Victoria & Robert

Mature, experienced, proactive, happy, conscientious couple

Hovingham, United Kingdom
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Mike
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It was an absolute joy having Robert and Victoria looking after our home and our cats while we were away twice over the summer. From the moment they arrived

  • cat
Mile End, United Kingdom · 06 Sep - 12 Sep 2018
Victoria
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Thank you Victoria and Robert for our first house sit experience. Everything was perfect and we would have no hesitations in recommending or asking you to

  • dog
  • fish
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom · 26 Jun - 04 Jul 2018
Mike
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Above and beyond, pure and simple. Victoria and Robert were amazing sitters from start to finish. Thorough communicators, bang on time, instantly warmed to

  • cat
Mile End, United Kingdom · 24 May - 03 Jun 2018
Sophie
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I cannot recommend Victoria more highly, she looked after our home and our elderly and demanding cat for 5 days whilst we were away on holiday. Both Victoria

  • cat
London, United Kingdom · 05 Apr - 09 Apr 2018
Lindsey
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Victoria is a wonderful house sitter. She has a lovely calm and caring approach, and is totally reliable and efficient. We had no worries leaving our elderly

  • cat
Carlisle, United Kingdom · 16 Mar - 19 Mar 2018

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Sarah
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I have known Mr and Mrs Finch for about 15 years and they have house sat for us on many occasions. they are 100% honest and reliable and I can thoroughly

House & pet sitting reference · 22 June 2012

About

Originally from North America (now UK citizens), we are now retired without any family commitments. Robert and I have always owned dogs and pets, up until recent years. In fact our beloved 3 cairn terriers accompanied us (in the aircraft

Why we want to house sit

We enjoy meeting new people and seeing new places, and without any ties, can take on varied assignments of short or long duration. Our introduction to house-sitting happened by chance about 15 years ago. Following from that time, we have

Our experience

We have been members of, and periodic foster carers for, the leading UK animal charity, Dogs Trust. In this role over the past 10+ years we have helped to rehabilitate a number of cases of serious dog abandonment/abuse. The best reward

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • reptileReptiles
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry

Availability

June 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
Victoria 65+ and Robert 65+
Occupation
Victoria: homemaker and Robert: recently retired from NHS technical role, and previously worked around the world as a graduate Civil Engineer (BASc).
Travelling
With a partner