Pet Sitter Needed
for three Dogs and one Cat
Bophut, Moo 1, Koh Samui Surat Thani,Koh Samui
heading back to the UK for Christmas and looking for
housecarers for our three dogs and cat.
is nestled in a Thai community and opposite a small
resort. The resort has a gym, swimming pool and
restaurant. You're welcome to use the facilities. It's
five minutes drive from the main road near to
Fisherman's village. It's a very safe area. Our house
has three bedrooms, two doubles and one single. The room
you'd be staying in has a private shower/toilet room
leading off from it and air con. The living room/kitchen
is light and airy and has a TV, DVD player and a big
settee. We have a washing machine and everything you'd
need in the kitchen. Our photos are from when we
had just moved in, so the house looks a bit different
now, hopefully better!
give you a printout of all our house info and local
recommendations before we go.
We have a
scooter that can be used if you already know how to
drive. However, I wouldn't suggest using it unless
you're really comfortable with it already, the roads can
be a bit crazy! We have a 7-seater GM Zafira automatic
car that can be used while we're away. However, it will
need to be maintained so that it's kept in a good
(Lola, Soi and Pepper) are only small so don't need
massively long walks. However, they do need at least one
a day. They also love swimming at the beach. We
originally got Lola from the local dog shelter, she was
a runt and wasn't eating very much because she couldn't
fight to feed. She had a few scabby months with ringworm
but otherwise was great. We then decided to get another
to keep her company. We saw a photo of Pepper from a
friend in Bangkok who rescues dogs from the dog meat
trade, we instantly knew we wanted her and started
sorted it out. However, she contracted distemper from
the kennel and had to spend two months there in a clinic
before she could be flown to Samui. In the mean
time...Lola used to play on the beach with Soi, who was
a loveable street dog. He seemed fine until one day I
saw him on the beach and he could barely walk and had
skin problems. He'd gotten tick fever and lost the use
of his back legs. I took him home and the plan was to
get him better and give him to our friend. But we fell
in love and ended up with three! All three are good
dogs, they're fine with our neighbour's children (8 &
10) and brilliant with our newborn daughter.
is happy as long as she's fed. She likes to go out a lot
and gets on fine with the dogs.
people who are interested in housesitting to come a day
or so early so that we can show you how we do things.
We'll assist as much as possible and pick you up/drop
you off at the airport.
are really comfortable with being left with new people
now as we've had quite a lot of housesitters come to
stay. They're well behaved (the dogs, that is), apart
from the odd bit of cheek, and love being around people.
We're happy as long as they're happy.
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