Huw

Trustworthy, flexible, versatile and mature academic and house sitter

Totnes, United Kingdom
13 Reviews

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Reviews (13)

Jennifer

Huw was wonderful, he kept us up to date with what was happening with the animals. Left the house clean and tidy. A pleasure to have look after our animals

Nottingham, United Kingdom · 21 Dec 2019 - 01 Jan 2020
Jane

Huw is a brilliant housesitter. Practical, adaptable, coped with everything including escapologist goat, and being unwell with a virus. Positive, cheerful

Camelford, United Kingdom · 10 Oct - 25 Oct 2019
Joni

Huw was truly the most wonderful, caring and responsible house and dog sitter imaginable. He kindly arrived a few days prior to my departure so that he could

Abersoch, United Kingdom · 17 Dec 2018 - 03 Jan 2019
sarah

Huw has sat for us on two occassions, the last one for 2 weeks when he looked after our dog Bella who is a lively animal and when we came home we could see

Bodmin, United Kingdom · 17 Oct - 31 Oct 2018
carol

Huw arrived and was accepted by our animals straight away. We had no qualms about leaving him with our house and pets. We came back to a tidy house and happy

Ilfracombe, United Kingdom · 20 Sep - 28 Sep 2018

References (1)

Heugh

Huw was our first house sitter and we could not have been happier with the arrangement. He looked after our two dogs very well and kept our home clean and

House & pet sitting reference · 29 September 2016

About

Hi, I am a mature postdoc student (59) recently awarded my PhD in Human Geography. I am seeking suitable house/animal care assignments anywhere. Experience, academic and professional reference contacts available on request. Non-smoker. I

Why I want to house sit

II am now pursuing an academic career after very recently successfully undertaken a PhD scholarship in Human Geography. I have been house sitting for around 24 months (more sittings than the reference list indicates) and find it a mutually

My experience

Prior to doing my PhD, I was a well travelled and have worked as manager professionally in many countries. I have good house/farm-sitting experience in Devon and Cornwall and well versed in the handling of many animals, of which I have

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock

Availability

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  • 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

Age
60
Occupation
Mature Academic