Dog lover missing dog around house


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About Wendie

I adore dogs. Our beloved family dog of 15 years passed and the house is empty without her. Not ready for another dog but would love to have a dog around to fuss over and walk. Secure family house with enclosed garden and park and common are close for long walks. Dog day care will include a walk, off lead for well behaved dogs in all weather. We have a heated kitchen floor which was always welcome to sleep on by our dog, large family room and reception room for exploring. Stairs to house and garden so dog must be able to climb stairs. Estate car for transport to common for walks with cargo net barrier for dog's safety to stay in the back.
I miss my dog, so would love to share some love with yours. All types welcome as long as they are house trained and follow the command to come. I do have strict policy of no dogs on furniture or beds, so if you feel this would be too confusing for your dog then maybe consider someone else.
I am often asked if there are other dogs here. I consider myself the difference between sending your dog to "day care" and having a nanny. I only look after one dog at a time, unless they are from the same household. I am not a kennel, your dog is a guest in my house and part of the family. Your dog is going to be upset to be away from its family and "pack" To put it with another dog whom is in the same situation isn't fair to the animals and quite stressful for them, often leading to uncharacteristic behaviour as they try to work out where they fit. Your dog(s) have my full attention.

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  • Repeat clients: 4
  • Completed bookings: 18
  • Response rate: 100%
  • 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 Wendie know.
Dog Boarding preferred times:
Drop-off from noon
Pick-up before noon
Dog Day Care preferred times:
Drop-off from 8 a.m.
Pick-up before 6 p.m.
  • Property type: House
  • Resident dogs: 0
  • Outdoor space: Garden, Terrace / Patio
  • I have a car for emergencies
  • I can administer oral medications
  • I can administer injectable medications
  • Pippa

    Please no-one else book Wendie so Draper can spend every holiday with her! The most caring, pleasant and genuine person I've met in this capacity, and the first one who I've felt comfortable enough to leave our puppy with. Wendie's love of dogs shines through and Draper had the best day. Thank you Wendie - see you Friday!

    16th May 2018
    Wendie, dog sitter in wimbledon

    Such a sweetheart and what a lovely boy. Gorgeous dog, well behaved, obedient, and full of energy. He was a delight to have and I can't wait to look after him again! Thank you for picking me and letting me shed a lot of love on your beautiful puppy!

    16th May 2018

  • Pamela

    Wendie is the first carer I’ve even considered for Trey. The web profile looked right, an introductory visit impressed me. Yesterday he returned from his first stay (and not, I hope, his last). I enjoyed three dogless days without a worry – only a chuckle or two when Wendie’s settling-in report arrived. Meanwhile, Trey, it seems, was having every idiosyncrasy catered for. I appreciate, not just the time Wendie devoted – there were a lot of walks! – but also the thought that went into tailoring care to Trey’s needs. Thank you, Wendie, from both of us!

    + More 13th March 2018
    Wendie, dog sitter in wimbledon

    I have a book on my coffee table titled, "Why Dogs do That." It's an amusing book theorising on animal behaviour in dogs. Well I think Trey could have his own chapter. He is a lovely gentle giant who kept me and my friends who were here amused and bemused with his quirky behaviour. Lots of giggles and "why is he doing that?" in a nice way. I've never seen such antics, and I have looked after a dog that climbed trees! He is a character and I thoroughly enjoyed having him. Thank you for letting me enjoy him.

    13th March 2018

  • Camila

    Waffles had a blast at Wendie’s! I was travelling for 5 days and my dog looks like she was the one on holiday! Wendie took great care of her and sent me updates almost every day. I really appreciated that! Waffles has a few health problems and Wendie payed a lot of attention and respected her limitations. Thank you so much!!!

    20th February 2018
    Wendie, dog sitter in wimbledon

    Waffles is a beautiful, well behaved, demure little dog. Very lady like but snores like a drunken sailor! She was a delight to look after and was very clear about what she did and did NOT want to do. Very sweet girl, thanks for letting me get to know her.

    20th February 2018

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