Valerie & Chris

Expat pet-lovers who love to care for animals when we travel back home.

Jidd Ḩafş, Bahrain
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Reviews (7)

Liz
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We were thrilled with Val and Chris. They looked after Toby and the house so well and left bread milk etc in the fridge for our return which was

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Bristol, United Kingdom · 22 May - 30 May 2019
Charlotte
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Val and Chris were great from start to finish. Val and I spoke on the phone before we confirmed the sit, she was very responsive throughout. They arrived on

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Stratford, United Kingdom · 28 Dec 2018 - 01 Jan 2019
Cynthia
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Valerie and Chris cared for our cats and home for 2 nights and 3 days. Our "stand-offish" cats took to Valerie right away. Chris and Valerie arrived before

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Round Rock, TX, US · 02 Nov - 04 Nov 2018
Joanna
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Valerie and Chris looked after our 2 dogs for 6 days. The dogs clearly had a great time as they were calm and happy when we returned. Our dogs are

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Haslemere, United Kingdom · 29 May - 02 Jun 2018
Jenny
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Valerie and Chris were great house sitters. We returned to find the garden carefully watered and the cats safe and happy. They greeted us back and left in a

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Brighton, United Kingdom · 18 May - 27 May 2018

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Ann
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I have known Val for about 20 years. She is an organised person, she is very self sufficient, tidy, reliable and a keen animal lover. She would make a

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About

We are British expats who have lived in the Middle East for 12 years. We currently have a cat, 11 years old, two indoor rabbits and a chicken (who doesn't like other chickens and prefers to live on her own.) Valerie also cares for three

Why we want to house sit

I love nothing more than spending time in the UK and USA, getting away from the heat and exotic expat life. We are used to having pets around, so looking after them while we have a break is ideal. Neither of us are party animals, we like to

Our experience

We have many decades of experience as pet owners, and have done several successful house sits looking after both cats and dogs, with 5 star reviews. We have owned cats and dogs, as well as guinea pigs, rabbits, chickens and fish. We have

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

August 2019
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Preferred countries

  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Profile details

Age
Valerie 60 and Chris 49
Occupation
Writer/transcriber and IT Manager
Travelling
With a partner