John & Shirley

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

Stafford, United Kingdom

Reviews (6)

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

This was our first house-sitter, and understandably we were somewhat apprehensive. We had no need. From the moment we chose John as our house-sitter, the

Birmingham, United Kingdom · 31 Jul - 29 Aug 2018

I wish there was an option to add extra stars for these two wonderful, funny, kind, industrious, responsible and inspirational people. Talk about safe

São Brás de Alportel, Portugal · 18 Dec 2017 - 03 Jan 2018
Ali & Jo

John and Shirley have just spent 6 weeks in our house looking after Barney the 18 month old Sprocker and 2 cats. They have done an awesome job, Barney has

Bognor Regis, United Kingdom · 27 Aug - 08 Oct 2017

John& Shirley looked after my dog Nico and my house while I was away in the UK for two weeks and my house and dog both benefited greatly from the experience

    Carcassonne, France · 11 Jul - 26 Jul 2017

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    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


    October 2019
    November 2019
    • 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 58 and Shirley 65+
    Retired Ex Police Officer and Retired
    With a partner