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Reliable, Non-smoking, non-drinking, RELIABLE, EXPERIENCED, RETIRED HR DIRECTOR



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Pet experience

Dog(s), Cat(s), Horse/Donkey(s), Chicken(s), Fish, Guinea pig(s), Pig(s), Farm animal(s), Other animal(s) – dogs, cats, chickens, geese, ducks, fish, guinea pigs, sheep, horses, donkeys, alpaca, pigs & cattle

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From: 18 November 2023
Until: 20 December 2024


Director, H.R.


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About this sitter

I am a fully vaccinated with 2 Pfizer shots & 3 Moderna boosters.
I am a very experienced, reliable, very active, non-smoking, non-drinking, retired Human Resources Director who began pet/house-sitting as a way to tour and pursue my fly fishing passion. I pet sit because I love their company and the responsibility of taking care of them. I also find that staying in a lived-in environment is so much more enjoyable and less sterile than hotels or AirBNBs.
Since Jan. 2016, enjoying variou sites like this one I have now sat 51 homes in 14 countries (7 islands - 3 continents). I have taken care of 49 dogs (1 deaf, 1 3-legged & 1-eyed, 3 medication & 2 palliative)(7 rescued), 64 cats (1 blind, 9 feral & 2 diabetic, 5 medication), 53 chickens, 23 ducks, 3 sheep, 5 horses, 2 mini horses, 2 geese, 2 donkeys, 2 pigs, 1 alpaca, 3 fish, 60+ feral guinea pigs, a herd of cattle and lots of gardens & plants. I have explored the areas I have sat thoroughly and walked over a thousand kilometres with the dogs.
My wife continues to work as a full-time professor. When she is able, she joins me. We’ve owned our home in Vancouver for 36 years & are lifelong pet owners. We currently have a doodle dog who our extended family cares for when we’re both away from home.
I commit to keeping your home and pets safe and sound. I will treat both your pets and your home the way you expect me to & recognize as both a home & pet owner how important it is to have a reliable sitter.
I am a very active person who is on the go every day for most of the day after I do a good morning walk with the dogs (when I sit dogs). I am back in the early evenings because I don’t like to drive at night.
I enjoy touring, beautiful scenery, quaint towns, world-class cities, museums, good food & great fly fishing.
I am dependent upon having internet connection to communicate with my family.
I hope you give me an opportunity to assist you.

Why they want to house sit

We feel more part of the community when we stay in homes & we enjoy the responsibility & companionship that comes from caring for pets.

Their experience

We have resided in our own home for over 35 years and have both had pets throughout our lives.
We have administered medications as requested & dealt with incontinence. We belong to a number of pet sitting sites to optimize our experience & travel plans.

What can they bring to the assignment

You can be secure that you will have reliable, mature, conscientious people of high integrity who will care for your pets as you specify & leave your home as you left it.

Available to house sit

Africa, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Caribbean, Central South America, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North East Asia, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South East Asia, South Korea, South Pacific, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam

Availability dates

From: 18 November 2023
Until: 20 December 2024

Do they charge?

They don't charge for house sitting services


MindMyHouse member since 2015

Personal details

Age: 66-75 years old
Family status: Couple

Total sits

Total completed house sits: 1


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Last updated: 21 March 2023