Heather & Stephen

Attentive & engaged travellers

Halifax, NS, Canada
4 Reviews

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1 external reference

Reviews (4)


Heather and Stephen are great! They were very communicative before and during the stay. They took great care of my home and pups. I would welcome them

Austin, TX, US · 24 Dec - 29 Dec 2019

Heather and Steve are simply WONDERFUL pet and house sitters. We were so happy to have them stay at our home for two weeks and wished we could have spent

Asheville, NC, US · 13 Dec - 27 Dec 2018

Heather and Stephen were wonderful: communicative, thoughtful, responsible, kind, and friendly from the first introductory call until after the stay watching

Boston, MA, US · 15 Dec - 27 Dec 2017
Kevin & Sheila

Heather and Stephen did an excellent job. They were conscientious and cared well for both our cat, Mr. Darcy, and our home. We'd be happy to have them sit

Montpellier, France · 12 Feb - 15 Mar 2017

References (1)

Elaine and Bill

We have known Heather and Steve for 10 years. We met them through our sailing club and got to know them at various social events in our community. Heather

House & pet sitting reference · 31 December 2016


I am a freelance writer and my husband, Steve, is a university professor. We are empty nesters (59 and 63) who have downsized from a Cape Cod in the country to a condo in the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada—which means we are better

Why we want to house sit

We both have a bit of insatiable wanderlust when it comes to exploring new environs—and are also a little ungrounded without animals, which makes house and pet sitting a perfect fit for us. We tend to like to get away during the holiday

Our experience

We have looked after pets and homes for friends, family and beyond on numerous occasions. One of our neighbours, Eva, has a Yorkshire terrier and a Sheltie, who are both blind. Last year she had been looking forward to a two-week trip to

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • 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

  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands

Profile details

Heather 59 and Stephen 63
Writer and university professor
With a partner