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A New Year and a New Challenge – January 2018

The Barking Mad national charity for 2018 is Dogs for Good and to raise funds we decided to set ourselves a challenge to walk 1,000 miles in the year. Only 2.74 miles a day! So to make it harder we decided to only count the miles when we are walking doggies and are together… this is proving a challenge! Most of our walks are on the hills so slower miles than we imagined! We’re keeping on track though despite having 5 days without anything counting and by the end of the month we’d achieved 85.8 miles.

If you’d like to sponsor us please visit our page at Virgin Money Giving – all donations are greatly appreciated and go to such a great cause.

Barking Mad Fife sponsored walk for Dogs for Good

John & Elaine – The start of the challenge

Our Host Highlight

All our hosts are fantastic and love giving all doggies a five star holiday. This month David had the joy of looking after Harry, a 7 month old Newfoundland pup! He’s a big boy already and has a few special needs because of his joints but this wasn’t a problem. As David’s says “you just need to follow the pet schedule… he’s a big boy but a joy to look after though you do need to keep a towel to hand for the love strings aka slobbers!”

Barking Mad Fife host David and Harry the Newfoundland pup

David & Harry, the “wee” pup!

Canine Capers & Cakes Walk

Our next walk will take place on Sunday 4th March at Leven Beach… we’ll be meeting at 10:30am and remember to bring a mug with you!

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Dog Lovers Christmas Party – December 2017

Another year has flown by and we celebrated with our wonderful dog care hosts with a wee pre-Christmas party to say a massive thank you. Pulled pork cobs, mulled cider and a good old blether was the order of the day. We liked to also say a massive thanks to all our fabulous customers who put their faith in us and lets us give their doggies an amazing 5 star holiday… Merry Christmas Everyone!

Barking Mad Fife host Christmas party dog sitters

Mulled wine – well it is nearly Christmas

Host Christmas party for barking mad fife 2017 dog sitting and dog home boarding

Celebrating with our wonderful hosts

Merry christmas from barking mad fife home from home dog sitting and home boarding.

Merry Christmas everyone!

A Chilly November 2017

Was a chilly month this month to be doing outdoor events but we loved doing the Kinross Festive Street Market. We did have to wrap up warmth but it did stay dry and in the end we raised £185 for Greyhound Rescue Fife on the night selling the wonderful items made by our Barking Mad Hatters craft group.  This is amazing as just £10 will feed a rescue greyhound for a week!

Kinross festive street market, barking mad home from home dog care stall.

Elaine trying to keep warm at Kinross Festive Street Market

The following day was a chilly one but we had great fun at Leven for our Canine Capers & Cakes walk. We were joined by customers, hosts & Facebook friends for a morning stroll along the beach with over 30 doggies having a blast. They truly are a great bunch of people and whilst we were having cake and a cuppa talk turned to the Kinross Market the previous night and before you knew hands were going into pockets and we raised another £41 – thank you so much.

festive dog walk on leven beach with barking mad fife dog home boarding.

Cainine Capers at Leven beach

walk on the beach with Barking Mad Fife dog siting service.

Great to see so many people joining us for the walk!

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