Leigh & James

Mature couple with a lot of pet and house-sitting experience

Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., US
21 Reviews

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Reviews (21)

Kathleen

Leigh and James were outstanding house-sitters. Great at communicating with us, great at looking after our dog and two cats, and great at taking care of our

Winchester, VA, US · 19 Jul - 25 Jul 2020
Maddison

Leigh and James were fantastic! Leigh stopped by before our trip to grab a key and see the house. (She was extra patient in waiting for us, too, as we were

Takoma Park, MD, US · 26 Nov - 30 Nov 2019
Gillian

James and Leigh were a great success. They were beyond our expectations and stand out people. Educated, charming and well mannered. Our cats took to them

Cabarete, Dominican Republic · 01 Jun - 30 Jul 2019
Iciar

We were fortunate enough to have Leigh and James take care of our house and dog Banana for about a week, and cannot recommend them enough. Not only were they

Poble Sec, Spain · 12 May - 21 May 2019
Susan

Leigh and James were great sitters - they looked after our cat, Smudge, plus our daughter's cat, YoYo, and six goldfish. The cats formed a great bond with

Calella, Spain · 23 Apr - 10 May 2019

References (3)

Sarah

Leigh and James have looked after our two cats over many years. They are the first people we ask as they are 100% dependable and trustworthy. Our cats

House & pet sitting reference · 12 February 2018

About

We're a married couple from Washington DC where we have lived for 25 years. Leigh (51) grew up in South Carolina while James (53) is originally from London but moved to the USA in his early twenties. Leigh works in non-profit fundraising

Why we want to house sit

We started using Trusted House Sitters after deciding we wanted to take time off work to travel for an extended period. We wanted to experience new countries and cultures, and we love animals, so THS was the perfect match for us! Taking

Our experience

Since joining Trusted Housesitters, we have enjoyed many wonderful and successful sits around the world, and have received excellent reviews from the lovely people for whom we've sat! We both grew up with lots of pets, including cats

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Small pets

Availability

September 2020
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October 2020
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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
Leigh 52 and James 54
Occupation
Non-Profit Fund-Raiser and Trader Joe's Crew Member
Travelling
With a partner