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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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Barking Mad South Northampton Dog Sitting Local News

Back to School – Barking Mad South Northampton local news September 2018

So here we are, school holidays over, everything back to normal. All at Barking Mad hope you had a fun filled enjoyable summer, whether you went away or stayed at home.
The weather was fantastic which made for lovely long strolls in shady parks with the dogs, and the hosts enjoyed being out in the fresh air, able to walk with a purpose, with some doggy cuddles on the sofa when they got back home. Read more


Barking Mad Nottingham Dog Sitting Local News

Siesta Doggy Holidays

Over the last four weeks in the middle of our scorching summer, here at Barking Mad Nottingham we have been very busy arranging lots of dog boarding holidays.  Thank goodness to the aircon in my Barking Mad car!  I’ve been able to keep it cool whilst transporting our four-legged holiday makers to their destinations.  Our five-star pet sitting service starts from the second we pick them up. Our holidaying dogs have had a few changes to their routines, by being walked first thing in a morning and last thing at night to avoid the heat.  During the hottest part of the day they have been taking a Siesta inside whilst being cooled by a fan.  It’s a dog’s life! But, why not? They are on holiday too and it’s what I like to do on holiday! Don’t you?

holiday of cuddles

Holiday of cuddles

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Barking Mad Banbury Dog Sitting Local News

Local shows, plus say hello to some of our new doggies and hosts – August news 2018

Well it’s been quite the August. Lots of dog shows and village fetes where we got to meet loads of lovely dogs and new dog sitters in the Banbury area. We also managed to raise even more money for our chosen charity, Dogs for Good. So a big thank you to one and all for all your donations, interest and help.

A dedicated charity pooch show, Mila’s Funday in Brailes nr Banbury promises all kinds of dog fun and frolics.

A dedicated charity pooch show, Mila’s Funday in Brailes nr Banbury promises all kinds of dog fun and frolics.

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Barking Mad Basingstoke Dog Sitting Local News

Barking Mad Basingstoke June 2018 Local News

A Busy Month for Barking Mad Dog Care Basingstoke.

A Busy Month for Barking Mad Dog Care Basingstoke.

This was my first month running Barking Mad Dog Care Basingstoke and what a fabulous month it was. It started with getting my car liveried and now you can’t miss me! Then I had my Barjo dog guards fitted so that when I pick up your dog for his holiday he is safe and secure in my car.

We had a stand at Silchester Fete and Dog show at the beginning of the month and Archie my Lakeland Terrier came along too. believe it or not it was cold and windy but loads of doggies came to see us at our stand as it was right next to the registration for the dog show.

Lots of you wanted to know more about dog home boarding and becoming one of our pet sitters. We had home made dog treats that many of your doggies tried, all donations were collected for Dogs For Good, the charity that Barking Mad is supporting this year.

I visited lots of new and existing doggy customers to either register them for our home boarding service or take them for their holiday. I also found Cafe in the Park in Hatch Warren Basingstoke, which is a very nice place to walk your dog and then have a cup of tea and the pop -up cafe at Silchester cricket pavilion, you can walk to the Silchester Roman Wall from here.

It was a perfect month and kept me believing that I had made the right decision leaving the corporate world of IT and the daily long commute into London.

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