Barbara

Before retiring I was School Manger for Civil Engineering at the University of

Southampton, United Kingdom

Reviews (6)

prudence

Barbara was excellent in looking after Mary and Gillian, and my house, all left in great condition. Thank you Prudence Penlington

Christchurch, New Zealand · 10 Jan - 15 Jan 2019
Lee and Alan

We were really pleased with Barbara as our house sitter/ pet carer. The animals were happy and had been well care for, they missed her when she left. Our

Te Kopuru, New Zealand · 18 Dec 2018 - 09 Jan 2019
John

Barbara is a lovely lady, very capable and competent. We were happy to leave our little dog in her care and all was well on our return. It would be great to

Nutley, United Kingdom · 18 Sep - 21 Sep 2018
Jane

Barbara is a lovely lady, very personable and competent. We were very reassured to leave our little elderly dog in her care and she seemed very happy on our

Faversham, United Kingdom · 26 Apr - 05 May 2018
Hannah

It was so reassuring to know on the first day of arrival prior to us leaving that Molly would be really well cared for by Barbara, as they clicked straight

Sumburgh, United Kingdom · 20 Aug - 24 Sep 2017

References (1)

Nicky

Barbara has looked after my labradoodle and house sat for several years while I was on holiday. She is a caring, reliable and capable individual who has a

House & pet sitting reference · 22 June 2017

About

I love to travel but not as a tourist, I prefer to immerse myself in the places I visit. I have had a Newfoundland, a Yorkshire terrier, Springer Spaniels who had puppies and brother and sister Rottwieler/Springer cross..

Why I want to house sit

I prefer to have the independence to cook my own food and feel comfortable just watching TV which is not possible in a hotel or B&B. I also miss having dogs around.

My experience

I may need the phone numbers of your local trademen, but as the owner of several properties I am confident I can manage to look after your home while you enjoy a break away. I currently do casual work driving a mini-bus with young

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Poultry

Availability

December 2019
MTWTFSS
01
02030405060708
09101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
January 2020
MTWTFSS
0102030405
06070809101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Middle management in University
Travelling
On my own