Barry

Experienced House and Petsitter

Oakland, CA, US
10 Reviews

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2 external references

Reviews (10)

Martha K

I cannot recommend Barry highly enough. He truly went above and beyond when he cared for my cats and home. He worked independently to problem solve the

Santa Rosa, CA, US · 12 Mar - 23 Mar 2020
Alana

I am so thankful for Barry. Not only were my kids (2 kitties) happy and healthy when I got home and my house was spotless! He was a wonderful guest. Highly

Belmont, CA, US · 25 Feb - 28 Feb 2020
Sheba

Barry is an awesome and amazing pet sitter! As others have commented, he leaves the house in better shape than when he arrived. He is concientious, clean

Santa Rosa, CA, US · 07 Feb - 24 Feb 2020
Lauren

Barry was an excellent guest and caretaker for our dog, Starfox. He was communicative, tidy, and has great sense of humor! Starfox was healing from surgery

Santa Rosa, CA, US · 28 Nov - 04 Dec 2019
Reenie

Barry is an outstanding sitter and we highly recommend him! He was charming and funny in all communications, sent photos of happily tuckered-out dogs, and

Truckee, CA, US · 13 Aug - 20 Aug 2019

References (2)

Claude

Barry has been housesitting for us for several years, months at a time, and we could not be any happier with the way he cares for the house and the garden

House & pet sitting reference · 06 July 2017

About

Having become single again, I've returned to house and petsitting. I'm a freelance writer (a novel, 14 years of writing a syndicated humor column, etc) and web developer so I work wherever I am, meaning I'm around to keep pets company and

Why I want to house sit

I like new places and new experiences...it's invigorating!

My experience

Six years of house and petsitting when I first moved to the West Coast, mostly in the San Francisco Bay Area but also in Oregon, Hawaii, Los Angeles, France, Bali, and elsewhere. In the past 2-1/2 years of being back to housesitting I've

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Birds

Availability

October 2020
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Preferred countries

  • United States

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Writer/Web developer