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House Sitting References – Your Questions Answered

So, you want to become a professional house sitter and you’re all geared up and ready to get started. But… all you keep hearing is how you need</b> …

Home Ownership

How to Quickly Get Rid of Jet Lag

Changing time zones can wreak havoc on your sleep cycle. The body runs on regular circadian rhythms to help you start to feel tired and wake up at …

Sleep

Getting Around While House Sitting in Australia

Until you spend some time driving from A to B, it’s hard to understand just <b>how</b> big the “Land Down Under” really is, let alone appreciate the …

Australia

Declutter Your Life – The Art of Downsizing

<i>“You must be rich… you both retired in your 40’s and you’re constantly traveling all over the world. How the hell can you afford such a …

Minimalism

How We Find Our Perfect House Sitters

My husband and I retired back in 2009, and since we live in Victoria, Canada we spent most of our winters traveling while our son and his wife took …

How To Help a Dog with Separation Anxiety

Dog separation anxiety is a very stressful behavioral issue that effects a huge percentage of the dog population, possibly as high as 14%. It is one …

How Pet Sitting & Dog Walking Are Good For Your Health

Taking care of dogs comes with many responsibilities, including feeding, grooming and medical care. But one responsibility that doesn’t cost any …

House Sitting As A Solo Traveler

I often get asked about whether it’s harder to get house sitting assignments as a solo male. Do homeowners prefer couples over solo house sitters? …

HOW TO GET MORE HOUSE SITTING JOBS

We are often asked how we manage to consistently secure back-to-back house sitting jobs in the locations of our choice.Well, firstly let me tell you, …

Is Housesitting Right For Me? How to Get Started House Sitting

Housesitting is a vacation and pet care concept that has become extremely popular over the past few years. In some countries like the US, Canada and …

How To Meet A New Dog For The First Time

As house sitters we’re often keen to demonstrate our love of animals as soon as we arrive at an assignment. We want to put the home owners at ease by …

Where Do I Put My Stuff When House Sitters Arrive?

Have you ever wondered what you do with your stuff when you use house sitters?<p>Using house sitters really is the perfect way to leave your home, pets …

Home Ownership

HOME OWNERS GUIDE TO HOUSE-SITTING

Flights are booked and you’re looking forward to your holiday with great anticipation. But wait a minute! What about those you are leaving behind?You …

Pets

House Sitting - The Ultimate Lifestyle Magazine

My husband and I retired back in 2009, and since we live in Victoria, Canada we spent…<p>Dog separation anxiety is a very stressful behavioral issue …

Pets

Coping With Tropical Climates When House & Pet Sitting

Here we help you prepare for house sitting in tropical climates, so you'll have the best possible experience with no surprises!

Sitting

House Sitting in Tasmania – At the Bottom of the World

<i>Amanda Galati and her husband made some radical changes in their life. They sold up and started out on a house sitting adventure in Tasmania. Two</i> …

Inspiration

Introducing the German Shepherd

The <b>German Shepherd</b> (German: Deutscher Schäferhund) is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany around 1899. It is also …

Why City House Sitting Could Be Your Best Option - House Sitting Mag

<b>City house sitting isn’t the first thing one thinks of when they imagine house sitting.</b><p>People often imagine large luxury properties in exotic …

Home Ownership

Can I Put My Trust In House Sitters?

The question on many home owners minds – Can I really trust house sitters?You’ve never met me before. I’ve contacted you online, and I’m offering to …

Pets

5 Tips to Help You Sleep When Flying with a Budget Airline

Traveling is an excellent pastime, especially for older adults, and international house sitters may find themselves in the air often as they travel …

Engines

7 Tips for Avoiding House Sitting Disasters

<b>How prepared are you for when housesitting goes wrong?</b> <br>• What would happen if a pet in your care becomes ill or worse?<br>• How would you cope if the …

Home Ownership

Secure Web Hosting With SiteGround

Are you worried about whether you have secure web hosting? Do you often see the “This site is insecure” notice on many websites, particularly when …

IT security

How To Find Your Perfect Fitness Solution

<b>10 Top Tips & Techniques for Fitness on the Road</b> <br>Do you find it tough to maintain your fitness when you’re on the road?<b>Are you concerned that your</b> …

Self-help

9 Questions To Ask Before Taking a Pet Sitting Job

House sitting is an amazing job that comes with lots of perks and interesting aspects, but it also comes with a lot of responsibility. When you add …

Pets

How To Keep Fit While Traveling

Keeping fit on the road requires foresight and flexibility, but with a few simple ideas and tools up your sleeve, it can certainly be done. There are …

Exercise

Nomadic Couples – Interview With Agness & Cez of eTramping

We often talk to people who changed their lifestyle a little later in life, sometimes through choice and occasionally through necessity. But Agness …

South-east Asia

Find The Right House Sitter – A Homeowner’s Guide

<b>This month’s book choice, Find The Right House Sitter, is reviewed by Yvonne Bauche, co-author of</b> <b>Pet Care & First Aid – The common sense guide for</b> …

Pets

House Sitting – On The Verge of Something Big

Ever since we got involved with house sitting back in 2013, we’ve seen nothing but growth in the demand for professional house sitters. For us it’s …

House Sitting - On the Verge of Something Big

Ever since we got involved with house sitting back in 2013, we’ve seen nothing but growth in the demand for professional house sitters. For us it’s …

Pets

Our Nomadic Lifestyle – House Sitting on Land, Liveaboard at Sea

How does one end up in a traveling nomadic lifestyle?Well, I had always wanted to travel, but a nomadic lifestyle really wasn’t on the cards… until I …

Inspiration