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Pet Borrowers
Make a pet’s day by giving them
extra love, care, and attention
And spark a furry friendship to
brighten up your days

Pets bring about so much fun and joy (not to mention love and cuddles). But, maybe your circumstances mean that you can’t or don’t own a pet.

If you’re a pet-less animal lover who misses furry, you’ve come to the right place.

Join the pack at Share my Pet to borrow a furry sidekick for your next adventure. Whether you’re looking for a cuddle bug to chill on the couch with or an active buddy to chase around the beach, your purrfect match is waiting to be discovered.

What you get

It’s not just about pet sharing.
It’s about making friends and being part of a trusted community

 Be part of a pack

Join a community of local animal lovers and meet likeminded people

Get out and about

Boost your mood by keeping active and getting out and about with a furry pal

 Make new friends

Make new four-legged and hooman friends

Keen to have a sniff around?

Join the pack for FREE, and browse for pawsome new friends

Simply register by clicking the button below and create a free profile. Then you’ll be able to browse for members and pets in your area.

If you like what you see, you can go premium and start connecting with other members anytime.

How it works

1. Create your FREE profile

Register as a sharer or carer and create your free secure member profile

2. Discover your purrfect match

Browse for pets and members in your neighbourhood

3. Go premium &

Become a paid premium member to message and connect with other members

4. Meet up and start sharing

Meet up with new friends and arrange playdates, outings, and adventures

Pawsitive Success Stories

Jess Share my pet has been a really awesome and fun experience! I have had the privilege of spending time with peoples amazing dogs and I’ve met some really cool people along the way. Would highly recommend share my pet for animal lovers! Alastair Through Share My Pet I have meet a wonderful furry companion called Koru. He is my ultimate hiking companion and his unbridled enthusiasm makes our adventures all the more memorable.  Pet sharing is the perfect solution for me to get out into nature with a dog. Hannah Share my pet has allowed me, someone who longs for a pet, to experience all the joys that comes with owning an animal without the commitment. After building trust, it’s as easy as a message to agree on a pick up time and date. Whether it’s to the beach, around the parks or a snuggle at home, it is the highlight of my week! Llinos Share My Pet has given us an incredible opportunity to find a lovable pet here in New Zealand while we’re away from our family dogs in the UK. Unfortunately, our current situation here doesn’t allow us to have a dog of our own. So this has been a perfect situation for us, we got to meet a pet that had plenty of energy and love to share. Roxy Share My Pet has helped me get out on dog walks and I have been exploring my new hometown in the process. I get lots of four-legged love, the dogs get attention and exercise, and the owners can relax knowing their pet is being well looked after, so a win-win for everyone! Claudia For a number of reasons I can't have my own dog quite yet, so this site has been a great find. I've now connected with two lovely doggies and we go for walks during the week. It has also been great to get to know the owners. I totally recommend this service, especially when you are new to town and have lots of spare time like I do. 😁 Courtney Special thanks to Jenny and Panko (her gorgeous corgi) who have welcomed me and encouraged me to go walking and exploring with Panko. 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 Chris Pet sharing has been a perfect compromise at this stage of my life. Having always had a dog, my life would be empty without one. . I meet up with Lottie the Lab weekly for casual walks and hangouts. It's so easy to communicate with Lottie's owner to arrange pet sharing dates. Thank you Share My Pet. Evelyn I love how easy pet sharing has been with Hershey and Zuzu. Spending time with them is a perfect brain break during my studies and I always feel positive and happy after our outings together. Being around dogs just makes me happy. I also love that I am helping someone in my community out. Ross 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.

Keen to have a sniff around?

Join the pack for FREE and browse for pawsome new friends. If you like what you see, you can go premium and start petworking anytime.

Give the Gift of pet sharing

Buy the gift of pet sharing for a friend or family member. When you purchase a gift voucher it will be emailed or posted to the recipient of the gift.

Membership Bonuses Premium Share My Pet members enjoy
discounts to these fantastic
New Zealand companies.

PD Insurance PD Pet Insurance Receive a $100 visa prezzy card with a new policy 
Receive 8 weeks free puppy insurance
PD Pet Insurance offers affordable, high quality insurance policies for cats and dogs. As a registered Share My Pet member you will receive a $100 visa prize card if you sign up for a new PD Pet insurance policy and use the offer code: PDB0201 Click Here
Pet First Aid Pet First Aid – upskill yourself and be armed with knowledge on how to help your pet in case of an emergency. Pet first aid courses are run nationwide. Be your pets hero! Pet First AID 15% off pet first aid course
Click Here
Your Pet PA A new era in pet care: Affordable, convenient pet care and advice – anytime, anywhere.
Supporting pet parents online for healthy happy pets! Services include; Wellness plans and courses, chat with a vet, pet care app.
CLAIM YOUR FREE VET CARE PLAN FOR FREE (Value of $99) Click Here Your Pet PA
Bowls & Bowls We proudly source from all corners of New Zealand for our grass fed Beef & Lamb, ocean caught Mackerel, Hoki oil, Kiwifruit and more.

These REAL ingredients are formulated by PET NUTRITIONISTS and lovingly FREEZE-DRIED into delicious bites.
Bowl & Bowls 15% off online purchases
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Mark Vette Mark Vette BSc, MSc (Hons) is a globally recognised Animal Behaviourist, Zoologist and Trainer. He brings together a unique combination of academic studies with 40 years of applied clinical animal behaviour consulting and treatment through his behaviour clinic.

The online courses include tep by step guidance on everything you need to know to transform your pup or dog
Mark Vette 10% off virtual puppy, teenage & adult schools
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Eco Poop Eco Poop Bags are super strong, super green, dog poop bags for your pets doo-doo that come in all shapes and sizes. Our compostable dog poop bags are inexpensive and leakproof yet super strong which means that you will keep your hands clean and help to maintain a clean environment. Eco Poop Bags 50% off your first box order Click Here Fur Mail 10% off online purchases

Vet Quality Flea & Worming treatments, delivered right to your pets pawstep. Our registered vet approves all plans available at Furmail to ensure your pet gets the best care. Our members get a free consult with our Vet for any questions or concerns around treatments. Never forget when they’re due again. Affordable, convenient, eco-friendly Kiwi business. Click Here Fur Mail

Frequently Asked Questions

Share My Pet connects pet owners and animal lovers to share the love of pets.

This works through a simple, 4-step process:

  • Create your free profile as a sharer or carer and fill in your details
  • Browse for pets and members in your neighbourhood to discover your purrfect match
  • Become a paid premium member to message and connect with other members
  • Meet up with new friends and arrange playdates, outings, and adventures

Follow these simple steps to join our pawsome pack of pet owners and animal lovers:

  1. Visit here
  2. Decide whether you’d like to create a free sharer or carer account
  3. Complete your profile and add a profile picture
  4. Search for purrfect matches near you
  5. Upgrade to premium to connect with other members

A “carer” is an animal lover in search of a furry new friend.

Absolutely! We’d love for you to embrace both roles. All you need to do is create and fill in another profile and you’re good to go.

To see if there are local members near you, simply create a free profile and search for members in your area.

If you find possible matches, you can upgrade to a premium membership and connect with other members.

As a free member, you can test drive Share My Pet and see what our friendly community of pet owners and animal lovers is all about.

You can create a profile and search for pets or carers in your neighbourhood.

If you want to connect with other members, you’ll need to upgrade to premium to gain access to the messenger system.

As a premium member, you can send unlimited messages to other members and arrange furry playdates and adventures. You also get access to a range of member benefits and discounts, which you can find here

To cancel your upcoming subscription renewal email and let us know that you’d like to cancel.

Please note that you will still have to pay for any remaining payments due in your yearly subscription. You will have full access to the platform until your current subscription term runs out.

If you decide that you would like to leave Share My Pet completely then send us an email at and we will delete your account along with all your details. Please note that you will still have to pay for any remaining payments due in your yearly subscription.

If you are not happy with the service provided we can offer you a refund if you have not sent / exchanged contact details with another member via the Share My Pet platform. Simply email us at and we’ll process a refund immediately.

You have 14 statutory days to claim a refund if you are not satisfied with the services provided by Share my Pet. However, once you have made contact with another member we deem that the services on offer have been fulfilled and as such a refund is not warranted. This does not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.

  • A lead contract must be used at all times
  • NO money is ever to be exchanged between sharers and carers
  • All communication must be kind and respectful
  • Remember that all pet sharing is on a voluntary basis, so all furry playdates are by prior mutual arrangement and carers are not obliged to provide regular care
  • Any furry playdates that have been arranged should be kept, if possible, as a general courtesy to other members.

No, carers who join Share My Pet do so for their genuine love of animals and to make new furry friends. Any playdates arranged between sharers and carers are on a voluntary basis for both parties, and no money is ever exchanged.

It’s totally up to you! You can be a daily joy in a pet’s life, a casual buddy or a once off companion. We do recommend forming a relationship with the owner and pet to give everyone involved peace of mind.

Share My Pet loves hearing from you – our Sharers and Carers.

If you have any feedback, suggestions, or fun ideas that you think we might want to hear, please email us on

There is no better way of spreading the word than word of mouth, so if you love Share My Pet, have had a wonderful pet connection through the site, or think it’s a great idea please keeping sharing and talking about us!

You can do this by reviewing us on Facebook or posting pictures of your furry playdates on Instagram and tagging us in using the hashtag #petsharingdate. We also very much value your feedback and testimonials, which you can send to us via email.

We are happy to send out business and rack cards for you to hand out to vet clinics, dog groomers, pet stores, pet friendly establishments, etc. If you work in the pet industry, we are happy to promote your business in exchange of you promoting us. Thank you.

Yes. Every pet sharing relationship is unique, and it’s up to you to decide when and how often you wish to be involved.

You can find our full terms and conditions here.

We take the safety of all our members very seriously. There are a few simple steps you can take to make it all go smoothly.

Personal Safety

  • Your personal information is never visible to other members. We recommend you use the website messenger system to get to know each other and then arrange a meeting in a public place. Once you have met face to face and feel comfortable you can exchange personal details, such as home address.
  • All profiles are reviewed and member to member communication monitored

Pet Safety

  • Share My Pet has an on lead policy for all dogs being shared unless agreed otherwise by the dog owner and borrower.
  • Any dog off lead by agreement must have a signed Share My Pet contact by both the owner and borrower. Download contract here.
  • Before pet sharing, pet owners should discuss any health issues, special dietary restrictions and what to do in the case on an emergency. We recommend that all shared pets are insured. Share My Pet offers discounted pet insurance with PD Pet insurance.
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