Gretchen

Animal lover looking to travel

Portland, OR, US
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Reviews (8)

Catherine
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Gretchen watched our three dogs while we were away for two weeks & they must have had a great time with her because when we got home the dogs didn't get as

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Nanaimo, BC, Canada · 03 May - 18 May 2019
Jennifer
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If only there were 6 stars possible, I would give them to Gretchen in every category. She drove to be here, 3 hours in a snowstorm with more snow expected

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Seattle, WA, US · 08 Feb - 15 Feb 2019
Gail
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Gretchen has been a sitter for us and Mocha twice, and we would be glad to have her again. She is very responsible, active, and thoughtful. Mocha loves

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Blaine, WA, US · 27 Jan - 02 Feb 2019
Casey
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We were so happy that her schedule made it possible for Gretchen to again care for our rescue dog. No wonder Gretchen is a highly-valued volunteer with the

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Portland, OR, US · 29 Nov - 12 Dec 2017
Gail
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Gretchen is an excellent pet and house sitter. We appreciated that she was willing to arrive the day before we left on out trip so that she could be

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Blaine, WA, US · 09 Nov - 18 Nov 2017

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Janet
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Gretchen is a trustworthy, reliable person. She is independent and capable. Widely travelled, she is always well prepared and resourceful in any situation

Character reference · 07 January 2017

About

Hi, my name is Gretchen. I am 64 years young, and recently retired from a 40 year career as a registered nurse. I loved nursing, but am truly enjoying this new chapter of my life. I love traveling both in the US and internationally, and

Why I want to house sit

I would enjoy the opportunity to travel to new places, and make new human and animal friends.

My experience

As a single woman and home owner, I manage my own home maintenance and minor repairs, and can handle home emergencies if they arise... I have had several dogs throughout my lifetime, the last one had diabetes , requiring monitoring and

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • fishFish
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

August 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
A registered nurse
Travelling
On my own