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Pet sitting at your home

Home visits for while you are away

A qualified pet sitter will drop-in and visit your home to spend some one-on-one time with your pet.

Pet sitting services are suitable for all types of pets who would feel more comfortable in their own environment.

Pet care at home is a safer and less stressful choice for all pet types than a commercial pet hotel.

How does it work?

Securing a pet sitting booking with Pawshake is easy and safe.

1. Search for a sitter

Choose from a range of experienced pet and dog sitting professionals nearby.

2. Organise a free meet and greet

Meet your sitter for free before you make a pet sitting 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 pet.

Why choose Pawshake for pet sitting?

We've got you and your pet covered

Peace of mind guarantee

We care about the happiness and safety of you and your pet.
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Experienced local pet and dog sitters

We have experienced, qualified and reliable local pet and dog sitters for a range of pet care services.

Vetted sitters and dog minders

Every single pet sitting profile is individually reviewed by our dedicated Trust and Safety team. We only accept 15% of sitter applications.
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Contactless payments

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

See what Pawshake pet sitting clients have to say!

Read real pet sitting reviews from happy pet owners

Home Visits
Rinus, 06-04-2021
Summary: Anna is amazing to book to cat sit your cats, her communication before booking, taking in our 'requirements', and actually taking care of our cats was flawless. More info: - Before booking: it was easy to communicate with Anna, she answered very fast and we quickly found a date and time for a meet and greet. - Meet and greet: Anna was very friendly and interacted well with our cats. She seems a true cat person. She took in all our details and wrote them down in her phone for references later on. She also offered to water our plants and take our mail up. We had the feeling our cats would be in good hands! - Cat sitting: on the day itself we got a bunch of nice pictures and movies, our cats are always a bit anxious when we leave (and so are we!), but Anna reassured us a lot they were well tended for... The cats looked really happy Anna was there and she did everything as expected :D - Coming home: everything in order! Was so good to see that Anna took care of everything! 5/5 would book again
Home Visits
Léo, 27-06-2021
Julie is really the best cat sitter 💯 Not only she is professionnal but she also always take so much care of Lucky 😺 She also send update with photos every day and it's always easy to communicate with her. I highly recommand her if you need a careful, reliable and professionnal pet sitter 😊

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Frequently asked questions

Your pet sitting questions answered

What does pet sitting include?

When you book our pet sitting services, an experienced pet sitter will visit your home and spend some one-on-one time with your pet.

Who will be caring for my pet during the pet sitting booking?

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

Is pet sitting the right option for my pet?

Pet sitting is the perfect option for pets who prefer staying in their own home environment and would like some company during the day. This means your pet gets to enjoy high quality and personalised care that is better than pet hotels.

What is the difference between pet sitting and pet hotels?

Pet sitting is a personalised service where a pet sitter visits your home and spends one on one time with your pet. Pet hotels can be stressful and usually involve your pet sharing their space with other pets and interacting with different staff members each time.

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