Donald & Ursula

Semi- retired professional couple. Early 70s, fit and active. Non-smokers, light drinkers

Auckland, New Zealand

Reviews (7)

Jill

Don & Ursula recently stayed to look after our two young labradors. We have returned to very happy dogs, a lovely clean home with extra, unexpected touches

Steeple Ashton, United Kingdom · 10 Aug - 29 Aug 2019
Caroline

Thank you ever so much to Donald and Ursula for looking after our home and hound so well. We kept in regular contact and everything went super smoothly. The

Clevedon, United Kingdom · 12 Jul - 04 Aug 2019
Sue

We knew immediately that our dogs and home would be well cared for, Don and Ursula are lovely people and very clearly understand both dogs and people. The

Richmond, United Kingdom · 21 Jun - 07 Jul 2019
David

It was a real pleasure to meet Don and Ursula. They were great about keeping in contact before they arrived, keeping us appraised of their movements and

Axminster, United Kingdom · 29 May - 06 Jun 2019
Steve

Ursula and Don looked after our two cocker spaniels and our home for 3 weeks from September to October 2017. They are a lovely couple who are easy to get on

Bedford, United Kingdom · 21 Sep - 15 Oct 2017

References (3)

Lillian

Donald Cowan is a true lover of animals especially dogs.He is patient and kind with both people and animals. I have known Donald for over 30 years.Our

Character reference · 26 February 2017

About

We were both born and raised in the UK but Don travelled a lot as he grew up and now we enjoy being able to explore new places together in our retirement. We both enjoy walking, swimming, reading, gardening, a bit of home renovation

Why we want to house sit

We relish the opportunity to get to know new places and people in the company of animals. As home owners ourselves we enjoy the normality of keeping a home and garden up to scratch between spells of touring. Prior to 2017 we had only looked

Our experience

We have had pets since we were young - dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens, budgies. The last two members of our family were a red setter and a boxer. Since our last dog died we have travelled more, hosted friends pets when they are away

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • 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

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark

Profile details

Age
Donald 65+ and Ursula 65+
Occupation
An Engineer (fully retiring in 2017) and Secretary / Teacher Aide
Travelling
With a partner