Home Dog Boarding
Home Dog Boarding
in Hull and East Yorkshire
We are the alternative to kennels in Hull, Beverley,
Brough, Anlaby, Swanland, Willerby, Kirkella, South & North Cave,
Walkington, Hedon, Pocklington, Market Weighton, Driffield.
Your local PetStay branch
Home Dog Boarding in Hull and East Yorkshire
We are the alternative to kennels in Hull, Beverley, Brough, Anlaby, Swanland, Willerby, Kirkella,
South & North Cave, Walkington, Hedon, Pocklington,
Market Weighton, Driffield, Hutton, Bridlington, Filey.

PetStay Hull & East Riding Branch

Hi, we are Melanie & Austen and are very excited to run the original PetStay Hull & East Riding branch which has been established since 2005.

Having been dog owners for many years we fully understand what important members of the family our dogs are. Holidays are a great break for us humans but we need to make sure our four legged friends have a fantastic time too!

What we do

We believe that if dogs have to be separated from their owners then they are less stressed and much happier when they are in a safe, loving home environment. We take great pride in the service we offer and take time to find full details of your dog so we find the perfect carer. Rest assured you will meet your carer before you go ahead and book. We have hundreds of satisfied customers who return to us every year and are happy to recommend our service to other dog owners who are looking for a home-from-home environment for their dog. We were the first to be licensed in this area and many more.

Our Carers

All of our carers are dog lovers and have been carefully selected to look after your best friend and come with many years of experience looking after dogs. Most of them are semi-retired, retired or work from home so they are able to spend lots of time with a dog. Being a genuine dog lover, having a secure garden and being at home during the day are the three main criteria we look for in a carer. One thing all our carers have in common is a real love of dogs.

To give you more peace of mind all our carers are interviewed at their home, checked and licensed by the local authority and fully insured.

Melanie & Austen - PetStay Bridlington

Waiting to hear from you

So if you looking to book a holiday or you be interested in being one of our many carers then please call or email us then you can start your journey with PetStay Hull & East Riding.

Melanie & Austen Potter PetStay Hull & East Riding

Contact Details

To find out more or to arrange a visit to one of our carers in the Hull and East Riding area, please get in touch using the details below.


Tel: 01482 470281

Mobile: 07946 067102

Email: customerservices@petstay.net

Areas coveredThese are the areas we cover… if you can’t see your area please call on 01482 470281, as we do cover most areas of East Riding

HU1 to HU20 : Hull, Anlaby, Kingswood, Dunswell, Kirk Ella, Willerby, Bilton, Hedon, Preston, Hessle, North Ferriby, South Cave, Walkington, Brough, Cottingham, Beverley, Hornsea, Withernsea.

YO14, YO15, YO16: Bridlington & Filey

YO25, YO42, YO43: Driffield, Hutton, Market Weighton, Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, Pocklington

DN14: Howden and Goole.

Why not avoid the stress your dog faces in kennels and give them an experience of a lifetime with a loving PetStay dog carer in Hull & East Riding of Yorkshire.

Home dog boarding and pet sitting services in the Hull and East Riding area

Here at PetStay we have hand-picked all of our carers to ensure that your dog will have the best care possible whilst you’re away on holiday, whether it be for a weekend or two weeks. We are the largest dog sitting services in Hull and the surrounding areas of East Riding. PetStay offer a first class alternative to dog kennels – so you can be rest assured your dog will be left in loving hands.

At PetStay we are adamant to provide a service far from that of dog kennels. Your dog will remain with the same caring pet sitter for the whole duration you are away and give them the same treatment they would normally get at home such as attention, feeding and walking times – ensuring that dog sitting in Hull is a far better experience than dog kennels.

Over recent years PetStay have gained an excellent reputation for providing pets a service second to none, far from that of dog kennels. We have become known as the local pet sitters in East Yorkshire.

Our guidelines will ensure that your dog is left in the most trusted, loving hands possible and we are recommended across the Hull and East Riding area, so if you would like peace of mind whilst you’re away on holiday give PetStay a call.

Home Boarding for Dogs

Home Dog Boarding

  • Your dog/s stay in one of our loving carers’ homes
  • Meet your carer before you book
  • Kinder and less stressful for your dog
  • All routines kept
  • We don’t mix different dogs together
  • We don’t walk your dog/s off the lead
  • All our carers are licensed by the local council (if required)
  • Carers are fully insured and vetted
  • We are recommended by vets and our many, many customers

Our Prices

1 Dog £18.50 a day
2 Dogs £30.00 a day
3 Dogs £40.00 a day

Prices above are per day, or part thereof, except Bank Holidays. For more information regarding those rates, please contact us.

Here are the few simple stages of booking with PetStay.

1st: Ring or email your local branch to discuss your dogs requirements and dates.
2nd: We will explain all about PetStay and what your next steps would be.
3rd: We then take all details about your dog and then match them to the most suitable carer.
4th: A meeting will be organised for you and your dog to meet the carer.
5th: If you are 100% happy with your carer you would then be ready to book with PetStay.
6th: No later than 5 days after your initial meeting, complete our on-line booking form and pay the booking fee.
7th: An email confirmation will be sent to you.
8th: You’re all booked in and don’t have to worry about anything.
9th: When you drop your dog/s off for their holiday you then pay the remaining balance to the carer.
10th: Go away with complete peace of mind and have a wonderful holiday.

Become a PetStay Carer

So you want to work with dogs and be home based?
Have you ever thought how wonderful it would be to work from home and be able to work with animals? If you’re a dog lover and want to have a flexible, home based job that lets you work with dogs, then maybe you will love being one of our carers looking after dogs in your own home.

Earn from £80.50 to £203 per week

Please call Melanie for more information and an informal chat

Carers Walking Dog

Frequently Asked Questions about becoming a PetStay Carer

What are the requirements of becoming a carer?

You must be a genuine dog lover, have experience of looking after dogs and you need to be home during the day so you have plenty of time to give to the dogs you are caring for. You must have a secure garden and agree to abide by PetStay guidelines. You are allowed to have a dog of your own as long as your dog gets on with other dogs.

How are your carers vetted?

If you meet all the requirements listed above, we will come and visit you at your home. We will check the security of the garden, explain PetStay procedures and show you the guidelines each carer needs to follow. If you are happy with everything and we feel you would make a suitable PetStay carer, we would follow up a reference and arrange public liability insurance for you.

Do I need to be licensed?

If you are successful then you would apply to the council for a home boarding licence (if required by the local council), we can help you with this, it is a straight forward process.

How many dogs can I look after?

Our service is on a one-to-one basis, so only dogs from the same household will stay with you. You are allowed to take up to three dogs from the same household, BUT you choose what you are happy with. We will ask you how many dogs you would like to look after and what sized dog/s you would be happy to care for.

Do I have to provide the food?

No, the owner will bring any food or treats for the duration of the stay. Any toys, bedding, medication and leads will also be brought.

Does the dog/s have to be vaccinated?

Yes each dog MUST have up to date vaccinations, have been wormed and treated for fleas. Proof of the vaccinations will be brought to the meeting and shown to you.

What about walking the dogs?

All dogs should be taken out each day for walks. When you have your meeting with the owners all routines, including the number and length of walks, will be discussed. The dog is only ever walked on a lead.

What if the dog becomes ill?

We/you would endeavour to contact the owner or the emergency contact. The owner or the emergency contact would be liable for any expenses incurred in taking the dog to the vet.

How am I paid?

Your fee is paid as the dog is dropped off. This is a self-employed home-based position, is very flexible and fits around your lifestyle.

What happens next?

If you are interested in becoming a carer, please ring us for an informal chat and ask any questions or email us with your details and we will come back to you. You can also use the contact form on the ‘contact us’ tab. If we feel you are suitable we would then arrange to visit you at home.

Apply to be a carer

Please fill in the details below, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Our Reviews

Hull- Freddie


I used PetStay for the first time at Christmas 2017. Melanie and Austen (Hull and East Riding PetStay) were extremely helpful.
After my initial meeting with Paul, the carer, I was confident that all would be OK.
Paul sent me reassuring emails whilst I was away and Freddie, my Welsh Springer Spaniel, settled in straight away and had a great time.  This is a wonderful service, which I would highly recommend.

January 2018



We were really happy once again with PetStay who found us Roy and Sheila who really enjoyed looking after our German Shepard Mya. We had no problems what so ever and will use them again in the future.


November 2017

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I just wanted to provide some feedback. We are extremely satisfied with how Jeanette looked after Pippa and would definitely use her again.

We are delighted with how well she has treated our dog and her understanding of her individual needs as a nervous dog.



September 2017

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Can give PetStay a five star rating we left our dog Hetti with Lisa who made her one of the family straight away this was the first time we have left Hetti with anyone other than family and it was the best thing we could do for her. Lisa kept us updated for the 4 days that she was there and we came home to a happy dog. We will definitely use pet stay again and leave her with Lisa as she now knows her and Hetti would be happy. And we as her owners will be happy in the knowledge she is happy and loved the time she is there. I would recommend PetStay to all my dog owner friends.

September 2017



Would like to say thank you for our recent stay for our dog Rodney with Pauline and Steve. They were absolutely fantastic and we can tell Rodney was very well looked after and had a great time.
We hopefully will book with yourselves again for next year, we are hoping for 2 weeks in July we are just waiting for dates from work and will be in touch as soon as we can. Fingers crossed Pauline and Steve will be available as Rodney seemed to love them and it puts us at ease knowing they treated him so well. Thanks again, I shall certainly recommend you to friends and family.


Beth, September 2017

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I wanted to write this review to say a huge thanks you to Sara Elvi- Rawe and her family for taking such great care of our pooch Millie, Millie has complex needs and has recently been diagnosed with an illness that’s left her blind in one eye. Sara and her family didn’t hesitate about caring for Millie instead they made me feel relaxed about leaving her in their care. She thoroughly enjoyed her stay and Sara sent photos of Millie to put my mind at ease that she was well. I’d highly recommend this service it’s excellent value for money plus it’s peace of mind for any nervous pet like Millie to stay in a loving home rather than being stressed in kennels. Once again thank you and hopefully she will be allowed back.

Karen, July 2017

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This was the first holiday I have had in 25 years without one of my pets. I was apprehensive. Binny went to stay with Keith and Elaine. We visited the week before and were greeted with warmth and a quiet reassuring atmosphere. Keith is the most laid back person, Elaine too it is so obvious that they love their work. They were thorough in understanding Binny’s needs. Nothing seemed too much trouble. They kept in touch whilst I was away. Can’t thank them enough for making Binny part of their family.
If she could speak-she would probably say the same.
I will certainly use PetStay again Thank you all.

Patricia, July 2017

Hull- Coco


I was worried about leaving Coco, my cocker spaniel, as he is 6 and has always had family members staying with him when we went away. This time is was a family holiday so I needed an alternative. Coco stayed with Sarah Cook and her lovely family. He was happy on the first visit and was very well looked after during his 2 week stay. Sarah kept me updated with messages and photos which was very reassuring as Coco had been ill before we went away. I will have no hesitation about using Sarah again. She and her family are amazing and the cost was no more than putting him in kennels. Thank you to Petstay and a massive thank you to Sarah Elise and Cooky ?

Pam, Goole April 2017

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Dear Melanie and Austin, Very pleased with the care Tracey and her family gave to Milo, thanks for putting us in touch with them at such short notice. Would definitely use them again and so local too.




Meg, our black labrador has stayed with her carer Sarah and her family several times now and is so happy to go and has settled really well. It’s great for us to know that Meg is treated as part of the family and gets lots of attention and long walks in the country. Sarah keeps us updated via WhatsApp with photos and reports of Meg. We could not be happier with Sarah and Pet Stay who deal with all our enquiries courteously and efficiently.

Paul and Caroine, Hessle, February 2017

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Cassie & Bobby

I’ve been using pet stay for 8 years and they find you suitable carers while you go and enjoy your holiday knowing that your dogs are well looked after.

Sally, Hull, March 2016



Excellent! I was concerned about leaving Woody as he is a rescue dog and I didn’t want him to think he had gone back into care but leaving him with Karla was the best thing ever. He was treat like a part of the family and was so well looked after I am sure he wouldn’t have minded staying. Karla kept me informed about how he was doing with texts which really put my mind at rest, I will definitely be using them again. I can’t thank Karla enough for looking after my boy so well, thank you.

Louise, Hull, January 2016



Jonathan (and Sarka) provided an excellent service. Very caring and followed all requests. First time Joe has been left anywhere since acquiring him from RSPCA and I will certainly be asking for further stays as I have complete confidence in how he will be looked after. Many thanks

Karen, Hull, November 2015



1st time of using petstay, very good service frm start to finish. Dedicated carer for my dog made his holiday fun and enjoyable. Will definately use them again.

Charlie, Beverley, September 2015



I cannot praise this service enough. Tilda stayed with an absolutely amazing family of carers, who were kind enough to keep me updated whilst I was away, and she was even sent home with her own holiday pictures! She was cared for exactly as she would have been at home, and we were very secure in the knowledge that she was being looked after. Trish and her family did a wonderful job, and we picked up a very happy little dog! I wouldn’t hesitate to use this service again and would recommend it to anyone. The peace of mind that you get is worth every penny.

Charlotte, Hull, June 2015



Just wanted to give Julie A a very special mention as she’s gone the extra mile for Morgan this time and sewn him a very smart new cover for his bed (which he tore whilst digging it up!). Morgan always comes back to us in fantastic condition after he’s been to Julie’s and se seems to have a special touch. In fact I worry that he’s missing being there with her dog Betty!

Peter & Margaret, Hessle, May 2015

Elmo and Titch

Elmo & Titch

Brilliant facility, home from home service.
Our two dogs have recently spent two weeks with their PetStay family whilst we went away on holiday, think they had more fun than we did! The couple who looked after them were wonderful and treat out dogs as their own.
I cannot recommend this company highly enough, we went away feeling happy and confident that our dogs would be loved and well looked after and they definitely were so much so the couple wanted to keep them longer

Kaye, Hull, May 2015



Having picked up our dog Stanley last night, my fiancé and I could see how much he’d been loved by his carers for the week, Pam and Stuart. I genuinely think Stan is missing his new friends. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend these dog loving, caring and generous doggy carers.

Sally, Hull, April 2015



Pippa first stayed with PetStay in 2007 and as we had never left her we were very anxious owners. After speaking to PetStay with a promise that Pippa would be fine and well loved we went ahead and met Pippa’s carer. We must say we were amazed how wonderful the carers were and really inpressed with the care and attention that has gone into making a safe place for a dog to stay. We went on our holiday with complete peace of mind. We would highly recommend PetStay to anyone.

Ben Sullivan, East Riding

Molly & Cocoa

Molly & Cocoa

Molly & Cocoa are two Golden Retrievers who need lots of exercise and love. After visiting Lesley one of PetStay carers we had no hesitation on booking with PetStay. The garden was secure and very large. Their carer took lots of pictures of them and wrote a diary of their stay. I had been recommended PetStay by a friend at work and we wouldn’t hesitate in recommending this service to any dog owners who want a real alternative to kennels.

Kerry, East Riding



Just a brief note to say that our and Alfie’s first experience of PetStay has been a resounding success!We enjoyed our break after leaving him very happy with his arrival at Elaine’s. He has clearly had a very happy time and did not want to leave, showing this by his squeaky bark when being removed from somewhere and somebody he likes.It’s not so long until his next visit to stay with Elaine and I get the feeling that they are both looking forward to his longer stay!Thanks so much for your encouragement and patience in helping us with all the arrangements and thanks to Elaine for the excellent and loving care she has so obviously given. He’s home and well settled and without a doubt will be very pleased to see her again next time.

Jane, Hull



I have to say that he and his family were lovely and really welcomed us and Henry into their home. They made the meeting so friendly, Henry practically ate them all alive and they were very tolerant of him and us.I came with a typed list of information and they did not make me feel like an over anxious owner, although I know that I am.We are more than happy to leave Henry in their care and know that their whole family will love him as much as we do, particularly their son, who even took Henry out for a short walk whilst we were there! We have only left Henry in 3 places since we got him just over a year ago so for us to leave him with Keith means that we trust him and his family implicitly.Please pass this feedback onto them, I will definitely recommend your service, which I already do, but will in particular mention Keith and his family.

Sarah, Hull



We have now used Petstay on a couple of occasions to organise petsitting for our little dog Louie while we were on holiday, and must say that Carole Davy was a great help in finding someone who we could trust and we would be happy for them to look after our dog. We find Petstay a very friendly and customer focussed business

Mr & Mrs Caruk



I would just like to thank PetStay and Debbie in Cleethorpes who looked after Rudi for me for two weeks when we was on holiday. It is the first time we have left Rudi(a German shepherd) with anybody but family and he was very well looked after and he could not have been looked after any better,I would not hesitate to leave him with Debbie again and I’m sure Rudi would love to stay with Debbie and her family again. Debbie kept in touch with me in Turkey by text to let me know he was ok and having fun. I would never put my dog in kennels and this is a great alternative. Although we missed Rudi we knew he was being well cared for and happy so it made our holiday a lot more enjoyable. Thanks Debbie your a star.

Mrs Lawton, Grimsby



I just wanted to email you to say how pleased I was with your service and the carer you arranged for Heidi last weekend. June was lovely and I felt really comfortable leaving Heidi with her. Heidi seemed to really enjoy staying with June and June really looked after her. We felt at ease knowing that Heidi had been looked after in a welcoming caring home. I will be using PetStay again and will recommend you to my friends.

Jasper & Gizmo

Gizmo & Jasper

The service you have provided so far is excellent. You took the time to ask the right questions regarding Jasper & Gizmo which put me at ease and gave me faith that you would find the right people for them. I have met the family who will be taking care of Jasper & Gizmo and feel positive that you have chose the right place for them. With Thanks

Lisa, Hull
June 2013


Cassie & Lucy

Cassie & Lucy had never stayed in kennels before but we had been lucky enough to have family members to look after them but when all this changed we were lost until we found PetStay. We found a home-from-home for our dogs. When we drop them off their tails are going mad as they are so happy and excited. I do think they are a little spoilt whilst they are with their carers but we wouldn’t leave them anywhere else.

Carole, Willerby
June 2005

What a brilliant year 2015 has been!

We had a stand at Crufts where we were joined by other franchisees, we met so many different breeds and it was great to meet so many dog loving people all under one roof! There are now 29 PetStay branches across the UK which is incredible, it was brilliant to meet everyone at the PetStay conference in November.

PetStay Hull & East Riding have had a fabulous year looking after many different breeds of dogs of all shapes and sizes! We are looking forward to having even more dogs stay with our fantastic carers, who can’t wait to have guest dogs come for their holidays. We have already had many customers booking in for next years holidays!

As ever we are on the look our for new carers to join our enthusiastic team of carers across the Hull and East Yorkshire area. If you would like to know more information about becoming a PetStay carer do not hesitate to give us a call to find out more information!

PetStay Hull & East Riding wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We look forward to hearing from customers, old and new, throughout 2016

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Contact PetStay East Lancs & BuryContact Details

To find out more or to arrange a visit to one of our carers in the Hull and East Yorkshire area, please get in touch using the details below.

Tel: 01482 470281

Mobile: 07946 067102

Email: customerservices@petstay.net

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