Tag Archives: "dog-sitting"

dogsitting in London
21 May, 2022

A quick dogsitting in London guide

If you are dogsitting in London, you best explore a few tips and tricks below to bear in mind when minding dogs in a housesit. Minding dogs in the capital For people who have a lot of experience with dogs, it may be tempting to think you know better than the pet owner you are […]

top dog sitting tips
23 Sep, 2021

Top dog sitting tips for beginners

If you are starting out on your petsitting 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 pet […]

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11 Sep, 2021

Dog sit – What does it mean and where can you go?

Are you a pet owner or more importantly a dog owner? Have you had to leave your dog at home or in kennels when you travel? Then you’ll know about dogsitting, dog minding and dog kennels. However, whether you have paid for these pet sitting services or not you may not know what the term […]

keep pets at home
5 Sep, 2021

Why keep pets at home with petsitters?

As every pet owner knows minding your pets yourself is a joy. However, when you have to find pet care for your pet friends when you go away that opens a set of challenges. The questions most people worry about are around whether or not to keep pets at home, or to find an alternative […]

dogsitters near me
27 Aug, 2021

Dogsitters near me – Is this what you need?

Every dog owner needs dogsitters at some point in their pet ownership lifetime. 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 full time professional petsitters who live in your […]

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, […]

20 Aug, 2021

House sitters in Cornwall? Yes there are!

There are some places in the world that attract a lot of visitors, regularly.  None more so in the UK than Cornwall. And yet homeowners in Cornwall are always worried in case they fail to find house sitters in Cornwall. Well, from personal experience I can tell you that if you post a housesit for […]

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. Luckily we secured an opportunity for dogsitting in Cornwall. This county has resonance for us as my husband has family here, and we love to visit each Summer. Our charge was a dog called Puffin. […]

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. Most of the prospective housesitters have had dogs in their lives at one time or another and a remarkable number have been pet professionals sometime in their past. The most frequently asked question is […]

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17 Dec, 2018

Dog owners & dogsitters choose the best leash for purpose

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 […]