Carol & Roelof

Happy Hoboes: Retired police sergeant & gym owner will protect your home, love your pets

Mill Bay, BC, Canada
30 Reviews

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21 external references

Reviews (30)


Carol was fantastic! A true lifesaver for my last minute trip - during this pandemic ! My two cats were very well cared for . She sent me updates to

Oakland, CA, US · 26 Aug - 14 Sep 2020

Carol was first rate! Very nice person, responsive, reliable, prompt, great communication, and best of all, our furry friends were well taken care of

San Diego, CA, US · 25 Feb - 29 Feb 2020

This was Carols second sit for Enzo and she was great, as always! Can’t wait for her to come back.

Carlsbad, CA, US · 21 Feb - 23 Feb 2020

Carol is the most wonderful house sitter and person that we could have hoped for. Attentive, kind, super clean- and loved our dog, Louis- we truly couldn't

Los Angeles, CA, US · 13 Feb - 18 Feb 2020

Carol was terrific! Very organized, reliable and tofy - and most importantly, my dog loved her and I felt soooo comforted knowing he was in such caring

Carlsbad, CA, US · 09 Feb - 13 Feb 2020

References (21)


Carol and her husband stayed at our home for approximately a month last summer. We live on an old farm, in a historical home, with extensive grounds

House & pet sitting reference · 08 February 2015


As bounders of adventure, we have a thirst for new experiences, enriching our lives through meeting people and interacting with animals, helping others, and sharing our skills. We are the The Happy Hoboes, Roelof and Carol, a fit couple in

Why we want to house sit

We believe that as citizens of the universe, we would all be negligent if we did not indulge in the pleasure of travel and getting outside of one’s own setting. So by house and petsitting, we can help others enjoy the benefits of travel

Our experience

House pride: Between the two of us, we have owned several condos and detached homes, and have rented various properties. In fact, one of our references is a former landlord who attests to our initiative and work ethic when it came to taking

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds
  • Small pets


January 2021
February 2021
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • American Samoa
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica
  • Antigua And Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Aruba

Profile details

Carol 61 and Roelof 58
Fitness Club Owner and Police sergeant
With a partner