Jennifer

Professor/Writer/Traveler

Laurel, MD, US

Reviews (51)

Paul

Where to begin... if we could describe the perfect housesitter, it would be Jennifer. From the initial phone chat, she was incredibly attentive and

Brooklyn, NY, US · 06 Nov - 16 Nov 2019
Leriam

Jennifer was an amazing person to trust with the two most important furry loves of our lives. She was able to meet with us before and was very detail

Manhattan, NY, US · 16 Oct - 21 Oct 2019
Laura & Corwin

We were so happy to have Jennifer back for a second sit. She is a pleasure to communicate with and takes such incredible care of our pets while we are away

Park Slope, NY, US · 30 Aug - 09 Sep 2019
Anastasiya

Jennifer was an INCREDIBLE sitter!! Our two kitties loved her so much, it seemed they hadn't even missed us, when we got home. Jennifer checked in daily with

Inwood, NY, US · 19 Aug - 29 Aug 2019
Sadaf

Jennifer was the first sitter I had after one from trusted house sitters not only didn’t show up but lied to me about being at my house. Needless to say, I

New York City, NY, US · 08 Aug - 19 Aug 2019

References (2)

Lynne

Jennifer took care of our large secured home, 2 dogs, cat, and a fish tank for 2.5 weeks this fall while we left New England to travel to the UK. She loves

House & pet sitting reference · 10 October 2013

About

For a decade I have been a professor at a university outside of Boston (I hold a PhD in literature), but am transitioning out of academia to pursue my own writing, tutoring, and public speaking career. I am an avid traveler and travel

Why I want to house sit

My deep love of learning -- about other places, cultures, languages, wildlife -- inspires me to continue to travel all over the world. House-sitting not only allows me to spend a little longer really getting to know another part of the

My experience

I have many years of experience traveling solo to many different countries in the world and therefore adapt very quickly to foreign environments; I speak multiple languages and am always keen to learn more; I am a lifelong pet owner and

Pet care experience

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

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
46
Occupation
Professor, Writer, Speaker
Travelling
On my own