connect home and pet owners
with caring house sitters people who are happy to sit for FREE

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So far we’ve helped happy pets stay at home for

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nights, instead of kennels and catteries.

Find A Sitter

Why use TrustedHousesitters to find your perfect sitter?
Happier PETS

Vets agree most pets are happier at home when owners are away, adapting much better to a new carer than a new environment.

Pet Care for FREE

View profiles and 5 star reviews of registered sitters with police checks and video profiles to help you easily choose your ideal sitter.

5-star rated MEMBERS

Our registered pet-loving sitters are care-oriented rather than pay-oriented. They’ll travel to care for your home and pets for free in exchange for a free retreat.


As owners and sitters ourselves, we get the need to make pet care easy, helping you enjoy peace of mind knowing your home and pets are lovingly cared for.

Find A House Sit

Why become a registered sitter with TrustedHousesitters?
Stay for FREE

From Tuscany to New York, pet lovers enjoy home comforts world-wide in exchange for caring for an owners’ home and pets while they’re away.

More house SITS

With members in 130+ countries, more owners choose us to find their ideal sitter. We’re your #1 resource for house sitting adventures near or far.

Be treated like a FRIEND

More than just living like a local, whether it’s a weekend away or extended travels, enjoy being accepted as a friend, globally.

Care for PETS

Love pets? Love travel? TrustedHousesitters helps enrich lives. If you enjoy caring for pets, a wonderful world of house sits is waiting for you!


The win-win for pet lovers that travel

Connecting Kiwi pet owners with top-rated pet lovers happy to care
for your home and pets completely for FREE!

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  • * Find 5-star rated members who will sit for FREE
  • * Pets stay happy at home, in their own beds
  • * Enjoy peace of mind and save thousands in costs
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  • * Stay for FREE in return for caring for pets
  • * Be treated like a local and enjoy a home
  • * Sits from a weekend to a year - globally
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Connect with 49 228 pet loving members in 133 countries

Thousands of house sits worldwide


Members say...

Carolyne McCourty, Auckland, New Zealand
Carolyne McCourty
Auckland, New Zealand HOME & PET OWNER

"Normally I had a girl who would come for an hour each day but as I work from home the cats are used to having me there all day. I was delighted with the response to my listing. I got applications through in a few hours and they were of excellent quality. has been fantastic, I've had such a good experience."

Diana & Brett Watson, Christchurch, New Zealand
Diana & Brett Watson
Christchurch, New Zealand HOUSE SITTERS

"As a house sitter I have been able to find so many great house sits, as they provide so many user-friendly services - with the excellent search option, being able to update my listing and having access to wonderful house sits worldwide. Way more efficient than other house sitting sites and many, many more house sits available."

April Bedford, Wellington, New Zealand
April Bedford
Wellington, New Zealand HOME & PET OWNER

"TrustedHousesitters has made finding reliable, trustworthy people to look after our dog and house so easy! We’ve used them three times so far and have been very impressed with how easy it is and the high caliber of the respondents. I have appreciated the tips that they give at each stage. What a great service!"

Raewyn & Bill Pettigrew, Tauranga, NZ
Raewyn & Bill Pettigrew

"We cannot speak highly enough of the professional way in which this trusted & awesome house sitter site is managed and easy to navigate. I recommend this site to so many people as being far superior to others that we have joined in the past. We also delight in our daily reading/ searching for our next adventure on this site."

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