Dan & Carolyn

Canadian retiree and wife; looking to escape Canadian Winters

Halifax, NS, Canada
5 Reviews

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Reviews (5)

Carmen

Dan and Carolyn went above and beyond my expectations. They took excellent care of my two cats and home. When they left, my cats kept roaming the house

Sebring, FL, US · 01 Feb - 01 Apr 2020
Jacky

Carolyn and Dan sat for us for nearly 3 weeks in March. We cannot fault them. The dogs were well loved and cared for and they even sat 2 extra dogs that

Bassoues, France · 07 Mar - 27 Mar 2019
Justin

OMG. What can we say!! If you are lucky enough to have Dan and Carolyn come to your home as sitters then you are blessed indeed. Carolyn is Mary Poppins come

Monchique, Portugal · 30 Jan - 05 Mar 2019
Anne

Dan and Carolyn were excellent house and cat sitters. My cat Rafiki was very comfortable with them and was confused when I got back that there were now two

Santa Cruz, CA, US · 21 Jan - 22 Mar 2018
Tanya

Dan and Carolyn were brilliant housesitters and we were very thankful they applied to sit for us, they were just what we were looking for. During our absence

    Palmerston North, New Zealand · 02 Feb - 02 Apr 2017

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    Kelsey

    Dan and Carolyn are my mother and father (biases on the table = ) but I can honestly think of no two better people to look after someone’s home and pets

    Character reference · 28 December 2016

    About

    We are a husband and wife team, he 72; she, just 60; both in excellent health and retired. We are homeowners, financially comfortable and totally flexible. We've completed six very positive housesits in the last five years and are seeking

    Why we want to house sit

    We see this as an opportunity to learn more about our world while living in a "community-based" home environment. The travel is also intended to provide an affordable and productive escape from part of the winter here in Canada. We

    Our experience

    We house-sat in California in the winter of 2015, North Carolina in 2016, the North Island of New Zealand in 2017, a second California location in 2018 and two assignments during the winter of 2019 - one month in southern Portugal followed

    Pet care experience

    • Dogs
    • Cats

    Availability

    July 2020
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    August 2020
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    • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

    Preferred countries

    • Afghanistan
    • Aland Islands
    • Albania
    • Algeria
    • American Samoa
    • Andorra

    Profile details

    Age
    Dan 65+ and Carolyn 61
    Occupation
    Educational Administrator and Nursery School Teacher
    Travelling
    With a partner