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House Sitting Preferences
  • 0 - 1 week, 1 - 2 weeks, 2 - 4 weeks, 1 - 2 months
  • Dog(s), Cat(s), Fish, Bird(s), Farm Animals, Horse(s)
Preferred Locations
  • QLD: Brisbane, Central, Central Coast (Mackay & Whitsundays), Northern (Far North, Townsville), South Eastern  
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  • 2019: 26Dec-16Jan2020 | 2020: 15Apr-12May

Easy Carer

48, Rentals and share trader

I have 20 years experience house sitting the east coast by word of mouth from friends and a few years of very enjoyable house sitting with aussiehousesitters.
I enjoy all of the house sitting and helping out with caring for pets and house and garden maintenance and meeting people from around Australia.
Non smoker, non drinker, clean, trustworthy and reliable,
references and police check available.

The youtube video link site updates with examples of house sits.

Nang and Adreena, ~2 1/2, help with the house sits when they are here. Nang sometimes does paintings or snacks for the owners. The profile shows an example.

Experience with
-ducks, chickens, frizzles
-dogs chihuahuas, mini fox terriers, maltese, boxers, schnauzers, german shepherds (also plush coat, triple coat), cattle dogs, dalmations, labradors, kelpies, scottish terriers, wolf hound/stag hounds, ex army healing dogs, whippets, labradors, spanadors and experience of small and big dog parks
-cats burmese, gingers, apricots, siamese, tortoise shells, ragdolls, tabbies, tonkinese, fluffy greys, linx crosses and mixes
-snakes centralian bredli pythons
-fish tropical and fresh water aquariums, yabbies
-birds galahs
-horses (also retired race horses)
-houses from million dollar mansions to outback mining houses, suburban housing estates, management housing small farms 5-20 acres.

Reviews (13)
No rating This is the second time we've used Doune for housesitting. This time he brought along his wife Nang and little daughter Adreena. We highly recommend Doune and Nang. When we returned from our four week holiday the house was clean, the pets were happy and they even left us some baked goods and some original art that Nang had painted. Communication was great, both in the lead up to the house sit and while we were away. We feel absolutely confident leaving our house and pets in Doune and ... MORE
JACKIE AND JOHN (Townsville QLD, Jun 2018 - 3 weeks - 1 of 2 endorsements from this owner )
Dourne and Nang are a quiet respectful couple with a sweet 2 yr old. My ragdoll storm took a distinct liking to her the moment they arrived. There was a small issue with one of my cats getting into a difficult spot and they organised for my partner to go and help out. The house was beautiful and tidy and the animals were well cared for.
 
LEE-ANNE (Sandy Creek QLD, Dec 2019 - 1week)
Amazing, Highly Recommend Thank you so much
 
JESSICA (Bushland Beach QLD, Oct 2019 - 1.5 weeks)
We were really Happy with Doune and the way he cared for our 3 german shepherds and 3 horses. He also left our house neat and tidy.. He kept in contacted with us regularly.. Highly recommend.
 
RON (Eungella QLD, Jul 2019 - 10 days)
As Doune was our 1st house sitter we were a bit apprehensive, but we were very pleased indeed. Not only did Doune look after our pets and house as if they were his own, he also keep us updated as to how everything was going. I can highly recommend Doune for anybody looking for a reliable, honest house sitter. We will definitely be using Doune again when we travel.
 
DEBBIE (River Heads QLD, Apr 2019 - 2 weeks 4 days)
we had Doune, Nang and Adreena cared for our house and animals for 11 days. We had daily communication regarding the animals etc. When we arrived home the house was spotless and all dogs where bathed as was their bedding etc. We would highly recommend Doune and Nang to house sit. :)
 
NARELLE (Torrumbarry VIC, Jan 2019 - 1 week 3 days)
Hi Doune & family thank you, it was nice to come home to the animals well looked after & the house nice & clean. I would have now hesitation it highly commending you Shirley & family
 
SHIRLEY (Aulbury/Wodonga VIC, Dec 2018 - 2 weeks 6 days)
Thanks yes probably good to get out of all positives. Negs might be daily red back check 1 big near 1 cm per day, she said in house too, Orange cat can be agressive, scratches bites. Big one parent family so expect some cleaning etc. Jackson can be a bumbling nuisance but as mentioned in positives ... MORE
Doune and Nang looked after our home and our precious Dalmatians while we took a much needed holiday break. We cannot give enough praise to both Doune and Nang for the manner in looking after our property. We had a delay in returning home (due to illness) and Doune and Nang were able to accommodate our delay. How good it was to return home to a neat and tidy house, lovely home cooked meals and 2 very happy dogs. We hope we will be fortunate enough to have Doune and Nang house sit again. ... MORE
 
ASHLEY (Bowen QLD, Sep 2018 - 4 weeks)
No rating Very happy with the housesit Doune did for me. Animals were very well looked after. House was as I left it. Overall would recommend.
KIRSTY (Mount Pleasant QLD, Sep 2017 - 4 days)
No rating This was the first time that we used Aussie House Sitters and we were very pleased with both the website and with Doune as a house sitter. His communication was excellent, both in the lead up to, and during the house-sit. We have a dog, two cats, fish tanks, chickens and even a pet snake... so not a simple house sit, but Doune handled it really well. Prior to the sit, Doune was researching how to look after snakes so that he was ready for a new experience! While we were away Doune sent regular ... MORE
JOHN AND JACKIE CHAPPELL (Townsville QLD, Jun 2017 - 3 weeks - 2 of 2 endorsements from this owner )
No rating We were very impressed with Doune as a house-sitter. His communication was good, both in leading up to the house-sit and during the time we were away. We were sent regular photos of our dog Bella, who looked very content! Doune left the house very clean and the lawns were freshly mowed and the garden was neat and tidy. The neighbours spoke very highly of Doune. We would have no hesitation in recommending Doune to others or having him house sit for us again in the future.
SARAH (Railway Estate/Townsville QLD, Dec 2016 - 3 weeks)
No rating Doune recently housesat for us while we were away for 2 weeks. He also took care of our German Shepherd, Laika. On our return the house etc was left neat and clean and Laika was happy and relaxed. It was also good to have someone nearby who could do a short housesit when we require it. Thank you Doune and all the best for future housesits. Carol and Joe
CAROL AND JOE (Kelso/Townsville QLD, Sep 2016 - 2 weeks 1 day)
No rating I returned to my home after a five week holiday and found it to be in pristine condition. The garden was immaculate and my two little dogs were happy, fit, freshly bathed and in excellent health. Doune did a wonderful job of house sitting for me. I recommend him to you.
JEAN (Townsville QLD, Jun 2016 - 4 weeks)
 
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