Dalavon Doggy Daycare & Home Boarding


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About Sue

Our love of dogs started over 35 years ago when we had our first Rescue dog, and after that came our passion & love of Dalmatians & Chinese Crested Hairless dogs.

Dogs have always been part of our family, and your dog(s) will be treated the same, with lots of love and attention, and home comforts too. We have lovely walks nearby - very dog friendly, with lots of places to explore. Our home is dog friendly, with a secure walled garden - sadly we have lost all of our own dogs now to old age.

For a few years, I volunteered with Dalmatian Rescue, vetting homes, and fostering Dalmatians (to assess them before they went to their new homes).

Most of our dogs have been from Rescue Organizations, and over the past 35 years, we have fostered (temporarily & permanently) many dogs (including Crossbreeds, Belgian Shepherd, Spaniel, Chinese Crested & Dalmatians - one of whom was blind from birth), lots of whom went on to permanent loving homes.

I have been a trainer at several Dog Obedience Training Clubs in past years, and competed with my dogs Sam & Cid, in Obedience Competitions. I have also shown Cid, one of our Dalmatians, and Lennie, our Chinese Crested, at Breed Shows (including Crufts) in the 1990's.

Prices for puppies under 1 year old & un-neutered dogs/bitches cost slightly more, and dates over Bank Holidays incur a 25% supplement, so please use the message button to send your Dates and also Drop-Off/Pick Up times, to obtain a Custom Quote.

We don't have set opening times, and we try to be as flexible as possible, to accommodate your needs - just ask when sending through an Enquiry, or a Booking.

We will need to see a current vaccination certificate for all dogs, and first vaccinations should be completed at least 4 weeks before your dogs holiday with us - the 4 week rule does not apply to boosters.

All dogs must attend a Meet & Greet, prior to starting their first holiday with us.

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  • Repeat clients: 33
  • Completed bookings: 275
  • Response rate: 98%
  • 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 Sue know.
Dog Boarding preferred times:
Drop-off from 8 a.m.
Pick-up before 7 p.m.
Dog Day Care preferred times:
Drop-off from 8 a.m.
Pick-up before 7 p.m.
  • Property type: House
  • Resident dogs: 0
  • Outdoor space: Garden
  • I have a car for emergencies
  • I can administer oral medications
  • Dog care is my primary occupation
  • Michelle

    It was Wolfgang’s first visit with Sue and I was unsure of how he would react with all the other dogs but it was the best place we have put him. Daily pictures showed he was clearly comfortable and having a great time. I will definitely use Sue again and recommend Sue to others.

    13th August 2018
    Sue, dog sitter in Neath

    Wolfgang is a sweet little dog, who was a pleasure to to have to stay with us. We would welcome him back anytime :-)

    13th August 2018

  • Judi

    Perdy and Bonnie enjoyed their stay with Sue it is the first time they have stayed “away”, but would be very happy for them to with Sue again.

    12th August 2018
    Sue, dog sitter in Neath

    Thank you Judi - Bonnie & Pergy are lovely dogs, and we enjoyed having them to stay. We are pleased to have been able to help out in a small way to making Kirsten's big day a little less stressful knowing that the dogs were safe and happy with us :-)

    12th August 2018

  • Amanda

    Jasper had a good stay and made new friends. Would definitely use sue and craig again. Plenty of updates of my furbaby

    3rd June 2018

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