Frequently Asked Questions...
Are you Licensed Registered Insured and D.B.S. cleared ?

Yes we are Fully Licensed with Gosport Borough Council, which gets reviewed Annually with a thorough inspection of business premises, processes and procedures.

We are a Registered Business and Fully Insured for public liability, dog boarding, dog walking and key holding. I am D.B.S. (Disclosure and Barring Service) cleared for extra piece of mind.

 

Do you accept ALL dogs for Boarding and Day Care?

Unfortunately not, we don’t accept large dogs (e.g. bigger than a spaniel) We cannot accept entire males and females that are not spayed. Aggressive unsociable dogs will not be accepted. All dogs to be fully toilet trained. We cannot accept any dogs if not up to date with vaccinations, flea and worming treatments.

what shall I bring when my dog comes for a Holiday or Daycare?

Boarding Payment:  your final balance payment if paying cash is due on your dogs arrival. 3 days prior if using on-line banking. No cheques thank you.

Bring for Boarding: You will be expected to bring your dogs normal food, enough for the duration of your dogs stay and a little extra should you be delayed. To also bring dogs bed, Lead and poop bags.

Day Care Payment: are required 3 days prior to arrival, or if long term Day Care booking monthly payment options are available.

Bring for Day Care: Lead/extender, poop bags, any treats and dog food if required.

Do you accept puppies?

Yes – we do accept puppies but they must be 5 months or over, dogs must be fully clean in the house, vaccinations, worming and flea treatments must be all up to date and dog must be chipped.

We can arrange short day care visits for monitored socialisation for pups over 5 months in preparation for boarding or day care bookings.

What happens if my dog becomes unwell ?

If possible we will take your dog to your own vets, however if this is not possible or practical for any reason, we will take your dog to our vets surgery.

Any vet costs incurred will be the owners full responsibility. All vet bills will be paid by Diddy Dogs Lodge in your absence, but full reimbursement will be required on your return prior to collection of your dog. I am also a qualified Nurse should your dog need any medications or injections administering.

What happens after my initial contact with Diddy Dogs Lodge ?

Prior to booking, a visit is essential to allow us to meet you and your dog. We can discuss your dogs needs and manage your expectations, completing a booking form, showing vaccination status and giving dogs chip number.

A deposit is required to secure your requested booking dates, to be paid within 3 days of our meeting, final balance payment to be paid via on-line banking 3 days prior to boarding or Cash on dogs drop off day. If no payment is received then your dog will be refused  entry.

A trial day can be arranged if required, this helps your dog settle becoming familiar with my home for when he returns for his holiday.

 

My Qualifications and Experience...

Certificate Canine First Aid and C.P.R.

Certificate Canine Psychology: Therefore I understand some of your dogs behaviours and how they react to us and each other and how best to manage and help dogs settle and enjoy relaxing whilst in my care.

Degree/Children’s Nursing: Any medications or Injections I am experienced to administer to your dog.

 

 

I’m absolutely thrilled to have found Jill,
our Penny loves going to see and play with Heidi & Ella. Jill has had Penny for Daycare and boarding since she was 16 weeks old and is looking after her for 3 weeks in summer while we’re away.We're Very happy to leave her with Jill, caring, relaxed person who totally loves her job.
Very professional in every way, Thank You Jill. Diddy Dogs Lodge, Dog Walking Gosport
Lynette & Penny
Diddy Dogs Lodge, Dog Walking Gosport Licensed by Gosport Council
Diddy Dogs Lodge Insured with Pet Business Insurance & DBS Cleared
Diddy Dogs Lodge, Dog Walking Gosport Canine C.P.R. and First Aid Trained
Diddy Dogs Lodge, Dog Walking Gosport Canine Psychology Qualification
Diddy Dogs Lodge, Dog Walking Gosport Experienced with Rescue Dogs