Winand & Francoise

Former Dutch & UN Diplomat and his wife available for house & pets sits in between

Málaga, Spain
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Reviews (8)

Janice Clare

Francois and Winand are a lovely couple and have looked after our little dogs three times now. They are very caring and professional and the dogs loved them

La Cala De Mijas, Spain · 25 Nov - 04 Dec 2019

Francoise and Winand are a most delightful couple who obviously love dogs and our two loved them.The home was gleaming upon our return and everything was

Benalmádena Costa, Spain · 27 Sep - 07 Oct 2019

We were delighted when Winand and Francoise agreed to look after our dog Lottie while we were on holiday. They were brilliant at communicating with us prior

Winchester, United Kingdom · 17 Jul - 28 Jul 2019
Janice Clare

Francoise and Winand are lovely friendly people we liked them immediately. My 3 doggies loved them also and were cared for fondly taken walkies and kept

La Cala De Mijas, Spain · 10 May - 28 May 2019

Winand and Francious were amazing sitters for Zin. Zin is one year old, high energy rescue terrier and this did not phase them in the slightest. We left him

Amsterdam, Netherlands · 09 Mar - 30 Mar 2019

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Huibert & Suzanne

Winand & Francoise are the most adorable, caring and perfect house sitters you could possibly wish for. While we were at the other side of the world, they

House & pet sitting reference · 21 April 2017


Former Dutch & UN diplomat Dr Winand Staring, regularly leading international missions in the Gulf region, and my French wife Francoise, love to take house & pets assignments in between projects, and during the summer.

Why we want to house sit

As pet lovers, we used to have pets around the house but now cannot have our old labrador Kika in due to frequent travels, who we miss a great deal. Fortunately, she found a cosy "retirement" home with good friends in The Netherlands.

Our experience

We always had pets around the house, and as diplomats we are used to move homes and take good care of them with responsibility and personal attention.

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry


November 2021
December 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

Winand 65+ and Francoise 65+
Diplomat and Art Adviser
With a partner