Al & Arlette

Ecofriendly, energetic retired teachers expanding their horizon

Thibodaux, LA, US
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Chuck
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Al and Arlette were excellent. Our pets all loved them , the house and garden were in great shape . It didn't rain at all so they watered and kept everything

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Matapalo, Costa Rica · 09 Jan - 25 Jan 2019
Joanne
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Al and Arlette are the most delightful people and super house sitters too! They communicated with us frequently while we were away. Ellie, our dog got

  • dog
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  • bird
Santa Cruz, CA, US · 28 Aug - 12 Sep 2018
Halley
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Al and Avette were very warm and personable and made our first experience with trusted house sitters a great success. They took pictures of the dogs on their

  • dog
New Orleans, LA, US · 03 Sep - 03 Sep 2016
Luke
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Al and Arlette looked after the house and Charlie, the cat, while we were gone on a three week cruise. They sent us weekly updates on the house, garden and

  • cat
Morro Bay, CA, US · 09 Jul - 02 Aug 2016

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Karen
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Al and Arlette did not have to house sit as we live in the same city. However, they did come to our house daily to look after our indoor cat. Although most

House & pet sitting reference · 27 June 2016

About

Al taught fine arts and woodworking. He is an apiculturist and a pétanque enthusiast. He also grows fruits and vegetables and likes to fish. Arlette taught French and Spanish. She likes to cook, read, take long walks and swim. We both enjoy

Why we want to house sit

We recently retired from teaching and we always enjoyed travelling. House sitting will enable us financially to visit various parts of the world and meet the people who live there. And yes, to enjoy the company and companionship of a new

Our experience

Al, a jack-of-all-trades, has extensive experience with plants, gardening, carpentry and beekeeping. We raised chickens, ducks, and rabbits. We had 2 dogs for a period of 28 years. We like animals of all sorts. In the summer 2015, we

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds

Availability

June 2019
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Preferred countries

  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua And Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Aruba

Profile details

Age
Al 65+ and Arlette 65+
Occupation
retired teacher and retired teacher
Travelling
With a partner