Category: News

Christmas Opening hours

From 4pm on 22nd December until 9am on 2nd January Minders Keepers will be operating on emergency cover. Phone messages will be collected on a daily basis on 01763 262102 Emails will be checked every couple of days. All sitters...

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Christmas Event

One of our clients is hosting a Christmas event from 16-19 November (10.30am-4.40pm). There will be fine arts and other gifts available by local artists as well as seasonal refreshments. This will be at Gravelly Barn in...

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Halloween Pets: Trick-or-Treat?

As Halloween is now upon us, we have been amazed to see a rash of images on social media sites as well as in tabloids of pets not just dressed for Halloween, but fur dyed/painted. While many people may find it entertaining to...

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Alabama Rot 2017

Following a conversation a client had with a local with a local gamekeeper in Berkshire, the worrying disease Alabama Rot has been brought starkly to our attention. The gamekeeper had just lost his young working Labrador to the...

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Christmas House sits

It’s that time of year again as the leaves are turning and the weather is getting colder that we naturally start to think about Christmas. Minders Keepers already has a number of clients who have booked up their sitters...

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House sitting work

Minders Keepers is currently looking to recruit more sitters particularly in the following regions: Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Kent, Surrey, Northants. London and Sussex. The last few years have...

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Feedback on Minders Keepers

It has been quite awhile since we posted any feedback but three lovely emails all received this morning have prompted a reminder! Dear Jackie Just to let you know we were delighted that Cathy sat for us. Everything went very...

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Above and beyond!

Have just received this message from a client after a recent sit: ‘ Over and above the call of duty and 11/10 for lateral thinking: Potter has damaged a couple of pads on his L fore paw. Was still licking them despite the...

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Many Tears

This week I visited a client in Hertfordshire who had five rescue dogs. It was an absolute joy to spend a little time and see these dogs revelling at home. Each had a sad background and it has made a deep impact dwelling on the...

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PitPat

We have just started using PitPat a clever little accessory which essentially we use to check that our beautiful Rhodesian Ridgeback Nancy is getting the correct amount of exercise. She has been starting to bulk up a little and...

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Escapee Dogs!

Almost everyone who owns dogs or cares for dogs through Minders Keepers knows we are very cautious about letting dogs off lead under our stewardship. Having just this morning come across a beautiful dog who had escaped...

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House sitters in Devon and Cornwall

Spent a long day last week travelling down to Devon to meet three new recruits. Despite severe hold-ups on the M25, a four car collision on the A303 which closed the road in both directions and sat nav directions which led down...

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