Dog borrowers in York
A sweet Cockapoo looking back with adoring eyes

Dog borrowers in York

25 May 2023

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

With over 2,000 dogs in York looking to make new friends, you're bound to find the dog that's perfect for you.

Become a borrower today!

How do I find my pawfect match in York?

  • Start by setting up a borrower profile that showcases your utterly fabulous self. Once you're all set, explore the profiles of the gorgeous doggos in the area. From playful Akitas in Acomb to friendly Cockapoos in Clifton, there's an abundance 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, sharing a bit about yourself and what you're looking for. After a friendly 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 York.

Take a walk in York with your borrowed doggy

You don't have to venture far to find fantastic walks in York, as the city is blessed with beautiful parks and scenic areas. Explore the picturesque paths of Rowntree Park or head to the historic York Museum Gardens for a leisurely stroll.

If you're looking for a riverside adventure, the banks of the River Ouse provide a delightful setting for a walk with your furry companion.

For more adventurous hikes, consider a trip to the stunning North York Moors National Park or the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, both located just a short drive from York.

Discover more in our guide on dog walks in York.

Doggy member, Freckles, the Cocker Spaniel playing ball

Enjoy a dog-friendly lunch break in York

York offers a variety of dog-friendly bars, cafes, and restaurants, ensuring a delightful lunch break with your furry friend. Take your new furiend to The Perky Peacock in Micklegate or Partisan in Micklegate, where dogs are warmly welcomed. Experience the cosy atmosphere of The Fossgate Social in the city centre or enjoy the doggy-friendly vibes at Spark:York, a bustling hub for food and drink.

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

Plan a Shopping Spree with your borrowed doggy in York

Embarking on a shopping trip with your borrowed dog can be a pawsome experience for both of you. Start by pampering your pup with treats from pet shops like Pets at Home or Pets Pantry.

And fear not, there are plenty of pooch-friendly shops where you can find treats for yourself too, such as the Shambles Market.

Travelling with dogs in York

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

Buses: Well-behaved dogs on leads are generally welcome on buses in York. Dogs should be kept off the seats to ensure comfort for all passengers.

River bus service/boats: All boats in York allow dogs on their services, provided they are well-controlled, on leads, and not occupying seats. However, it's always best to check with the specific boat company for any restrictions or guidelines.

Taxis: Many local taxi companies in York are happy to accommodate dogs. Just let them know in advance when booking your ride.

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

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

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