Alan & Mary

Newly retired HSE Manager and University Professor ready to continue a life of travelling.

Coventry, United Kingdom

Reviews (7)

Helen

It was a pleasure to have Ann and Alan sit for our two cocker spaniels and care for our home. They had awful weather whilst with us but still managed to

Addlethorpe, United Kingdom · 05 Nov - 16 Nov 2019
Jo

Alan & Mary arrived the evening before I left and within a few hours my oldest (and fussiest) dog was happily cuddled up on the sofa on Mary. Alan and I

Melksham, United Kingdom · 09 Oct - 16 Oct 2019
Annie

I was very glad that Alan and Mary were able to come early, I found them a warm and engaging couple, we spent a lovely evening chatting over a meal, and

Bath, United Kingdom · 02 Oct - 08 Oct 2019
Lynda and Barry

Alan and Mary were absolutely super: kind, reliable, organised and really lovely with Basil (most importantly!). It was a pleasure having them and daughter

High Wycombe, United Kingdom · 13 Aug - 19 Aug 2019
Claire

Alan was a great house sitter! Tully and Bobby were so well looked after.

Rothienorman, United Kingdom · 01 Aug - 06 Aug 2019

References (3)

Elias

We always trusted Alan to take care of our dog when we traveled because we knew that he is very experienced with other dogs including his! Not only we were

House & pet sitting reference · 13 May 2019

About

Alan and Mary are a British/American couple, newly retired after living nine years in Oman. Mary was a professor of Educational Technology and Alan an HSE Training Manager. Lifelong lovers of dogs and cats we still have one dog, Sox, who is

Why we want to house sit

We love the idea of house-sitting, doing someone else a favour while seeing new places and making it possible for beloved pets to stay in their own comfy house rather than kennels. We have done this for many friends over the years and we

Our experience

We both grew up with and love dogs and cats, and in Mary's case a horse, until we left home. For twenty years we traveled the world and missed having our own pets until we had two children and were settled enough to have dogs. A 140 pound

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Thailand

Profile details

Age
Alan 65+ and Mary 65+
Occupation
Health & Safety Training Manager and University Professor
Travelling
With a partner