Need House/Dog Sitter 12/8-10/2017 and Ongoing House/Dog-sitting Connection

House Sitter Needed for Username: pmwaddill   

Save

Posted or Updated   Dec 3,2017

Location
Burien, Southwest Suburbs, Seattle
King,Washington United States

View location map
Availability
Dec 8,2017
For 3 days | Micro Term

House sit has been Removed, Filled, or Not Available

contact other Homeowners

I travel frequently for work and my high school senior daughter usually takes care of our two dogs when I am away. However, when we are both gone it's often challening to find a reliable dog-sitter who is willing to stay with the dogs for a few nights.

We have this situation next weekend on December 8-10, 2017. I would like this to be the start of an ongoing arrangement, if possible.

We are conveniently located in Burien, just 10 minutes west of the SeaTac airport via Hwy. 518, and just minutes south of downtown Seattle and the waterfront via Hwy 509. We have an newer home in a small, gated neighborhood, just a short walk from a Trader Joe's. We are just off the main north-south street in Burien, which has some excellent restaurants and bars, and a quaint old town shopping district.

To the north is West Seattle and Alki Point, which is a nice "base" from which to go sightseeing and explore the area. West Seattle also has a year round farmers market on Sundays, and Burien's famer's market is on Thursdays.

We have two small dogs, a 7.5lb Chihuahua named Tweek, and a 25lb border collie mix named Butters. The dogs are both rescues and have very unique personalities.

Tweek is a borderline sociopath and is the slowest to warm up to people. Once he warms up, which can take awhile, he is extremely affectionate and loyal. Having someone available who Tweek can get to know would be ideal, rather than continuing to start from scratch each time.

Butters was a southern California rescue, and tends to be a bit nervous with strangers. But, ignoring him and letting him warm up at his own pace always seems to work. Bacon and chicken strips also help the process along.

(Additionally, my girlfriend has an incredibly mellow, affectionate, and friendly Chow named Lola. She is the lover and lowest maintenance of the three. They live on Mercer Island. But, it would be nice to have someone who might be willing to watch all three at my place on occasion when we travel together.)

My daughter and I two vehicles, a Lincoln MKX and a Chevy HHR, either of which would be available to you if need be. We also have bicycles, which you are welcome to use. So, if you are an adventurous and patient pet lover, we look forward to hearing from you!

Contact Home Owner


Please click on the register button below to register as a House Sitter, and receive your own confidential message system so you can contact Home owners
identified only by your chosen username (login name).


OR


Contact Home Owner


, You must be a Full/Paid member to contact Homeowners. Please click button below to return to your members area, and activate your Full/Paid Membership. You may then Apply for Unlimited housesits for the next 12 months (Plus a Bonus Month.)




OR

Close this window to continue browsing.

pmwaddill is a Verified Supporter of Housecarers.

You have already saved this Housesit

Do you want this Housesit
stored in your Housesit Favorites list?


  

Save Housesit


Please click on the Register button below to Register as a House Sitter, for your own House Sitters Portal, so you Save Your Favourite Housesits like Home owners


OR