Don & Marlene

Reliable Retired Educators

Prescott Valley, AZ, US
22 Reviews

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Reviews (22)

Brenda

Don & Marlene are true gems! They were so professional and experienced and really helped us through the process of our first pet sit with Trusted House

Shelton, WA, US · 09 Apr - 17 Apr 2021
alexis

Don and Marlene were ideal house sitters. They were thoughtful, communicative, and took great care of the kitties as well as our plants and home. Don and

San Francisco, CA, US · 19 Feb - 04 Apr 2021
Joy

We were blessed to have Don and Marlene sit for us during some poor weather conditions. They were patient with all the mud from the rain and ice and it was

Keizer, OR, US · 13 Feb - 15 Feb 2021
Susan

Don and Marlene went above and beyond the duty of dog sitting. Our house was cleaner than when we left and they had even done some yard work. We had to

Tenino, WA, US · 15 Jan - 31 Jan 2021
Erin & Mike

Great experience with this sit! Easy communication, cats well cared for, and house immaculate upon return. Would have them back any time!!

Seattle, WA, US · 26 Dec - 30 Dec 2020

References (2)

Deb

I am an architect living in a single family lake home in a rural town in Minnesota, USA. I have two cats. Over the last 15 years, Don and Marlene Nelson

House & pet sitting reference · 29 August 2016

About

We are both active and blessedly healthy, retired educators who can often be found reading, listening to music, or enjoying tennis and other fitness. Since retirement we have acquired a new passion for hiking, so we've found ourselves at

Why we want to house sit

We just bought a home in Arizona after a 5-year stay in Oregon (which included an apartment) for the purpose of providing our son with cost-free living while he pursued a doctorate in veterinary medicine at Oregon State University. We

Our experience

We have had numerous traveling experiences in the U.S. and Europe in the past 45 years. Don was stationed in Turkey while in the service and Marlene lived and taught in Norway several months; where we both visit frequently due to family

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Birds

Availability

July 2021
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Profile details

Age
Don 65+ and Marlene 65+
Occupation
Retired Science Educator and Retired Elementary School Educator
Travelling
With a partner