Carol & Roelof

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

Mill Bay, BC, Canada

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Brittany
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Carol was wonderful! She put my mind at ease from the start. She immediately read my handbook and asked very good questions about my apartment and about

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San Francisco, CA, US · 01 May - 07 May 2019
Anna
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Carol watched our 3-year-old terrier for 13 days, and she was amazing! Very communicative, we got daily updates and photos, and Harbour was well cared for

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San Francisco, CA, US · 18 Apr - 30 Apr 2019
Maurita
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Carol could not have been a better house/pet sitter. She is a kind, warm, genuine and very responsible person. My dog Chloe has had some allergy issues and

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San Rafael, CA, US · 27 Mar - 15 Apr 2019
Risa
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Carol is a sitter extraordinaire! Her consistently strong communication skills and sense of humor made her a pleasure to work with. She is clearly an

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Alamo, CA, US · 26 Feb - 31 Mar 2019
Jerrold
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Carol was everything a dog/home owner could ask for. Mainly the dogs were in perfect shape when we retuned. No stress, no weight change, clean and happy. Our

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Highland Park, IL, US · 01 Feb - 14 Feb 2019

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Chris
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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

About

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

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

July 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
Carol 59 and Roelof 56
Occupation
Fitness Club Owner and Police sergeant
Travelling
With a partner