Karen & Richard

Early retired animal loving couple looking for housesit

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Reviews (14)

Claire
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Thank you once again to Karen and Richard for doing such a great job of looking after our pets and home. They resolved a small issue with one of the dogs

  • dog
  • cat
  • poultry
Thurston, United Kingdom · 05 Mar - 12 Mar 2022
Claire
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Once again Karen and Richard did a great job of looking after the house and animals. Thank you and see you soon!

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  • poultry
Thurston, United Kingdom · 13 Feb - 16 Feb 2022
Jo
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Karen & Richard took very good care of the house and Timmy whilst I was away - Timmy was very happy when I got home. Karen & Richard were also very

  • cat
Snettisham, United Kingdom · 30 Dec 2021 - 03 Jan 2022
Margaret
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We met both Karen and Richard before the actual sit and it was obvious that my old dog Barney was very comfortable in their company. So much so that we felt

  • dog
Attleborough, United Kingdom · 10 Oct - 16 Oct 2021
Carol
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Rather late in posting this review but that is in no way to infer that we were not pleased with Karen or Richard, just me not knowing which way is up!

  • cat
La Tremblade, France · 17 Feb - 17 Apr 2020

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Jess
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When we have gone away Karen & Richard have always looked after our menagerie with the greatest of care & kindness. We never wanted to put the cats into a

House & pet sitting reference · 06 December 2017

About

Married for over 40 years with 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren. We decided to take early retirement from busy jobs in UK to retire to France 13 years ago and have enjoyed running a successful bed and breakfast for the past ten years

Why we want to house sit

We have always had pets in the home (dogs, cats, rabbits, tortoise, birds, fish, and even stick insects when our daughter was young!) However after recently losing our 15 year old dog we do not feel ready to have another. We have often

Our experience

We have always had pets in the family home and more recently kept chickens and ducks in the garden. We are now experienced housesitters, both in France and England, and have enjoyed caring for the homes, gardens, and pets of some lovely

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • birdBirds
  • small-petsSmall pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • France
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Karen 65+ and Richard 65+
Occupation
bank clerk and water engineer
Travelling
With a partner