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A sitter stays overnight in your home

House and pet care for while you are away

A house sitter will stay at your home while you are away to care for your pets and keep an eye on your home.

House sitting is a perfect choice for pets that prefer to stay in the comfort of their own home. Our house sitters are also a more cost effective option if you own several pets.

With house sitting, your house will be lived-in and far more secure with a trusted house sitter coming and going than an empty home.

How does it work?

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

1. Search for a sitter

Choose from a range of experienced house sitting professionals nearby.

2. Organise a free meet and greet

Meet your sitter for free before you make a house 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 house sitting?

We've got you and your pet covered

Peace of mind guarantee

We care about the happiness and safety of you, your home and your pet.
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Experienced local sitters

We have experienced, qualified and reliable local sitters for house sitting services.

Vetted sitters

Every single sitter’s house sitter profile is individually reviewed by our dedicated Trust and Safety team. We only accept 15% of house sitting applications.
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Contactless payments

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

See what Pawshake house sitting clients have to say!

Read real house sitting reviews from happy pet owners

House Sitting
Zoe, 20-08-2021
I couldn't have been happier with my first experience of booking a house and pet sitter. David visited me twice before the booking to get to know all the pets, I felt totally at ease and reassured, allowing me to leave the house and pets in safe hands and relax while I was away. David clearly loves animals and genuinely cares about the pets he is in charge of. He communicated with me every day, sending updates and photos and took such great care of the animals and house. I even came home to freshly washed sheets, a house tidier than when I left and extra bits of shopping! I highly recommend David, I have already rebooked him for my next trip!
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Rachel, 12-06-2021
This has been our first time using a pet sitter, and Connor was fantastic. The care that was shown to our kitten and older cat was amazing. Connor took the time to get to know each of them properly and understand their needs and personalities. It's clear how much he cares for animals in general and it was clear when we came back how well looked after the cats had been. He also took time to send us regular updates and pictures which were lovely to receive and also very reassuring. Connor was also a great house sitter too! I wouldn't hesitate to book Connor again.

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Frequently asked questions

Your house sitting questions answered

What is house sitting?

House sitting is an in-home pet care service. A sitter comes to stay at your home for the duration of the time you are away to care for your pets and keep an eye on your home.

Is house sitting a good option for me and my pets?

House sitting is a perfect choice for pets that prefer to stay in the comfort of their own home. Your house will also be lived-in and far more secure with a trusted house sitter coming and going than an empty home.

Who will be house sitting in my home?

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 house sitter prior to making a booking.

Will the house sitter keep me posted about how my pet is doing?

Your sitter will send you daily text and photo updates through Pawshake or your preferred choice of communication. This is included as part of your booking and there is no additional cost required.

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