Housesit Match: Dogsitter cares for Rio in his own home

A dogsitter cares for your pets at home

A dogsitter cares for your pets at home. Rio the Westie hanging out on the sofa! Image - Housesit Match

A dogsitter is a companion as well as a pet minder to your pets. The most important thing to note is that they care for your pets in their own home. Their routine stays the same, and the place where they sleep stays the same it is more relaxing for your pets and less disruptive. Find a dog sitter to care for your pets at home and help to minimise any separation anxiety by keeping them where they feel at home.

If you’re planning a trip register now to find petsitters in time. Whether your trip is short or long, you’ll know that sometimes you must leave pets at home. Young and senior pets in particular benefit from staying at home, so they can follow their routines undisturbed. Join our pet and housesitting network, and the sitters come for free!

Choose for affordable travel, home and pet care. These are the steps to take:

1. Register as a Homeowner on

2. Choose a Standard account (£ 69 GB per year) to ensure you can help online when needed

3. Create a profile with photos of your pet and the house

4. Post an advert for the dates when you want to go away. Sitters apply and you choose.

How does it work?

HouseSitMatch can help you find suitable sitters. Join our network for a small annual fee. You get ID checked for safety and then build your advert saying when you are going on holiday. Housesitters see your advert, they respond and you choose the sitter who’ll care for your pets.

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I have had nothing but good and helpful service from the people who run this site, and my experience has been excellent.  Tristram Cosgrave – Dog and cat owner, Malaga

How do you join?

Please register online via our website

Need a pet or housesitter? Get in touch. House-sitting can be a win-win for both parties, free house and petsitting, and the experienced and checked sitters get free accommodation!  Register as either housesitter or homeowner with a 20% discount using coupon code 20EWN – Reader exclusive offer.

To find a house pet sitter go to

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Written by

Lamia Walker

Entrepreneur, Founder HOUSESITTING & PETSITTING network, 2016 Winner of The Guardian Small Biz Network Prize