Marilyn & Barrie

House trained happy couple

Matlock, United Kingdom

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We would absolutely recommend both Barrie and Marilyn. They took great care of our cat, dog and horse, sending us regular updates, and left the house

  • dog
  • cat
  • horse
Trinity, Jersey · 25 Jul - 30 Jul 2019
David
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Marilyn and Barrie looked after our adored dog Cobi and cat Zola for two weeks while we were away, and it worked fabulously. They were polite, reliable and

  • dog
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  • horse
Trinity, Jersey · 28 Jun - 13 Jul 2019
Paula
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Marilyn and Barrie have just completed a two week house sit for us and we could not have had better people for our first time sit! We immediately liked them

  • dog
  • fish
  • poultry
  • farm animal
  • bird
Stroud, United Kingdom · 07 May - 21 May 2019
Lynn
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Marilyn and Barrie are a delightful couple and fantastic house sitters and we can’t recommend them highly enough. We were able to meet them beforehand and

  • dog
  • cat
  • poultry
Buxton, United Kingdom · 25 Apr - 30 Apr 2019
Miss Michelle L
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Second sit from Marilyn and Barrie - the dogs were so excited to see them both again! Thank you so much - it was a joy to be away knowing that everything

  • dog
  • cat
  • horse
  • poultry
Ashbourne, United Kingdom · 15 Mar - 16 Mar 2019

About

Let me introduce ourselves. I am Marilyn, my partner is Barrie. We live in a 19th Century stone cottage in Matlock, Derbyshire. We have both worked hard all our lives and are both now retired (December 2018). Barrie was a police

Why we want to house sit

An opportunity to travel and maybe visit areas we have not experienced before, whilst fulfilling a need to care for​ and to be in the company of animals. We are also looking to challenge ourselves and experience new things and meet new

Our experience

We bring to any assignment we undertake a commitment to regard it as a job to be done properly, especially regarding the care of pets. We are honest, reliable and would treat another person's property with respect as we do our own home

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds

Availability

August 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Netherlands

Profile details

Age
Marilyn 65+ and Barrie 65+
Occupation
Retired and Police Officer
Travelling
With a partner