Things You Didn’t Know About Crufts!

The annual show will see masses of wagging tails competing at the Birmingham NEC from Thursday to Sunday. Ahead of Crufts 2019, we take a look at some barking mad facts about the historic dog show. Crufts is an incredibly long-standing event, beginning officially in 1891. However, founder Charles Cruft ran his first show in…

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PetStay Newcastle handed five-star rating for home boarding

South Tyneside Council has granted a five-star award to home dog boarding service, PetStay.  The Newcastle branch of the national dog boarding company, PetStay, has just been awarded the top rating by local authorities after strict new regulations were introduced last year. Since launching in 2005, PetStay has arranged dog boarding with local carers, offering…

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PetStay Statement: We are Licensed and Insured to Care for your Dog

Since launching in 2005, PetStay has worked hard to establish itself as a fully licensed home dog boarding service, being the first in many areas to exclusively use licensed carers. While the licensing laws have changed with the new regulations brought in by the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals (England) Regulations 2018 last…

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It’s Love Your Pet Day!

Happy Love Your Pet Day to all owners and their beloved pooches! February 20th marks national Love Your Pet Day! A day created to encourage pet owners to spend more time with their furry (or scaly) friends. If you’re one of the estimated 49% of UK adults who owns a pet, this day is the…

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Fall in love with a New Business Venture

People say starting a new business is like falling in love: The romance of starting something new and the excitement of building something of your own! If that’s the case, finding the perfect franchise opportunity is a lot like online dating. There will be a few toads you have to kiss before you meet the…

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DIY Valentine’s Day Treats

Try these delicious Valentine’s Day treats you can share with your dog! Flowers and a card are lovely but anything homemade makes the perfect gift! Whatever your plans are this Valentine’s Day, why not try this super tasty treat you and your pooch will both love. For these homemade dog treats you will need: 100g…

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What happens in the first year as a PetStay Franchisee

The first year of any new business can prove challenging, even with the support and training of a franchisor and experienced business partner. At PetStay, we strive to prepare new franchisees with their dog care venture by supporting and advising them through each step of launching a business. We spoke to a few PetStay franchisees…

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ITV Reveals Britain’s Top Dog Breed

Did you watch it? Britain’s Favourite Dogs aired on Wednesday night on ITV with presenters Sara Cox and Ben Fogle. The show recognised 217 breeds in the search to find Britain’s favourite dog. Britain’s Favourite Dogs surveyed 10,000 members of the public to find out which dog is the nation’s favourite breed. The two hour…

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Keeping Your Pet Safe in Cold Weather

Again, we’re being warned of snow, ice and high winds for the weekend! Great… Even rain can put a bit of a dampener on a dog walk, but the cold weather can make it even more difficult. High winds are set to batter Wales, snow is predicted to fall across Scotland and England is about…

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Welcome to PetStay Cornwall & Plymouth, our newest branch!

PetStay is pleased to welcome Nicola and her pup to the franchise team, as they open the newest branch PetStay Cornwall & Plymouth. Nicola, who lives with her family in Truro, is excited to bring the unique 5-star dog sitting service to Cornwall, and says: “Having lived with various breeds of dogs for most of…

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