Karen

Karen, hoping to care for your animals in Portland!

Genève, Switzerland

Reviews (2)

Lynn

Karen was an excellent house and dog sitter. She stayed at our home for over 10 days while we were travelling overseas. Our elderly beagle, Cedar, was well

Portland, OR, US · 20 May - 30 May 2019
Lyle

Karen was great. She made it very easy to arrange arrival and departure logistics and was very self sufficient in managing the house. Everything was

Portland, OR, US · 21 Dec 2018 - 04 Jan 2019

References (3)

Amy

I have intermittently worked, traveled, and/or lived with Karen over almost 30 years and can honestly say she is one of the most organized and responsible

House & pet sitting reference · 13 November 2018

About

Hello! This is Karen. I am a US citizen currently living in Switzerland and have been working for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for the last 11 years, a humanitarian who also studied law and history. I love

Why I want to house sit

For the time being, given my work overseas, I am looking for house and pet sits in or near Portland. I come home 4 or 5 times a year to see my mother, who recently survived a severe stroke. I’d be grateful to look after (and enjoy) your

My experience

I am new to this site, but have lots of experience and can share many additional references, including my vet of many years, who has seen me through everything with both my cat and dogs. I have had animals my entire life and cannot imagine

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Small pets

Availability

September 2019
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October 2019
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland
  • United States

Profile details

Age
53
Occupation
Sr. Advisor, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Travelling
On my own