** NOTE: IN OCTOBER 2019 I'M GIVING PRIORITY TO SITTING ASSIGNMENTS IN THE GREATER NEW HAVEN CONNECTICUT AREA **
-Dual citizen of the USA and Argentina (US born), with home bases in Austin Texas, rural Connecticut (CT), and Buenos Aires.
-Reliable, responsible, and I take care of your home and your furry loved ones as if they were my own.
-I'm good with animals and plants. And house-pet sitting is my preferred way to travel.
- 30 years of experience as a home and pet sitter.
- 12 years of experience managing vacation rental businesses for myself and others.
-Self-employed professional with several graduate degrees in the social sciences.
-Bi-lingual in English/Spanish, and I "get by" in four additional languages.
-Intuitive bond/connection with most animals. I get along great with dogs, but I have a special connection with cats and I'm a bit of a "cat whisperer."
-Experienced with elderly and special needs animals.
-Worked many summers on a CT dairy farm that has been in our family for five generations (experienced with farming and farm animals).
-Skilled gardener with indoor and outdoor plants, and worked at a plant nursery.
-I have owned, cared for, and managed real estate in multiple countries.
-Know how to maintain a home swimming pool, unfortunately! ;)
-Equally comfortable in rural and urban settings, from a small village to an urban metropolis.
-Adapt easily to new situations, languages, and cultures.
-Smoke free, alcohol free, gluten free vegetarian.
-Past house-pet sitting assignments include the following locations: New Haven, CT; Fairfield, CT; Stratford, CT; Washington, CT; East Haven and Branford, CT; Madison, CT; Woodbridge, CT; Wilton, CT; Durham CT; Guilford, CT; Boston, MA; Cambridge, MA; Nantucket Island, MA; East Sandwich (Cape Cod), MA; Tunbridge, VT; South Royalton, VT; Little Compton, RI; Stanford, CA; Palo Alto, CA; San Francisco, CA; Berkeley, CA; Mountain View, CA; Los Altos Hills, CA; Santa Cruz, CA; Studio City, CA; Woodland Hills, CA; Sherman Oaks, CA; Santa Monica, CA; Venice Beach, CA; San Diego, CA. La Jolla, CA; Austin, TX; West Lake Hills, TX; Point Venture/Lago Vista, TX; San Antonio, TX; Rockport, TX; Portland, OR; Las Vegas, NV; Silver Spring, MD; New York City (Manhattan), NY; Sagaponack "The Hamptons" Long Island, NY; Orcas Island, WA (San Juan Islands); Victoria (BC) and Vancouver (BC), CANADA; Mexico City (DF), MEXICO Santiago, Iquique, and Punta Arenas, CHILE; Buenos Aires (Cap Fed) and Ushuaia/Rio Grande (Tierra del Fuego); ARGENTINA; Montevideo, URUGUAY; Tromso and Oslo, NORWAY; and Wiesbaden, GERMANY.
Most of my online sitter references may be viewed at another sititing service I also use (which HCs won't allow me to post here). Please ask for the link. :)
My sitter schedule tends to fill up many months in advance. If you have specific dates in mind, feel free to contact me anytime. Last minute assignments are not a problem as long as I'm available. Thank you!
References available upon request. Se habla español !