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About Us


Hello and thank you for taking the time to look at our site!


If you're looking for a Dog Walker or Pet Sitter you can trust and rely on look no further! I founded Simply the Pets in 2008 after deciding to turn my lifelong passion for animals into a career. In 2005, at 19 years old, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. During my treatment and recovery I realised that I had to spend my working life doing something I loved and felt passionate about, so in 2008 Simply the Pets was born & I haven't looked back since!


Along with over 12 years of professional, hands-on experience working with your pets I hold a certificate in Dog First Aid and am a City & Guilds qualified Dog Groomer. I am currently also studying to become a Certified Canine Body Language Specialist.


I pride myself on running a business with whom you can depend and rely upon. Your animal is not seen as a commodity - we see them as an important member of your family and because of that we will welcome them into our lives as if they were our own.


We understand how important your pet is to you, but also understand that life can sometimes stand in the way of you being able to provide all the time and attention they require. So if you're at work all day, have had a change in circumstances or are not as fit as you once were, we're here to help.


We look forward to hearing from you!

Hayley

owner & founder

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Scheduling Software


professional dog walking software

Simply the Pets uses a sophisticated software specifically designed for Pet Service Providers called Pet Sitter Plus. Our online scheduling software is designed to bring you, our valued client, a more convenient and improved customer experience. By registering with us and logging onto your online account you will immediately have access to a range of services.


Our clients think our system is great! They love that they can view their scheduled services at any time as well as make any additional requests or cancellations. This gives our clients the confidence that their dog walking and pet sitting services have been scheduled accurately. The number one requirement for any client looking for a pet sitter is reliability and our advanced and easy to use suite of scheduling tools help reduce the mistakes associated with manual systems. To register with Simply the Pets and gain access to our client portal please drop us an email or click the 'Register with Us' button on our homepage.


Our Team


At STP we have a fantastic team of honest, reliable & trustworthy employed and contracted dog walkers & pet sitters who feel privileged to be looking after your pets and take the responsibility of doing so extremely seriously. With a team of walkers we are able to provide a truly reliable service. Our Pet sitters are hand picked, vetted and insured for public liability. All pet sitters carry a first aid kit specifically designed for use on pets with them at all times.


We know our clients need reliability and flexibility. By having a team of walkers we are always on hand to help if one of the team is off sick, on holiday or you just need an extra service last minute!

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We Cover


Addiscombe CR0

Caterham CR3

Coulsdon CR5

Forestdale CR2

Kenley CR8

Purley CR8

Sanderstead CR2

Selsdon CR2

South Croydon CR2

Warlingham CR6

Whyteleafe CR6

Woldingham CR3

Meet Our Dedicated

Team of Pet Carers


Tali

I am crazy about animals! I’ve had animals since the age of 2 that have ranged from cats, exotic frogs to a 13 year old goldfish! I love animals so much that I even chose to pursue a college course in animal management when I was in education, i love my job and all the slobbery dog kisses it comes with. Doing what you love for a job makes it so much more worthwhile

Louise

I have worked in the animal industry for 16 years now and wouldn't change a thing! From veterinary nursing to Head Receptionist at a vets to Dog Grooming. I have found that animals are my world and bring nothing but joy into my life in so many ways. I have 3 family dogs, 9 cats and a very old bunny. I am so lucky to have a position at STP where I can continue my passion and knowledge with the four legged fur babies.

Paul

After many years in management in the construction industry I am indulging my love of animals, especially dogs, and keeping myself fit interacting and walking with your pets. I enjoy getting to know each dog's character - and the trust and affection they offer. Once I have finished work I then head out again with my beloved dog!

Jess

I am a huge animal lover and I have grown up around animals from the age of 3, from dogs and cats to farm animals. Animal care and welfare is something I always have and always will feel extremely passionate about. Besides from taking your gorgeous four legged babies out on adventures, I am continuing my education everyday to give me as much knowledge in animal care as I can possibly get! Dogs really are a womans best friend!

Kate

Hi! I'm Kate and I'm a Pet Sitter for Simply the Pets. I have grown up around dogs and cats - their love is unconditional and they are always pleased to see you. I have a wonderful staffie at home called Tia, she is a rescue dog, she looks after my whole family, always welcoming us with her special wiggle! Looking after your pets is a privilege and a pleasure. I look forward to going to work each day!

Rosie

I have always owned pets currently 2 cats - Boy and George ! ( Named by my children I add !! ) I used to walk dogs as a schoolgirl and now many years later working with STP has brought me back in touch with many adorable much loved pups again. I find myself looking forward to the next walk and the next… excited wagging - fresh air, long country walks can’t beat it!

Kate T

I love all animals and have owned dogs all of my life along with assortment of other pets along the way from hamsters to horses!

I own a Collie x Lab called Maisie and have extended my love of dog walking and the outdoors to include the variety of lovely pups I walk for Simply the Pets!



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