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Purley and North East Surrey

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Tel: 020 8660 2697

Steve Hallam Dog Sitter Warlingham SurreyDog Holiday Services in Warlingham Surrey

Give your dog a holiday to write home about.

When you next go on holiday, where will your dog stay? For many dog owners, even the best kennels can’t match the care and round the clock attention of a dog sitter.

Barking Mad’s dog holiday care services cover the UK, with local dog sitters in Warlingham, Oxted, South Croydon and throughout Surrey. They provide a welcoming home from home for your dog, so he/she enjoys their break just as much as you do.

Surrey dog-sitting, tailored to your dog
We want your dog to feel right at home – and for you to feel confident in your choice of care. That’s why every Barking Mad holiday starts the same way. We’ll take time to get to know you and your dog. We’ll talk about favourite treats and toys, medications, diet, sleep – all the things that help us ensure they have their paws comfortably under the table in no time.

Then we’ll arrange a trial stay, so your dog can get used to staying with our wonderful hosts.

While you’re away we’ll maintain your routines, so there’s lots that’s reassuringly familiar in amongst everything that’s new. And there’s door to door chauffeuring too.

Who will my dog be staying with?
In Oxted, Purley and South Croydon you (and your dog) will receive the warmest of welcomes from Steve Hallam.

In the past, Steve was a puppy walker for Guide Dogs for the Blind and used to look after retired guide dogs, so he’s used to caring for dogs of all ages.

He’s in no doubt as to the difference Barking Mad makes to owners and their dogs. “I believe Barking Mad provides a true alternative to kennels and a real solution to the dilemma of ‘where will we place our pet?’. All our customers have complete peace of mind knowing their dogs are going to be cared for in a home environment similar to their own.”

Give your dog the perfect holiday home from home. For dog sitting and dog holiday care in Warlingham, Oxted, South Croydon and across Surrey please talk to Steve.

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

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Dog sitting services & holiday care in Warlingham, South Croydon and Surrey

Could dog sitting change your life?

We meet lots of people who would love to have owned a dog but never could. For one reason or other – work, commitments, time away from home – they were never able to have a dog to call their own.

When we tell them about becoming a Barking Mad dog sitter their eyes light up. If they had a tail it would probably start wagging.

You commit as much or as little time as you can. And however much time that is, we’ll fill it with the companionship and joy that comes from having a dog around the house.

Could you be the perfect dog-sitter? Find out more about dog hosting in Surrey here.

Fancy a more rewarding day job?

Becoming a Barking Mad dog sitting franchisee takes passion, hard work, a love of dogs (of course) and a drive to see things done right.

And in return? You’ll discover a rewarding job you love (and wish you’d done years ago) with the support of HSBC’s Franchisor of the Year 2013.

Find out more about running your own dog sitting franchise here.



Carol - 3rd Jan, 2017
"Kimmy had a wonderful holiday with Robert and loved all her cuddles.
Thank you all for looking after her."

Carol Wickham - 2nd Dec, 2016
"Highly recommend Barking Mad. Our elderly dog comes back happy and well cared for. Hosts matched to dog's requirements.
Tom and Chris are very professional and lovely with our dog."

Caroline Rayment - 4th Nov, 2016
"Zippy has just spent an enjoyable few days with his Barking Mad hosts. This is the first time we have used Barking Mad and the organisation from the outset was fantastic. I wanted our dog to be in a loving home environment where he would be well looked after, and have a great time. Tom made the entire process really easy. He spent time at the outset getting to know Zippy’s daily routine and matching him with a host. We had pre-arranged collection and return times, a text letting us know that Zippy had settled in well and a photo of him with his hosts. We will definitely use Barking Mad again - it is such a relief to know that we can go away without worrying about Zippy's care."

ALISON SLATER - 24th Oct, 2016
"Another very successful holiday for our black lab Oscar.
Well organised excellent communication - always love getting the "arrival" photo and text saying he has settled in well.
He has been back to a previous holiday home last week and has come back full of beans and looking very well!
we will need to start thinking about our next holiday!!"

Imelda Arnold - 3rd Oct, 2016
"This weekend was the first break Rhoda has had with Barking Mad as she is now 7 months old. The whole process was very well organised and straight forward, Rhoda being collected and delivered back as planned. She seems to have had a great time with her sitters and we can now plan other holidays with complete confidence, knowing that Rhoda will be happy and well looked after."

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