Richard & Jo

Trustworthy and well travelled, we're reliable animal lovers who will take great care of

Christchurch, New Zealand
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Sarah
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Richard and Jo did another wonderful job looking after Archie. They took him to the vet, looked after him when he was unexpectedly unwell, and gave him his

  • dog
Christchurch, New Zealand · 17 Apr - 23 Apr 2019
Sarah
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This is the second time we’ve asked Jo & Richard to house and pet sit. Again, they’ve done a wonderful job. We came home to a happy pup and a clean and tidy

  • dog
Christchurch, New Zealand · 02 Jan - 10 Jan 2019
Joanne
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We left it very late to find care for our fur babies while we were away for 4 days over New Year. Richard and Jo were a lucky find. We came home to very

  • dog
  • cat
Christchurch, New Zealand · 29 Dec 2018 - 02 Jan 2019
Sarah
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Richard and Jo are marvelous housesitters - you couldn't find better! They enjoyed looked after Archie, giving him lots of walks and cuddles. The house was

  • dog
Christchurch, New Zealand · 21 Dec - 28 Dec 2018
Denise
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Richard and Jo were great house sitters. They left the house as they found it. Becky says they were great company! We would not hesitate to recommend

  • dog
Fairlie, New Zealand · 19 Sep - 24 Sep 2018

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Had to go away during school holidays for a family emergency. Was unable to secure a spot at our usual cattery. Richard offered his help, it was a godsend

House & pet sitting reference · 25 August 2018

About

Jo and I have been married for over 20 years, the kids have grown up and we have an empty nest. Having travelled extensively over the last 18 months we're now home and looking to house sit in our local area until it's time to travel further

Why we want to house sit

Some would call the 18 months of travel we've just completed our mid-life crisis and maybe it was! But, back home in Christchurch, we are now wanting to help others fulfil their travel dreams by looking after houses and pets nearby. I'm

Our experience

We're home owners and landlords ourselves and have been for many years. We're now very experienced with gardening and lawn care and basic home maintenance. While we travelled we stayed at a variety of accommodation but frequently at

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

May 2019
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June 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
Richard 47 and Jo 46
Occupation
Business Development Manager and Caregiver
Travelling
With a partner