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Barking Mad Founder to Judge Amazon Growing Business Awards 2018

Dog sitting entrepreneur to join high profile panel awarding business success

Dog sitting entrepreneur Lee Dancy of Barking Mad Dog Care is to judge the Amazon Growing Business Awards 2018

Lee Dancy, Barking Mad MD and Founder, has been officially named as a judge of the Amazon Growing Business Awards 2018


Lee Dancy, the pet care pioneer behind Barking Mad Dog Care’s dog sitting success story,  was delighted and honoured to be invited to be a judge at this year’s Amazon Growing Business Awards. The awards, which are in their 20th anniversary year, were created by digital publication Real Business, are headlined by Amazon and supported by the CBI, the UK’s premier business organisation. They offer, ‘the most credible and highly valued recognition of exceptional growing businesses’ and are ‘the accolades that UK SMEs really want to win.’

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Barking Mad Kettering, Corby & Market Harborough

 Dog Remembrance Coffee Morning – Saturday 29th September

September is Dog Remembrance Month – a time for celebrating the lives of the four-legged friends we’ve lost and for offering empathy and support. The UK’s second Dog Remembrance Month began on September 1st and once again creates a focus for dog lovers to come together and celebrate the lives of their cherished pets, whilst providing mutual support and understanding.

Dog Rememberance Coffee Morning held here on the 29th September - Bosworth's Garden Centre

Dog Rememberance Coffee Morning held here on the 29th September – Bosworth’s Garden Centre

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Living the Dog Lover’s Dream

Meet the dog sitting entrepreneurs who have become Barking Mad!

Barking Mad are offering a franchise opportunity to start your own dog sitting business

Our new dog sitting professionals (from left to right): Cathy Martin, Donna Cotton, Anita Ellis and Janet Baverstock

Barking Mad has evolved to fulfil the need for a more nurturing and ethical alternative to kennels. Our dog lovers’ community is a concept which has changed lives throughout the UK and continues to do so. The benefits are experienced by doggy customers, their reassured owners, the host families who love caring for canine guests and also our local business partners, who have invested their futures in our proven and supportive system. Our dog sitting professionals have realised their dream of working with dogs and having a successful career, ditching the dreaded commute and the constraints of inflexible office hours.

Every year, numerous dog loving entrepreneurs discover the opportunity which Barking Mad can offer and join us, appreciating the support and success which being part of the UK’s leading dog sitting service network can bring. This year’s busy summer period has seen us welcome six new faces and we can’t wait to introduce you to these fabulously caring and talented individuals!

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Barking Mad South & West Oxfordshire Dog Sitting Local News

Barking Mad Oxfordshire News August/September 2018

New Customers

Jessie and Snowbelle who joined Barking Mad this Summer

Jessie and Snowbelle who joined Barking Mad this Summer

We were delighted to welcome Jessie and her dog Snowbelle as new customers this Summer.  Jessie and her family recently relocated from the USA and were thrilled to find Barking Mad.  They wanted to ensure Snowbelle would be happy while they were away and really didn’t think kennels would suit her.  We matched Snowbelle up with host Elsie and she had a brilliant holiday while Jessie and the family were away on theirs.  Read more

Barking Mad Wigan, St Helens, North Warrington Dog Sitting Local News

 Barking Mad Wigan September news 2018

What a summer!

What an amazing and super busy Summer we’ve had here at Barking Mad Wigan! Our doggy summer holidays start as early as May, when our customers want to get away on holiday before the hustle and bustle starts of the school holidays and can run right through to the end of September.

During these months we’ve welcomed back dog guests who have stayed with our Barking Mad Wigan hosts before (and love them so much they have already booked for next year!) and we’ve also welcomed new members to our Barking Mad Wigan & St Helens family. Read more