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New Dog Sitting Business Owners Complete the Barking Mad Team for 2017

Meet the autumn new faces joining the Barking Mad family

Dog sitting Barking Mad business owners join the team

We were delighted to welcome seven eager new business owners to our Lake District HQ in October

At Barking Mad Dog Care, we are excited to be ending 2017 on a high note, after welcoming another nine new dog sitting entrepreneurs to join our national team! October saw the arrival of seven new business owners to our Lake District HQ, to undertake a week of comprehensive initial training, which is now being followed up with ongoing guidance via phone, webinars and a visit in the field by our skilled franchise support professionals. They were shortly followed in November by another two brand new dog sitters and all are now enjoying working to bring Barking Mad dog home boarding to their local areas.

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Barking Mad Renfrewshire, Inverclyde and North Ayrshire Dog Sitting Local News

Summer News 2018!

I was lucky enough to win an award at the Barking Mad conference last month.  It was for ‘excellence in service’ which means I’ve passed all the audits and delivering the service above and beyond Head Office expectations.  It was lovely to get this recognition and thanks go to my assistant Pam for putting up with my nagging!

Faye with Lee, Barking Mad’s Managing Director

Faye with Lee, Barking Mad’s Managing Director

The Head Office Team with Faye – the fabulous Lisa, Al and Ellie

It was  a record-breaking spring for new dogs signing up with Barking Mad.  Most of these were referred by existing customers or saw my Facebook page

Its never too early to book as the diary is always busy.  Even if you just want to enquire about the service, please just pick up the phone or send an email.  I’m happy to speak with people and chat about their dog. You can call on – 01505 690391 or email me on

Honey showing off her favourite tree! for barking mad

Honey showing off her favourite tree!

Dexters a lovely sociable pup with barking mad

Dexter’s a lovely sociable pup

Brody settled in straight away our new black lab at barking mad

Brody settled in straight away

‘Furrytail’ Weddings for Local Dog Lovers

With the Royal Wedding this month love is in the air for humans as well as dogs. There is already speculation about whether Meghan’s beloved dogs will join in the celebrations.  Having your dog attend your wedding as a V.I.P is now a familiar sight with dogs taking on roles such as Ring Bearer.  Many wedding venues are now dog-friendly and the hashtag #dogsatweddings has gone viral this year on social media.

wedding day dog Hugo renfrewshire

VIP Hugo enjoying the wedding celebrations!

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Barking Mad Southport Dog Sitting Local News

Dog Lovers Getting Together at Our Host Christmas party! – December 2017

christmas party barking mad southport dog sitting home from home dog sitting service.

Food, friendship and fun at our host party.

We had a lovely host get together at Mere Brow Village Hall on Sunday 17th December where we brought a plate each and  created the best buffet ever. There was a slideshow displaying dogs on holiday and happy times with our dog passionate hosts.

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