Barbara & Jim

Experienced, reliable, non-smoking 60+ animal-loving couple

Auckland, New Zealand

Reviews (7)

Michael

We were worried about leaving our very old dog while overseas to a family reunion for a few weeks, but once we met Barbara and Jim before leaving we were

Coatesville, New Zealand · 16 Apr - 29 Apr 2019
Grace

Barbara and Jim are a kind and friendly couple. My little cat Sydney was all loved up with Barbara, sleeping on her lap within hours of my departure (how

Paris, France · 14 Oct - 18 Oct 2018
Grace

Barbara, was efficient, organised and thorough in her questions for the flat and Syd’s care. The flat was very tidy when I returned and my little cat was

Paris, France · 30 Sep - 02 Oct 2018
SUE

Barbara & Jim were our first experience of Trusted Housesitters and it was the best introduction we could have had. They were a delightful couple, looked

London, United Kingdom · 16 Jun - 18 Jun 2017
Gerhard

Thank you, Barbara and Jim, we would be very happy to have you housesit for us again any time in the future. All the best for your move to the UK and happy

Auckland, New Zealand · 11 Feb - 26 Feb 2017

References (1)

Ruth

Barbara has taken care of our menagerie and home multiple times, for periods from a week to a month. Our dogs love her, our cats find a welcoming lap, and

House & pet sitting reference · 26 October 2016

About

Hello, we're Jim and Barbara, an animal-loving couple in our 60's. We have travelled extensively and called several countries home. We're experienced, trustworthy, practical, sensible, calm, quiet, caring people who will look after your

Why we want to house sit

We don't have any pets of our own at present. We can give your dogs and cats all the cuddles, care and attention they need while you're away.

Our experience

We have had beloved dogs, cats and other pets of our own. We have experience in New Zealand, the UK, France, the USA and South Africa caring for cats, dogs, birds, fish and small pets while their families were away, for short periods and

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

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

Preferred countries

  • Cook Islands
  • Fiji
  • French Polynesia
  • New Zealand
  • Niue
  • Norfolk Island

Profile details

Age
Barbara 63 and Jim 65+
Occupation
Travel Writer, PM and IT Manager
Travelling
With a partner