ruth

trustworthy experienced house and pet sitter

Bridport, TAS, Australia

Reviews (9)

Lynley

Ruth and Julie looked after our much loved pets, dog Bella and cat Daisy. Bella can take a while to warm to people, but Ruth had befriended her within a

Malmesbury, United Kingdom · 18 Jul - 28 Jul 2019
Anthea

Ruth and her friend Julie were fantastic pet sitters. They looked after our dogs and guinea pigs beautifully, they were very content when we returned, the

Boroughbridge, United Kingdom · 26 May - 31 May 2019
Martin

Lovely lovely people. Although we didn’t spend an awful lot of time together I felt at ease/comfortable from the first moment we met. Enjoyed talking about

Peterborough, United Kingdom · 17 May - 18 May 2019
Lyn

I returned home from my short holiday to very happy chickens and a well watered vegetable garden. I really appreciate Ruth taking such good care of my

Bicheno, TAS, Australia · 10 Jan - 15 Jan 2019
Sue

Couldn't have asked for a more caring person to look after Frankie and our home. Would highly recommend Ruth. Lovely woman. Thank you Ruth.

Huonville, TAS, Australia · 09 Oct - 16 Oct 2018

References (2)

Jenny & Ian

I am delighted to provide a reference for Ruth whom we have known for almost five years. She has house and dog sat for us multiple times and we could not be

House & pet sitting reference · 01 December 2013

About

As an English as a second language teacher I have lived in different countries in SE Asia. I love travel and especially enjoy staying in one place long enough to feel at home in an area. I relate well to animals and can be relied on to look

Why I want to house sit

House sitting is a great way to really see another part of my own country or the world. It would provide me with a secure base to explore a district without spending a fortune on hotels and restaurants and help me feel like I had a purpose

My experience

Having worked in education for 40 years, I can be relied upon to do any tasks with discretion, honesty and a sense of commitment. I love animals and have often cared for friends' pets either in my own home or theirs. I have successfully

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry

Availability

December 2019
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January 2020
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
A retired teacher
Travelling
On my own