Karen

RETIRED RESEARCHER/FARMER/CHEESEMAKER WITH TIME TO TRAVEL

Shushan, NY, US
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David
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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

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

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Annette
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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

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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

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds

Availability

June 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Researcher/Farmer/Cheesemaker
Travelling
On my own