We have two small dogs, Fitzn and Kiki D , they are beyond adorable and will need someone who loves dogs to come cuddle and love them for 12 days while we are away. We are in Southern Alberta and minutes from many lakes and rivers. 45 minutes away from Fernie BC with owns a world class ski resort which is summer is excellent for hiking. We are 35 minutes away from Castle mountain also and Waterton Lakes National Park is only about 1 hours from our front door!! and 1 hour away from our front door. We own a beautiful older home with a very efficient wood burning stove and loads of wood if the weather is chilly. We have all the ammenites, dish washer , washer, dryer etc. We are 2 hours south of Calgary AB. It has an international aiport and you would need to rent a car to come down , we could provide a vehicle however the right house sitter chosen would have to discuss this with us. We have beautiful views of the mountains and with in walking distance of trails for hiking. We never know for sure what the weather will be however September is typicallly beautiful , hot and sunny. There are several bars and restaurants through out the Crowsnest Pass as we are a string of 5 townships. Plenty of historical sights and wonderful people to meet!! We would be happy to have you arrive early and you can stay on a bit later if it suits your travel.