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Sparky loves throwing tissue paper parties with Auntie Kari!

Sparky loves Auntie Kari’s paper parties!

New clients receive 15% off their first reservation. (This discount cannot be combined with other discounts.)

Plan ahead! Schedule more than 3 weeks before you leave to avoid a Short Notice Booking surcharge.

My first concern is the well-being of your companion animals. If you think I’ll be a good fit for our non-human family members but money is the only thing holding you back, contact me to see if we can work out an arrangement that fits into your budget. For example, maybe I can job-share with one of your friends ; maybe we could barter for all or part of the fee?


If you’re interested in a trade, let me know. Below is a list of some bartering ideas. This is by no means a complete list of things I could use help with, it’s simply meant to spark your thoughts about bartering.

Mr. A

  • Home grown garden veggies & fruit. Do you have a garden with enough produce to share?
  • Yard & garden help. There’s always weeding to do at my place. I also sometimes have mulch to spread out, things to plant or transplant, etc.
  • Misc “handyman” projects. I often have a lot of “no expertise necessary” activities on my To Do list, like painting, organizing tools in my garage. I also have a few “expertise necessary” activities, such as clothing alterations, reupholstering furniture, repairing a chain-link fence.
  • Acupuncture, chiropractic, or therapeutic massage.
  • Tattoos.
  • If you have other bartering ideas, don’t hesitate to suggest them.