Alba & Michael

Prof Couple on Sabbatical

Vancouver, BC, Canada
30 Reviews

2 external references

Reviews (30)

Jean and Cal

Alba and Mike recently stayed with our 2 golden retrievers and 2 wild kittens for 10 days. They were very easy to work with and were always prompt in

White Rock, BC, Canada · 08 Feb - 18 Feb 2020

Alba and Mike kindly offered to take on the task of looking after Molly the Beagle. They were easy to talk to on the phone and arrange the sit and were

London, United Kingdom · 16 Jan - 20 Jan 2020

Alba and Mike are excellent and experienced pet-sitters and our dog Flora was relaxed and happy on our return from a long 3 week trip. We were also delighted

London, United Kingdom · 15 Jan - 07 Feb 2020

Alba and Mike have become part of the family. I had a good time away and they spent a lovely Christmas with my cats and hens in France. They were happy to

Clermont-l’Hérault, France · 14 Dec - 29 Dec 2019

Alba was great to meet and share time with - before our trip away . The animals and house appreciated the thought and care Alba showed. I hope to meet Alba

Monflanquin, France · 09 Dec - 15 Dec 2019

References (2)


I have known and worked with Alba for over 11 years. She has been a good team player and also become a good friend. I also know her husband Mike and their

Employment reference · 08 August 2015


We are tidy, responsible, self-reliant and experienced long-time home owners, so we know how to deal with any surprises that might come up. We know you want peace of mind to enjoy your trip and of course we would alert you about anything

Why we want to house sit

We went on a work sabbatical from October 2015 until March 2016. Our three kids graduated university and we decided this was our "window" of opportunity before the weddings, grand kids, or limitations started dictating our plans. In the

Our experience

We have used house sitters ourselves (our house is one of the pix in our profile!) so we know what a good house sitter should do. We've now done 10 house sits in British Columbia, Spain, Ireland, the UK, and France. We're happy that most

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Birds


March 2021
April 2021
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Italy

Profile details

Alba 65+ and Michael 58
High Tech Consultant and High Tech Consultant
With a partner