Irene

Caring Animal Friend

Zürich, Switzerland
27 Reviews

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Reviews (27)

Erin

Irene and her husband were wonderful house-sitters. They had to go above and beyond the call of duty as I had a cat sick from his surgery the week before

Neu-Ulm, Germany · 26 Jan - 31 Jan 2020
Jen

Irene and Stefan could not have been more lovely and helpful. They offered to drive us to the train station after which we realised we had forgotten a coat

Lausanne, Switzerland · 16 Jan - 20 Jan 2020
Sabine

We are totally in love with Irene and Stefan! What an amazing and openhearted couple with loads of experience on how to treat your furry family members and

Berlin, Germany · 20 Dec 2019 - 01 Jan 2020
Joanna

Thank you Iren and Stefan for another perfect house-sit! You love Alfie and Izzy so much and it is wonderful to be able to go away knowing they are in such

Albigny-sur-Saône, France · 20 Oct - 01 Nov 2019
carole

We asked Irene if she would arrive the night before we were due to depart for our holiday and she happily agreed. We therefore had time to explain everything

Évian-les-Bains, France · 17 Sep - 25 Sep 2019

References (1)

Sherry

Iren is an highly trustworthy person. She is reliable, taking excellent care of animals and their homes. She is neat and tidy, and very responsible. I

House & pet sitting reference · 01 April 2018

About

I grew up in Switzerland, became a public school teacher. In 1977, I emigrated to Boston, where I got an M.Ed in Creative Arts Therapies, which I practiced and taught for 20 years. I attended art school and opened my own art&fashion studio

Why I want to house sit

Both Stefan and I like to travel but prefer to stay in one place for a while and get to know it. This will give us a chance to spend time with animals whom we genuinely love.

My experience

All my life I have adopted animals, or they have adopted me. I had a rescue dog, Mutschga, for 15 years, when living in Boston. She was my best friend. Stefan also adopted an injured dog from a vet, they were great companions until Boebble

Pet care experience

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

Availability

June 2020
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July 2020
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Textile Artist / Teacher