Category Archives: "Dog-sitting"

New housesitter petsitting in Marlow
16 Jun, 2016

New housesitter tries petsitting in Marlow

New housesitter Nick Caley shares his first week’s petsitting diary. A first time housesitter Nick followed advice given by HouseSitMatch his housesitting network, and after several chats to get to know the owner he traveled to the ‘sit’. He describes his first meeting with Mary the homeowner and Willow her dog, as well as their […]

Dogs running down the street one dog holding the leash of the other
9 May, 2015

Meet MuttMate! For dogs, dog sitters and dog lovers all around the world…

Dogs, dog sitters and dog lovers around the world meet online for walkies! It’s estimated that there are over 9 million dogs in the UK alone, with 24% of all UK households owning one of these lovable pooches. But wouldn’t it be nice to meet some of these like-minded dog lovers and their dogs in […]

8 Feb, 2015

Pet Lover SonnyB Needs Pet-Sitters in Turkey

Home-owner in Turkey seeks Pet-sitters who love Living Like Locals Have you ever been on holiday somewhere where the scenery simply took your breath away, the holiday atmosphere was authentic, fun and relaxing? So much so in fact that you simply felt you wanted to move there straight away? Well that’s what happened to Sonia, […]

17 Sep, 2014

Top Tips Help You Prepare for a Dog-Sitter / House-Sitter

How to prepare for the dog-sitter or house-sitter who will care for your dogs Before inviting a new dog-sitter or house-sitter to come into your home to care for your canine pals, there are several important steps you need to take prepare both your home and your pets. We have worked together with both Sainsburys […]

20 Mar, 2014

Top Tips – A Homeowner’s Brief for a Pet-Sitter

Top Tips: From HouseSit Match homeowner Sarah on briefing a pet-sitter… Housesitting is a serious business. And when pets are involved the brief for the house-sitter becomes a vital part of the whole exercise. When choosing a house or pet minder it is really important to consider the level of experience you need in the […]

8 Dec, 2013

Amy’s Pet-Sitting Blog

A Pet-sitting blog, and a new profession for Amy ex-advertising exec A year ago, almost to the day, I lost my job in Advertising. Don’t feel bad for me; it was a blessing. In actual fact, it was the second job I’d lost in two years, and I decided at that point that I had […]

housesitter, dog sitter, housesitting, dog sitting
11 Aug, 2013

House-Sitting a Good Alternative to Kennels

Seeking an alternative to kennels Meet Caspian. He’s a two year old Springer Spaniel and in this picture he’s just about to try and eat the camera I’m holding; thats his feed it to me face. As you can guess, he’s a really lovely and excitable dog who will happily run until he can no […]

housesitters, housesitters UK, home owners with pets, pet owners, pet sitters
12 Jul, 2013

Match in 24-hours Solves Pet-Sitter Emergency

Student solves professional couple’s pet-sitter emergency Here’s the meet and greet photo Story Meet Kate and Tom, they just moved to the area and needed a new house-sitter in a hurry, they were let down by a new contact and found themselves in a pet-sitter emergency. So they called up HouseSit Match to see if […]

dogsitting
1 Jul, 2013

Dog-Sitters Needed..?

Dog-sitters needed One Sunday last summer HouseSit Match attended the Cranbourne Companion Dog Show, in Berkshire, UK. And I must say we were delighted to make so many new friends, of both the two and four legged varieties! One thing that surprised us was how many of you, who were not yet familiar with house-sitting, […]