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Red Agency wins PR account for TrustedHousesitters.com

House and pet-sitting service Trustedhousesitters.com has appointed Red Agency to handle its PR account.

Red Agency’s Melbourne office will lead the account and handle the membership-based service’s media relations, events and influencer engagement programs.

Trustedhousesitters.com is a pet-sitting membership-based service for pet owners

TrustedHousesitters.com provides pet owners with trusted sitters who look after their pets in exchange for a place to stay.

Grant Titmus, executive director at Red Agency Melbourne, said in a statement: “We had some great case studies. There was a couple from Perth that hadn’t been home since 2011 and had spent the past three years house and pet sitting in several locations in France.

“Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world with an estimated 5.7m of Australia’s 9.2m households home to a pet. Marry that with the fact we want to travel a lot, and TrustedHousesitters.com becomes a pretty compelling option.”

Jess Stephens, CMO at TrustedHousesitters.com, added: “We are proud to have been able to facilitate over 2m nights of pet sitting globally and our pet-loving members have travelled over 57m miles and looked after hundreds of thousands of pets across 130 countries. Australia is now our third-most-popular destination, with more than 50% of all members completing at least one sit in the market.”

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