Alan & Janet, dog sitter in SHROPSHIRE


Alan & Janet

About Alan & Janet

Who are we?

We are a Husband and Wife team 48 years old, I'm Alan, semi retired former professional search dog handler. I've had dogs all my life as pets for companionship and exercise as well as handling dogs professionally to a very high standard in my former career, therefore as you'd expect I'm well versed in all aspects of care for dogs including first aid. I'd say I was probably a born dog walker, I'm never happier than when I'm out with my dogs. My Wife is Janet, we've been together since our teens always had dogs and also being the wife of a dog handler she's picked up a lot over the years and is very sensitive to a dogs needs.

We can offer you a tailored service to meet your needs and instructions. Ever taken your dog to kennels and thought the proprietors don't really listen to anything you tell them about your dog. Like your best friend is just stuck in a cage for a week or two, fed and kept alive? Makes you feel guilty doesn't it. You're away on a well deserved holiday but your buddy's in jail. Well not with us, we won't take more than two dogs at a time and will cater to their individual needs and yours this means, we are able to give your dog the love and attention he or she needs.

Work long hours or are incapacitated. I'll walk your dog/s to your instruction. From a walk on the lead to healthy exercise play and reward led training.

We've recently replaced the lawn in our fully enclosed garden with Asro Turf. The dogs can now play outside in all weathers without getting mucky.

5% of the price you pay will be donated to the Dogs Trust, its a charity organisation who's work is very close to our hearts. When you book with us you'll be helping dogs less fortunate than yours and ours.

In our first quarter of providing this service we've donated £96.50 to the Dogs Trust. Your booking will help us increase that figure.

We're proud to support Dogs Trust.

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  • Number of completed bookings: 13
  • Response rate: 98%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Cancellation policy for 24h boarding: Flexible
  • Cancellation policy for other services: Flexible
  • Property type: House
  • Resident dogs: Two
  • Other Pets: NO
  • 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
  • Briony

    Xara loved her stay with Alan and Janet and we had complete confidence in them from the moment we met them and their dogs for an initial meet and greet. They are lovely, experienced, professionals who really care about dogs and we highly recommend them to others .

    13th November 2016

  • Rachel

    Many thanks to Janet and Alan for looking after our geriatric boxer for the weekend. he really enjoyed his time with the other dogs and I was relieved to leave him with people who are so experienced. Thanks again!

    4th July 2016

  • Suzy

    Janet and Alan have been brilliant! They gave us total confidence and peace of mind while we were away that our Neo was well taken care of. We got regular updates and pictures and they stuck to his routines at home. It was our first time leaving Neo and we couldn't imagine leaving him with anyone else next time! They know what they're doing and they're lovely people. They've got a brilliant house for dogs to play in. I'd highly recommend these guys! Suzy and Silas

    + More 19th May 2016