Brian & Val

Colonial Carers bringing Peace of Mind

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
79 Reviews

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9 external references

Reviews (79)


We could not fault Brian and Val! Such lovely, caring people - nothing was too much trouble for them! We received regular updates on the house and our dog

Oxenford, QLD, Australia · 08 Oct - 15 Oct 2021

Brian and Val did a great job of looking after the animals and our house. They updated us with daily pictures via SMS which was great. We came home to a very

Miami, QLD, Australia · 28 Jul - 03 Aug 2021
Grant and Nathalie

If you are looking for a reliable pet-sitter, look no further! From the moment they arrived we felt we had known Brian and Val for years. They had an

Gold Coast, QLD, Australia · 29 May - 06 Jun 2021

Brian and Val were excellent pet sitters. They visited before the sit to meet our cats and get the lay of the land (and pick up house keys). They kept in

Kelvin Grove, QLD, Australia · 11 Dec - 22 Dec 2020

Would highly recommend Brian and Val for any house sit. They looked after my house on the Gold Coast and my pets (1x cat 1x small dog) while I was away for

Gold Coast, QLD, Australia · 08 Mar - 19 Mar 2020

References (9)


Having Brian and Val house sit for us was a truly great experience and they exceeded our expectations. We felt completely comfortable and secure leaving our

House & pet sitting reference · 20 July 2012


In 2011 Val and I retired from our employment with Australian Government Public Service in Canberra, Australia. In 2011 we commenced House Sitting and have been House Sitting continuously from that date. We are an outgoing couple with

Why we want to house sit

We enjoy house sitting because of the delight we get from caring for family pets and because of the pleasure we get from being able to welcome homeowners’ home to healthy happy pets. We also enjoy the satisfaction of providing peace of

Our experience

Our knowledge and experience are achieved from more than 135 house sits which are gained via this site, another website, and by invitation to return by satisfied home owners. We have successfully completed house sits in England, Scotland

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish


November 2021
December 2021
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Australia

Profile details

Brian 65+ and Val 65+
retired Public Servant and retired Public Servant
With a partner