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How it works

Local Sitters

Trusted sitters will treat your pet like family

Peace of Mind

24/7 support and daily photo updates

Home dog boarding | Dog walking | Cat sitting | House sitting


Hundreds of petlovers offering their service.


Check availability, meet and greet and book online.


Your pet enjoys a stay in a pet loving family.

Get the Pawshake app

Use Pawshake on your smartphone or tablet to:

  • Share photos of your adorable pet with the Pawshake community.
  • Add creative captions to your photos and keep a pet diary.
  • Browse cute pet pictures from other Pawshakers around the world.
  • When you're out of town, receive messages and photos seamlessly from your pet sitter.

Wall of Paws

What do thousands of happy Pawshake pets look like? Beware – it's addictive!

Why Pawshake?

Great for your pet

  • Caring, personalized attention
  • No kennels, no cages
  • Stay locally in the community
  • Retain familiar items (bed, toys, treats, etc.)

Great for you

  • No guilt: your animal is in loving hands
  • Daily photo updates
  • Easy online reservations
  • Safe and secure payments
  • Outstanding customer service

Trust and Safety

  • Verified profiles
  • Transparent reviews
  • Open communication
  • Strong pet-loving community

From the blog

Play away the Winter Blues!

BRRRRR....it's cold out there! Time to hibernate - we're thinking lazy cuddles in front of the fire and sleep-ins on the weekend. BUT the weather can also make it a little harder to get out and active... Good news is, you can beat the winter lethargy blues with help from your pet - and both of you will benefit!

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Is your pet afraid of fireworks? Please be careful and take all the precautions you need to keep your pet safe.

Will you be celebrating New Year's Eve together with your (guest) pet? Then have a read of this: There are plenty of ways to train your pet not to be afraid, but there's little point in starting now, as you won't have enough time to truly achieve something before this year's fireworks start. Come midnight, you might be busy opening the champagne and hugging family and friends. And then everyone will go outside to watch the fireworks. Just one moment of not paying attention can have grave consequences. This is how to prevent that.

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5 ways your cat displays his affection

Do you understand what your cat is trying to tell you? Your little furball might be somewhat headstrong, but he's likely as fond of you as you are of him! Below are 5 ways he'll tell you just how much he cares.

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