Ellen & Damien

Mature couple with lots of house/pet sitting experience

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Reviews (10)

Adrian
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We can only echo what everyone else has already said about Ellen and Damien - fantastic house and pet sitters, very reliable with their communications and

  • dog
  • cat
  • fish
  • small-pets
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom · 31 Mar - 09 Apr 2018
Tanya
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I would recommend Ellen and her husband to anyone wanting wonderfully reliable and trustworthy petsitters! My recently rescued cat Zena was well looked

  • cat
Saint Kilda, VIC, Australia · 24 May - 31 May 2017
Rochelle
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Ellen and Damien are a total find, and exceeded every expectation I had! They stayed in my home for a month (during a snowy winter no-less - I believe their

  • cat
Boston, MA, US · 01 Feb - 26 Feb 2017
Laura
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Ellen and Damian were wonderful. They kept us well informed and were very detail oriented in caring for our dog during their stay. They also left the home in

  • dog
Cleveland, TN, US · 29 Dec 2016 - 01 Jan 2017
Pamela
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Ellen & Damien are a lovely couple - thoughtful, considerate and clearly animal lovers. They did a fabulous job of taking care of our home and pets. We

  • dog
  • cat
Nashville, TN, US · 23 Dec - 26 Dec 2016

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Andrew
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Ellen has worked for me for a number of years and is extremely trustworthy, organised and reliable. She is very fond of animals, as I am, and would look

Employment reference · 07 October 2016

About

Hi. I’m Ellen and I’m looking for a house/pet sit in Canberra in March 2021 while our own home is being renovated. Normally my husband and I sit together, but this time I’ll be sitting mainly alone so I would prefer to work with a smaller

Why we want to house sit

We have travelled quite a lot since we retired and we have lots of housesitting experience and great references. This time we’re looking for a sit in our hometown while our house is being renovated.

Our experience

"They took amazing care of our dogs, Daisy (10 yrs, Blue-heeler) and Jackrum (11yrs but acts about 4 yrs, Border-collie mix). The dogs got plenty of cuddles, long walks, and trips to the beach. I think the dogs were sad to see them go!"

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • horseHorses
  • fishFish

Preferred countries

  • Australia

Profile details

Age
Ellen 65+ and Damien 60
Occupation
IT Professional (Retired) and Project Manager
Travelling
With a partner