Little piece of Hill Country paradise

New Braunfels, TX, US
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Home & pet owner
Currently no sitter needed
Currently no sitter needed


Tom and I retired to our new home in Canyon Lake, Texas in December 2015 after spending most of our lives in Minnesota. Tom is a former engineering/high tech director, and I am an author. Tom is passionate about his hobby, which is raising

Home & location

We are 5 minutes from Canyon Lake, one of the largest reservoirs in Texas, located an hour south of Austin and 45 minutes north of San Antonio. There are many lovely parks and hiking trails along the lake, and the area is a popular vacation

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Beach
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


We need loving care for our 2 dogs, our 2 cats, and weekly watering in our greenhouse. Because our dogs are big and strong, we need couples for sitters, since it takes two people to exercise the dogs adequately. The cats are indoor, so

Meet the pets

  • Gracie


    10 years

  • Michael

    German Shepherd Dog

    3 years

  • Eddy

    American Shorthair

    12 years

  • Otis

    American Shorthair

    12 years

Sitter feedback (3)


We loved pet sitting for Jan and Tom. They have very endearing dogs and cats that are very well taken care of by their Mom and Dad so we just followed their

Stayed · 31 Jul - 04 Aug 2019

Janice and Tom live in the lovely central Texas Hill Country. They were gracious and generous hosts who provided a thorough walk-through, homemade meals

Stayed · 18 Jun - 24 Jun 2019

Janice and Tom are gracious, welcoming hosts, and their home is a bird watcher's paradise! Jan left detailed instructions for all of their animals, making

Stayed · 08 Apr - 12 Apr 2019

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