Melissa & Chris

Female couple--responsible, experienced, good with animals

Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., US
14 Reviews

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Reviews (14)

Kristin

Melissa and Chris are amazing. We are very picky about our dog sitters, and we chose them because they have been doing this for a long time and track your

Seattle, WA, US · 21 Jul - 28 Jul 2021
Trent

Melissa and Chris were awesome in every way. They were great at communicating updates, offered to arrive early or late if our flights changed, and they kept

Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., US · 28 May - 01 Jun 2021
Natalie

Melissa and Chris looked after our cat Robin and our apartment for about 10 days over New Years, and we could not have been happier with them. They were both

Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., US · 28 Dec 2019 - 07 Jan 2020
Rachel

Melissa was great. There were some issues with the WiFi and she was without it the first night. She was understanding and easily worked with our neighbor

Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., US · 12 Oct - 14 Oct 2019
Megan

Melissa and Chris are terrific housesitters! They are clearly experienced pet sitters and projected such calm, easy confidence as we introduced them to our

Maple City, MI, US · 03 Sep - 28 Sep 2019

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Nora

Melissa stayed at my house for two and a half weeks while my husband and I were on our honeymoon. She was absolutely terrific -- including taking care of

House & pet sitting reference · 09 June 2014

About

We are a pair of freelance editors and world travelers who enjoy experiencing new places and new cultures. After living for many years in Washington, DC, USA, we traded our settled life for one as full-time travelers.

Why we want to house sit

We enjoy traveling slowly and experiencing a place as the local residents do, not as tourists. Housesitting allows us to do that. It also lets us do other things we enjoy, such as cooking and gardening. We both love animals, but our nomadic

Our experience

We are experienced house sitters who will care lovingly for your home, possessions, animals, and garden while you are away. We have been homeowners ourselves, so we know how to keep a house clean and well maintained. We are also both animal

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Livestock

Availability

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

Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
Melissa 46 and Chris 57
Occupation
freelance editor and freelance editor
Travelling
With a partner