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A First for Barking Mad Cotswolds – February 2018

We have had a hugely busy start to February with a record number of dog holiday bookings as well as our best ever number of new dog registrations.  We can tell already this is going to be a bumper year. We love going out to meet new customers to explain how we are an alternative to kennels and how we provide dog holiday care in a home from home environment while they are away.

One of our new doggy customers is Alfie – he is totally blind but this does not stop him from enjoying life to the full and we can’t wait to provide him with a dog holiday he won’t forget!  We have not had to care for a blind dog before but we are sure Alfie will fit in well with the Barking Mad Cotswold family and we have several hosts who are experienced in caring for dogs with disabilities.

Handsome Alfie from Barking Mad Cotswolds

This is Alfie who is totally blind but you would never know it!

We have also recruited several new hosts this month which is great as the business can only grow as long as we have a wide range of hosts to provide the home boarding we need for all our doggy customers.

Milo the barking mad home from home dog sitting dog.

What a gorgeous looking dog – again a new customer that we can’t wait to place with one of our loving hosts.

Another new Barking Mad Cotswold customer.

Another new Barking Mad Cotswold customer.

As the weather is beginning to get a little better our minds are already turning to the summer and the possible summer fetes we can attend – last summer we attended summer fetes in Dursley, Badminton, the air base close to South Cerney and Sapperton.

We are keen to attend as many as possible during 2018 to spread the Barking Mad Cotswold word – we are talking to people in Lechlade and Chedworth about attending their fetes and are looking to secure a stall in Fairford, Cirencester, Tetbury and Malmsbury – so if you know of any suitable fetes do let us know.  We love getting out there and meeting people who need our unique pet sitting service.

If you would like to find out more about Barking Mad Cotswolds take a look HERE

Cotswolds local news – What a busy dog filled Christmas

We have had  hugely busy December – not helped by the dreadful snowy weather.  We had several dogs out on holiday when all the snow fell – some owners were unable to fly back on time and indeed we had trouble getting to some of our hosts for doggy pick ups – it all worked out in the end though thanks to our understanding and caring hosts who had their furry friend for longer than they first thought!

christmas home boarding with barking mad home from home dog care.

Santa is obviously very clever indeed as he found Lottie to give her a Christmas present even thought she was staying with her host for her Christmas holiday!

We provided a record number of dog holidays over Christmas and each and everyone of them had a lovely festive time with their hosts.

snowy home boarding barking mad dog sitting service

We had approx. 6 inches of snow in and around the Cotswolds while Bessie and Ollie were on their dog holiday – they loved playing and eating the snow – meanwhile their mum and dad were in sunny South Africa!

Do come and join us and our hosts for a cup of coffee and a slice of cake – the venue is Jolly Nice on the Stroud Road out of Cirencester – we would love to talk to you about maybe becoming a Barking Mad Cotswold Host.

2nd February 2018 – 10.30am to 12.30am

If you would like to find out more about Barking Mad Cotswolds take a look HERE