Ruth & Peter

Kiwi Couple

Auckland, New Zealand

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sheila
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Ruth and Peter were lovely to communicate with right from the start and always kept us informed about things we needed to know. Our dogs and our garden were

  • dog
East Looe, United Kingdom · 28 Jun - 05 Jul 2019
Rebecca
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Ruth and Peter were highly experienced sitters with tried and tested systems to come into your home with minimum fuss and be totally self-sufficient. We

  • dog
  • bird
Lostwithiel, United Kingdom · 23 Jun - 26 Jun 2019
louise
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I would have no hesitation in recommending Ruth and Peter as house sitters. The animals were well cared for - as was the house. A lovely couple who were

  • dog
  • cat
Truro, United Kingdom · 18 Oct - 26 Oct 2018
Alyson
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Ruth and Peter were here for one night and did all we asked of them. They cared well for our dog, sheep and chickens.

  • dog
  • poultry
  • farm animal
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom · 13 Oct - 14 Oct 2018
Katherine
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A big Thank You to Ruth and Peter for taking good care of our two cats. They kept in touch and sent lots of photos of the cats, and also told us about the

  • cat
  • fish
Wakefield, United Kingdom · 11 Sep - 13 Oct 2018

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Dylan
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To whom it may concern: It gives me great pleasure to be able to provide a character reference for Peter Thomas and Ruth Sami. I have known this couple for

Character reference · 10 May 2017

About

We are a friendly retired professional couple wanting to explore the world and want to live in a country rather than a 4 day visit. To get to know the country, the people and the customs and get a real appreciation of diversity and

Why we want to house sit

We want to house sit so we can get to know a country and its people by living alongside local communities, rather than stay at a hotel. There's a comfort to living at 'home' rather than hotels or resorts plus there is a pay-back whilst

Our experience

Ruth is a Kiwi (New Zealander) and Peter is a Cornish-man (English) 2018 was our second NZ winter House Sitting in the northern hemisphere summer. We have always owned our own homes in New Zealand (current), UK, Fiji and Australia and

Pet care experience

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

Availability

July 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • France
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece

Profile details

Age
Ruth 65+ and Peter 65+
Occupation
CEO and retired Real Estate Agent
Travelling
With a partner