Barbara

Reliable house&garden-proud animal lover.

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Reviews (39)

Susie

Barbara is a warm, friendly, caring and efficient person, and I would not hesitate to recommend her as a house and pet sitter. She took great care of my dog

Church Stretton, United Kingdom · 02 Aug - 23 Aug 2019
Jo

Barbara sat for us for a just over a month looking after our eight month old Golden retriever puppy and our home. She was very reliable and took great care

Balnarring, VIC, Australia · 03 Jun - 04 Jul 2019
Judy

Barbara was great, as usual, the house was spotless, the dogs were happy and the fire was lit - which was especially nice as it was a cold and miserable

Drysdale, VIC, Australia · 16 May - 23 May 2019
warwick

Barbara did a marvellous job of looking after our aged Holly, with all her medical requirements etc, and our 2 new additions to the house, Charlie and Luna

Melbourne, VIC, Australia · 14 Mar - 17 Mar 2019
JOHN AND INEZ

We had the unusual experience of having two sitters, Barbara sat for the first 6 days. Right from first contact Barbara was efficient and reliable. We felt

Drysdale, VIC, Australia · 07 Dec - 13 Dec 2018

References (3)

Barbara

If I was looking for a house sitter Barbara is the person I would choose. When she has looked after my place I always find everything in order - and the

Character reference · 06 April 2013

About

A very active recently `retired' (mostly!) lady who has operated a small business in the world of horticulture/gardening for many years, I now welcome the opportunity to care for your home & pets as if they were my own. I enjoy walking

Why I want to house sit

Would like to house/pet-sit as a means of broadening my horizons, discovering new places & like minded people who love their animals.

My experience

As a homeowner, am well acquainted with caring for a property and competently dealing with any issues that may arise. I am a passionate gardener, and have always enjoyed the company of animals, especially dogs, having had in the family a

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry

Availability

December 2019
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January 2020
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0102030405
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
retired horticulturist
Travelling
On my own