We are now taking pet-/home-owner applications for the following months and places:
February / March 2015: Booked
April / May 2015: Perth / Bunbury / Mandurah
June / July 2015: Booked
August / September / October / November 2015: Taiwan / Hong Kong / Korea
December 2015: Perth
We prefer gigs that are between 4 weeks and 6 weeks in length. Do you have a place / know of anyone who requires awesome pet-/house-sitters like us? Have them contact us!
About Tanya and Andrew:
We are happily married, aged in our early and late thirties, West Australian and love to pet and house sit around the world!
In May 2014, little Zoe entered our life and is now apart of our travelling family.
Now there are three!
We left Perth, Australia at the start of November, 2011 and have been travel blogging and house-sitting our way through Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Taiwan and Singapore since then.
Andrew works part time computer programming for an Australian education software company, Moodle. Tanya writes part time on this travel blog where I document everything we do, see and eat as we travel the world.
As we work during the day we are often around the house more than other house-sitters would be. Not only will your pet(s) have us around most of the time but so will your property.
We are both animal people, Tanya prefers cats as they are easier to look after and generally enjoy her cuddles. Andrew prefers dogs as he likes to go out running with them. Birds, sugar gliders and guinea pigs are also fine too!
Tanya had a beautiful kitty cat for over fourteen years, so she knows how to care for cats well. It was a very sad time when Saki passed away. Andrew grew up with dogs so he knows how to look after dogs.
Between the two of us, over the years, we have looked after cats, dogs, chickens, fish, goats, rabbits, sugar gliders… the list will hopefully go on. We love animals. House-sitting gives us the chance to visit places we may never have gone and to make some new furry friends!
We still own a property in Perth, Western Australia. The apartment is rented out while we are travelling the world. Prior to our current property we renovated and sold another apartment. We are handy with tools and can deal with anything that needs repairing.
We do like having a home and we like to travel but sometimes these just don’t mix. This is where house-sitting works for us as we get to enjoy the best of both worlds.
Your home will be treated with the utmost respect as if it were our own home.
We respect your requests and your privacy. If you have a scanner on your property, we can scan and email the envelopes of your mail and email them to you. We would then await your instructions as to whether you want anything opened or just left until you return.
We typically email an update to the owners once a week. These can be more or less often if you prefer. Along with the email updates, we are contactable by skype and local mobile / cell phone number.
We respect your home like it is our home. We will not venture into any parts of the house that we should not be in.
Find Out More
To find out more about why we should be your next house-sitters, click through the links below.