Alan

Recently retired and looking for house-sits around the world

Friday Harbor, WA, US

Reviews (8)

Roz

Alan made arrangements promptly and clearly - when extreme bad weather complicated his journey Alan kept in touch and arrived just when he'd said he would

Yealmpton, United Kingdom · 01 Oct - 08 Oct 2019
Bonnie

Alan did a great job taking care of my cat, Max, and left my house in good shape. Alan also worked with me to fine tune travel arrangements which I greatly

Ashland, OR, US · 21 Aug - 02 Sep 2019
Carole and Mark

Alan was so pleasant and helpful. He took care of our kitties like his own and gave us hilarious updates that made us laugh. So sorry the RV park's water

Washougal, WA, US · 02 Jul - 08 Jul 2019
leah

Alan took wonderful care of our house and Pearl. He communicated with us via text to keep us in the loop. Everything is exactly how we left it and our cat is

Vancouver, BC, Canada · 29 Jun - 02 Jul 2019
Jean

Alan was a reliable communicator. He emailed me every day with a brief report and sometimes a picture of my cat, which allowed me to travel without worrying

Seattle, WA, US · 14 Jun - 22 Jun 2019

References (1)

Ken

Alan is a retired professional who has traveled extensively. I know him to be extremely reliable, very intelligent and precise. I have known him for years

Character reference · 20 December 2018

About

I recently retired from a position as a computer specialist at a university marine science laboratory. I began my career studying physics then morphed from researcher to teacher. Eventually I made another change back into the university

Why I want to house sit

Now that I have retired I look forward to spending a good part of each year in locations other than my very nice home without breaking the bank on hotels. I anticipate staying in one place for more than a night and up to a month or two so

My experience

Over the years I have owned several homes and have had multiple pets. I have cared for many friends' homes while they were away . Now I have lots of freedom in retirement since my last pet died of natural causes and I do not currently plan

Pet care experience

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

Availability

October 2019
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November 2019
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  • 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

Age
65+
Occupation
Senior Computer Specialist
Travelling
On my own