Melissa & Chris

Female couple--responsible, experienced, good with animals

Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., US

Reviews (9)

Megan

Melissa and Chris are terrific housesitters! They are clearly experienced pet sitters and projected such calm, easy confidence as we introduced them to our

Maple City, MI, US · 03 Sep - 28 Sep 2019
kristen

Melissa was wonderful and cared for our cat so sweetly. We were so pleased to come to home to a wonderfully clean apartment and perfectly relaxed kitty

Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., US · 26 Apr - 07 May 2019
Elizabeth

Vacation should be a time for relaxation, not a time to worry about whether our house and dog are in good hands. Melissa and Chris set our minds at ease from

Chattanooga, TN, US · 15 Mar - 22 Mar 2019
Alice

Fantastic house/pet sitters. Took good care of our 2 cats but also our multiple houseplants. In fact, they cleaned the house thoroughly right before we came

Weaverville, NC, US · 25 Oct - 03 Nov 2018
Heidi

We were so fortunate to be able to welcome Melissa and Chris back to our home for a repeat sit. We knew we would be able to leave everything in their capable

Rome, Italy · 08 Jun - 21 Jun 2018

References (7)

Nora

Melissa stayed at my house for two and a half weeks while my husband and I were on our honeymoon. She was absolutely terrific -- including taking care of

House & pet sitting reference · 09 June 2014

About

We are a pair of freelance editors and world travelers who enjoy experiencing new places and new cultures. After living for many years in Washington, DC, USA, we traded our settled life for one as full-time travelers.

Why we want to house sit

We enjoy traveling slowly and experiencing a place as the local residents do, not as tourists. Housesitting allows us to do that. It also lets us do other things we enjoy, such as cooking and gardening. We both love animals, but our nomadic

Our experience

We are experienced house sitters who will care lovingly for your home, possessions, animals, and garden while you are away. We have been homeowners ourselves, so we know how to keep a house clean and well maintained. We are also both animal

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Livestock

Availability

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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
Melissa 44 and Chris 55
Occupation
freelance editor and freelance editor
Travelling
With a partner