Averil & David

Retired Couple like to travel

Christchurch, New Zealand

Reviews (4)

John & Heather

Averil and David are a very friendly couple and excellent sitters, they took great care of our lively Border Collie, Jack, and our daughters Golden

Albourne, United Kingdom · 02 Aug - 10 Aug 2019

We were very pleased to have sitters for our dog. Averil and David were very good to keep in regular contact prior to the sit including a Skype call . We

Church Eaton, United Kingdom · 08 Jul - 19 Jul 2019
Julie and John

We didn't get to meet Averil and David before they arrived for 10 days from New Zealand, but they kindly waited for us on our return, big hugs all round

Denbigh, United Kingdom · 25 Jun - 04 Jul 2019

We were delighted that Averil and David were able to look after our home and three cats whilst we were away for three weeks recently. We had great

Bewdley, United Kingdom · 19 Jun - 09 Jul 2018

References (1)

Robert & Marian

David and Averil would be ideal people to trust with your home. They are both professional people who will appreciate your property They will look after

Character reference · 06 October 2017


David is a Chartered Accountant and Averil a Law Graduate. We have both recently retired. We are, however, very active. Neither of us smoke. Emigrated to New Zealand 20 years ago from the UK but return regularly to see family and

Why we want to house sit

We have done house swaps a number of times and have always enjoyed the experience. Now looking to house sit as a base for seeing local areas wherever they may be. Having had a great 3 week house/pet sit in the UK in 2018 are now looking to

Our experience

Have been a foster carer for SPCA Canterbury for four years looking after numerous neonate kittens and cats waiting to be rehomed. Averil has recently achieved Fosterer of the Month after a particularly difficult litter of neonates

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats


December 2019
January 2020
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica

Profile details

Averil 65+ and David 65+
Civil Servant Legal and Chartered Accountant
With a partner