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United States


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Pet experience

Dog(s), Cat(s), Horse/Donkey(s), Chicken(s), Bird(s), Fish, Rabbit(s), Tortoise/Turtle(s), Guinea pig(s), Rodent(s), Pig(s), Goat(s), Reptile(s), Farm animal(s), Other animal(s) – Animals gravitate to me and I have a calming effect on most creatures.

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From: 18 July 2020
Until: 31 December 2025




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About this sitter

Hi, I am Ingrid.
2yrs ago I gained dual nationality from the UK with the USA, thus as a bonus my background checks have been indepth via; 'Homeland Security'. I live & own 2 houses in Kansas.
I am a retired refinery operator and now do screenwriting per my degrees. This allows me the time and ability to travel and experience different cities and cultures.
I have a son in NYC, so this area is always of interest to me. Other large cities on my bucket list are Boston, Seattle, Washington DC(been once, love the river & restaurants), San Francisco & other large cities that allow me to care for your home, erstwhile experiencing the art and culture of my surroundings.
Ideally my housesitting preference would be of atleast 3 weeks or more in order to make my cost of air travel worthwhile.
I have in the past looked after many houses &/or pets of my friends in the UK, Thailand, Germany, (some language skills) & now the USA. Also, whilst studying and travelling before going to university I have been a live in nanny and a part time house cleaner. Both jobs required being entrusted with access to large private homes and the care of their loved ones.
As a home owner and neat freak, I have high respect for others property and privacy. I am artsy & love galleries, museums, and anything that inspires. I am extremely reliable, logical and am adept at DIY. I do not spook easily, so should there be a basic house or pet issue, I am not going to over-react & call an emergency plumber, or overpriced vet for a paw splinter. I was trained as a medic (hazmat) and worked in the private sector & the oil industry for several yrs.
I work well with & have owned, a bird, fish tank with albino frogs, cats, dogs( I have walked or sat for most breeds, but my heart has been stolen by my two, now deceased, Great Danes), and with time spent in Texas, owned 5 horses, a cote mundi, rooster & chickens. I have also treated injuries on some wilder critters; O'Possums, squirrels, rabbits, birds & mice. I have even milked a few cows. :D
Although I am a mature person, I am young of mind, articulate and adapt easily. I am told I have a wicked sense of humour. My friends are of all age ranges, educational, social backgrounds and genders. I have green fingers and have a high appreciation for the environment. I am a non smoker but have no issue if I am around those that do.
This is a big decision to entrust a stranger with your private space & furry loved ones, so please feel free to ask me any questions that will help you feel at ease & allow you to enjoy your time away from your own home. XXX

Why they want to house sit

Although I am extremely social and have many friends, I am somewhat of a loner and love my own company. I enjoy exploring new cultures, languages and food. I have an affinty for animals so housesitting pets allows me the opportunity to discover the planet whilst having the stability of a home away from home and the companionship of beautiful creatures.

Their experience

Yes. Per my main profile piece. I am also a trained medic which in the current climate is beyond useful. I am adept with Horses, I ride ,(english) several times a week. I love all animals and most seem to love me.
I have references and repeat clients in NYC (cats) and LA (dogs) that I aquired from a similar site.

What can they bring to the assignment

Being a trained medic most injuries are treatable and syptoms of illnesses easily spotted.
In the early yrs of moving to the US I was a prison guard, thus security and handling temperamental creatures, insert laugh here, are second nature to me. I am 6ft and physically fit. Handling horses and my advanced schmoozing skills makes me at ease with all creatures. I am a pragmatist, so everything is doable.

Available to house sit

Africa, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma, Cambodia, Canada, Caribbean, Central South America, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Middle East, Moldova, Monaco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North East Asia, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South East Asia, South Korea, South Pacific, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam

Availability dates

From: 18 July 2020
Until: 31 December 2025

Do they charge?

They don't charge for house sitting services


MindMyHouse member since 2019

Personal details

Age: 46-55 years old

Total sits

Total completed house sits: 0


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Last updated: 18 July 2020