Karen & Richard

Early retired animal loving couple looking for housesit

Cholet, France

Reviews (7)

Jimmy

Karen and Richard did a great job. All the animals were happy and the house was clean. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend them. Jimmy and Susannah.

Coivert, France · 29 Apr - 07 May 2019
Veronica

We were delighted to have had Karen and Richard as Housesitters. They are a lovely couple, who looked after our home beautifully, but most importantly they

Royan, France · 20 Feb - 14 Mar 2019
Jacqui

I was glad to have Karen and Richard as house sitters. They were dedicated and conscientious with all aspects of animal care and sent me regular updates and

Sudbury, United Kingdom · 03 Jan - 12 Feb 2019
Jo

Wouldn't hesitate to invite back into our home. The dogs were happy and relaxed and the house immaculate. They made contact while we were away to let us know

Ely, United Kingdom · 23 Dec - 27 Dec 2018
Steve

Thanks to Karen and Richard for the recent sit. Everything fine, including their cleaning of the poultry house, despite the mess and smell the ducks create.

Jazeneuil, France · 15 Jun - 19 Jun 2018

References (1)

Jess

When we have gone away Karen & Richard have always looked after our menagerie with the greatest of care & kindness. We never wanted to put the cats into a

House & pet sitting reference · 06 December 2017

About

Married for over 40 years with 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren. We decided to take early retirement from busy jobs in UK to retire to France 10 years ago and for the last 7 years we have been running a successful bed and breakfast.

Why we want to house sit

We have always had pets in the home (dogs, cats, rabbits, tortoise, birds, fish, and even stick insects when our daughter was young!) However after recently losing our 15 year old dog we do not feel ready to have another. We have often

Our experience

Have always had pets in the family home and more recently kept chickens and ducks in the garden. Although new to house sitting we have been happy to take care of friends pets in their homes while they have taken holidays. We are still

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

October 2019
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November 2019
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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
Karen 64 and Richard 64
Occupation
bank clerk and water engineer
Travelling
With a partner