Tess

multi tasking adventurer, gardener, animal carer, artist

Adelaide, SA, Australia

Reviews (2)

Anna

Tess was fabulous! She looked after our pets (1 cat, 1 rabbit & 3 chickens) and home & garden beautifully for 2 weeks and it was great knowing she had

Terry Hills, NSW, Australia · 24 Jun - 09 Jul 2016
Meredith

Tess did an amazing job minding our home and dog. The house was shiny and clean when we arrived home and the garden paths were swept- much nicer than when I

Northcote, VIC, Australia · 25 Dec 2015 - 09 Jan 2016

About

Hi, A single Australian born woman with no children but with British passport and heritage (plus French and Irish), I have lived on organic farms with goats and hens, practiced animal husbandry in Alice Springs and coordinated 2 community

Why I want to house sit

I make a bad tourist - preferring to be a part of a community and having a home to come to and look after. I like having animals to take care for and the feeling of belonging when they accept me.

My experience

Variety of cats, dogs, fish and a rabbit over 30 years plus 6 months experience looking after 1000 guinea pigs and various native animals in Alice Springs - also befriended a stray flightless crow there which sat on the handlebars of my

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock

Availability

October 2019
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November 2019
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • India

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
arts development officer
Travelling
On my own