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Stargazing25 Sun 12-Jun-16 19:19:39

I've just been quoted £300 for a week of boarding for my two dogs by a friend and nearly collapsed. That is apparently including 50% discount for the second dog. Is that really the going rate in SW London/Surrey borders?

We've booked our first ever holiday abroad so a bit of a novice at organising doggy care.

Any other recommendations for the area?


CMOTDibbler Sun 12-Jun-16 19:28:39

I pay £35 a night for my two dogs, so that would be £245 for 7 nights. I consider this a really good rate for home boarding.

Stargazing25 Sun 12-Jun-16 20:41:54

Thanks. Where are you?

CMOTDibbler Sun 12-Jun-16 20:58:42

Midlands, so should be cheaper than your area!

DontDeadOpenInside Sun 12-Jun-16 21:02:55

I just paid £124 for one dog for a week. I'm In the Midlands too.. mine was in boarding kennels though.

Stargazing25 Sun 12-Jun-16 21:06:30

Ah. Yes, I think rates must be higher here in the south. Just shocked at how expensive it is. Some people pay that for child care (probably not here though!)

Patterkiller Sun 12-Jun-16 21:10:20

Yup. About that up north too. I've looked into home boarding where they stay in someone's home. It's not much cheaper but for the 121 care it feels a better option.

Patterkiller Sun 12-Jun-16 21:11:05

Stargazing25 Sun 12-Jun-16 22:21:08

Thanks! That's really useful.

ChairRider4 Sun 12-Jun-16 22:21:26

I'm in the south sun-mom is £25 a night Friday/sat is £35 that's for home boarding (she also my dog walker and groomer and qualified trainer ) so he comes back with nails cut etc no extra charge .

And second dog gets 50% discount

To me it is worth it as I can relax knowing he is safe and well looked after and yes Spoilt to

Lokibuddyboo Mon 13-Jun-16 03:10:25

Can't you get a family member to watch them. That's what I'm going to be doing when I go away this year.

Stargazing25 Mon 13-Jun-16 06:57:00

If I could do that Loki I wouldn't be on here asking! :-)

Hoppinggreen Mon 13-Jun-16 10:05:25

When I looked into this recently it was between 15 and £25 per day ( in Yorkshire)

Swissgemma Mon 13-Jun-16 21:22:13

we pay about 25 a day for an overnight for the four footed menace... that is in a homestay with a lovely if not crazy lady that lets him get away with all sorts he wouldn't at home! It is worth it as menace is really going to his second home!

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