Birds and dogs in southeast Portland

Portland, OR, US
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We are animal lovers who love to travel and can't bear the thought of boarding our babies (though we do in a pinch). Chris is a librarian and Sherrie is a teacher.

Home & location

We live in a big old classic foursquare house in the heart of southeast Portland. It's half a block off Hawthorne with easy walking to Division or Belmont. There's tons of nearby food carts, restaurants, shops, and event venues. WalkScore

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You don't need to be a bird expert. We will provide detailed instructions. All the pets are used to a fairly regular morning and evening attention/feeding schedule, with breakfast about 8am. The birds aren't all tame and don't have the

Meet the pets

  • Barkley

    Silky Terrier

    10 years

  • Tootsie


    10 years

  • Turpie

    Green-Cheeked Parakeet

    10 years

  • Mister


    21 years

  • Jambo


    5 years

  • Piccolo

    Island Canary

    3 years

Sitter feedback (6)


What a great sitting experience! The dogs were so good and are now in my heart. Looking after the birds was interesting and not much trouble at all. Our

Stayed · 17 Jan - 20 Jan 2020

Tootsie and Barkles are so cool! Toots is super friendly and cuddly and Barkely is adorably concerned and friendly once he has built up some trust. Amazing

Stayed · 04 Aug - 05 Aug 2019

What a pair of the sweetest pups and four birds with the most charming tweets around. Comfy accommodations and very responsive and courteous hosts. I

Stayed · 18 Jun - 23 Jun 2019

Chris and Sherrie gave me an informative introduction to the pets and their lovely home the night before their departure. The instructions for the care of

Stayed · 05 Jun - 09 Jun 2019

Absolute fantastic! Sherrie and Chris are very welcome. Everything was well prepared and easy to follow. The birds were easy to look after and such fun to be

Stayed · 20 Dec - 30 Dec 2018

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