Category Archives: "Pet Sitting"

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

an ideal petsitter
1 Jul, 2021

What to look for in an ideal petsitter

As a pet owner you may find that you need to be away from home from time to time. And so likely you will want to find an ideal petsitter to care for your pets in their own home. Whether you are going away for a long time, or you are just thinking about trying to […]

beginners guide to petsitting
21 May, 2021

The beginners guide to Petsitting

Many pet lovers who have perhaps had dogs and cats while growing up at home, consider the idea of petsitting. I know this because people ask me if a childhood love of pets will be enough to start petsitting. You absolutely need to love pets, there is no doubt. However, think about how else you […]

uk staycation
10 May, 2021

Traveling to London – How to save money

Travel can be expensive depending on how you choose to travel around the world. However, some destinations are consistently more expensive than others, capital cities for example. If you are traveling to London in the near future think carefully about your travel arrangements.  Experienced housesitters will tell you that you can travel to a capital […]