Karen

RETIRED RESEARCHER/FARMER/CHEESEMAKER WITH TIME TO TRAVEL

Shushan, NY, US

Reviews (1)

David

Karen was fantastic! Our puppy Enzo loved her, and he was well cared for, walked (a lot!), and happy upon our return. Karen left the house cleaner than she

New York City, NY, US · 23 Dec - 29 Dec 2018

References (2)

Annette

Karen is THE person you want to have taking care of your pets -- in the nearly 20 years since I first met her, I've found her to be one of the most

Character reference · 21 November 2018

About

After 30 years of 24/7 farming in upstate NY, I now have time to travel. I have friends all over who I love to visit, but I hate hotels and prefer to stay in a real home. Big bonus is having a dog to walk or hike with or a cat to cuddle

Why I want to house sit

There is no better way to learn about a new location than to walk, shop and live in a community. I love to visit friends but hate to impose on them. Housesitting allows we to travel to places and really become a temporary resident. The

My experience

I have been a home or farm owner for the past 40 years, so I am a sensitive and OCD guest wherever I go. After running a dairy farm for thirty years, I have handled the day-to-day care of hundreds of animals as well as medical emergencies

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds

Availability

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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Researcher/Farmer/Cheesemaker