Category Archives: "Dog-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 […]

top dog sitting tips
23 Sep, 2021

Top dog sitting tips for beginners

If you are starting out on your petsitting journey either as a housesitter and petsitter take a look at these dog sitting tips. They are offered to help you prepare yourself for dog minding in the absence of the pet owner. Take these tips into consideration as you prepare for your dog sit assignment. Top […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

dog parents
8 Dec, 2020

A Working Dog Parent’s Guide to Puppy Ownership

Have you ever hoped to own a puppy but hesitated about becoming a dog parent? 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 […]

anxious dog
30 Sep, 2020

6 Bedtime Routines to Calm an Anxious Dog

Every pet owner worries when they realise their pet suffers from certain anxieties. If you are a dog owner sometimes those anxieties can be debilitating for your pet. Here are 6 top tips to help you manage your anxious dog and help you and your pet lead a less stressful life. How to manage your […]

pet tags
13 Mar, 2020

Personalized Dog Tags That is Safe For Your Pet

At Housesitmatch.com we occasionally get asked by our members to share information about products. We have m any pet owners and especially dog owners among our membership. So we thought this article on personalised pet tags and how to choose the right ones for safety might be of use. Personalised Pet Tags That Are Safe […]

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 […]