Rosemary & Neil

At your animals' service!

Johannesburg, South Africa

Reviews (8)


Rosemary and Neil are the best! Clear communication, very friendly and loves cats. I had lots of cute updates (photos/videos) of ours. The house was

Gent, Belgium · 21 Mar - 28 Mar 2019

Rosemary and Neil were an absolute blessing to our family. We were in a conundrum with a family reunion planned already for two years and the problem of

Bonn, Germany · 25 Jul - 06 Aug 2018

Rosemary and Neil did a great job of looking after my dog Ira, sending me regular updates to let me know how she was getting on. They were excellent at

Manchester, United Kingdom · 17 Jan - 19 Jan 2018

Came home to a clean house and a happy cat. Thanks for looking after him so well.

Brecon, United Kingdom · 13 Dec - 18 Dec 2017

My husband and I had an overseas trip booked-I had been advised by my accredited vet that my beloved and needy 13 year old Jack Russell,Honey,would be far

Johannesburg, South Africa · 20 Sep - 02 Oct 2017

References (8)


Rosemary offered to house sit for me in December 2016 the entire period she was here equated to just over a month. I could not have chosen a better or more

House & pet sitting reference · 24 February 2017


We are Neil and Rosemary, aged 73 and 63 respectively. Married for 35 years, we have two adult daughters, who live independently of us, in the United Kingdom and in The Netherlands. Our lives and work have always been in South Africa, and

Why we want to house sit

We have always enjoyed travelling, but because we owned our own business, we could not be away for extended periods. Now that we are retired, we have the luxury of time, and would welcome the opportunity of experiencing what it is like to

Our experience

We have been house- and pet-sitting on an informal basis for friends and family for the past twenty years. Now that we are retired , we would like to combine this interest with travel within southern Africa and the countries surrounding

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Birds


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

Preferred countries

  • Belgium
  • Botswana
  • Germany
  • Luxembourg
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius

Profile details

Rosemary 63 and Neil 65+
I used to be a travel agent, school teacher and property consultant before becoming a real estate franchise owner. At the end of my career, I worked as a Vodacom Change The World Volunteer for the South African Guide Dog Association for one year and my husband used to be in commerce and industry, and managed our real estate franchises
With a partner