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2. Arrange a meet & greet

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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.

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

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

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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.

The best pet sitter(s) we ever had. Both sitters we used were very loving provided detailed daily updates about what our dog did on each day. They took Sprock for his twice a day walks and let him play and interact with other puppies. Sprock loves going to his sitters.

- Cathy, Auckland

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