Kate & Dave

We give TLC to your place and critters!

Todos Santos, Mexico

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Toby and Michael
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It was such a delight to meet Kate and Dave. They took such good care of Jasper, and communicated with us everyday. They sent pictures,and went for long

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Walnut Creek, CA, US · 05 Feb - 12 Feb 2019
Elizabeth
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I came home after nearly 5 weeks away to find my home and car in good order and my dog clean and very well cared for. My dog, Gem, became very attached to

  • dog
Wendouree, VIC, Australia · 29 Nov 2018 - 03 Jan 2019
Ralph
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It was a pleasure to have Kate and Dave look after our dog, birds and house whilst we were away. They kept us updated with photos and news. We returned to

  • dog
  • bird
George Town, Malaysia · 07 Oct - 07 Nov 2018
Joseph
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Well, after dinner together with Dave and Kate the night before leaving for 2 weeks, I realized our souls were more similar than i could have imagined. Then

  • dog
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Palm Springs, CA, US · 20 Dec 2017 - 04 Jan 2018
Matt
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Kate and Dave are the perfect house sitters. This was our first experience using Trusted House Sitters and we were naturally nervous to leave our 3 pets in

  • dog
  • cat
Chicago, IL, US · 18 Nov - 01 Dec 2017

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Hello, Kate and David did an outstanding job with both watching my home and my pet. My dog Lola was taken for daily walks and was enthralled with both

House & pet sitting reference · 22 April 2014

About

Kate is a writer, book editor, and a former university professor, and Dave is a retired business development guy and a photographer. We are relishing the nomadic, animal-loving life that housesitting and the internet make possible. We have

Why we want to house sit

In 2013, we decided to leave our hometown of Santa Cruz, California, and live a traveling life. We enjoy staying in homes versus hotels in order to have a more authentic, intimate experience with local communities. We also love to take care

Our experience

We have taken care of many pets and homes through this site and another housesitting website, as well as via referrals. Animals we've enjoyed spending time with include large and small dogs, cats with all kinds of personalities, rabbits

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

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

Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
Kate 56 and Dave 61
Occupation
writer, writing coach and business developer, photographer
Travelling
With a partner