Category Archives: "Dog-owners"

top dog sitting tips
23 Sep, 2021

Top dog sitting tips for beginners

If you are starting out on your pet sitting journey either as a housesitter and petsitter take a look at these dog sitting tips. Dog sitters are much in demand especially to care for dogs in their own homes. They are offered to help you prepare yourself for dog minding in the absence of the […]

local dogsitters
20 Sep, 2021

Finding great local dogsitters to dog sit

If you own dogs and travel away from home without your pets you will be used to finding local dogsitters to dog sit. However, if you are a new pet owner or you are not quite sure of the area you may need to think about your next step. Have you considered all the types […]

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 […]

live in dogsitter
26 Aug, 2021

Live In Dog Sitters: Roles and Responsibilities

At Housesit Match we truly believe that to have a live in pet sitter 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 are live in […]

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 for dog minders, 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 […]

dog sitters check list
20 Aug, 2021

Dog sitters check list – Why a puppy bites fast

As every pet owner knows puppy training needs to start early. Then as every dog sitter learns quickly the training needs to be consistent with the pet owner’s, and must address the biting. And top of the dog sitters check list is managing puppy biting as many of us have learned to our detriment. always […]

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 […]