Patrick

Experienced and Dependable Animal-Loving Canadian

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Reviews (1)

Ian and Margreet

Patrick took care of our pets, two horses and a cat, he also fed the wild birds and kept an eye on our large vegetable garden. Patrick did an exceptional

Magdalena, NM, US · 16 Jul - 16 Aug 2017

References (2)

Alain and Nancy

We have known Patrick for several years and he has looked after our home on many occasions. He is a trusted, responsible and conscientious house-sitter, and

Landlord reference · 21 December 2016

About

I'm a respectful, easygoing, self-reliant, and highly dependable person who's self-employed, adventurous, and loves animals and travel. (Work-wise, I do mostly writing, editing, and content marketing, all remotely.) I've been around

Why I want to house sit

I suppose this is the easiest way to describe it: I'm looking to bridge the gap between "settling down" with "keep on travellin'." When I travel, I try to avoid hotels, often staying with people in their homes instead, either by invitation

My experience

While I worked as a cook (age 16) for an international riding school, I rode in my off time and also helped with mucking the stalls, grooming, and feeding. I even saved a four-year-old Hanoverian that had somehow gotten out of the stable

Pet care experience

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

Availability

October 2019
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November 2019
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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
40
Occupation
Writer | Editor
Travelling
On my own