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Dog boarding at the sitter’s home

Overnight dog care for while you are away

Your dog stays overnight at a sitter’s home and enjoys personalised dog care.

Home dog boarding is suitable for dogs of all ages, including puppies.

A more safe and loving alternative to a commercial dog kennel or dog hotel.

How does it work?

Booking dog boarding with Pawshake is easy and safe

1. Search for a sitter

Choose from a range of experienced, qualified and reliable local sitters nearby.

2. Organise a free meet and greet

Meet your sitter for free before you make a 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 boarding?

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 boarding sitters. 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 boarding sitter.
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Contactless payments

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

See what Pawshake dog boarding clients have to say!

Read real dog boarding reviews from happy dog owners

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Ren, 22-09-2022
We are very grateful to Kian Min and his wife and son! Kian Min is a professional pet sitter. We used home bording for the first time - Ken, a 13-year-old Papillon, has separation anxiety after a lockdown. Kian Min and his family did not leave Ken alone all the time for 6 nights, which made him feel much more secure. So Ken did not lose his appetite due to stress. Kian Min was patient when Ken first started marking and waited until Ken stopped marking. He told me every day how Ken was doing and sent me pictures. We could see from them that Ken was in a happy state. Ken seemed to follow Kian Min around, which was proof that Ken trusted and loved him. He walked Ken twice a day and also took Ken outside day and night for potty. Ken has long hair, so we asked him to be brushed every day after his walks. He was carefully groomed and came home with a beautiful coat. We were worried about leaving Ken with someone else as he has separation anxiety and is a senior dog, but Kian Min has been great with our requests and is a great sitter. We have another appointment booked in six months' time and would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a pet sitter.
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Xie, 07-11-2022
Mihir is definitely great sitter. My dog Huan Huan had such a wonderful time in Mihir's place. Mihir is caring and patient. Before the boarding, he checked all details about the pet's needs, like food timing, medications etc. During the stay, Mihir was updating us the status, walking my dog for 3 times a day. He is a truely dog lover. It is my first time to engage a private pet sitter and Mihir makes me worry free. Definitely recommend Mihir to any one is looking for a tentative boarding place for your loved fur friend. btw, Mihir has a lovely and friendly dog, Ice. My dog went so well with Ice, played together happily.

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Frequently asked questions

Your dog boarding questions answered

What are home dog boarding services?

With home dog boarding, your dog stays overnight at a sitter’s home. Instead of being in a crowded dog kennel or dog hotel, your dog can be in a comfortable home and receive the same quality level of love and care you would provide.

Who's boarding my dog?

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 sitter prior to making a booking.

Where will my dog be staying?

Your dog will be staying at the sitter's home. Be sure to discuss any requirements with your sitter prior to booking. The more your sitter knows about your pet, the better! That way they can really ensure that your pet has the best and most comfortable stay.

How do I choose a sitter?

Visit the sitter's profile and read about their background, home and experience.Then request a free meet and greet. If you are happy with the sitter’s dog boarding environment and how well they bond with your dog, confirm your booking on Pawshake.

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