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A sitter stays overnight in your home

House and pet care for while you are away

A house sitter will stay at your home while you are away to care for your pets and keep an eye on your home.
House sitting is a perfect choice for pets that prefer to stay in the comfort of their own home. Our aussie house sitters are also a more cost effective option if you own several pets.
With house sitting, your house will be lived-in and far more secure with a trusted aussie house sitter coming and going than an empty home.
A sitter stays overnight in your home

How does it work?

Securing a house sitting booking with Pawshake is easy and safe.

1. Search for a sitter

1. Search for a sitter

Choose from a range of experienced house sitting professionals nearby.

2. Organise a free meet and greet

2. Organise a free meet and greet

Meet your sitter for free before you make a house sitting booking to make sure it’s a perfect match.

3. Safely confirm your booking

3. Safely confirm your booking

Benefit from in-house customer support and free veterinary coverage for your pet.

Why choose Pawshake for house sitting?

We've got you and your pet covered

Peace of mind guarantee

Peace of mind guarantee

We care about the happiness and safety of you, your home and your pet.
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Experienced local sitters

Experienced local sitters

We have experienced, qualified and reliable local sitters for house sitting services.
Vetted sitters

Vetted sitters

Every single sitter’s house sitter profile is individually reviewed by our dedicated Trust and Safety team. We only accept 15% of aussie house sitting applications.
Contactless payments

Contactless payments

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

See what Pawshake house sitting clients have to say!

Read real house sitting reviews from happy pet owners

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Gary, 09-07-2020
Jessica was quite simply the best house and pet sitter we've ever had. Our two dogs and cat were so well looked after - the dogs had lots of great outdoor adventures and the cat has never had so much attention! We were very confident that our furry friends were getting the best loving care and rec ...
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House Sitting
Sue, 30-06-2020
Silvia was a wonderful pet sitter. She took great care of our fur babies (2 dogs, 1 cat) and was happy to give daily medication to our dog. She sent regular photos which we loved and reassured us that the dogs and cat were all being very well cared for. We would definitely use Silvia again if she ...
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Frequently asked questions

Your house sitting questions answered

What is house sitting?

House sitting is an in-home pet care service. A sitter comes to stay at your home for the duration of the time you are away to care for your pets and keep an eye on your home.

Is house sitting a good option for me and my pets?

House sitting is a perfect choice for pets that prefer to stay in the comfort of their own home. Your house will also be lived-in and far more secure with a trusted aussie house sitter coming and going than an empty home.

Who will be house sitting in my home?

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 house sitter prior to making a booking.

Will the house sitter keep me posted about how my pet is doing?

Your sitter will send you daily text and photo updates through Pawshake or your preferred choice of communication. This is included as part of your booking and there is no additional cost required.

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