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Day care 10 hrs / Overnight 24 hrs (Friday 1700 latest unless on staycation)

I charge £15 per day (between 8 - 6) and £25 overnight 24 hrs.
NB outside these hours / weekends / taxi service / shedding dogs / larger dogs / very young puppies / bank holidays / special needs : an additional £5 per session / 24 hours (per category)

Please check availability via message as i mostly keep my calendar blocked.

I have always had dogs in my life & follow Jan Fennels 'the dog listener's approach. I have done TrustedHouseSits.com, Borrowmydoggy.com, AirBNB, had students for many years so I am DBS checked etc. I have a large house with large fully enclosed garden, different types of dog baskets, seat belts, leads, extender leads & brushes. My estate car is fitted with a dog guard, so safe and secure to take dogs on walks further afield. As well as devils dyke, we go to lancing ring, mile oak hill, waterhall, greanleas, hollingbury dew pond and, in the winter, down to the beach near carrots cafe etc.

Before I agree to look after your dog, I ask that you bring your dog(s) to my house for a two way assessment. I like to get to know your dog, establish initial rapport, find out about likes, dislikes & your dogs personality to ensure that they'll fit in & will be happy with the existing 'pack' of small breeds; ranging in ages from 4 months to 9 years old. I am unable take un-neutered older dogs as all my current dogs are either neutered or very young. Most of the dogs I look after are small breeds, and therefore I do not take on large breeds as this can make the small breeds I look after anxious.

I provide a loving, fun & safe environment. I can also help out with behavioural issues that your dog may have - pulling on leads, anxiety etc, this will entail a few modifications to the owners approach in the main :). I am on 'whatsapp' and send pictures/videos of your dog during their stay with me. :)

Pup Hugs Kate x

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  • Repeat clients: 14
  • Completed bookings: 138
  • Response rate: 96%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Cancellation policy for dog boarding: Flexible
  • Cancellation policy for other services: Flexible
If you have special time requirements, simply let Kate know.
Dog Boarding preferred times:
Drop-off from 5 p.m.
Pick-up before 5 p.m.
Dog Day Care preferred times:
Drop-off from 8:30 a.m.
Pick-up before 5 p.m.
  • Property type: House
  • Resident dogs: 0
  • Other Pets: None
  • Outdoor space: Garden
  • I have a car for emergencies
  • David

    Thanks again for looking after Tilly Kate, she loves her time with you

    29th July 2018

  • Miles

    Another fun filled day for Peanut, with lots of exercise and playtime with other dogs. Thanks again Kate.

    10th April 2018

  • Jean

    Home from Home. So glad we found Kate.Teddy loved her and so did we. Wouldn't mind spending a day there myself with Kate and the dogs. One happy Teddy one happy mummy and daddy.

    23rd February 2018

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