Category Archives: "Pet-sitters"

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 […]

dogsitters, housesitters, pet sitters
8 Sep, 2022

House-Sitting – To Pay or Not To Pay

In house sitting circles to pay or not to pay for house sitters is a hotly debated issue. At HouseSit Match we promote free housesitting, as an exchange of services, free pet and housesitting for free accommodation. Read on to learn both sides of the argument and why we are on team free house-sitting. Free […]

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 […]

dogsitting in London
21 May, 2022

A quick dogsitting in London guide

If you are dogsitting in London, you best explore a few tips and tricks below to bear in mind when minding dogs in a housesit. These helpful hints are drawn from personal experience of dogsitting in the capital. Read on to learn more. Minding dogs in the capital – the dogsit For people who have […]

new puppy
30 Mar, 2022

New puppy? How to get a home ready

If you are keen to get a new dog, and more especially a puppy read this blog. You need to prepare in more detail for a new puppy. Experienced pet owners know the critical steps that need to be taken to get a home ready. Here is our new puppy checklist. How To Get Your […]