Rick & Karen

Retired Canadian couple who love travelling and also love animals of all kinds.

Oxford, NS, Canada
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Reviews (11)


Rick and Karen are the perfect housesitters! They took excellent care of our dog Tammy, giving her plenty of walks and attention, both of which she loves

Lusaka, Zambia · 20 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020

Rick & Karen are a delightful couple who inter acted well with us AND more importantly with our 4 pets - 2 dogs and 2 cats. They spent 6 weeks caring for

Maun, Botswana · 28 Sep - 03 Nov 2019

Rick and Karen feel like old friends-- this was their second house-sit at our place. I was quite sick when they arrived and they just took over for me and

Upper New Cornwall, NS, Canada · 27 Jul - 22 Sep 2019

Our experience with Karen and Rick was excellent! They are very good persons, so respectful and positive, they took great care of our furry family and our

Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico · 13 Apr - 23 Apr 2019

Rick and Karen recently came to look after our home and dog for 3 weeks, and we couldn't have wished for a better first experience of Trusted Housesitters

Wadebridge, United Kingdom · 10 Sep - 03 Oct 2018

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I have known Rick and Karen for over five years. They are a very responsible couple and have maintained a beautiful home and garden outside of Goderich

Character reference · 22 February 2017


My name is Rick and I am a 65 year old retired Canadian. My wife, Karen, is 63 and retired also. We both served in the Canadian Armed Forces (23 yrs for me and 10 yrs for my wife) After that we drove transport trucks across North

Why we want to house sit

My wife and I had been travelling off and on for 4 years, having decided to try a roving retirement. When Covid hit in Feb 2020, we flew home to weather the pandemic near family. Eagerly awaiting the time we can start planning our

Our experience

We are mature, responsible people with references from our past long term employer. We also each have Canadian Criminal Checks done to prove we have no records. In our pasts, my wife and I have been homeowners and owned dogs, cats

Pet care experience

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


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

Preferred countries

  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Belarus
  • Belgium

Profile details

Rick 65+ and Karen 64
retired and retired
With a partner