Katie & Barry

Trustworthy (police-vetted teachers) animal-loving couple to care for home/pets

Auckland, New Zealand
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Liz
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One very happy dog, a spotless house and great communication. I can't recommend Katie highly enough - she made everything really easy and reassuring. I loved

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West Kirby, United Kingdom · 23 Sep - 30 Sep 2018
Belinda
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Katie and her husband house & dog sat for us this summer whilst we were on holiday in France. Leaving our precious and very pampered dogs for the first time

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Acton, United Kingdom · 01 Aug - 12 Aug 2018
Jane
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Katie took care of my 2 small dogs for 2 and a half weeks. The dogs were relaxed and happy when I got back and she sent me regular updates. main reason I

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Frankfurt am Main, Germany · 14 Apr - 03 May 2018
Tricia
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Katie and Barry were fantastic pet-house sitters. They were organised and responsible. Sent daily updates about how our dog was getting on and what she was

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London, United Kingdom · 18 Dec - 26 Dec 2017
Vicki
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Katie and Barry and their 2 children stayed in our house over Christmas and New Year, looking after our dog Benji. Benji doesn't like being left alone and

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London, United Kingdom · 19 Dec 2015 - 04 Jan 2016

About

We moved from the UK to NZ 11 years ago. We are both teachers and have 4 grown-up children, two whippets and two cats. We return as often as we can and would love to explore different places.

Why we want to house sit

We don't especially enjoy impersonal hotels - and we certainly miss our own animals while we're away and would love to get to know a place from a dog-walker's perspective. Our eldest son works in London, but we also have family and friends

Our experience

We are so lucky to have a lovely, trusted house/pet sitter that we call upon when we are away. For us to completely enjoy a holiday, knowing our pets are looked after and loved and that our home is respected is simply priceless. A holiday

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish

Availability

May 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Katie 54 and Barry 55
Occupation
teacher and teacher
Travelling
With a partner