Helen & Jim

Responsible Retired Couple

Penn Laird, VA, US
5 Reviews

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2 external references

Reviews (5)

Clora

Helen and Jim sat for us in January/February here in the west of Ireland and had to content with some of the worst weather of the year. Nevertheless they

Westport, Ireland · 24 Jan - 16 Feb 2020
Bob

Helen and Jim could not have been better house and pet sitters. I adjusted the dates of the sit partway through the process, and they accommodated the change

Annandale, VA, US · 24 Oct - 28 Oct 2019
Sandy and Charlie

Helen stepped up and quickly arranged to fill in for a sitter who cancelled close to the date I needed a sitter. She was great throughout the whole process

Boston, MA, US · 09 Oct - 14 Oct 2019
Jeffrey

Our cat barely noted our return; Helen and Jim had made him so comfortable that he didn't really seem to notice we'd been gone. The house was immaculate, and

Salisbury, MD, US · 27 Aug - 02 Sep 2019
lisa

It was so nice to meet Helen and Jim. We were their first housesit with Trusted Housesitters. Their love of animals is evident and we returned to two happy

Greenville, SC, US · 23 Jul - 29 Jul 2019

References (2)

Nicole

I have known Helen Nelson for 30 years. She is honest, responsible and dependable.

House & pet sitting reference · 30 September 2018

About

Jim and I are retired and we love visiting new places. We are looking forward to house sit with your beloved pets. We both worked for a large pharmaceutical company prior to retirement. We also participate in the government Trusted

Why we want to house sit

We enjoy traveling and love animals so this seems like a great fit for us. Getting to see and explore new places while we care for your pets is a great opportunity and would allow us to travel more often. Since retiring we have traveled to

Our experience

We recently completed our first Trusted house sitter engagement and it was a great experience. Prior to this, we have only cared for our own animals and, more recently, our grand-dog (a large Labrador). We have occasionally stayed with

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles

Availability

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

Preferred countries

  • Canada
  • Ireland
  • United States

Profile details

Age
Helen 63 and Jim 65+
Occupation
HR Administrative Associate and Chemical Operator
Travelling
With a partner