Animal-loving, arty, veterinary nurse

Username RunsWithDogs  

46 - 55 years
Jun 2,2023 My Calendar
Writer/Illustrator/Stained Glass/Artisan/Vet Nurse
Married/Partnered female housesitting alone
6 - 8 Weeks, 2 - 3 Months, 3 + Months


I'm a mature woman who will cuddle, walk or run than extra mile for your cats, dogs and farm animals, depending on their needs.

I have had cats and dogs all my life and love them all - including the energetic breeds such as Border Collies, Siberian and Alaskan Huskies.  I have taken care of cats, donkeys, goats, chickens, horses and even a semi-wild mustang!  I have no pets of my own at the moment so it's perfect timing to take care of yours!

I feel that animals make the world go around and naturally have a strong sense of obligation and love towards them, which is why I studied Veterinary Nursing.  I aim to bring as much enrichment and joy as possible to the lives of the animals around me.  I have written, illustrated and self-published several children's books about dogs and other non-human heroes that I hope promote both animal and human welfare.  Feel free to take a look:   have experience living remotely, independently and modestly.  I don't smoke, am sensitive to the neighbours' right to quiet and I love to practise my language skills.  I have decent French and Spanish, basic (but improving!) German and beginner's Norwegian. 

I am available for short or longterm animal and home-caring opportunities and, in return, your animals and home will be cherished!

I hope to meet you soon! 

All the best,

Vivienne Lynch

Homeowner Feedback / endorsements (1)

“ Vivienne the the BEST choice to care for our 2 beautiful cats. SWITZERLAND. ”

Sit Dates Dec-10-22 - Feb-8-23 Homeowner EnjoyBern, Member Since Oct-13-22

Location Bern Bern Switzerland

From our very first correspondence it was clear that Vivienne has a love and connection for animals and that this is one of her truest gifts.

After further conversation, I knew in my heart that leaving our two 'girls' (Burmese cats, who are like children to us) would be Okay when it would be Vivienne coming to stay.

It was our first time leaving our cats and our home for such an extended duration (2 months) and also the first time finding a carer online.

We were so lucky to find Vivienne. Her communication was unhurried and responsive.

During the time we were away, it is clear that Vivienne took her responsibility very seriously and strived to meet her commitment fully, even when a family tragedy needed her attendance for a few days. Together we found an interim solution and Vivienne returned after the required time to again be with 'the girls'.

Our neighbours also very much appreciated having such a good human staying in the apartment that we all share as a house.

Returning home, we found that the cats were very happy and content - it was as though we'd never left ! As were our neighbours ;)

We are truly grateful to Vivienne, we forged a real friendship and wish her well always. You would be very fortunate to have Vivienne care for your pets and your home whilst you are away.

Kind regards,


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