Cathy, dog sitter in London
About Cathy

Hi my name is Cathy and I have been I have been caring for dogs professionally for the last 16 years, I am crb checked, vet accredited and I am insured with Pet Business Insurance.

I am also a registered professional dog obedience trainer and I have recently completed an Institute of Modern Dog Trainers Advanced Training and Behaviour Course, I run dog training classes once a week and I have one to one consultations with clients and their dogs.

Many of my current clients have been using me to care for their little treasures for up to 8 years, so I would be more than happy to supply references from them if they are required.

A change of environment is highly stressful for all dogs, therefore I offer a free 3 hours trial for all new dogs before, they come to stay for boarding/daycare, during this time , I walk, interact with and do my best to make the dogs feel settled, this benefits most dogs as when they eventually come to stay with me, they are familiar/comfortable with me, my home and the local parks.

In order to adhere to Dogbuddy's strict rules and regulations, I do not accept cash and all bookings must be paid for and made through Dogbuddy!!

I offer a reduced rate for dogs that are boarding with me for 10 nights or more.

Pet parents, feel free to contact me with any questions that you may have and be assured that all of the dogs in my care will be looked after, as though they were my own dog, in order to be fair to and meet their daily (mental and physical needs) I only board up to 2 dogs (including my own dog, Oscar a Norfolk Terrier Cross) at any one time.

Please note: that I charge an additional £5 per day for puppies and dogs that are not house-trained!

Thank you for taking the time to read this introductory letter.

Kind regards,


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  • Number of completed bookings: 76
  • Response rate: 89%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Cancellation policy for 24h boarding: Flexible
  • Cancellation policy for other services: Flexible
  • Property type: Apartment
  • Resident dogs: Four
  • Other Pets: Please note: I ONLY HAVE 1 resident dog NOT four as it suggests above!! He is a Norfolk Terrier X called Oscar who is friendly with all dogs.
  • Outdoor space: Garden
  • I can administer oral medications
  • I can administer injectable medications
  • Dog care is my primary occupation
  • Bianca

    Cathy was wonderful, trustworthy and super reliable. She kept me updated with messages and I really appreciated that. Lola had a lovely time with her yesterday and will definitely stay with Cathy again in the future. Thank you, Bianca

    23rd June 2017
    Cathy, dog sitter in London

    Thank you, Bianca, it was a joy to care for Lola, who is so gentle, sweet and well behaved. I look forward to seeing more of Lola in the future. 🐶😊

    23rd June 2017

  • Dagmar

    Cathy was amazing - really helpful and accommodating. Always kept us updated with pictures, which was great! Woody will definitely stay with Cathy again in the future. :)

    20th June 2017
    Cathy, dog sitter in London

    Hi Dagmar, it was a pleasure to have Woody to stay with me, he is such a sweet little boy who loves his kisses and cuddles, I look forward to having Woody to stay with me again in the future. Thank you Cathy

    20th June 2017

  • Sophia

    Thanks Cathy. It was the first time he had been away but Fin came back happy and relaxed.

    19th June 2017
    Cathy, dog sitter in London

    Thank you Sophia, Finley really enjoyed our long walks and the company of the other dogs. Cathy

    19th June 2017