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ID: ttx

Name:

Rebecca

Is / are:

Single

Age group:

46 to 55

Profession:

Retired Recruitment Consultant, Writer & Mum

Years active:

1 year

Preferred locations:

NSW QLD VIC (full regions list)

Current bookings:

3 Nov 18 Nov 19 Dec 17 Jan '20 14 Feb '20 27 Feb '20 11 Mar '20 28 Mar '20 5 Apr '20 21 Apr '20 17 Jun '20 11 Jul '20

Reply rating:

5 stars

More information about this house sitter

Mature (54), responsible single lady with extensive experience and excellent references. Lover of all creatures great and small :) Positive, with a 'can do' attitude and a natural affinity with animals. Quiet-living and respectful of the homes of others.

* Currently sitting in Queensland *

Firstly, I have to apologise in advance for the length of my profile, but I can't imagine that there is such a thing as 'too much' information when considering relinquishing the care and welfare of your home and animal family to a stranger.

I have been a home-owner for the past 25 odd years and have always taken great pride and pleasure in caring for and improving my homes to the greatest extent that I can. I am very house-proud and also love to garden.

Personally, I am very friendly, extremely compassionate, responsible, ethical, practical, and honest. I value privacy and will respect yours. I am entirely non-judgmental as regards how others choose to live their lives.. anyone who cares enough about their animals to engage the services of a Pet Sitter has to be a good person :)

While you are away, you can rest assured that no unauthorized persons will have access to your home, property or animals other than me. I consider pet/home sitting to be a very serious responsibility and as a 'job' to be done to the best of my ability. I do not socialise or entertain visitors in the homes of others.

I am very much a home-body and write (online) from home, so will be a constant presence at your property for security purposes and will be a full time reassuring friend for your animal family - providing them with all of the care, company and attention that they deserve. I will be contactable 24/7 and I love to forward regular photos/videos for your peace of mind.

All instructions given re routines, security, household, garden and animal care will be followed to the letter. Your home and surrounds will be treated with care and respect.

Animals have been a constant presence in my life from childhood and I cannot imagine a fulfilling life without them. I have always had dogs, cats and while my three, (now adult), children were growing up, of course we had the usual parade of chooks, ducks, guinea pigs, mice, rabbits, birds, horses, donkeys and fish.. pet rats even! I have had my own horses from a young age, with the odd break here and there when life got in the way. My most recent discovery is a love of pet sheep. In my youth I did work on cattle/sheep properties, but having been given two orphaned lambs to raise in recent years, I have discovered what a joy they too can be and what wonderful companions they are when raised in a nurturing home setting.

Currently I have little Pop with me, who is our last remaining family pet. I know that it's not ideal to have a pet in tow as a pet/home sitter, as it does limit my options, but I have a responsibility to this little girl to continue to care for her until such time as she leaves us. Poppy is *sort of* a dog, (a Chihuahua x Shih Tzu), although I don't believe that she thinks so! Pop is seven years old and has always lived with other animals of all varieties, shapes and sizes. She has never been anything other than gentle, friendly and accommodating to all. She is 100% 'cat friendly'. Pop is completely house-trained, desexed and kept up to date with all of her vaccinations and worming. I carry her medical records with us should anyone need reassurance. Pop is somewhat timid initially around dogs that she doesn't know, so caring for dogs that have aggressive tendencies would not work for us. Large/playful dogs is fine, but aggressive - no. I have included a photo of Poppy in my photos here on my profile for your reference. She is the little white munchkin that I am holding :)

I hope that I have managed to paint a thorough picture of Poppy and myself, but please do feel free to contact me with any queries that may spring to mind!

I have attached below some additional references/reviews that are from another sitting platform that I use :)

I have recently created a Facebook page for our sitting, as I thought it'd be a nice way to keep a record all of the beautiful animals that we meet in our travels.

Please do visit us at:
FACEBOOK: search 'Bec & Pop's Pet/Home Sitting'
INSTAGRAM: yepitsbec

Best wishes,
Bec & Poppy


Notes:

RE DOGS/CATS:
- If your dogs/cats are accustomed to sleeping on the bed with you, that's no problem :)
- I'm also happy to use my SUV to chauffeur them to their usual outings, (should they have any), to the beach, dog park etc.

RE SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS:
- I supply all of my own bed linen, pillow and doona, there's no need to make up a bed for me. (Poppy brings her own bed too).

WHAT DO I NEED?
- I provide my own food and all other supplies and groceries and consume nothing from the home.

LIMITATIONS:
- I do not sit Pugs, Bull Dogs or any other ‘flat faced’ breeds.

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