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dogsit
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 search may start your 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 locality. Or consider […]

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 […]

Mystery Housesit
10 Jan, 2020

Midsomer Murder Mystery – Housesit Oxford

We regularly hear lovely housesitting adventure stories of housesitters making friends with their hosts, discovering new locations and being delighted with their housesitting gigs. This story is not unlike that, with a housesitter we’ve known for a while telling us how thrilled she was with her mystery housesit. Looking after a gorgeous dog in a […]

housesitting solution
1 Oct, 2016

David the Dogman debates – housesitting solution or kennels

The housesitting or pet-sitting solution becomes the right solution for some pet owners in the most unexpected ways. ‘David the Dogman‘ dog trainer with some 50 years experience shares his story of Boy Boy one of his favourite dogs.  He explains how he chose him, trained him and how when he was left at a […]

Full moon shining over Maidenhead Bridge
17 Aug, 2016

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 […]