Alison

Mature volunteer looking to travel in new ways

Reading, United Kingdom
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I came home to happy, healthy cats & hens, the house was orderly, Alison kept me updated with cat antics - all just what I wanted. Thank you Alison!

  • cat
  • poultry
Taunton, United Kingdom · 02 Aug - 14 Aug 2019
Katherine
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Ali was a really excellent pet and house sitter. From the moment I met her, the afternoon before I left for my 3 weeks away, I completely relaxed. Ali was

  • cat
Betws-y-Coed, United Kingdom · 29 Jun - 14 Jul 2019
Juliana
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Alison is a first-class house sitter. If you choose her, you will be able to relax and enjoy your time away in the knowledge that your furry family will be

  • dog
West Looe, United Kingdom · 28 May - 17 Jun 2019
Sarah
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Marvellous is what we both said unanimously as Alison left yesterday. She looked after our dogs beautifully and they seemed to prefer to be close to her on

  • dog
  • poultry
Yeovil, United Kingdom · 11 May - 27 May 2019
Debbie
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Alison is a fabulous sitter I can confirm that. She was only here for a short while, but it was obvious the animals were totally at ease with her, and she is

  • dog
  • cat
Tetford, United Kingdom · 26 Apr - 28 Apr 2019

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Cian
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I have known Alison for almost ten years. We met while volunteering together in West Africa. In the time since I have known her she has house sat for my wife

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About

I was a teacher in Secondary schools for many years, I then worked as a University lecturer and researcher but more recently have been working with Voluntary Service Overseas in the field of Education. I have served in The Gambia, Sri

Why I want to house sit

Having been living abroad for over eleven years I am looking forward to continue to travel but in places where there is ore comfort! House sitting provides me with the opportunity to look after animals and travel. Having lived in various

My experience

When I was a child we always had cats and dogs. Before volunteering abroad, I had a golden retriever called Sasha. I have also been owned by cats! More recently, I have house sat for a friend who has 3 dogs, 2 cats, horses and donkeys -

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • birdBirds

Availability

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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Reliable and responsible, mature animal loving ex teacher.
Travelling
On my own