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Spotty Dog Pet Services

April 9th, 2020

I’m Anna Roberts and after years of sitting in an office I took the plunge and decided to set up my own business last November.

I have owned dogs all of my life and have 30 years’ experience with horses and compete my own Welsh cob on a regular basis. I can offer an individual service tailored to you and your pets. I am offering a dog walking, pet sitting and horse care service in Abergavenny and the surrounding area. I am fully insured, DBS checked and dog and cat first aid trained. Obviously in the current climate things are on hold but once the government give the all clear I will be back up and running.

I can offer a dog walking service which could be a quick 30 minute stretch of the legs for puppies or older dogs to a longer hour or 2 hour walk for our more energetic friends. All can be tailored to your pets’ individual needs.

If you are out for a long period of time during the day I can pop in and check your pets, let them out for a comfort break and generally keep them company. Maybe you have a senior dog that can only go a few hours without a toilet break. It could be a cat that requires feeding, water top up and litter tray cleaning or a rabbit that needs food and water and their hutch cleaned. Whatever your needs your pets can be looked after in their own home environment.

Away for the day or going on holiday? I can turn out, feed, muck out, groom and exercise your horse. I have my Stage 2 Riding and Care certificates and have also passed the Riding and Road Safety certificate. Please contact me regarding your specific needs.

07892 684329

Email: spottydog1976@gmail.com
Facebook: @spottydogpetservices

Anna Roberts

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