Pet Care Prep for Warmer Weather

Preparing your Pet for summer

Warmer weather is on the horizon and just like us, our pet-pals need extra care to adjust to the heat and to be protected from summertime pests.

As the weather warms, there’s no better time to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine. Whether you’re out in the garden to nurture your vegetable patch or taking a trip to one of our dog parks that let your fur-friend sprint around the grounds, there are some things to remember to ensure you have a good day out. Continue reading “Pet Care Prep for Warmer Weather”

Good Reasons Why You Should Use a House Sitter

Leaving? but who's looking after me? I know! a pet and house sitter! Why you should use a house sitter is a matter of practicality and common sense. When you need to leave your home, you have a limited number of options. You can just turn off the utilities and lock up the place, informing the police to look in once in a while. This, however, is not an option if you have a pet that needs regular feeding and care, or if you have a lawn or garden that needs tending. If you plan to be away for a while, you’ll also need to make special arrangements with the utility companies and devise ways to have your mail forwarded to you.

Another option is to ask relatives or close friends to drop by regularly and take care of all these tasks for you. If they have jobs or other duties, this might be an imposition. If you don’t have any relatives or friends nearby, a good alternative is to get a house sitter. Using a house sitter to take care of your home while you’re away has very distinct advantages.

First of all, you can specify the qualifications you need from your house sitter. A house sitting service will let you choose a male or female house sitter, one of a certain age and with certain house sitting experience especially in areas like pet care. You can avail of the services of a house sitter only for as long as you need one. Continue reading “Good Reasons Why You Should Use a House Sitter”

How to Select a House Sitter the Right Way

Get to know the candidates when selecting a house sitterThere’s a right way and a wrong way to select a house sitter. Picking a house sitter can be rather confusing the first time around, especially because there’s a lot of emotion involved in leaving your home in a stranger’s hands. Fortunately Mindahome has simplified the process and made it much easier to find good house sitting talent.

The first step is to register with Mindahome. You’ll be asked to provide basic information about yourself, your home and your house sitting requirements. For home owners, registering won’t cost you anything. Continue reading “How to Select a House Sitter the Right Way”