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Dog sitting at your home

Home visits for while you are away

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

Dog sitting services are suitable for dogs of all ages including puppies and senior dogs.

Personalised in-home care is a safer and more loving alternative to a commercial dog care or dog minding businesses.

How does it work?

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

1. Search for a sitter

Choose from a range of experienced dog care sitters nearby.

2. Organise a free meet and greet

Meet your sitter for free before you make a dog 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 dog.

Why choose Pawshake for dog sitting?

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 carers. 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 sitter.
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Contactless payments

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

See what Pawshake dog sitting clients have to say!

Read real dog care reviews from happy dog owners

Home Visits
Ian, 11-05-2021
Our 10 year old cat is very sweet with her family, but she is known to keep her distance with anyone new, so we were a little nervous when we had to find someone who could check in on her while we were away. After looking at Karen's profile and reading her reviews, it seemed like she was very familiar with cats with all kinds of personalities and would be perfect to watch over ours. I'm very happy to say that we were 100% right. Karen is an amazing cat sitter and understands them very well. She is very professional and its obvious that she cares deeply for each of the cats she looks after. We had a meet and greet before we left and Karen took the time to get to know our cat's habits and behaviours to make sure she would be as comfortable as possible. She answered all of our questions and explained her approach to put us at ease. While we were away, Karen provided detailed daily updates with photos. She had many tools and strategies to make our cat comfortable like a tablet to play calming music and videos. She also would flag anything that she thought may be of concern to get our input. We have never been so comfortable knowing our cat was healthy and in good hands while away. Once we returned, our cat was in great health and good spirits and we know it's because of the attention and care she received from Karen while we were gone. We wouldn't hesitate for one second to have her look after our cat anytime. In fact, we would be less reluctant to travel knowing our cat would be in such great hands. Thanks Karen!
Home Visits
Gwen, 12-08-2021
Katelyn is the best pet sitter I’ve ever met! She is super easy to communicate and very detail-minded. She sticks with the time slot strictly (which made her waking up so early) because my cats are pretty time-sensitive. She nailed it and I really appreciated it! My cats love Katelyn so much. Mao Mao even sat on her lap in which she has never done to anyone except us. Also, when your cats has shown no sign of missing you whatsoever, you can tell how amazing Katelyn is. Animals don’t lie:) I’d definitely recommend Katelyn if you’re looking for an incredible pet sitter! and I’m sure I will book her again!

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Frequently asked questions

Your dog sitting questions answered

What does dog sitting include?

With our dog sitting service, an experienced dog care sitter will visit your home and spend some one-on-one time with your dog.

Who will be dog sitting my dog?

Pawshake only accepts dog care 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 dog sitter prior to making a booking.

Is dog sitting the right option for my dog?

Dog sitting is the perfect option for dogs who prefer staying in their own home environment and would like some company during the day. Pawshake’s dog minding services are suitable for dogs of all ages, especially puppies who may be too young to socialise and senior dogs who would feel more comfortable staying at home.

How do I choose a dog care sitter?

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

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