Ellen

Nurse, Teacher, Traveler, Animal Lover

Chicago Loop, IL, US
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Reviews (36)

Heather & George
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This was our second housesitting with Ellen. We’re incredibly grateful that she arranged her own travel schedule to make this sit work for us. As she did on

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Lake Balboa, CA, US · 11 Nov - 15 Nov 2021
Anna
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Ellen was an amazing housesitter. She communicated clearly with us, sent updates on the little ones, and left the house looking beautiful. She was super

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Los Angeles Downtown, CA, US · 22 Oct - 01 Nov 2021
Deanna
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How fortunate we feel to have connected with Ellen on this site! It was a breeze setting up all the sit details with her since she's a terrific

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Pasadena, CA, US · 21 Oct - 24 Oct 2021
Bobbie Jo
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Aw man, where to start. I'll start at the end. First, I promised I'd write this review when i got home last night and I broke that promise. I'm sorry Ellen

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Ensenada, Mexico · 04 Sep - 15 Oct 2021
Richard
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We have used Ellen to look after our pets on multiple occasions now. We know when we leave them with her they will be safe, well cared for, with plenty of

  • cat
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam · 19 Jun - 25 Jun 2020

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Karen
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Ellen is an extremely conscientious and organized pet and house sitter. Not only would I trust her with my home and pets, I would trust her with my children

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About

Hi! I'm Ellen, an active traveler in my 50s. I love kids, pets and travel. I used this site for my own home so many times while I have traveled, now it's my turn! I have a current fingerprinted FBI background check. I can provide extensive

Why I want to house sit

I use house sitting as one of the tools in my survival kit to travel the world on a budget, so my reviews are very important to me, and I understand that they are earned :) I can be happy anywhere for a week, a month or a year. I teach

My experience

I am the owner of a rental property in Chicago as well as having have had the pleasure and responsibilities of pets all my life. I understand what it is to run a household and will treat yours as tho it were my own. I can take direction and

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • reptileReptiles
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • farmLivestock
  • birdBirds
  • small-petsSmall pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Austria
  • Bhutan

Profile details

Age
54
Occupation
retired hospice nurse, retired primary headmistress