Michael & Donna

Hi! We're a pair of educators with an inkling for travel and a love of animals.

Santa Barbara, CA, US
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Stephen
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This was Michael's second time looking after our house and dog. Things went very smoothly. He gave us regular updates about Trixie and other things. He even

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Tacoma, WA, US · 22 May - 07 Jun 2022
Brandt
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Michael took great care of our two cats and our home. He sent us thoughtful messages during the exchange which was amazing and reassuring. While we didn't

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Portland, OR, US · 08 Mar - 10 Mar 2022
Matthew and Cheryl
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We were fortunate to have Michael stay at our house and watch after our 4 cats for this past week! He was super personable and reliable - really as good as

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Bonney Lake, WA, US · 26 Feb - 05 Mar 2022
Stephen
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On the very cusp of Michael returning for another house sit I discover I hadn't submitted a review from his week-long sit in February. My apologies. Just the

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Tacoma, WA, US · 17 Feb - 25 Feb 2022
Kathy
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It was a great experience having Michael and Donna for our first sit. Rosie’s special needs were met with gentle care. We appreciated the daily updates

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Tacoma, WA, US · 27 Sep - 03 Oct 2021

About

Michael recently retired from a long career as a school and district principal/superintendent and plans to make several trips this year, primarily to Tacoma to visit our son, daughter-in-law and grandson. Donna will teach this year in

Why we want to house sit

We make frequent trips in order to explore new places and visit family and friends. House and pet-sitting is a good way to make these trips more affordable and pleasurable. We have cared for friends' pets while they were away and have

Our experience

We have "sat" for dogs, cats, hamsters, mice, fish, frogs, guinea pigs and lizards over the years for friends and families. Home owners for thirty years, we have looked in on neighbors' homes when they were away. We also have swapped houses

Pet care experience

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

Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
Michael 61 and Donna 60
Occupation
School Administrator and Second-grade teacher
Travelling
With a partner