Category Archives: "Pet-Sitting"

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 dogsitters, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. There are many reasons these are recommended today, and here below we are summarised the main ideas to help you. Different Types of Dog Crates If you’re a pet parent, then I assume you’re familiar […]

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 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 […]

9 Nov, 2020

7 Tips to Get Your Cat Petsitter ready

Getting ready to go away somewhere lovely? Then if you have pets you’ll be planning for a pet sitter. And if you are going to leave your cat with a pet sitter, you should prepare your fluffy friend for this moment to eliminate unpleasant consequences. Here are 7 top tips to help you get cat […]

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 […]