Category Archives: "Dog-sitters"

loose leash dog training
18 Apr, 2023

Loose leash dog training – How to do it well

Dog owners know that their dogs have to be trained. And as an experienced petowner you know also that there are different ways of training them to behave for safety and control in public and at home. This is especially important if you take your dog outdoors for road walking. Read  this blog to learn […]

fun house and petsitting
7 Nov, 2022

Fun house and pet sitting experiences

In this 2022 Housesit Match Blog Competition entry by Tiera St Claire  you will learn about the experience of the fun house and pet sitting experiences of a retired pet lover. During her petsitting assignments she has drawn great pleasure from the pets and the locations where she cares for them. Read on to learn […]

how to care for a dog
5 Oct, 2022

How to care for a dog – Key facts

Pet owners everywhere will try to care for their pets as best as they can. If you are a new dog owner you want to learn how to care for a dog as quickly as you can. Read on to learn the key fact you need to know. How to care for a dog: Key […]

5 Oct, 2022

Treat a sick dog at home – Here’s how

Whether you are a petowner or a pet sitter you need to be mindful of the state of health of the dogs in your care. Here are some top tips on how to assess the health of the dog in your care and if appropriate how to treat a sick dog at home. However, we […]

how to keep a dog healthy
27 Sep, 2022

How to keep a dog healthy – 5 Tips

Every pet owner takes on that responsibility because they love the pet. dogs in particular take a great deal of care and they need attention in many ways. In this article we offer 5 top tips on how to keep a dog healthy and looking great through practical and regular routines for their care and […]

housesitting Ile de France
14 Sep, 2022

Housesitting Ile de France and losing myself in the country

It’s long been an ambition of mine to find the right housesitting opportunity and lose myself in the French countryside. This September I escaped home obligations for a short while and tried housesitting Ile de France.  This peaceful rich agricultural landscape is in the heart of the Brie and Champagne region of North Central France. A […]

23 Aug, 2022

How to manage pet illness on a housesit

Through Lamia Walker, the owner and passionate founder of HouseSitMatch, we happily accepted a pet sitting assignment from a pet owner in Budapest, Hungary. This is the story of how we were faced with a difficult situation – how to manage pet illness on a housesit. Read on to learn how we found a way […]

live-in dogsitting
9 Jul, 2022

Live-in dogsitting and rescue animals

For those dog lovers looking to get into live-in dogsitting, it can help to go into caring for rescue animals. This is based on having taken advice and listened to the perspectives of experienced live in dog sitters. Caring for dogs while housesitting can sometimes be a challenge. This is especially true as our dog […]