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Dog(s), Cat(s), Bird(s), Fish, Rabbit(s), Tortoise/Turtle(s), Guinea pig(s), Rodent(s)
They don't have a police check
From: 24 May 2020
Until: 31 October 2020
Photographer & archeologist
They have referees/references (view below)
*Anfragen gerne auch auf Deutsch*
*Available until ca. 10.06 (and after 14.08). Dates can be flexible (1-3 days). Currently in Germany. You can also write to us in German, French or Italian.*
We're a quiet couple in our 30s who loves all living creatures, diving into different cultures, history, art, having a good chat and staying fit. We're both German residents, Gunnar is German-Icelandic and I'm Polish. We speak fluent English, German, Italian, Icelandic and Polish. Additionally, Gunnar's French and Greek are conversational.
I work as a freelance photographer (mostly fine art that I sell as prints through online galleries). Gunnar is writing his PhD thesis in archaeology and helps me with German clients. Most of my work, just like Gunnar's, happens online - that's why our only must is a good wi-fi (good enough for a Skype call).
We are vegan, but we're fine feeding animals with what you usually give to them.
We love the idea of being able to give back for trusting us with your furry family members and your home. We are grateful for the opportunity to cuddle and look after animals, since our lifestyle doesn't let us have our own pets. Additionally, we also think house-sitting is a wonderful opportunity to experience local life. Also, I always look out for new inspirations for my photography, and spending at least a week (preferably longer) in one place serves me best.
We joined Mind My House in December 2018 and so far cared for about two dozen large dogs and over two dozen kitties, a rabbit and a number of fish. We also have profiles on TrustedHouseSitters and Nomador:
We also had our own furry family: I had two rescue dogs and three cats (Kisior Sr, Kisior Jr and Princess), which are now staying with my parents in my family house with a garden. Also, as a child and teenager, I subsequently shared my room with guinea pigs, hamsters, rats and parrots. Gunnar also had a cat (Snúlli) when he lived in Greece as a child and also recruited some of his neighbour’s cats through cuddly treats (he still does it with all cats he sees). We also have experience with rescuing animals - 2 dogs, a peacock and a cat. Our last rescued friend from Greece, a little fluffy gentleman called Snowy, has recently found his home in Germany.
We'll love and look after your furry friend(s) with great care, as well as take proper care of your premises, respect all the rules and do all the chores we commit to. We also have experience at doing simple repairs around the house. We both have insurance for accidental damages (Haftpflichtversicherung), but so far we didn't have to use it.
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From: 24 May 2020
Until: 31 October 2020
They don't charge for house sitting services
MindMyHouse member since 2018
Age: 26-35 years old
Family status: Couple
Total completed house sits: 6
Marta and Gunnar took excellent care of our pets Lucy and Elvis. For sure, they loved our great dane dog and our special tomcat. Marta sent us, during our trip, wonderful fotos from the pets. On our return, we found our house in a proper condition. We got to know them as very mindful personalities and appreciate both of them. They live as convinced vegans, without trying to persuate others. Thanks for the welcome back dinner . It was a pleasure to meet Marta and Gunna, they will be always welcome by us.
Marta and Gunnar took excellent care of both my pets and my house. Everything was clean and in order, and I could tell that they really cared about my animals. They sent a few pics and kept me updated while I was gone. They would be welcome back at any time!
Marta and Gunnar housesat for us for 2 weeks. We have 2 dogs, 3 cats and a bunny. It went really really well. All the animals were totally relaxed when we got back!
Marta and Gunnar took care of our two large and exuberant dogs and of the cat for a month, during the Christmas period. They are well organized and efficient, very affectionate with our animals. They managed perfectly our home and the garden, watered the plants and regularly administered the medication of our boxer dog. We were pleasantly surprised by the homemade (vegan) Sushi they had prepared for us at our arrival. They kept in touch throughout the period by sending us photos and updates every day. We are pleased to have had them as our sitters and we certainly recommend them, they are very kind people and we have a high esteem for them. Marta is an exceptional photographer, and her portraits of our pets are very dear to me.
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