Category Archives: "Pet-Sitting"

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 […]

9 May, 2020

Travelling with a dog? Read this blog

Homeowners with pets always tell us that they would much rather take their pets with them on holiday. Travelling with a dog can be easy, they are often quite portable in a car, and sometimes public transport. Other pets can be more difficult to transport and keep with you in a new environment. While most […]

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 […]

Dog car safety
11 Feb, 2020

Dog Car Safety: Things NOT To Do

Whether we are dog owners or petsitters caring for dogs on a HousesitMatch assignment, it is important to be mindful of dog car safety for the well being of our canine pets. Naturally, your practice  will vary depending on the pet’s size, age and character. However, there are some essential guidelines that are important to […]

Kennel alternative
25 May, 2018

The Affordable Alternative to Dog Kennels

Ever thought there might be a safe and good value alternative to dog kennels? Consider having a checked live-in house sitter, many are very experienced with dogs and cats, and will pet sit for you as an exchange of services for free accommodation. that combination of house sitter and pet sitter is ideal. Here’s how and […]

4 Sep, 2016

New pet photo competition!

Do you have a cheeky pet, worthy of the funny pet photo competition?   Enter today, it’s easy! Ever thought your beloved kitty could be the new Grumpy Cat? Think your pooch has the potential to reach super-stardom? Enter our new pet photo competition! We’ve teamed up with our friends at Euro News Weekly to […]

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 […]

6 May, 2016

Pet lover and Pet-sitter rescue pets in Spain

Meeting Pet-sitter Shirley enabled pet lover Ronna and her husband Brian to take a holiday for the first time in years! Homeowner and pet lover Ronna saves the lives of hundreds of abandoned pets. Once in a while she cannot resist adopting them. Consequently she has a home full of cats and dogs. Currently she has […]