Trusted, Experienced Pet and House Sitter Ready to Take Care of Your Home

Username TravelWriter  

46 - 55 years
Jun 23,2024 My Calendar
Single male
1 - 6 Days, 7 - 21 Days, 3 - 6 Weeks, 6 - 8 Weeks, 2 - 3 Months, 3 + Months


My name is Doug Murray and I'm a very experienced house and pet sitter. I'm a writer by trade and I travel extensively.

My income comes from remote work for some of Canada's largest media companies. I started house sitting more than a decade ago by taking care of the homes and pets of friends and family. It has now become a lifestyle! Running a writing/consulting business on the road means I have to be very responsible and dependable -- which applies equally to house sitting. I'm active and walk and cycle as much as I can. If you have a dog that likes to be walked, I'm your guy!

I've looked after homes (some repeats!) in Scotland, Ireland, Canada, Belgium, Mexico and Guatemala. 

What I can offer you:

- Top notch care for your home and love for your pets

- Regular house and yard maintenance including looking after gardens

- The ability to take care of minor problems around the house

- Direct contact with as many references as you'd like

- Quiet, non-smoker who works from home

- Regular reports if required

- Canadian citizen with class 5 drivers licence with a spotless record

As for me, my needs are basic. Dependable internet access and the ability to walk/cycle for groceries. My preference is for longer house sits, but I will consider short ones if I'm available.

Many of my house sits are with regular clients, and they can attest to my skills and trustworthiness.

I am always available by , phone or should you want to discuss a potential house sit. Contact me for additional references and I will put you in direct contact with homeowners I've worked with.

If you're looking for someone who is experienced, respectful, trustworthy and an animal lover, you've found him!

Doug Murray

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