Sidney & Janice

Caring and Capable Retired Couple

Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Reviews (5)

Dawn
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Wow, you folks were fabulous. Apart from dog immediately taking to you and the fact that we could totally relax knowing that our dog was being cared for by

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Saint-André-de-Roquelongue, France · 24 Dec 2018 - 01 Apr 2019
Bron
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Sid and Jan are lovely people. They quickly and authentically developed positive relationships with our 3 dogs, gaining insight into each dog’s personality

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Newcastle, NSW, Australia · 17 Dec 2017 - 02 Jan 2018
Jackie
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After 24 hours of meeting, we had no worries about leaving Sid and Jan to look after our house, Gemma our elderly diabetic dog and 2 young cats, for our 3

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Eauze, France · 01 Feb - 26 Feb 2017
giorgio
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Sidney stayed for a little over two weeks over the Christmas and New Year period. They were great people to meet and could not have looked after the pets and

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Ceglie Messapica, Italy · 17 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017
Ann-Catrin
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We hope that Janice and Sid can return some time in the future when we do an other trip. They are a verry sociable couple and capable to handle most things

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Almuñécar, Spain · 15 Nov - 29 Nov 2016

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Mallory
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I have known Sid for 18 months. I can highly recommend him as a very capable and responsible person. He is an architect (graduate of University of

House & pet sitting reference · 13 October 2016

About

My wife Jan is English, retired teacher and school director, raised in New Zealand, but who now carries both an English and an Australian passport. I'm Californian, ex-architect, long term expat, and we lived in Central America (Guatemala)

Why we want to house sit

We travel during the summer, but the winters are more pleasant further south. Thus, we are looking for places to house sit in different areas while the boat is cared for in a friendly Marina awaiting our return in the spring. We've nearly

Our experience

I was raised on a very remote ranch in Northern California with all that that entails; hydro-electric power plant, horses, cows, cats dogs pigs and chickens...the full menagerie. Professionally, as an architect, I've spent all my life in

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

July 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Greece
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Sidney 65+ and Janice 65+
Occupation
Architect and Teacher
Travelling
With a partner