Heart-warming stories from the BorrowMyDoggy community about leaving 'Pawprints of Happiness' on the lives of dogs and people.
We’re very lucky to have our borrower, Francesca, as a part of our family.
We are great friends with the couple who look after Hugo and we’re taking them out for Christmas dinner!
The biggest benefit of BorrowMyDoggy and this relationship is that I’ve found a friend, and I’ve found a friend for Ciccia.
I get on really well with Dixie’s owners. There has to be an element of trust - owners need to know that you're responsible so you have to spend time with them.
BorrowMyDoggy is a great way to meet friends and people that you actually trust and get to know.
I expected to sign up to BorrowMyDoggy, find a match and just get on, but to have a friendship come out of it is just an added bonus - it’s absolutely perfect.
Alice lives 2 minutes away, which is absolutely perfect. It seems so funny that we have to go on a website to find each other when we live so close!
I’ve built up a fantastic relationship with the family that borrow Otto. I feel like I’ve made new friends - I trust them so much.
BorrowMyDoggy builds a community. We’ve become friends with our borrower, who lives just across the street.
By the time I’d decided Selene and Minnie were going to spend time alone together, Selene was my friend.
The biggest benefit to BorrowMyDoggy is quite simple - it’s just like seeing friends.
It's an opportunity to meet local people and connect to the community, which you don’t get with professional dog walkers.
It’s been great to meet people from all over the world and different professions that have one thing in common… It’s that they love dogs.
"The main advantage for me is company. The dog is company of course, but the company of people like Karen who have been coming in regularly."
We moved from the US and we’ve met lovely people who live nearby who’d we never have met otherwise.
BorrowMyDoggy has definitely been a community thing. I've met more people in the neighbourhood than I had before.
I’ve now got Charlie as a little friend and I’ve got other friends in the area too, the human ones - you all just help each other out.
BorrowMyDoggy has made me feel more connected to the community. It’s a win-win.
It’s nice to have opportunities to meet new people - there’s a very nice social interaction with BorrowMyDoggy.
It creates such a wonderful basis for our community because you’re sharing something that exudes love.
My friendship with Victoria is great - we get on really well. We joke that there’s this little community that Cherry’s created.
We get on really well with Tasha and her boyfriend - we’ve had them round for dinner and developed a friendship.
Meeting Annie and her dog Beezus, definitely helped me get through my last year at uni and my finals.
Our borrower, Ross, has become one of the family and he even spent Christmas with us this year.
We’ve met so many people and made so many friends. George has made new friends, too!
When Harry and Jodie came along, I thought ‘finally!’ They were just what I was looking for.
We've had lunch together and things like that. It's more than just an arrangement, it's a friendship.
The relationship with our borrower is great. We’ve got a lot in common and we get along really well.
BorrowMyDoggy is a nice extension to one’s social life and it’s a lovely way to meet people. It’s makes your life a lot more open.
BorrowMyDoggy is the best way to spend your free time and make friends. Both Sarah and her partner, James, are my friends now, as well as their dog!
We’ve built up a really good friendship with McTavish’s owner's, and they now refer to us as his aunties. We’ve all kind of turned into a little family.
I would absolutely recommend BorrowMyDoggy to friends. It’s such a great way to get to know other people and their dogs.