Category Archives: "Top Tips – Pet-Sitting"

handshake representing a housesitting agreement as in the House-sitting Guide
26 Feb, 2016

House-sitting Guide from an Experienced Hand

House-Sitting Cardinal Rules This is my House-Sitting Guide – I like to say that I have three Cardinal rules as a house-sitter : 1- Cherish the animals 2- Care for the property like it is your own 3- Clean and protect the car if you are given access to the vehicle. Best practice House-Sitting Rules […]

pet sitting day care
17 Dec, 2015

Guidelines for a successful pet sitting

Pet sitting top tips Are you looking for a pet sitting gig? Or are you expecting to be apart from your pet for quite some time? Jordan Walker, the lead content curator of Coops and Cages, shares how both employers and contractors can make the whole ordeal easy on each other. People can be very […]

Families discover and share great tips on living on the Costa del
31 Oct, 2015

Marbella Family Fun! A vibrant expat community sharing tips on living in Costa del Sol

Where Expat families and residents of Marbella visit to find their information Families and expat families in particular visit MarbellaFamilyFun.com because it offers the very latest on all there is to see and do on the Costa del Sol, as well as to learn how to get things done. You’ll find thousands of pages of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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8 Sep, 2013

House-Sitting – To Pay or Not To Pay

Free housesitting – Should homeowners pay..? As a house-sitter you may be curious about various aspects of your new potential paid or free housesitting assignment… What will the pets be like, will there be a garden to tend, how big is the property you must care for while the owners are away. Naturally, you may […]

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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 […]

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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 […]