Irene & Donald

Couple who have owned their own home, have had housesitters and understand the needs of

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Ali
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Rene & Don house sat for us in the fall of 2016. They were absolutely great, emailing us regular photos showing out cats happily cuddling with them or

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Ladner, BC, Canada · 02 Sep - 02 Oct 2016
christina
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Don and Irene looked after our home and our two cats as if both were their own. It was such a wonderful introduction to the "Housesitter.com" experience, and

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Mansons Landing, BC, Canada · 09 May - 09 May 2015
Tracy
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We were so pleased to have Rene and Don as House-sitters, they were a joy to be around and took a lot of care in maintaing the house, garden and looking

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Alan, France · 22 Jul - 22 Jul 2013
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Don and Irene are completely trustworthy and reliable. I have absolutely no reservation in recommending them. First it was very easy to make arrangements

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Vancouver, BC, Canada · 12 Jan - 12 Jan 2013

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Irene and her husband Don have been neighbors to us for the last 12 years. When we travel as a family, sometimes for up to six weeks, they frequently look

House & pet sitting reference · 06 November 2012

About

Don and I live in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, but lived in Calgary, Alberta, Canada for the last twelve years. I am a retired freelance writer/editor. I also co-owned a commercial art gallery for ten years. As well, I have a law

Why we want to house sit

While we have traveled extensively, we have done so as most tourists do, mostly staying in hotels and visiting the local attractions. Now, we would like to have a more intimate experience that allows us, at least in a small way, to get to

Our experience

We have owned our own home for many years and therefore have the experience to deal with problems that may come up. We have also had house sitters and therefore understand the peace of mind that comes with finding someone who respects

Pet care experience

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  • catCats

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Canada
  • France
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Irene 65+ and Donald 65+
Occupation
writer and editor and Professor Emeritus
Travelling
With a partner