Julia & Dave

Globetrotting retired vet and property manager

Shepherdstown, West Virginia, US
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Reviews (6)

Rick and Carol

We were extremely fortunate to have invited Julia and Dave for our house sit in March. They arrived a day early as planned, and were well prepared, having

San Diego, CA, US · 03 Mar - 30 Mar 2020
Eric and Janet

Julia and Dave are beyond words! We can not thank them enough for what they have done for us and our pets during their sit. A week or so before we were due

San Miguel de Salinas, Spain · 05 Feb - 25 Feb 2020

Julia and Dave were the perfect sitters. They cared for our garden and we came home to a lovely tidy house. We would have no hesitation in recommending

Melbourne, VIC, Australia · 19 Mar - 29 Mar 2019

From our very first interaction via Skype, we knew in a heartbeat that Julia & Dave were a truly delightful couple, who would take good care of our fur

Muscat, Oman · 05 Feb - 24 Feb 2019

Having Julia and Dave watch your pet is like having family in your home. I felt so safe leaving my dog in their care. I would do it every time I went away

Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., US · 04 Nov - 07 Nov 2018

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I have known Dave and Julia for over 10 years. They are personable, flexible and would be easy to work with. As a trained veterinarian and animal lover

Character reference · 16 September 2018


You love to travel, but you worry about your pets and your home. We understand. Let us give you the peace of mind to enjoy your trip, safe in the knowledge that you have provided the best of care to both. A trained veterinary surgeon (now

Why we want to house sit

We love to travel, but prefer the slow road... we like to “experience” a place, living like a local rather than being tourists. And there’s no better way to make yourself feel at home in new surroundings than having pets to care for and

Our experience

We have acted as inn-sitters for a local bed and breakfast establishment on several occasions in the past. We lived in the owners’ apartment and took care of their elderly indoor cat, as well as feeding the local feral cat population

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Livestock
  • Small pets


October 2021
November 2021
  • 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

Julia 58 and Dave 65+
Veterinary pathologist and Property restoration and management
With a partner