Margaret

Sensible, practical and mad for dogs

Geelong, VIC, Australia

Reviews (7)

Linda

Margaret stayed with our dog Maddy while we were on vacation. Margaret and Maddy got along famously! Margaret came one day early to ensure there were no

Lausanne, Switzerland · 25 May - 03 Jun 2019
John&Eileen

Margaret was everything you would want for a dog and house sitter. She clearly loves all animals, she is so friendly it seemed to me like an old friend

Dorchester on Thames, United Kingdom · 10 May - 12 May 2019
Byron

Margaret was great, she arrived early on our departure date as agreed beforehand, and to see her interacting with Bob and Harley put me at ease right away

Kew Gardens, United Kingdom · 04 May - 06 May 2019
Penny

Margaret was great with Ziggy who totally fell in love with her. He had a fantastic time doing lots of walks and trips, in fact I think he was a bit

Beckenham, United Kingdom · 07 Apr - 14 Apr 2019
Judy

Margaret was amazing. She taught our boys how to text and send photos to us daily! It was wonderful to see them having such a good time with her and they

Truro, United Kingdom · 30 Mar - 05 Apr 2019

References (1)

Jane

Margaret loves all animals (and birds) and has a special ability to understand their needs. She keeps her own home in immaculate condition and would be an

Employment reference · 07 April 2018

About

I’m married, have grownup children, and work as a freelance writer. I’ve also been a full time journalist, a teacher, restaurant manager and community worker at different times. I travel a lot, often with my husband but more usually by

Why I want to house sit

House-sitting provides me with the chance to feel ‘ like a local ‘ in your village, cuddle your dogs, and feed your chickens. I am giving myself a big chunk of 2019 ‘off’, a sabbatical of sorts. I want to write at your kitchen table with

My experience

I’m an Airbnb super host and know how to maintain perfectly clean houses and be pleasant to guests. Last year I helped out a friend at a BnB in the Loire Valley and cooked for guests and ‘turned’ the rooms. I’m also great with animals. I’m

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Reptiles
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

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

Preferred countries

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Netherlands

Profile details

Age
58
Occupation
Writer
Travelling
On my own