Laura & Derek

Qualified in animal care and welfare, responsible and trustworthy couple

Yeovil, United Kingdom

Reviews (4)

Roger and Gina
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Laura and Derek were delightful house sitters. They were punctual and reliable in every way - our dog clearly enjoyed their company. I would recommend them

  • dog
Tetbury, United Kingdom · 17 Jul - 24 Jul 2018
Katharine and Steve
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Laura and Derek were fantastic sitters. They were brilliant with Sam and looked after him beautifully! We came home to a relaxed and happy dog, and a

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  • cat
Baughurst, United Kingdom · 26 May - 02 Jun 2018
Ann
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Our first experience with Trusted Housesitters and we were delighted with Laura. She is a lovely person, arrived on time and took great care of our 6 little

  • dog
Minehead, United Kingdom · 07 Jun - 10 Jun 2017
Belinda
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Laura and Derek couldn't have been nicer people to have looking after my 2 dogs and my home. I immediately felt very at east with them, and very comfortable

  • dog
Lewes, United Kingdom · 06 Apr - 11 Apr 2017

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Lyn
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I have known Laura and Derek for several years. When we only had Charlie, our working cocker spaniel, we occasionally put her in kennels when we went away

House & pet sitting reference · 17 March 2017

About

I have for many years been employed as a housekeeper for several households, but more recently I have been concentrating on my photography business. I have house sat in the past looking after a large house with dogs and horses. Having owned

Why we want to house sit

For myself and my husband it is something we have been considering for a few years. What a wonderful way to spend time in different parts of the country, seeing and meeting new people. Embracing new challenges and having a break from the

Our experience

I have a qualification in countryside management and animal care and welfare. We used to keep our own horses and have our own livery stables. We are both reliable, trustworthy and experienced in many aspects all of which would be invaluable

Pet care experience

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

Availability

July 2019
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Preferred countries

  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Laura 62 and Derek 65+
Occupation
Photographer and Fire Safety Officer
Travelling
With a partner