Ellen & Michael

Responsible couple with veterinary experience to look after your house and pets

Wellington, New Zealand
16 Reviews

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Reviews (16)


Ellen and Michael are an amazing couple , easy to get on with and very reliable. They sent us up-dates on the pets whilst we were away . Look after the

Montefiore dell'Aso, Italy · 10 Sep - 26 Sep 2018

This was our first petsitter and I am afraid we are spoiled from now on! Interacting with Ellen was a fantastic experience from start to finish. She was

Savigny, Switzerland · 13 Aug - 16 Aug 2018

Ellen has just left us after looking after our collection of animals and the house for just over 2 weeks here in the Netherlands. From the minute she applied

Doesburg, Netherlands · 09 Jul - 25 Jul 2018

Thank you Ellen for your great service! It was such a pleasure to meet you and while being away to feel wonderful at ease knowing my cats and house were

Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands · 14 Jun - 02 Jul 2018

Ellen and Michael were fantastic house sitters and were a great introduction for us in the use of trusted house sitters. They made our trip away stress free

Kaiwaka, New Zealand · 04 May - 01 Jun 2018

References (13)


I first met Ellen in March 2009 and enjoyed her friendly disposition, having met her since on several occasions. Ellen has a good work record and in my

Character reference · 20 March 2014


We are an adventurous Dutch/Kiwi couple keen to look after your house and pets while you travel. Our goal is to make sure your property is treated as our own and your pets will miss you as little as possible. I am a small animal

Why we want to house sit

House sitting is such a great way to discover new places and stay locally. We very much miss animals on our travels and figure that looking after pets is definitely a win-win!

Our experience

As you can tell from our references we are pretty experienced at house sitting having looked after homes and pets for many years. Between the two of us we have done house sits in the Netherlands, France, Spain, UK, Switzerland, New Zealand

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds


January 2021
February 2021
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • New Zealand

Profile details

Ellen 48 and Michael 53
Veterinarian and Senior software engineer
With a partner