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Craig McCann
South Glasgow, Kilmarnock and Ayr

Tel: 0141 3346988

Dog holiday care in Ayrshire

Because you and your dog deserve a great holiday.

You won’t be surprised to learn that we meet lots of dog owners. But what surprises us is just how many of them stopped taking family holidays before they discovered Barking Mad.

It was all down to finding the right dog holiday care in Ayr. They wanted an alternative to kennels. When they couldn’t find one they decided it was far less stressful on everyone to stay at home.

Barking Mad is the home from home alternative to kennels. We provide the 5*, 1-2-1 loving care every dog needs, so you can relax, and rediscover the joys of a good holiday.

Ayrshire dog sitting, tailored for your dog
It’s the individual attention that makes Barking Mad’s breed of dog boarding better. Our experienced hosts will make your dog the centre of attention, giving lots of stimulation and adventure (well, it is a holiday) whilst keeping to your routines. Same food. Same exercise. Favourite toys. Familiar bed.

We’ll arrange a trial stay, and we’ll pick up and drop off your dog door-to-door (because experience shows us that’s less stressful for everyone).

Owners in Ayr, Prestwick and Kilmarnock choose our dog holiday services again and again. 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. In Ayrshire 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!”

Get your holidays back. Arrange dog sitting and dog holiday care in Ayr, Prestwick and Kilmarnock by contacting Craig here.

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

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

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

Would you love to give a dog the loving 24hr care and attention it deserves while its owners are away? We’d love to hear from you.

We’ll do the booking and arranging. You just concentrate on making your new guest happy.

Being a dog sitter in Ayr, Prestwick and Kilmarnock could be the perfect way of bringing a dog into your life without the full time emotional or financial commitments.

Find out more about dog hosting in Ayrshire 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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