Jean & Elaine

Two widowed and retired professors would love to take care of your home and beloved pets.

Provo, UT, US

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Jean and Elaine answered our ad for a short house sit and did an excellent job of caring for our home, cat, garden and poultry. This was much more

House & pet sitting reference · 12 November 2018

About

I met Elaine a few years ago after her husband's death. After taking a few trips together, we decided to join forces to make retirement more fun. In our professional lives, I was a professor of English Literature and Elaine was a professor

Why we want to house sit

House sitting provides more than a cursory glance at a city or country. It gives us an opportunity to try on another person's way of living in ways that being a tourist doesn't allow. We want to experience other cultures in a little more

Our experience

I come from several generations of a ranching family in Alberta, Canada. I grew up riding horses, leading a jumpy "Club Calf" down the streets of our town behind a marching band, and adoring cats and dogs of all descriptions. Elaine grew up

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

August 2019
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September 2019
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  • 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

Age
Jean 65+ and Elaine 65+
Occupation
Professor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus
Travelling
With a partner