Eugene & Patience

Eugene Wallensky and Patience McCarthy Two Aussie travellers

Wodonga, VIC, Australia
7 Reviews

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Reviews (7)


Patience and Eugene looked after our house and dogs for 6 months this year. What an amazing couple. They were the most totally perfect house sitters

Aignan, France · 01 Feb - 08 Aug 2021
Ron and Melanie

Eugene and Patience looked after our two cats and one dog for two months in Italy. They are just the nicest, most down to earth, and lovely couple! We

Montecastrilli, Italy · 08 Nov 2020 - 10 Jan 2021

Eugene and Patience were fantastic house sitters - we all had to get through the compilations of lockdown together (they were at our house in France and we

Salles-sur-l’Hers, France · 05 Jan - 26 Jun 2020

Patience and Eugene were wonderful sitters, who tuned in well to Henry Cat’s foibles and needs. They left the house immaculate, and there was one of Eugene’s

Torre del Mar, Spain · 16 Dec 2019 - 01 Jan 2020

In the few days we spent with Eugene and Patience before and after their five week house/ pet sit looking after our two dogs we became friends. Eugene and

Fermo, Italy · 29 Jun - 03 Aug 2019

References (2)


We have known Patience for some 15 years since we moved to our property in the North East of Victoria, and are very happy to have this lady as one of our

Employment reference · 31 August 2018


I worked for 30 years at the Australian National University in an Environmental Science Department, and this provided me with many field work opportunities all over Australia as well as the Pacific and Indian Oceans. On campus, I managed

Why we want to house sit

We have travelled extensively during our lives and wish to continue doing so. Our best travel experiences have been when we have had the opportunity to stay in one location for some time and get to know the environment and community where

Our experience

Our travels have taken us all over Australia and much of North America and Europe. On many occasions we have had the opportunity to look after friends places and on occasion have looked after pets and livestock during the owners absence

Pet care experience

  • Reptiles
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Birds
  • Small pets


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

Preferred countries

  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy

Profile details

Eugene 65+ and Patience 65+
Laboratory Manager and CEO local government Victoria
With a partner