Kirsten & Xavier

Friendly couple, both working in animal conservation/charity sector, looking to house sit!

London, United Kingdom

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Ian
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Kirsten was a great sitter. Everything went as planned with perfect communication. We did not get to meet before hand so invited her to arrive a day early

  • dog
Elephant & Castle, United Kingdom · 17 Nov - 26 Nov 2018
Mark
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Great sitters- happy dog and happy owners.

  • dog
London, United Kingdom · 08 Nov - 14 Nov 2018
Caroline and Richard
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We didn’t meet Kirsten but her partner Xav was brilliant. Hunter clearly had a great time with him. He was good at communication and sent regular photos of

  • dog
Battersea, United Kingdom · 24 Oct - 27 Oct 2018
briana
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Kirsten and Xavier are not just animal lovers, they get animal behaviour. Both of our cats were incredibly well looked after. I would highly recommend them

  • cat
London, United Kingdom · 19 Oct - 28 Oct 2018
Kate and Ben
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Kirsten and Xavier were wonderful! They were very patient with us as this was our first time using trusted housesitters, answered all of our questions and

  • cat
London, United Kingdom · 13 Oct - 17 Oct 2018

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Melissa
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Kirsten is delightful and very reliable; she loves animals of all shapes and sizes and having owned several herself, she appreciates the importance of

Employment reference · 30 July 2018

About

Hi! I’m 32 and work as a researcher at Dogs Trust. I completed my PhD at ZSL London Zoo, focusing on amphibian conservation. I love yoga, drawing and playing the clarinet. My parter, Xavier, is 34 and works at ZSL London Zoo as a wildlife

Why we want to house sit

Mostly because we love animals and love to travel!

Our experience

Due to our jobs and skills, we have cared for a huge number of animals including: cats, dogs, birds (farm and birds of prey), fish, amphibians, reptiles, small mammals, horses, insects and bugs. We're active members of borrowmydoggy.com and

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • reptileReptiles
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

July 2019
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Preferred countries

  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Kirsten 33 and Xavier 35
Occupation
Research Officer and Research Fellow
Travelling
With a partner