Leanne & Derek

The Mackie Family

Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviews (15)

Carol
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Leanne and Derek cared for my cat for five days. They live locally so did not stay but visited twice a day. The cat is not particularly well and her eating

  • cat
Hamilton, New Zealand · 08 Mar - 13 Mar 2017
Beth
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Derek and Leanne (and Annabelle and Callum) were delightful house/pet sitters. The dogs were well looked after and the house in great condition when I

  • dog
North Saanich, BC, Canada · 20 Sep - 20 Sep 2015
Tracy
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Leanne and Derek provided excellent care for our pets, which include two dogs, a cat and some chickens. The House was left clean and tidy. Communication

  • dog
  • cat
  • fish
  • poultry
Haverfordwest, United Kingdom · 01 Aug - 01 Aug 2015
Kevin
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It was a pleasure meeting the mackie family and we could not fault how they looked after our animals and house they made our holiday perfect knowing we could

  • dog
  • cat
Pulborough, United Kingdom · 16 Jun - 16 Jun 2015
Martin
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I have no hesitation in recommending this family. The house and garden were as we had left it and our animals were happy.

  • cat
  • fish
  • poultry
Carlisle, United Kingdom · 16 May - 16 May 2015

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Ken
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Fallow deer farm, feed and look after dogs and bird aviary and check on garden.

House & pet sitting reference · 07 January 2014

About

Hello … we are the Mackie Family from Hamilton, New Zealand and we would love to look after your house and pets while you are away from home. Like you, we are homeowners and understand the responsibility of caring for other people’s valued

Why we want to house sit

We think it is a great way to explore new places while living in a nice family home with animals to look after. You really feel part of the community you are visiting.

Our experience

Housesitting is not new to us. We travelled in the UK, Europe and Canada for almost 18 months and had 18 housesits during that time. We cared for a wide range of animals including cats, dogs, birds, chickens, ducks, fish, goats, pigs

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • reptileReptiles
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock

Availability

August 2019
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September 2019
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • New Zealand

Profile details

Age
Leanne 46 and Derek 55
Occupation
Midwife and Geologist
Travelling
With children