Category Archives: "pet-sit"

live in dogsitter
26 Aug, 2021

What is a live in dogsitter? Find out more

At HousesitMatch we truly believe that to have a live in petsitter and housesitter is a great arrangement. The sitter moves in to your home, by arrangement, and they stay while you are away to look after your pets and your property for free! So when people ask us what is a live in dogsitter, […]

Modern dining room in 2016
22 Jan, 2016

Our pets chose us and our unusual cave home in Spain

Our pets chose us and our unusual home We have pets, or rather we have been adopted by a number of pets,  four cats and one dog to be precise. All of them chose us and our home to share their lives. We love our pets, but actually we were quite surprised to have been […]

pet sitting day care
17 Dec, 2015

Guidelines for a successful pet sitting

If you are a pet owner you share the concerns that many of us have about finding pet sitters. Pet sitting is a big thing for pet owners. Can you find the ideal pet sitter? Are they trustworthy pet sitters? Do they love animals? Will your pets take to them? Pet sitting top tips Are […]

20 Mar, 2015

Pet-Sit Around the World for a Leisurely, Affordable Tour

From time to time we love to bring you our house-sitter ‘pet-sit’ stories, to find out how the sitters began their journey, what they particularly enjoy about house and pet-sitting. Laurie and Keith’s story is fascinating, as they have worked as full time professionals in America for many years. Then on retirement decided they wanted […]

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, […]

Catsitter
28 Nov, 2014

TOP TIPS – For Cat-sitters and Cat Owners

Cat-sitters and Cat-owners – Top Tips from Vet Matthew Bayliss Many of our members have asked us to follow up our commentary about making a home dog friendly. Others have asked for specialist commentary on a cat related information for cat-sitters and cat owners. We have written this article from the point of view of […]

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 […]

cat sitter, catsitter, pet sitter, petsitter
14 Aug, 2014

Who’s Pet-sitting Piaf’s cats? Meet the cats and their sitter

Fancy pet-sitting for Ellie and Peace? Ellie and Peace are the pet cats of a modern day Piaf, performer Laurene Hope. Recently back on the road with her new show “Piaf – Love Conquers All” Laurene delivered a remarkable performance at the Henley Fringe Festival in July this year, and is planning to take the […]

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 […]