Don & Marlene

Reliable Retired Educators

Albany, OR, US
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Michael
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What a treat to come home to a neat and tidy home. Don and Marlene not only took wonderful care of our pets, they also took great care of our home. We got

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Depoe Bay, OR, US · 08 Apr - 17 Apr 2019
Gretl
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It was a pleasure having Don and Marlene as our house/pet sitters. They were frequently in contact with happy pictures of our elderly cat and were vigilant

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Kórinthos, Greece · 22 Jan - 10 Mar 2019
Kirk
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Don and Marlene were perfect. We would highly recommend them to anyone. They were professional, personable and also communicated expertly both before and

    Langley, WA, US · 15 Oct - 22 Oct 2018
    Julia
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    Don & Marlene have just finished a two week cat sit for us. We couldn’t recommend them highly enough, their communication before, during and after their stay

      Douglas, Isle of Man · 14 Sep - 30 Sep 2018
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      Our dog Gretel got as great a vacation as we did! She was clearly pampered extremely well cared for by Don & Marlene. Marlene & Don are great communicators

      • dog
      Sunriver, OR, US · 13 Jul - 22 Jul 2018

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      Deb
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      I am an architect living in a single family lake home in a rural town in Minnesota, USA. I have two cats. Over the last 15 years, Don and Marlene Nelson

      House & pet sitting reference · 29 August 2016

      About

      We are both very active and blessedly healthy retired educators who enjoy tennis and other fitness. Since retirement we have acquired a new passion for hiking and walking, so we've found ourselves at home on beaches, country lanes and

      Why we want to house sit

      We bought a home in Oregon (which includes an apartment) for the purpose of providing our son with cost-free living while he pursues a doctorate in veterinary medicine at Oregon State University. We are taking advantage of him caring for

      Our experience

      We have had numerous traveling experiences in the U.S. and Europe in the past 45 years. Don was stationed in Turkey while in the service and Marlene lived and taught in Norway several months; where we both visit frequently due to family

      Pet care experience

      • dogDogs
      • catCats
      • reptileReptiles
      • horseHorses
      • fishFish
      • birdBirds

      Availability

      June 2019
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      July 2019
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      Preferred countries

      • Australia
      • Canada
      • New Zealand
      • United Kingdom
      • United States

      Profile details

      Age
      Don 65+ and Marlene 65+
      Occupation
      Retired Science Educator and Retired Elementary School Educator
      Travelling
      With a partner