Jude & Richard

Retired and ready to go

Ottawa, ON, Canada
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johanne
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Phenomenal and beyond! There cannot be better house sitters! You can go on vacation free of worry with Jude and Richard. They cared for our house and 2 dogs

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Big Sur, CA, US · 07 Mar - 27 Mar 2019
Wendy
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Jude and Richard are the penultimate sitters! They have been with us twice now, and we will invite them first for any future trips. Personally, they are

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Brewster, MA, US · 28 Sep - 05 Oct 2018
Wendy
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How can I say? There are no words to describe the most phenomenal experience we had with Jude and Richard. Our communicaton before their arrival was so

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Brewster, MA, US · 16 Jun - 23 Jun 2018
Cillesa
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Gratitude is the word that comes to mind when thinking of Jude & Rich. They took excellent care of our feathered and furry critters as well as caring for our

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  • small pet
Oakland, CA, US · 12 Feb - 27 Feb 2018
Vince and Delna
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Jude and Richard stood at our ranch for nearly 3 weeks in January. We have 5 acres with chickens, goats, Italian Maremma guardian dogs, horses, peacock and

  • dog
  • horse
  • poultry
  • farm animal
El Dorado Hills, CA, US · 10 Jan - 26 Jan 2018

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I would highly recommend Jude as a house sitter or pet carer. I have always known her to be highly responsible, punctual, orderly and trustworthy. Her many

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About

We are a newly retired Canadian couple, based in Ottawa. For 30 years, we worked and travelled extensively in Europe, Asia and Africa. When resident in Italy, we bought and restored a 500-year-old farmhouse and managed it as a successful

Why we want to house sit

We plan to travel as much as possible in our retirement but we do not like to be "tourists". We prefer to settle in to the privacy and comfort of home-sitting arrangements and to leisurely explore the local environment and culture. We

Our experience

In January 2018 we had our maiden voyage as Trusted House sitters! We house-sat a ranch in the El Dorado Hills, California, for 2.5 weeks. Twice daily, we mucked stalls, cleaned the henhouse, and fed, watered, and exercised three horses

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

May 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Argentina
  • Bermuda
  • Bolivia
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Cuba

Profile details

Age
Jude 65+ and Richard 65+
Occupation
International Relief and Development and Human Resources, United Nations
Travelling
With a partner