Shirley & Bob

Animal loving, professional, active retirees

Cendrieux, France

Reviews (1)

Ruth

Wow what wonderful housesitters! Shirley and Bob are real animal lovers and lovely people, very easy to get on with. Communication was great before, during

Downham Market, United Kingdom · 09 Aug - 19 Aug 2018

References (3)

Chris and John

Shirley and Bob Stringer have been friends of ours since 2002 and they have always been trustworthy and reliable. Over the years we have returned to the UK

House & pet sitting reference · 21 January 2017

About

Hello, we’re Shirley and Bob Stringer, now retired, who have lived in the south west of France since 2002. We bought a farmhouse with several hectares of land and after a couple of years of renovation were able to open a gite which proved

Why we want to house sit

We enjoy returning to the UK and exploring areas which we hadn't visited whilst living and working there. It is also good to escape the heat of August which we experience here in France.

Our experience

We have cared for horses, ponies, donkeys and dogs whilst they were found new homes, as well as caring for owls, hedgehogs, ducks and chickens. We have 4 cats of our own, all rescued from one source or another, the youngest being 4 years

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Poultry
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

December 2019
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January 2020
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • France
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Shirley 65+ and Bob 65+
Occupation
Personnel Officer and Finance Company (Branch Manager)
Travelling
With a partner