Barb & Jim

Responsible, trustworthy, and caring couple with flexible schedule

Minneapolis, MN, US

Reviews (10)

Jane & Matthew

We were ecstatic when Barb and Jim volunteered to care for Joey and Boris during our stressful move from Minnesota to Texas! Even though this 3rd

Sunnyvale, TX, US · 05 Jun - 06 Jun 2019

Barb and Jim were the best housesitters!! We were convinced that Tony was going to leave with them when we returned, he really loved spending time with them!

Austin, TX, US · 28 Dec 2018 - 03 Jan 2019
Jane & Matthew

We were so fortunate to have Barb and Jim return for another sit with our pups! Knowing that they are at our home, and lovingly caring for Joey and Boris

Sunnyvale, TX, US · 02 Dec - 04 Dec 2018
Jane & Matthew

Barb and Jim are fantastic! Communication with them was easy from the start, and they were kind enough to come for a visit beforehand to see the house and

Sunnyvale, TX, US · 16 Nov - 18 Nov 2018

I hope I remembered to leave a reveiw for Barb and Jim last year!!! They were both absolutely wonderful in every way, and Barb has helped on subsequent

Plymouth, MN, US · 26 Oct - 27 Oct 2018

References (4)


I've had the opportunity to use Barb and Jim to care for my cats a couple of times and can recommend them without reservation. Like most people with pets my

House & pet sitting reference · 21 August 2016


Jim and I retired in our early 50's so that we could spend more time exploring new places and revisiting old favorites, as well as visiting friends and family who live throughout the USA. We enjoy "wandering" and getting off the main path

Why we want to house sit

The opportunity to care for your home and pets would be a perfect fit for both parties: You: travel knowing your home and furry family members are safe and well cared for. Us: able to share our love with dogs and cats (we no longer live

Our experience

In addition to our own pets, we have cared for the pets of friends, specifically large and small dogs and cats. We have experience walking/hiking with dogs, playing with dogs and cats, feeding and cleaning up after both. We have also

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats


October 2019
November 2019
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Belize
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Canada
  • Costa Rica
  • Germany

Profile details

Barb 61 and Jim 60
Manager in Human Resources/Corporate Training and Sales
With a partner