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Sue, Steve & Toby - The travelling trio

Sue and Steve are a couple from country Victoria who were keen to make the most of their post-work life. When it came to the idea of travelling, leaving behind their beloved dog Toby was out of the question.

 

Betty & Peter – A house sitting wonder couple

Betty & Peter are two of our longest serving house sitters who between them have racked up an incredible 177 house sits. That must be some kind of record!

 

Featured homeowner profile - Karen & Neil

Like many owners using house sitters for the first time, Karen and Neil were understandably a bit nervous about how it would go however, their fears were put to rest as soon as they met their house sitters.

 

A day in my life as a house sitter

When house sitting I often find myself in a state of elevated happiness, at one with the world and totally detached from the everyday problems encountered in a ‘normal’ life.

 

7 ways to celebrate Christmas with your dog

Celebrating the holiday season with your dog, or even a dog you are house-sitting can be fun, but sometimes it can be a little stressful, especially for your dog.

 

Can I house sit with my own pet?

Happily, many sitters successfully house sit with their pets however, if it’s something you’re considering there are some things you should be aware of first. So, here are our top tips for house sitting with your own pet.

 

A house sitters guide to great pet photography

Animals are unpredictable, often fast and sometimes downright kooky, so here we explain how to capture Instagram worthy pet pics that you’ll be proud to share.

 
 
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People don't get enough thanks, so here is a "Thank you" from Trish and Pauline. We have used your site for four years. Our adventures in travel have been incredible due to your site. We have returned to house sit on several occasions. We have made life-long friends - and- we have escaped LONG COLD AND SNOWY CANADIAN WINTERS. Thank you for making this possible. The Canucks, Pauline and Trish

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