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Rebecca & Kristian Hamer

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Rebecca & Kristian Hamer
Bolton & NW Manchester

Tel: 01204 886062

Dog Sitting | Looking after dogs in Bolton & Westhoughton

Why should you get all the fun? It’s time to pack your dog’s case too.

Preparing for a holiday is stressful enough, but sooner or later you’ll have to answer that nagging question: where are you going to put the dog?

Choose Barking Mad dog holiday care and you don’t just give your dog a place to stay while you’re away. You give it a holiday of its own.

We provide dog home boarding services for all breeds in Bolton, Prestwich and Westhoughton, so you can relax knowing your dog’s feeling just as pampered as you are.

Bolton dog sitting, tailored for your dog
Barking Mad hosts are rather special. Of course, they love dogs. But what really makes the difference is the time and effort they take to provide the personal love and attention your dog needs while you’re away.

We collect from your home (because that’s less stressful) and we maintain all your dog’s regular routines. Same food. Same exercise. Favourite toys. Familiar bed. So your dog feels instantly at home, until it’s time to return to yours.

Owners across South Bolton and Prestwich choose our dog holiday care services again and again. We’re a home from home for their dogs. We’d love to be a home from home for your dog too.

Who will my dog be staying with?
Our Barking Mad franchisees and hosts are spread right across the UK. In the Bolton and Westhoughton areas, you (and your dog) will receive the warmest of welcomes from Rebecca and Kristian Hamer.

When both of their children started school, Rebecca wanted to start her own business from home. Running the South Bolton Barking Mad franchise has meant she can combine her work and her passion: dogs.

“You know when you’re doing something right. The many repeat visitors and wonderful referrals tell us that our guests love staying with our hosts – and that gives owners complete peace of mind to relax and enjoy their holiday.”

For dog sitting and dog holiday care in Bolton, Prestwich, Westhoughton and beyond please talk to Rebecca and Kristian 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 Bolton and North West Manchester

Become a Barking Mad dog host

Barking Mad dog hosts give the loving care and attention every dog needs while the owners are away. But the benefits aren’t only enjoyed by the dog. Becoming a dog host means you can bring a dog into your life without the long term emotional or financial ties.

There’s no need to worry about arrangements, insurances or money (we’ll do that). So you can concentrate on giving dogs in Bolton and Westhoughton a fabulous home from home.

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

Want a dogs-life?

Have you ever thought of turning your love of dogs into a successful business?

Every one of our Barking Mad franchisees has taken the decision to leave jobs they didn’t find fulfilling and start one that is.

There are Barking Mad dog care franchise opportunities near you. Start your own dog sitting franchise. You’ll wish you’d done it years ago. You can find out more about running your own dog-sitting franchise here.



Ruby - 21st Sep, 2015
"I have used Barking Mad now a couple of times and the care and attention given to the booking and my dog's welfare is second to none. The couple Ruby stays with provide excellent care and give her lots of attention. I feel happy leaving Ruby with them and would strongly recommend Barking Mad to any dog owner. Thanks for a great service."

Anne M Welby - 21st Sep, 2015
"Once again, Bramble has come home to me as a happy little dog.

I cannot fault the service from booking her holiday to her being collected and returned to me. I also find it very reassuring to receive a text message informing me that she has settled in with her host family.
Many thanks"

Terry & Jayne Clarke - 21st Sep, 2015
"As usual Toby and Molly had a fantastic time staying with Sandra and Colin and because they stay with them each time, Toby and Molly settle in as soon as they get there, Sandra and Colin know
their individual
They always come home,
happy and healthy, with a post card telling us all
about their adventures,
I have recommended
Barking Mad to friends
and family, and my
daughter is registering
next week....
Wouldn't use anywhere else"

DAVID TOPPING - 21st Sep, 2015
"This is the second occasion we have used "Barking Mad"; our dog Lily has returned to us happy and healthy on both occasions with her host providing photos and a status report during and at the end of the vacation and on the latest occasion arrived home with a small gift from Val(most appreciated).
It really does help us enjoy our holiday with the peace of mind your service provides and absolutely recommend your service."

Andrea Harlick - 11th Sep, 2015
"Bonnie had a fantastic time and was treated like royalty. I would have no hesitation in recommending Barking Mad to my friends and family."

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