If you would like a welcoming and loving family home for your dog while you are away or at work, then please get in touch! I am an experienced dog sitter (along with my husband, and daughters, aged 16, 13 and eight) and, until now, I have looked after the pets of many, many friends.
(We are a British family, who have lived in The Hague for the past six years and have helped out many of our friends in caring for their pets who remain here, while they return home or go on holiday).
Currently we have no dog of our own (we have had our own dog in the past, whilst living in the UK, and we are in the process of getting our own dog) and so, looking after the much-loved pets of others, is something I would like to do more of. However, as a house that loves animals, we do have four guinea pigs and a hamster!
We live in the Vogelwijk area of The Hague and are a mere five minutes walk from the beach.
We also live close to many other, lovely areas for dog walking.
We are a very active family and, so, a stay with us will ensure plenty of lovely walks!
The pictures on my profile show you some of the walks we have taken on the nearest beach, with one of our canine visitors, as well as my youngest daughter who is a tireless playmate for them.
I work from home and so I am around the house for any doggy visitors and they will have my constant company.
They will not be left alone for long periods. I offer not only a daily dog sitting service, but dog boarding while you are on holiday and daily dog walking, if required.
With dog walking, I am happy to be advised by the owners as to how much walking their dog requires (every dog is different), be it one short walk or a couple of two hour walks per day!
Our house is a typical Dutch, town house with a small, but totally secure, back garden (and which is, admittedly taken up with a trampoline but still has plenty of space for dogs to sniff!)
Dog visitors may have access to that at all times.
Typically, dogs visiting us stay downstairs, but they are not prevented from exploring the other three floors of the house.
Again, though, I am happy to accommodate owners' wishes as to where their dog stays in the house.
If you prefer your dog to stay downstairs in your own house, I will implement that rule too.
If your dog stays with us they will be treated as a member of our family and made very welcome.
I am happy to try and provide a ‘home from home’ environment as much as possible and treat your dog as you would treat them yourself.
Becky has been taking care of Bello for a couple of days and a whole week. She is very sweet, flexible and sincere. She will follow your instructions. Bello needed special care recovering from a surgery. I completely trusted her with my dog. She kept me posted by messages and pics. Bello adored the family and I could see he felt at home. He got lots of attention especially from her youngest daughter. Thank you so much Becky for your good care!
My dogs love Becky and her family. They get plenty of attention and feel at home. The area offers lots of outdoor open space for dogs. My dogs came home happy and well cared for.
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