Dog and house sitting in Wasilla, Alaska, USA



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    I am a biologist with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in Alaska. I travel in the summer for fieldwork and during the winter to training and conference events. My family consists of four Alaskan malamute dogs--two boys and two girls. We live is a 3 bedroom/2 bathroom house in nearly 2 acres that includes a small pond and stream. We regularly see ducks, geese, and sandhill cranes visiting the pond and moose wander through the yard from time to time as well.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Animal Care
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Alaska is beautiful and full of places to explore for anyone who loves nature, wildlife, and outdoors!

  • Help


    I am currently in need a dog/house sitter in April 12 to April 22, and sometime in August.

    I travel for work from time to time during the year and need dog sitting and house sitting help. I have four Alaskan malamute dogs who are large and strong, but friendly. They need play time, fed twice a day, and leash walks are appreciated. The must be managed as male-female pairs and can not be all together in the yard or in the house. There is a small fenced backyard and indoor dog kennels.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    My house has 2 guest rooms--one with a queen-sized bed and the other guest room has a full-sized bed and two loft twin beds. The guest rooms share a bathroom and second living space and kitchenette. My living room and office space are upstairs as well as a full kitchen. Wireless internet is available. I will provide $50 a day for house/dog sitting for the days when I am gone.
    Travelers will need to provide their own car for exploring, site-seeing, shopping, and dining out. The house is not within walking distance of amenities.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Enjoy the outdoors hiking, fishing, or boating. Visit Anchorage, an hour drive away, for fine dining, museums and cultural and historic sites. Enjoy the tourist attractions like panning for gold or dog mushing.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    whole house high-speed internet available

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    long driveway and parking pullout

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day for dog care, 7 days a week

Host ref number: 333494442458

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