Mary & Jeff

Two Recently Retired Canadian Teachers Ready to Care for Your Pets and Home

Guelph, ON, Canada

Reviews (12)

Elaine & Mike

May and Jeff were the perfect house and pet sitters. They are warm, friendly, interesting, and caring. They bonded instantly with our puppy and got him to

New Orleans, LA, US · 23 Dec - 29 Dec 2019

Having Mary and Jeff stay at my home was the best! They are totally awesome people and the dogs were immediately pretty relaxed. Communication was effortless

Hailey, ID, US · 01 Jul - 17 Jul 2019

It was such a joy meeting Mary and Jeff! We immediately felt at ease about them watching our three dogs for a long weekend. Mary reviewed our home guide

Madison, WI, US · 20 Jun - 25 Jun 2019

Mary and Jeff were absolutely perfect house sitters...responsible, caring, neat and very good communicators. My two cats were loved and well cared for and

Lake Mary, FL, US · 28 Mar - 03 Apr 2019

It was such a pleasure to meet Mary and Jeff. They arrived on time, ready to take care of our furry kids, and took excellent care of them while we were away

Greenville, SC, US · 18 Mar - 25 Mar 2019

References (2)


Mary and Jeff are amazing house sitters. Your place will guaranteed be left cleaner and than they they find it. They are reliable and super responsible folks

House & pet sitting reference · 30 December 2017


In June 2017, we retired from 30 year careers as high school teachers in Canada. We are vehement nonsmokers and enthusiastic walkers and cyclists. Jeff is an excellent cleaner and I take instruction well. At 56, we like to think of

Why we want to house sit

We want to house-sit because of the opportunities to travel. We rent our home near Toronto ON to allow us 3 months on the Canadian Rockies over the summer where I run a food tour so that sometimes means we're looking for other places to be.

Our experience

We have had a great start to our careers as international petsitters! As recently retired teachers, we are pleased not only to be able to travel, but also to live like locals. So far we have successfully sat dogs, cats, chickens and

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry


January 2020
February 2020
  • 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

Mary 57 and Jeff 58
Teacher and Teacher
With a partner