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Sue Seward
Washington, North & South Tyneside

Tyne & Wear
NE38 8PH
Tel: 0191 419 4242

Dog holiday services in Washington

Dog sitting you’ll take advantage of again and again and again…

The dog owners who choose Barking Mad all have one thing in common (apart from the fact they’re all dog owners): they keep coming back to Barking Mad.

They do it because they want their dog to enjoy the best home from home while they’re away on holiday – and they trust our hosts to provide expert dog holiday care in Newcastle, Sunderland and Washington. You can too.

Meet the people who look after your dog while you’re away
Take the time to browse our franchisee pages and you’ll see that most of the people who now run Barking Mad franchises first fell in love with our approach to dog sitting when they were looking for holiday care for their own dogs.

Sue Seward, who leads Barking Mad in Tyne and Wear, was just the same. We’d been providing holiday boarding care for her dog, Daisy, for 4 years before she decided that she preferred our day job to her own!

Daisy has a heart complaint. She needs regular medication and lots of one to one time so Sue knew kennels weren’t an option. “Barking Mad provided home boarding for Daisy in a loving family home which kept her to the same routine she had at home (including the cuddles and lots of love)!” she says.

If you’re looking for dog holiday care services in Newcastle, Sunderland and Washington, your dog can expect exactly the same standard of care.

Personalised home boarding for dogs
Of course, there’ll be lots that’s new and exciting (it is a holiday after all), but we work hard to make sure there’s lots that’s familiar too to put your dog at ease. The same food, same toys and same bed will ensure a quick, easy settling-in period - and we’ll even run a trial to make sure your dog’s happy before you jet off.

Make this the year you take the holiday you really want – and give your dog a holiday too. For dog boarding services and dog sitting in Washington, Newcastle and across Tyne and Wear please contact Sue.

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

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Dog sitting services and areas covered in and around Washington, Tyne and Wear

A different dog every day?

Well almost. As a Barking Mad dog host, you could be saying hello to a new dog every week, or during the summer months, or during school holidays – you choose.

Dog hosting is a wonderful way to satisfy your love of dogs without having to make the financial or emotional commitment that comes with owning a dog.

All we need from you is a commitment to deliver the love, care and attention every dog needs while its owners are away.

Find out more about dog hosting in Newcastle, Sunderland and Tyne & Wear here.

Could you start your own dog sitting business?

Starting a business from scratch can be a daunting prospect. But when you launch a Barking Mad dog-sitting franchise, you don’t start from scratch, and you’ll have award-winning support with you every step of the way.

Barking Mad dog sitting franchisees mix their passion with their work every day. Want to join them? Find more about running your own dog-sitting business here.



Ailsa Brook - 13th Dec, 2016
"Cassie has settled back home brilliantly following her latest Barking Mad holiday with lovely hosts Lynn and James and has clearly had a whale of a time! She always comes home happy, healthy and full of beans, and the photos of her we receive show how much she enjoys herself with them. Peter and Sue from Barking Mad provide excellent customer service and the reassurance of knowing our precious girl is happy and safe while we are away means the world to us. Cassie is already booked in for two more holidays next year.Thanks again to you all for a superb service."

Nicole - 30th Aug, 2016
"Jazz has just returned from his third holiday with a Barking Mad host family. He has been wonderfully looked after and thoroughly spoiled with attention and walks on the beach. We had daily updates from Sue Seward, as Jazz' health is failing. Without the knowledge that he would be with a host family that has been matched to him and the reassurance of the daily messages, we would not have been able to go away at all."

m robson - 19th Jul, 2016
"I have used barking mad (Sue and Pete)since Fern was a puppy and wouldn't use anyone else. They are two wonderful people dedicated to their work nothing is too much trouble for them. They always go that extra mile to make sure your dog is with the right host and having the best possible time and I know that while I am away Fern is being loved and spoilt by her Auntie Anne and Uncle Andrew. Sue and Pete are the best."

Nina & Paul - 18th Jul, 2016
"Yet another worry free holiday! Cannot thank you enough Sue and Peter. I haven't met Sonia (one of our hosts) but she deserves a medal. When I got the photos of one of my crazy dogs (Slinky) with her and another 3 strange dogs altogether I was gobsmacked. Slinky is usually kept away from strange dogs because basically he's very anti-dog and will growl, spin round like a scene out of the exorcist and make everyone think he's a monster. In the photos he was a picture of innocence. She is amazing!!, you can tell she loves them so much. I have quite a few breaks away and can honestly say I don't worry one bit. Regular updates & even pictures give me extra peace of mind. The whole process from start to finish is so professional but personable too. It's Uncle Peter now to my furbabies when he comes to collect them, My dogs shriek with excitement when he arrives. I Will never use another company. Barking Mad Furever!!!!"

Alex Tye - 13th Jul, 2016
"I cannot thank Sue and Pete enough for the care and service given to me for my dog Alfie. I have always hated using any type of kennels service as Alfie loves to be with people so when I found Barking Mad I loved the idea that my family pet would be placed in a loving home.
Sue was so reassuring and caring you can tell she really understands your worries as a dog owner. We discussed all of Alfies needs and she arranged a suitable host family to have Alfie.
We were updated on how he was doing and I really think he didn't want to come home after having his holiday he seemed so content and happy when he came home and has now made me so sure I will never use another service except for Barking Mas again.
Thank you so much for all of your help and assurance as now we can enjoy our holidays knowing Alfie is in excellent care."

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