House Sitters America

House sitting & pet sitting exclusively for the US

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Platinum (36mths+)

Fair trade is a "key" element, when I chose to add a fee it made me accountable for what you ask of me. I'm not going on vacation, rather, working while you are on vacation. Reach out so you know.

House Sitting Preferences
  • 2 - 4 weeks, 1 - 2 months, 2 months +
  • Dog(s), Horse(s)
  • Enjoy caring for the farm while you are on vacation because all creatures deserve to be cared for in your absence. Let's discuss your expectations and what I am willing to do.

Preferred Locations
  • Colorado: Central (Chaffee), North & Denver (Larimer, Weld), Northwest (Jackson, Routt), Pikes Peak (Teller)
  • NEXT 6 MONTHS    
  • 2024: 1Mar-24Mar | 3Apr-15Apr | 16Apr-19Apr | 11Jun-26Jun | 5Jul-10Jul | 1Sep-8Sep | 18Sep-2Oct | 18Dec-9Apr2025 2024: 24Mar-2Apr | 19Apr-22Apr | 23Apr-7May | 26Jun-29Jun | 11Oct-25Oct
  • On a house-sit right now

Experienced Professional Property Caretaker

58, Self-Employed

Experienced caretaker of estates, homes, ranches and cabins in the woods. Caring for your home and/or animals for a short or long-term assignments in conjunction with special requests per client.

Based on length of assignment I stand willing to assist with mail & garbage in your absence.

My love for dogs and their care is extremely important to me along with caring for the security of your home.

Rest assured that I have been fully vaccinated. Records available for proof.

References available upon request.

My services are now extended to Innkeeper vacation coverage. Length of service is up to three months.

Reviews (7)
What a real gem we found in Rusty. From an initial contact and online meeting until her day of arrival there was great communication. Her care for our crew, garden, and home was second to none. Her enthusiasm is contagious and we could not have felt more at ease as we traveled knowing all was cared for. When needed for one small concern with a horse, she was quick to contact us and handled it like a pro. We look forward to having her back on the farm in the future!
ERIC & LAUREN ( Missouri, Sep 2023 - One Week)
Great communication. We returned to a sparkling clean house (not easy with our dogs) and happy dogs. I would happily have her come again.
MARY ( Colorado, Dec 2023 - 2 weeks 6 nights)
Thank you. It was my pleasure.
Rusty was a great house and pet sitter. She took great care of our 3 golden retrievers and also great care of our house. She sent us updates and pictures so we knew how the dogs were doing and she was super easy to talk to. We would definitely recommend her to anyone who needs house care or pet care.
TRACY ( Washington, Apr 2023 - 4 days)
Thank you so very much ❣️😊
Rusty is AMAZING. We love our home, we love our animals and all of our gardens... which makes it hard to leave! For many years, we just didn't. Now that we have Rusty in our lives, we feel free to visit family out of state and go on vacation. She has truly been a game changer. Wonderful communicator, even sends us updates and pictures of our animals daily-unprompted. Both times she has cared for our little homestead we come home to homemade delicious food and a sweet note. She takes her ... MORE
HAYLEY ( Colorado, Jun 2022 - 10 days)
Thank you for your gracious review. It is my honor to care for your home, animals and plants (when requested). You are the reason I want what I do to be beyond your expectations. Great couple! Awesome location. Loving creatures.
Rusty is absolutely fabulous; very attentive, intuitive and gentle with the animals. My husband and I felt totally comfortable leaving the household in her care. Upon our return, the animals were peaceful, comfortable and showed no evidence of past stress. We've already asked Rusty to return and care for our home and our charges again. We feel very blessed the Lord has brought her into our lives.
TERESA ( Colorado, Nov 2021 - 6 days)
No rating Rusty was great to stay with our dog over the holiday. She was reliable, punctual and kept our house very clean. She was very respectful of our home. She sent pictures of our dog and updates on most days. We would definitely hope to use her again
MICHAEL AND MARY ( Colorado, Dec 2019)
No rating Rusty was a kind and conscientious house sitter throughout all of our communication and her stay. She was easy and quick to communicate with and willingly addressed any questions or concerns we had. She took great care of our dog and home while we were away and provided regular texts with photos. She was a great resource for our family and we are very appreciative and would be happy to have her house sit for us again.
ALICIA ( Colorado, Nov 2019)
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