Passionate dog lover & Veterinary nurse


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About Cathy

I've owned a vast variety of breeds throughout my life and considered them all as my fur children. I worked as a veterinary nurse in my youth so can administer medicine and deal with emergencies. I am now retired and want to help people by providing a home away from home for their dogs, allowing them to relax in the knowledge that their babies are being excellently cared for, lavished with love and cuddles, taken on beautiful park, forest & field walks and have a warm, cosy place to relax at the end of a busy day.
I take a maximum of four dogs at a time, depending on their personalities and social skills so I can focus all my attention on them.
I don't take dogs with a history of aggression but I'm happy to take seniors and dogs with special needs.
I have a beautiful garden, live close to the park and am an active person.
I'd love to be your "go to" dog sitter and take the weight off your shoulders for those last minute bookings or those long awaited holiday bookings!
Please get in touch if you have any questions. 🙂

😢 Please note!! Due to a compromised back I can only take small dogs. Thank you for looking at my profile. 🐕🐾🐾

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    • Approved by DogBuddy
  • Repeat clients: 6
  • Completed bookings: 54
  • Response rate: 99%
  • 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 6 p.m.
Dog Day Care preferred times:
Drop-off from 8 a.m.
Pick-up before 6 p.m.
  • Property type: Apartment
  • Resident dogs: 0
  • Outdoor space: Garden
  • I have a car for emergencies
  • Dog CPR/first-aid certified
  • I can administer oral medications
  • I can administer injectable medications
  • Dog care is my primary occupation
  • Robert

    Cathy provides the ideal home for your dog if you are going away. Highly recommended.

    30th October 2018
    Cathy, dog sitter in London

    Hi Robert Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure having Berry. She is a lovely girl. Give her a cuddle from me. Kind regards, Cathy

    30th October 2018

  • Deborah

    Thanks so much Cathy for looking after Diego so wonderfully while we were on holiday. We really can’t thank you enough xx

    11th October 2018
    Cathy, dog sitter in London

    It’s such a pleasure. I love the little man. My flat always feels empty without him. Thanks for always letting me look after him. 🐕🐕🐕

    11th October 2018

  • Emma

    Cathy is a lovely, kind dog sitter who cared for our dog as if he were one of her own. She was great with sending photos and videos to keep us posted and settle any nerves we may have had leaving him with a new person.

    2nd October 2018
    Cathy, dog sitter in London

    Dear Emma Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure having Baxter. He is a lovely boy. Give him a cuddle from me. Regards to Steve. 🐕🐕🐕

    2nd October 2018

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