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Pawshake is 100% free for owners. You only pay for the sitter you choose.

1. Find a pet sitter

Discover verified pet sitters who provide fun and loving experiences.

2. Arrange a meet & greet

Connect and meet your preferred sitter for free with no obligations.

3. Cashless payments

Book and pay online, get The Pawshake Guarantee and access to 24/7 online customer support.

Why Pawshake?

Personalised and flexible pet care

Pawshake sitters provide plenty of attention in a loving home environment, and can cater specially to your pet's needs. No subscription costs and no obligations.

Local and trusted pet lovers

Our dog sitters and pet sitters are carefully vetted by our dedicated Trust and Safety team.

Peace of mind

Enjoy daily updates and photos of your pet during the stay.

The Pawshake Guarantee

Safely book through Pawshake and enjoy 24/7 support, booking guarantee and veterinary coverage for your pet.

Happiness guaranteed

Relax knowing that your pet will be lovingly cared for by an experienced pet sitter.

My pet sitter's whole family was involved in looking after my pup for 5 days while I was on a family holiday. She sent daily photos and videos and text messages of Sammy playing and enjoying his stay. The care of my dog was unbelievable, it was like he was their own dog!

- Jessica, Melbourne

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