Irene & Henry

Active couple ready to care for your home and animals!

Sacramento, CA, US
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Dina
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I have not been looking forward to writing this review for Irene and Henry. Because I was not looking forward to be reminded of the turmoil we went through

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Gießen, Germany · 11 Jan - 16 Feb 2019
DeeDee
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Irene and Henry are far and away the best house/dog sitters I’ve ever had. Fascinating to talk to, both possess skill sets that nicely integrate into their

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Walnut Creek, CA, US · 16 Dec 2018 - 03 Jan 2019
Marjorie
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We enjoyed meeting this warm and interesting couple Henry and Irene took careful care of our home and plants, replaced our dying rosemary bush and left an

    Portland, OR, US · 20 Sep - 15 Oct 2018
    Helen
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    Irene and Henry went above and beyond during their stay at our home. Just three days into a five week road trip, one of our our cats had a serious medical

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    Lincoln City, OR, US · 23 Aug - 20 Sep 2018
    Darlene
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    Irene & Henry were wonderful pet and house sitters. They arrived on time and took wonderful care of our Zoya and Bella. They left clean linens and a tidy

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    Catskill, NY, US · 10 Aug - 12 Aug 2018

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    Gail
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    06/15/2018 I have known Henry and Irene for over 30 years and they are wonderful, warm and very trustworthy. They were my neighbors for 20 years and are

    Character reference · 16 June 2018

    About

    We recently retired and are looking for new adventures! Henry is a former teacher that taught deaf, special-needs and kids with ASD, both in school and as an after-school tutor. He taught adapted aquatics, coached both the Special Olympics

    Why we want to house sit

    We both love to travel and getting to know new people and places. We have experience caring for a variety of animals - the typical pets (dogs, cats, birds and fish) as well as farm animals (chickens). We are an active couple and can provide

    Our experience

    We joined this site in June 2018. We have been homeowners for over 30 years in both warm environments (Southern California) and snowy ones (near Boston, Massachusetts). Henry is handy and can deal with minor household repairs, both inside

    Pet care experience

    • dogDogs
    • catCats
    • fishFish
    • poultryPoultry
    • birdBirds
    • small petSmall pets

    Availability

    August 2019
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    Preferred countries

    • Afghanistan
    • Aland Islands
    • Albania
    • Algeria
    • American Samoa
    • Andorra

    Profile details

    Age
    Irene 65+ and Henry 65+
    Occupation
    Irene is a former NICU Nurse currently a Clinical Trials' Quality Assurance Auditor and Henry is a Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing; Works w/Behavior Disorders and Autism; Is an Adapted Ski Instructor and Adapted Aquatics Instructor.
    Travelling
    With a partner