Karen & Alan

Reliable and trustworthy recently retired non-smoking New Zealand couple would love to

Christchurch, New Zealand

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This was the first time we have used Trusted Housesitters & also the first time for our New Zealand couple, but as soon as we met ,we knew the animals would

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  • cat
Saltash, United Kingdom · 08 Jun - 08 Jun 2016

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Terry
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I have known Alan & Karen for many years, initially from working with both of them, and they have become close friends. Given that they had previously owned

Character reference · 07 March 2016

About

Hi. We are a recently retired New Zealand couple. We spend up to six months of the year on our canal boat in France and would love to take some time out and look after homes and pets in Europe and the UK. Alan was an international airline

Why we want to house sit

We enjoy new experiences living in different locations around the world. House-sitting would allow us to do more of this and would enable us to "live as a local" rather than tourist just passing through.

Our experience

We are animal lovers and we have had many dogs (large and small) and cats of our own over the years. Prior to moving overseas to work for an iternational airline we owned a small deer farm on the outskirts of Christchurch, so feel confident

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock

Availability

July 2019
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August 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
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Italy

Profile details

Age
Karen 55 and Alan 65+
Occupation
Retired Business Owner and Retired Airline Pilot
Travelling
With a partner