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Craig McCann
South Glasgow, Kilmarnock and Ayr

Tel: 0141 3346988

Dog holiday care in South Glasgow

Because your dog deserves a great holiday too.

It’s a tricky decision isn’t it? You want a holiday, but you don’t want to leave your dog. Yet at Barking Mad, we prefer to think of it another way. Everyone benefits from a holiday every now and then. Why should your dog be any different?

While you jet off somewhere exciting, give your dog homely, relaxing dog holiday care in Glasgow. We can’t promise balmy temperatures and glorious sunshine, but we can promise round the clock, 5-star care and attention.  So you can get away and take it easy – and so can your dog.

Glasgow dog sitting, tailored for your dog
We love and care for all breeds, whether it’s a Pollokshields Pekingese or a Cambuslang Collie. But then you’d expect us to love dogs. What really makes the difference is that while your dog is living one to one with one of our hosts, we’ll be maintaining your routines. Same food. Same exercise. Favourite toys. Familiar bed.

Owners in Glasgow, East Kilbride, Kilmarnock and Ayr choose our dog holiday services again and again, so their dogs think of us as a home from home. We think yours will too.

Who will my dog be staying with?
Our Barking Mad franchisees and hosts are spread right across the UK, and we’ve three franchisees providing dog holiday care in Glasgow, Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire. If you’re looking for dog sitting in North Glasgow, you’ll find more about Jakki and Trudi here.

If its dog holiday services in South Glasgow, including Newton Mearns, Pollokshields, Clarkston, East Kilbride and Cambuslang, then you (and your dog) will receive the warmest of welcomes from Craig McCann.

Craig and his carefully selected band of brilliant hosts like nothing more than seeing the look on your face after your holiday - when you see just how much your dog has enjoyed its stay.

“What’s great is that there’s no hiding a dog’s emotions,” says Craig. “You’ll know he or she has enjoyed their stay the moment you open the door – although they’ll still be delighted to see you back!”

Enjoy your holiday more - by making sure your dog enjoys its holiday more too.

For dog sitting and dog holiday care in Kilmarnock, East Kilbride, Ayr or South Glasgow please talk to your local Barking Mad representative. Contact Craig McCann here.

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Dog sitting services and areas covered in South Glasgow

Give a dog a home (for a week or two)

There’s a perfect host for every dog. It’s our job to find them.

Take Helen. Helen first became a Barking Mad customer in 2006 when her lovely Labrador, Sally first came on holiday. Sally had 20 Barking Mad holidays but sadly died in 2012.

Helen and her family really missed having a dog, so they decided to become dog sitters in the Glasgow, Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire area. We do all the booking and arranging. Which leaves Helen able to concentrate on making her guests happy.

“We love to welcome dogs into our home and know exactly how it feels to send your dog on holiday, so we’ll make them feel at home.

“We enjoy the range of breeds, companionship, exercise and fun we have with our new pals.”

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

There’s a dog sitting franchise with your name on it…

Our franchisees are a very special breed of people. They’ve taken the decision to leave jobs they didn’t find fulfilling – and start one that is.

If you love dogs – and you love the prospect of running your own business – then a dog care franchise with Barking Mad could be about to change your life.

Find more about running your own dog sitting franchise here.



Euan Finlayson - 1st Oct, 2015
"Barking Mad was recommended to us by a colleague. Our usual doggy sitters weren't available and we were looking at, potentially, cancelling a trip to the USA. As this was the first time she had stayed with "strangers" we were obviously anxious. We needn't have worried.

Craig was very professional and appreciative of our concerns. At our first meeting he explained how Barking Mad works and asked lots of questions about our dog and her habits, likes and dislikes - at the same time playing with one of her favourite toys!

On the appointed day he turned up bang on time to pick our dog up. As other owners have written we were assured by a text message that he sent with an picture of our dog fast asleep on a pillow at her holiday home! Craig's attention to detail was down to the level of requesting that we text him when we arrived back in London so he knew we were safely back in the country. Our dog was delivered home bang on time, relaxed and ready to play with the new toys that we'd brought back.

Thank you Craig and our dog-sitters. I can't recommend you highly enough."

Annette Flynn - 24th Jun, 2015
"Our holiday plans were nearly on hold - for the foreseeable future - until our dogs recent experience with Barking Mad! Craig reassured, understood our anxiety and put our dogs needs first. Our dogs had an amazing time with their host - judging by the photographs! They returned calm, contented and we would not hesitate using the service again. A huge thank you to Craig McCann and our dogs' host family x"

Chrissie and Graham - 20th May, 2014
"I have only praise for Craig and how he managed his first booking with us and our two boys. What a delight to deal with- prompt , efficient and clearly a dog lover, our two excitable collies loved him. Regular updates and contact and knowing they were going to their favourite 'holiday destination' just made it perfect for us."

Maureen Knight - 1st May, 2014
"I have just used the services of Craig McCann of Barking Mad and I'm delighted with the service. I have to admit to being reluctant to use this service as I always relied on family to help, however was unable to arrange my dogs to be looked after due to other family comittments. I can safely say I am delighted with the service Craig was terrific talking me through the service and my two dogs have come back happy and extremely we'll cared for I couldn't have asked for better. It has exceeded my expectations and I'll certainly be a regular customer. It is so reassuring to have the comfort of a reliable and secure dog care service. A big thank you to the wonderful hosts who cared so well for my dogs and also to Craig for arranging"

Rachel Welsh - 7th Apr, 2014
"Although Craig and Barking Mad had come highly recommended, I was still worried about leaving Pepper with strangers for 2 whole weeks. I'm delighted to say that she had a great time, her hosts loved her, and she had a lovely holiday where she got to play with some new dog friends and even met a horse! And I got to enjoy my holiday without having to worry about her. Excellent service and will definitely use again, Thanks Craig :-)"

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