Carol

Happy Hobo: Fit, animal-loving adventurer with 50+ 5-star reviews & references

Santa Barbara, CA, US
32 Reviews

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Reviews (32)

Leah

Carol is a phenomenal house sitter! She is kind, organized, and reliable. After traveling for 3 weeks, we returned to a spotless home, two happy pets, many

Oakland, CA, US · 06 Jul - 28 Jul 2021
Tony

I highly recommend Carol as a housesitter. She's friendly, gracious, and responsible. She made time to visit before the sit and asked questions that showed

Berkeley, CA, US · 30 Jun - 05 Jul 2021
Roberta

Carol was fantastic! A true lifesaver for my last minute trip - during this pandemic ! My two cats were very well cared for . She sent me updates to

Oakland, CA, US · 26 Aug - 14 Sep 2020
Michael

Carol was first rate! Very nice person, responsive, reliable, prompt, great communication, and best of all, our furry friends were well taken care of

San Diego, CA, US · 25 Feb - 29 Feb 2020
Amber

This was Carols second sit for Enzo and she was great, as always! Can’t wait for her to come back.

Carlsbad, CA, US · 21 Feb - 23 Feb 2020

References (21)

Chris

Carol and her husband stayed at our home for approximately a month last summer. We live on an old farm, in a historical home, with extensive grounds

House & pet sitting reference · 08 February 2015

About

As a bounder of adventure, I have a thirst for new experiences, interacting with animals, helping others, and sharing my skills. I go by the handle The Happy Hobo. I’m a cheerful non-smoker who is devoted to pet, home and property care. I

Why I want to house sit

I believe that as citizens of the universe, we would be negligent if we did not indulge in the pleasure of travel and getting outside of one’s own setting. So by house and petsitting, I can help others enjoy the benefits of travel or spend

My experience

Your pets will be loved like my own. I’ve been both a dog and cat owner many times over through the years, most of them rescues. With no kids, my “children” were always my pets, the latest of which was Moose, a Weimaraner who has now passed

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
62
Occupation
Retired