Vanessa & Ian

Dedicated full-time house sitters. Over 90 international sits all with 5* Reviews - We'll

London, United Kingdom
71 Reviews

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6 external references

Reviews (71)

Heidi

This was the first time we’ve had house sitters to look after our cat and from our initial contact via Skype we were immediately put at ease. Vanessa & Ian

Carnforth, United Kingdom · 17 Jan - 10 Feb 2020
Philippa

Vanessa and Ian were wonderful house sitters! They were immediately relaxed, likeable and efficient. We felt confident leaving our home and treasured cat

Northallerton, United Kingdom · 04 Dec 2019 - 07 Jan 2020
Alan & Gill

1st house sit from this lovely couple. Ian and Vanessa kept us informed whilst away and it was lovely to come back to a clean tidy home with happy animals

York, United Kingdom · 19 Nov - 02 Dec 2019
Karen

This was Vanessa and Ian's third pet sit and Buster was very pleased to see them when they arrived. Buster can be quite a handful at times but I went away

Cardiff, United Kingdom · 08 Nov - 11 Nov 2019
stephen

Ian and Vanessa lovely couple second time sat at our house highly recommended looked after house and our 3 dogs and chickens no problem looking forward to

Fuentes de Cesna, Spain · 19 Oct - 07 Nov 2019

References (6)

Kelly

On meeting Vanessa & Ian I immediately felt at ease as they are a very warm, gentle and responsible couple and I felt we had an instant rapport. This was

House & pet sitting reference · 29 February 2016

About

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE: Over 90 international house-sits, all with 5* reviews (60+ on TrustedHousesitters), animal care including rescue pets and young/old; luxury property care; remote off-grid living; water management, solar, swimming

Why we want to house sit

We find the process of being able to exchange services based around trust and respect, extremely rewarding. And while house sitting allows us to travel and experience different cultures and countries around the world, with the company of

Our experience

We're comfortable with all breeds, sizes and ages of dogs and have experience of administering insulin injections. Ian cared for and trained a team of 20 Alaskan Huskies so he can deal confidently with more dominant or willful pet

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Morocco
  • Netherlands

Profile details

Age
Vanessa 58 and Ian 56
Occupation
Publisher of House Sitting Magazine and Assistant Publisher of House Sitting Magazine
Travelling
With a partner