David & Hope

Retired couple interested in exploring new places

Manzanita, OR, US
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Saira & Collin
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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

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

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  • cat
  • horse
  • poultry
  • farm animal
Brookfield, VT, US · 01 Feb - 30 Apr 2018
Kate
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Spencer and the birds seemed to have had a very happy time with Hope & David. The house and pets felt relaxed and calm when I returned and Hope had left the

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Portland, OR, US · 31 Aug - 04 Sep 2017

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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

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About

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

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock

Availability

June 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
David 64 and Hope 65+
Occupation
carpenter, mechanic, farmer, builder and librarian, gardener, botanist,
Travelling
With a partner