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Ozzie Nomads

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Age group:

55 plus


Recently retired professionals

Years active:

1 year

Preferred locations:

ACT NSW QLD Brisbane North, Brisbane South, Gold Coast, Ipswich and west Moreton, Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast SA All regions except Far North, Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula, Yorke and Mid North TAS VIC (full regions list)

Reply rating:

4.65 out of 5

More information about this house sitter

We retired and sold our small business mid-2019. Over the years we have travelled extensively in Australia and overseas. Now we want to spend time "living" in different communities and have found pet/house sitting is a wonderful way to provide this experience.
We are both fit and healthy, non-smokers, clean and tidy, security conscious and respectful of others property, belongings and privacy.
Since September 2019 we have enjoyed nine pet/house sit assignments in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Our assignments typically include dogs and cats, old and young, active and lazy, healthy and ailing. A couple of assignments have included rescue dogs which can be nervous around new people, particularly men. The longest it took for a rescue dog to be comfortable with Robert was three days. We have also looked after chooks, rabbits and fish. We make sure they get plenty of love, care and attention.
We have our own transport and are not travelling with a caravan or pets.
Prior to the covid19 outbreak we planned an extensive round-the-world trip from March-October covering travel and including four pet/house sit assignments in the UK. Our apartment in North Sydney was already rented when the Australian borders were closed so we are staying on the mid north coast of New South Wales until mid-October. We have undertaken a couple of short assignments in Sydney but will be available full time after mid-October.
We are Airbnb users and I have included these references with some pet/house sitting references.
We find it is best to have a chat with owners to see if we fit with what you are looking for to take care of your pets.
Denise & Robert Dunn

References - The House Sitters
HouseSitter Reference - 30/09/2019
Rob & Denise were the perfect housesitters. From first contact right thru to when I returned from my 3 week holiday they were excellent. We received regular updates on our 2 dogs which was our main concern and they looked after them as they were their own. The house was kept clean and tidy as well.
I wouldn't hesitate in using them again as for us they were exactly what we were looking for. 10 out of 10
References – Mindahome Australia
Review by Elizabeth Glasshouse Mountains Queensland
Rating: 5 star
Fantastic house and pet sitters. They took exceptional care of all our chickens, dogs and fish. Gardens were well cared for including our veggie garden. Gave us regular updates on our pets and made sure our holiday was relaxing knowing our home was in safe hands. Highly recommend Denise and Robert, would have them back again anytime.
Best skills: Pets well cared for, Followed instructions, Home neat and clean, Maintained garden, Punctual, Resourceful. 27/12019
Review by Sue Hanwood, New South Wales
Rating: 5 star
Denise and Robert were absolutely fantastic Housesitters and I would thoroughly recommend them.
Best skills: Pets well cared for, Followed instructions, Home neat and clean, Maintained garden, Punctual, Resourceful. 22 December 2019
Review by Kim Grovedale, Victoria
Rating: 5 star
Cannot recommend Denise & Rob enough. They are a lovely, friendly and reliable couple who took great care of my 2 dogs & elderly cat, to the point I think the animals missed them after they had gone! Arrived back to a clean home with food left for me!! Hope to get them back next year. Thanks Denise & Rob.
Best skills: Pets well cared for, Followed instructions, Home neat and clean, Maintained garden, Punctual, Resourceful. 21 December 2019
References - Airbnb
Donna Cross
Denise was a lovely guest to have stay in my apartment and left it very clean and tidy. Welcome anytime. May 2018
Danai Krokou
Denise and her companion were great guests. Easy going, respectful of the place and very interesting to talk to. They left the apartment in perfect condition and as clean and tidy as they found it. I recommend hosting them anytime and I hope I will have the pleasure to host them again in the future ! Definitely thumbs up! June 2017
Christina Hoffinger
Denise and her husband were great guests. It was very nice talking to them. They kept the apartment perfectly clean and tidy. I would welcome them back anytime again. September 2016
Lise Host
I had the pleasure to host Denise and her husband. They were lovely guests and treated my place with care and respect. I gladly give my recommendations. September 2016
Kjell Erik Hopland
Denise and her husband was great guests. Very friendly, polite, quiet and so nice to talk to. The communication was good all time. They left the flat absolutely clean and tidy, I could hardly see they had been staying there at all. I can highly recommend them as guests to any one, and they are more than welcome back another time. September 2016
Jan Baker
It was terrific to host Denise and Rob - they are the perfect guests. They were most considerate in letting me know their arrival time. They left the studio in excellent condition. It was hard to believe they had actually stayed. A bonus for me was their friendliness and willingness to stop for interesting chats. I also enjoyed the fact that they made the most of their short stay in Canberra. I do hope they come again. They will always be most welcome and there's heaps more to chat about. February2016

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