Category Archives: "Pet-sitters"

London house sitting
12 Oct, 2021

London house sitting – London calling!

Many long term housesitters and petsitters will tell you they love either rural housesits or city housesits. London house sitting can have a remarkable draw for both types of housesitter. Housesitting in London offers a fantastic diversity of experiences, including and most importantly pet care, for animal lovers, and an exciting urban setting.  Read on […]

top dog sitting tips
23 Sep, 2021

Top dog sitting tips for beginners

If you are starting out on your petsitting journey either as a housesitter and petsitter take a look at these dog sitting tips. They are offered to help you prepare yourself for dog minding in the absence of the pet owner. Take these tips into consideration as you prepare for your dog sit assignment. Top […]

feeding dogs
16 Sep, 2021

Why dog nutrition in a well balanced diet is critical

As a pet owner and especially a dog owner you will be involved in dog nutrition on a daily basis. Getting dog nutrition right is a vital part of a dog’s well balanced diet to help manage the dog’s well being. This article will walk you through all you can do to ensure your dog […]

dogsit
11 Sep, 2021

Dog sit – What does it mean and where can you go?

Are you a pet owner or more importantly a dog owner? Have you had to leave your dog at home or in kennels when you travel? Then you’ll know about dogsitting, dog minding and dog kennels. However, whether you have paid for these pet sitting services or not you may not know what the term […]

are all orange cats male
30 Aug, 2021

Are all orange cats male? Things to consider

Many of our housesitters and petsitters send us photos for our funny pet photo competitions. In addition we get all kinds of ginger cat descriptions and names from our pet owners when they post petsitting assignments. So it was no surprise when at Housesit Match we realised that a lot of the orange cats featured […]

dogsitters near me
27 Aug, 2021

Dogsitters near me – Is this what you need?

Every dog owner needs dogsitters at some point in their pet ownership lifetime. Your search may start your picture of the ideal petsitter or indeed a feeling you get when you meet and talk to the dog minder. And you might first look up full time professional petsitters who live in your locality. Or consider […]

live in dogsitter
26 Aug, 2021

What is a live in dogsitter? Find out more

At HousesitMatch we truly believe that to have a live in petsitter and housesitter is a great arrangement. The sitter moves in to your home, by arrangement, and they stay while you are away to look after your pets and your property for free! So when people ask us what is a live in dogsitter, […]

dogsitters tips
25 Aug, 2021

Dogsitters Tips – Dog’s body language and how to read it

Every pet owner who has owned a dog knows that it takes time to learn the personality and behaviour of their dog. Here is a blog with a number of dogsitters tips to understanding a dog’s body language. It will help you fast trach your understanding of what your dog is doing and thinking.  And […]

dog sitters check list
20 Aug, 2021

Dog sitters check list – Why a puppy bites fast

As every pet owner knows puppy training needs to start early. Then as every dog sitter learns quickly the training needs to be consistent with the pet owner’s, and must address the biting. And top of the dog sitters check list is managing puppy biting as many of us have learned to our detriment. always […]

ready for the petsitter
16 Aug, 2021

Is your dog ready for the petsitter – Petowner Guide

Pets are adorable and to many of us they are like family. Looking after the pets when we are away can be a challenge. However, preparation and planning will help you consider and choose options suitable for our pet. Whether you choose a live in dogsitter, or dog home boarding we can help you get […]