Paw Pals Reading East Local News Article

Friday 19 February 2016

 A woman from Woodley whose long-term healthcare career recently ended in redundancy is now running a quirky company which provides a range of services for pet owners.

Last year Ros Forrester was laid off after more than a decade of working for the NHS Blood and Transplant department but a few months later she founded Paw Pals Reading East. 

Mrs Forrester launched her company, which is part of the national Paw Pals franchise, on Monday, February 1 and she now offers pet owners everything from dog walking and sitting to a chaperone service for animals at weddings.
The services are available to owners with all types of animals in Woodley, Earley, Twyford, Winnersh , Woosehill and East Reading.
Mrs Forrester said: “I worked for over 13 years for the NHS Blood and Transplant department before being made redundant last year, "Although it was a worrying and uncertain time, it was the push I needed to follow my dream of working with animals and running my own business”.
Managing director of Paw Pals Susie Cooke said: "Just two weeks into her new business, Ros is already doing fantastically well, "Her enthusiasm and passion for pets and making a success of her business really shines though and she has already secured a number of happy, regular clients and bookings."

Mrs Forrester, who runs Paw Pals Reading East with help from her husband Neil and daughter Kirsten, boasts several animal qualifications and accreditations and she is now studying animal behaviour at the Berkshire College of Agriculture.

For more information email or visit the Paw Pals Reading East section of the website. To read this article visit Get Reading


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