About Sam

I hate the thought of kennels for my girls and I know I'm not alone, therefore this was an easy decision for me.

I live at my lovely home with my husband, our son and daughter, our two dogs and our cat (who rules the roost) both our dogs are girls, both polite and placid. We have a dog proof garden and amazing walking areas surrounding us. Don't worry if your dog isn't cat friendly, "Alonso" can be kept separated from the guests and won't complain at all!

We are more of an outdoor couple than inside, so we spend a lot of time out with the dogs and always look forward to our guests joining us.

I am currently working my way to NVQ level 3 in canine behaviour and psychology and I am on target to be a fully qualified and very experienced dog trainer by Summer 2018.

Andy and I have found from past experiences that even the most anxious dogs manage to settle in our home and our girls always accommodate guests very well.

If there are any worries you have during your loved one's stay you can contact us at any time and we will send you a few photos during the stay so you can rest easily knowing they are in safe, loving hands/paws and that they are not sitting on the door mat waiting for your return.

We can't wait to meet you!

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    • Passed assessment
    • Approved by DogBuddy
  • Repeat clients: 1
  • Completed bookings: 5
  • Response rate: 83%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Cancellation policy for dog boarding: Flexible
  • Cancellation policy for other services: Flexible
If you have special time requirements, simply let Sam know.
  • Property type: House
  • Resident dogs: Two
  • Other Pets: The Boss!
  • Outdoor space: Garden
  • I have a car for emergencies
  • I can administer oral medications
  • I have children under 18 in the household
  • Michelle

    Sam was excellent. I could not fault her in any way. She made us feel completely confident and comfortable with leaving our two dogs Hobson and Neo with her for the week while we were in Spain. Sam was very knowledgeable, she welcomed and looked after the dogs as if they were her own. Sam's own dogs were great and got on really well with our two. I would not hesitate to send our dogs again in the future. Thank you Sam

    8th September 2015

  • Jo

    A very successful stay. Sam was extremely helpful, right from the beginning of our conversations about her looking after our Labrador, Jack, to her great directions and information, to making us feel happy about him staying on the day. We were slightly worried, as Jack had never been left in a house he didn't know, with people he didn't know before, but within an hour of leaving him, Sam had text me some fantastic pictures of Jack enjoying his walk with her 2 lovely dogs and looking content and settled back at her house. This made us feel so much better. We were 100% happy that he had been very well looked after and had enjoyed his stay at Crotty's house. Thank you Sam, the Whapshott Family xx

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