David & Hope

Retired couple interested in exploring new places

Manzanita, OR, US
6 Reviews

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Reviews (6)


David and Hope were perfect house and pet sitters. They took good care of Sparkle Jack and sent pictures. They left my house in clean and neat condition., I

West Seattle, WA, US · 22 Dec - 28 Dec 2019

Looked after the house as they would their own and great with Oz, our springer spaniel. Very communititive and reliable up to and during their sit.

Oswestry, United Kingdom · 18 Sep - 26 Sep 2019

David and Hope looked after our two cats and home while we were away for a week. We found David and Hope to be a very friendly and trustworthy couple, and

Oswestry, United Kingdom · 07 Sep - 15 Sep 2019
Saira & Collin

David and Hope were fabulous house sitters! They stayed in touch with us leading up to the sit, while we were away and touched base after they left! We have

Victoria, BC, Canada · 19 Dec - 27 Dec 2018

David and Hope are the very best. They did amazing unexpected things like cleaning out the tack room! They took great care of all the animals...a horse, a

Brookfield, VT, US · 01 Feb - 30 Apr 2018

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David is a caring soul who takes care of pets and houses as if they were his own. He wakes early and carefully follows all directions. David has also been

Character reference · 27 January 2019


A farm youth and a city girl met and then formed a life in Washington, DC, USA. We have traveled extensively and have always enjoyed meeting new people, cultures, and places. Moved to Oregon, USA 18 years ago to restore an old house and

Why we want to house sit

We enjoy getting to know a place . We enjoy animals and having local responsibilities helps with learning about your home as you know it. We never want the glossy guide book version of an area.

Our experience

We have volunteered locally and during travel for a wide range of tasks ranging from grounds keeping to law enforcement and Search and Rescue. We separately or together have owned fish, parakeets, an iguana, dogs, cats, and chickens

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Poultry
  • Livestock


June 2020
July 2020
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

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

Profile details

David 65+ and Hope 65+
carpenter, mechanic, farmer, builder and librarian, gardener, botanist,
With a partner