Philip & Emily

Phil and Emily

Courtenay, BC, Canada

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Christina
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I was so blessed to find Phil and Emily through this site. I haven't felt comfortable taking a lengthy vacation away from my elderly cat of 19 in years

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Vancouver, BC, Canada · 16 Nov - 02 Dec 2017
Freddie
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When we returned from our holiday, it was clear our three Flat Coat Reriever Dogs had enjoyed a holiday too. They were very happy and content. Phil and

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  • poultry
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom · 29 Mar - 06 Apr 2017
Luca
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I consider myself very lucky I had Phil and Emily looking after my house and Rudi. From the first time we talked on Skype I had no doubt about them. Can't

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London, United Kingdom · 21 Mar - 28 Mar 2017
Sarah
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We consider ourselves to be extremely fortunate that Phil and Emily were available to house sit for the week that we went on holiday. They took great care

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom · 13 Mar - 21 Mar 2017
Jane
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Philip and Emily took care of our home for a week while we were skiing and looked after our two dogs, chickens and sheep. They were a delightful, interesting

  • dog
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  • farm animal
Battle, United Kingdom · 03 Mar - 13 Mar 2017

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Tony
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I have known Phil for over 50 yrs, Emily for over 40. While technically we have never had them as house-sitters, we have travelled with them, hosted them in

Character reference · 13 August 2016

About

We have now finished our big European house sit adventure and are looking for house sits closer to our home on the west coast of Canada from October to mid-December and then further afield from January on. We have completed 14 house sits

Why we want to house sit

We would like to live as a local and not a tourist in a variety of cities, towns and villages in Britain, Ireland and Europe, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand looking after homes and pets as if they were our own. We

Our experience

14 house sits through Trusted House Sitters plus other websites. We have looked after dogs, cats, sheep, chickens, and a variety of small rodents and reptiles. Over the years we have owned dogs and cats, rabbits, gerbils, and small

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • reptileReptiles
  • fishFish
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

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

  • Anguilla
  • Antigua And Barbuda
  • Aruba
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize

Profile details

Age
Philip 65+ and Emily 65+
Occupation
Journalist, renovator and sailor and Early childhood educator
Travelling
With a partner