Marian & Alan

Home-body retired couple that loves animals and divides time between Portugal and New

Lisbon, Portugal

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Absolute perfect house/pet sitters, great to have Marian and Alan back for a second time. Wonderful people. Took great care of my fur babies and my house

  • dog
  • cat
Whitianga, New Zealand · 09 Apr - 19 Apr 2019
Lesley
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Marian and Alan looked after our greyhounds for 10 days. We returned to two happy hounds who had been well looked after and were sad to see their sitters

  • dog
  • fish
Thames, New Zealand · 14 Mar - 25 Mar 2019
Richard
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Another great sit from Marian. Highly recommend

  • dog
Takapuna, New Zealand · 29 Dec 2018 - 06 Jan 2019
Barbara
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We were so lucky to have Marian and Alan house sit for us for three months. There was plenty of communication between us during that time and we felt very

  • cat
  • farm animal
Kerikeri, New Zealand · 15 Dec 2018 - 15 Mar 2019
Lorraine
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Marian and Alan looked after my two dogs and my home incredibly well. It was such a pleasure to return home to a tidy, clean home and to find my two boys

  • dog
Opotiki, New Zealand · 04 Dec - 13 Dec 2018

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Sue
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I am delighted to provide a reference for Marion in relation to her wanting to be a House sitter. I have known Marion and her husband Alan for several years

House & pet sitting reference · 13 August 2018

About

We are a retired couple that spends half of the year in Portugal with our daughter and twin grandsons and half of the year in New Zealand. We are home-bodies who love to get out and walk the dogs. We love animals and the quiet life.

Why we want to house sit

House sitting is great for us because since we started dividing our time between Portugal and New Zealand we are unable to maintain pets and are dog crazy (we like cats and farm animals, too), so this system gives us a chance to get to know

Our experience

During last six month we have had a marvelous time looking after people's homes and animals, we have looked after dogs big and small, cats and farm animals. We have looked after large homes and small homes in suburbia and out in the

Pet care experience

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

Availability

July 2019
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August 2019
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Preferred countries

  • New Zealand

Profile details

Age
Marian 64 and Alan 65+
Occupation
Retired and Retired
Travelling
With a partner