Love Laugh Play Pet Minding

Our Aunties!

Learn more about the wonderful Aunties caring for your beloved fur-babies!

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 attendants 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-babies 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!

Catherine | Brisbane

Aunty Catherine is a mother of one demanding fur baby named Akira. Although she is not a qualified Veterinary nurse, she does have first-hand knowledge of caring for a variety of animals through volunteering at the RSPCA and personal experience. Aunty Catherine’s childhood home was an animal sanctuary of sorts with a myriad of animals coming and going over the course of her formative years. She has consistently devoted her life to the welfare of animals and looks forward to meeting your furbabies!

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!

Jess (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.

Ashlea | 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

Kellie 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

Kellie C | Browns Plains

Hello, my name is Kellie and Snoopy is my adorable Chihuahua X. I live in the Logon region but I am always travelling everywhere in Brisbane. At present, I am studying 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 also did two year’s work experience as a Vet Nurse student and two weeks of training as a receptionist with the Animal Eye Services. 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.

Larrah (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.

Linda (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.

Chelsea | 

Aunty Chelsea knew she was going to live and breathe animals, ever since she was young she’s been around animals great and small. Since Aunty Chelsea can remember she’s wanted to study the animal sciences, and shes currently fulfilling her dreams. A proud owner of a 7yo Maltese x Shi-tzu named Molly and a ginger kitten named Jupiter who was adopted from the RSPCA

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.

Zoe | Gold Coast

Blessed with pets from all walks of life as a child and a fascination with wildlife Zoe has had a love and appreciation for animals from a very young age. She still cares for one of her childhood pets, Toby the 14 year old Shih-Tzu. Currently studying a double major in Marine and Wildlife Biology at uni she spends her free time volunteering with rehabilitated animals at Currumbin Wildlife Animal Hospital and loves going to the beach with her 3 year old Labrador x American Staffy, Clifford. Her goal for the future is to devote as much of her time to healthy and injured animals. She is available for all Love Laugh Play services on the Gold Coast.

Anna | Brisbane

Aunty Anna just loves animals and has a wide range of experience! She is not only a Veterinary Nurse, but has also been a wildlife carer in the Australian Bat Clinic and Wildlife Trauma Centre. Aunty Anna even has her very own book “Microbats. Megabats. Rescue and rehabilitation” (Moscow State University publisher, 2016). She has given a lecture within a wildlife conservation holiday Bat Night and within a conference Animal Psychology-2016 in Saint-Petersburg in 2016. In her home town of Russia she has a Canadian Sphinx cat, but she cannot wait to have your FurBabies as a part of her extended family here in Aus!

Anita | Gold Coast 

Aunty Anita was born in Timaru NZ but grew up on the Gold Coast. She has been back in NZ for the last 6 years where she studied her cert and diploma in vet nursing in Invercargill moved back to Australia in March 2017. Since then she has been working as a Vet Nurse on and off for the past 5 years as well as working in the shearing sheds as a wool handler. Aunty Anita is experienced in house/petsitting and can look after all furbabies you may have!!! Including farm animals. Aunty Anita has seen a little bit of the world travelling to Nepal, India and Srilanka in 2014, where she vouleentered as a Vet Nurse for 4 months and paraglided with Egyptian Vultures in Pokhara Nepal. She enjoys the outdoors, traveling and mountaineering/trekking and has even trekked to Mt Everest Base Camp. Aunty Anita LOVES cats, having 2 cats at home Mr Cooper who is an adorable British Shorthair 11yrs and Coco who is a Ragdoll cross 13yrs

Anrie (Trainee Vet Nurse) | Sunshine Coast

Born in South Africa my love for animals great and small began young. My love for animals has been ever present in my life, now at 21 years of age I am studying toward becoming a Vet Nurse giving me the ability to not only bring love and joy to the lives of animals and their owners but also save the lives of the most precious parts of us, our fur babies. I have a passion for all kinds of fur babies and would love to look after yours!

Why Chose Us …

Cared for by Mostly Vets or Vet Nurses …

Our Aunties aren’t people that like pets, we LOVE them! That much so we have devoted our lives and careers to them...

Trained for special events …

Our dedicated team have been trained to look after your fur-baby. We can help them walk day the aisle with the page boy or flower girl carrying your rings or maybe even be a bouquet...

Care Package Designed by Experts …

Our care packages have been designed by vets and vet nurses so you know your fur-baby will get the best care with pet minders who are police checked and insured...

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Gavin – Live in 

Stanley and Polar are our 'furbabies' and we wouldn't consider anyone else with their care. Knowing that they are being looked after by professional vet nurses is enormously comforting, especially as they are both ageing. They move into our home and take incredibly care and responsibility - they even wash the sheets Continue Reading

Gavin July 15, 2016