Rod

House sitting widower

Indianapolis, IN, US

Reviews (16)

Maria Olga

Rod was at my place for 1 week. He is a very friendly and calm person. My cats loved him. During my stay abroad Rod informed me via Skype how things are

Arlesheim, Switzerland · 10 Jun - 16 Jun 2019
Sarah

Rod really helped us out, as he came on very short notice all the way to Kathmandu to house/pet sit, when we realized we had to be gone for a longer period

Kathmandu, Nepal · 17 Feb - 09 Mar 2019
Sarah

Meeting Rod was a real pleasure as I don’t always meet my sitters before I travel. He went to great efforts to travel to Gibraltar and made all of his

Gibraltar, Gibraltar · 21 Dec - 30 Dec 2018
Janis

Rod did a great job looking after the horses. He did everything that was expected of him and more. He helped us walk our dogs which was not expected of him

Chapala, Mexico · 01 Oct - 17 Oct 2018
Julie

Rod was a phenomenal pet sitter. He was an excellent communicator from the beginning and provided updates throughout his stay. We enjoyed our visit with

Marietta, GA, US · 07 Jul - 14 Jul 2018

References (2)

Judy

Rod was dedicated to the well-being of my beloved animals the two times he stayed here and relieved me of worry with his almost daily humorous email updates

House & pet sitting reference · 07 January 2017

About

Hi, my name is Rod. I have been a widower for four years and retired for eight. I have my own home in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. While I was working I did accounting, worked in a factory, did some teaching as an adjunct professor at

Why I want to house sit

I want to house sit to see more of the world, to experience other cultures, to learn more about animal care and as a way of giving back for the great times I have experienced because others have helped me. I enjoy the company of pets and I

My experience

I recently finished house sitting (from another web site) for a month in Montana, USA and taking care of the three horses, two donkeys and two dogs. Her evaluation, "Rod was everything I'd come to expect from our several-months email

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Bermuda
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Retired
Travelling
On my own