Ellen

Nurse, Teacher, Traveler, Animal Lover

Chicago Loop, IL, US
32 Reviews

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2 external references

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Reviews (32)

Richard

We have used Ellen to look after our pets on multiple occasions now. We know when we leave them with her they will be safe, well cared for, with plenty of

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam · 19 Jun - 25 Jun 2020
Ian

Ellen was absolutely amazing. The house was left in perfect condition, and she was super flexible. Toby (our cat) loved her so much and keeps asking for

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam · 26 Jan - 30 Jan 2020
Richard

Ellen again (and again) does an amazing job looking after our amazing cats. If you need someone who will care and play with your pets, and look after your

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam · 23 Jan - 29 Jan 2020
Heather & George

Ellen is as self-sufficient and reliable as humans come. We were so happy (selfishly!) to connect with her in the flesh on both ends of our travel, probably

Lake Balboa, CA, US · 22 Dec - 27 Dec 2019
Richard

We love Ellen, that's why we keep going back to her. She looks after our home with care and looks after our cats kindly and conscientiously. Thanks Ellen!

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam · 11 Oct - 16 Oct 2019

References (2)

Karen

Ellen is an extremely conscientious and organized pet and house sitter. Not only would I trust her with my home and pets, I would trust her with my children

Employment reference · 04 April 2017

About

Hi! I'm Ellen, a young active 50- love kids, pets and travel. I used this site for my own home so many times while I have traveled, now it's my turn! I have a current fingerprinted FBI background check. I can provide extensive references. I

Why I want to house sit

I use house sitting as one of the tools in my survival kit to travel the world on a budget so my reviews are very important to me, and I understand they are earned :) I can be happy anywhere for a week, a month or a year. I teach English

My experience

I am the owner of a rental property in Chicago and have had the pleasure and responsibilities of pets all my life. I understand what it is to run a household and will treat yours as tho it were my own. I can take direction and be trusted to

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Livestock
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Austria
  • Bolivia

Profile details

Age
52
Occupation
retired hospice nurse, retired primary headmistress