Gorgeous converted barn and fun-loving Shiba Inu (Rudy)
PLEASE NOTE CARE FOR RUDY IS ONLY REQUIRED FOR SHORT SITS - NOT THE LONG TERM SIT FROM MID AUG 2018 TO MID AUG 2019.
PLEASE ALSO NOTE YOU MUST HAVE LEGAL RIGHT TO LIVE IN THE UK FOR ONE YEAR FOR OUR HOUSE SIT. THIS IS ACCEPTABLE ONLY WITH A VALID BRITISH PASSPORT. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A BRITISH PASSPORT....
Hello and thank you for reading our ad! We are a family of three with a lovely Shiba Inu named Rudy. As a family we love to travel, and when we do, we often put Rudy into the kennel. He does love his friends there but we've realized maybe Rudy would like to stay in his own home and that's where you come in! We are looking for a dog lover who would care for Rudy (and our home!) as if he were your own. He only requires one longer walk a day (approx. 40mins) but that can be broken up how you wish per day. He likes to go out first thing and then another time closer to evening. Rudy doesn't like the heat due to his thick undercoat so we avoid walking him at the peak of the day. Rudy is not allowed to go off lead/leash as Shiba's are notorious for poor recall. Once their nose is to the ground they are off! Rudy likes to interact with other dogs, but again, we never let him off the leash. He is an energetic and mouthy little dog but he doesn't hurt, he just plays. He is very cat like, happy to be independent and sit at one end of the house while you are in another room. Overall he is just a precious little pup who likes the familiarity of his own home. + More info
Our Home & Location
PLEASE NOTE YOU WILL NEED YOUR OWN CAR AS WE ARE 4 MILES FROM THE CLOSEST TRAIN STATON. WE ARE NOT IN BIRCHINGTON AT SEA BUT A VERY CLOSEBY VILLAGE. FOR SOME REASON THIS SITE JUST PLOTS US AS BIRCHINGTON!!
We live in a semi-rural location near the coast of Kent, called Thanet. Our small village has a two pubs, a post office, small store, and of course, the parish church. Our home is amazingly bright with lots of windows and open space. It is a converted barn with 5 bedrooms and 4 baths. We have a private garden in the back where Rudy likes to spend a lot of his day just lazing around. Trains and bus stops are close to our home and so are the beautiful towns of Broadstairs, Ramsgate and Canterbury. Our village is also located on the cycling trail which has a roundtrip route of 26miles I believe.
Responsibilities & Pets
Watering the plants indoors and out, keeping our home presentable and the way you found it, and of course, providing good care for Rudy.
PLEASE NOTE CARE FOR RUDY IS ONLY REQUIRED ON SHORT SITS OF A FEW DAYS OR WEEK. IT IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THE LONG TERM SIT OF MID AUG 2018 TO MID AUG 2019.
August 2018 | Elaine