Fun, feisty, elderly dog in a lovely seaside town - wonderful

Swanage, United Kingdom
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Helen
Home & pet owner

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Introduction

My husband and I retired to Dorset a few years ago and have decided to take more holidays! We would very much like to be able to keep our precious dogs in their own home, because, while adaptable, we believe they are far happier with this

Home & location

The house is a victorian stone villa with wonderful views over Swanage Bay. There are plenty of walks straight from the house, but if you drive a short distance then you can take in the wonderful scenery of Studland, Durdle Door, Corfe

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Beach
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car

Responsibilities

Twice daily dog walks and water the pot plants and garden (in summer). The dogs sleep downstairs in the kitchen, but have the run of the place. They are not good with traffic, and Spike (the Border) can bark at other dogs, but is

Meet the pets

  • Spike

    Border Terrier

    15 years

Sitter feedback (19)

Charlotte

It was an absolute pleasure to look after Spike in such an idyllic setting. Despite his old age, Spike is full of life, love & affection: the perfect

Stayed · 31 Aug - 05 Sep 2020
Martin

Another wonderful house sit in Swanage. A great location with beautiful views across Swanage Bay. So many lovely walks nearby with the World Heritage Coastal

Stayed · 06 Mar - 10 Mar 2020
Lisa

If I could give seven stars I would! Helen and Ian have a beautiful home conveniently located close to everything. Shops, beach and the most incredible

Stayed · 20 Jan - 11 Feb 2020
Clare

We had a lovely weekend in Swanage looking after Bugsy and Spike two well natured little guys. We went on plenty of walks around the area and they were easy

Stayed · 30 Nov - 03 Dec 2019
Deb

our 5th visit to this 5* dog and house sit - Spike and Bugsy may be slowing down with age but they are still feisty, fun and full of affection. Spike loves

Stayed · 02 Oct - 10 Oct 2019

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