Laurel

Experienced and responsible house sitter who loves animals

Leiden, Netherlands

Reviews (2)

Debra & Simon

Laurel arrived the day before we went away and we spent a very pleasant evening with her. She took everything in her stride, and had no problems with the

Leeds, United Kingdom · 08 Jul - 24 Jul 2019
Maggie & Graham

We enjoyed having time with Laurel and Maya before and after our trip away. Laurel coped well with all our animals, even the new lamb that suddenly appeared

Waterrow, United Kingdom · 24 Apr - 28 Apr 2019

References (2)

Yuri

Laurel has looked after my cat Princess several times already and I’ve always found her very trustworthy and reliable. Whenever she comes, Princess is happy

House & pet sitting reference · 18 October 2018

About

I am an expat American writer and editor who has been living in Europe for the past 15 years. I have housesat and cared for animals since the age of 19, when I first worked on a historic farm milking cows and caring for a herd of sheep

Why I want to house sit

As a writer with a family, I sometimes need some quiet days alone that I can devote to getting some writing done. And I really love animals of all types. My needs are quite simple: just a reliable internet connection, and hopefully an

My experience

As noted above, I cared for a small farm when I was in my early 20s. I have had experience with cats, dogs, chickens, goats, cows, and birds of all kinds. Now in my early 50s, I still care for people's pets, though mostly domestic animals

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • France
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy

Profile details

Age
54
Occupation
Writer and editor
Travelling
On my own