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House Sitting Preferences
  • 2 - 4 weeks, 1 - 2 months, 2 months +
  • Dog(s), Cat(s), Fish, Bird(s), Rabbit(s)/Guinea Pig(s), Chickens/Ducks/Geese, Reptile(s)
Preferred Locations
  • Anywhere in New Zealand
  • NEXT 6 MONTHS    
  • 2019: 26Sep-20Oct | 26Oct-16Nov
  • On a house-sit right now

Dog Lover - Studying Computer Science

30, Environmental Engineer

Hey let's get serious here --- You want to enjoy a relaxing stress-free holiday without worrying about your home or whether your fur baby is getting enough cuddles! --- I bring experience, reliability, and maturity to your home, and I care for your pet as my own. Your happiness is my happiness!

Hi! My name is Arthur and I'm a professional environmental engineer from Canada. I'm in New Zealand studying, but I'm NOT here to party. I'm taking online courses in computer science and marketing, and I take my work very seriously. I'm up every day at 5am (weekends included). Serious!

This is perfect for you because I will be working every day from home, and will be there to take regular cuddle and walk breaks :)

My only requirement is a fast internet connection with a high data cap. My needs are simple!

I have my own vehicle so it's easy for me to get around and to come meet you in person ahead of time!

My other hobbies include yoga, meditation and photography.

I'm an experienced house sitter and dog carer - looking after a chocolate lab, bullmastiff, Alaskan huskies, African Ridgebacks, Irish wolf hound / black lab mix, greyhound, border collie, Irish setter, jack russell, a mix of 4 large rescue dogs, cats, alpacas, and chickens, in Canada, Australia and New Zealand! My references and numerous 5 star reviews speak for themselves :)

Very much looking forward to meeting you and your fur babies,

Reviews (10)
Arthur was a fantastic housesitter - we had no worries about leaving Pippa for the week. He communicated really well before the sit and was happy to send messages/photos during the week. Arthur is a super lovely guy, really relaxed. Highly recommended - thanks heaps Arthur :)
VICTORIA (Lynmore North Island, Sep 2019 - 5 days)
Arthur was amazing. He took me to the airport, which was fantastic. Milly loved him. He was very easy to get on with and very laid back. My two cats and Milly were very happy when I got back, I don't think they missed me at all. Thank you so much Arthur, it's always scary leaving my fur family.
JANET (Wellington North Island, Aug 2019 - 1 week)
Arthur spent 3 months taking care of our cat, home and garden during the winter season in our small and rather remote village located in The Marlborough Sounds. Arthur was very enthusiastic and motivated about housesitting for us from the outset and he was keen to communicate via phone and Skype before coming which was a great way for us to get to know each other. Arthur has a very calm, friendly and trustworthy disposition and our cat Tilly was evidently very well cared for! He sent us ... MORE
DEBBIE (Anakiwa South Island, Jun 2019 - 3 months)
Arthur was an excellent cat-sitter! He sent me regular updates including the photos of the cat and both of them together. He left the house clean and tidy, and the cat was happy and completely unphased when I came back, indicating that Arthur was a better company for her than me! :) Would be very happy to have him again if the dates match!
ELENA (Strathmore Park , May 2019 - 1 week 4 days)
We booked Arthur for our honeymoon in April, however asked him very last minute if he would mind taking care of our babies on a long weekend away. He sent us lots of pictures and Lulu (our dog) made best friends with him straight away. Our cat (who normally does not like people) even seemed okay with it! Arthur is such a lovely person and I felt comfortable and secure knowing that he was looking after our fur babies and our house :)
KIM (Leamington North Island, Apr 2019 - 1 week 4 days)
No rating Arthur impressed us with his thorough preparation for his housesit, visiting us prior to the date, asking for clarification about our expectations and confirming communication details. He kept us really well informed throughout our holiday and left our house clean and tidy and our animals well cared for.. We have no hesitation in recommending him to housesit. Thanks Arthur.
LIZ (Waipukurau North Island, Mar 2019 - 1 week 3 days)
It was lovely to meet Arthur, Highly recommended. He looked after our home and 4 dogs extremely well. We really appreciated the photos and updates. . Arthur is welcome to pop back here anytime.
NIKI & PAUL (Kaukapakapa North Island, Mar 2019 - 3 days)
Arthur is very easy going, clean and respectful. He sit an alarm on his phone to remind him to water the trees every evening and took wonderful care of our cat. Upon on return, the house was clean and tidy, sheets were in the wash, and he had even left us a little thank you gift even though we were the ones thanking him. Would certainly get him to sit again.
JENN (Papamoa North Island, Mar 2019 - 4 days)
Arthur was the best house sitter. He looked after Kynsa wonderfully and sent me little pictures of them playing on the beach together. He was a very interesting guy and a delight to be around. Would have him sit anytime!
SAMANTHA (Campbells Bay North Island, Feb 2019 - 2 days)
Thank you so very much Arthur, A great job house and dog sitting on such short notice. Our house was clean and tidy, and the "girls" loved your attention and walks. We can highly recommend Arthur for anyone who requires a an excellent house sitter. We hope to have you again if you are available.
DARWIN (Northland , Jan 2019)
Garden Maintenance

Green garden!

Make sure the garden and pot plants are thriving when you get back - get a house sitter.

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