Research by the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA) amongst 8,000 UK households found the number of cats in the country rose by 500,000 to reach eight million, a rise it claims is being driven by one million more men getting a cat.
We provide homesitters a useful checklist of questions to ask the client to ensure they are prepared for the assignment.
With all the excitement that goes with choosing and booking a holiday many people forget to think about who will look after their pets whilst they are away.
Not only are pets cared for in their home environment with minimal disruption, but there is the extra reassurance that their home looks occupied and should anything happen there is someone on hand to deal with an emergency.
We’re looking to recruit reliable and enthusiastic people to take on assignments throughout the UK that involve staying in people’s homes whilst they are away, keeping the home secure and taking care of any pets.
We’ve been pretty lucky so far this winter with the weather, with nothing overly dramatic or cold. However with the coldest winter months soon to be upon us we’ve put together the following tips to help keep your home safe and secure this winter.
While seeing more of the UK is a huge appeal, so does looking after animals. 72% said that looking after people’s pets was the biggest perk of the job.
For homesitters that take on a lot of assignments throughout the year, these savings can make a big difference especially for those on limited incomes.
Sainsbury's Bank commissioned Opinium Research to survey 4,008 nationally representative UK adults aged 18+ between 25th April - 5th May 2017 and have created a map of Britain, highlighting the most popular areas for cat and dog breeds alike.
Just like humans, dogs and cats can have off days when they just feel a bit under the weather. Most of the time this shouldn’t last more than 24 hours and they will usually perk up and be back to their usual selves.