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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

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Home Visits
Olena, 01-03-2024
I entrusted my beloved cat Gosha to the care of Ilgin for a period of 10 days, and I must say, it was an exceptional experience. Ilgin’s attentiveness, care, and professionalism truly exceeded my expectations. Throughout Gosha’s stay, Ilgin ensured that he was not only fed properly but also showered with attention and affection. Her commitment to his well-being was evident in the daily updates she provided, complete with photos and videos that brought great comfort to me while I was away. Ilgin’s dedication to her role as a pet sitter was evident in every interaction. She went above and beyond to cater to Gosha’s needs and ensure his comfort and happiness. Her genuine love for animals shone through in her interactions with him. I am incredibly grateful to Ilgin for providing such excellent care to Gosha during my absence. Her professionalism, reliability, and genuine love for animals make her an outstanding choice for anyone seeking a trustworthy pet sitter. I wholeheartedly recommend her services to anyone in need of pet care, and I look forward to entrusting Gosha to her care again in the future. Thank you, Ilgin, for your exceptional service!
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Home Visits
Muhammad, 01-01-2024
Jazmyne was a great cat sitter for my two cats during the booked two and half weeks. This is probably my 10th time I hire a cat sitter and I can say that she is one of the top sitters I hired. She was very responsive and accurate in her communication any time I messaged her. She used to send me pictures of my cats daily and made sure everything she used was clean when she left. She took care of the food, litter box, playing with the cats, brushing the cats and followed all instructions.

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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