House/Pet sitter for weekends and 1-2 weeks periods

Newton, MA, US
  • 2


Home & pet owner
Currently no sitter needed
Currently no sitter needed


I live in a large beautiful Queen Ann Victorian in Newton which is about 15 minutes from downtown Boston. I travel frequently for long weekends and sometimes for 1-2 weeks at a time. I always had kids at home who cared for the house and

Home & location

Newton Center, Massachusetts is an affluent suburb west of downtown Boston. It is about a 15 minute drive and takes about 35 minutes with the train to get downtown. The train stop is a 7 minute walk from my home. It's a 20 minute drive

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Beach
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside


Responsibilities include feeding, walking and hanging out with the dogs, bringing in the mail, taking out the garbage, making sure that the heat stays on and responding if a pipe were to burst or any other emergency that could occur

Meet the pets

  • Skugga

    Coton De Tulear

    13 years

  • Bella

    11 years

Sitter feedback (19)


I have been particularly fortunate in the wonderful, positive, homes, pets and people I've connected with via this cool site. And I have to say that Judy

Stayed · 23 Oct - 04 Nov 2019

This is a wonderful home and Bella and Skugga are so much fun to be with. The house is very comfortable and beautifully decorated both inside and outside

Stayed · 26 Sep - 30 Sep 2019

A wonderful housesitting experience. Judy was warm and welcoming; she showed me around Newton and cooked me a delicious meal the night before she left for

Stayed · 04 Sep - 09 Sep 2019

It was great to stay at Judy's home and care for Bella and Skugga. Judy is an interesting, colorful and generous host and Bella and Skugga were sweet and a

Stayed · 01 May - 16 May 2019

Skugga and Bella are such characters! Big personalities. Skugga loves walks; I would call him a “little pogo stick” due to the way he’d jump around while we

Stayed · 06 Mar - 19 Mar 2019

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