Holly & Rilke

Warm, friendly and reliable animal lovers (doctor and animal charity worker) with DBS

Blantyre, Malawi

Reviews (5)

Mark

Holly and Riike were just amazing from the very start. It was our first time leaving our puppy so naturally, we were quite anxious! The love and attention

Cape Town, South Africa · 21 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020
Anne

Holly and Rilke could not have been more attentive and kind, I am so delighted with them. One of my cats Poppy had blood in her urine and appeared to be in

London, United Kingdom · 22 Feb - 24 Feb 2019
Karla

Holly and Rilke were absolutely amazing. They were so great with our puppy, took her for walks, gave her cuddles and played with her endlessly. They

City of London, United Kingdom · 15 Feb - 23 Feb 2019
Aideen

Holly and Rilke took excellent care of my playful, energetic and affectionate kitty Hobbes for a week. They were super organised and we chatted over the

Camberwell, United Kingdom · 01 Feb - 08 Feb 2019
Pauline

Rilke and Holly looked after Patsy, our characterful cat, a bunch of plants and our home just beautifully between Dec 27 and January 2nd. From the very

London, United Kingdom · 27 Dec 2018 - 02 Jan 2019

References (1)

Jessica

Holly and Rilke have looked after our dog George over 10 times this year and he loves every second! They are warm, kind and trustworthy. Every time they stop

House & pet sitting reference · 09 December 2018

About

Hi there! We're Holly (British) and Rilke (Italian-Belgian), currently based in Malawi. Holly was an NHS doctor in London before moving to Blantyre where she works as a psychiatrist attached to the University of Malawi. Rilke worked with

Why we want to house sit

We are lucky enough to have some flexibility in our work schedules and are keen to explore more of Africa from our base in Malawi. We have a lot of affection to offer pets! We've found house-sitting to be the perfect combination of our two

Our experience

We have sat for multiple people in London caring for dogs and cats, even managing a medical emergency for a pet! In Malawi we look after the dogs and cat attached to Holly's mental health project, and are well versed in fielding the

Pet care experience

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

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
Holly 32 and Rilke 31
Occupation
Doctor and Animal Charity Worker
Travelling
With a partner