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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

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Minori, 15-02-2022
I'm really glad to have Holly and Pamela as our cat's host! They have lots of experience with cats and they know how to take a good care of them. The communication with Holly was very smooth, and she also checked the details with me to make sure that she provides the cat's needs (which I highly appreciate!). During the cat sitting, Holly sent us pictures and updates, reassuring that our cat is doing well. We could see that he was having a great time with Holly and Pamela, which made us happy :) When I need a cat-sitting in the future, I'll definitely go back to them! (Not only because they're very reliable, but also because our cat loves them :) ) Thank you very much, and see you soon again! :)
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Vicky, 17-07-2022
Look no further!! you have found the best Dog sitter in Hilton region in my humble opinion. It was trust at first sight and also love at first sight Sarah has shown her ability to deal with large dogs and care for all our fur baby, she was caring and accommodating. She text us every day about our dog and sent us pictures. She put our mind at ease when we were away knowing that my dog was in good care. The number one reason why I chose Sarah is because she would only take one pet at a time which means full attention to our pet. I highly recommend Sarah for anyone looking for a pet sitter you will not regret your decision. We have already pre book her for our December vacay. That’s how much we appreciate her. Thank you Sarah!!!!

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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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