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Could you be a Host Family for Paw Pals?

Would you like the enjoyment and company of a dog, the healthy exercise of daily walks but without the cost and responsibility of ownership?

Paw Pals are currently looking for Host Families to provide our Dog Boarding service, giving our clients’ dogs a loving ‘home from home’ with you, whilst they are away on holiday. We also pay you a daily rate for doing so.

Becoming a Paw Pals Host Family can be very rewarding. We ask you to provide a warm home, your time, 2 walks per day and perhaps a comfortable lap! In return you could receive companionship, a 'keep fit' buddy and endless entertainment!

Paw Pals offer a bespoke and individual service, so you would only ever be asked to look after one client's dogs at a time. We also insist on an initial consultation, thoroughly going through all the dogs' requirements before carefully placing them with the right host family. All creating a safer and more enjoyable experience for both you and the dog.

You will receive full support from Paw Pals, including public liability insurance and licensing by the Local Authority.

Host Family Dogs

Ideally you will:

  • Be dog mad! And have plenty of experience owning or caring for dogs
  • Be flexible - hosting could be for one night or 3 weeks!
  • Spend most of your time at home (eg. retired or work from home)
  • Not live with children under 5 years old.

If you think becoming a Host Family could suit you, please get in touch with your local Paw Pals branch, details of which can be found here or contact Head Office on 01737 217337 or

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Paw Pals offers an array of services to suit the needs of both you and your pet, making your time apart from them as happy and stress-free as possible.


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No local Paw Pals branch in your area? Why not run one?

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