"Sandra and Richie were recommended to us through our puppy training class. We could not be happier with the service Faithful Friends provide. They walk and board our two Cocker Spaniels, Ella and Maisie, who absolutely love the care and attention they are given. Sandra is very reliable, friendly and passionate about her service. The dogs get to go on a variety of walks and when they board are treated like part of Sandra's family. We know at all times our dogs are in safe, knowledgeable and caring hands and we really appreciate all the lovely photos and text updates we get. Ella and Maisie absolutely love Sandra and are always very excited to go out on their walk. We would highly recommend Faithful Friends for both dog walking and boarding services." - Hannah with Ella and Maisie
"I could not be happier with the services provided by faithful friends.I would have huge reservations about leaving my dogs with anyone else, as I have two strong, energetic bloodhounds which need more than an average dog walk. They adore Richard and Sandra, and sing loudly when they see them. Richard really understands their character and needs and interacts superbly with the dogs. After their outings they always come home happy and looking for a sofa." - Joy Cook (APDT 552) with Clarence, Jolene, Edge & Nancy
"Richie was recommended to me when I broke my leg and could not walk my Labrador, Phoebe, and my son's Malamute, Freyja. I soon realised that I wanted Richie to continue to walk them even after my leg mended, because I knew that, even fully fit, I could not give 'the girls' the exercise that Richie does!
They absolutely adore Richie! He walks them somewhere different every day and runs with them. They are brought home happy and tired, cleaned and dried. I know the girls are looked after as well as I would look after them, even to the extent of checking their eyes for seeds or sand!
Nothing is too much trouble for Richie. He loves his job and is always full of enthusiasm. He is totally devoted to the dogs in his care. I cannot recommend him highly enough."
- Angela with Phoebe and Freyja
"I have known Richard and Sandra from Bailey being a pup. Bailey always looks forward to his walks and if he had his way, he would go out with Richard and Sandra every day. Bailey loves to run and roll in muddy puddles, but I know he will always come back clean. They are like second parents to Bailey, and have given me lots of advice about the training and health care of retrievers along the way. When they leave, you can see the sad look in Bailey's eyes. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking for a dog walker. I don't know what I'd do without them." -Debbie with Bailey.
"Having been a client for two years, I cannot praise Faithful Friends highly enough. A very reliable, dependable and friendly service, who are always willing to fit in with ever changing family schedules. Most of all, you can see how much the dogs love going out with Richard and Sandra. Fantastic value for money!" - Steve with Gunner
"Our Labradoodle, Lottie, is at her happiest when Richard or Sandra arrive to take her on a walk. They offer Lottie a variety of different walks; the beach, country parks, nature reserves, etc, always letting me know how she has got on by text. Faithful friends are extremely reliable and flexible at short notice. I have also used the boarding service and day care for Lottie, she sulks when she has to come away. To sum up, an outstanding, flexible, all-round service that is personable and professional. I couldn’t recommend more highly." - Jill with Lottie
"I have known Richard for many years during which time he has home-boarded my Border Terrier Tyney many times,from 1 night sleepovers up to 24 days (Australian holiday). Tyney treats Richard as his second owner and Richard’s house as his second home. The level of excitement shown by Tyney when he goes on his holidays with Richard and Sandra comes from a genuine care and affection which they show to all of their charges. I am pleased to recommend Richard to anyone who is looking for a home-boarder for their pet." Martin with Tyney
"Sandra has walked and boarded our little Welsh Terriers regularly for the last four years. She always provides a friendly, reliable and professional service. It gives us peace of mind to know that they are in such caring and knowledgeable hands when we can't be there and we really appreciate Sandra's text updates and photos of their walks. Faithful Friends are wonderful, and we would not hesitate to recommend them - Stellar and Dexter agree!' - Lynn with Stellar and Dexter.
"Jasper has been with Sandra, Richard and Jen since he was just a few months old. He's now 6. They are so friendly and helpful, and they treat Jasper like one of the family. He always has a great time when out with them, meeting new doggy pals and he especially loves playing with their own dogs, past and present.
He is always excited when they call for him, rushing out the door without even a backward glance. I feel so at ease when they have him, knowing he's having a great time, staying safe and being well looked after." -Karin with Jasper.
"Sandra has been walking Bramble for the past three years since she was a puppy. Sandra has been reliable, flexible and trustworthy. We have always felt confident when leaving Bramble in her care.
Of particular benefit to us as a family is the boarding offered by Faithful Friends. Bramble goes on her holidays with Richard and Sandra, and we know she is safe and cared for. This means we can relax and enjoy our own holiday. We would highly recommend Faithful Friends as a professional dog walking/boarding service." Cath and Nick with Bramble.