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4 Top Tips to Prepare for Your Home Sitter

Most of us look forward to our holidays but let’s face it – there’s a lot to get ready. Travel plans, accommodation, holiday shopping, packing, it can feel like you need a break before you’ve even begun! With so much to think about, getting your home ready for a pet sitter can feel like an… Continue reading 4 Top Tips to Prepare for Your Home Sitter

A tribute to Lily the Labrador

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We lost another dear pet in April, Lily the Labrador; her owners Lea and Jeff have been loyal clients of While You’re Away, since Lily was a puppy, way back in 2001. Dear Lily died just short of her sixteenth birthday, bless her she was the sweetest girl, as you see from the photo taken… Continue reading A tribute to Lily the Labrador

Checking for ticks on your dogs and cats

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Hello everyone, isn’t it great to have some good weather at last?! I have been rolling around in the grass, having fun in the sun. However, the long wet winter has brought an unprecedented level of ticks, lurking in the long grass and the woodlands, so please watch out for them. Do check your dogs… Continue reading Checking for ticks on your dogs and cats

Dogs left alone at home

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We have around 9 million dogs as a part of our family, living in our homes, in the UK. A recent survey has shown that approximately 2.3 million dogs are left alone all day or in excess of 6 hours, whilst owners are at work. Here at While You’re Away, our pet sitters follow the… Continue reading Dogs left alone at home

Winter months pet and wild life care

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Here I am helping Rosey with the invoices, it’s a dog’s life in here it really is! We are very busy this month, as usual after the Christmas break. Clients are booking their summer holidays already; so, if you need us to look after your pets, it is never too early. Don’t forget we care… Continue reading Winter months pet and wild life care

Hello everyone

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Well, there I was chasing off a helicopter that dared to fly over the office and generally having fun, when I was called back to write this blog – goodness me, I really do work with spoilsports! We are all busy helping people to get away for a Christmas holiday. This is always a busy… Continue reading Hello everyone

A very late June blog!

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Everybody is very busy with summer bookings.  You can see, by the expression on my face, I have to do the filing again! I would like to introduce you to Bob Maddox, one of our sitters.  Bob is a pet portrait artist (he is so busy with clients that I am still waiting for my… Continue reading A very late June blog!