Find a trusted pet sitter in your community.

How it works

Local Sitters

Trusted sitters will treat your pet like family

Peace of Mind

24/7 support and daily photo updates

Home dog boarding | Dog walking | Cat sitting | House sitting


Hundreds of petlovers offering their service.


Check availability, meet and greet and book online.


Your pet enjoys a stay in a pet loving family.

Get the Pawshake app

Use Pawshake on your smartphone or tablet to:

  • Share photos of your adorable pet with the Pawshake community.
  • Add creative captions to your photos and keep a pet diary.
  • Browse cute pet pictures from other Pawshakers around the world.
  • When you're out of town, receive messages and photos seamlessly from your pet sitter.

Wall of Paws

What do thousands of happy Pawshake pets look like? Beware – it's addictive!

Why Pawshake?

Great for your pet

  • Caring, personalized attention
  • No kennels, no cages
  • Stay locally in the community
  • Retain familiar items (bed, toys, treats, etc.)

Great for you

  • No guilt: your animal is in loving hands
  • Daily photo updates
  • Easy online reservations
  • Safe and secure payments
  • Outstanding customer service

Trust and Safety

  • Verified profiles
  • Transparent reviews
  • Open communication
  • Strong pet-loving community
  • Free Pet Insurance

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My pet’s nose is dry….is it sick?

There has been a long-standing tale amongst dog and cat owners that your pet should have a wet nose if they are healthy, and that a dry nose means they are sick. Does this theory hold any water, or is it a bit 'on the nose'?

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Is your dog bored?

Dogs, like humans, can get downright bored if they aren’t receiving enough mental and physical stimulation. Here's how to tell if your dog is bored and what you can do to help.

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