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Claire and Romain

The Sunny Pet Retreat

Houghton bay
2 times favorited
5 recurring guests
Last booked 6 days ago
Last contacted 8 days ago
Lives with 1 cat
Usually responds within few hours
2 h ago
Last activity
<4h
Response time
100%
Response rate
Doggy day care
Daytime care, at the sitter's home
25 NZD for each additional pet
45 NZD
/day
All services and rates

About Claire and Romain

What we offer

Away from the busy life of the CBD, we offer to pets a beautiful retreat in the quiet area of Houghton bay. Our outside north-facing deck offer plenty of occasion to enjoy the sun, and the sliding-door is always open to allow coming in and out depending on each pet's mood.

  • Cats and rodents will enjoy our cosy flat and the nearby deck for exploring around, maybe making friend in the neibourhood for cats?
  • For dogs, we do take them on our daily evening walks either on the scenic Lyall bay, the wild Houghton bay or walking in the bush of the Houghton valley. There is always a pit-stop for ball-throwing at one of the large green areas.

Who we are

We are a French couple in their 30s and we both love animals. Claire grew up on a farm with many animals, especially with 3 cats and a family dog who received tons of loves. Romain grew up in the countryside with a cat at home with which he shared 18 happy years.

We arrived in New Zealand in September 2019 and we've been cycling through the North and South island for 6 months. We've met many New-Zealanders, and their lovely animals. We are postivie people with good energies that the animal feels. Be it lost in Croatia or down in Te Anau, when we travel we always discover a cat who elected our tent as his new home or our bed as a perfect place for a 24hrs nap (Orange cat sleeping on one of the picture). We love caring and feeding animals and they usually pay us back with lot of love.

Our living place, style and work

We live in our flat just by ourself, and we do not have other pets at home. We both work full-time Monday to Friday, 9 to 5

  • Romain usually spend 4 days in the CBD and one at home.
  • Claire works 4 days at home and 1 in the CBD.
The Dalmatian on the pictures is sleeping next to us as we are writing those lines, show-casing our flat and our outside area.

Let's meet ?

We're looking forward to meet you and your beloved pet(s), and we'll enjoy taking great care of him/her/them.

Claire and Romain's services

At the sitter's home

Doggy Day Care
Daytime care for your dog at the sitter's home.
25 NZD for each additional pet
45 NZD
/day

At your home

Dog Walking
An experienced dog walker will pick up your dog from your home for a 30 min walk
15 NZD for each additional pet
30 NZD
/walk
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
50 NZD for two visits a day
30 NZD
/day
House Sitting
A sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
50 NZD
/night

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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Doggy Day Care
Jean, 2021-06-18

Claire and Romain took care of our little Labrador puppy at their place while we were moving house. They were so accommodating and flexible it really helped us at a pretty stressful time. Our puppy loved them so much, every time we drove up to their place he got so excited! We will definitely use their services again and highly recommend them to everyone else!

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Doggy Day Care
Jean, 2021-06-09

Claire and Romain took care of our little Labrador puppy at their place while we were moving house. They were so accommodating and flexible it really helped us at a pretty stressful time. Our puppy loved them so much, every time we drove up to their place he got so excited! We will definitely use their services again and highly recommend them to everyone else!

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Availability

Claire and Romain's Pets

Hicky
Cat

About Claire and Romain's Home

Accepted pets

Dog sex
Female & Male
Cats
all kinds
Small animals
rodents, rabbits, ...

Claire and Romain's home

An apartment
A medium outdoor area
Has no kids

Walking areas

Nearby off-leash dog area
Beach, City park & Forest

Skills

Specific Skills

< 1 years of experience

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Claire and Romain

Claire and Romain

The Sunny Pet Retreat

Houghton bay
Doggy day care
Daytime care, at the sitter's home
25 NZD for each additional pet
45 NZD
/day
All services and rates
Contact Claire and Romain

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards

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