Denise

Owner of Eco-retreat in Portugal taking a break to travel and experience a different

Colares, Portugal

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Amanda
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Denise looked after our home for two weeks over Christmas. She was the perfect sitter. Her communication was excellent from the start and she was very kind

  • dog
  • cat
Sydney, NSW, Australia · 22 Dec 2018 - 05 Jan 2019
KerriAnne
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We had the pleasure of Denise fur sitting our beautiful pets. Denise was amazing she looked after our pets with as much love and care as we have for them

  • dog
  • fish
Greensborough, VIC, Australia · 02 Nov - 10 Nov 2018

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Barbara
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I have known Denise for over 20 years and she is an extremely capable, honest and reliable person who loves animals.

House & pet sitting reference · 03 October 2016

About

I am originally from Berkeley, California and have lived and worked in Portugal since 1983. Since retiring from my Orchestra job in Lisbon, I started an Eco-retreat near Sintra, offering Yoga, Permaculture experience, venue for fundraising

Why I want to house sit

I love being here in Portugal, with all my animals and the beautiful surroundings, but I also love to travel and meet new people (and animals!), experience new surroundings and get to know the world better. For me, the best time to do that

My experience

Living and looking after a 2 acre property near the coast in Portugal, with 3 dogs and a cat, 2 horses, many hens and plenty of fish and frogs in our natural swimming pool has been an amazing experience as well as a big responsibility. I

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

July 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
63
Occupation
Managing my eco-retreat Farm. Formerly Orchestra Musician (flautist)
Travelling
On my own