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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
Ruchi, 06-08-2021
We used Ana's pet sitting service last week for the first time for our cat. It was a very nice experience. Ana kept us up-to-date with Coco's daily activities , and went out of the way to befriend our otherwise very shy cat. To our surprise, Coco got comfortable with her quickly and feels safe around her. Ana is a true pet lover, and I had a lovely vacation without stressing about if my cat was feeling lonely at home as she was in good hands. Ana visited her everyday and fed her, played with her, refreshed her water bowl and kept her surroundings so clean! I recommend Ana highly as a pet sitter, as she genuinely is passionate for animals and cats specially i think :), and she takes care of them like you do. I trust her completely with my cat. Thanks so much Ana
Home Visits
Carlee, 09-11-2021
Min is a wonderful pet sitter! I am always careful with who I hire to watch my rabbit and Min exceeded expectations. She followed my detailed care instructions closely, wrote for any questions/clarifications, and gave me daily updates with lots of pictures😊 She also made sure everything was super clean when I got home and Bumble was doing great. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a pet sitter — she is a true animal lover with a big heart and will take the best care of all of your fur babies!

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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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