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House-sitting in Paris
6 May, 2014

Top Tips for House-Sitting in Paris

House-sitting in Paris – Top Tips An opportunity came up for house-sitting in Paris, so I dug up one of my favourite books. I have in front of me a a curling paperback edition of an old Paris guidebook, and even though it is pretty old (1986!) I still hold onto it and dip into […]

21 Mar, 2014

A Cat-sitting Tourist Sees London for Free!

Cat-sitting means I can travel for free A few years ago a friend who is a journalist asked me to do a spot of cat-sitting, to stay in her flat for a week to look after things while she popped off to the Washington to report on a brewing political story. The one condition was […]

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 […]

Vets tips on rabbits, vets advice on rabbits, vets advice for housesitters
29 Sep, 2013

Vet Matthew Bayliss: Tips for House-Sitters on Rabbit care

Tips for When House-Sitting for Bunnies and Small Furry Animals As we all know, food is a big part of life – this has never been more the case than with bunnies, guinea pigs, and other small furry animals. In the short term, if they don’t have enough of the correct food (or no food […]

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, […]

dog sitting
5 Jun, 2013

Top Tips: Animal Trainer Explains – Why home pet-sitting

Home pet-sitting – a popular alternative to kennels Sheila Hamilton Andrews is a firm believer in home pet-sitting as a pet owner and a clinical animal behaviourist. In this article she tells us how a lifetime of pet care and professional pet study have led her to a belief in home pet-sitting as an ideal […]