Experienced house and pet-sitter, drama teacher, non-smoker.

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
18 Reviews

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Reviews (18)


Yvonne was a great sitter for Vera very understanding of her needs. She is trustworthy and reliable and left everything neat and tidy. I would highly

London, United Kingdom · 15 Nov - 17 Nov 2019

Yvonne looked after my cat Tina for 10 days this November. Yvonne is very good at communicating and organizing, so everything went very smoothly before and

La Rochelle, France · 02 Nov - 13 Nov 2019
Steve & Kate

Yvonne is a charming and friendly young lady who we can highly recommend as a house and pet sitter. She was proactive in arranging her arrival and in all

Fareham, United Kingdom · 05 Oct - 20 Oct 2019
Paul and Caleb

Yvvone was an absolutely fantastic sitter and a delight to meet. She was great on communication, organised but flexible, and obviously brilliant with the

Bristol, United Kingdom · 27 Sep - 29 Sep 2019
Nina & Laura

Yvonne was a pleasure to have in our home. Our cats loved her and were very calm upon our return. She sent us frequent updates :) she's a super warm and

London, United Kingdom · 08 Sep - 23 Sep 2019

References (6)


I am writing to recommend Yvonne Doeven as a housesitter. Yvonne has been a tenant at my property for 3 years. In this time Yvonne has been well organised

Landlord reference · 09 October 2017


Hi, my name is Yvonne. I'm a 29 year-old teacher from Victoria, Australia. For the three years prior to arriving in the UK I worked as a full-time secondary drama teacher and primary school classroom teacher. On the side of this, I worked

Why I want to house sit

I found that house-sitting was an interesting and unique way to explore the UK whilst allowing me to be flexible with travel arrangements. Pet-sitting ensured that my days had purpose and I always had some cuddly company at home. After a

My experience

I grew up on a flower farm in Silvan, Australia, where we had dogs, goats, ducks, chickens, bunnies and reptiles including pythons, turtles and bearded dragons; all of which I helped to care for. Although I currently have no pets myself, I

Pet care experience

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


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

Preferred countries

  • Australia

Profile details

School Teacher ( Secondary Drama & Media, Primary Generalist), Theatre Workshop / Wellbeing Facilitator