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Be Prepared for a Pet Emergency

It’s a fact of life, especially in Australia - emergencies happen. Whether it’s a storm or natural disaster, medical issue or a situation that requires evacuation from the house, it’s great to have a plan in place so that you and your family are ready to act safely if there’s an issue.

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The Best Places for Meeting Pet Sitters and Furry Clients

There are so many places that make a good meeting spot for pet sitters, pet owners and pets. At Pawshake we always recommend a quick in-person meetup with your potential client or pet sitter before making a booking. It ensures that everyone’s on the same page - and it helps the pets to understand that this awesome new person is friends with their person!

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Preparing Your Home For A Pet Sitter

So you’ve browsed Pawshake, found yourself the perfect pet sitter, and you’ve had a meet up to introduce yourself and your dog. The day is coming - you’re packed and prepped for your holiday, so make sure your home is ready for your guest!

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5 Tips For Meeting A New Cat

Whether you’re meeting a kitty client or introducing a new cat to your household, these five tips will help you to ‘speak in cat’ and make the best first impressions on any feline.

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Keeping Animals Cool During Summer

December is creeping up on us fast, and so is the sweaty season. It’s a lot more difficult for animals to regulate their temperature in the heat, so here are some tips to keeping your furry friends comfortable during Summer.

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10 Questions To Ask A Pet Owner

When you're a pet sitter meeting up with new clients and perhaps entering their home, it’s important to find out a few basic (and a few not so basic) things to ensure you all have a great pet sitting experience.

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Why Use A Pet Sitter?

As a pet sitter, it’s always interesting when people find out what you do. “It must be so fun! Just getting to play with dogs all day!”
Well, yes, I usually say. Of course it is! But pet sitting involves a whole lot more work and responsibility.

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