How Does House Sitting Work?

In case you missed the FAQ Friday on Youtube you can read the answer her or skip down to the bottom of the page and watch the summed-up video. This is a question I get asked a lot when I tell people I’m an international house and pet sitter.   How Does House Sitting Work? The answer is quite simple. A situation arises when somebody wants to go on vacation, or they need to go on a work trip. They don’t want to leave their house empty and they don’t want to leave their pets at home alone (if it’s……

House Sitting – The Unexpected Early Return of The Homeowners

Being a pet sitter, I am one of several trusted house sitters in the world. However, being a professional house sitter is more than in-home dog sitting and completely different than dog boarding and doggy daycare. I had a home sitting job that turned out to be a very unexpected and unusual one. Things started out great. I arrived in Basingstoke the afternoon before the homeowners left. I was picked up at the train station and brought out to their beautiful property. The home was about 20 minutes from the station and 10 minutes from the village of Bramley. It……

Dog Sitting and Cat Sitting in Bath England

My first time home and pet sitting I was in Bath, England. Well, when I think about it, it wasn’t the first time I was looking after someone’s house and pets. I had done it before but because it was for friends and I knew their animals I didn’t think of it as house and pet sitting. I just thought of it as helping some friends. However, these times helping friends, have also helped me to get house sitting assignments. Bath, England was the first place I did house and pet sitting for people I have never met in person……

Jet Setter House Sitter and Pet Sitter – An Introduction

Hi everybody, my name is Sally Pederson. I’m known as The Jet Setter Pet Sitter. I got the name from a friend of mine. One night when I was talking about all my house-sitting assignments that I have coming up called me “a real jet setter”, so together we came up with that name.   To date, I have completed about 17 house sits and pet sits. That was in about a 2-year span and then I took a year off because I was a little bit tired from doing it. Now I have 5 more scheduled this year. Most……