Sharon and Gareth set up the business in 2002 and have been central to the team ever since.
Full time members of the team now include…
Laura – I have always had an interest in animals and was brought up with dogs, fish, rabbits and budgies. I started work with Safe and Hound over two years ago after finishing three years at college, studying animal care, beauty therapy and travel & tourism.
I quickly found out, it isn’t just a job, it’s a lifestyle! We are one big family and we care for our customer’s pets as our own. I often house sit and look after the dogs that board with us and put a lot of love and care into what I do.
I work full time dog walking and pet feeding as well as house sitting and working behind the scenes to help ensure everything runs smoothly.
Clare – I’m extremely passionate about animals and their care and welfare. I have many years experience caring for a various array of animals including horses, ponies, cats, dogs and other small animals.
I currently have one very active Spaniel called Connie, who enjoys Obedience classes, Scent work and Agility training. We are hoping to compete in Agility competitions in the near future.
I work full time and absolutely love coming to work everyday, no two days are the same. One thing you can always guarantee, you will always be greeted with a waggy tail and a happy team.
Nobby & Nigel – Resident pooches Nobby (left) and Nigel (right) are key members of the team. Nobby especially has helped socialise many of the dogs here at Safe and Hound since he was a puppy and now he is able to take it easy as Nigel has taken it upon himself to take over that role and play with all who want to when dogs come to board with us.
Both are full of character and love long walks down the towpath when they holiday on their narrowboat. Nobby (11) also trains in agility and will hopefully be competing soon .