Art & Sally

Newly retired educators with extensive travel and pet ownership experience, open to new

Portland, OR, US
4 Reviews

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5 external references

Reviews (4)


There are not enough kind words to describe Art and Sally. They were communicative, sending pix regularly. They left the house SPOTLESS, with sheets, towels

Lubbock, TX, US · 22 Dec - 27 Dec 2020

can't say enough good things about sally and art. i received several texts with messages and pictures of walks with my dog, who loves them. i came home

Tacoma, WA, US · 24 Jul - 02 Aug 2020

Art & Sally were absolutely amazing!!! We had a great video call prior to the sit to get to know each other and ensure a good mutual fit for the sit. They

West Linn, OR, US · 10 Jul - 16 Jul 2020

Art and Sally could not have been better sitters. They warmed up to our dogs, sent us beautiful pictures of their adventures with our dogs while we were

Keizer, OR, US · 03 Jul - 05 Jul 2020

References (5)

Colin Bradshaw

I needed someone to care for our rescue chihuahua and apartment sit in June 2020. I connected with Sally and Art through a family friend and they arranged

House & pet sitting reference · 24 June 2020


We've just wrapped up our higher education careers which included work at institutions in Oregon, Washington, Ohio and Indiana. Our plans for the next chapter are to be open to travel that provides opportunities to play pickleball and

Why we want to house sit

We are waiting to settle until our adult children figure out where they will settle. In talking with people about our desire to be "vagabonds" for a couple of years, we were directed to this site by those who reported rewarding experiences

Our experience

We have bought and sold five homes so we are familiar with a variety of operating systems, appliances, and property issues. In two work transitions, we rented our homes to others so we can appreciate the anxiety of leaving one's property in

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Fish
  • Small pets


March 2021
April 2021
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Art 65+ and Sally 62
Former college basketball & tennis coach and professor and college student affairs administrator, most recently 12 years as dean of students.
With a partner