Dog Lover for Walks and Dog Care


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About Barry

I love all dogs and I would love to help others with dog walking and dog care.

I have a Portugese Water Dog puppy myself and I would love to meet new playmates for my Oscar and also to help others walking or taking care of their dogs on weekday evenings or over the weekend for those who need the support every now and then!

I have previously owned a Border Collie for 15 years, so I'm used to long walks and regular dog grooming and care. I also regularly dog sit for family and friends and I am comfortable with all sizes and temperament of dog.

I think I would be very helpful for dog owners as I live near Wimbledon Common and Wimbledon Park where I can exercise dogs easily, I also have a private, secure garden and as I live beside Wimbledon village I am near the vet and pet shop if required! The owner would also be reassured that I have previously owned a border collie for 15 years and so I am comfortable and confident handling a dog in public. I love all breeds of dog and love being around them so I think the dog would really benefit also.

I always send the owner photos and videos of their dog's stay with me, for the owner's peace of mind while they are away and I have had lovely feedback from every owner who has left their dog with me.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or arrange a meeting. Please note that at the moment, due to work commitments, I am only available week day evenings after 7pm and on weekends.

Many thanks,

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  • Repeat clients: 2
  • Completed bookings: 29
  • Response rate: 90%
  • 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 Barry know.
Dog Boarding preferred times:
Drop-off from 8 a.m.
Pick-up before 9 p.m.
Dog Day Care preferred times:
Drop-off from 6 a.m.
Pick-up before 9 p.m.
  • Property type: Apartment
  • Resident dogs: One
  • Outdoor space: Garden
  • I have a car for emergencies
  • I can administer oral medications
  • Junko

    Barry was very very kind to take a last min request. My dog loved his dog Oscar and when he came out of dog care Frankie seemed he had a hell of a good day! Thank you for the kindness and really recommend him.

    5th November 2018
    Barry, dog sitter in Wimbledon

    Thank you so much Junko! Oscar and Frankie had a great time chasing each other all morning!

    5th November 2018

  • Belinda

    My little terrier had a wonderful time with Barry. He was very kind and the dogs played all afternoon. Thank you Barry- I had no worries at all.

    6th July 2018

  • Michelle

    Ruby stayed with Barry and Oscar for a whole day and she came home happy and relaxed. Barry is a lovely person to meet, assuring me Ruby is having a good time by sending me picture and video of Ruby and Oscar together. I wish Barry works day time during the week too! Thank you Barry.

    3rd July 2018
    Barry, dog sitter in Wimbledon

    Thanks Michelle! :-) great to have another Irish (terrier) with me and Oscar for the day!

    3rd July 2018

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