maggie & Doug

Retired couple, loving this new phase of our lives

Richmond, VA, US

Reviews (5)

Julia
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Our cat Bandit did great with Maggie and her husband. The house was tidy when we got home. Thank you for your thoughtfulness, sending us pictures of her.

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Lynchburg, VA, US · 13 Apr - 21 Apr 2019
Clarissa
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Maggie and Doug were super! We came home to a very happy, well cared for dog, our home was immaculate, the fridge stocked and flowers on the table. We would

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North London, United Kingdom · 21 Sep - 07 Oct 2018
John
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Doug and Maggie were exemplary (and clearly very experienced) house-sitters for us, looking after our home and Zorro our elderly cat perfectly. They were

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Chelsworth, United Kingdom · 27 Aug - 19 Sep 2018
Celia
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Maggie and Doug were great house sitters! They were immediate hits with both Ruby and Biscuit. Throughout our trip, they did a good job of sending us

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Reno, NV, US · 06 Jun - 06 Jul 2018
Beth
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We were happy to have Maggie & Doug stay in our home and look after the beasts. They were lovely to visit with before our trip, and our house was very

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Bowie, MD, US · 10 Apr - 24 Apr 2018

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Jane
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We returned to a clean house and well-cared-for cat and dogs. They graciously took us to and from the airport. We cannot think of any reason not to engage

House & pet sitting reference · 26 July 2017

About

We are a very fit, active couple (Doug American, Maggie British) who love life, travel, and animals. We have travelled throughout the world, backpacking through SE Asia, camping through the US, using airbnb, and house and pet sitting. We

Why we want to house sit

We have had dogs and cats of our own for many years and would enjoy caring for other people's pets and houses, while having the opportunity to see the world in a more "natural" environment rather than just in hotels and motels. We know

Our experience

We have been house and petsitting through this, and another site, in Europe, Mexico, New Zealand, and various cities in the US. We have looked after dogs, cats, including a 21 year old cat who needed to be given oral medication, chickens

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

July 2019
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August 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
maggie 65+ and Doug 65+
Occupation
Administration and Taking time off
Travelling
With a partner