Category Archives for "House sitting"

Your Favorite Cities for House Sitting at Christmas

home sitting christmas cities

Christmas and New Year are the busiest times of the year for house sitting as people all over the world travel to visit family, take vacations, go skiing, or simply take advantage of the long public holidays to travel abroad. In Australia (one of the most popular home sitting countries), it’s the height of summer, […]

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House Sitting With Horses

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Do you have what it takes to care for horses on a house sit? I haven’t done a lot of house sitting with horses – just one horse for six days in Suffolk, UK – but I am an ex-horse owner. My own experience of owning horses means I can see the potential issues that […]

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10 Fascinating Reptile Facts for Pet Sitters

Reptile Facts for House Sitters

ExoticDirect pet insurance (UK) have collected ten of the most fascinating facts about reptiles, so if you’ve ever had a pet sitting assignment looking after reptiles, or you’re thinking about pet sitting for a snake, lizard or other reptile, this will be an interesting read. 1.  There are four main reptile groups These are the […]

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House Sitting – Expect the Unexpected

House Sitting Guidelines - Be Prepared for your house sit

House Sitting Preparation To Ensure Your Next House Sit Is Plain Sailing Every house sitter hopes each assignment runs smoothly and is only eventful in a positive way. Most of the time they are, but every now and then something goes wrong. Whether it is something that happens to the pets, the house, or even […]

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House sitting off the grid – all you need to know

House Sitting Off the Grid

Top tips for house sitting off gridGlobal warming and the state of our environment are current “hot” topics (pun intended), so it’s not surprising that more of us are becoming conscious of our impact on our habitat. This is one of the reasons that some people decide to go “off-grid”. By producing energy from natural […]

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