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Pet Owners
For extra companionship,
cuddles, and care
Be your pet’s hero by finding
them a new hooman friend

Join the pack at Share my Pet to find your pet a new hooman friend.

Someone to help you with your four-legged family member by taking them on outings, providing care, and becoming their new best bud. A bit of extra freedom for you, and extra love and attention for your pet.

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

 Enjoy peace of mind

Carers are vetted, and contacting them is safe and straightforward

 Make new friends

Make new four-legged and hooman friends for yourself and your pets

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 &
connect

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

Jo "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 Lili and team provide is outstanding. Matt & Family My wife and I located a uni student on the site and she has been uber helpful all year, taking our 2 dogs for walks several times every week. It feels good knowing that our dogs are able to stretch their legs a bit more which ultimately leads to happier and less stressed dogs. Thanks ShareMyPet! Linda 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! Pipella I met a wonderful woman who helped me out with my horse and I still keep in touch with her even though she got a horse of her own now. Perfect if you want to trial animal ownership, try out different pets, or simply if you aren't in a position to own one just yet. Love that the founders are passionate animal owners. Swarna Very pleased with Share my Pet and would recommend this site to all dog owners. Perfect platform of pet sharing for connecting dog owners with local dog lovers for walks. ❤️ Naomi While we were away it was nice to know that Eric, Max and Chocolate were staying with a family who were keen to learn about guinea pigs and were excited to have them. We hope that our boys will be able to have other adventures in the future where they both give joy to another family and receive wonderful care.

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.

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

PD 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 PD Pet Insurance Receive a $100 visa prezzy card with a new policy 
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Fur Mail 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. Fur Mail 10% off online purchases

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Vet Consult Talk to a vet via video link from the comfort of your own home! Experienced caring kiwi vets are available to give advise on your pets health and wellbeing 6am-11pm 7 days. We offer a large range of discount flea and worm packages including a special one year flea and worm package. 15% off veterinary online consult & 15% of a years supply of flea & worm treatment Click Here VetOnline Consult 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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Furtography Award winning Pet Photography. New Zealand’s leading pet photographer, Craig Bullock loves to create images that show your pet’s unique personality. Furtography Book your adventure and receive $600 to spend on artwork or albums

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Little Green Dog Little Green Dog, New Zealand’s home compostable poop bags that dont sh*t on the environment. Little Green Dog 10% off a 10 pack

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Dog Box NZ dogs‘ most beloved subscription box! It includes 5-6 carefully selected premium treats, toys and crazy dog joy!

We also have a variety of amazing one-off boxes. Your pooch will be waiting for their NZ DOG BOX delivery and best friends with the mailman.
NZ Dog Box 15% off monthly gift boxes

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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
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Snuffle Shop Quality Snuffle Mats and Treat Dispensers made in New Zealand. Our products provide great mental stimulation for your pooch, they help slow down a fast eater, calm down an anxious dog or put an energetic puppy to sleep. The Snuffle Shop 10% off online purchases

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Pet Connect
PetConnect has great brands available for all manner of pets including cats, dogs, birds, fish and reptiles. Check out their great products today!
Pet Connect 10% off pet toys + accessories
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Pup Cakes Celebrate and share those special moments with your pooch & pupcakes, delicious cupcakes made with health beneficial ingredients and a touch of love. Pup Cakes 10% off online purchases

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Fang & Fur A carefully curated range of high quality, stylish products for cats, along with some cool pieces for you, the human devotee. Fang & Fur 10% off online purchases

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Pup Post PupPost is a monthly surprise box filled with toys & treats that your pet will love! Pup Post 10% off monthly gift boxes

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Fur Child Fur Child Supply Co provides boutique goods for four legged kids, sourcing and creating eco friendly products and hard to find goodies for dogs of ALL sizes. Fur Child Supply Co promises to do their very best to provide you and your fur baby with products that have been ethically sourced. Fur Child Supply Co. 15% off online purchases

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Honey Vet HoneyVet Veterinarian approved pet care harnesses nature’s healing powers, including Kanuka Honey, to provide the very best products for your furry friends. Honey Vet 10% off online purchases

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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 “sharer” is a pet owner looking to find a new hooman friend for their pet.

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.

You can cancel your subscription at any time!

To do this, either turn off auto-renewal in you account settings, or email info@sharemypet.co.nz and let us know that you’d like to cancel.

You will still have access to the platform until your current subscription term runs out.

 

We’re happy to offer you a full refund if you change your mind or feel that Share My Pet has not provided you with the pet sharing contact that you were looking for. Simply email us, and we’ll process a refund immediately – no questions asked.

For the safety of our members and pets, there are a few basic rules we expect everyone in our community to follow.

These rules are:

  • 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.

There is no limit. As long as each pet meets the criteria (see T&C ‘s for regulations on eligible animals) you can list all your furry /feathered friends.

In general, we advise that you give each pet its own profile. However, you may wish to create a single profile for a group of pets like a pair of guinea pigs or a flock of chickens.

Your pet is not insured through Share My Pet and we do not accept responsibility for any injury to pets or members.

However, we strongly encourage all owners to have a valid and up-to-date pet insurance policy. As a premium member, you’re eligible for discounted PD pet insurance. You can find out more about pet insurance here.

If your pet becomes ill or has an accident while they are with their carer, it’s the carer’s responsibility to seek medical advice and treatment whilst the animal is under their care. It is the owner’s responsibility to pay for any Vet / Medical fees and ongoing medical costs.

To make sure everyone is on the same page, it’s a good idea to discuss what to do in an emergency before each furry playdate, and for owners to be contactable throughout, if possible

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 help@sharemypet.co.nz.

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. If agreed to by the dog owner
  • 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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