Suanne & Russell

35-year licensed child therapist ready to be a pet grandad. We love people. plants

Sacramento, CA, US
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Reviews (19)


Wonderful people. Took great care of our kitties, were VERY tidy (left the house sparkling and organized!) and very easy to communicate with. They were

Van Nuys, CA, US · 03 Aug - 15 Aug 2021

It was a pleasure having Suanne and Russ housesit for us. Friendly, conscientious, great with the dogs - what more could you ask for ? Definitely recommend.

Bellingham, WA, US · 28 Jan - 21 Feb 2020

Suanne & Russ clearly loved caring for my furbabies and Betta fish. I returned to that cat "attitude" of - oh, you're back - we're good - can we go back to

Saint George, UT, US · 22 Dec 2019 - 01 Jan 2020

Russ and Suanne were absolutely fantastic housesitters! They took great care of Scooby, and gave him loads of attention and care and fun! They were clear in

Manhattan, NY, US · 16 Nov - 07 Dec 2019
Marilee & John

We were lucky enough to have Suanne and Russ return for a third time (please also read my previous reviews) to care for our dog, Tinsley. They arrived

El Dorado Hills, CA, US · 21 Sep - 30 Sep 2019

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I highly recommend Russ and Suanne to house sit. They are great! We've used them several times and are planning on hiring them again in a couple of months

House & pet sitting reference · 24 October 2015


Active, flexible, retired, reliable and fit. Seeking canine, feline and small pets to learn how things are done in your household and your neighborhood. Your pets and home are our first priority and we are grateful to meet new neighbors

Why we want to house sit

After a demanding professional career of being on call for 30 yrs, we are ready to roam! Russell was a licensed family therapist who is now inactive and Suanne was a writer at the University of California. Our own pets have passed and we

Our experience

Russ managed residential treatment programs for children and Suanne was a food science and nutrition writer. Together we apply our skills and passions to caring for pets, homes and gardens. We respect your routines and endeavor to

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Small pets


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

Preferred countries

  • Canada
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Profile details

Suanne 65+ and Russell 65+
Food writer
With a partner