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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

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Home Visits
Fiona, 14-04-2024
I cannot recommend Emily highly enough! My cats are the most precious thing in the world to me and leaving them with a cat sitter is always a bit of a worry, but I would now never hesitate to ask Emily to look after them! It’s clear that she is a cat lover herself and that really showed in her care and attention. She didn’t just feed the cats, but actually spent time with them and made sure that they were happy and content each day. She also provided us with pictures and updates, which was much appreciated. One of our cats requires medication twice a day and Emily had absolutely no problem administering this. She really was the most perfect cat sitter that we could have wished for. If you need a cat sitter, do not hesitate to book her!
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Home Visits
Alize, 11-03-2024
We hired Janelle to look after our two precious cats from 7th to 9th March 2024. She took the best care of our cats, precisely following our directions and recommendations. She proved to be very trustworthy and reliable, which put my partner and myself at ease during our absence. Communication with Janelle was fluid, with an update accompanied by photos or videos of our two cats being sent over to us after each visit. It was evident from the videos and photos she sent us that our two cats were exceptionally comfortable in her presence. One of our cats is very fearful by nature and had never felt as comfortable around a pet sitter as she felt around Janelle, approaching her, playing with her and smelling her fingers. I very happily recommend Janelle to anyone looking for a pet sitter, and would definitely contact her again with future pet sitting opportunities.

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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