We love animals, traveling, and meeting new people. We sold all our things to travel at the end of 2014 and began house sitting in 2015. We’ve had some incredible experiences throughout our traveling years, and we’ve connected with so many interesting people and animals! At the moment, we’re only doing sits in Toronto until the end of 2017, and then we’re looking at Central America, South America, and the Caribbean for the winter of 2018.
House sitting is perfect for us because we love animals. Each place we take care of, we treat like it’s our own. We used to only rent private places on AirBnb (and we still do between sits), but we like house sitting much better. Keeping someone’s home warm is more fulfilling, and we love being around furry friends! Plus, we believe that exchanging favours is better than exchanging money.
Through house sitting, we have gained experience caring for dogs, cats, and rabbits. We’re both animal lovers and vegetarians. We know that caring for a pet is more than filling the food bowl.
Over the years, we’ve also gained experience with handling crises. We’ve had to take animals to the vet, care for them through injury, and give medications. We also once dealt with a gas leak!
We’re both very neat (sometimes to a fault). We are responsible. We don’t smoke. We treat each house with respect and each pet with kindness. And we always make sure that the owners return to a clean, cozy atmosphere.
We prefer to form long-term relationships with the people we house sit for, which is why many of our sits are repeats. We are passionate about being loving companions for the pets you leave in our care.