Peter & Margaret

Margaret and Peter Gambles

Wooler, United Kingdom
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Reviews (6)

Lia
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Peter and Margaret were great sitters. They are a kind and responsible couple. Our cat Dusty was extra shy, and hiding a lot during their sit. We really

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Bridge of Weir, United Kingdom · 19 Dec 2018 - 04 Jan 2019
Max
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We are always so appreciative of Margaret and Peter's efficiency, kindness and care when they sit for us. A five star recommendation as ever.

  • cat
Oxford, United Kingdom · 31 Aug - 01 Sep 2018
Max
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So pleased that Margaret and Peter could come and look after our cat Baggy again. They really are the perfect pet/house-sitters. You go away with total

  • cat
Oxford, United Kingdom · 13 Jul - 16 Jul 2018
Max
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As mentioned in our previous review, Margaret and Peter are the perfect pet/house sitters. Highly recommended to anyone who wants total peace of mind when

  • cat
Oxford, United Kingdom · 08 Apr - 11 Apr 2018
Elise
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We were delighted to have Peter and Maggie look after our house and pets for two weeks. It was very easy to communicate with them before and during the

  • cat
  • poultry
Cupar, United Kingdom · 21 Dec 2017 - 06 Jan 2018

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Emma
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I have known Peter Gambles and Margaret Pinsent since I started working at the University of Oxford in 2006. Peter has been with the University since October

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About

We are Margaret and Peter. We both retired from full-time employment with Oxford University in late 2017, and so now have the time to explore Britain more. We enjoy walking and cycling in the countryside, visits to the seaside, and

Why we want to house sit

We lived in Oxfordshire for over 20 years, and now that we've retired from full-time work, and moved to Northumberland, we would love to experience living in different parts of the UK.

Our experience

Margaret grew up with dogs and horses, and has owned several cats as well. Since retiring, Margaret has looked after a friend's dogs, taking them for walks etc. In the past, we have looked after a family member's house (with cats and fish)

Pet care experience

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

Availability

August 2019
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Preferred countries

  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Peter 61 and Margaret 65+
Occupation
Retired and Retired
Travelling
With a partner