Alba & Michael

Prof Couple on Sabbatical

Vancouver, BC, Canada
32 Reviews

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Reviews (32)


This being my first experience with Trusted Housesitters, Alba and Mike were wonderful to have in my home and with Lulu. They kept in contact prior to the

Victoria, BC, Canada · 25 Aug - 31 Aug 2021

Alba and Michael house sat for us two weeks in July 2021. They looked after our two cats, Olive and Bear and kept our garden looking beautiful during a

White Rock, BC, Canada · 02 Jul - 17 Jul 2021
Jean and Cal

Alba and Mike recently stayed with our 2 golden retrievers and 2 wild kittens for 10 days. They were very easy to work with and were always prompt in

White Rock, BC, Canada · 08 Feb - 18 Feb 2020

Alba and Mike kindly offered to take on the task of looking after Molly the Beagle. They were easy to talk to on the phone and arrange the sit and were

London, United Kingdom · 16 Jan - 20 Jan 2020

Alba and Mike are excellent and experienced pet-sitters and our dog Flora was relaxed and happy on our return from a long 3 week trip. We were also delighted

London, United Kingdom · 15 Jan - 07 Feb 2020

References (2)


I have known and worked with Alba for over 11 years. She has been a good team player and also become a good friend. I also know her husband Mike and their

Employment reference · 08 August 2015


We are tidy, responsible, self-reliant and experienced long-time home owners, so we know how to deal with any surprises that might come up. We know you want peace of mind to enjoy your trip and of course we would alert you about anything

Why we want to house sit

We went on a work sabbatical from October 2015 until March 2016. Our three kids graduated university and we decided this was our "window" of opportunity before the weddings, grand kids, or limitations started dictating our plans. In the

Our experience

We have used house sitters ourselves (our house is one of the pix in our profile!) so we know what a good house sitter should do. We've now done 10 house sits in British Columbia, Spain, Ireland, the UK, and France. We're happy that most

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Birds


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

Preferred countries

  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Italy

Profile details

Alba 65+ and Michael 59
Retired High Tech Consultant and Retired high tech consultant
With a partner