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Gold (24mths)
House Sitting Preferences
  • 0 - 1 week, 0 - 1 week, 1 - 2 weeks, 2 - 4 weeks, 1 - 2 months, 2 months +
  • Dog(s), Cat(s), Fish, Bird(s), Rabbit(s)/Guinea Pig(s), Chickens/Ducks/Geese, Farm Animals, Horse(s)
  • Yes
  • We both grew up on dairy farms and were hands on and ran a productive lifestyle block for 11 years.

Preferred Locations
  • Anywhere in New Zealand
  • NEXT 6 MONTHS    
  • 2022: 6May-4Jun | 4Jul-29Jul 2022: 11Aug-20Aug | 1Sep-30Sep
  • On a house-sit right now

Lifestyle and Farm Experienced

67, Retired

67, Retired Builder

Hi there we are a retired couple (trebl vaxed) with a wide variety of experience caring for farm animals and pets. We both grew up on farms and owned a lifestyle block stocked with everything from horses, chickens, ducks, pigs, sheep and nurse cows. A highlight during this time was our Golden retriever Kennels and Rag doll cats. This was some time ago now and as pets dont live as long as we'd all like them to we don't have any pets currently but do understand only too well the dilemma of trying to get away on holiday and leaving them in safe hands. We are traveling NZ with our caravan exploring all the walkways, cycle ways, boating and fishing this wonderful country of ours has to offer and look fwd to hearing from you if we sound like a good fit for you.

Reviews (7)
No rating Gail and Gary were great. They maintained my property well and really took care of my dog Cooper who ended up needing some extra care. They communicated with me on a regular basis and kept everything stress free. I would absolutely recommend them as being fabulous house sitters and would ask them to house sit again.
ROBYN (Coromandel North Island, Apr 2022 - 3 weeks)
Thanks Robyn we would love to come again.
Excellent sitters. We came home to a beautifully clean home, green mown lawn and most importantly a very happy and a content pussycat. Communication was effortless and very quick. Would recommemt Gail and Gary to others and also have them to housesit again for us. Thank you.
WENDY (Nukahau North Island, Feb 2022 - 2 weeks)
Thankyou you are very welcome!!
Gary and Gail were fabulous housesitters and lovely people - they looked after the animals so well, watered the garden and even mowed the lawn, which made a big difference for me coming back. It was nice being away and knowing I didn't need to worry about anything back at home.
DEBBIE (Te Horo North Island, Jan 2022 - 1 week 6 days)
Gail & Gary made our holiday an absolute breeze.. They took excellent care of our home, plants and animals. Communication was excellent, and we really appreciated the opportunity to meet prior to our departure. Thanks again Gail & Gary, we would love to have you housesit for us again in the future.
JACQUI (Paraparaumu Beach North Island, Dec 2021 - 9 days)
Fantastic couple. Gail and Gary came to visit a couple of weeks before hand so they could see the property and meet the pets. They were so easy to talk to and I went away with no concerns as our animals bonded quickly. Gail and Gary did an incredible job looking after the pigs, hens, cat, dog and vegetables in the tunnel house, We came home to a beautifully tidy and warm house. Since they left I have found a number of things they have done which were beyond what we expected. We have no ... MORE
DIANA (Hokitika South Island, Jul 2021 - 1 week 4 days)
Thankyou guys it was our pleasure
No rating Fantastic house and dog sitters. Made it so easy for me to leave with no concerns at all. Can't wait for you to come back. Leo and Rosie miss you both.
KERRY (Foxton Beach North Island, Mar 2021 - 14 days)
Gail and Gary were excellent sitters they came visits before our actual sit to get to know our pets and animals. The house and gardens were well looked after. A lovely couple and we had no problems leaving our lifestyle block in their hands will definitely have them back again and definitely recommend.
GAYLENE AND MERV (Opotiki North Island, Feb 2021 - 3 weeks 6 days)
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