** NOTE: I'M CURRENTLY 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 CT, and downtown Buenos Aires in the historic district.
-Semi-retired professional with several graduate degrees in the social sciences.
-Bilingual in English/Spanish.
-Over 30 years of experience as a house and pet sitter both in the United States and abroad.
-Reliable, responsible, and I take care of your house/property and your four-legged family members as if they were my own. :)
-Intuitive bond with most animals, and something of a cat whisperer.
-Experience 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 (including vegetable gardening), and I have also worked at a plant nursery.
-Have owned and managed real estate in multiple countries.
-Know how to maintain a home swimming pool, unfortunately!
-Collector of mid-century modern furniture so I have the highest respect for home furnishings and never set down a beverage without a coaster. ;)
Smoke free, alcohol free, gluten free vegetarian.
I have a presence on several house sitting websites, in addition to this one. Most of my online sitter references are on Trusted House Sitters, at the following link:
Past house-pet sitting assignments include the following USA and international locations: Austin, TX; West Lake Hills, TX; Point Venture/Lago Vista, TX; San Antonio, TX; Rockport, TX; New Haven, CT; East Haven and Branford, CT; Durham, CT; Guilford, CT; Madison, CT; Woodbridge, CT; Wilton, CT; Little Compton, RI; Boston, MA; Cambridge, MA; East Sandwich (Cape Cod), MA; Nantucket Island, MA; New York City (Manhattan), NY; Sagaponack and East Hampton (Long Island), NY; Silver Spring, MD; Tunbridge, VT; South Royalton, VT; Arlington, VT; 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; Silver Lake, CA; San Diego, CA. La Jolla, CA; Portland, OR; Las Vegas, NV; ; Eastsound, WA (Orcas Island/San Juan Islands); Victoria 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.