The Dusty Dogs of Crete

Kíssamos, Greece
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Home & pet owner


Come and experience living in an authentic Cretan dwelling in a traditional village, and spend some time looking after the cat and my two lovely dogs who live in a picturesque olive grove. This petsit is not for the fainthearted. My home

Home & location

Hidden away down the narrow lanes in the old part of Drapanias in Kissamos is the Old Shoemaker’s Cottage. The neighbourhood is made up of crumbling, old stone buildings from the Ottoman and Venetian eras. The cottage is a humble and

  • House
  • Basic WiFi
  • Beach
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Use of car included


There are two dogs, both male that live in a small olive grove where my studio is, just five minutes walk, up the hill from the house. They have plenty of space and comfortable shelter. They need one or two walks per day( depending on how

Meet the pets

  • Orestes is a gentle giant but he can be suspicious andstubborn

    Anatolian Shepherd Dog

    4 years

  • Klik eager to please and affectionate


    3 years

  • David is needy and demanding

    Rescue Cat

    2 years

Sitter feedback (1)


We were extremely fortunate to take care of the dusty dogs of Drapanias, in this authentic Greek village setting. Orestes and Klik very quickly became used

Stayed · 19 Jun - 07 Jul 2019

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