***** Following our licence renewal inspection in March 2022 by Durham County Council, Paws n the Paddock is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the highest possible rating – 5 stars!! *****

Thank you to all our lovely clients with their wonderful dogs for your continued support.

We also look forward to welcoming new clients, please contact us with your enquiries.

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PAWS N THE PADDOCK IS A 5 STAR LICENSED ESTABLISHMENT

Whether you are looking for doggy day care, an overnight stay, or the perfect holiday home-from-home environment for your dog we can help. Our services are available on a regular or occasional basis, to suit your requirements.

PAWS N THE PADDOCK IS A 4 STAR LICENSED ESTABLISHMENT

Whether you are looking for doggy day care, an overnight stay, or the perfect holiday home-from-home environment for your dog we can help. Our services are available on a regular or occasional basis, to suit your requirements.

For your reassurance we are fully council inspected and licensed, insured, DBS checked, and trained in Canine
First Aid

(Using an unlicensed dog sitter will unfortunately invalidate any insurance either you or they may have in place, as it’s illegal to dog sit for money unless you have a council licence.)

For your reassurance we are fully council inspected and licensed, insured, DBS checked, and trained in Canine First Aid

(Using an unlicensed dog sitter will unfortunately invalidate any insurance either you or they may have in place, as it’s illegal to dog sit for money unless you have a council licence.)

 

Private and Exclusive use of our dog field, please contact us for further details

If you want more than just a midday walk in the park for your dog, our countryside doggy day care service is the perfect solution! With a friendly, sociable atmosphere,it is the perfect place for your dog to spend the day  while you are hard at work in the office or at home, or simply to break up their week with fun days here! You will be completely guilt free knowing your dog is enjoying themselves at Paws n The Paddock with their buddies rather than bored at home, waiting for your return. And if your dog prefers a more leisurely pace, there are plenty of comfortable sofas and dog beds to relax on when they’re not exploring the house and grounds.
We happily cater for all activity levels at Paws n The Paddock.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Our extensive facilities include –

A spacious home overlooking the countryside which is set up for the comfort of our dogs plus plenty of outside space and all-weather facilities.

A large, fully maintained dog field surrounded by 6ft solid wooden fencing where your dog will be exercised in complete safety. The field includes paddling pools, hay bales, log stumps and agility equipment – it’s a doggy paradise! You do not need to worry about your dog being transported in someone else’s vehicle to a public place where the other dogs they meet could be aggressive, boisterous or maybe even ill. And there is no danger that your dog could run off, go missing or be stolen on their walks. Our dog field is literally on our back doorstep and the dogs use it throughout the day – they would sleep on it too if they could!

A dedicated dog kitchen where your dog’s meals are prepared in hygienic controlled conditions, complete
with its own fridge, freezer and dishwasher. There is also a doggy medicine cupboard and canine first aid kit.

A large carpeted canine games room containing a variety of toys, flyball jumps, a fun ball pit, weave cones,
raised platforms, flirt poles etc. We also have a selection of other activities for dogs who have limited
mobility, are on restricted exercise or just prefer to take things a little bit easier.

For just £30, why not book your dog in for a pampering bath and blow dry so that they return home looking, feeling and smelling fabulous? We only use Pet Head products.

A safe and secure environment. Our comprehensive security measures include: 24hr professionally
maintained cctv providing on-property surveillance, 6ft solid fencing all round, electronic entrance gates,
and 6ft internal sign-written gates with double bolts which are always kept locked.

Complete dedication to your dog. For this reason we do not walk other people’s dogs or perform pop-in
visits at other people’s houses, all of which would involve leaving your dog to carry out these duties. We focus solely on the dogs we are looking after. Additionally, we will not advertise your absence from
home – or which dogs we are looking after – by posting their photos on social media whilst you are away.

Our doggy day care services provide your dog with regular exercise and supervised, friendly canine companionship during the day. You will have complete peace of mind knowing that your dog is getting the care, stimulation and fun they need.

Above all else, we have something that money can’t buy: Experience. Marisa has spent more than 40 years
looking after dogs of all breeds and temperaments, making her one of the most experienced
sitters in the country.

Our extensive facilities include –

A spacious home overlooking the countryside which is set up for the comfort of our dogs plus plenty of outside space and all-weather facilities.

A dedicated dog kitchen where your dog’s meals are prepared in hygienic controlled conditions, complete
with its own fridge, freezer and dishwasher. There is also a doggy medicine cupboard and canine first aid kit.

A large, fully maintained dog field surrounded by 6ft solid wooden fencing where your dog will be exercised in complete safety. The field includes paddling pools, hay bales, log stumps and agility equipment – it’s a doggy paradise! You do not need to worry about your dog being transported in someone else’s vehicle to a public place where the other dogs they meet could be aggressive, boisterous or maybe even ill. And there is no danger that your dog could run off, go missing or be stolen on their walks. Our dog field is literally on our back doorstep and the dogs use it throughout the day – they would sleep on it too if they could!

For just £30, why not book your dog in for a pampering bath and blow dry so that they return home looking, feeling and smelling fabulous? We only use Pet Head products.

A large carpeted canine games room containing a variety of toys, flyball jumps, a fun ball pit, weave cones,
raised platforms, flirt poles etc. We also have a selection of other activities for dogs who have limited
mobility, are on restricted exercise or just prefer to take things a little bit easier.

Complete dedication to your dog. For this reason we do not walk other people’s dogs or perform pop-in
visits at other people’s houses, all of which would involve leaving your dog to carry out these duties. We focus solely on the dogs we are looking after. Additionally, we will not advertise your absence from
home – or which dogs we are looking after – by posting their photos on social media whilst you are away.

A safe and secure environment. Our comprehensive security measures include: 24hr professionally
maintained cctv providing on-property surveillance, 6ft solid fencing all round, electronic entrance gates,
and 6ft internal sign-written gates with double bolts which are always kept locked.

Our doggy day care services provide your dog with regular exercise and in depth & controlled positive socialisation during the day. You will have complete peace of mind knowing that your dog is getting the care, stimulation and fun they need.

Above all else, we have something that money can’t buy: Experience. Marisa has spent more than 40 years
looking after dogs of all breeds and temperaments, making her one of the most experienced
sitters in the country.

The Paws n The Paddock Experience

* Delicious welcome treats for your dog on arrival.
* Fun walks on our private dog field and/or a variety of mental stimulation activities if preferred.
* Friendly canine company – all our guests are assessed for their suitability and compatibility with other dogs.
* Play sessions in our large canine games room which is particularly handy for those cold, wet days when some dogs prefer to be enjoying themselves inside.
* Freedom to accompany Marisa around the house and grounds throughout the day.
* Unlimited snuggles on the sofa.
* A spa spritz and brush through on your dog’s final day with us.

The Paws n The Paddock Experience

* Delicious welcome treats for your dog on arrival.
* Fun walks on our private dog field and/or a variety of mental stimulation activities if preferred.
* Friendly canine company – all our guests are assessed for their suitability and compatibility with other dogs.
* Play sessions in our large canine games room which is particularly handy for those cold, wet days when some dogs prefer to be enjoying themselves inside.
* Freedom to accompany Marisa around the house and grounds throughout the day.
* Unlimited snuggles on the sofa.
* A spa spritz and brush through on your dog’s final day with us.

Saturday Morning Puppy Club

Our exciting new addition to the programme! Suitable for puppies from 10 weeks to 6 months old. At this ‘stay and play’ club your puppy will mix with other puppies and adult dogs of different breeds (large and small), learning how to meet and make friends under our expert guidance. We are very experienced in working with all types of temperament and character. Shy and sensitive puppies can play alongside their more confident peers without fear of being chased or bullied. We re-direct any boisterousness or exuberance which might be overwhelming to others into more polite and appropriate behaviour. Puppies who are inclined to be suspicious or withdrawn have time to sit and observe, to realise that there is no danger and they too will gradually join in and have fun. Our Puppy Club gives your dog the positive experiences which will inform his attitude as an adult towards other dogs.

* Saturday 10am – 12 noon
* Price – £15

Saturday Morning Puppy Club

Our exciting new addition to the programme! Suitable for puppies from 10 weeks to 6 months old. At this ‘stay and play’ club your puppy will mix with other puppies and adult dogs of different breeds (large and small), learning how to meet and make friends under our expert guidance. We are very experienced in working with all types of temperament and character. Shy and sensitive puppies can play alongside their more confident peers without fear of being chased or bullied. We re-direct any boisterousness or exuberance which might be overwhelming to others into more polite and appropriate behaviour. Puppies who are inclined to be suspicious or withdrawn have time to sit and observe, to realise that there is no danger and they too will gradually join in and have fun. Our Puppy Club gives your dog the positive experiences which will inform his attitude as an adult towards other dogs.

* Saturday 10am – 12 noon
* Price – £15

Saturday Afternoon Puppy Club

Designed for puppies aged 6 months to 12 months old. The Afternoon Club is suitable for youngsters who have good social skills around other dogs, plus dogs who are friendly but lack the opportunity to meet new dogs.

* Saturday afternoon 1.30pm – 3.30pm
* Price – £15

If you are experiencing problems with your dog meeting or being around other dogs, please book a Reactive Dog session with Marisa for expert help and advice. See our Dog Training page for further details.

Saturday Afternoon Puppy Club​

Designed for puppies aged 6 months to 12 months old. The Afternoon Club is suitable for youngsters who have good social skills around other dogs, plus dogs who are friendly but lack the opportunity to meet new dogs.

* Saturday afternoon 1.30pm – 3.30pm
* Price – £15

If you are experiencing problems with your dog meeting or being around other dogs, please book a Reactive Dog session with Marisa for expert help and advice. See our Dog Training page for further details.

Special Offers

* All new client dogs will receive a plush Pets at Home toy of their choice to take home with them at the end of their first stay/day care session
* Dogs who are collected before 10am on their final day with us will not be charged for that day (worth £20!)

Special Offers

* All new client dogs will receive a plush Pets at Home toy of their choice to take home with them at the end of their first stay/day care session
* Dogs who are collected before 10am on their final day with us will not be charged for that day (worth £20!)
* 10% discount for NHS staff and Emergency Services providers

Opening Times And Prices:

Doggy Day Care (open all year round)

Our opening hours are 8am to 7pm – £20
Half days available – £15

Overnight Sleepovers & Holiday Stays (open all year round)

£25 per day (including overnight)
Opening times as per Doggy Day Care
Earlier drop off and later collection times are also available to fit in with your travel arrangements.

Male dogs over the age of 12 months are required to be neutered.

Young puppies are welcome although we limit the number we accept at any one time due to the extra work involved and it attracts an additional cost for this reason (£25 per day/£30 per overnight stay).

Opening Times And Prices:

Doggy Day Care (open all year round)

Our standard opening hours are 8am to 7pm – £20
For dogs coming in earlier, please add £2.50 per half hour.
Half days available £15

Overnight Sleepovers & Holiday Stays (open all year round)

£25 per day (including overnight)
Opening times as per Doggy Day Care
Earlier drop off and later collection times are also available to fit in with your travel arrangements.

Male dogs over the age of 12 months are required to be neutered.

Young puppies are welcome although we limit the number we accept at any one time due to the extra work involved and it attracts an additional cost for this reason (£25 per day/£30 per overnight stay).

“Marisa has regularly looked after our 8 month old golden doodle Archie for daycare sessions and overnight stays whilst we were on holiday. Marisa is amazing with the dogs and Archie clearly has a fun time socialising, playing and running around the field through the day. I would highly recommend Marisa for daycare, home boarding, training sessions (we’re getting there!) and any other doggy needs – her knowledge is huge and the setup she has is fantastic for the dogs. It’s great to go to work knowing Archie is having a great time, is extremely well looked after and very tired when we get him home”

– Emma B

“Marisa has been looking after our terrier, Jessie, for seven years. We take Jessie to the Paddock for day care when we are at work and she goes for weekly holidays once or twice a year. Jessie loves going, squeaking in the car with excitement when we pull up at the Paddock. We always know that Jessie is safe and well looked after, we highly recommend Paws n the Paddock.”

– Lauren W

“I bring my little dog Monty to Paws and The Paddock on a regular basis. I have come for years and totally trust Marisa with my pooch. He has the freedom to enjoy the safe field and is always settled when he has his holiday stay. I would recommend to anyone who wants peace of mind with leaving their dogs.”

– Julie H

“Grand place for my dog Daisy and my son-in law’s dog Patch. They love it there, plenty of playmates and room to run around. Daisy comes home, eats her tea and then falls asleep, as she always does after a day at Paws n The Paddock. Patch has been coming to day care with Marisa for around 7 years and Daisy for 2 years”

– David T


“We’ve been using Marisa’s services with our little pup, Freddie, for around 2 months now! She has helped him come on leaps & bounds, in every sense! From the training, to the day care, Marisa has been really helpful and accommodating to our needs and Freddie’s! Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her”

– Jack D

“Marisa has regularly looked after our 8 month old golden doodle Archie for daycare sessions and overnight stays whilst we were on holiday. Marisa is amazing with the dogs and Archie clearly has a fun time socialising, playing and running around the field through the day. I would highly recommend Marisa for daycare, home boarding, training sessions (we’re getting there!) and any other doggy needs – her knowledge is huge and the setup she has is fantastic for the dogs. It’s great to go to work knowing Archie is having a great time, is extremely well looked after and very tired when we get him home.”

– Emma B

“Marisa has been looking after our terrier, Jessie, for seven years. We take Jessie to the Paddock for day care when we are at work and she goes for weekly holidays once or twice a year. Jessie loves going, squeaking in the car with excitement when we pull up at the Paddock. We always know that Jessie is safe and well looked after, we highly recommend Paws n the Paddock.”

– Lauren W

“I bring my little dog Monty to Paws and The Paddock on a regular basis. I have come for years and totally trust Marisa with my pooch. He has the freedom to enjoy the safe field and is always settled when he has his holiday stay. I would recommend to anyone who wants peace of mind with leaving their dogs.”

– Julie H

“Grand place for my dog Daisy and my son-in law’s dog Patch. They love it there, plenty of playmates and room to run around. Daisy comes home, eats her tea and then falls asleep, as she always does after a day at Paws n The Paddock. Patch has been coming to day care with Marisa for around 7 years and Daisy for 2 years”

– David T

“We’ve been using Marisa’s services with our little pup, Freddie, for around 2 months now! She has helped him come on leaps & bounds, in every sense! From the training, to the day care, Marisa has been really helpful and accommodating to our needs and Freddie’s! Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her”

– Jack D

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