Dog Sitting in Basingstoke, England
Dog Sitting in Basingstoke, England

House sitting and pet sitting is becoming a very popular way of travel for many people. There are house sitters who offer their services free of charge, and those who charge a surprisingly high fee. Some homeowners expect to pay nothing, and others expect to reward their house sitters handsomely.

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The truth of the matter is that if the homeowner wants to go away, the sitter is not receiving an entirely free holiday, especially if the owner is gone for a long period of time. You may be wondering how long is a pet sitting assignment? It really depends. I have been in the same house for a week and other times it has been six weeks.

Dog Sitting in Basingstoke, England
Dog Sitting in Basingstoke, England

Pet sitting is not like doggy daycare and it is better for your pets than having them at a dog boarding facility. Both, along with dog walking, require the pet owner to pay for services. So, if a pet sitter is doing these things (and a lot more), why should they not get paid? There are more responsibilities for pet care and taking care of your home than these three things. A pet sitter (a dog sitter, cat sitter, bunny sitter, and any other animal (fish, chickens, farm animals, birds, etc.)) are also a house sitter. Click on the buttons below for more information.

Did you know???

Most homeowners’ insurance Will NOT cover any damage or theft to a home if someone has not been in it and check that everything is ok at least every three days. In some cases, it’s every 48-hours.

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