Sofia, dog sitter in Sheffield

Your dog's home away from home. Walks and cuddles.


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About Sofia

Our dog, Skorpan, was an integral part of our family for 16 years when I grew up in Sweden. She inspired me to read a lot about dog behaviour, as I wanted to understand her and communicate with her in the best way possible. She also taught me how to live more in the present moment and to really appreciate time outdoors.

A few years ago I even started studying part-time towards becoming a Dog Behaviourist, doing the 'Think Dog Certificate' course run by Sarah Whitehead. Unfortunately I never finished the course due to burn-out because of my high-pressure day job, which I have now left. Burn-out stops me doing a lot of work related things, but walking is really good for me and spending time with animals is also very supportive of my recovery. I do have the energy it takes to look after your dog well.

I live with my husband Sam, who also grew up with and loves dogs.

I'm at home most days and would love to welcome your dog to come spend the day (or stay longer). I love going for walks and always prefer to do it in the company of a dog. I've looked after dogs for friends and family and love having them around.

There are beautiful woodlands just across the street from our house (see last photo), there's also a small park nearby and I'm often available on short notice.

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  • Number of completed bookings: 5
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Cancellation policy for 24h boarding: Moderate
  • Cancellation policy for other services: Flexible
  • Property type: House
  • Resident dogs: 0
  • Outdoor space: Garden
  • Kelly

    Sofia (and her partner Sam) have looked after our Irish Terrier Carrot on a number of occasions now. The most recent being when we went to Cambodia for over 2 weeks. Sofia send daily updates about what Carrot had been up to and lovely photos of her having a great time, lots of walks and cuddles! Sofia is very thoughtful and considerate and I have always felt soat ease know that Carrot is safe and loving hands. I cannot recommends Sofia enough! Thank you Sofia and Sam!

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  • Christine

    Once again, Bruce was very well looked after by Sofia. I find Sofia to be kind, reliable and concientious. Bruce loves staying with her. Thanks Sofia.

    12th December 2016
    Sofia, dog sitter in Sheffield

    Thank you so much, Christine! Bruce is such a pleasure to look after. Thanks for booking in with me again.

    12th December 2016

  • Christine

    Sofia and Sam looked after Bruce so well, I felt really safe in the knowledge he would be well cared for. Sofia sent me regular updates by text and was very thoughtful. I have no hesitation in recommending her and will definitely be making another booking.

    19th September 2016