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Tina Darlington

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Tina Darlington
Bromley / Croydon

Biggin Hill
TN16 3DE
Tel: 01959 571160

Dog home boarding services in Bromley & Croydon

Discover Bromley and Croydon’s dog holiday care service.

There’s something rather special about the people who run Barking Mad franchises across the country. Almost without exception, they didn’t start out with plans to run their own dog sitting business. They started by needing someone to look after their dog while they were away.

Take Tina Darlington. Tina is the person who these days matches gorgeous dogs with wonderful dog hosts. She discovered us when she was searching for dog holiday care in Kent for her own dog, Oscar. She was so impressed, she joined us!

Dog sitting in Orpington, Bromley and Croydon
Barking Mad dog sitting works like this: Tina works with you to find out what your dog likes, dislikes and needs. From regular medication to staying clear of the postman we’ll learn everything we need to find your dog the perfect host while you’re away.

We’ll chauffeur your dog to his or her host, and we’ll arrange a trial stay before you leave if you think that will make life easier.

While you’re away, your dog will enjoy a world of new sights, smells and adventures, balanced by the reassurance of having lots of familiar favourites around too. There’ll be new walks, but a familiar bed waiting at the end of it. A new garden to explore, but familiar food waiting indoors. And we’ll keep favourite toys and playthings around, so your dog will have its paws firmly under the table in no time.

That’s what makes Barking Mad’s approach to dog sitting in Orpington, Bromley and Croydon different. Because we know that a happier holiday for your dog means you enjoy a happier holiday too.

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For dog sitting and dog holiday care in Orpington, Bromley, Croydon and Beckenham please talk to Tina here.

Love your holiday - by making sure your dog loves its holiday too. Call Barking Mad.

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Dog sitting services and areas covered in and around Bromley & Croydon

Dog ownership at your convenience?

Dog ownership isn’t for you. Oh you’d love to own a(nother) dog, but work, family, money or other commitments mean you’d never be able to offer the full time care a dog needs.

But there are some weeks every year when you absolutely could bring a dog into your life. That’s where dog hosting can help.

Dog hosting is perfect for people who love and know how to care for dogs, but can’t commit to full time ownership. And we’ve got dog hosting opportunities in Beckenham, Bromley and across Kent right now.

Interested? Find out more here.

Find a job that gets your tail wagging

There aren’t many people who get to spend each and every day doing what they love. But Barking Mad franchisees do.

If you’d like to turn your love of dogs into a successful dog sitting business – with the support of HSBC’s Franchisor of the Year 2013 behind you, then we need to talk.

You can find out more about running your own dog-sitting business here.



Mrs P M Jones - 3rd Nov, 2016
"Once again "The Boys" had a wonderful time on their "Hols" and came home (reluctantly!!) with photos and gifts.
We never worry about them when we go away, especially this time,as we were only able to give very short notice.
At the sight of their bag being packed or the sound of the Barking Mad car, they are at the front door, waiting to go.
Thanks "Girls" and we will carry on recommending you."

Annie - 2nd Nov, 2016
"Thank you for the care Barking Mad took of Alfie last week. Please can you extend my thanks to Val and Kath- especially for managing all the foot business. I know Alfie had a very happy time."

paula mccabe - 25th Oct, 2016
"Dear Tina, Sharon and the Barking Mad Team,

It is with great sadness that I write to tell you that our beautiful Amelie died yesterday morning in her sleep. It was totally unexpected and as you can imagine we are totally devastated. All we can gather comfort from is that she did not suffer and that she died at home surrounded by lots of love and that she lived a full and happy life right up until the end. On Tuesday afternoon she was over the woods chasing/playing with a 17 week old Hungarian Vizsla!!

We just wanted to pass on our thanks and gratitude to all of the Barking Mad team for all your good kind work and support over the last 9 years or so since we have had Amelie. Could you also pass on our thanks and gratitude to the hosts that she has stayed with especially Kate and Graham.


Paula & David"

Kelly Walsh - 25th Oct, 2016
"Looks like Charlie and Alfie had an amazing time. Thank you so much for looking after them for us. Makes our holidays a lot more relaxing knowing they are looked after. Kelly and David."

Jane Adamson - 29th Feb, 2016
"It was so nice to go away for the weekend knowing that Maddie and Poppy were having a great time and following the routine that they are used to ... including lots of belly rubs, fun walks and cuddles at bed time! Thanks to our hosts for looking after them for the weekend in just the same way we would at home. They are looking forward to their next holiday in the summer!"

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