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  • Full Name: Caroline Trépanier
  • Location: anywhere on Saltspring
  • Expires: 7 days, 3 hours

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  • Item listed by: on February 24, 2019

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    Hello !

    Are you looking for a great pets lover and someone to look after your home while you are travelling off island ? Please contact me !

    I’ m an independant, responsible, non-smoker, no pets , no kids , 50 years old woman with vehicule .

    I’m pet sitting non-stop for 18 months here on SSI now. I’m booked up until march 24 th but then I do have few openings for you in spring and more for summer , fall and winter .
    Please contact me for your traveling project and tell me more about your needs !

    I love cats and plants . Dogs too if not too strong.

    Has a degree in architecture and 25 years experience in clothing and costume design ( business owner in Québec for 20 years ).

    I’m a part time designer and pattern maker for different designers here on SSI ( Thrive , Mondo , Inspired ) and i have a lot of free time to look after pets which i like so much :-)

    Few references from responsible locals below and more available upon request.

    Please email me for any questions you may have.

    I usually ask 15$ per day and more , depending of your needs .

    Thanks you :-)


    Reference no 1 :

    Pet-sitter Mars 22nd- April 10 th 2018
    Friendly, reliable, responsible, clean.
    Very thorough and attentive with my dog.
    My dog loves her like family!
    Left house in pristine condition.
    Will definitely use her again without hesitation.
    Leslie and Mattie

    Reference no 2 :

    I would highly recommend Caroline Trepanier for pet and house sitting.
    She stayed in our house looking after our three Himalayan cats on Salt Spring Island from mid-May until mid-July in 2018.

    She is an extremely responsible, caring and trustworthy person. She went beyond house sitting and pet sitting by watering our garden and sending us constant pictures of our cats as well as the house and garden.

    Our cats were lovingly groomed and extremely well looked after. They fell in love with her and now when she comes to our house for a visit they always greet her very warmly.

    We would have no hesitation asking her to come back care for our pets and home. There were no issues nor problems.

    You may contact us if you have questions.

    Veronica Murray and Douglas Ross

    Reference no 3 :

    Caroline Trepanier was our house sitter from December to March 2018 and I can highly recommend her. She cared for our four cats with tenderness and excellent grooming. She kept us posted regularly about our mail, telephone calls, news, and the cats’ antics. One thing that I liked was that she sent us photos of the envelopes so that I could easily see what had arrived. She would, at our request, open and photography any mail that needed attention and follow-up. The house was well maintained and clean on our return.

    Caroline was attentive to our requests and very easy to work with on all matters. Please consider her for your next house sitter.

    Nora Layard

    Reference no 4

    Caroline Trepanier looked after our house and cats for us from July 17, 2018 until
    August 7, 2018. She did a wonderful job and I was extremely satisfied with her work.
    The cats were happy, well fed and very well groomed when we got back. One of our
    cats in particular, loved her and the attention she gave him.
    The house was spotless upon our return. The day before we left we noticed ants
    coming into the house, she dealt with the problem and it was resolved by the time we
    got back.
    During our absence it was extremely hot and dry and Caroline kept the garden watered
    and even hauled water to the young trees planted around our 7 acre property.
    She kept us updated through email on a regular basis, minimizing the stress associated
    with an absence from home. We even got pictures of one of our cats lounging in comfort
    amongst her sewing projects.
    I would definitely hire Caroline again, and highly recommend her services as a house /
    pet sitter.
    Sara Jessing

    Reference no 5

    Caroline has house-sat for us twice, for a long weekend in September 2017 and then for a
    month in November/December 2017. On both occasions she looked after our two cats and
    one dog, while living and working in our rather remote house. She got along well with the
    pets and looked after the house without any problems in our absence. Our dog was clearly
    very fond of her after a month. The neighbours she met on dog walks also liked her and two
    of them hired her for pet sitting later.
    She is totally dependable, well organized and a pleasure to deal with, which is why we
    arranged our next trip (March 2018 for two weeks) around her busy schedule.
    I have no hesitation in recommending her to look after your house and/or pets, except that
    perhaps she will not be available when we next need her!
    Adrian Chantler, P.Eng.

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