Dog borrowers in Oxford
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Dog borrowers in Oxford

25 May 2023

So you're interested in borrowing a pooch in Oxford. High paws!

With over 1,000 dogs in Oxford looking to make new friends, you're sure to find the dog that's perfect for you.

Become a borrower today!

How do I find my pawfect match in Oxford?

  • Start by setting up a borrower profile that showcases your utterly fabulous self. Once you're all set, take a look at the profiles of the adorable doggos in the area. From energetic Huskies in Headington to friendly sausage dogs in Summertown, there are plenty 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. To ensure safety, messaging is available exclusively to premium members. For as little as £12.99 a year, you can enjoy unlimited dog time!
  • Now, it's time to start messaging. Reach out to lots of dog owners, introducing yourself and sharing what you're looking for. Once you've had a chat, it's the pawfect time to meet up for a 'Welcome Woof'.
  • Once you've built a relationship with the owner and, of course, their lovely pupper, and you've all decided it's time to spend 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 site, be sure to contact our wagtastic Help Team by emailing woofwoof@borrowmydoggy.com 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 Oxford.

Take a walk in Oxford with your borrowed doggy

You don't have to go far to find great walks in Oxford, as the city offers beautiful parks and scenic paths. Explore the tranquil paths of University Parks or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Thames Path. If you're up for a more adventurous hike, head to Shotover Country Park for panoramic views or venture to Port Meadow for a walk along the river.

Discover more in our guide on dog walks in Oxford.

Doggy member, Luna, the Labrador Retriever chilling in the garden after some playtime

Enjoy a dog-friendly lunch break in Oxford

Oxford is a haven for dog-friendly bars, cafes, and restaurants, providing a delightful lunch break with your furry friend. Take your new furiend for brunch to The Handle Bar Café and Kitchen in Jericho or enjoy the cosy atmosphere of The Perch in Binsey. Experience the doggy-friendly vibes at The Rickety Press or indulge in a tasty treat at The Missing Bean.

Discover more in our guide on dog-friendly pubs in the UK.

Plan a Shopping Spree with your borrowed doggy in Oxford

Taking your borrowed dog on a shopping trip can be pawsome fun for both of you. Start by spoiling your pup with treats from pet shops like Pets Corner or Pets at Home.

And don't worry, there are plenty of pooch-friendly shops where you can find treats for yourself too, such as Westgate Oxford, or Oxford a Wyevale Garden Centre.

Travelling with dogs in Oxford

Getting around Oxford with a borrowed pooch is convenient, thanks to various dog-friendly transportation options.

Buses: Well-behaved dogs on leads are generally welcome on local buses in Oxford, but it’s at the driver’s discretion.

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

Start your BorrowMyDoggy adventure in Oxford today and create cherished memories with a delightful canine companion.

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