Appalachian Idyll

Frostburg, MD, US
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I prefer a mature woman sitter or a retired couple. I am a writer with two wonderful dogs. I travel for work (to teach workshops) and for pleasure. I prefer for my dogs to stay at home with their routines intact.

Home & location

Small university town. Good bookstore and library within walking distance. The Great Alleghany Passage runs right through town, a 230 mile cycling/hiking/skiing trail. Winter sits require people who enjoy winter. You can still live without

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car
  • Use of car included


Responsibilities include walking, feeding, and loving dogs, bringing in the mail, and watering flowers in summer. In the winter the dogs are reduced to one walk a day. They have a big yard and spend time out there in the coldest weather. I

Meet the pets

  • Jack

    15 years

  • Alice

    15 years

Sitter feedback (3)

Maureen & Rod

We found the small town of Frostburg a wonderful historic community to house sit in and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. We got to look after Alice and

Stayed · 30 Jul - 15 Aug 2019

Patricia welcomed us as if we were family. She was very caring, picked us up and dropped us off at the station, spent a couple of days with us before she

Stayed · 04 Jan - 31 Jan 2018

Patricia has a lovely home in the center of Frostburg, a sweet little college town in the Appalacian Mountains. Her two dogs, Jack and Alice, are a dream to

Stayed · 13 Nov - 12 Dec 2016

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