Al & Arlette

Ecofriendly, energetic retired teachers expanding their horizon

Thibodaux, LA, US

Reviews (5)

Lizi

The SWEETEST couple!!! 5 start rating!!! We skyped before our trip away, which we could have talked all day I'm sure, lovely people. They took great care of

New Orleans, LA, US · 01 Nov - 04 Nov 2019
Chuck

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

Matapalo, Costa Rica · 09 Jan - 25 Jan 2019
Joanne

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

Santa Cruz, CA, US · 28 Aug - 12 Sep 2018
Halley

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

New Orleans, LA, US · 03 Sep - 03 Sep 2016
Luke

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

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

References (3)

Karen

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

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Birds

Availability

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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