Tag Archives: "Pet-sit"

pet sit
19 Mar, 2020

Top Tips – Before you take on a pet sitter or a housesitter

When a pet owner needs to travel away from home it is always a worry if you need to find new pet care, whether that pet sitter is a paid service or found on a house and petsitting service like HouseSitMatch. Before you go ahead and choose your pet sitter check out our blog on […]

4 Jan, 2017

Enjoy housesitting? Let me count the ways!

Enjoy housesitting? Many people do. House and petsitting is a growing phenomenon. One way we like to better understand how people enjoy housesitting experience is to host a housesitting blog competition in 2016 we asked ‘what is your favourite thing about housesitting?’ And we were stunned by the quality of entries. Thanks so much to […]

20 Mar, 2015

Pet-Sit Around the World for a Leisurely, Affordable Tour

From time to time we love to bring you our house-sitter ‘pet-sit’ stories, to find out how the sitters began their journey, what they particularly enjoy about house and pet-sitting. Laurie and Keith’s story is fascinating, as they have worked as full time professionals in America for many years. Then on retirement decided they wanted […]

21 Mar, 2014

A Cat-sitting Tourist Sees London for Free!

A few years ago a friend who is a journalist asked me to do a spot of cat-sitting in London. She wanted me to stay in her flat for a week to look after things while she popped off to the Washington to report on a brewing political story. The one condition was I had […]

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 […]

Vets tips on rabbits, vets advice on rabbits, vets advice for housesitters
29 Sep, 2013

Vet Matthew Bayliss: Tips for rabbit sitters on rabbit care

If you are a pet owner who loves rabbits you may have hired or asked rabbit sitters to care for your pets. We asked Vet Matthew Bayliss to help us prepare a top tips blog for anyone looking after rabbits. The article highlights habits that rabbits are good at using for hiding their illness, and […]

dog sitting
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 […]