Joan

Reliable, animal-loving retired writer to care for your pets and home

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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Jane
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Joan has been an incredible house sitter. I cannot praise her highly enough. She is highly motivated, practical, efficient and a lovely person. She went the

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Woburn Sands, United Kingdom · 25 Jan - 10 Feb 2018
Aaron
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Joan was wonderful - organized, very easy to work with and friendly. Happy to have her back any time.

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East Brisbane, QLD, Australia · 26 Dec - 31 Dec 2017
Patricia
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Joan has cared for our precious old cat on more than one occasion. Meg (Queen Margaret) gets very special individual attention and obviously much affection

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Mentone South, VIC, Australia · 03 Jun - 03 Jun 2015
Bev & Keith
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I really cannot say how happy we were with the way Joan looked after Billy our Maltese X Poodle it took Billy a week before he was sure Joan was not coming

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Palmwoods, QLD, Australia · 28 Oct - 28 Oct 2014
Barbara
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Joan cared for my home and, more importantly, my dog, Gus for a month while I was travelling. Joan has a very high expectation of herself as a carer and I

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East Ballina, NSW, Australia · 02 Aug - 02 Aug 2014

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Lorinda
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Joan is honest & caring with our home, dog, cat and garden. Always keeps our house spotless. Redirected mail and paid a few bills I left money for. Comes

House & pet sitting reference · 17 November 2012

About

I'm a fit, healthy vegetarian in my sixties. Non-smoker and non-drinker. I've looked after a hobby farm with sheep, goats, ducks, geese and hens as well as suburban homes with pets like German Shepherds, standard poodles, shitzus, maltese

Why I want to house sit

Housesitting gives me the chance to have a change of scenery with the companionship of a pet while giving me the solitude I enjoy for writing. Please check out my debut novel, Iliif's Secrets by Joan Beveridge. I'll consider a house-sit

My experience

Over many years I have looked after a wide range of pets and have enjoyed their company. As a homeowner myself, I keep a neat and clean house. I have looked after a hobby farm for a month during the lambing season (sheep, goat, hens

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock

Availability

July 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Mexico
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
writer
Travelling
On my own