BorrowMyDoggy In Cornwall

Connecting dog owners with local dog borrowers for walks, weekends and holidays.

What is BorrowMyDoggy?

BorrowMyDoggy is an online platform dedicated to connecting owners with borrowers for walks, weekends or happy holidays. BorrowMyDoggy is passionate about helping pups get more love and exercise, borrowers get special pup time and owners get the peace of mind that their dog is having fun.

Our goal as a company is pretty simple: we aim to make sure dogs get the care, attention and exercise they deserve while connecting local people through the love of dogs.


Dog Walking, Sitting and Day Care in Cornwall


Dog Day Care in Cornwall

It’s not always possible to take your pup everywhere with you and you will have to look for a dog sitter in Cornwall. Whether you’re heading away for the weekend or have a slightly longer trip booked, instead of putting your pup into kennels in Cornwall why not find a lovely local friend for him?


Dog Sitting in Cornwall

Would you love a dog of your own but for some reason can’t have one? Why not borrow a dog in Cornwall instead. There are so many owners that would love a helping paw with dog care and so many dogs that would love an extra walk. Browsing our members is free and you never know, you could be one step closer to looking after someone’s dog in Cornwall!

Most popular breeds in Cornwall:

  • Cross Breed - Small
  • Labrador
  • Jack Russell Terrier
  • Cocker Spaniel
  • Border Collie

Most loved dog names in Cornwall:

  • Hugo
  • Ziggy
  • Rosie
  • Rupert
  • Poppy

What our members say

“I started borrowing Spencer the yellow Labrador in summer 2016 and haven’t looked back since! His owner was heavily pregnant and was finding it difficult to manage him on walks as he tends to pull. Since joining, I’ve been to some gorgeous places that I didn’t even know existed and it’s been very rewarding building up a relationship with Spencer.” - Spencer’s borrower, Celia.

“We joined with our dogs, Wellie and Womble, to find local, reliable people who would be as pleased to look after them as we would be to trust them for a few hours when we're doing something else. BorrowMyDoggy has meant we haven't had to leave the dogs at home alone as much when we're doing something they can't be involved in. They were even looked after on bonfire night, which could otherwise have been very stressful for them - we knew they were in safe hands!” - Wellie and Womble’s owner, David.

Read more about dog sitting in Cornwall

You can view lots more BorrowMyDoggy reviews and other member stories on our testimonials page.


Dog Walking in Cornwall

Whether you’re out and about with a borrowed dog, or are just looking for a new dog walk in Cornwall to enjoy with your pup there are plenty of great walks to choose from.

King Arthur and the Slate Coast

This is a great place to visit as a dog walker in Cornwall as there is plenty of room for your pup to really stretch his legs. Following an old donkey track, this walk takes you from the village of Treknow to the cove at Trebarwith Strand. This trail is dog friendly all year round so you are likely to bump into a few other doggy pals on your travels.

Padstow to Harlyn Bay

There are some great dog friendly beaches to explore on this walk if your pooch is partial to a paddle. During low tide there is plenty of sand for your dog to stretch his legs and enjoy. If you’re a little bit hungry on your walk there are plenty of dog friendly pubs to visit including The Old Custom Inn and the Old Ship Hotel.

Seaton Beach

If you are looking for somewhere with plenty of open space to walk a dog in Cornwall then Seaton Beach is a great option and welcomes pups all year round. The walk takes roughly an hour and a half and can be enjoyed whatever the weather. There is also a cafe where you can grab a hot drink or something to eat after your walk.

Cardinham Woods

Filled with a variety of woodland trails - there is lots here to keep an energetic pup entertained. Follow the river where your dog can have a cool down or a drink and take in the beautiful scenery. Most routes are flat so this is a good walk for a Sunday afternoon, don’t forget to stop off at the dog friendly cafe near the car park for a well earnt coffee and slice of cake. All in all a great place to visit if you are dog sitting in Cornwall.

Newbridge River

We couldn’t talk about dog walks in Cornwall without giving a special mention to Newbridge River. A beautiful riverside walk with plenty of routes of varying length, paths are tree lined making it a safe place to let your pup off the lead. This is a great place to spend an afternoon and makes the perfect place for a picnic alongside your four legged friend.


Where to eat in Cornwall with your dog

The Cornish Arms

Offering a warm country feel, this pub has a lovely roaring fire to enjoy in winter and a beer garden to soak up the sunshine in summer. Menu options are varied so there are lots of lovely food choices as well as water bowls available for pups. A great place to head after a nice afternoon walk in Cornwall.

Blisland Inn

If you’re walking someone’s dog in Cornwall and fancy a bite to eat why not stop off at Blisland Inn. Pups are likely to be given treats before you’ve even received your pint here as staff are huge dog fans. There is a hugely varied menu here filled with home cooked classics and the selection of beers and ciders means there is almost guaranteed to be something that takes your fancy.

Pandora Inn

Accessible by foot or boat, this is a great choice for lunch. Whether you sit outside and take in the lovely views of the river or fancy cosying up next to a warm fire inside, both are great options. Food is served all day and is created from fresh local sources so there is plenty of choice depending on what you fancy eating.

The Sloop, St Ives

If you want to stay in Cornwall a little longer then why not head to The Sloop. Offering pet friendly accommodation with cosy interiors and stunning views, you’ll both feel right at home. Food is served all day and they often have live music in the evenings so there is lots to keep you entertained. Located within walking distance to local shops and beaches, you can take a nice walk after lunch and explore.


Local vets in Cornwall

Rosevean Vets

Rosevean vets offer a 24 hour emergency service as well as standard consultations and advice. They also run puppy parties which help new puppies socialise with other young dogs, with games for you and your pup as well as advice on general pupcare.

Clifton Villa Veterinary Centre

It’s always nice to know where your nearest vet is located if you’re looking after someone’s dog in Cornwall. From vaccinations and pet passports to emergency and out of hours care, you can feel safe that your pup is being well cared for.


Pet shops in Cornwall

Pets at Home

If you want to treat a pup you’re looking after (owned or borrowed) why not head to Pets at Home where you will be spoilt for choice. From new harnesses and leads to toys and a wide range of food, your pup is guaranteed to find something that makes his tail wag.

Aqua-Tique Pet Shop

Offering a selection of pup food as well as toys and treats, your pup will be spoilt for choice. You can also get your pooch’s nails clipped here and they even offer identity tags that are made while you wait, which is pretty pawsome!

Join BorrowMyDoggy

BorrowMyDoggy connects dog owners with local volunteer borrowers for walks, holiday care and dog sitting. It’s simple, affordable and safe.

All members are verified before connecting and membership includes access to a 24/7 Vet line and accident and third-party liability insurance.

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