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 (17)


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

We loved taking care of Judy's home and her dogs Bella and Skuga. Both dogs are easy to care for, sweet and friendly. The house is amazing, built back in the

Stayed · 28 Jan - 06 Feb 2019

We really loved this sit and would definitely return in the future. Judy is good with communication and details so we knew what to expect upon arrival. She

Stayed · 30 Sep - 12 Oct 2018

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