michelle is situated in the Redlands and is available to service the Redlands, Brisbane City and the Gold Coast.







 Terri McSavaney – Veterinary Nurse – Central Gold Coast

Introducing Aunty Terri! Aunty Terri has been vet nursing for 13 years now. During this time she has obtained her cert 4 in veterinarian nursing. She started of as a junior vet nurse and worked her way up to been a senior nurse. She has 3 fur babies a wolfhound X Mastiff, A Doberman X, both complete gentle giants and prefer little furry friends to big ones! But the boss of the family is her cat. Just recently Aunty Terri Has added a Human baby to the family. So has gone down to part time work vet nursing. Aunty Terri loves looking after peoples fur babies and have them been part of her family and is looking forward to welcoming you all into her extended family!


jessJess – Veterinary Nurse – Central Gold Coast
Aunty Jess is from across the sea, she grew up in New Zealand on a farm surrounded by domestic pets and farm animals. She has a lot of experience here with cats and dogs and also farm animals, deer, goats, chickens and pigs, nothing is too much for this Aunty.  Jess has completed her certificate IV vet nurse with 8 years experience. Currently practice manager/ head nurse at a large small animal vet clinic. Her fur family consists of her two cats and her spoilt rotten Weimeraner. Jess loves looking after people’s fur babies and will treat them and spoil them as if they were her own. She also loves forming a bond with the fur babies and their owners. Aunty Jess is available for daily visits, live in or in her home, she is also Aunty Kylie’s right hand man and looks after the business when needed.






ashleaAshlea – Northern Gold Coast
Ashlea is one of our Aunty’s that is a stay at home mother to two boys who will spend their days loving and playing with your doggy. She has a large home and backyard with plenty of running space and lots of spaces for a cool/warm bed at night or during the day. Ashlea has had dogs since I can remember and is a big animal lover, Aunty Ashlea has 2 dogs here that are waiting to be your best friend. Even though she may not be a veterinary nurse we have no doubt that the best care is given at home and she has the full support of all the nurses in our family. Aunty Ashlea is available to have kids in her home





kelly b2Kellie B- Hinterland Gold Coast
I’m a proud mum of two beautiful children Reef and Taura. Both fill my heart up everyday with grateful moments and remind me everyday animals are important around us. I call my daughter the animal whisperer and reef has so much energy all he wants to do is run around outside with our Fur baby Max(miniature dachshund) all day. My husband and I have built a life up in the Hinterland of Beechmont and live on a property with chickens and fruit trees. My husband and I work at the Australian Outback Spectacular so we have loads of experience with all kids. We are more than excited to cuddle your babies.  Aunty Kellie B may not be a veterinary nurse but the utmost care and fun is had in her home and she has the full support of the nursing family within LLP



kellieKellie C – Browns Plains
Hello, my name is Kellie and Snoopy is my adorable Chihuahua X. I live in the Brisbane region but I always chill out in the Gold Coast. At present, I am studying Bachelor of Science at Griffith University and concurrently doing a Certificate IV in Vet Nursing. I am a Professional Pet Groomer and completed Certificate III in Companion Animals and Certificate III in Animal Studies. I have a lot of experience with dog handling and I am currently doing work experience at Algester Veterinary Clinic. I also did two year’s work experience as a Vet Nurse student. The services I offer include pet grooming, administering medication and providing exceptional in-house and holiday care for your pets. When you are on holidays, I can do a photo and video log to connect you with your pets. I find working with animals very rewarding and I love meeting new people. My goal is to become a Veterinarian.


Jordy – Veterinary Nurse – Central Gold Coast
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16776692_10212188151956035_553618774_oLarrah – Veterinary Nurse – Gold Coast
My name is Larrah, I’m the mother of one beautiful fur child, Hunter the Bullmastiff. I am a qualified Vet Nurse who has been working In the Animal Management and Veterinary industry for the past 8 years. I have large and small animal experience and more than happy to care for all furry/ hairy / scaly extended family members with the promise of lots of cuddles and love. Larrah is available to have kids stay in her home







LindaLinda – Veterinary Nurse – Sunshine Coast
I am a qualified Cert IV vet nurse with more than 20 years experience, so I am sure no one will prove too difficult to love. I moved to the Sunshine Coast in 2015 from Western Australia. My pets include 2 cats rescued from death row, a mastiff puppy whose mum was a rescue dog and a Woma python. I live in Landsborough and am available to do daily visits, have your little one holiday at my home or can stay in your home for short stays. Looking forward to seeing meeting you all.






Daphne Melbourne

Daphne –  Trainee Veterinary Nurse – Cranbourne Melbourne

I have always lived my life surrounded by animals, and at present I have 2 horses, 3 Italian greyhounds and 2 Siamese cats. It has been a longtime coming but at last I am able to follow a lifelong dream to become a veterinary nurse. I now work as a receptionist at an animal emergency centre and will begin as a trainee nurse in February, I am so excited to say the least. I am passionate about making sure pets and their owners receive the best quality care and up to date information to best ensure it can help enhance their relationships and improve their lives together.I look forward to helping you in anyway I can!





Tammy – Veterinary Nurse – Bullsbrook, WA

Aunty Tammy has recently become a qualified vet nurse after deciding on a career change a few years ago. She has always dreamt of working with animals and has always surrounded herself with them at home. Aunty Tammy grew up in country WA where she had many farm animals as well as domestic pets. Currently Aunty Tammy lives on a small hobby farm with her husband, 1 dog, 1 cat, 2 alpacas, 9 sheep, 6 chooks and 6 peach-faced lovebirds. Aunty Tammy is more than happy looking after most animals from the very small to the very large. Aunty Tammy is available to check on and feed your pets while you are away or for short stays at your home.


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