Category Archives: "Pet-sitters"

Kelly Hayes-Raitt loves petsitting
6 Nov, 2022

Love petsitting – It was love at first lick

This is our 2022 Housesit Match Blog Competition Winner, written by Kelly Hayes-Raitt relays her experience as an American professional woman housesitting in Mexico. Through this first housesit assignment and subsequent returns, she discovers her love of petsitting. Read on to learn how she cared for a dog called ChaCha in Ajijic, Mexico and learned to […]

housesitting a menagerie
3 Nov, 2022

Housesitting a menagerie

In this 2022 Housesit Match Blog Competition entry by Anel Ryan you will learn about the experience of two sitters housesitting a menagerie in Mexico. Read on to learn how they cared for a wide range of pets in a beautiful ranch in Chapala Mexico. The theme of this year’s blog competition was ‘Tell us […]

chicken sitters
3 Nov, 2022

How to be good chicken sitters while housesitting

In this 2022 Housesit Match Competition Runner Up blog by Robert Bull you will learn about the experience of two intrepid chicken sitters. Read on to learn how they cared for a whole chicken coup and saved two chickens who didn’t make the pecking order. The theme of this year’s blog competition was ‘Tell us […]

pet security
29 Oct, 2022

Pet security and wellbeing – The ultimate guide

As pet owners we all fear that our animals will fall unwell, will get lost, or be taken when we are not there to protect them. There are ways to manage these risks and to ensure that they are well looked after even if we are not the ones managing their pet security or well […]

rabbit care
14 Oct, 2022

Rabbit sitter or rabbit owner – Rabbit care essentials

If you are a pet owner who loves and owns rabbits, or a rabbit sitter who prefers rabbits as petsitting charges, read on. In this blog we offer some essential notes on rabbit care that you need to know. Rabbits are intelligent creatures and make wonderful pets. However, their care notes are important to understand […]

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 […]