Ellen

Nurse, Teacher, Traveler, Animal Lover

Chicago Loop, IL, US
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Reviews (26)

Kristin
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Ellen has done two sits for me! The first was a last minute cancellation and she really saved the day. The second (this one) was right after we moved and she

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam · 23 Jul - 29 Jul 2019
Richard
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We were very happy and confident to have Ellen back in our home for a second time. As before, our home was immaculate and the cats happy and well cared for

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam · 14 Jul - 23 Jul 2019
Samantha
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Ellen was already doing another sit nearby, so it was easy to meet up with her before she took care of Leo to get to know her and show her around the

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam · 29 Jun - 02 Jul 2019
Laura
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Ellen looked after our cat for just under a 6 week period over the summer holidays. We met with her beforehand to talk through the sit, she was flexible with

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam · 28 Jun - 25 Jul 2019
Richard
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Ellen was a complete star and we were happy to welcome her into our home. Ellen was also very accommodating when a family emergency caused us the ask her to

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam · 14 Jun - 02 Jul 2019

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Karen
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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

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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

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • reptileReptiles
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

August 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
52
Occupation
retired hospice nurse, retired primary headmistress
Travelling
On my own