Category: News

Monday morning

Sometimes one email can change the whole perspective of a day. What a lovely email to receive on a Monday morning:  Dear Jackie Seems incredible but we are now booking holidays in 2019. So please can you book a minder for us...

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Long Term House-sits

Whilst the vast majority of the sits Minders Keepers cover are for limited periods;  a weekend, a week, a fortnight a month, occasionally we are asked to cover longer term sits. These can be for various reasons, perhaps a client...

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Minders Keepers Feedback

It is a while since we posted any of the lovely feedback we continue to receive and so forgive the trumpeting but what a lovely email to receive on a Monday morning.   Dear Jackie, We have just returned from a few days away and...

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Pets in Snow Warning

WARNING for all dog owners & Dogs carers. Read on…. With the snow and ice expected the roads may well be gritted, if you walk your dog on gritted roads/paths… please make sure that their paws are washed either...

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Dog’s off lead

I have recently met a new American friend at ‘puppy party’ . She was surprised in a nation of dog lovers that the UK does not seem to have the same dog parks as the USA, areas specifically designed for friendly dogs...

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Christmas Opening hours

From 4pm on 22nd December until 9am on 2nd January Minders Keepers will be operating on emergency cover. Phone messages will be collected on a daily basis on 01763 262102 Emails will be checked every couple of days. All sitters...

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Christmas Event

One of our clients is hosting a Christmas event from 16-19 November (10.30am-4.40pm). There will be fine arts and other gifts available by local artists as well as seasonal refreshments. This will be at Gravelly Barn in...

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Halloween Pets: Trick-or-Treat?

As Halloween is now upon us, we have been amazed to see a rash of images on social media sites as well as in tabloids of pets not just dressed for Halloween, but fur dyed/painted. While many people may find it entertaining to...

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Alabama Rot 2017

Following a conversation a client had with a local with a local gamekeeper in Berkshire, the worrying disease Alabama Rot has been brought starkly to our attention. The gamekeeper had just lost his young working Labrador to the...

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Christmas House sits

It’s that time of year again as the leaves are turning and the weather is getting colder that we naturally start to think about Christmas. Minders Keepers already has a number of clients who have booked up their sitters...

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House sitting work

Minders Keepers is currently looking to recruit more sitters particularly in the following regions: Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Kent, Surrey, Northants. London and Sussex. The last few years have...

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