Joy

My 8 year old daughter Ruby and I love to travel and take care of pets.

Bellingham, WA, US

Reviews (4)

Paola

Joy and her daughter were amazing. They took care of my two pugs during a long weekend. I definitely recommend them and will take them in consideration for

London, United Kingdom · 22 Jun - 25 Jun 2019
Beth J

Joy was an outstanding house and pet sitter! We were impressed with her care of our three dogs and one cat. She sent pictures daily (or more often!) and we

Tacoma, WA, US · 07 Aug - 10 Aug 2018
Tatiana

Such a pleasant mother/daughter team to have as house/pet sitters. They took tremendous care of my two potbelly pigs and one cat while I was away hiking

Lakewood, WA, US · 20 Jul - 22 Jul 2018
Becki

Joy was an absolutely wonderful house-sitter and pet sitter! We felt totally comfortable trusting her with our fur babies. She gave us frequent updates and

Kirkland, WA, US · 13 Jul - 17 Jul 2018

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Irena

Joy has been my pet sitter for over 4 years. She takes care of my dog Cleo, and Cleo loves spending time with Joy! She always come back happy! I can count on

House & pet sitting reference · 13 May 2018

About

Hello! My name is Joy and I'm a professor at the local university here in Bellingham and I also have my own diversity and equity consulting business. Basically I write a lot and do speaking engagements and facilitate workshops on how to

Why I want to house sit

I love taking care of animals and even have had a business doing so in the past. For me, animals are therapy for both the pet and myself. What better way to do therapy and see the world at the same time. I also want to show my daughter life

My experience

As I mentioned above, I have had several animals in my lifetime plus I had my own house and pet sitting business. It was called Dr. Joy's house and pet sitting. I haven't done it as extensively as I did before my daughter was born but now

Pet care experience

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

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands

Profile details

Age
45
Occupation
Professor and Consultant
Travelling
With children