It’s been another wonderful year helping each other travel while keeping pets happy at home. Now it’s time to look back, share your stories, and celebrate the special sitters you’ve met along the way.

Nominate your Sitter of the Year 

Want to say a big thank you to a sitter who cared for your pets this year? Help them win a wonderful prize by nominating them for Sitter of the Year 2019.

What will they win? 

As well as the trusted title, the winner will be awarded the ultimate prize for all pet lovers — a lifetime of TrustedHousesitters. That's an everlasting membership to spend time and make memories with even more wonderful pets around the world. 

Entries will close on 12 Jan 2020 and the lucky winner will be announced early in the new year, so be sure to make all your nominations in plenty of time.

Terms and conditions apply.

Meet the pet-loving panelists

Angela Laws 

Having enjoyed over 100 sits so far, what our multi-award winning Community Manager doesn't know about house and pet sitting isn’t worth knowing.

Marie Flora

Winning a Sitter of the Year award after just two months of being a member, Marie Flora knows what it takes to stand out from the pack. 

Zac and Jill 

Winners of last year’s Long-Distance Connection award, Zac and Jill will literally go the extra mile to keep pets safe and happy at home.

Let’s look back...

Need inspiration? Take a look at last year’s winners of the Sitter of the Year awards 2018.

Annie and Ian, nominated by Millard and Brenda...

Annie and Ian are great people who go the extra mile.

Marie Flora, nominated by Katie...

I was absolutely overcome with her kindness and compassion.

Maryanne, nominated by Joyce...

She really looked after Mallory and by the time we got back he had got his confidence back.

Vanessa and Jeff, nominated by Kelley...

They even took her when they rode around to the cafes in the bike basket.

Zac and Jill, nominated by Susan...

We now refer to them as our 'kids' and have stayed in touch with them regularly as they travel the world.

Want to hear the winners' special stories? Head to our blog.

Read their stories