Pet sitter needed for Mr Earl and Monsieur Franc, British and French Bulldogs
Hi there, I’m Kay and my hubby is Iain. I am fully retired and my hubby is self employed partially retired. We have a son in Florida and also own a small house and a 45’ Searay Motor Yaucht out in St Pete Beach Fl USA. We also have a daughter in Italy and so as you can imagine we are often jetting off for periods of time. We also have quite a good social life with friends in England so there can be a need for pet/house sitters for anything from a long weekend through to 5/6 weeks at a time dependant upon where we are going. We have a caravan here in the UK so our furry boys come with us when we are caravanning....they love it!
We have always used Barking Mad here in the UK, however I have used Trusted housesitters for over 12 months for our cats out in Florida, we have had such a great experience with the housesitters out in the States that I thought it may be worth trialing the service closer to home!
Our first weekend away is at the back end of Feb, but we will be going Stateside from the end April through to the beginning of June this year.....so if we find the right fit for our boys it could be a ‘5 week stay’.
Our boys are Mr Earl our 7 year old British Bulldog and his partner in crime Monsieur Franc.....Franc is coming up to his second birthday and is a French bulldog. The boys are used to having me around the house most days, although they can be left for up to 4 hours......preferably NOT daily....they like Company, and Franc can be a bit of a bugger if left home alone.....mischeviousness is his middle name!
They do like to go for walks although Earl can’t walk very far these days due to an old cruciate injury. Franc loves a walk but doesn’t like it too hot or too cold.....bit of a Diva.
We live in quite a rural area, backing onto acres of fields and walks. We have an indoor excercise pool and a lovely outdoor Jacuzzi. The house has 3 beds, a study, 2 lounges, kitchen diner, utility and four bathrooms.
We would prefer a mature couple or single person if possible, whilst the dogs are both good with kids, we wouldn’t feel comfortable with kids staying due to the worry about the swimming pool access.
Earl and Franc have gone to the same couple at Barking Mad for all of their lives, we are hoping to build a relationship with someone, whereby, with sufficient notice, they would be happy to just come for a weekend but also for the times when we are gone for weeks upon end. It is incredibly important to us that our boys feel safe comfortable and loved....
Please get in touch if this may be of interest to you + More info
Our Home & Location
our Home is our Castle, we live on a country lane in Leyland, whilst we have acres of fields and dog walks around us we also have shops within a few minutes drive or within comfortable walking distance. Our home is double glazed, centrally heated, has an indoor swimming excercise pool and an outdoor Jacuzzi. Enclosed gardens to the rear keep aearl n Franc safe n sound if a walk is not on the agenda! The city of Preston is a 15/20 min drive away. We have a Tesco, Asda, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland all in a Leyland.
Responsibilities & Pets
Looking for someone to love, cuddle, talk to, play, walk, feed and care for Earl n Franc. They are fed 3/day. Whilst they like a walk they are also happy to run/stroll around the garden so taking them out is not a necessity.
The back garden is secure but if they are ‘toiletting’ out there, this will need to be depooed daily....
They like plenty of fresh water too!
You will be expected to keep the house clean and tidy during your stay + More info