Shirley & Alan

Responsible mature-aged couple wanting to look after your home and care for your pets as

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
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Reviews (5)

Hayden
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We have just had Shirley and Alan look after Benji and our home for 10 days and they were perfect. They were very reliable making good contact whilst we were

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Riverview, NSW, Australia · 18 Jul - 18 Jul 2016
Dianne
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Shirley and Alan were exceptional housesitters. They replaced two fold anything used. The house and garden were kept immaculately and Milly was very happy

  • dog
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia · 27 Jan - 27 Jan 2015
Walter
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Shirley and Alan were our first house/pet sitters so we were a little nervous about how it would work-out. We need not have worried as both our house and

  • cat
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia · 28 Nov - 29 Dec 2014
Kim
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Shirley and Alan housesat our home and two dogs for just under three weeks in October 2014. We found them honest and reliable and they looked after our dogs

  • dog
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia · 19 Nov - 19 Nov 2014
Paulette
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Shirley and Alan took very good care of our pets and our home during our recent extended holiday. It was lovely to arrive home to a sparkling house and

  • dog
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia · 08 Oct - 08 Oct 2014

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Lesleigh
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We were fortunate to have Shirley and Alan housesit for us for 4 weeks in August 2014. We returned to an exceptionally clean, tidy house and well-cared for

House & pet sitting reference · 27 January 2015

About

Alan and Shirley are an experienced, responsible, non-smoking, semi-retired couple who live in Melbourne. We have solid experience in housesitting and pet sitting both dogs and cats. When we were working, we both had responsible jobs in

Why we want to house sit

We want to house-sit to look after your home and pets the way you would. We welcome the opportunity to expand on our experience. Housesitting has enlarged our social network as well as offering travel opportunities and last, but not least

Our experience

We have house-sat for owners in Canberra, Sydney and London. We had pets for over 20 years and understand that it can be difficult to find pet sitters for short periods of time and we're happy to help out. We have house-sat for 15 people

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Australia

Profile details

Age
Shirley 65+ and Alan 65+
Occupation
Librarian (retired) and Academic (retired)
Travelling
With a partner