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  • 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.

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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

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

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Is your dog a tad hyperactive? Perhaps they have become disobedient, disinterested or even stressed? Even bored or unable to satisfy natural instincts? It’s important that your dog is physically and mentally challenged on a regular basis. The activities below are guaranteed to leave your four-legged friend mentally engaged and content. This will also increase the bond between you and your dog, and you’ll become a more 'mindful' dog owner or dog sitter in the process.

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7 ways to improve your cat's life

Cats tend to be regarded as 'low-maintenance' pets that require little time and attention. As a result, their basic needs and natural desires are often overlooked, and they forget how to be 'cats'. Our 7 simple tips below will improve life for your little furry pal, and soon have them purring away with happiness!

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My dog has separation anxiety. What should I do?

Dogs are social animals, which explains why most are not happy alone. In some cases this can become really problematic, with the separation anxiety becoming so intense that the dog cannot be left alone at home. Some dogs are also so attached to their owner that they can also get separation anxiety when they stay with a dog sitter. How do you ensure that the separation anxiety is reduced and how do you ensure that your dog feels safe and happy without you?

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