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Patrick


  • ACT, NSW, Alice Springs, Darwin, QLD, SA, TAS, Melbourne, Bendigo, Macedon Ranges, North Western, Shepparton & Central North, SE Vic, SW Vic, WA

I currently live and work in Melbourne, living in a share household. I house sit as I also enjoy having time to myself. I also love caring for pets. Over the past years I have sat on many occasions with many homeowners asking me back to sit for them.

I will take really good care of your pets. I genuinely enjoy both cats and dogs. I Like taking dogs for walks and offering lots of affection. Same for cats too...except the walking.

Will also take good care of your property and leave it in an excellent condition.

I have excellent references. A police check. I don't smoke.
I am a friendly respectful guy who is very clean and tidy
Cheers, Patrick

Abigail


  • Perth


Heya, my name is Abigail. I am a 27 year old non smoker female. I am a part time Registered Veterinary Nurse south of the river in Perth. I have been house and pet sitting for several years now, and have had in my care everything from pocket pets, cats, dogs, horses and farm animals (poultry, cattle, sheep etc!) and can provide references upon request. :)

Sarah


  • Melbourne

Hi there!

I am a 25 year-old communications professional who has almost a year of experience house and pet sitting. I love animals and view house sitting as an opportunity to get to know and love new pets.

My lifestyle is relatively active (I love boxing and cardio) and am always grateful for opportunities to take dogs to parks and explore new neighbourhoods with them. I am also in a job that often allows me to write from home so there is some flexibility if your pets need extra companionship.

I am a bit of a neat freak which is sometimes a pain but can be great if you'd like your house kept clean and tidy. I am also happy to complete any tasks around your house including gardening, watering and being responsible for any upkeep that your property requires.

References available upon request. :)

David & Jo


  • Adelaide

Hi, we are a home-owning, non-smoking, couple in our early 50's who love travelling, camping, sport and gardening. We are finally empty nesters after raising 2 boys and are keen for new adventures and doing something’s different. We are both house proud and would care for your home, pets and garden as though it were our own. We are happy to provide references and police check, if required. Please contact us if you would like us to take care of your home/pet(s).

SUSIE


  • Sydney, Hunter Valley, Brisbane, South Eastern, Central, Central Coast (Qld), Western QLD, Melbourne, Perth

Hello to everyone who is reading this. My name is Susie and I am a single mature woman, 56 yrs old. I’m a non-smoker and a nondrinker and I just love pets.

I’m a real perfectionist and a clean freak. I love keeping my home clean I love antiques and used to have two antique store several years ago but I have a change in plan in my life so for the next two years I’m going to be doing house sitting to save money while I am studying.

I’m studying a bachelor of business with open University Australia and it is full-time online for 3 years so I am home a lot studying, so it would be lovely to be able to look after your beautiful home and your beautiful pets.

I love all types of pets dogs, cats, fish, horses just all types of animals I just love them.

I swim every day for one hour I go down to the local swimming pool to try and keep fit. I have excellent reference from professional people I also have a police clearance for you. I have my own car and a drivers license. I love gardening and I am well able to look after swimming pools and cut your grass.

Hello to everyone who is reading this. My name is Susie and I am a single mature woman, 56 yrs old. I’m a non-smoker and a nondrinker and I just love pets.

I’m a real perfectionist and a clean freak. I love keeping my home clean I love antiques and used to have two antique store several years ago but I have a change in plan in my life so for the next two years I’m going to be doing house sitting to save money while I am studying.

I’m studying a bachelor of business with open University Australia and it is full-time online for 3 years so I am home a lot studying, so it would be lovely to be able to look after your beautiful home and your beautiful pets.

I love all types of pets dogs, cats, fish, horses just all types of animals I just love them.

I swim every day for one hour I go down to the local swimming pool to try and keep fit. I have excellent reference from professional people I also have a police clearance for you. I have my own car and a drivers license. I love gardening and I am well able to look after swimming pools and cut your grass.

References... please contact me for phone numbers for the references.

1.
To Whom It May Concern This to certify that I have known Susie for 27 years and in this time I have known Susie to be a woman of integrity and Honest in all her dealings. A loyal devoted friend!

I have spent time in her home and she keeps a spotless clean home a pleasure to be in! I can recommend Susie and I know she will excel at whatever task she performs.

Yours Sincerely
Edith Hayes
Western Australia

2.
David and Norma lronside
13 Harris Drive, Palmwoods, QLD 4555
Reference: Susie Tapp

To whom it may concern:
I have had the pleasure of knowing Susie Tapp since January 2014
During this time Susie Tapp has had a 12 month lease on a two bedroom Granny Flat on the lower floor of our home.
To the present time, now over 15 months she has proved to be a reliable and very respectful tenant.
Susie has paid her rent without default and we did not hesitate to renew her lease for another 12 months, as she requested.

Most importantly she has maintained our property well. We were able to be absent, knowing that all would be fine.
She is dependable, friendly, kind, and generous, helpful beyond what could be reasonably required.
I therefore have no hesitation in recommending Susie Tapp for whatever position she considers herself qualified to fill.

Yours faithfully,
David Ironside

3.
January 20,2019
Austin, Texas

To whom it may concern,
My name is Michael J. Kerr.
My address is 3208 Jewelfish Cove
Austin, Texas.

We have know Ms Susie Tapp since 2009.

From 2009 to 2016 Susie house sat our home including our family dogs for a period of three weeks and a month.

She did an excellent job with maintaining the house, gardens and kept everything clean and orderly while taking very good care of our family pets.

We have known Ms. Susie Tapp for a number of years and can highly recommend her services as a woman of outstanding character and a very responsible person.

If you need any further contact with me please call Ph

Respectfully yours,
Michael J. Kerr and Lucy Kerr

January 20, 2019 Austin, Texas

4.
I would like to recommend Ms. Susie Lynn Tapp for any job she may be applying for.
I have known Ms Tapp for a good number of years. She is a person with very high moral standards and reliable in every way. She has been a guest in my home as well as my sister's.

She has always behaved in a very pleasant, considerate and respectful way around our family members and has always shown care and consideration for her hosts and their property.

I can wholeheartedly vouch for her character as a serious and trustworthy person who will never violate the trust of others and will always make herself available to help and complete any tasks required of her with much care.

Should you have any further questions regarding Ms. Tapp, I will be more than happy to be of assistance.
You may contact me at:

Sincerely,
Cynthia F Gebhardt
Austin, Texas USA

5.
Tina Aylward & Becca Clark
Maleny, Queensland
23 March 2019

To whom it may concern,
Susie Tapp looked after our home and our three cats during the first week of March, this year, while we holidayed in New South Wales.
When we first met Susie about a month prior to this, we immediately felt comfortable about leaving our home and animals in her capable hands.
At our request, Susie kept in touch with us while we were away, so we were able to check on how our cats were going in our absence.
All our cats are rescue cats who, although friendly, are very cautious of strangers, and they generally take a long time to become comfortable with those they don’t know. One of our cats is particularly nervous and has a habit of not eating when feeling anxious or unsafe.
When we got back after just a week, however, it seems Susie had already managed to create a good relationship with all the cats and had even managed to have them sitting on her lap. They all looked relaxed, well, and cared for on our return.
In addition to taking great care of our cats, Susie also looked after our home, which was spotless on our return.
We will not hesitate to ask Susie to house and pet sit for us again in the future and have, in fact, booked her for three weeks in March next year.

Regards,
Tina & Becca

6.
Carmen McCluskey
Austin Texas

March 25, 2019
To whom it may concern:

I am most happy to write this letter in reference to Ms. Susie Tapp’s positive qualities exhibited around our family. Ms. Tapp has established great relationships with those she has visited in Texas throughout the years.

She has developed friendships along the way and has been respectful to all of us that have interacted with her here in the US.

Ms. Tapp is responsible and shows great respect toward the different members of the family.

She has been left in charge of caring and managing the daily aspects of the home with not giving us any reason for concerns.

Should you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me at my email address:

Thank you for your interest in this matter.
Respectfully,

Carmen McCluskey

7.
Ken and Alison Westall
9/04/2019
To whom it may concern:

I have known Susie Tapp in the capacity of Housesitter for our bed and breakfast  property at Reesville near Maleny. She has provided this service for us while we were on holiday in February 2019, and is doing so currently while we are overseas for 2 months.

This included full house cleaning, laundering of linens, and preparation for arriving guests. She also was on hand to meet and greet guests and attend to any issues that might arise during their stay.

Susie was entirely professional, well received by guests and scrupulously honest. She has no hesitation in going above and beyond her expected duties to ensure our guests have the best possible experience while staying in our house. She has a very welcoming manner and is very thoughtful, and aware of the need to create the best possible impression when dealing with guests.

In addition she has looked after our pet dog and cat, with genuine affection for them. This included administering medical treatment for our dog, which was done very diligently. We have felt confident to holiday away, knowing our home, business and pets are in caring and capable hands.

I would recommend Susie to anyone needing a responsible and caring housesitter, and happy to provide a verbal reference if required in addition to this testimonial.


Kind regards
Alison Westall
Bluestone House Maleny
Ph: will be sent on request



 

sam


  • Syd. Eastern suburbs, Syd. Southern suburbs, Central Coast

Hello, my name is Sam, im a clean, tidy, responsible, non-smoking 41 year old animal lover and retired pilot!
My hobbies are tennis, swimming, golf and flying aeroplanes.
Our family always had cats and dogs while growing up, and I continue to enjoy the companionship of pets.
I'd be honoured to look after your place as if it were my own, feed and walk your pets and water the plants.
References from previous housesits and police report available upon request.
Thank you
Sam

chantal


  • Brisbane

Hi,
My name is Chantal, I am a 63 year-old retired teacher from Noumea, New Caledonia. My daughter and grand children live in Brisbane. I am looking to house sit as a budget friendly option for my holiday in Brisbane and for a chance to be closer to my family.

I am looking to house sit between 3 weeks and 2 months between June and November.

I am a non-smoker, I am clean and tidy and enjoy spending time outdoors.

I would be happy to look after cats and small to medium sized dogs. I have always had pets myself until recently when my 16 year old cat passed away.

I am new to house sitting and so I do not have any references to provide unfortunately. But I own my own home and I look after it very well. I would look after your place like my own.

I can organise for a police clearance if required.

Catherine


  • North Coast, Melb. Inner suburbs, Melb. NE suburbs, Melb. SE suburbs
  • Reduced Contact

Hi,

Let me introduce myself;

My name is Catherine, I'm 35, work Part Time in a business role and as we speak I'm beginning the process to move into Holistic Health and self-employment (after a return to study for a career change from Business Marketing).

I have been house sitting for the last 5 or so years and over that time have had a number of regular clients that I've sat for. I am originally from Gippsland, and having grown up on a farm, I’ve had exposure to all manner of animals both big and small. Predominantly while house sitting I’ve looked after dogs and cats (including rescue, high-needs and medication dependent), fish and chickens. I’m house sitting in an effort to both live a minimalist lifestyle and to afford to continue to study on the side, while maintaining a desirable work/life balance.

Having owned a house and been a landlord myself, I understand the value of having someone respect your house and your belongings as if they were their own. I am a non-smoker, currently work Part Time and am a bit of a homebody - which means plenty of pats, love and cuddles for the furry ones! I would love to be considered to take care of your home, and your furry, fishy and feathery family members while you're away.

Please don't hesitate to contact me at your convenience.
I have many references and a police check available on request.

Kindest Regards,
Catherine Seton
0407 550 924
catherine_seton@hotmail.com

Josephine


  • NSW, Darwin, QLD, TAS, SE Vic, SW Vic, WA

Hi,my husband and I are retired teachers 63 and 64 who have lived and worked in the same area for 36 years. Of course as teachers we had regular police checks and we can also provide lots of references. After retirement we went to Canada, Hawaii, Far North Queensland and Tasmania. Yes, we've caught the travel bug! We've had sits in Far North Queensland, NSW, Vic and Tassie. We would like a sit in WA. SA.or NT but you would need to give us plenty of notice so we can organise our travel details.
We are friendly, reliable and caring and now that we are retired, our children have grown up and our beloved pets passed away we are rattling around our house with time on our hands. We love animals and always look after all our friends and neighbours pets, houses, gardens and mail when they are away. One of them suggested pet and house sitting as it involves travelling, animals and gardening! As a retired couple we are available for any length of time and we can plan to house sit everywhere in Australia for the next 12 to 24 months after which time we hope our children will provide us with grandchildren to spoil. As my husband Ross is a very keen fisherman we try for locations close to good fishing areas and we need room for his fishing boat.
We will take meticulous care of your house, mail, indoor plants, veggie gardens and lovingly look after dogs, cats, birds, fish, chooks, rabbits and guinea pigs. We are more than happy to be in touch with you prior to the pet and house sit and we can also give you updates during your trip so get in touch with us any time to discuss your needs and travel dates as we will try to accommodate our time to suit your needs.
We prefer the northern areas of Australia during the winter months and escaping the cold Victorian winters. Ross is a keen fisherman and gardener, I adore reading and writing and tend to be more of a home body and we both really enjoy seeing new sights and meeting new people. You can leave knowing we will take extremely good care of your pets, house and garden and while you’re away. Ross and I are looking forward to getting to know you and giving your pets our love and attention. Prior to handover we would prefer a written list of your requirements and instructions and of course contact details such as your mobile number and email address. We know the importance of trust in this relationship and can assure you of our honesty and love of animals, in fact we've found the hardest part of pet sitting is saying goodbye to the pets because we grow so fond of them. Luckily for us we have lots of repeat house sits which makes us very happy.
Jo and Ross Tanner

Sarah


  • Melbourne

I am a 25 year old, part-time university student in Burwood (with very few contact hours), studying German in East Melbourne and working part-time in South Melbourne.

I have spent the last four years living in Southbank. My lease has come to an end, and I have decided that instead of renewing, I would like to experience living in different suburbs and be able to save to eventually purchase my own home. As I have not been able to own a pet while renting, and my mother has my baby in Bendigo (Jiji - pictured); the appeal of house sitting and
cuddling furbabies suits the needs of my life for the next year or so.

When living in Southbank, I was a member of and had a voluntary administration role with the Southbank Sustainability Group. Here I have received hands on experience with maintaining gardens, composting and worm farms. As well as actively being part of the local community.

I grew up in country Victoria, and have spent my entire childhood surrounded by animals. Consistently cats and dogs but the odd rabbit, turtle and mouse have also made their way into our lives.

I am non-smoking and practice minimal, low-waste living, am very clean and can maintain a high standard in any place. I understand the common decency of respecting someone elses' home. Having sublet my own space when travelling, I am very empathetic to this.

My current usual day involves a predawn gym class, work or study during the day, and a quite evening of downtime. But I am fortunate to have the luxury of a flexible schedule to fit around the needs of your pet.

I have done several housesits and pet sits in Australia, and can provide sit, work, or personal character references on request.

I do not have a car. I commute from housesits and classes on a bike. This means that I travel light with only what can fit into my bikes panniers. This means I do not mind short sits as moving isn't that much of a hassle.

At this point I am probably more suited to cats and small-medium dogs; and of course gardens. If you have any questions, please get in touch. I am looking forward to smoothering your furbabies with love.

Lizzie & Tim


  • Melbourne

We are a young family looking to house sit while we build our house. We have two well behaved little kids (3yr old girl and 10month boy) and two border collies (they will stay with my parents during this transition time). My husband is an engineer and I’m a teacher (2 days a week) so the kids and I are around to play with pets all day should you have any!

We love all animals and can cope with any of their quirks! Our two fur babies are both on twice daily medication so we understand what is required to look after furry ones with medical conditions.

We are a clean, neat and tidy family who enjoy gardening and love taking our dogs for walks.

We’ve house sat informally many times and happy to provide references if required.

Tim & Marree


  • Central Coast, North Coast, South Eastern, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Mackay & Whitsundays

TIM
I am 73 yrs of age. Active and healthy. Non smoker. Play golf at least twice a week. Swim twice week and walk most days. Served as a police officer at small stations in rural areas residing at the local police house/station, being at public call 24/7, then did 10 years with Marine Police covering all of Tasmania's coastline. Attached to Search and Rescue for 20 years. Currently managing 55 low cost units for a Not for Profit group requiring a general practical ability day to day. We have had a number of years caravanning the mainland and now look forward to the house sitting experience, Having owned our own home as well as the necessity to reside in police residences from time to time we know what is required to keep a house neat, tidy and well kept. We are able to supply excellent references and/or names of referees if necessary.
MARREE
I have a similar story as Tim as we have been married for 51 years. .Retired from working about 10 years ago as a Customer Service Officer with the Government Dental Service. During my working life I have had various employment including 17 years as Kindergarten Teachers Aide while my children were growing up. Have needed to deal with the public on a regular basis through my employment and also living beside a police station. Assist with day to day management of the Units. I play golf at least twice a week, walk most days and am generally fit and healthy. Non smoker. I enjoy attending the hydrotherapy pool for exercise . I am a member for the Golf Club ladies committee. I am neat and tidy and take pride in my home.

Lynda


  • Melb. SE suburbs

Experienced house/garden/ pet sitter. Professional female (late 40's, quiet lifestyle, clean & tidy, non-smoker) with kind and gentle 8 year old son. Looking for LONG TERM HOUSE SIT (up to six months) near the Mornington Peninsula/ Frankston/ Seaford whilst saving for own home deposit. Meticulous house keeper and gardener. Love all animals big and small. Will treat your home/ garden/ pets and neighbours with love and respect. Happy for police check and excellent references confirming work and previous house sit experience available.

Sarah & Andrew


  • Sydney

Hi home owners and furry friends! We are a Sydney based experienced house and pet sitting duo (33 & 39) and also loving friends for your best friend while you are away on holidays.

We both work full time from home so your pets get our 100% full love and attention at all times. We are very active and healthy non smokers who love getting out with dogs to the beach and to the park and on adventures in and around Sydney. We are both houseproud and would consider it a privilege to care for your home, pets and garden and treat this with the upmost of care.

We have house and pet sat in many neighbourhoods throughout Sydney, as well as through QLD and Canada for the past 6 years and have looked after many cat and dog breeds, big and small, young and old, birds, fish, chickens and even turtles!

We provide full up to date police clearances and many reviews and references from happy clients for your peace of mind. I have included some photos of some recent happy furry clients,

We look forward to hearing from you!

Sarah and Drew

Janet & Larry


  • North Coast, Brisbane, South Eastern, Melbourne, Macedon Ranges, Geelong, Otway Ranges/ Great Ocean Rd

I have recently retired so I can spend more time writing, and travelling with my partner Larry. I was a Professor of Management, teaching for an Australian university. My partner Larry is Canadian/Australian and also a retired educator, as well as a Cordon Bleu trained cook and landscape gardener, who has built two houses. Our own homes have included two owner-built houses on acreage, and renovating others; inner city townhouses, plus owning and maintaining land. 



Wherever we stay or housesit, we like to offer more than just caring for any precious pets or what was requested: in addition to any fur baby sitting we can cook, garden, do basic maintenance and jobs, and keep your neighbours happy with our presence.



We enjoy travelling, meeting people and immersing ourselves like a local; and housesitting gives us that opportunity. We both study and read a lot (writing, gastronomy, history, languages etc) and staying in a home environment allows us to do this in comfort, whilst enjoying many hours in the company of affectionate pets who are missing their family. We also enjoy gardening and this is another reason why housesitting suits our lifestyle.



We have experience house and pet (cats, dogs, rabbits, birds, chooks, goats) sitting in Australia, France and Canada, as well as having had several pets in our family (dogs, cats, goats, rabbits, hens and birds). We are non-smokers. Referees/references and recent police checks available.


Debra & Tom


  • ACT, NSW, QLD, SA, VIC

Hello,

We are a non-smoking, mature aged couple who will look after your home and pets as if they were your own. We are willing to travel to most areas of Australia. At the moment we are looking for a house-sit in NSW, Victoria or Q'ld, but are willing to consider/travel other states. We are experienced house sitters, having done many sits over recent years including many return requests.

Our reasons for house sitting are simple. It gives us the opportunity of seeing different parts of this beautiful country, and it also to gives us the opportunity to provide the home owner with peace of mind that their home and animal/s will be extremely well cared for, should we be granted that privilege.

We take pride in what we do, being both neat and tidy. We enjoy a quiet life, are very capable, employ common sense and take care of things the way we would hope some-one would do for us.

We have cared for many different animals, cats (many varieties including Ragdoll, Himalayan, Russian Blue, Birman, Burmese, Siamese, much loved long haired and short haired moggies, all with different personalities and requirements, some indoor only felines). We have cared for number dogs (Malamut-cross, Border Collie, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Staffy, Flatcoat Retriever, Labradoodle, Swiss Shepherd to name a few), fish, chickens and cows a herd of 20+. In recent times we can add sheep and goats. We have looked after suburban properties and rural/semi-rural with water tanks and septic systems, pumps and bio-cycles.

We can provide excellent references upon request. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Debra and Tom

Anne


  • Adelaide

Hi. I'm a single, independent woman in my fifties. I don't smoke and I live quietly and considerately (which means I will respect your neighbours!). I'll look after your house and your much loved pets with the same care and attention I'd expect and appreciate myself. I understand how important your pets are to you, so I'll be happy to send you updates as often as you'd like for your peace of mind. I prefer to look after cats, small dogs and assorted other small pets. I've recently returned to Adelaide after travelling overseas for most of the last three years, and would like to house sit for the rest of this year until I decide whether to re-settle or travel again. I have experience in short and longer term house sits and can provide references and a police check on request. I may be ready to sit at short notice. I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks, Anne.

Jasmine


  • Adelaide

Hi we're Jasmine & Nathan.

Here's a little bit about us:
We're a recently married couple who love the outdoors, staying active and traveling. We have both grown up with various pets and often petsit for our friends and relatives for extended periods of time.

Jasmine works in Marketing and is also studying a course in Disability, and has the flexibility to work from home to be able to care for your pets.
Nathan works for the Department for Environment and Water as a Project Fire Fighter. He has a degree in Architecture and background in Residential Landscape Design and Construction as well as good knowledge of basic garden and home maintenance.

Our knowledge and experience will ensure that your home and garden are maintained and your pets are looked after, loved, and exercised.

We're easy going, trustworthy and great communicators with current police checks.
We look forward to hearing from you, and please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Cheers - J & N

Natasha


  • VIC

25 year old extremely reliable with lots of house sitting experience!

Experience where I have minded both cats and dogs. I am a very reliable and neat individual who absolutely love animals.
I have references available upon request and also have a current Police Check and am more than happy to interview.
I would love to hear from you soon.
Kind regards,
Tash.

Carmel & Peter


  • Syd. Eastern suburbs, Syd. Lower N Shore, Syd. Southern suburbs, Syd. SW suburbs, Melb. Inner suburbs, Melb. NE suburbs, Melb. SE suburbs

We are a couple in our 50s from Canberra. We have three grown up sons, two live at home. We also have a lovely rescue dog called Mage. Mage will stay in Canberra with our sons while we are away.
Peter will be working in Melbourne from time to time in 2019, and we are interested in house/pet-sitting for those times. Carmel will not be working whilst we are house-sitting, so will be available to be home for pets if necessary. We are a quiet couple, non-smokers and are quite active. We walk each day - usually with our dog, and we are keen gardeners. We are clean and tidy, and happy to care for house, garden and pets. We have minded pets in the past whilst friends and relatives have been away. In 2018 we had three house-sits in Melbourne, looking after dogs and chooks.
Police checks and references are available upon request.

Alison


  • Melb. Inner suburbs

I am a single, 32 year old non-smoking female, running my own business in the inner west of Melbourne. Looking for a house sit, while I am between my last rental and my first home. I have a cat that is temporarily vacationing at my mum's, so I am missing animal cuddles!
I am a minimalist so I consider myself super tidy. I am also a bit of a homebody so am happy to give your pets and garden as much attention as is habitual or necessary.
I have just recently finished up another house-sit, so a reference can be provided if required.

Niesha


  • Melbourne

Hi :) I am a single, well-travelled late-30s female, who loves animals, is trustworthy, extremely clean and tidy, and very respectful of other's space and belongings :)

I am an experienced house/pet-sitter, having done so steadily for the past 4 years, initially solely through word-of-mouth! I decided to join a reputable site to expand on my fantastic existing home/pet owners' network :)

I was inspired to start by my mother, who successfully house/pet-sat for over 8 years on the Sunshine Coast! I grew up surrounded by animals, and love to be around them.

I have experience administering medication to animals as instructed, as a few of my past pet-sits have involved older animals that require daily medication.

I can provide general maintenance of plants/gardens, and I have also looked after homes without animals.

Currently, I am an admin and project management contractor, who works from a laptop/home the majority of the time, with the occasional weekend graveyard shift on the side. Due to my flexible schedule, I tend to be at home during the day more often than a 9-5 worker.

I like a chilled, relaxed home environment so you can be assured there will be no parties or shenanigans in your home while I am there :) I am an outside only smoker, and never near open windows or doors.

I don't drive, so homes in Mebourne & central/inner city areas, up to 15 minutes walk from public transport such as trams and/or trains, would suit best.

I am a very low footprint tenant in terms of other's space, and would care for your animals as you do :)

References are available. For extra peace of mind, I can also provide a current Police Check. I look forward to meeting you!

Maureen & Gerald


  • Brisbane

Maureen and Gerry.
Maureen: 66, Retired Child Health Nurse
Gerald: 67, Retired Bus Driver
Retired couple, non smokers, wishing to house sit from August to Nov 2018.
Son and daughter in law who reside in Brisbane Northern suburbs are due to have their second child at end of Sept.
Both of us have current police clearances, years of experience with our own family pets, and have maintained our own tropical residence with an inground pool and gardens for the past 32 years.
We welcome giving others the same attention to their homes and precious animals that we would give to our own.

Reference: Maggie Williams, a long time member of Aussie House sitters.
Mob Ph :04231134478
Home Ph :0354354035
Email: maggiegall@hotmail.com

Erin


  • Sydney, Melbourne

Michael & Catherine


  • Syd. Lower N Shore, Syd. Upper N Shore, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba & South Eastern

We are a retired couple, Mike and Cathy. We enjoy traveling around Australia and are now grey nomads.
Mike is a retired draftsman/landscaper and Cathy is a retired nurse.
We are aged in our mid 60s and both fit and well and enjoy daily walks.
We are trustworthy, tidy and non smokers.
Very reliable and always turn up for appointments.
We enjoy walking (especially with dogs), gardening, travel, beaches and reading.
We have had previous sits in Tasmania, Victoria, NSW and Queensland over the last 5 years.
We will look after your home in the same manner we love and respect our own home.
We understand the importance of looking after your loved pet and house.
We really enjoy our time with the dogs and cats when we house sit as we are unable to have a pet when traveling with us at the moment.
We enjoy stopping for a while and developing a friendship with a dog or cat or both. We find we have more time to spend with the animals now and enjoy their company.


Reference

Copy of reference
17 May 2013
To whom it may Concern
Reference: Michael & Cathy Freeman
Dear Sir/Madam
This letter is to confirm that we have used Michael & Cathy Freeman as house sitters at our country property near Daylesford in Victoria on two occasions.
Both sessions were for a couple of weeks and involved looking after our cat and now our dog as well as maintaining a “lived in” look to our house.
Michael is an experienced landscape gardener and builder and Cathy is a registered theatre nurse, so you can expect that they have an excellent understanding and control of things while you are away.
We have remained in contact with them and have no hesitation in recommending them for a similar role at any property.
We are happy to be contacted in relation to any application they may make and look forward to having them back at our place at some time in the future.
Yours sincerely
ANDREW ASHBOLT
Andrew Ashbolt
565 Back Glenlyon Road Glenlyon, VIC 3461 Mobile: 0419 310 273 Email: aashbolt@arrowfunds.com.au

Tim


  • Melbourne

32 year old tradesman from Coburg looking for housesitting in and around Melbourne. Currently looking to buy and see this as a good way to get a feel for some different areas before making the leap into home ownership. Very much an animal lover and would love to take care of yours while you are away. My most recent housesitting gig was a month long stint late 2018 taking care of 6 cats and some rescue possums. When I’m not working I enjoy playing guitar, cycling, and gardening. Reliable and trustworthy with good references. Looking forward to hearing from you soon

Bet & Col


  • SA

We are a fit and healthy retired couple in our mid 70s living in Adelaide. We are interested in house sitting and caring for pets.We have references from past sitting.Prior to retiring we owned a farm and then a business. I have a police clearances for caring and volunteer-work. I like to keep a neat,tidy house and love craft.Col is a handyman and an ex- road grader Both of us enjoy the outdoors and gardening.
Although we choose not to own a pet while travelling we love minding pets for others. Cats and small dog are our preference.
We have a 16 foot pop top caravan and enjoy travelling this wonderful country we live in. We are both non smokers.

Jeff


  • Northern Vic, SE Vic, SW Vic

I'm a fit active 73y.o. retired pharmacist. Home owner in suburban Melbourne. Sober and non-smoker. Don't use drugs. Divorced, living alone. When married used to have 2 Rhodesian Ridgebacks. Love dogs, especially large ones. Fine with cats. Used to own chooks.



Looking to house sit just to provide an inexpensive change of scenery. My previous experience in looking after other people's houses includes occasional weekend home swaps with friends who live in country Victoria, and looking after their dog. They will vouch for me (contact details on request) and I can provide additional references.



***For the time being I'm available for short-term sits only (up to about 7 days) within Victoria***



Summary of experience:



Dec 2017/Jan 2018, completed a 6-day sit looking after a house on 5 acres in country Victoria plus 2 Border Collies, 2 cats and about 20 chooks and ducks.



In April 2018 I did a two-week sit of house and large dog in far north NSW.

(see reference on this website)

July 2018 10 days looking after house and small dog in Barwon Heads Victoria



September 2018 5 days near Whittlesea (Vic). House on 25 acres, medium sized dog, galah, 6 chooks, and 3 horses. Reference from this one can be viewed on this website and I have excellent references (available on request) from all of the others.

Jan 2019 and March 2019 - two return visits of approx 5 days each at the same property.

Nov 2018 7 days at rural property near Alexandra looking after large dog and 3 cats.

Dec 2018 five days at semi-rural property at Cannons Creek looking after 2 horses. (see reference on this website)

I live a quiet lifestyle. Not a party person. I look after my home with great care and would do likewise with others.



I'd suggest arriving a day prior to your departure to facilitate an effective handover and help us both to feel confident in the arrangement.



I had a police check before starting some voluntary work and could provide confirmation of that. Also have a Working With Children Check card.


Carolyn


  • VIC

I Love animals and I am very intuitive and affectionate. I find petsitting very fulfilling and I am enJOYing it immensely. Only pets know unconditional Love naturally. I enjoy spending alot of time with the pets I care for so I am home with them alot. I am a non smoker so I am very healthy and fit.
I am honest and have integrity l. I can supply many references as I have lots of experience.
I like to be Happy and joyful ~ it is my daily choice.

Clare


  • Melbourne

Hello, my name is Clare. I am a single woman in my 40s, with no children or pets. I have done some house- and pet-sitting in the past, and am launching into this process in 2019 more substantially in order to save money for travel. I am extremely responsible and respectful of other people's space and their belongings, and value keeping the home environment clean and tidy. I love looking after cats after having grown up with cats as pets. My friends describe me as trustworthy, reliable, caring, respectful and perceptive. I enjoy creative activities and spending time quietly with friends. I run my own business located in an inner Melbourne suburb. House sitting, personal or professional references available. You can absolutely count on me to keep your home and pets safe and sound.