Barbara

Outdoor loving, practical, considerate carers, excellent communicators

Christchurch, New Zealand
13 Reviews

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Reviews (13)

Craig

Barbara was a fantastic house and pet sitter. She was very self sufficient, clean, tidy and knowledgeable about animals and their welfare. She provided

Sippy Downs, QLD, Australia · 25 Jan - 28 Jan 2020
Rikke

Barbara looked after our indoor cat Angus for two days. While Angus isn’t a difficult cat, he does require some attention and love. Barbara fulfilled this

Copenhagen, Denmark · 27 Sep - 29 Sep 2019
Sarah

Barbara is extremely self sufficient and welcomes the opportunity to explore the local area. She communicates very well and we felt very comforted knowing

Wicklow, Ireland · 04 Jul - 04 Aug 2019
Eleanor

Barbara was great - a brilliant sitter. She got in touch quickly, and offered to come and meet us before the sit, even though we only needed help for a

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom · 04 May - 06 May 2019
Anthony

My pets were very happy on return, well looked after. Barbera was a pleasure to meet and left the house very tidy. No concerns came up she did a great job

Crondall, United Kingdom · 23 Apr - 28 Apr 2019

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Helen

I have known Barbara for many years. She is an honest, straightforward, organised and caring person. I have visited and stayed with her. Her own

Character reference · 02 November 2017

About

Barbara is an experienced and widely travelled housesitter. Born in the UK, homes have included Singapore, Darwin, and Brisbane. (Her UK-based son and daughter-in-law are both veterinary surgeons). Barbara’s career included service as a

Why I want to house sit

Housesitting experience to date has been positive and life-enriching. We enjoy periods on our yacht as well as rewarding weeks ensuring pets and homes are well cared for.

My experience

Love of animals and the outdoors, practical knowledge, passion for running an organised spotless home. Personal pets have included horses, dogs, cats, farm animals. NB: Regular communication is guaranteed to reassure regarding the wellbeing

Pet care experience

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

Availability

January 2021
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February 2021
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Justice of the Peace and Licensing Commissioner