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 also offer 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 them feel settled, this benefits most dogs as when they 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,

Please note: that I charge an additional £5 per day for puppies and dogs that are NOT 1OO% House-trained!

I only board dogs that are 14kgs or under!

I am more than happy to care for dogs with medical conditions. I have lots of experience caring for Diabetic, blind and dogs with disabilities!

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

Kind regards,


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  • Repeat clients: 25
  • Completed bookings: 127
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Cancellation policy for dog boarding: Moderate
  • Cancellation policy for other services: Flexible
If you have special time requirements, simply let Cathy know.
Dog Boarding preferred times:
Drop-off from 8 a.m.
Pick-up before noon
Dog Day Care preferred times:
Drop-off from 7:30 a.m.
Pick-up before 6:30 p.m.
  • Property type: Apartment
  • Resident dogs: Four
  • Other Pets: Please note: I DO NOT HAVE ANY RESIDENT DOGS!!.
  • Outdoor space: Garden
  • I can administer oral medications
  • I can administer injectable medications
  • Dog care is my primary occupation
  • Micaela, dog sitter in London

    Cathy has been amazing! She sent me a lot of pictures of Gina to show me how happy and calm she was. Highly recommended.

    1st May 2018
    Cathy, dog sitter in London

    Hi Micaela. It was a pleasure to care for such a sweet gentle affectionate dog. I hope to see Gina again soon 😃

    1st May 2018

  • Liz

    Cathy has been an absolute star! Took my puppy bear without meeting him as she understood I had travel commitments and wasn't from London. Bear has been going early morning and coming home knackered at 6.30. So glad I used dog buddy whilst I was away to occupy my otherwise very active dog and willdefo use again. Thanks Cathy

    20th April 2018
    Cathy, dog sitter in London

    Thank you Liz, it was a pleasure to look after little Bear, he is such a good/sweet boy! I look forward to having him to stay again 😺

    20th April 2018

  • Yvonne

    Cathy was great looking after Mork attending to his infected paw and concerned about his loose stools taking very good care of him.

    31st March 2018

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