Borrowers in Cardiff

Borrowers in Cardiff

25 May 2023

So you're interested in borrowing a pooch in Cardiff. Great news!

There are over 2,300 dogs in Cardiff eagerly waiting to make new friends.

With such a wide variety of canine companions, you're sure to find the dog that's pawfect for you.

Become a borrower today!

How do I find my pawfect match in Cardiff?

  • Start by setting up a borrower profile that showcases your fabulous self. Then once you're all set up, browse through the profiles of the wonderful doggos in your area. Whether it's Labradors in Llandaff or Beagles in Barry, Cardiff offers loads of amazing dogs to choose from.
  • The next step is to become a premium member. Premium memberships include safety checks, insurance coverage, and access to our 24/7 vetline. For safety reasons, messaging is reserved for premium members who have been through the safety checks. For only £12.99 per year, you can enjoy unlimited dog time!
  • Once you're a premium member, start messaging dog owners, sharing a bit about yourself and what you're looking for in a doggy companion. After messaging for a bit, it's the pawfect time to arrange a 'Welcome Woof' meet-up.
  • Once you've got to know an owner and their lovely pupper, and you all agree it's time to spend quality time with the dog on your own, it's time to plan some exciting adventures.

If you have any questions or need assistance using our website, feel free to reach out to our Help Team. You can contact them by emailing or by calling 020 3826 8628.

Now is the time to plan adventures with your new pooch pal. Whatever your pace, there's always something you can enjoy together in Cardiff.

Take a walk in Cardiff with your borrowed dog

You don't have to travel far to find great walks in Cardiff, as the city boasts loads of excellent parks and green spaces. Explore Bute Park or Roath Park for leisurely strolls surrounded by natural beauty. And if you prefer a coastal adventure, take a trip to Barry Island Beach or Penarth Esplanade, where you and your borrowed pooch can enjoy the sea breeze.

For more adventurous hikes, consider exploring the breathtaking trails in the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Discover more in our guide on dog walks in Cardiff.

Doggy member, Drew, the Cocker Spaniel is all smiles on his favourite walk
Doggy member, Drew, the Cocker Spaniel

Enjoy a dog-friendly lunch break in Cardiff

Cardiff boasts a wide array of dog-friendly bars, cafes, and restaurants, giving you plenty of options for a delightful lunch break with your canine companion. Take your new furiend to Mowgli Street Food on Church Street or Barkers Tea Rooms in High Street, where dogs are warmly welcomed in their covered outdoor area. For a unique experience, visit Pettigrew Tea Rooms located in the beautiful surroundings of Bute Park, where dogs can join you on the heated terrace.

Discover more in our guide on dog-friendly eateries in Cardiff.

Plan a Shopping Spree with your borrowed doggy in Cardiff

Taking your borrowed dog on a shopping trip can be a pawsome experience for both of you. Begin by treating your pup to some goodies from pet shops like Pets Corner or Village Garden Pet Supplies. But don't worry, there are also plenty of dog-friendly shops where you can find treats for yourself too, such as John Lewis, Wally's Delicatessen, and the Castle Arcade, where some of the shops are dog friendly.

Travelling with dogs in Cardiff

Getting around Cardiff with a borrowed pooch is convenient, thanks to some dog-friendly transport options.

Buses: Cardiff Bus welcomes well-controlled dogs on leads as long as there is suitable space for them. There should only be one dog per person and dogs should be kept off the seats to ensure a pleasant journey for all passengers.

Trains: Most train services in Cardiff allow well-behaved dogs on leads at no additional cost. Please make sure your floofy friend remains under control and off the seats.

Want to learn more about dog-friendly travel? Check out our guide on how to travel with a dog!

Start your BorrowMyDoggy adventure in Cardiff today and create unforgettable memories with a lovable canine companion. Happy borrowing!

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