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Witches and Wizards

We might be enjoying an Indian summer, (and all this after one of the best summers in living memory), but there’s no denying that we are properly into autumn now. It’s dark at 6, and of course next weekend, the clocks go back, so then it’ll be dark by 5. And when the sun does […]

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Post summer time blues

They think it’s all over – it is now! Or is it? We’ve had the hottest summer for over forty years, and all this, don’t forget, after we were promised a pretty bad one. But we’re now into mid-September, the kids are back in school, we’ve had our summer hols, and the next Bank Holiday […]

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A guide to holidays with your dog!

We all know that our dogs are very much a part of the family and so it’s only natural for us to want to include them in our holiday plans. Images of setting off as a family with the beloved family dog in tow are great in theory but does taking your dog with you […]

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Hot weather dogs!

Having written in my previous blog that the end of the world seemed to be nigh, what with the amazing storms and flash flooding, I think it’s only fair to acknowledge that I was wrong. But I wasn’t the only one. I heard it on good authority that we were going to have a bad […]

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Flaming June!

Welcome to flaming June, and I don’t mean that in a hot sense! To be fair, May actually hasn’t been too bad weather-wise, and we haven’t seen too many signs of our apparently impending and predicted dreadful summer, payback for our reasonably good summer last year, as if the winter wasn’t bad enough. But now […]

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Tips for rabbit sitting!

Generally, most requests we have from homeowners is for a sitter to look after cats and dogs. However, we do,from time to time, have enquiries from people who need someone to look after guinea pigs, fish and even rabbits! Here are some key things to know about rabbits when looking after them: Diet Obviously the […]

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Summer is coming!

It’s that time of year when we are at last seeing the first green shoots of spring, or at least we should be. With Easter being early this year and having had a lot of snow on the ground only a few short weeks ago, it doesn’t really seem that spring like yet. The clocks […]

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How to become a house sitter and travel the world

Hi everybody and welcome to our January BLOG. A very happy New Year to one and all, and we hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Here at Professional House Sitters, we’ve been espousing the advantages of house sitting for pretty much as long as our company’s been up and running. So we thought we’d try […]

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It’s raining cats and dogs!

Have you ever wondered why it is that, in modern times, the choice of domestic pet has been overwhelmingly either a cat or dog or both and sometimes several of them? After all, it can’t just be purely coincidental. And yes, I do know that many people have gone in for goldfish, hamsters, guinea pigs […]

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One very happy home owner!

I had never used a house sitter before and was not sure what to expect. I had heard of Professional House Sitters from a friend so decided to give it a go. As I was going to be away for three weeks, and I have a cat and a dog, boarding them was not an […]

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