Tag Archives: "dogsitters"

top dog sitting tips
23 Sep, 2021

Top dog sitting tips for beginners

If you are starting out on your pet sitting journey either as a housesitter and petsitter take a look at these dog sitting tips. Dog sitters are much in demand especially to care for dogs in their own homes. They are offered to help you prepare yourself for dog minding in the absence of the […]

local dogsitters
20 Sep, 2021

Finding great local dogsitters to dog sit

If you own dogs and travel away from home without your pets you will be used to finding local dogsitters to dog sit. However, if you are a new pet owner or you are not quite sure of the area you may need to think about your next step. Have you considered all the types […]

dogsitters near me
27 Aug, 2021

Dogsitters near me – Is this what you need?

Every dog owner goes online to search for dogsitters near me at some point in their pet ownership. Your particular search may start with your imagined picture of the ideal petsitter or indeed a feeling you get when you meet and talk to the dog minder. And you might first look up a professional petsitters […]

live in dogsitter
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 […]

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 dog minders, 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 […]

11 Aug, 2020

Dogsitting in Cornwall – Joys and responsibilities

As a family we always look forward to any trip to Cornwall in the UK. This visit was particularly special. We secured an opportunity for dogsitting in Cornwall. The county has resonance for us as my husband has family here. Our charge was a dog called Puffin.  Even as the founder of HouseSitMatch I still get […]

dog house sitter
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 […]

dogsitter
17 Sep, 2019

Dog owners & dogsitters choose the best leash for your dog

Whether as a dog owner or a dogsitter choose the best dog leash is critical for the type of activity and the dog. Size matters, the type of activity matters, and the general personality and the level of vigorous activity expected from the dog will also influence your choice of leash. Here are some tips, […]

Choosing a petsitter
4 Feb, 2019

Choosing a Petsitter for Your Dogs

Choosing a petsitter is a considered process. Your pets and especially your dogs need care and companionship. They are intelligent and sometimes needy pets. Here are a number of special considerations that might influence your decision. In particular, we offer a few points to review before deciding whether to pay for a professional sitter or […]

dog sitting on grass
13 Dec, 2018

Marlow housesitters keep the neighbourhood and pets safe

The search for Marlow housesitters, or petsitters anywhere, is something we can help you with. From time to time we interview our members to better understand how they found us and how we help them. Recently, Martin told us about why he decided to look for Marlow housesitters. A spate of burglaries in this Thames […]