Neal And Pauline, dog sitter in St Albans

Dog sitting and walkies with a family in St Albans

Neal And Pauline

About Neal and Pauline

Neal is a freelance cartographer and works part-time, from home. Pauline is a teacher and works 4 days a week at a local school. We have 4 children, the youngest is 6 and the eldest is 13.

We have always had close contact with dogs and other animals - Pauline’s grandparents had a Westie dog and Neal's family used to have a small farm with various animals such as donkeys, hens and cows as well as a family pet cat. Two of our siblings have dogs. We have looked after friends’ dogs and we all enjoy spending time with dogs and taking them on long walks. Neal and our eldest daughter spent some time helping out at a dog-rescue shelter in Spain, last summer.

We would be willing to look after different types of dogs, if they are familiar and friendly with children. Your dog will be given lots of walks, cuddles and attention from all of us. The children enjoy throwing balls for the dog, if he/she enjoys playing fetch, or spending some quiet time stroking and cuddling.

We live a minute walk away from Verulamium Park, in St Albans. We are also close to River Ver, Clarence Park, Bernards Heath and Heartwood Forest (via car). We have a good-sized garden which is securely fenced and safe.

Due to the flexibility of our part-time jobs, there is always someone around, at our house and your dogs will not be left alone for extended periods of time (more than an hour). Your dog will be fed at times specified by you, with your own food and instructions. There will always be a bowl of fresh water in our house.

We are licensed by St Albans City and District Council for Home Dog Boarding. For overnight boarding, we will only look after dogs from a single household.

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  • Number of completed bookings: 57
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a few hours
  • Cancellation policy for 24h boarding: Flexible
  • Cancellation policy for other services: Flexible
  • Property type: House
  • Resident dogs: 0
  • Other Pets: None
  • Outdoor space: Garden, Terrace / Patio
  • I have a car for emergencies
  • I can administer oral medications
  • I have children under 18 in the household
  • Jan

    Barney absolutely loves spending time with Neal and Pauline. I cannot recommend them highly enough. They always provide a written report with photographs of Barney's day which is very helpful. Thanks so much, and Merry Christmas to all the family.

    9th December 2016

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    Lynn & Andy

    Dixie stayed with Neal and Pauline for 2 weeks while we were away. She loves them very much, so we had no concerns, but this stay was made so much more special by the first birthday party the family gave her, complete with dog-friendly cake and presents. Thanks again, Neal, Pauline and the children, for taking the best care of our little lady.

    27th November 2016

  • Jan

    Barney loves going to Neal and Pauline's. It is a wonderful family environment and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them. Neal gives me a very detailed sheet with photos so I know exactly what Barney has up to during the day. Delighted with the service. Thank you!

    29th October 2016