Carol & Hal

Adventuresome, recently retired professional couple.

Lisbon, Portugal
5 Reviews

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3 external references

Reviews (5)


Hello Carol and Hal, it was so nice having you had as our pet- and housesitters. You took excellent care of our two cats and managed to bond with them very

    Frankfurt am Main, Germany · 28 Sep - 12 Oct 2019

    Carol and Hal were perfect sitters and delightful company both for myself and Cleo! We "met" originally via Skype before agreeing the sit (I would recommend

    Moreton in Marsh, United Kingdom · 09 Jun - 15 Jun 2019

    Carol and Hal were my first house sitters and what a great experience it was . They kept in touch right from when the sit was confirmed and flew in the day

    Bishops Waltham, United Kingdom · 25 May - 07 Jun 2019

    Carol and Hal were lovely housesitters. They were very responsive right from the start, arrived as agreed and made time for a joint dinner before I left on

    Barcelona, Spain · 05 Apr - 21 Apr 2019

    Carol and Hal were the perfect sitters for us. It was the first time we had used trusted house sitters so we were unsure how it would work out. We loved

    London, United Kingdom · 24 Jan - 10 Feb 2019

    References (3)


    Carol and Hal are a wonderful and friendly couple. They rented my apartment in Oeiras from 15 February untill 1st June 2018 and they took care of it as if

    Landlord reference · 04 September 2018


    We are recently retired, non-smoking Americans who have spent more than a decade living, studying, and/or working abroad: France, Germany, Japan, and now Portugal. Hal speaks French and German, and has studied Japanese. Carol speaks

    Why we want to house sit

    While we are enjoying our lives in Lisbon, we have friends throughout Europe (and other parts of the world) with whom we like to reconnect. Further, although we have travelled fairly widely within Europe, naturally there are many places

    Our experience

    Hal was raised on a dairy farm in California and had lots of experience with both farm animals and pets. We especially like cats and dogs. We’ve spent hundreds of hours holding cats – a couple of them in particular -- while reading, working

    Pet care experience

    • Dogs
    • Cats
    • Fish
    • Livestock
    • Birds


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

    Preferred countries

    • Albania
    • Andorra
    • Austria
    • Belgium
    • Bosnia And Herzegovina
    • Cape Verde

    Profile details

    Carol 65+ and Hal 65+
    Retired and Hal still does some academic writing and journalism.
    With a partner