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Barking Mad Dog Sitters Recognised for Excellence by British Franchise Association

2018 BFA HSBC Franchisor finalists have been revealed!

Barking Mad Dog Sitters are finalists in the BFA HSBC Franchise Awards 2018

Barking Mad Dog Care are proud finalists

Barking Mad, the UK’s leading pet care franchise, (part of the Franchise Brands plc group) is in esteemed company having been short-listed for the British Franchise Association’s prestigious HSBC Franchisor of the Year awards, in the brand awareness category, alongside Riverford Organic Farmers and Stage Coach Performing Arts.

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Barking Mad Royal Tunbridge Wells Local News

Barking Mad Royal Tunbridge Wells February news  – Fun with Hosts.

Paul Smith and his great group of home from  home dog sitting Hosts had had a lovely coffee morning in Hattons on the Pantiles. The plan was to have a hot drink with a piece of cake or a Biscuit but once the menu’s were handed out, it soon turned into a breakfast club with far too many tempting choices but it certainly  helped us all warm up as it had been a particularly cold and wet Morning.

Barking Mad home from home dog boarding service host meet up.

Hosts enjoying a hot drink with either a piece of cake or something else whilst charring about dogs, whats not to like!

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Can I Take My Dog on a Ferry?

Barking Mad dog sitters provide their top tips for taking your

Dogs are welcome to travel on Caledonian Macbrayne’s ferries, serving Scotland’s west coast and islands. Pictured is MV Caledonian Isles docked at Brodick, on the Isle of Arran.

Heading to the coast and hopping on a ferry to a lovely location can be great fun but is it such an enjoyable experience for your dog? At Barking Mad Dog Care, we are huge fans of including our four legged best friends in our adventures and decided to find out all about taking dogs on ferries departing from the UK mainland.

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Welcoming the Chinese Year of the Dog 2018

Did you know that the coming of a dog to your house symbolizes good luck?

Barking Mad dog sitters are delighted to welcome the Year of the Dog in Chinese astrology

2018 is the year of the dog, an animal which symbolises luck

This Friday, 16th February, we will welcome in the Chinese New Year. 2018 is especially relevant for Barking Mad Dog Care, as it is named the Year of the Dog! In Chinese astrology, each year is defined by an animal according to a twelve year cycle. Dogs are the eleventh sign in the zodiac and are seen as having independent, sincere, loyal and decisive qualities, a fact we have first hand knowledge of. Dogs are perceived to be unafraid of difficulties in life and due to having a strong sense of loyalty, will do anything for the most important person in their life.

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February Dog Sitting Host Spotlight

Introducing members of our amazing dog sitting host community

Becoming a dog sitting host for Barking Mad, allows you to have a dog to stay at a time to suit you

Derek loves having dog holiday guests to stay

At Barking Mad Dog Care, we offer a dog holiday service so that when you have to go away, your dog can enjoy a break too! We have asked our dog sitting professionals throughout the country to nominate host families who typify the wonderful individuals who absolutely love spending time with friendly, visiting dogs. If you are wondering where your dog will stay, our Host Spotlight will help to showcase the wonderful, loving care provided by dog lovers in your local area. You can check back each month to meet another wonderful host family.

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