Gordon & Karen

Adventure before dementia :)

Bateau Bay, NSW, Australia

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Maki
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Gordon and Karen were just the loveliest couple and went to a lot of effort to make sure my cat was comfortable and well cared for. They were always very

  • cat
Sydney, NSW, Australia · 30 Jun - 12 Jul 2019
Patricia
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Gordon and Karen were everything we would ask for in Carers for our Beautiful dogs and our home. Result three dogs who were much Loved . Thank you so much

  • dog
Wentworth Falls, NSW, Australia · 09 May - 14 May 2019
Karen
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My husband and I highly recommend Gordon and Karen as house sitters. They recently looked after our little dog Mak and our home and they were wonderful

  • dog
Thirroul, NSW, Australia · 15 Mar - 27 Mar 2019
Julie
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Gordon & Karen were fantastic. They came a day before we left so we could show them around our home, meet the pets, and they looked after our pet family and

  • dog
  • cat
  • horse
  • poultry
Clunes, NSW, Australia · 10 Feb - 24 Feb 2019
Sue
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We have just returned from a 4 night cruise. We left our dogs and house in Gordon and Karen's care and it was the best decision we could have made. On

  • dog
  • fish
Woy Woy Bay, NSW, Australia · 22 Oct - 26 Oct 2018

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Michael
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I have known Karen and Gordon for 42 years; and would implicitly trust them to manage my own home and pets if I were to leave on an extended holiday. They

Character reference · 07 January 2018

About

We are a retired couple, happily married for 40 years. Karen was a school teacher (of secondary art) and Gordon was a university lecturer (of special education and disability studies). Our two children Adam and Christine are long gone from

Why we want to house sit

We are both retired and have lots of time to travel. Housesitting gives us the opportunity to stay longer in, and engage with, diverse local communities. (In the past annual holidays were often taken at a more hectic pace!). Petsitting

Our experience

We have had pets as loved family members for near 60 years. We have been proud house owners for more than 35 years. We have been (holiday) house sitters for family and many friends for over 30 years. We have successfully completed more than

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds

Availability

July 2019
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August 2019
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Australia

Profile details

Age
Gordon 61 and Karen 61
Occupation
(ex) University Lecturer and (ex) Secondary School Teacher
Travelling
With a partner