Pets

    • Visiting dog friendly cafes in Hove

      Before we began our full time house sitting lifestyle, we spent a year renting a flat in the centre of Brighton. Back then, Chris was spending his weekdays working at a desk 9-5 as a web developer, while I worked on my Etsy shop in our conservatory-turned-studio at home. We spent our weekends recovering from […]

    • Dog walking in Holkham and Wells, Norfolk

      Each year since we began house sitting in 2018, we’ve booked in for an annual sit at a cottage in Norfolk. We’re now firm friends with the home owner and her pooches, though over time older dogs have passed on and new arrivals have joined the family. Each time we come to house sit in […]

    • Dicky Bag review: A must-have for walkies!

      Anyone walking a dog in the countryside can attest – there’s never a bin when you need one! We’ve carried full poo bags for MILES over the years on our dog walks, because there simply aren’t bins up mountains, deep in forests, or on rolling moorland. Don’t get us wrong – it would be a […]

    • Our experience at Dog Fest 2021

      If you’re as obsessed with dogs as we are, the idea of a festival for dogs will sound like your idea of HEAVEN! We were honoured to receive an invitation to Dog Fest as ambassadors for Borrow My Doggy, who gifted us tickets to Dog Fest North at Tatton Park, Cheshire. At the time of […]

    • Caring for a female dog in season

      After three and a half years of house and pet sitting, caring for over ninety different dogs, we’ve only looked after three dogs in heat and they’ve all been in the past few months! The first at a rural house sit in Norfolk with four year old terrier Winnie, and most recently at our current […]

    • Borrow My Doggy Frequently Asked Questions

      Having spent the past month living at home with Suze’s parents, after all of our November housesits were cancelled due to a second UK lockdown, we couldn’t be more grateful for the existence of Borrow My Doggy to satiate our cravings for fluffy cuddles! We were fortunate enough to spend the first UK lockdown with […]