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About Marika

We are family of 4 with two boys that love dogs, I always had dogs of my own but since I lost my last one I decided to help out families that have nowhere to leave their pet, and been looking after dogs for short or long stays the last 6 yrs. There is more than enough space around the house for little fur pals to run around as well as the rear garden and local park just down the road to stretch their little legs. We do have a preference for small dogs, but we have a female Labrador also staying often. If you are wishing to stay overnight or for several days we got you covered, we love playing, cuddling, and walking our doggy guests. We have a nice big garden and also go on walks to our local fields when weather permits.
Your dog would be in trusted hands with us and we are also able to give you references from families already using our services. Currently we are only able to provide care to small to medium dogs, up to 20lbs weight. Please notice in my profile the set times for dropping off and picking up your dog, Preferred times are before 9.30 am drop off and before 12 noon pick up

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  • Repeat clients: 3
  • Completed bookings: 43
  • Response rate: 99%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Cancellation policy for dog boarding: Strict
If you have special time requirements, simply let Marika know.
Dog Boarding preferred times:
Drop-off from 9 a.m.
Pick-up before 12:30 p.m.
  • Property type: House
  • Resident dogs: 0
  • Outdoor space: Garden
  • I can administer oral medications
  • Dog care is my primary occupation
  • I have children under 18 in the household
  • Sharon

    Marika was great with Dizzy. Dizzy suffers with separation anxiety, and has never stayed in away from me for so long before, and never with strangers, so I was concerned. Marika and her family put me at ease by explaining what would be happening while she was there and sending me photos. Dizzy seemed happy and relaxed when I picked her up. She'd made new doggy friends and had bonded with Marika. Would definitely recommend her.

    22nd September 2018
    Marika, dog sitter in Coventry

    thank you very much for your review. Dizzy is a good dog and she adapted well with us and was friendly to all other dogs boarding,

    22nd September 2018

  • Pat

    My dog had a lovely time plenty of photos .booked again for november thank you

    21st February 2018
    Marika, dog sitter in Coventry

    thank you for your review

    21st February 2018

  • Sam

    Dogs were well looked after and made to feel relaxed and at home would definitely use marika again.she kept in contact and was helpful throughout.

    3rd January 2018
    Marika, dog sitter in Coventry

    Thank you for your review

    3rd January 2018

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