Duties and Expectations:

  • To provide a caring and loving environment for your pets. 

  • We want to hand back your pets, sad to see us go, but pleased that you are home.

  • Maintaining a standard of care for your home and pets equivalent to your expectations.

  • We try to leave your house, gardens and all belongings in as good or better condition than when they were intrusted to us.  Often we are able to leave a touch of our art.

  • Take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety and security of your home, pets and belongings.

Tasks we can perform during our house sitting stays:

  • Pet Care

  • Cleaning and general housekeeping

  • Gardening and landscape maintenance

  • Garbage disposal and recycling

  • Pool and spa maintenance

  • Forwarding mail, phone messages, and important documents

  • Coordinating day help, such as gardeners and maids

  • E-mail or Skype communications as wanted or needed

  • Daily diary of household happenings


Each caretaking situation is a unique experience with its own individual needs.  We will complete, with the owners help, a thorough checklist of instructions, before the property is left in our care.  This will include, but not limited to instructions for the following items:

  • Pet care, feeding times, exercise schedules, favorite spots, grooming, vet visits, medication dosing, and idiosyncrasies.
  • Lawn and garden care, including the equipment used for these purposes and the maintenance of a sprinkler system.
  • Houseplant care, fertilizing and watering schedule.
  • Pool and spa maintenance and reading chemical levels.
  • Security cases and alarm systems.
  • Trash and recycling collection.
  • Visitors, maids, gardeners, trades people etc.
  • Where the electric panel box, main water shut off, and any other utility controls.
  • Emergency contact numbers.