Russell & Laurie

Handy House Sitters

Rochester, NY, US
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Reviews (7)

Lowell

Russell came through again for a long sit for us. It’s not easy for an active nutty dog, particularly when he had to give him a bath to remove a rear-end

Geneva, NY, US · 14 Apr - 27 Apr 2021
Lowell

Russell once again did a great job for us on short notice. The house and pets were well cared for. It allowed us to be away for 5 days without worry.

Geneva, NY, US · 31 Jul - 02 Aug 2020
Lowell

Russell has been to our house several times now and for each visit he’s been reliably punctual, our dog knows him immediately and he even got our bird to sit

Geneva, NY, US · 27 Jan - 29 Jan 2020
Lowell

Russell’s been with us twice and he’s been great both times. The house was as we left it and the dog and bird were happy and healthy. I can readily recommend

Geneva, NY, US · 27 Dec - 31 Dec 2019
DENISE

Russell made the first time having our Kirby sat a great relief. We knew Kirby was in good hands. Russell texted when he had questions and sent a picture

    Rochester, NY, US · 25 Sep - 30 Sep 2019

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    Rod

    I’ve known Russ and Laurie for many years. They are reliable and meticulous people. They treated their pets with love, respect and very good care. In a

    Character reference · 01 August 2018

    About

    We're a married couple who retired early, favoring time over money. We enjoy being physically active and fit. One of the constants in our life has been our furry companions. Russ spent 25+ years as a construction inspector and Laurie worked

    Why we want to house sit

    Russ grew up in Washington state and I was raised in upstate New York. We have travelled back and forth across the U.S./Canada over the last 30 years. We would like the opportunity to expand our world view while being of service to others

    Our experience

    We both worked in careers that required us to interact daily with a wide variety of people, so we have become flexible and comfortable with all sorts of people and situations. Since retiring 6 + years ago, Laurie has worked as a handler for

    Pet care experience

    • Dogs
    • Cats
    • Poultry
    • Birds

    Availability

    July 2021
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    Preferred countries

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

    Profile details

    Age
    Russell 65+ and Laurie 65+
    Occupation
    Was a building construction inspector. and Retired - Early Childhood
    Travelling
    With a partner