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Dog Walking and Pet Sitting in Penarth and the Vale of Glamorgan

Manager: Tamsin Reynolds
Office Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Dog Walking in Penarth, Dinas Powys and the Vale of Glamorgan

Our range of dog walking and pet sitting services

The Penarth, Dinas Powys and Barry dog walking team was established in 2016 and is managed by Tamsin. The Penarth Dog Walkers offer a variety of dog walking and pet sitting services at competitive rates. These include, dog walking, pet visits, puppy visits, home from home dog boarding and dog day care. All staff has completed their Friends for Pets Pet sitter award, have previous experience with animals, are insured and hold a basic disclosure adding the extra benefit of home security whilst you are not there. All animals will be well loved and cared for in a safe and secure environment whilst in their care. Some of our favourite walks in the area include:-
  • Cosmeston Lakes
  • Salmon Leaps
  • The Knap
  • Barry Island beach (seasonal only)
  • Porthkerry Country Park
  • Monknash Walk
  • Merthyr Mawr
  • Jacksons Bay (all year round)
  • Ogmore by the Sea
For some great walk recommendations in the area please check out our Top 10 Dog Walks in the Vale of Glamorgan

Penarth Dog Walking and Cat Sitter Services Team Manager!

Tamsin is originally from Monmouthshire but now lives in Penarth with her husband, three children, her dog Fred cats, chickens and guinea pigs. There has always been a menagerie of animals in her life and most of her childhood was spent on the back of a horse usually with a dog or two at her side. After spending many years working in financial services, Tamsin realised that her childhood dreams of working with animals was always meant to be. Dogs are her passion and she has experience of handling different breeds of all shapes and sizes. She has also recently undertaken a comprehensive Canine First Aid course and is now Manager of the Vale of Glamorgan team. Usually seen out and about in all weathers at Cosmeston Lakes or Dinas Powys woods with her adored Labrador cross Fred, who was adopted from Hope Rescue. Tamsin is able to provide all pet care services for all pets to include poultry, small animals, cats, dogs and horses.

Some of our fantastic Penarth and the Vale of Glamorgan Dog Walking Team


Our Penarth Dog Walkers Area Coverage

Our Penarth Dog Walking and Cat Sitting team cover a wide area of the Vale of Glamorgan including:- Cowbridge, Llancarfan, Barry, Barry Island, Rhoose, Sully, Dinas Powys, Llandough, Penarth, St Andrews Major, Wenvoe, Pendoylan, Bonvilston, Peterson-super-Ely, St Athan. Please see our sister webpage, Cardiff, for other areas of South Wales that we cover.

Penarth Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Services

The Penarth and Barry dog walkers can offer a full range of pet services. Our pet sitting services include:-
  • Dog Walking in Penarth, Barry and the Vale
  • Pet Sitting in Penarth
  • Home from Home Dog Boarding
  • Dog Day Care in a home environment
  • Horse Care
  • Small Animal Boarding
  • Cat Sitting in Penarth and the Vale
  • House Sitting
  • Puppy Walking and Visiting
All members of our Penarth, Dinas Powys and Vale of Glamorgan Dog Walking Team are fully insured and have a minimum of a basic Disclosure.

Our Penarth Dog Walking Team Prices

  • Service


  • Dog Walking 1hr
  • Dog Walking 45mins
  • Dog Walking 30 mins
  • Pet Visiting
    From £7
  • House Sitting
    From £35
  • Small Pet Boarding
    From £6

Some of our lovely Penarth, Dinas Powys and the Vale of Glamorgan team clients!

Dog Walking Penarth
Pet Sitting Penarth
Dog Walking Barry
Pet Sitting Barry

Penarth and the Vale of Glamorgan Dog Walking Team Reviews

N.D., Penarth


Very happy with the service. Tamsin is great, flexible, courteous and sends me nice updates. And I'm sure Harry is very well looked after too. Thanks! See more Penarth and the Vale of Glamorgan Dog Walking team reviews.


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