House, Rural Somerset, Dog & Hens, 1st Nov 2021 for 7/8 days

EddiesMum

House, Rural Somerset, Dog & Hens, 1st Nov 2021 for 7/8 days

  • Apply for House-Sit
  • Stockland Bristol , Somerset , United Kingdom
  • Posted 6 days ago
  • Duration: Approx 1 week
  • Date from: 2021-11-02
  • Date to: 2021-11-08
  • Pets: domestic dogs, hens
  • Property Care & Maintenance:

Description

I have to go away for a few days to a wedding and speaking engagement. So I need someone to come and stay with Eddie, my 8 year old rescue whippet/pointer cross and her four hen friends. We have spent the last few years as housesitters ourselves but have hung up our boots for a while to put down some roots. Eddie is a gentle soul who is timid around strangers but becomes the most graceful athlete when she’s off the lead in the fields around our home. Her four hens live in a large enclosure in the back garden and just need shutting in their coop at night and letting out in the morning and their food topping up.

Property Type: House (detached / semi-detached)
Responsibilities: Two meals and two walks a day for Eddie, Let the hens out at first light and put them to bed at dusk (if you wait until it is just dark they will have gone in the coop themselves so it's just a case of closing and locking the door). Ensure the hens have plenty of food and water. Collect any eggs (and eat them!!) Keep an eye on the house generally e.g. bad weather. Relax and enjoy yourselves!
Points of interest: Cafes & Restaurants, Beach, River, Pubs, Hiking Trails, Bush Walks
Things to know: Eddie is mainly on a raw food diet. This involves defrosting packs of minced meat, mainly chicken to ensure it's fully thawed for her mealtimes. She has two meals a day at breakfast and around 4pm and a walk after each - usually one longer walk and one shorter one which can be either way round to suit your plans for the day. She can be left 4-5 hours at home but will also come with you in the car if you are going anywhere nature based. She hates towns, crowds etc so isn't suited to those kind of outings. But a country walk or beach trip and she will happily come along for the ride. There are plenty of walks from the house or a short drive away. Eddie has her own place on the sofa and she has her own bed on the floor next to mine.
Property Type:
House (detached / semi-detached)
House-Sit Duration:
Approx 1 week
Date from:
2021-11-02
Date to:
2021-11-08
Things to know:
Eddie is mainly on a raw food diet. This involves defrosting packs of minced meat, mainly chicken to ensure it's fully thawed for her mealtimes. She has two meals a day at breakfast and around 4pm and a walk after each - usually one longer walk and one shorter one which can be either way round to suit your plans for the day. She can be left 4-5 hours at home but will also come with you in the car if you are going anywhere nature based. She hates towns, crowds etc so isn't suited to those kind of outings. But a country walk or beach trip and she will happily come along for the ride. There are plenty of walks from the house or a short drive away. Eddie has her own place on the sofa and she has her own bed on the floor next to mine.
Responsibilities:
Two meals and two walks a day for Eddie, Let the hens out at first light and put them to bed at dusk (if you wait until it is just dark they will have gone in the coop themselves so it's just a case of closing and locking the door). Ensure the hens have plenty of food and water. Collect any eggs (and eat them!!) Keep an eye on the house generally e.g. bad weather. Relax and enjoy yourselves!
Points of interest:
Cafes & Restaurants
Beach
River
Pubs
Hiking Trails
Bush Walks

Location

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