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Doggy Day Care

Loving dog day care for when you are at work

Busy at work and need help with dog care? You can find a perfect pet sitter offering doggy day care in their home on Pawshake.

Pawshake knows you want the best dog care for your furry friend. Our pet sitters are highly experienced and can provide in-home dog care services when life gets hectic.

What is Doggy Day care?

Cosy at-home care for your pooch

Not all pets enjoy staying in a crowded doggy day care centre. Instead, many prefer in home dog day care in the comfort of a cosy, secure environment.
Our pet sitters don’t operate like a traditional dog day care centre – instead, you can choose the individual pet sitter who will be providing one-on-one dog day care services for your furry friend. Does your dog not get along with other dogs? Arrange dog day care with a pet sitter that only takes in single bookings at a time. Alternatively, your dog can make new friends during doggy day care – but usually only a maximum of 2 or 3 dogs at a time.

Why is doggy day care great for your dog?

Dogs are social animals that need companionship, so most don’t enjoy being left alone during the day. Being alone for long periods can lead to stress and even separation anxiety, but this can easily be avoided by booking dog care services through Pawshake. Your sitter will keep your pooch happy during the day with plenty of love and belly rubs!

The Pawshake difference

Your dog is in safe hands

Trusted, verified & insured dog day care

Our pet sitters are trusted, experienced and vetted locals who simply adore dogs. In addition to dog care, many Pawshake pet sitters can perform extra tasks, such as grooming and administering medication. Feel great knowing your pet is covered by our Premium Pet Protection insurance during the booking, too.

Simple Search

Enter your street or postcode into the search bar on the Pawshake home page or app, and select the service ‘doggy day care’. You can then easily browse local sitters who offer personalised dog day care. Use our handy search filters and date-range options to make sure you quickly find a host that’s perfect for your dog care needs.

Guilt-free doggy day care

A dedicated pet sitter is a great option for in home dog day care when your family or friends are too busy. Many pet owners are uncomfortable asking their neighbours for dog day care help: a Pawshake pet sitter will be happy to provide dog day care when you can’t. Pawshake pet sitters are genuinely love pets and are there to help with your dog day care needs.

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Why Pawshake?

We’ve got you and your pet covered

Peace of Mind Guarantee Included

In the unlikely event that your pet is ill or injured during a booking, Pawshake will cover veterinary costs. Pay securely online for The Pawshake Guarantee on your pet sitting booking. You’re in safe hands with Pawshake.

Local Vetted Pet Sitters

All pet sitters are individually vetted by our team of specialists: less than 20% of potential pet sitters make the cut. All pet sitters have a detailed profile with personal information and authentic community reviews for you to read before booking their services.

Happiness Guaranteed

Our loving pet sitters are dedicated to your cat, dog, rabbit, bird or guinea pig. Enjoy daily updates and photos from your pet sitter during pet boarding, pet daycare or your dog’s walk. Our friendly customer support team is online to help you 24/7.

Booking Guarantee

Should the pet sitter you have arranged and booked be unable to care for your pet, we will do everything we can to find you a replacement pet sitter. This is very rare, but we are there to help if you get stuck.

How does it work?

Pawshake is easy!

1. Free meet & greet

Message a loving pet sitter, and arrange an obligation-free meet & greet.

2. Book online

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

3. Sit back and relax

Your pet is in safe hands. Your pet sitter will be in touch with regular photos and updates during the pet daycare or pet hosting period.

Using Doggy Daycare for the first time?

Here's how it works

With a few simple steps, you can feel relaxed knowing that your pet sitter will do the best job possible.

Choosing the right pet sitter

Enter your suburb into the Pawshake search and your dates to explore the many available sitters in your neighbourhood. Read all about your pet sitter’s past dog care experience on their profile and browse through reviews from previous customers. If the pet sitter looks promising, send a message with your requirements.

Meet and Greet

Always arrange a meet and greet with your pet sitter before formalising the booking. Take your time in getting to know each other- ask your pet sitter questions, introduce your dog, check their space to make sure it’s right for your pet during the doggy day care period and answer any questions.

Finalise your booking

If your meet and greet is a success, return to Pawshake to make the doggy day care booking. This will activate our premium pet insurance coverage, the Pawshake guarantee and the support of the customer support team. Payment will be sorted out at this stage too and transferred to your pet sitter at the end of the booking.

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