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Jan & Clinton

  • Sydney, Central Coast

We would look after your home the way you would, as we have always owned our home, usually with all sorts of pets
and therefore, understand your requirements. We are a non-smoking, '60-ish' couple with no
children. We have a pet grand dog, Oscar who is 9 years old and very much a well managed house dog.
After many years in Perth, we are coming back to the big smoke, our home town. We are both house proud and
would consider it a privilege to care for your home, pets and garden. We have experience as house
sitters and have police clearances & excellent references. Please call us at any time to discuss your needs.


  • Sydney

I am an independent, mature and reliable single professional person who works in the city. I have several years experience in house and pet sitting and would love the honour of looking after your home and pets. I am a non smoker who is honest clean and tidy, and a huge animal lover with extensive experience in caring for pets and walking dogs.. I would be delighted to hear from you. References are available
Kind regards


  • ACT, Central Coast, Hunter Valley, North Coast, South Coast, Murray & Riverina, Southern Tablelands, Brisbane, South Eastern, Central Coast (Qld), Clare Valley, York Peninsula


Currently, I am fully booked until around 24 August 2018.

Entrusting your precious home, gardens and beloved pets to others can create some anxiety.
I fully understand.
Please allow me to assist ...
Devoted animal lover, special affinity with dogs ... all sizes, ages, needs.
Have nurtured variety of pets on prior assignments ... dogs, cats, guinea pigs, birds, fish, hens, ducks, sheep ... and some friendly wildlife including possums, kookaburras, koalas, wallabies, parrots, lizards.
Responsible, loving and gentle companion for your beloved pet/s in their own environment.
Will maintain care, feeding, exercise and play routines per your instructions and preferences.
Have experience with keeping a watchful eye over agisted horses and livestock, water supplies and fencing.
Healthy, fit, active female approaching mid 60’s.
Love twice daily long dog walks, lawn mowing, gardening etc.
Meticulously clean and tidy, very security conscious.
Have owned several of my own homes, will respect your investment and treat it with utmost care, as if my own.
Totally respectful of your privacy, belongings and your neighbours.
Reliable with mail, messages, errands, bins out/in promptly.
Care of pot plants, gardens, lawns, pool, garaged vehicles per your instructions.
Trustworthy, detail-minded person, can also provide dependable, discreet handling of personal/business matters (processing mail, phone calls, paying bills etc.) on your behalf, if required.
Working career includes school teaching, reception and administration in various industries - accountancy, legal and health practices, PA to business executives in advertising/marketing.
Have also managed several of my own small businesses.
Resourceful, intelligent problem solver.
Any unforeseen issues will be handled competently and responsibly.
Friendly, quiet living “homebody” (days and evenings) ... don’t smoke or play loud music. Sober habits.
Currently studying, have my own computer, printer etc. (just need good wireless internet signal/reception).
Flexible, cheerful, positive person.
Excellent references ... some written (can be provided on request) and a list of home/pet owners who are very happy to receive your call to share their experience of having me caretake their properties and pet family members.
Regularly invited for repeat assignments and recommended to friends/family by hosts.
Have my own car.
Having recently finished 5 years of in-home caring/support of my elderly parents, I'm now saving to acquire a "home on wheels", so that I can travel around more of our wonderful country.
Looking forward to hearing from you.

Justin & Parmita

  • North Coast, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Perth

Dear Friends,

We are a married couple in our early 40's with property in the Hinterlands of Northern NSW. Our house is rented and we are living in the Studio when home because we love to travel and experience new places; and because we work predominantly online - house sitting is a perfect way to achieve this. Up and till recently we have frequently looked after homes and pets for family and friends, but in order to expand our connectivity we have decided to join the happy house sitters club!

We have plenty of experience in all matter of things required for looking after your home and pets. Having property of our own which is partially owner built we are very handy in all matters house and garden. Although we don't have pets of our own, animals always love us and we enjoy giving them the love and attention they need to be happy while their folks are away. We are artistic people and love living in beautiful spaces and are very clean and considerate of our environment. We are vegetarian, non-smokers, love walking and bike riding in nature, gardening, music and healthy lifestyle.

Please don't hesitate to contact us regarding your position as we are very happy to provide references to verify our identity and happy relations with previous hosts. Although we are looking mostly for positions in the Northern NSW and South East QLD regions - if you have a long sit in another part of Australia we will definitely consider it if you think we are the best qualified!

best regards

Justin and Parmita


  • Canberra, Syd. Eastern suburbs, Syd. Lower N Shore, Syd. Upper N Shore, Melbourne

I am a single working mother, just turned 50 and recently relocated from Canberra to be closer to my 15 year old daughter in Melbourne, who is currently living with her dad. I'm looking to house/pet sit while looking for a house to rent for both of us in Melbourne, but as I go back to see friends and Family in Canberra and Sydney occasionally I am also open to offers in those cities. I passionately love all animals and enjoy light
gardening. I am also very house proud and would look after your home and loving pets with great care and enjoyment. I Have over 4 years of house and pet
sitting experience with 'Canberra's Friendly Petsitter',, and I would be happy to provide references on request.

Helen & Tony

  • ACT, NSW, Alice Springs, Darwin, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC

We are two retired, active, music and food loving schoolteachers with a penchant for travelling and enjoying new experiences. We have been involved in house and pet sitting for many years and in many places throughout Australia and overseas. While we have a home in Adelaide, we enjoy a nomadic lifestyle in our motorhome, which makes it unfair to have pets of our own. Housesitting allows us to indulge our love of animals and over the years we have cared for many dogs, cats, birds, horses, sheep, goats, cattle and the like, with dogs, whether big and boisterous or small and cuddly, being our special love. We are also meticulous in the attention we give to each property, whether it be an apartment, a suburban block or a rural spread. Recent experiences have included a 10 month stint on a Daintree acreage, return visits to a horse property and 3 months caring for two houses in the south of France. As Tony is something of a dab hand at housework and property maintenance and Helen is an expert at quality control, you can rest assured that your property and pets will be cared for as if they are our own. We will happily provide you with contact details for phone referees if required.

Pam & Keith

  • Alice Springs, Darwin, WA

We are a couple in our early 60’s – recently retired who enthusiastically enjoy house sitting because it allows us to provide a valuable personalized service to home owners. Nothing gives us more pleasure than making home owners feel comfortable with being away from home, knowing their house is in good hands until the owner's return. We're very grateful to all our wonderful clients for the opportunities they have granted us through inviting us into their homes and lives. We receive trust, and in exchange, we provide loving care. We are non-smokers who are honest, reliable and dependable house sitters who will respect your property and personal things. Our background was in education. We have owned a home and are fully conscious of the care and security needed in keeping a house (including a pool) maintained. Also we have had pets that lived very long comfortable lives because we treated them as part of our family. We will care for your pets as if they were part of our own family. We have had experience in house/pet sitting before and we have references available on request.

Anneka & Philip

  • Sydney


I am a 27 year old Paramedic and my partner, Phil, is a 26 year old Aircraft Engineer.

We are saving up for our first home and are trying hard to still be a commutable distance to work (Lower north shore and inner west respectively).

I am a clean and tidy person who loves animals and has experience looking after them as well as homes and children. I don't smoke and don't party but don't mind a glass of red on the weekend! I will be studying quite a bit during this time so will be quite quiet. I usually excercise 5-6 times a week but happy to do daily (twice daily if required ) walks /runs with animals to get them (and me) ot of the house!

Looking forward to hearing from you,


Lidwine & Bastien

  • NSW, Brisbane, South Eastern

We are a french Australian couple with a toddler. We have been living in Australia for 8 years and decided to go back to France to be closer to our family for a little while this year. We are planning on coming back permanently early august 2018 towards Sydney and further along the track in north NSW / south QLD. Or perhaps straight to north NSW, no set plan at this stage ! I am in the wine industry, Bastien is manager in a consultancy that specialises on providing advice to corporate on Human Rights and Social Impacts.

We are both nature and animal lovers. We are quite handy, DYI and creative type of people. I enjoy gardening and i am interested in permaculture in particular. We like to get our hands dirty..! I have worked in various farms back in France and in Orange area NSW when i first arrived in Australia.
Bastien owned a house previously. I did some whoofing in a beautiful country eco friendly home in Orange NSW for some time and had to look after the regeneration of the natural bushland as well as some other outdoors tasks.

We are both reliable respectful people and very conscious to take care of where we live and other people's goods.
We enjoy outdoors activities, camping, are pretty sporty and healthy. We tend to eat organic as much as possible.

Our dream is to build ourselves a sustainable eco friendly natural home in a lovely peaceful piece of Earth in Australia and be virtually auto-sufficient. We want to have an alternative lifestyle basically, that will lead us to have a pleasant comfortable simple happy life without the restraints that the current model of society can impose upon people. And we want to bring up our daughter in a healthy meaningful environment.

What we are looking for at this stage from this website is a medium to long term house sitting meanwhile we look for a land and build a home.

We can provide police checks or other references if needed.
We have pet sit for 3 weeks in November 2016 through this website before leaving for France and it went very well.

Please feel free to give us a call for a chat or email us, that would be lovely!

Thanks for your interest in our profile. We are looking forward to looking after your house and more..!

Lidwine & Bastien

Judy & Ian

  • ACT, Sydney, Central Coast, Hunter Valley, QLD, SA, TAS, WA

My husband and I are both retired, although Ian does work every now and then for his previous employer (finance area). I retired 3 years ago but had been a School Admonistration Manager (14 years). I still have security clearance to work in schools, therefore have had the full criminal record check.
We did our first house sitting and pet minding "job" in March and April 2015 (6 wks) and we looked after lovely little dog and cat
(See Reference) and we then did another house sit, pet minding (5 wks) looking after another gorgeous dog (See Reference).
Our background in brief: Five adult children. Married 42 years. We now live in an Over 50s complex and are enjoying it very much. We had previously lived at Sylvania, southern suburb of Sydney, for 35 years. Always been involved in community activities (Judy - P&C life member, and raising money for various charities. Ian - Soccer Chairmans award for volunteer work, also local Scout group committee member and volunteer work). We love pets, growing up I had a poodle, and Ian had a Jack Russell. Our family dog was a Staffie called Cypress. She was loved for 14 years, and when the timing is right we will have another Staffie. But we love all pets. We are honest and reliable, and would take good care of your home, inside and out. Ian really enjoys mowing lawns, yes he does. And I love pottering in the garden. We would now like to do more travelling and exploring of this wonderful country. Please contact us if you would like more information.

Jane & Adam

  • Melb. Inner suburbs, Melb. NE suburbs, Melb. SE suburbs

My name is Jane and my husband is Adam and we are looking for house sitting opportunities so we can fast track our savings and move into our own home in the next year or so. We view house sitting as a fantastic way to help us save money for a house deposit and also get a feel for living in different areas of Melbourne.

We both love animals and are extremely respectful of other people's property and would treat your home just as we do our own. Adam is a chef and I work with clients with acquired brain injuries and I also have the luxury of working from home sometimes too, so your fur babies would get plenty of attention.

We are non-smokers, both have a current police check and can provide references too. If you would like further information, please contact us.

Many thanks

Jane & Adam


  • Sydney, Central Coast, Adelaide

I am an independent, reliable, animal loving, professional woman (32), currently working and living in Sydney . I am working part-time in the family business.

I like to go to the beach and relax on the weekends. I play sport, I like to keep fit and active, I love coffee and I like to live a healthy lifestyle.

I am hoping to gain long term house sits around Sydney for the next year so, so that I can save for an overseas trip of a lifetime.

I offer an invaluable service of taking care and spending quality time with your pets whilst maintaining a clean and tidy home and garden.

I'd love to meet up and chat with you over coffee. Personal references available on request.

Thanks. Tara 0413 466 544


  • ACT, South Coast, Southern Highlands, Far South West, Snowy MTS, Alice Springs, Darwin, Adelaide, Far North, Mid North, South, TAS

We are a mature couple (58 and 62) and are both retired. We'd be very happy to come and look after your home while you are away and would treat your home and pets as we do ours, with all care. My husband Graeme and I are both active with plenty of bush walking and sailing and have experience with dogs, cats, birds, fish, guinea pigs and even smaller critters. I'm comfortable with farm animals and can ride a horse. I enjoy the garden and would be very happy pottering around, watering, mowing, sweeping - whatever.
Ive recently completed a Certificate in Animal Care through TAFE and Graeme is currently studying for his PhD spending a lot of time working on that. We have a home on the northern beaches of Sydney. Our neighbours are knocking down and rebuilding their home so we will be renting our home to them for the duration, leaving our dogs with them and hope, expect, to be travelling / house sitting for a year. We have done some house sitting already with return visits (or requests to return) and can supply references should you want them. We would be very happy to care for your home and animals and hope that you contact us if you think we're suitable. Thanks
Ps I'm also a JP


  • Melb. Inner suburbs

Hi my name is Bec and I’m moving to Melbourne in April. I grew up on a farm in NZ & for the last 10+ years have been a nanny where at times I have done proxy parenting for a week or longer. Most of the families I have worked for have had animals which I have really enjoyed. I am clean, tidy, honest and respectful. I enjoy keeping fit & do F45 regularly, I also like getting outside & going for walks/runs. I have some references from my time as a nanny, but I haven’t house sat yet. I will be organising a recent police check in the coming days.



  • SA, WA

I am a mature, active, recently retired Registered Nurse from South Australia and I have set myself up with a Motorhome, with the purpose of travelling around Australia for the foreseeable future.

I have been here in Tasmania since August 2015 and I have fulfilled and enjoyed 8 commitments of between a week and 4 months in this time frame in various locations across the island.

I have a small 8 year old dog who is well behaved, fully vaccinated and registered, called Ted who travels everywhere with me.

Please feel free to contact me to check out dates during 2017/18.


  • South Eastern

Hi. My name is Melva and I have rented out my two homes to seek a lifestyle change. I spent my 60th in Coolangatta and am flying back to Coolangatta on 16th May. I have been a Residential Property Manager for 14 years so understand the importance of looking after your property. I have a current Police Clearance Certificate (NZ) and am traveling alone.. I am a non smoker and drinker and am fit and love the great outdoors and am an absolute dog lover. As much as I love cats, I cant cuddle them because I have ezcema but I will talk to them and enjoy their company as much as the dogs. I would prefer if the house is near public transport as I have no vehicle. Its hard to sell myself as a housitter as I have owned my own home for 27 years. I have not housesat before apart from my sisters 10 acre property for a month. They have chooks and sheep., I'm really keen to help so you can have peace of mind in your absence. Regards. Melva.

Jacqueline & Georgina



  • NSW

I am currently living in a Retirement Village. I am free to come and go as I please. I wish to become a house sitter as I want to experience living in various locations. I plan to sell my rented home in Sydney and buy a unit in Sydney or country NSW on the coast in which to live. I have 3 children and 2 grandchildren. As my children had pets I have had experience caring for cats & dogs. I am fit and I can mow lawns and attend to a garden as well if the stay is long enough. I am a tidy individual who likes to live in a clean well kept environment. I am a man of sober habits & I exercise regularly and meditate to keep physically and mentally fit.

John Harkins bio:

John graduated from the University of NSW as an Engineer and operated his own management consulting company for many years ( John is a retired Reserve Naval Officer.A Character Reference & a Police Check are enclosed.


Fri 2/06/2017 1:52 PM

RE: John Harkins Character Reference

I have known John Harkins for approximately 20 years.

In my role as a business managers and owner, I have worked with many contractors and consultants, and in my opinion John is one of the most honest, hardworking, tenacious and principled people I know.

As far as is reasonably, or even unreasonably possible, John will do exactly as he promised he would do, on time or early, and will tell the absolute truth about what has happened and why. In other words, if John tells you about the past, then it happened, and if he tells you about the future, then it will happen! Naturally, John can be proven wrong by circumstance and outside forces, but when it comes to things turning out the way he promised, he will make extraordinary efforts to ensure that you can rely on his word.

Further, John is extremely loyal to his personal and professional relationships and partnerships. If you entrust something to John, he will take care of it, and you, with all his strength and ability – and as a highly tenacious individual, that is saying something.

I stayed in John’s house as a “boarder” for a few days a week, for about a year, while travelling into Sydney on business a few years ago. John is a very house-proud and particular man, everything has a place and everything is in its place. He allowed me plenty of freedom to “make myself at home”, and looked after the property I left in the room from week to week, and his Golden Rule is simple: leave it as it was when you found it, or better.

In reciprocity, for a few days a week for a year or more, I allowed John to use my Sydney-based vehicle while I travelled overseas; he follows his own advice, always surprising me with excellent care and attention to my car; perhaps he leaves it full of gas, perhaps he takes it in for a service, perhaps he cleans it; common courtesy perhaps, but that’s exactly what you hope for, when you leave a valuable asset in someone else’s care.

In summary, I have no hesitation in recommending John for the role he has indicated he’s interested in (house-sitting), and I’m confident he will protect and defend the owner’s property, and consequently live up to your trust in him.

Kind regards
James Powell
e: | s: cargowise.james.powell | t:+61 (2) 8001 2200


  • Syd. Lower N Shore, Syd. NW suburbs, Syd. SW suburbs, Syd. Upper N Shore

Neil & Tracy

  • South Eastern, Mackay & Whitsundays, Cairns, Perth

We are semi retired couple who have had dogs since our own childhood and throughout our married life. Our daughter and family live in Queensland, and we would like the opportunity to spend more time in the Sunshine Coast and surrounding area to build on our relationship with grandchildren and generally see more of Australia. We would be prepared to do sits both in the city surrounds and any outlying areas that would suit our lifestyle. We both walk daily so pets would be gaining plenty excercise.



Love animals - dogs and cats and with much experience :)


  • Syd. Eastern suburbs, Central Coast, Lower Hunter Valley, Newcastle, Port Stephens, Upper Hunter Valley, North Coast, Snowy MTS

Hello. I am currently studying nursing at UNE and come from a background of highschool music teaching. My partner, Tammy, and I both have a back ground in aged-care and are now both studying a Bachelor of Nursing.

We are both off a property, and love animals, both small and large. Neither of us smoke. We can supply character references and police checks if required. We are both tidy people.

Lou and Tammy.


  • Perth

Hello I am a mature female, Registered Nurse and animal lover. I have recently taken time off work to study full time by correspondence. This means I am able to take care of your home and animals on a full time basis.
I am very quiet, respectful, honest and trustworthy.
House and pet sitting is perfect for me at the moment as I am not working while I am studying so I have plenty of time to look after your much loved pets and gardens if need be.
Studying by correspondence means I will always be at your home and can work study time around caring for your animals and home.
I have excellent references and a police clearance.
I look forward to meeting you and looking after your much loved pets so that you can go away worry free.

Tegan & Martin

  • NSW


We are Tegan and Marty and we are a caring and responsible professional couple.

We are currently completing long term House/Pet Sitting until September 1 2018 but looking for opportunities following this.

In recent years, we have looked after pets and property for friends and family in and around the Sydney and Hunter Valley areas. We've cared for animals from dogs to alpaca's. In the city and on some land. We would love the opportunity to come and care for your house and any animals you may have.

We both grew up in regional areas with pets of our own so we love any opportunity to hang out with animals of all shapes and sizes. We love animals of all kinds but have most experience with dogs.

We enjoy good food, good wine, we like the outdoors and spending time with family. We both love our jobs and Tegan studies too, this means we are often home after work and over the weekends.

Seeking locations that we can commute to work from as we will still work from Redfern and Cammeray. We are obviously happy to travel into work from all over Sydney, eg we will be housesitting in the lower Blue Mountains over winter.

Any questions, please get in contact, we'd be happy to meet you and your pets prior to arranging anything to ensure it would be a good fit.

We look forward to meeting you.

Tegan & Marty


  • Sydney

Hello! My name is Yoshi. I'm 26 year old full-time transcriptionist available to look after your home and your pets.

I'm a non-smoking, non-drinking, honest and responsible house sitter. I like to keep things clean and tidy, and you can be sure I'll keep your home secure and make sure it is well-ventilated while you're away.

I LOVE cats and dogs but I've also had experience looking after birds, bunnies, guinea pigs and fish. I guarantee your pets will be well-looked after and showered with love while you're away!

Current police check and references available upon request.

georgia & trevor or gena

  • NSW, Bris. Northern suburbs, Bris. Southern suburbs, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Northern QLD, TAS
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AAA+ CAREFUL WITH YOUR PLACE & PETS ! We can guarantee that you'll be very happy if we mind your place and pets !

Preferred Spots at the Moment :- Northern NSW & Gold Coast , Qld

We have been house-sitters for 14 years now and we have excellent references.
Our property experiences include a 300 acre farm , acreage blocks , luxury homes and suburban homes.
Our pet experiences include cattle, horses, dogs, cats, chooks, birds , native wildlife.

I prefer the Gold Coast & Northern NSW so that I can visit family without driving for 2 - 3 hours. [ We live an hour north of Brisbane]
I am also looking for employment in these areas so that I can relocate down there.

At present I am a charity worker.
My current project is getting donations to send Hampers to farmers and country families doing it tough.
After the recent floods, we will be directing much of our efforts to assisting those who have been affected.

When I do a house sit , I will bring either my fiancee or my daughter .
None of us do smoking, drinking, recreational drugs or any other bad habits. We are all neat and tidy in our habits.
My fiancee Trevor is a great handyman who enjoys mowing lawns & doing little maintenance jobs - like the pool.
My daughter Gena is a Natural Medicine student. She usually ends up being " Best Mates " with the pets.
We all love animals & miss having our own pets.

I do hope that you will get in touch soon so we can see if we can mind your precious pets for awhile.


  • Sydney, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Melbourne

I'm a responsible, clean-living, respectful and energetic person with ample house-owning and sitting experience across Australia. Love pets, especially dogs, and used to have a blue heeler X staffordshire. Grew up with cats and budgies. Love an organic garden, mostly do veggies.
I have been in Melbourne a few months working on a project at Family Safety.
I'm originally from NW WA and grew up around properties with horses, sheep, birds and working dogs. Nowadays I work where there are people - Perth, London Brisbane and now Melbourne. I love Melbourne and would love to familiarise myself with the different suburbs.
Having recently come from a year in a Perth home with a husky in the house, I do miss some puppy love keenly and would be a responsible foster parent whilst you are away. I have national security clearance due to my work, and would love to come and meet you and your pets to make sure we're all comfy.
Strictly non- smoking. As part of my house/furbaby-sitting I like to send regular videos of my charge for your update whilst you are away, and for peace of mind. Pets aren't essential, just nice to have.


  • Northern Vic, SW Vic

I sold my farm in South Africa with a heavy heart, in order to come to Australia to be close to my daughter, son-in-law and three grandsons. I arrived at the end of August 2017. I miss farm life and the house that I have rented here does not allow pets, which is awful! As I have no obligations as such, I am free to travel to house-sit or farm-sit. I have had dogs and cats all my adult life and miss the companionship dearly. My farm was 24 hectares in extent, which I farmed with one labourer, for 13 years; I bred cattle, sheep and pigs. I had chickens, geese and ducks. I also had an apricot orchard of 700 trees and over 250 rose bushes. I do not drink or smoke. My hobbies are quilting, bridge and classical music. I am a practising Anglican. Having lived alone on a farm, I am not nervous of a rural environment and I am good at dealing with emergencies - or finding someone to assist me. I can provide references.