Chris & Eileen

My wife & I (Canadians from UK in 1967) are retired & too active to slow down. We're

Prince Albert, SK, Canada
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Judit
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Chris and Eileen were lovely and excellent cat sitters for our two girls. Our cats took to them very quickly and enjoyed their company. Chris and Eileen are

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Köln, Germany · 07 Jun - 10 Jun 2019
Sheryl
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Chris & Eileen did a fantastic job sitting our much loved dogs and house, while we were on holidays, they sent photos of them on walks with the dogs, which

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Shepparton, VIC, Australia · 01 Apr - 15 Apr 2019
Susie
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Chris and Eileen were/are wonderful people .. our dogs and our house were cared for as if it was their own. They sent regular updates and photos of our dogs

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Geelong, VIC, Australia · 12 Mar - 16 Mar 2019
Laura
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Chris was a great sitter for my cat. He was easy to communicate with and flexible with my early departure time. We spoke on Skype and it was reassuring that

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New Westminster, BC, Canada · 23 Mar - 25 Mar 2018
Philippa
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This was our first time using Trusted House Sitters , so we were a little nervous but we needn’t have been , Chris and Eileen looked after the two cats and

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Rugby, United Kingdom · 13 Feb - 27 Feb 2018

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Gloria
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We were delighted to have Chris and Eileen take care of our dogs and house for 3 weeks. We met them initially via 2 Skype calls which allowed us to get to

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About

We grew-up in England, but Saskatchewan, Canada, has been home since 1967. We have also lived in Australia for 2 yrs which was followed by 3mths in NZ. We own our home that I built in 1974 on 2 acres of land, and have 2 sons & 3 grandkids

Why we want to house sit

We prefer to live in the comfort of a home like our own rather than in an hotel. Definitely much cheaper for a pensioner, but other benefits are more comfortable, interesting, relaxed, and we can come and go as we please. I love to cook, so

Our experience

We have traveled extensively to more than 50 countries, stepping onto all 7 continents, and can quickly adapt to the local living conditions. I was a building contractor for 12 years so can do minor house repairs, depending how long we're

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock

Availability

August 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Canada
  • Cook Islands

Profile details

Age
Chris 65+ and Eileen 65+
Occupation
Retired educator and Retired secretary
Travelling
With a partner