Laura, dog sitter in London

Loving & experienced dog behaviourist in training

Laura

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About Laura

Hi, I'm Laura. I have plenty of time, energy and love to devote to your dog. I grew up surrounded by dogs as my dad is a vet, which also means a handy 24hr helpline for any concerns. I am a 'dogaholic' and so my life and work is centred around them. I have 10 years' experience of professional walking and sitting with a variety of breeds and ages. I am also fascinated by dog psychology and want to make sure both dogs and humans are as happy as they can be, so I'm now training to qualify as a dog behaviourist. I have a lot of experience with rescue dogs and think there is no problem or fear that can't be solved with patience and love.

I have consistent five star references from dogsitting with other sites, which I can provide to you. I have travelled abroad to housesit pets in other countries and so have many doggy friends around the world. I've 'brought up' several puppies in London, socialising and training them. I often have dogs with medical needs and am confident in administering medication. I like to treat my dogs and have taken some on 'doggy holidays' to the beach or for 5 course doggy afternoon tea! (really - it's amazing). The feedback from all my clients (now friends) has been excellent and it is very important for me to keep it that way.

I think it's important to reassure you when you and your dog are apart, so I update owners with pictures and messages of what we're doing together. For day care dogs I have my own little kit of toys and treats at home, a fenced in garden and plenty of comfy chairs to snooze on. For walks I'm surrounded by amazing parks. There is nothing quite like the feeling of walking in one of London's beautiful green spaces with a dog by my side.

If you need a last minute sitter or walker I'm more than likely able to help. I promise to look after your dog as if it was my own. Just get in touch and I'm sure we can work something out that makes life easy for you and happy for your dog.

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Credentials
    • Address Verified
    • Passed assessment
    • Approved by DogBuddy
  • Repeat clients: 1
  • Completed bookings: 6
  • Response rate: 73%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Cancellation policy for 24h boarding: Flexible
  • Cancellation policy for other services: Flexible
  • Property type: House
  • Resident dogs: 0
  • Outdoor space: Garden, Terrace / Patio
  • Dog CPR/first-aid certified
  • I can administer oral medications
  • I can administer injectable medications
  • Dog care is my primary occupation
  • Jennifer
    Jennifer

    Laura is an exceptional dog sitter. She got on with our dog peaches immediately and regularly updated us on how she was getting on while we were out. She followed instructions for our crazy cats perfectly and gave them all lots of love and attention. Would recommend her a million percent.

    3rd August 2017

  • Stefan
    Stefan

    Laura was fantastic! I couldn't have ask for a better carer for Henri. He bonded with her straight away. I don't normally give strangers my house keys without referrals, however with Laura I felt completely comfortable. She gave me daily updates with pictures followed by a summary of what they got up to. She's a pro! I could not recommend Laura enough, but only on the days I don't need her:)

    24th June 2017

  • Katie
    Katie

    I couldn't have asked for a lovelier person to look after my two tiny pups. Laura has helped socialise them and cares for them like they are her own. I completely trust Laura with a key to my home, and with my two babies. Thank you so much, there is no one I would rather have look after them.

    9th June 2017