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Anne Kessell

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Tel: 01952 677704

Dog boarding in Shrewsbury

Enjoy your holiday more. Give your dog a holiday to remember too.

Isn’t it funny how, even though they could be miles away, the thought of your dog enjoying a happy holiday makes your holiday happier too?

Barking Mad is for people like you with dogs like yours. Our hosts love dogs, and the dog holiday care they offer means you can jet off somewhere gorgeous and know your dog is being lovingly cared for (and probably spoilt rotten).

Discover the alternative to kennels: round the clock, 5-star home boarding for dogs in Telford, Shrewsbury and Welshpool. Talk to Barking Mad.

Telford and Shrewsbury dog sitting, tailored for your dog
It’s the excitement of somewhere new coupled with all the reassuring familiarity of home that makes the Barking Mad difference.

While your dog is living with one of our hosts they’ll enjoy lots of new adventures, yet return each day to the same food, same exercise, favourite toys and a familiar bed. It means that when you and your dog are reunited, there’ll be no need to re-establish routines.

Dog owners in Telford, Shrewsbury and Welshpool choose our dog holiday services again and again. Once you’ve tried us, we think you will too.

Who will my dog be staying with?
Our Barking Mad franchisees and hosts are spread right across the UK. For dog-sitting and dog holiday care across Shropshire, your local Barking Mad franchisee is Anne Kessell.

Anne knows just what it is that makes the Barking Mad experience special. “Every dog stays in a friendly and safe home where they will enjoy their own holiday and keep to their usual routines – so you can relax and enjoy your holiday.”

For dog-sitting and dog holiday care in Shropshire please contact Anne here.

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

Find out more about Anne Kessell
Looking after dogs in Shrewsbury, Telford and Welshpool.

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

There as many types of Barking Mad dog host as there are breeds of dogs. Some of them just love the companionship of having a dog around the house. Some are families who want to share their adventures. Some are retirees with dog-friendly gardens to explore. And some don’t feel a walk in the country is complete without a tail wagging excitedly at their side.

Sound like you? Become a dog host and enjoy all the fun of owning a without the financial and emotional ties.

Find out more about dog hosting in Shropshire here.

Start your own Barking Mad dog sitting franchise

You’d love your own dog sitting business but you don’t where to start.
Can we suggest you start with us?

There are Barking Mad dog sitting franchise opportunities across the UK. If you love dogs, are driven to succeed and know what brilliant service looks and feels like, we’d love to talk.

Find more about running your own dog-sitting franchise with HSBC’s Franchisor of the Year 2013.



Louise Aubrey - 30th Aug, 2016
"We just want to say a big thank you to Anne and Alison who organised Fudge's sixth Barking Mad holiday with the wonderful Margaret and her family. We didn't need to worry about Fudge at all whilst we were away, we knew he was having fun on a holiday of his own. We know he is already looking forward to his next holiday!"

Chris and Dennis - 17th Jun, 2016
"Just to say again a huge thank you to yourself and Margaret for looking after Sam and Max whilst we were away enjoying ourselves in France. Sorry for the hectic return but thanks again to your wonderful calmness we soon had them settled. It is so obvious that they’ve had a good time looking as perky as they did on their return. Your service is superb and we have every confidence that our ‘babies’ are looked after and cared for so well. Thank you. Sand and Max are already looking forward to their October stay.

Warmest regards from Chris and Dennis."

Sue James - 9th Jun, 2016
"Dear Anne

Peggy has just returned home from her sleepover in great shape, but tired out! We were delighted with her post card and pictures. She has obviously had a wonderful time, and I am very grateful to Clare and her family for the great care they have shown to our little dog. Please thank Alison too for the care she showed her. Peggy can't wait until her next holiday on 1 July!"

Linda Maddocks - 12th Apr, 2016
"Hi Anne, thank you for arranging for Bailey to stay with Margaret at such short notice! Without your services, we wouldn't have been able to have our week's break away. Bailey came back a happy pooch and from Margaret's comments, sounded like she had a fabulous time as well as gaining a few fans. Once again, thank you and we will definitely use Barking Mad again and have no hesitation in recommending you."

Peter Brookes - 12th Apr, 2016
"Dear Anne
Can we just say a big thank you to Sheila & David who looked after Nutsy if you could pass it on please to them, Lucy my daughter loved the card.

Also a big thank you to all of you at Barking Mad for offering such a professional service.

We will be sure to use you again and have no hesitation in recommending your service to others.

Peter, Rachael & Lucy"

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