BorrowMyDoggy In Richmond

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 dog borrowers for walks, weekends or happy holidays.

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 four legged friends.


Find friendly, local Dog Walking and Day Care in Richmond


Doggy Day Care in Richmond

For several years Richmond Upon Thames has been voted the happiest borough in London. The borough is also famed for having the largest park in London which is home to around 630 red and fallow deer and covers a whopping 3.69 square miles - that’s a lot of walkies.

Whether you are looking for a dog sitter or dog day care in Richmond there are plenty of options. BorrowMyDoggy offers a friendlier alternative to kennels where dog owners can meet like-minded people who would genuinely love to look after their pup. There are plenty of kennels in Richmond but there may also be plenty of lovely friendly people who would love to borrow your dog in your local area who are just a few clicks away.  


Our community is passionate about helping dogs get more love and exercise, borrowers get special pup time and owners get the peace of mind that their pooch is having fun.


Most popular breeds in Richmond:

  • Cross breed (small)
  • Labrador
  • Cockapoo
  • Cocker Spaniel
  • Jack Russell

Most loved dog names in Richmond:

  • Bella
  • Lola
  • Alfie
  • Poppy
  • Charlie

What our members say

“Herbie is the perfect kind of match - we can take him out whilst giving his owner a break. BorrowMyDoggy has made me feel more connected to the community. It’s a win-win." Herbie’s borrower, Lisa

“He’s even happier since joining BorrowMyDoggy because he has new friends and gets to visit new places. What’s more, Oso and Michael have an amazing relationship, so much so that Oso is tail-waggingly excited whenever Michael comes by” Oso’s owner, Anna

Read more about dog sitting in Richmond

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


Dog Walking and Sitting in Richmond

As an owner if you’ve ever worried after putting your dog into kennels and thought “what if they don’t look after my dog in the same why I would” then BorrowMyDoggy might be the perfect solution for you. Your dog will get 1:1 socialisation with his or her pawfect match and the borrower will get the pure joy of spending some quality time with a gorgeous pup.

Whether you are dog sitting or are simply looking for new some new places to walk a dog in Richmond, you’d be totally barking not to check out some of these wagtastic walkies.

A great place for dog walks in Richmond, is Richmond Park. With over 2500 acres of open space, the park offers a good space for your pooch to run off any extra energy. There are plenty of car parks dotted around making it easy to discover each and every corner of the park. From lakes, to cafe’s, to kite flying, to roaming deer, there really is something for everyone.

Old Deer Park is another great place for dog walking in Richmond and is particularly pretty in spring. If you are a seasoned dog walker in Richmond you’ll know that this is a quieter choice of park with plenty of beautiful scenery as well as lots of open space perfect for picnicking in warmer months.

If you are looking to borrow a dog in Richmond you might like to take them for a nice walk along the riverside. With a selection of riverside bars and restaurants there are plenty of places to stop and take in the scenery.


Where to eat in Richmond with your dog

If you’re looking for good pub food served all day long why not stop off at the White Cross Inn. They are self proclaimed animal lovers and provide a scenic riverside spot to stop off after a walk beside the Thames.

If you’re looking for an afternoon cocktail or two with your pooch No1 Duke St is where to head. With an outside seating area and chilled out vibe, there is normally at least one happy pup in residence.

The Britannia Pub is the oldest pub in the borough and is so dog friendly that they have two live in dogs of their own. With a quaint beer garden, yummy roast’s and considerable craft ale selection - the Britannia makes a good Sunday pit stop.


Local vets in Richmond

Richmond Vets is a long established veterinarian located between Kew Gardens and Richmond Upon Thames. They provide a complete health service for your pet and have a dedicated team on hand to answer any questions you may have,

Medivet have 12, 24-hour centres who aim to give the most accessible, high quality veterinary care possible. They treat every client as if they are a member of their family. They have an online, scientifically tested quiz that identifies how urgent it is that you seek advice from a Vet.  

Vets4Pets Richmond is located inside Pets at Home and is a modern, well equipped practice, including a lab, pharmacy, digital x-ray and ultrasound. They also have on site car parking.


Pet shops in Richmond

Richmond Pets Company is located on Duke Street and sells everything from treats and toys to beds and blankets. They also sell a range of dog collars and bandanas so you can make sure your pooch is always looking fetching.

Another top pet store to visit in Richmond is Pets At Home. They sell everything pet related including a whole section dedicated to pet tech - that means automatic ball launchers, memory training and pet fountains.

If you really want to treat your pup, head to Richmond Rascals. They specialise in luxury grooming and offer a range of treatments from Bright Eyes to Fresh Ears and will tailor their services to your pooch. As well as having their very own boutique!

If you are interested in finding someone to walk your dog in Richmond then why not join BorrowMyDoggy and see if there are any borrowers in your area. You can sign up to create a profile and take a look for free.

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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