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Meet your pet sharing community

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How it works

Sharer = Pet owner

How your pet benefits:

– Companionship, play dates & socialising
– Extra walks or general care
– Holiday care
– Arrange house / pet sitting
– Enriched life through new friendships

Safety

Learn about your safety

As the pet owner you are always in control over who looks after your pet. Sharing your pet is a relationship built on trust. By spending time developing a relationship with the Pet Carer your pet will be spending time with a friend.

Pet Carer = Pet Borrower

How you benefit:

– Message local pet owners in your area.
– Be a positive part of a pets life.
– Find your perfect fur buddy.
– Connect with your community.
– Exercise while dog walking.
– Make new friendships.

Testimonials

“Princess” Coco is our chilled greyhound and we wanted to find someone who would enjoy her company while we were out at work. Share My Pet has provided that and we are really happy knowing she gets to hang out with a cool human and is safe and cared for. The service Lily and team provide for the cost of membership is outstanding.

What a great thing Share My Pet has been for me. Always a cat lover and owner but now, at a time in my life where I don’t want the responsibility of a pet, I can share one or two. My daughter is involved with Share My Pet, so when she shares their beloved little doggies, I do too. Walks at the beach, snuggles in the sun and occasionally a sleepover if their owners are away. Our whole family has developed a lovely relationship with the dogs and owners and it is so lovely to be greeted so enthusiastically by my doggy grandchildren. They have added a happy new dimension to my life. Thank you Lili and Dave.

We have a social little dog who is loving the extra attention he gets from being ´Shared’. It’s such a simple concept and it is a definite win/win for the pets, owners and sharers. He has been getting extra walks and has now got a home from home when we go away♥️. Thank you!

This is such a great initiative run by the loveliest people! We have so much fun with Muppet and Snout and you can tell they enjoy it too When we get our own dog we will definitely share them as we don’t want them to be bored and lonely while we’re at work!  Dec 2018

We are now the proud owners of our own little dog called Pipi, and we love sharing her via Share My Pet. It brings such joy into her life. and it’s also great to know she has somewhere safe and fun to go when we are away on holiday. Once you have established the relationship between you and the pet carer, you can relax knowing your pet is with a person that loves and knows her well.  Feb 2020

Faith

It’s so awesome! I was really missing dogs when I moved cities – what better way to meet new people and animals than using Share My Pet! Lili and Dave are really caring and helped me with my profile when I was having trouble.
Special thanks to Jenny and Panko (her gorgeous corgi) who have welcomed me and encouraged me to go walking and exploring with Panko. It’s so nice to be able to have that dog companionship!
I would absolutely recommend this to those who are missing their pets or are looking to have a great excuse to get out and exercise with a furry buddy.
Updated to add: I feel like I’ve not only found furry friends using this site, but also people friends, which is so awesome because I’d moved to a new city and it’s a great way to meet people who share a love of animals

Thank you Share My Pet for putting me in touch with and Pip and Diamond the horse. It is wonderful to have a bit of horse time in my life. This wouldn’t have been possible without you guys. What a great service you are providing for us animal lovers. Thank you❤️ Jane Howley ❤️

Even if you can’t have your own pet due to circumstances you can still interact with them in a safe and loving environment. Its an absolute win-win for both, people and pets!!!

Karin

With work being demanding we haven’t been able to have our own dog.
It’s such a great feeling when you have a play date organized, arriving to a hairy happy face wagging its tail so hard it’s barely staying on all fours!
The dog owners are happy their wee friends are out getting the most from their day, it’s a real win-win for the dogs, their owners, and the carers!

Ross

Highly recommend. Staff are amazing and are very focused on helping their clients find ‘sharers’ in a safe and professional way. Was great to trial a dog before we committed to one.

‘Having recently moved to Nelson we heard about Share My Pet and joined up in order to arrange pet sitting for our 2 cats while we went away on holiday. Our kitties prefer their creature comforts and it was just great to be able to connect to someone reliable in our community we could trust. One cat has medical issues and we were very happy with the care she received. Both cats were well looked after, we can highly recommend Share My Pet’

Annabel

Pet Sharing Success Stories

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