Category Archives: "Dog-sitters"

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 […]

spend quality time with your dog
14 Jun, 2021

Spend quality time with your dog – 10 Ways

If you are a pet lover or petowner you know the joys of pet ownerships. Dogs especially are so interactive that they can be great fun. And yet how do you spend quality time with your dog? Here are 10 ways to consider, to help you get more enjoyment out of your relationship. How to […]

cavapoos
6 Jun, 2021

Cavapoos – 3 Things to know about the dog breed

If as a pet owner you have always loved dogs, you may already have a favourite breed. You may also have had one of the new cross breeds. Have you ever considered the Cavapoos as as breed? There are so many advantages to this friendly cross breed. Dog sitters note, read on to learn more […]

dog crate
4 Apr, 2021

Dog crates – How to choose the best ones for your pet

If as a pet owner you have a dog, you will likely have considered getting a dog crate on recommendation. If you are travelling with your dog then a dog crate can be essential. There are many reasons these are recommended today, and here below we are summarised the main ideas to help you. Different […]

move cross-country with a dog
23 Feb, 2021

Cross-country move with a dog – 5 Tips to prepare

Pet owners often move home with a pet or two in tow. A cross-country move with a dog can be more of a challenge.  Many of our clients at Housesitmatch.com tell us about their moving tales, sometimes emigrating for work, sometimes in retirement. Their pets care and well being is always a priority. Here are […]

dog parents
8 Dec, 2020

A Working Dog Parents Guide to Puppy Ownership

Have you ever hoped to own a puppy but hesitated about becoming dog parents? There may be various reasons for your hesitation. Read on to learn about the joys and an easy guide to becoming a pet owner. Then when your ready, go get your puppy. A Guide to Puppy Ownership for Dog Parents If […]

anxious dog
30 Sep, 2020

6 Calming Bedtime Routines for An Anxious Dog

Every pet owner worries when they realise their pet suffers from certain anxieties. If you are a dog owner sometimes those anxieties can be debilitating for your pet. Here are 6 top tips to help you manage your anxious dog and help you and your pet lead a less stressful life. How to manage an […]

family friendly dog breeds
9 May, 2020

Travelling with a dog? Read this blog

Homeowners with pets always tell us that they would much rather take their pets with them on holiday. Travelling with a dog can be easy, they are often quite portable in a car, and sometimes public transport. Other pets can be more difficult to transport and keep with you in a new environment. While most […]

pet tags
13 Mar, 2020

Personalized Dog Pet Tags That is Safe For Your Pet

At Housesitmatch.com we occasionally get asked by our members to share information about products. We have m any pet owners and especially dog owners among our membership. So we thought this article on personalised pet tags and how to choose the right ones for safety might be of use. Personalised Pet Tags That Are Safe […]

dog house sitter
19 Feb, 2020

Want to become a dogsitter? Here’s how

Many visitors to HouseSitMatch.com ask us how they can get on board, as either a pet homeowner or a pet housesitter. Some tell us I want to become a dogsitter early on. Most of the prospective housesitters have had dogs in their lives at one time or another and a remarkable number have been pet […]