TrustedHousesitter, a website which connects pet owners and pet sitters, has reached 100,000 pet sitters and owners on its platform.
The company says its membership has grown by 25% since March 2020 to 100,000 and revenue from new members joining is at four times the pre-pandemic levels.
TrustedHousesitters has facilitated more than four million nights of pet-sitting across 130 countries since its launch, and is now aiming to double its revenue in 2022.
Matthew Prior, Chief Executive, said: “This is an exciting milestone for us following a period of uncertainty for all businesses, particularly those in the travel sector. Not only has the sheer number of pets to be cared for increased massively, but the pandemic brought on a huge acceleration in the shift towards digital nomad employees, meaning that people can travel and pursue their passions while working, and we’ve observed a gradual shift in retirees also pursuing their desire to travel.
“This multitude of factors have turbo-charged our growth and we’re ambitious for our future plans to roll out our services to even more pet-loving members.”
The business is currently the largest pet-sitting platform in the UK and the third largest globally.