richard john

Single, Retired, Reliable, Trustworthy, Non-smoker ready to care for your home and pets.

Machynlleth, United Kingdom
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Reviews (16)

Adrian and Moira
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We were lucky to get Richard to sit for us only a month after his last visit. He is a lovely person and so good with the cats. He handed over to another

  • cat
Caerphilly, United Kingdom · 03 Jun - 08 Jun 2019
Adrian and Moira
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After a number of attempts to get Richard to sit for us we finally got a week he was free. He arrived the night before and we had a lovely evening getting to

  • cat
Caerphilly, United Kingdom · 04 May - 11 May 2019
Barbara
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I have no hesitation in recommending Richard as a fantastic house sitter! The communication was excellent from the start and he was able to come and learn

  • dog
  • poultry
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom · 07 Apr - 13 Apr 2019
Christine
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This was the second time Richard sat for us and we trusted him take over from a friend who was staying as were already away and then handover to the next

  • dog
  • cat
  • poultry
Dolgellau, United Kingdom · 02 Oct - 12 Nov 2018
Margaret
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This was the second time Richard had looked after our animals (sheep, pigs, ducks, chickens & a dog) and the house. He is a great sitter and it's such a

  • dog
  • poultry
  • farm animal
Craven Arms, United Kingdom · 11 Jul - 20 Jul 2018

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Jacky
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HAVE KNOWN RICHARD FOR 35 YEARS,HE IS A VERY LIKEABLE GENTLEMAN [IN THE REAL SENSE ie:GENTLE MAN] HE HAS ALWAYS KEPT ANIMALS MAINLY DOGS,BUT ALSO HE HAD A

Character reference · 15 March 2015

About

Hi my name is Richard i am 72 years old and am now retired and enjoy good health I really enjoy travelling photography walking reading and animals of all kinds My working life has been quite varied and includes Training to be a chef

Why I want to house sit

Because of my wish to travel and my love of animals,having my own pets is not practical so House sitting would give me the best of both worlds

My experience

I was brought up on a small farm in Hertfordshire helping with pigs chickens horses and a dog I have also had my own small holding in Cornwall with cows sheep chickens goats and I helped bottle feed orphan lambs. and calves until they

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • reptileReptiles
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock

Availability

June 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
retired
Travelling
On my own