Animal Lover and Hermit Crab looking for temporary shell to share with furry friends!I am a reliable, responsible and down to earth person (female, German, late-thirties, non-smoker) with a big heart, happy outlook on life and broad interests. I've lived in Australia for 6 years and just got back after three years in Germany, ready to live the digital nomad dream.I love animals (especially cats) and gardens (all kinds) but my travelling life style isn't quite suited to have my own just yet so it would be lovely to care for someone else's for a while. I am honest and have a high standard of cleanliness. I will treat your home and animal/s as if they were my own and look forward to meeting you! :-)
I am a single 56 yr old non smoking female with no dependant children or animals.I have lived, worked and owned a business and property in the Mandurah area for the past 18 yrs.I have been housesitting for friends and aquaintances for the past 6 years , until one of the home owners suggested to me I should do it on a regular basis ,ie try this housesitting site .I have now cared for several rural properties and smaller homes and cared for all pet types from dogs , cats ,sheep ducks, chooks and avery birds.I am really enjoying the variety and find it hard to leave sometimes as I get a little attached to the animals.As i have been a home owner myself , I am house proud and can produce references and a police clearance on request.I am presently housesitting until April 20th so I am available anytime after that,Look Forward To Hearing From You,Regards,Jenny
We're two young and fit retirees who are travelling around Australia on a permanent basis in our little caravan. We're planning to be mostly out bush because we enjoy bird watching, but will sometimes be coming into towns and cities and would love to look after a home for a while. We've rented our house out, so we know how important it is to have someone you can trust to look after your home! Gardening is something we enjoy, so caring for one would be fine. For many years we owned two very spoiled cats and although we have never owned a dog we'd be happy to look after a small one. We've house sat a small dog, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs and chooks. Birds, pet mice, gerbils, small reptiles etc. are all ok. We wouldn't be suitable for large dogs or horses. We can supply references from housesits we've done previously through happy housesitters if required. We're currently looking for a house sit northern NSW or SW QLD for Nov-Dec 2017 (not Christmas-New Year) We know this is a long way off but we're planning ahead!
I have been house sitting for the last year on and off because I rent my apartment on AirbnbI love animals and taking care of them.I have extensive experience. I am a very clean and tidy person, very responsible, mature and non smoker. I work four days a week in St Leonards as a counsellor and live in Elizabeth Bay when not house sitting. References attached to my profile Thank you for taking the time to read my profile
Hello!My name is Jono and I work as a sustainable building and design consultant. I love architecture, bushwalking, animals, reading, playing board games, AFL and the ocean. As a result, I try and surround myself with these as much as possible!I am currently living with a friend in the Northern Beaches and I am fortunate enough to be paying cheap rent. As a result, I am looking to meet and care for different animals (as my unit doesn't allow them), and get away to see and experience new areas of Sydney. I have house sat before but not through websites such as these, more just casual arrangements with friends, family and while I have travelled overseas. Don't be put off by this as I have a flawless rental history and I have lived in a number houses that were not mine and I know how treat and be respectful of ones home. I am responsible, reliable, and clean, and I am also pretty handy around the house. I do not smoke and do not come with any other pets. I grew up with pets including dogs, cats and rabbits so I am very familiar with animals. My sister also fosters for the RSPCA so every time I go home to see her I get to meet a new friend!I am willing to share bills and other expenses, and provide bond if needed. I can also provide references.If there is anything else you would like to know please get in contact with me, or if you are close, I am happy to meet.Thanks!
HelloI am new to the Brisbane area and interested in house/pet sitting as it is a great way to experience different surrounding areas, while having the added company of animals. With maturity on my side (40's) I can guarantee that I will treat your home with respect and dote on your animals, attending to their needs as you request. I have a natural affinity with animals and children and have been minding friends and colleagues homes and pets for about 20yrs. Some of the animals I have minded include a blind dog, chickens, cats and fish and I have seen to the upkeep of a few gardens. This might sound weird but I find weeding really therapeutic. I am a non-smoker and pet and child free. I enjoy some form of movement each day so walking your dog (should you have one) is a welcome task for me. I am extremely trustworthy and can provide a Police check and references and would love to meet you and your pets, should you like to get to know more of who I am.
I’m semi-retired and type medico-legal reports at night for a doctor for about 2 nights each week. I'm healthy and am a responsible, organised, clean living, non-smoking person, who is very security conscious and would love to look after your home and pet(s). Basically I’m a cat lover – my last friend was Jasper, a Blue Burmese, who became ill and had to be euthanased just before his 16th birthday. The previous cat was Tangles, a Tonkinese, who came via the Freebies column in the Trading Post when 6 years old. Unfortunately she became ill with hyperthyroidism when aged 17. Before Tangles, I had two other cats for a total of 30-odd years. I love little dogs but as I have always lived in apartments, unfortunately, little dogs are not always welcome. Over the last eighteen plus months I have looked after quite a few small dogs, i.e. a Cavoodle and Maltese X dogs and one in particular, Rosie, who I have looked after many times. Rosie's mother, Naomi, is very happy to provide a verbal reference for me. Currently I look after three Siamese pussy cats, who live at Mosman, a Birman pussy cat, who lives at Northbridge as well as a Cavoodle, who lives at Dee Why. I live in Neutral Bay and don't drive. I have a National Police Certificate, No. NCHRC-2010-36949, a reference from Adrienne Pegler, Veterinary Surgeon at Cremorne Veterinary Clinic as well as both personal and business references. I have a Pre-Paid Mobile Broadband.
Hi home-owners, thank you for reading our profile. We are a retired Kiwi couple who moved to Aussie 2 years ago to see more of our family who have lived here for 16 years, and to see more of Australia. Even though we have visited Australia many times over the last 20 years, we have really only been on a short holiday breaks as tourists and to visit family. Now we would love to spend time in the suburbs or the countryside, and take our time looking around. The opportunity to live in and care for a family home whilst exploring Australia, is a responsibility we do not take lightly, and we realise that caring for and loving your pet family members will be your absolute priority when choosing a sitter. We have been home owners for nearly 50 years so fully understand what is expected to keep a clean and tidy, secure home. We've also been tenants when in between building or buying houses and have fantastic references and a police clearance obtained just before we left NZ. We have raised a family of four, always sharing those years with various beloved pets, either rescues from SPCA or inherited cats and dogs who needed a new family. Of course, our family are all adults now, with families and pets of their own. My husband is a retired maintenance engineer/ex retailer who can fix darn near anything, run pumps, sort emergencies, etc,. I worked for many years at Presbyterian Support Services, lastly helping to establish a day programme for clients before finally retiring in March 2014, and also volunteered at Literacy Aotearoa as a Adult Literacy tutor. We are happy to supply references upon request.We run a clean, tidy home and will have have as much respect for your home as we do for our own. We are non-smokers and we both drive. We live a pretty quiet lifestyle, and sad to say, mostly in the daylight hours! We're pretty happy to curl up on the couch at night time, and would love it to be with animals again.Please copy and paste this link to see our YouTube video.... https://youtu.be/RxXmv6Nd3rkThank you.
Hello :-). My name is Birgit. I am a professional single mature age woman, am extremely house-proud and adore animals, in particular cats and dogs. I work as a consultant (ex academic) and do a lot of my work from home which gives me plenty of time to be around your adored furry family members. I would love to care for your home and give your loved pets lots of TLC as if they were my own. Being single with grown up children I cherish the feeling of being needed while putting your mind at ease when you are away from home. I love reading, writing and listening to music, enjoy gardening and being in nature. I have house and pet sat in the past, here and overseas whenever I found myself in a transitional period for my work. I enjoyed taking care of all the adorable animals and treasured homes that had been entrusted to me by wonderful people in both Sydney, Melbourne and recently again in London over the last two years immensely. It never took me long at all to establish a bond with the animals and, I am happy to say, also to connect beautifully with the home owners and pet 'parents' which has led to being invited again to house and pet sit for them. Please refer to my references here on this website which confirm my sincerity and respectful approach. I have only just now returned to house and pet sitting and therefore do not have any written recent references here on this site. However, I have been asked again to house and pet sit for a family in Balmain in June/July who are happy to be contacted. You are also welcome to check out my LinkedIn profile as part of a reference.Please call me on my mobile any time. Should I not answer immediately I will return your call as soon as I can. Kind regards,Birgit
Hi, My name is Robyn. I work as a Teachers Aide, a job I have been doing for 16 years and love.I love to travel & experience new places and meet new people. I enjoy going for walks (especially on the beach) Zumba,Sewing [sometimes] & catching up with friends for a coffee or wine.I am very house proud & enjoy gardening.I am a non smoker. I love cats, having previously had 3(and dogs if they are not too big). I am keen on housesitting as it allows me time to get a true feel for a place. I have done some housesitting in Hervey Bay recently and can provide references if required.
We are a professional and reliable couple in our early 30’s house sitting to save money to buy our first property.Paul is a carpenter and is happy to do small jobs around the house if required. Carly is a Personal Assistant and works full time in the CBD; however, my hours are flexible and can also work from home occasionally if required.We both love animals. Carly grew up with cats and for the past few years we have been house sitting for two families looking after their dogs.We are active and enjoy exercise so we are happy to walk your dogs as often as required and we will give your pets plenty of love and attention.We are non smokers and will look after your property as if it were our own and keep it looking spotless!Previous sits include looking after:* Two 8 year old cats in large home with garden in the Inner West* 5 year old energetic Jack Russell in townhouse in Inner West* 6 month old Jug (Pug x Jack Russell) & 12 year old cat in large home with large backyard on the Northern Beaches* 2 year old Spoodle in courtyard apartment on the Lower North Shore* Two staffy's in large home on Northern Beaches, one is a rescue dog and requires some extra attention (regular house sit)* 3 year old Cavoodle in townhouse on Northern Beaches (regular house sit)* A Groodle, Golden Retriever & two cats in a large penthouse apartment (regular house sit)* 6 month old Boxer & 6 year old cat in large family home with pool and garden on Northern Beaches* 2 year old Beagle in large family home with pool on the Sunshine Coast* 10 month old Dachshund in large home on the Northern Beaches* 3 cats in apartment on the Northern Beaches* 6 year old Labrador in large home with lawn and landscaped gardens on the Northern Beaches* 2 year old Great Dane in townhouse on the Sunshine Coast We can provide references with contact details & police checks.
Hi - we are a semi retired couple living on the Sunshine Coast in Qld. Below are the points we consider to be the most important reasons for why we have chosen to become regular house/pet sitters:- We have completed a number of pet/house sits and have found the experience to be really enjoyable and a great way for us to travel to different areas in Australia. We have had some wonderful pet experiences, met some great people and so we can only say really good things about our completed pet sits.We are, of course, particularly conscious of the fact that we are in someone else's home and we take that responsibility very seriously. Most importantly, we are animal lovers, have had many dogs and cats and know the one thing a pet owner wants, is to know their animal is happy and well cared for - we have been there ourselves. We always keep in touch via email with updates on how your pet is going. So look forward to hearing from anyone who may be interested in our minding their home and or pet while they are away.References available
We are semi retired currently in Fiji getting our boat ready for charter diving and surfing live aboards. We are both fit and active walk most morning or swim, people say we are a little adventurous but we just enjoy life and animals are apart of life
My husband and I are spending six months(long service) house sitting around Victoria with the intention of settling here as our two daughters live in Victoria and our three precious grandchildren. We have currently done three sits all with animals to look after. Our references are exceptional and have made some wonderful friends in the process. We would love to mind your home and animals'
Hi, I am a clean, sporty non-smoker looking for a place to stay with some animal companions. I am a big time animal lover. I have grown up with a dog, multiple cats, a hamster, and horses (in a community stable). While I was an Au Pair in Italy, I loved the family's dogs as I would my own. I walked or ran with them every morning not as a part of my job, but just because I loved doing it. My boyfriend, Jacob (29), is an artist who is very meticulous when it comes to cleaning, and will be staying with me when he is not working. He is great at caring for plants and chickens as his mother has a big beautiful garden and a coop with four chickens, so where I lack in experience, he makes up for it. He shares my love for animals, exercise, and cooking. So we are both looking forward to having a kitchen to use together while I am in Australia. I will have lots of free time during my stay to look after your home and pets and provide both with excellent care while you are away! I will be available from July 15 to mid-AugustI am not Australian, but I have been cleared by the LiveScan background check in the States.
I am a professional that wants to get onto the housing ladder within or near the ACT. I love animals, I can look after chooks, dogs, cats, bunny rabbits, and have had some farm experience. I am also able to maintain a garden. I do not smoke and am a quiet person. References and any other checks may be supplied upon request.I am a quiet, good natured person that is repsonsible and reliable.recent appraisal from a previous house sit......."Thanks for looking after our place so well. Arrived back on Sat and was lovely to walk in to the house (cleaner than when we left)." September 2009.
Hello!I am a former Maths/Science teacher who has chosen to visit Australia via house sitting! I have a car and my traveling mate, Billy, and hope to meet lots of people while traveling. I have rented out my house and am keen to get started. I have my first two sits here in Tasmania and two in Victoria, one near Ballarat and another near Geelong. I am keen to spread my wings! I love to garden and adore animals and am considered to always have a tidy home! I'm a non- smoker. I have had chooks before and love horses and cows! Please consider me for your next sitter!Cheers, Patty
Hello! My name is Courtney, I work casually as an animal attendant, have previously completed an animal certificate at Tafe and my bachelor of Psychological Science at Deakin University. I have completed a year internship at Featherdale Wildlife Park and volunteered for Bargo Dingo Sanctuary and for Pet Assisted Therapy. So I have a lot of experience with animals!Growing up I have owned budgies, three different breeds of dog, a cat and a rabbit; So I know how to look after a lot of domestic animals too.My partner Dan works in the film industry and runs his own business. Which will ensure that one of us will always be home to mind your pets and home. We are both non-smokers. Feel free to message if you have any other questions!
Carolyn & Christopher, married 43 years, with 3 adult children who now all reside East Coast NSW.Non-smokers. Enjoy good health and a healthy lifestyle of ocean swims, bike riding, walking, bush walks.We enjoy gardening/pools & content to maintain same. Happy to care / mind cats, dogs and most animals.Port Macquarie residents for the past 30 + years, with the exception of living and working in Northern Territory over the last 10 years where we both worked in our chosen careers of nursing and pharmacy with the ADF, Health Department (Hospitals) and Indigenous health.In Alice Springs and Darwin we HOUSE SAT frequently.
Non smoker, male, 61 years young, retired after 43 years with S.A. Police.Now grey nomading Australia in a 2004 Chevy Silverado 4x4 diesel dual cab canopied ute and a very large 30 foot/ 9 meter long, 3.15 metre high, New Age Caravan, which is my home.Hence need reasonably substantial roads, and large driveway’s, block’s to access and park my home if engaged.I like and get along well with almost all animals and household pets and have had dogs, birds, fish and reptiles in the past. Do prefer dogs to cats. I do not have any pets of my own with me for practical reasons, and whilst I can quickly form a friendly relationship with them, I will not sleep with anyone else's pets in/on my bed or in my caravan/home and like to maintain a clean neat living environment. Have no problem residing in one of your rooms if need be for both house and pet security, comfort and reassurance.Looking to both expand wanderings and defray costs of grey nomading Australia by occasionally house sitting for mutual benefit.
* About meHello! I am a friendly and professional 36-year-old woman. I am originally from Hobart and have lived across Tasmania, Melbourne and Scotland over the years, and have plenty of world travel experience. My current situation is that I own a home in Ballarat and work full-time in Melbourne. I'm currently housesitting in Melbourne while my 100-year-old house is restored to its original beauty.* Personality typeI am friendly, clean, respectful, responsible and tidy. I am an avid reader, creative writer and enjoy peace and quiet. I live a quite healthy lifestyle and enjoy dance classes and long walks. I don't smoke, I live a mainly vegetarian lifestyle, and I indulge in good wine and whisky for an occasional treat.* AnimalsI absolutely adore animals! I have plenty of experience with dogs, cats, birds and fish. I am responsible, warm and caring, and have plenty of love and cuddles to share with your pet. I am more than happy to give your pet their regular medication and take them on walks as required. I'm also more than happy to send you regular photos/texts of your pets being walked and looking happy so that you know they're being well cared for.* HomeAs a homeowner myself, I understand how important it is that a responsible and caring person looks after your home as if it were their own.I am immaculately tidy, as I believe a home should be a sanctuary, so my personal standards are very high. I am house proud and spotless and while I love children, I don't have any of my own.I have a green thumb and plenty of experience in gardens, so am more than happy to water your plants, prune your roses, tidy up leaves and keep your backyard beautiful.I will not use your computer or your phone, wear shoes in your house, and will check your letterbox daily.Your home will be immaculate on your return.* Housesitting philosophyI believe housesitting provides a wonderful opportunity for two parties to enter into a mutually respectful arrangement. I am happy to discuss and draft up any arrangements or terms and conditions with you. I have references available for you to peruse and have a fully-clear police check.
Hi, As an experienced house sitter, - 3 things are very important to me:>>> First - you need to be confident your animals are going to be well looked after and cared for whilst you are away,>>>Second - you need to feel comfortable your home is going to be cared for and kept secure whilst you are on holiday, and >>>Finally - you want to enjoy your time away and be worry free. This is what holidays are for!I am a single women whose adult children are out living their lives meaning I can do things I want to do now! I enjoy living in different areas of Melbourne - and this is why I chose house sitting.I love domestic animals - and have even looked after horses and cows! I continue the routines you have with your animals so they feel comfortable and secure with you not there. I mainly work from home with client work keeping me out of the home for a few hours a few days a week. I am writing a book so look forward to the peace and quiet found in other people's homes.I enjoy gardening, have green thumbs with pot plants and enjoy being with nature with a coffee.I am healthy, tidy and a non smoker.I have been house sitting on and off for the last 5 years and enjoyed every one. I have written references available and a clear police check reference.i look forward to talking with you about your own specific needs for your home, your animals and even your garden.Enjoy your time away.
Hi thereMy name is Ailsa and I am a 49 year old full time professional managing 2 surgeons rooms in the Inner City. Having been through a recent separation house sitting has been a great alternative to renting and trying to conserve my funds to buy my own home again for future security.I love the company of animals, and have had my own dogs and cats so not a problem looking after others - I love my walks and the outdoor so if dog walkies are required that is not a problem.I have had my own home and very house proud, reliable and honest. I enjoy my own space and quiet times at home. I am a non smoker andhave excellent referenceI am a very honest, reliable and tidy person and most of all I love my own space and quiet times at home. I am Non Smoker and have excellent references.Look forward to hearing from you.Kind Regards Ailsa..
Hi I am a single, mature female. This is a time of exploration for me, I work as a casual, agency, theatre nurse, a job that can take me all around Australia. My children are grown and I am free to enjoy different places and people. I have always had animals and love nothing more than the unconditional love they bring to life. I am vegetarian, I neither smoke nor drink and I have practiced and taught yoga and meditation for the past 30 years. I look forward to the opportunity to house sit for you,Jan
Dear house owners, I am pretty sure you are looking for a really clean, tidy and reliable sitter to look after your house and property. Well, you have found the right person :) I am a German female, 38 years old and was working as an assortment assistant at the no.1 drugstore company in Germany for the last 16 years before I left. Since the end of February 2017 I am a hospitality student at TasTAFE in Hobart and my studies there will continue on for two years. My goal is to attain my Advanced Diploma of Hospitality during that time. After that I want to go further and study at UTAS for the Bachelor of Business Administration. I visited Tasmania during a 6-month sabbatical in 2015 and got to feel very at home here. My parents (mother British, father German) actually met in Australia but they never made it back there later on. I love Tasmania and would like to stay here so after finding out that my only realistic option to do so means getting a new qualification, that is what I am doing now. As international students unfortunately have to pay very high course fees I now am looking for a way to live in Hobart without having to also pay a lot of money for rent, so house sitting is the answer. As I am a very clean and reliable person I think that house sitting is the perfect solution for both of us. Your house will be looked after in the best possible way and I love animals so would be happy to look after your pets. I was doing house sitting in Germany for the last 9 months that I stayed there and have been doing it ever since I arrived here end of February. So if you need references I can give you the contact details of at least two parties you can call and ask how content they were with me :) I am sure I am a great candidate for you because I would look after your house, your animals and everything else the same way as I have been looking after my own all my life. I do not smoke, very rarely drink any kind of alcohol and am not into drugs or partying. I am a very friendly and quiet person and very easy to get on with. I think your neighbours would like me!So if you are planning on going away for a longer (or even shorter) period of time from October 2017 onward, I would be really happy if you could contact me. Thanks for your trust and giving me a chance!
Hello!A little bit about us: We are a non-smoking/non-drinking professional couple who love animals and prefer quite living. My husband Michael is an IT professional, and I do admin/accounts work from home and run my own business - Merry Puppins Dog Minding.We are efficient, organised, reliable, and honest. I am an avid gardener and Michael is very handy around the house. Together we enjoy scenic walks, watching movies, attending church, and consider ourselves "foodies" so love cooking and entertaining. Michael loves running and regularly competes in events like City2Surf and Blackmore’s Marathon. I enjoy music and singing.We housesat full time from June 2012 - Nov 2015, and now mostly housesit over the Christmas period. We have earned excellent references and would love the opportunity to take care of your "castle" and any furry or feathered little loved ones you may have.
We are a retired Married Couple wishing to explore different areas of Queensland.We have always owned and maintained our own home, garden and pools, and would now like the opportunity to vary our lifestyle. Warwick is a semi retired High School Teacher and does some relief work.I worked with the Queensland Police Service for 20 years up until 5 years ago.Warwick is interested in Golf and Sporting activities. He sometimes coaches our Grandsons after school Sports Teams.I am a member of Southern Belles Trefoil and enjoy gardening.We are both involved in Community Activities.We have 3 children with Husband or Partners, 6 Grandchildren in Brisbane who we are adore and like to stay in close contact. We are both very honest.reliable, friendly, trustworthy and houseproud people will provide current Criminal History Checks.We are non Smokers and Drinkers.We are able to care for your home, maintain a garden, maintain your pool.We will look after and care for your pets ,Dogs.Fish,Birds.We are able to provide excellent references. We have been continually house sitting since January 2103.Please contact us.
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