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Post Info TOPIC: Does anyone travel and housesit that has their own pets too?


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Does anyone travel and housesit that has their own pets too?


Hi everone, I am hoping to be our on the road again by the end of the year, and was wondering if anyone travels and house site who also has their own pets with them? Looking forward to anyones stories?

 



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Hi There,

We have been travelling for about 18 months in our motorhome with our two Jack Russells & done 7 house sits totalling 27 weeks.

We have looked after many dogs & cats as well as horses, cows & chickens and found it to be in all, a good experience.

For anyone contemplating taking on house sitting with their own pets I could offer a couple of tips, be sure to ask plenty of questions regarding compatibility of animals, ask for photos of house/property if none are supplied in advert, decide on whether you want to stay in their house or in your own accommodation and be sure to have a back up plan that both parties agree too if you have to leave in the advent of a emergency ie, fire or flood.

There are financial benefits as well, no CP fees or other accomodation fees when on a house sit as well as fuel savings which is good for the budget. And I should mention, you get to meet some interesting people and their animals.

 



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Thanks Brownie64 for your advice, I am looking forward to getting on the road by the end of June hopefully.

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Hi. I've been travelling since 2011 with hubby and the hound, and housesitting since 2015. I'm with AussieHousesitters. I think the last sit was #24.. I just filter the search to only show places that allow pets and have space for a caravan. There's plenty around. Once you've got a few references it's not difficult to find a suitable sit.

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Thanks GypsyChick sounds promising.


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