A Huge Welcome to New Franchisees Stuart & Vickie!

Friday 28 August 2015

Shepton Mallet Home Pet Boarding
Husband and wife Stuart and Vickie Harris officially launch their new business Paw Pals Shepton Mallet on 1 September and will be offering a full range of services including dog walking, cat feeding/sitting, pet and house sitting, boarding for dogs and small animals, transportation to vets/groomers, horse care – whatever it takes to ensure every pet receives their special care and attention.
Vickie says “We both have a great love and respect for animals, having grown up surrounded by dogs, cats, budgies, rabbits, horses and many fish, we now relish the opportunity to make a career out of something we always assumed would remain a hobby!”
After researching many different opportunities, they decided to follow their dream of working with animals and running their own business with Paw Pals, a national pet care franchise with branches across the UK. 
Stuart explains, “The kind and caring nature of the Paw Pals brand is what attracted us. They also shared the same beliefs and ethics as us; providing exemplary pet care and welfare, and a great customer service to go with it!
Stuart Harris - Paw Pals Shepton Mallet

 “We have left behind our jobs and home in Berkshire to embark on this new adventure in the Somerset countryside, where Vickie spent most of her childhood. We just can’t wait to get started and to meet our new clients – human, 4 legged, furry, feathered or otherwise!”

To celebrate the launch, Stuart and Vickie, along with friends and family, will be attending and supporting the Dog Show and Fun Day held by local animal shelter Happy Landings on Sunday 13 September. They will be giving away cakes, doggy treats and other goodies to raise funds for the shelter. Please come along and show your support, meet Stuart and Vickie and to chat about any requirements you and your pets may have! 
Stuart and Vickie are police checked, fully insured, members of the Pet Industry Federation and have host families licensed by the local Authority to look after your dogs in their own home. They are both pet first aid trained and are currently studying towards a recognised pet sitting qualification with the Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour and Training. 

 For more information, enquiries and to book a free consultation, please call 07872 346111, or email

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