Joan

Mature, trustworthy, non-smoking former educator wants to care for your home & pets

Boston, MA, US
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Reviews (2)

Lisa
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Joan is a delightful pet sitter and person. She was very communicative and took great care of my four cats and home. Joan made sure that she understood all

  • cat
Needham, MA, US · 23 Mar - 24 Mar 2019
Christine
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Hi. We were so lucky to have Joan come and look after our house and dog for the weekend. We met a few days before and I was totally comfortable leaving her

  • dog
Wellesley, MA, US · 19 Jan - 19 Jan 2016

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Amy
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It is my pleasure to provide this reference for Joan DeFeis, as I highly recommend her as a reliable, trustworthy, flexible and loving dog sitter. Joan has

House & pet sitting reference · 03 April 2016

About

I'm a retired teacher of English as a Second Language which has given me insight and experience working with and communicating with people of many different cultures. I've also worn two other career hats, first as a university dean and

Why I want to house sit

The best way to learn about another culture is to become immersed in it. To live within a local community offers an invaluable, authentic experience and an exceptional opportunity to develop and grow as a global citizen. I've lived in

My experience

As a responsible homeowner for 30+ years, I'm very self sufficient. I'm experienced with all kinds of home maintenance, and perform all housework, yard work, and even a large part of renovation projects (not electrical or plumbing) on my

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish

Availability

August 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
teacher (retired)
Travelling
On my own