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Dog boarding at the sitter’s home

Overnight dog care for while you are away

Your dog stays overnight at a sitter’s home and enjoys personalised dog care.

Home dog boarding is suitable for dogs of all ages, including puppies.

A more safe and loving alternative to a commercial dog kennel or dog hotel.

How does it work?

Booking dog boarding with Pawshake is easy and safe

1. Search for a sitter

Choose from a range of experienced, qualified and reliable local sitters nearby.

2. Organise a free meet and greet

Meet your sitter for free before you make a booking to make sure it's a perfect match

3. Safely confirm your booking

Benefit from in-house customer support and free veterinary coverage for your dog.

Why choose Pawshake for dog boarding?

We've got you and your dog covered

Peace of mind guarantee

Free veterinary coverage included with every booking.
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Experienced local sitters

Find qualified and reliable local dog boarding sitters. Every single sitter’s profile is individually reviewed by our dedicated Trust and Safety team. We only accept 15% of sitter applications.

The Pawshake Guarantee

We care about the happiness and safety of you and your dog. On the rare occasion that your sitter has to cancel the booking, our dedicated team will work with you to find a new dog boarding sitter.
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Contactless payments

Pawshake’s safe and cashless booking process means that sitters only get paid after they complete the booking.

See what Pawshake dog boarding clients have to say!

Read real dog boarding reviews from happy dog owners

Dog Boarding
Dog, 08-12-2023
Julieta took care of our dog for a long weekend while we travelled on holiday. She was very prompt and accurate in her communication while planning the handover. Our dog loved her from the start. Her place is clean and spacious and our dog was happy to chill in her room which had lots of sunlight. Julieta in person was exactly matching her profile description. She was professional and friendly and it was obvious how much she loves animals very much. She was very comfortable handling our dog although he has special needs (he comes from a shelter) and can be quite a handful with new people but she had no problems at all. During his stay, Julieta was regularly sending pics and videos of our dog. She made sure he got his walks and playtime outside. She was always reachable whenever we messaged her and was responsive all the time. We had a lot of rules for our dog (how to feed him, what to do or not to do outside) and Julieta was happy to take care of all of them. In the end we were able to focus on our holiday because we felt our dog is safe and loved while staying with Julieta. When it was time to go our dog was happy and healthy and did not want to leave her place and we know he misses her very much. We would certainly book her as a dog sitter and highly recommend her. Thank you so much Julieta!
Dog Boarding
Carsten, 03-01-2024
We entrusted Prachi with our beloved dog for a week, and she was absolutely fantastic! Throughout our dog’s stay, Prachi kept us constantly updated, sending delightful pictures and videos that reassured us of our pet’s well-being and happiness. This thoughtful communication was deeply appreciated and helped us enjoy our time away without worry. Prachi’s dog-sitting service is outstanding. She not only takes excellent care of pets but also goes the extra mile to ensure complete peace of mind for the owners. We highly recommend her services to anyone looking for a caring, reliable, and exceptionally considerate dog sitter.

Frequently asked questions

Your dog boarding questions answered

What are home dog boarding services?

With home dog boarding, your dog stays overnight at a sitter’s home. Instead of being in a crowded dog kennel or dog hotel, your dog can be in a comfortable home and receive the same quality level of love and care you would provide.

Who's boarding my dog?

Pawshake only accepts sitters who have experience and/or qualifications caring for pets. You will get to search, choose and have a free meet and greet with your sitter prior to making a booking.

Where will my dog be staying?

Your dog will be staying at the sitter's home. Be sure to discuss any requirements with your sitter prior to booking. The more your sitter knows about your pet, the better! That way they can really ensure that your pet has the best and most comfortable stay.

How do I choose a sitter?

Visit the sitter's profile and read about their background, home and experience.Then request a free meet and greet. If you are happy with the sitter’s dog boarding environment and how well they bond with your dog, confirm your booking on Pawshake.

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