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An international house sitting service since 1999.
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Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba,
Vancouver, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Montreal, Ontario, Toronto, Quebec.

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House Sitters Canada

House sitters wanted Canada for house sitting and pet minding in Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto and all Canada.

A Free service for home owners
Owners - pre-select who you think will best meet your needs from the list of registered sitters or place FREE sitters wanted ad

Sitters - Register for sitting in Canada - One ad for all areas.

House sitters may register their services as available for pet and house sitting jobs in
Alberta, British Columbia, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Vancouver, Ontario, Toronto, Québec, Nova Scotia, Montreal, all Canada - one registration for as many areas as you like.
Short or long term sitters wanted all areas.

Home owners, have sitters look after your home & pets while away
In return, house sitters gain free accommodation.
Benefits everyone !

House sitting Canada

House sitters wanted

  • From home owners needing sitters to look after their homes
    most owners prefer to use registered sitters and will usually find someone suitable from the list of available sitters at the time they start looking.
    sitters wanted ads here - ads from owners needing sitters
    This is Owners advertising they need a sitter for ALL Canada (and elsewhere)

House sitters Available

  • Registered house and pet sitters who are available to look after your home in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and all Canada.
    Owners search free.

    House and Pet sitters Available
    This is House minders registered as available for house sitting jobs.
    Owners looking for house sitters or pet sitters will usually find someone suitable from these lists of registered house sitters.
  • Owners - To place a FREE sitters wanted ad
    Sitters wanted Canada

  • Sitters - To register as available for house sitting jobs anywhere
    Register for house sitting

    One small fee for ALL areas Worldwide for 12 months.
    No fee to change or update your home minding details.
    We do operate on a non-refund basis once your details have been listed.

  • Why Register?
    Registering as available lets owners know who is actually available
    for jobs in their area and gives the sitters the opportunity to write a little about themselves and why the owners should select them.
    Some owners are happy to place wanted ads however many prefer to retain control over who knows they're going to be away and will pre-select someone suitable from the list of available house sitters at the time they start looking.

Hi Danny, I found a wonderful house and dog sitter. And received many other interesting proposals. Since I travel a lot, I will for sure use your services again.
Wishing you lots of happiness for new year!!
Valerie, Montreal, Canada


Hi, We have really enjoyed being on housesit world and tell all our friends about it.
We have been offered some lovely house sits but most were when we were in Cyprus. . . Thank you for the wonderful service and for keeping in touch.
George & Irene, England to Australia, Canada, England, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus

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Articles and Experiences
Many home owners and sitters have forwarded their experiences, well worth reading should you be considering home minding as a lifestyle choice or simply for a unique holiday experience.

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Quebec Canada - house sitting allows the time to fully explore Canada

Canada House sitters

From Vancouver to Toronto, Montreal to Winnipeg, Alberta to Québec - anywhere Canada!
International travel options are huge with so many places to visit, things to see and experience, and with modern-day travellers having a little more time to enjoy each area, house and pet sitting has become a two-fold benefit.
Travellers can house sit someone else's home as an affordable means of accommodation, giving them potentially longer to explore and enjoy an area at a more leisurely pace.
And, while they're away, having house sitters live in their own home gives the peace of mind that is so necessary for a happy holiday - the pets are being looked after in their own home, the mail collected, and lawn maintained.
Horseshoe falls Canada - House sitting to tour Canada

House minding does equal FREE ACCOMMODATION
From one to several weeks or a month to several months
Ideal for leisurely holidays,
home renovation, work or study tours.
One registration for home minding in all areas Canada
For whatever reason, house minding opportunities
can save $100's or even $1,000's by living rent free!
Feedback from housesitters and home owners.

Are your house and contents safe?
Do your pets like going into kennels?
Will the lawn / garden become overgrown?
Have sitters maintain that 'lived in' appearance
Collect and forward your mail
Walk and cuddle your dog
Maintain your garden

Thanks to the universal reach of the internet, we are able to cover all international areas without having to open a physical office in every city. We've had successful house minders in all areas of Canada - and worldwide

Register now for house caring so owners know that you are available
Register for house sitting Canada

House and pet sitters wanted for all areas -
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Canada - this page
Montreal - this page
Toronto - this page
Vancouver - this page

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What is House sitting?
Housesitting has become very popular in recent times as a concept that is mutually beneficial to both the home owner and the house sitter - The home owner gets their home, pets and gardens cared for while they're away and the house sitter gains rent free accommodation in return for minor household duties they would be doing wherever they lived.
Who are House sitters?

Housesitters are ordinary people just like you - from all walks of life and available for all sorts of reasons. Some are saving for a home, renovating their property, moving to a new area, re-establishing their lives, travelling with their own pets or wishing to save on motels or simply needing a break from the mobile home while touring. They range from young singles or couples to families to retirees, from professionals to home makers and all offer something different - as the home owners also have different and varying needs. No one "type" makes the "perfect sitter" for every situation.

What do house sitters do?

The house sitter is expected to look after the home owners home as if it were their own - providing "lived-in" security, mowing lawns, maintaining gardens, collecting and forwarding mail, caring for pets and generally keeping the home neat and tidy.
House sitters would generally be responsible for their own food, telephone and utility use. Whilst most agreements would be in exchange for free rent, some sitters may offer more of a formal caretaker role or perform other agreed extra duties in exchange for an agreed fee. This is totally up to the home owner and the sitter and should be agreed to in writing before commencing duties. (Remember, a house sitter is not expecting to work on your property full time but is looking for a genuine "home" to live in, with it's normal attendant responsibilities - House sitting should be a mutually beneficial arrangement)

Security and References

Security - Whilst a house sitter can provide lived-in security for your property while you're away, it is the responsibility of the home owner to ensure adequate home and contents insurance coverage is maintained.
It is also the home owners responsibility to check the bona fides of the sitter. Apart from checking referees, an interview should be conducted and prospective sitters introduced to your pets to check compatibility. This would also be a good time to introduce your neighbours - this helps the sitter learn the environment and feel more comfortable in strange surroundings and, by bringing your friendly neighbours into the background, acts as a semi backstop for both parties. Requesting a police clearance and considering the lodgement of a bond is also a good idea.
See also "Agreements" below.

Finding a house sitter

Finding prospective sitters - Home owners can peruse our database of available sitters for FREE and make selections at the time they start looking. Simply click on "find a sitter". Type your location into the search box to see a list of available house sitters. Click on their link to read more about the sitters.
Should you not be able to find anyone suitable for house sitting, we will run your "sitter wanted" ad for free.

Registering as available to house sit

Registering as available for house sitting. The wording of your ad needs careful consideration as you will need to convince the home owner that you will be suitable to mind their home while they are away - say the obvious like, if you have experience, say so, if you can provide references, have a history with animals or other desirable skills, say so. Be honest, say a little about yourself, why you wish to be a house sitter and why the home owner should choose you ahead of others available.
To register, follow the links to "register as a sitter
", complete the registration form and you will be
included in our on-line database for up to 12 months. Home owners looking for a sitter will then know you are available and be able to contact you to arrange an interview.

How much does it cost?

How much does it cost?
To find a house sitter is free.
To register as available for sitting - some areas are free, some require a small fee, eg USA, Canada, Europe, UK, Australia all require one small fee for a 12 month listing - one fee only - for as many areas and country's as you like.
Fees are; US$40- or CAN$50- or EURO30- or GBP20- or AUD50-.
Should you need to change your details, please use our "change details" form on our site - there is no charge for this.

How long before you get a sit?

How long before you get a sit - we have had successes within 24 hours however the average is some sort of response within 2-3 weeks - the earlier you register as available, the greater your chances.
Please keep us informed of your up to date availability as it's free to update your details with new areas and dates once you have something.

How long do sits last?

How long do sits last - we have had sitters gain positions lasting from 1 week to 3 years with the average being 2-3 months - most sits fall in the range 1-6 months.


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