To cancel an assignment before it starts, on your 'My house sitting assignments' page, which is available from your Dashboard, house sitters can click on the 'Cancel this assignment' link. You will be prompted to include a message to the home owner. They will then be notified via email. Please don't leave this to the last minute! Be considerate for your home owner, who may not have enough time to find another house sitter.
It is also assumed that house sitters only cancel an assignment before it has started!
If it has already started, we generally advise that house sitters: