How to advertise pet sitting

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How to advertise pet sitting

How to advertise pet sitting opportunities – If you need to travel, for work or leisure, and have pets at home that need to be cared for in your absence, in-house pet sitting is a great option.  Some pets experience stress or anxiety when placed in catteries or kennels. If your pets cannot be placed with friends or family members whilst you are away then you may have a tough decision to make.  To help reduce any stress the pet may experience you might consider finding a petsitter for live in home pet care.

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Ensure that your pets receive appropriate pet care and support whilst you are travelling. You can do this by hiring an experienced a live in pet sitter. Or better still find one using a housesitting website like Then the website administrators will show you how to advertise pet sitting assignments. And your pet sitters will offer free exchange of pet sitting for free accommodation. It’s a fair exchange.

What is in home pet sitting

If you need some clarification on this fair exchange between housesitters and homeowners read our blog on ‘what s in home pet sitting‘. This mutually beneficial arrangement between members of a housesitting website enables both to benefit. What is more the pets to be cared for also benefit. They get to stay in their own home with a pet minder maintaining their routines in their safe familiar space where they live.

What is housesitting?

Housesitting is an arrangement where a house sitter or housekeeper applies to look after your home and property. Most of the housesits on Housesitmatch include the responsibilities of caring for pets.  Check out our blog on the Top housesitting tips for homeowners.

Here at HouseSit Match, we help home owners/pet owners find their perfect pet sitter once they are members of our site.  We have two different membership levels – standard and premium – and ask members to go through several checks to ensure that we are a safe platform.  House Sitting arrangements between home owner and house sitter are free, and can be short- or long-term depending on the needs of the home owner.

Advertise your petsitting assignment

Once registered, you can advertise opportunities for pet sitting on our site. As soon as your advert is published an automatic email is sent to pet sitters. Then they apply and you can interview them. You can track your list of potential live in house and pet sitters until you find your perfect match.  You’ll be able to review the profile of all applicants on the HouseSit Match platform. You can also check any previous references that they’ve earned from other homeowners.

However, it’s essential that you speak to your potential pet sitters/house sitters (ideally in person). Only then can you see whether they are the right fit for your specific needs – and those of your pets!

How to advertise pet sitting

To find out more about House Sitting and Pet Sitting with HouseSit Match, visit our ‘About Us’ webpage, or you can begin the registration process straightaway here.

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