Tag Archives: "dog-sitter"

17 Sep, 2021

Top Tips to Prepare for a Dog Sitter and Housesitter

Before inviting a new dog-sitter or house-sitter to care for your canine pals, take a moment. Think about how to prepare for the dogsitting. There are steps you need to take prepare both your home and your pets. We have worked together with both Sainsburys Bank and Claire Williams a psychologist and dog behaviour specialist […]

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26 Aug, 2021

Live In Dog Sitters: Roles and Responsibilities

At Housesit Match we truly believe that to have a live in pet sitter 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 are live in […]

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16 Aug, 2021

Is your dog ready for the petsitter – Petowner Guide

Pets are adorable and to many of us they are like family. Looking after the pets when we are away can be a challenge. However, preparation and planning will help you consider and choose options suitable for our pet. Whether you choose a live in dogsitter, or dog home boarding we can help you get […]

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19 Feb, 2020

Want to become a dogsitter? Here’s how

Many visitors to HouseSitMatch.com ask us how they can get on board, as either a pet homeowner or a pet housesitter. Some tell us I want to become a dogsitter early on. Most of the prospective housesitters have had dogs in their lives at one time or another and a remarkable number have been pet […]

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17 Aug, 2019

Travelling Solo: A housesitter’s guide

At HouseSitMatch we find we are increasingly attracting more professionals and semi-retired professionals travelling solo or as couples and housesitters. Many want to pursue a long nurtured dream to travel. As is our want when we meet someone with an interesting perspective on ‘life, travel and housesitting’ we approach them to share their experience of […]

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 […]