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We are a semi-retired married couple with part-time work on the internet. We have been married for 43 plus years; and we are non-smokers. As we had our first house sit back in December 2007, we have become quite experienced at house sitting. In scheduling house sits, we generally accept mid to long term house sits, with 3 weeks minimum; but sometimes we have taken short term house (1-2 weeks sits to fill-in our house sitting calendar). We are experienced in taking care of cats, dogs, birds, fish, as well as farm/ranch animals (horses, chickens, etc); and we can definitely walk dogs, once or twice a day as requested. We have also been trained in horse rugs, putting on and taking off rugs. Besides feeding chickens, we have let chickens out in the morning and made sure chickens are in at night. We feed the pets and farm animals as the owners request, according to the guidelines. We have experience in giving pets their medication as well as insulin shots. Having had our own cleaning business and sold it in the past, we do maintain and clean the home for the entire house sit (see our reviews). We also have much experience in managing Airbnb, with change over cleaning duties. We do have our own Telstra stick internet, if needed; and we trust it will work in rural areas. We also have had experience in solar power, with inverters, battery back up, and daily recording, as well as rain water tanks. We are careful with the use of power and rain water. We sometimes arrive by trains, buses, then walk, or get collected; and we have no problem walking for nearby shopping or taking buses or trains to shop. We know the importance of security and being at the house most of the time and especially at night. We have our own campervan; but we have been asked to occasionally use cars/trucks to have them driven: which we use wisely and sparingly. Please take note of our references on this site. We can have a face to face interview via internet. Enjoying gardening, we are quite happy to maintain gardens, potted plants, and do mowing. Furthermore, we have a policy once a commitment is made and booked not to cancel, unless of course there might be a definite significant health emergency. With exercise and healthy eating, though, we are in very good health. We can be found on Facebook exactly as written - George andYvette House sitters - with photos and video.