Welcome to Our House Sitting Profile
Hi we are Nat & Jodie, full-time international house sitters since early 2013. Originally from
Australia, we now travel the world looking after people's pets and homes while they are away. 

This is a lifestyle we know we are born to do, evidenced by the fact that we have enjoyed over
97% back-to-back house sits since 2013. And yes we always take house sits with pets... 
they are THAT important to us! 

We work online each day, so that does mean we need good, high speed and preferably 
unlimited internet. It also means we will be home with your fur babies nearly the entire time,
giving them loads of cuddles and love. 
Our Backgrounds
Jodie spent over a decade Managing Resorts & Apartment Hotels in prime destinations around Australia.
Nat enjoyed 13 years in the Australian Federal Police. Seven years of that was spent in VIP Protection looking after the Australian Prime Minister, the Immigration Minster, and Heads of Government & Royalty from all over the world. 
**Your privacy and the security of your home and possessions are of utmost important for us. 
Nat also held a Top Secret security clearance for many years. 
Our 2017 Sits & References
Due to the sheer volume of our house sits and references, we have broken them down into years.
You are welcome to view all of our previous sit details & references in the section below titled
'Previous Years''
Sept 2017   San Diego, United States
Looking after Delilah the Pitbull X & Kai the Mix

We had the honor of Nat and Jodie staying in our San Diego home and watching our fuzzy babies while we traveled abroad. We vacation often for 2 weeks at a time and have no children. Leaving our fuzzy kids is tough, especially leaving them with someone you've never met. I've been picking sitters now for almost 10 years. The task is never easy when looking for someone to care for your animals almost as much as you do. To care for your house as much as they would for themselves. To trust and to be at ease when leaving is no easy task. I have had really great sitters and have had really bad ones.

When Nat and Jodie inquired about my House/Pet sitting Post, I knew they were the ones. The very first thing I noticed about them like no other sitter is that they are an open book. They tell you everything in their message, their profile, all their many references and their social media. They lay it all out for you to see who they are, where they are, where they've been and all the wonderful animals they have taken care of. Huge, to me. When we got in touch it was like they were old friends. We emailed, we Zoomed (Face Timed) a couple of times. They had many questions and answers. It was a no brainer.

We weren't able to meet them due to us leaving earlier than they arrived but the transition was still smooth. My good friend greeted them and told me they immediately got on the floor with the pups. My friend loved them, as well, and let me know that they were definitely in good hands. We kept in touch here and there via What's App. Sending updates, pics, videos etc.. Nothing better to be half across the world knowing your most beloved possessions are in amazing hands.

Nat and Jodie greeted us upon our return. It was so nice to finally meet them face to face. We chatted a bit and then they were off to their next destination, after amazing hugs goodbye btw. I must add, they took full responsibility of their travels coming and going. We only did train pick up and drop off.  As we began to unwind from our long journey back I noticed something. The house was immaculate. It was cleaner than we left it. I couldn't find one thing wrong, broken, missing, even moved! It was like we never left, in a good way. Our backyard received some major love, as well. It was mowed, raked, swept and watered! It looked pristine. What a treat! The pups were happy and in great shape and to be honest, really missed the girls.

I would highly recommend Nat and Jodie. Not only are they the depiction of Professional Housesitting they are lovely couple who I hope to see again real soon. Your house, car, pets will be in very trusting hands. Responsible, caring, solid people that I would like to call my friends.

I am more than happy to chat with anyone with questions.

Shannon Foley
May - Sept 2017   Guanajuato, Mexico
Looking after 2 rescue dogs, Mona & Lisa
High altitude in Sierra Mountains
REFERENCE - Coming Soon
Jan - April 2017   Rural Quebec, Canada
Looking after 2 cats, BlackGirl & SandyGirl
House in Rural area over the winter period

"My husband and I had Natalie and Jodie house sit and look after our 2 cats this past Winter for 3.5 months.  We've had many house sitters in the past who were good, but Natalie and Jodie surpassed all our expectations. 

Not only did they keep our cats happy and healthy, they kept our house in lovely order.  They took care of any and all problems that arose, from turning on the generator when the power failed to shovelling tons of snow from the end of the driveway, to starting our old pickup for us monthly.

We returned home to two very content cats, a wonderfully clean home, walkway, garage, and a delicious homemade meal.

We would highly recommend Natalie and Jodie to anyone who wants to spend a carefree time away from home." 

Brian and Sharon
Dec-Jan 2017  Montreal City, Canada
Looking after Yunus the Rescue Cat
Inner city apartment
REFERENCE - Our cat loved them!

"Natalie & Jodie are just adorable, the best to take 
care of your house and/or non-human children. 
Since the first email we got from them, we felt their love for pets. After we read some of their references, and about their international house sitting academy, we realized that they are professionals with tons of experience worldwide. Honestly, we felt lucky that they answer our post. After our first Skype call, we felt we could become very good friends. The day Yunus, our cat, met them he felt an instant connection. He started following them around, playing & he even slept with them. 

Natalie and Jodie are clean, responsible, caring & easy to adapt to any city, country or weather. They are the best people to take care of your non-human children."  

Erika & Pepe

A Few Highlighted References
2013   South West France
"Jodie and Nat came to housesit for us from April to August 2013. They had a lot of responsibility as our home is a large house with considerable grounds, and we also asked them to look after our three large dogs (two Bernese Mountain Dogs and a Husky X) as well as to manage our staff. 

In addition they took care of several groups of guests who came to stay in our luxury holiday accommodation. 

We chose Jodie and Nat from many dozens of applicants because their joint experience in hospitality and security seemed to be the perfect fit for our home. On interviewing them on Skype, their warm personalities and intelligence shone through and we jumped at the chance to take them on. 

It was evidently a good decision, for Jodie and Nat fulfilled the role magnificently and in fact far exceeded our expectations. 

We had an enormous list of instructions, which they followed to a T. When things happened outside of our enormous list, they dealt with each issue professionally and successfully, keeping us informed at all times. 

Our dogs were loved and kept happy and healthy, our newly renovated home was exactly as we had left it 4 months earlier (even all the cutlery, saucepans and plates were in the same places, I don't know how they managed it!), our guests and staff were very happy (in fact they adored them!), and everything had been meticulously managed. 

I was nervous about having people live in our home as we have just finished a 5-year renovation, and our house is full of rare furniture including centuries old antiques and unusual contemporary items and even our kitchen was only recently fitted, but I had no need to worry as everything was kept safe and in order. My houseplants, Im shamed to admit, look far healthier now than when I left. There is not a scratch or even a broken plate. 

We are both truly astounded at the amazing job Jodie and Nat did and would have them back in a flash. 

I believe they are our 6th house-sitters (we've employed both professional caretakers and Trusted House Sitters) and they have been by far the best. 

If you are considering taking them on as house-sitters, I would snap them up as I doubt you will find anyone to compare. They are such warm and loving characters, and we are delighted to say that we now consider them our friends and look forward to watching their lives blossom online." 

Jeremy Davenport

2013 & 2015   Barbados, Caribbean
"Jodie & Nat came to house sit for us at our home in Barbados for 7 weeks whilst we visited 
friends and family back in the UK. They are both lovely warm, friendly people with a great sense of humour and extremely high standards and we can only add to the amazing and
well deserved references they already have. 

Jodie and Nat didn't disappoint, they were brilliant. 

We came back to an immaculate, house,
 garden, pool and car which we know is no easy task in this very difficult tropical climate and 
more importantly our beloved cats had clearly been very well looked after and were very 
contented and happy. Jodie and Nat even cooked us dinner the night before we left and 
again on our return which was really lovely.

Our holiday was enjoyable because we had peace of mind knowing everything was being
taken care of. Jodie and Nat kept in regular contact with us by email and even sent us
photos of our 'furry friends'. 

We certainly cannot recommend them highly enough and very much hope they will return 
next year to look after our home and pets once more." 

Val & Rob Crawford
2015 & 2016   Breckenridge, Colorado
"I had the opportunity to watch Natalie and Jodie in action before engaging them to
housesit for us. They took care of the neighbors dogs for two months last year. Since my
house overlooks the neighbors, I had a chance to see them taking the dogs out in all types
of weather ( Colorado mountains in April and May can throw a lot of snow, rain, wind and everything else at you). 

They really did an exceptional job of getting the dogs out to the dog park, and for daily
walks or hikes. I also got to observe the care they took of the house & car. We were lucky
to get to know them during their stay, going out for several hikes & joining them for several meals. So when the opportunity presented itself to have them watch our place for a couple
of months, we jumped at it.

Since our dog is a rescue and is a little over-bonded to us, they came a few days early to get him used to the idea of new folks in the house. He loved having his two moms around. So much so that when we came back, he wanted to go off with Jodie instead of me ( they had stayed an extra week at a neighbors house to care for his dog) when we saw them around several times. 

Our dog is always our highest priority, but the house and cars were immaculate when we
came home. While we were away, they would send list of the mail received and scan
anything we needed open. We have already arranged for them to come back again
next year for two months. 

Enough said." 

Jim and Travis
Our Previous Years Sits & References
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Our Passion Projects
We have been developing products to assist new & experienced house sitters for many years.
We have worked with a number of house sitting platforms and other entities
to ensure the house sitting fraternity maintains the highest quality sitters possible.
A course helping new house sitters get started the right way
We hosted the world's first House Sitting Summit with
60+ sitter interviews
OUR MAIN PROJECT - The House Sitting Academy - the definitive online course on international house sitting + 
Inner Circle Private Referral Network
Our Amazon best selling book on traveling the world with house sitting
Providing tools & training for traveler's to earn an online income
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References From Other Sitters
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