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Gold (24mths)

Generally house and pet sit for free, but depending on the length of time and the complexity of additional and type of animals, a fee maybe negotiated as needed.

House Sitting Preferences
  • 1 - 2 weeks, 2 - 4 weeks, 1 - 2 months, 2 months +
  • Dog(s), Cat(s), Fish, Rabbit(s)/Guinea Pig(s), Chickens/Ducks/Geese, Reptile(s), None
Preferred Locations
  • Colorado: North & Denver, Minnesota: Metropolitan, New Mexico: Central, North Central, Wisconsin: Western

Vaccinated House & Pet Sitter

67, Retired

My name is William, and I am available for house & pet sitting assignments. I am based out of Washington State on the Olympic Peninsula but have house sat in Northern CA, Soutern OR, Denver CO & Chicago. I have a standing house sitting assignment on the Olympic Peninsula but am free from Dec to May.

I am 67, quiet, NS, single, retired professional, fit, trustworthy, reliable and flexible. I approach all house and pet sitting assignments with attention to detail, organized and thorough. I was an Executive in Logistics & Project Management for over 30 years and apply my project skills to all assignments. My hobbies include cycling, gardening, cooking and photography.

I am comfortable working in and out of the house which includes pet sitting, laundry, cleaning, vacuuming, yard work, gardening, pet yard waste removal, mowing, snow removal, garbage removal and I am in good physical condition.

I am comfortable around dogs, cats, chickens and other animals. and I have a good command of handling pets. I also have my own reliable transportation.

You can contact me through the website via mobile or email and I will reply quickly. Thank you for your consideration, William

Reviews (6)
Bill watched my cat, Sharky, and home for 3 weeks. He was very communicative and proactive. There was issues with the dishwasher and leak in the bathroom, he let me know about immediately and took care of. He sent many photos of Sharky and bought toys to play with her. Bill left the house clean. He also went above and beyond to pick/drop me off at the airport. I come home not feeling well. Before he left, Bill made sure I had vitamins and food in the fridge. I am very grateful for his help and ... MORE
 
BERNIE ( Washington, Dec 2023 - 3 weeks)
Bill is an excellent house/pet sitter! He's a great communicator and highly organized. I plan on inviting him to sit for future dates. Highest recommendation!
 
AMY ( Colorado, Nov 2022 - 1 week 1 day)
William by far exceeded my expectations for communication, organization and care of my home. Responding to my listing he provided scale and scope of previous sits, reviews and personal information. When requested he provided a list of references. Almost to good to be true. Prior to arrival he provided a checklist of duties and responsibilities for our further discussion and understanding. On arrival he was personable, organized and on task. While I was gone he communicated to me on a ... MORE
 
BILL ( Washington, May 2022 - 3 weeks)
Will Barrett took care of our house and our cat, Olivia, for almost two months. Olivia is a timid cat, but it took little time before she was playing with Will and sleeping on his bed. He was great at sending me videos of her playing or basking in the sun. The house was well taken care of and very clean, the garden was blooming and the cat was happy when we arrived home. On top of that, Will took us to the airport at 5:00 am and picked us up at 2:00 am! Talk about going above and beyond. ... MORE
 
SUNNY ( Oregon, Mar 2022 - 7 weeks)
William just completed a one-month house-sitting for me. I have an old house with numerous "quirks," and he took great care to listen to and address the concerns I had. He was extremely conscientious in all aspects and contacted me expediently when a couple of issues arose. I arrived home to find the garden and yard meticulously cared for (it had never looked better during the month of February!), and the house was super-clean - including the old wood floors, which just gleamed! I would ... MORE
 
JOANN (Eureka California, Feb 2022 - 4 weeks)
William was house/petsitting for two months in my home while I was out of the country. I have two elderly dachshunds and they were both well cared for and happy when I returned home. My home was cleaner when I got back than when I left, and William had made some thoughtful efforts to meet my little friends' special needs. He also texted photos and updates regularly. All in all a positive experience and I would welcome him back if the need were to arise.
 
MARK ( Washington, Nov 2021 - 2 months 1 week)
Mark, your comments on my review are appreciated and i hope your all settled back in with Janey and Frank! Will
 
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