John & Shirley

Ex-Royal Air Force/ British Police Officer and Professional Housekeeper Wife.

Stafford, United Kingdom
10 Reviews

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5 external references

Reviews (10)

John & Lynne

John & Shirley we’re booked for 3 weeks to take over from our previous house sitter to allow for an extended annual spring holiday to Spain after my

Eccleshall, United Kingdom · 18 Apr - 19 May 2020

John and Shirley were absolutely superb, caring, loving and a fun couple. They were in my home for eight weeks. My two cats Dusty and Pebbles were so well

Eastbourne, United Kingdom · 17 Dec 2019 - 12 Feb 2020

SUPERHEROS! Wow we can't get over how amazing John and Shirley were. We invited them to petsit for us because they had experience with boats (we live on

San Pedro, CA, US · 25 Nov - 02 Dec 2019
Mary Lou & Justin

John and Shirley are simply a joy with great sense of humors! They were very thorough with reading about all of our pets and knowing their names and faces

Sherman Oaks, CA, US · 13 Nov - 19 Nov 2019
Kim and Peter

John and Shirley were just what we were looking for as pet sitters. Making arrangements for the sit went smoothly and they arrived just as promised. Our

Henderson, NV, US · 16 Aug - 01 Sep 2019

References (5)


I can throughly recommend John and Shirley Winton. They are very good with animals and have looked after our two dogs on many occasion. They are friendly

Character reference · 21 October 2016


I, John, spent 20 years in the Royal Air Force and 10 years as a front-line British Police Officer and have served in many countries often in areas of conflict and inhospitable environments, that said, I wouldn`t have had it any other way!

Why we want to house sit

We ended a 2 year tour of the British canal system on board our Narrow Boat `Horace` and were looking for our next adventure, wherever it may be, and so returned to Motorhoming. Being retired means we are flexible and can use a

Our experience

We have a lifetime of fantastic experiences to draw upon. We are practical, sound, trustworthy and extremely clean and tidy in our everyday living. We are home loving and will not be inviting The Rolling Stones and their entourage around

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Small pets


September 2020
October 2020
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

John 59 and Shirley 65+
Retired Ex Police Officer and Retired
With a partner