Tag Archives: "petsitting"

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 […]

an ideal petsitter
1 Jul, 2021

What to look for in an ideal petsitter – Best Tips

As a pet owner you may find that you need to be away from home from time to time. And so likely you will want to find an ideal petsitter to care for your pets in their own home. Whether you are going away for a long time, or you are just thinking about trying to […]

list housesitters to trust like Bev and John American pet sitters
21 May, 2021

The best beginners guide to Petsitting

Many pet lovers who have perhaps had dogs and cats while growing up at home, consider the idea of petsitting. I know this because people ask me if a childhood love of pets will be enough to start petsitting. You absolutely need to love pets. However, think about how else you can gain experience of […]

choosing a petsitter
29 Mar, 2021

Choose a petsitter – Top tips on the best approach

Petowners all over the world occasionally face the challenges of how to choose a petsitter. It can be a tough decision to leave your cat or dog behind if you have to go away. And of course you want them cared for as well as possible, ideally in their own home. Here are some top […]

9 Nov, 2020

7 Tips to Get Your Cat Petsitter ready

Getting ready to go away somewhere lovely? Then if you have pets you’ll be planning for a pet sitter. And if you are going to leave your cat with a pet sitter, you should prepare your fluffy friend for this moment to eliminate unpleasant consequences. Here are 7 top tips to help you get cat […]

17 Sep, 2019

Housesit Match has been a perfect fit for us

One of our Housesit Match homeowners very kindly sent us a blog describing how she believes our housesitting platform has been a good fit or ‘match’ for her and her husband and their pets. So as a way to share her housesit story, and perhaps encourage other home and pet owners to step forward and […]

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, […]

Housesit builds trust
6 Sep, 2019

HouseSit Builds Trust – by Lamia Walker

Recently, Lamia Walker our founder was asked to launch the first #HouseSitChat on Twitter on how Housesit Builds Trust. It was an interview about housesitting and petsitting for affordable travel, and the questions sent were focused on how HouseSitMatch builds trust in the housesitting industry. ‘X ‘ (formerly Twitter) Q&A which was a fun and rapid […]

house sitting worldwide
20 Dec, 2018

2018 House sitting worldwide – Blog Competition Entry 4

Entry number 4 in the 2018 Housesitting Blog Competition, run annually by HouseSitMatch, comes from Glen and Jacqueline Lamb. As international house sitters Glen and Jacqueline travel around the world from one housesit to another. Read on to discover their take on how house sitting worldwide enables authentic travel. What is authentic travel? The term […]

Housesit gave us this view of Oxfordshire
28 Oct, 2018

Oxfordshire Housesit: A First-Hand Account

Dianne and Mike decided to travel the world one housesit at a time. An Oxfordshire housesit was their very first experience. As new home and pet owners themselves they felt fairly well prepare for the first of their house sitting assignments, however, each new experience brings opportunities and challenge. Dianne is an accredited, professional travel […]