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

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Age
46 - 55 years
Availability
Sep 20,2017 My Calendar
Occupation
Writer/Photographer/Traveller
Gender
Male
Status
Single male
Term
3 - 6 Weeks, 6 - 8 Weeks, 2 - 3 Months, 3 + Months
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Hello!

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 (Shaw Media, CBC, etc). 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!

In 2015 looked after several properties with dogs and cats. I had three house sits in Nova Scotia, Canada (two cats, one dog), a four-month house sit in rural Ireland (with two cats) followed by two months in Scotland (one dog). In 2016 so far: two house sits in Nova Scotia (cats at both).

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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