Rick & Karen

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

Embrun, ON, Canada

Reviews (9)

Robin

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
Alessandra

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
Kim

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
Gill

Well, weren't we the lucky ones! This was our first experience with Trusted House sitters and we weren't disappointed. Rick and Karen were lovely

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom · 14 Aug - 05 Sep 2018
Robin

Rick and Karen were very personable and fit right into our home and community. They did a great job of maintaining our property and taking care of our dog

Upper New Cornwall, NS, Canada · 01 Jul - 31 Jul 2018

References (1)

Marlene

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

About

My name is Rick and I am a 64 year old retired Canadian. My wife, Karen, is 62 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 have been travelling off and on for 3 years, having decided to try a roving retirement. We only housesit occasionally because we are also still being tourists. We don't feel that it's fair to try to do that while we have

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

Availability

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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
Rick 64 and Karen 62
Occupation
retired and retired
Travelling
With a partner