Dog Boarding…But More Adventurous!

A tired dog is a happy dog. If you are going to be away on business or holiday and don’t fancy kennels, look no further. With our Dog Harmony Boarding service, your dog can board in a peaceful environment where they can stay and enjoy undivided attention, plenty of exercise and a home-away-from-home treatment.

Serving dog owners in Liverpool, Formby, Southport, Skelmersdale, Ormskirk, St Helens, and Chorley, Dog Harmony provides professional dog boarding services much more personal than any type of standard kennels. I offer personalised care to make your best friend feel secure, happy and looked after.

Board, Yes. Bored, Never! – Exclusive Care to Suit Your Dog:

  • Leave your dog with me when you go away – in a genuine home away from home.
  • Your dog will feel safe and relaxed living in my home – I even play classical music to them as this has been proven to calm them.
  • Plenty of walks and exercise with at least two 1-hour walks a day.
  • Trips to the beach, Leeds/Liverpool canal, even Southport so your dog gets plenty of variety in the their exercise.
  • Basic House manners adhered to so no jumping or sitting on the furniture allowed.
  • All I need is your dog, their dog food and that’s all (plus any treats you include in their routine).
  • I only board 1 dog at a time.
  • Priced at just £25 per 24 hours.
Dog Boarding Services - Dog Harmony

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Dog Boarding Services - Dog Harmony

Your priority is to make sure your pet dog is properly looked after and cared for while you’re away or ill, and kennels may not always be the best solution. That’s because of the distress a dog can experience if they have to stay at a kennel.

The break-in routine, the many other dogs and the strange sounds and smells can easily make a dog anxious and they may even stop eating and withdraw into themselves. They end up missing you and becoming upset in this new environment where they have to spend a great deal of time in a small cage.

Taking only one dog at any given time, Dog Harmony ensures every guest receives undivided attention for the entire duration of their dog boarding stay, with no unwanted distractions or distress caused by the noise and barking from other dogs. While in my care, your dog will enjoy a well-thought routine which will help him/her settle in quickly and make them feel secure, happy and looked after as they know what to expect each day.

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Practical Dog Care

Our routine:

  • The day starts at 7am when the dog is let out for morning emptying;
  • Breakfast time;
  • It is followed by daily walks that take the breed of dog in consideration; dogs that are unable to walk with my own dogs are walked separately;
  • Your dog will get plenty of exercise through varied walks around the local nature reserve and in natural areas with woods and different types of terrain. This will ensure continuous stimulation;
  • Obedient dogs that do not chase other dogs are walked off lead; anyone interested in using my services may have to consider doing some training with me beforehand. Owners of trained dogs can be assured that all the training and discipline received by their pets will be maintained throughout their stay;
  • After a schedule of several long walks and exercise, your dog is put in the heated Utility Room with a baby gate to give them plenty of peace and quiet.

With my dog boarding service, you can be sure your pet will be looked after to the highest of standards in reliable and professional pet care.

It’s a relaxed and comfortable environment, in stark contrast to the often clinical settings of kennels, where staff may not even be all that experienced in dog handling. Instead of coming home to a nervous wreck of a pet, you’ll have a happy and relaxed dog who has enjoyed their time at our dog boarding home. It’ll be like they’ve been staying at a friend’s house!

Before you head off on your next holiday, or if you’re currently unwell and need some assistance with your dog, get in touch with me and find out how your pet dog can get the care and attention they deserve.

“A Dog’s Behaviour Is Changed By Consequences”

What My Clients Say

“In an impetuous moment we took on 2 rescue dogs at the same time. The dogs had not met before and we knew nothing about them. I still ask myself was this impetuous or just plain stupid! One of the dogs has clearly been subject to abusive and unkind handling and her relationship with the other dog was making his and our lives miserable and fraught. At different times we had thought that one or the other would have to be 'put down' either because of the impact of their relationship or their sheep chasing tendencies. It was by chance that we learnt about Peter and with his help and guidance we have managed to improve all of our lives beyond recognition. I write this as the dogs are playing together at my feet: something I never thought would happen. We will be eternally grateful to Peter for his expertise, generosity and unstinting support in enabling us to make unbelievable progress.”

Gill Parsons and John Abraham, Liverpool, 2017with Derek and Lily - crosses of indeterminate heritage!

“We took Busby our beagle pup to Peter's classes and we were quite nervous having read that beagles are notoriously hard to train! However we needn’t have worried as he taught all of us, husband, 3 children & I, how to understand the mindset of our new four-legged family member which helped enormously. It is rather that the owner needs training, perhaps more so than the dog! His knowledge, patience & commitment know no bounds and we found his lessons more than generous as we often ran over due to discussion or a little extra one-to-one to ensure we got it right. His setting is superb with acres of space for outdoor recall training and the safety of an enclosed area for the not so attentive dog. He has a barn for the more than frequent wet days which is much better than a shiny village hall floor. Aside from this the views are stunning!
We also know that we can count on Peter should we ever need further advice in the future. A lovely man.”

Sara-Jane, Russell, Tom, Alice, and Ethan Gardiner, Wigan, 2017with Busby, the Beagle

“Through participating in Peter's excellent Brain Training sessions, Brodie our 18 month old Bearded Collie has learned a great deal of self-control and lots of fun games, tricks and moves. As owners we have learned to be much more calm in our approach and have gained a much greater understanding of how a dog’s mind ticks and it is a joy to see him learn something new. The session flies by and we try hard to practice the moves at home to show off some progress the following week! We also benefitted hugely from a 1:1 session with Peter as Brodie wanted to chase after sheep and we are so pleased to now take him through a field of sheep off the lead with him by our side after following his simple guidelines. Everything is FUN for the dog and fun for owners too – we’ve had a lot of laughs!
Thank you Peter.”

Carole and Chris Gledhill, Southport, 2017with Brodie, the Bearded Collie

“I took my Springer Pup, Saffy, to Peter's puppy training classes when she was 4 months old. The classes are small, friendly and informal. The small class size is great as it allows Peter to spend time with each dog if needed, (and Saffy and I needed it!). Peter was invaluable in helping solve some niggling house training problems, and showing us how to deal with other issues. Most importantly, Saffy adored going, as soon as we turned off the main road to the farm she became happy and excited, she definitely knew where we were going!”

Nicky Sullivan, St Helens, 2017with Saffy, the Springer Spaniel

“I have had dogs all my life so thought I was pretty dog savvy until I started to talk to Peter. Whilst I wasn't ever harsh with my dogs, I did rely on traditional techniques to train. Once I started to explore what Peter was teaching, using food based rewards, lots of things changed for me and my dogs with them became more confident and happy. Learning new techniques can be difficult but Peter was always there to give great advice and support whenever I needed it. If one thing wasn't working, he would come up with a new plan. He never made me feel stupid or guilty for asking questions. He is extremely approachable and his depth of knowledge is second to none. The passion and kindness he has for dogs shines through and I feel so lucky that I have been able to learn from him.”

Rachel Holliday, Ormskirk, 2017with Finn, the Standard Schnauzer and Duke, the Staffie x Boxer

“We first met Peter when we took our 5 month old springador pup, Ben, to puppy training classes. We hadn’t any idea what to expect, knowing what a boisterous, loveable rogue Ben was, but nothing fazed Peter, despite Ben’s enthusiastic approach to learning, which consisted of wanting to play with all the other dogs in the class and to distract them from the business in hand! Peter has a very individual approach to each dog in his class, and that includes the owners, for whom he is an invaluable and patient resource. We subsequently took Ben to brain training classes, where he continued to disrupt the proceedings in his own inimitable style, so we then had several one to one sessions with Peter which were brilliant, and extremely helpful. Ben is now 21 months old, and he is a much loved, mostly well behaved dog who doesn’t have an aggressive bone in his body. We know that Peter is always available should we need him, and we are immensely grateful to him for all the help, advice and support which he has given us – and Ben of course! ”

Roz and John Matty, Skelmersdale, 2017with Ben, the Springador

“We have had such fun at Peter's brain training and agility class. Not only did Betty absolutely love it, but we also enjoyed the sessions too! Having a Welsh Terrier can be a challenge sometimes due to their stubborn and independent nature, but following training we now understand her a lot more, have more control and have overcome a number of our challenges such as livestock and cyclists. The agility element was also a huge hit, and will be back to improve our seesaw skills!”

Pete & Abi Evans, Formby, 2017with Betty, the Welsh Terrier

“Our dog Peggy was 8 months old when we first approached Peter. We had been having problems with her general control and not having had a dog from a young age before were at a loss what to do. Peter’s understanding of the situation and his teaching us how to teach Peggy was invaluable.

Peter is extremely knowledgeable. He is patient with owners and dedicated to helping them enjoy their dogs. I find myself explaining to others how a dog's mind works! We have no hesitation in recommending Peter to anyone wishing to get the very best from their dog.”

Paul and Jacqui Daniell, Wigan, 2017with Peggy the Labrador x Huntaway

“My sheepdog is wonderful with people and children but can be unpredictable with other dogs. Peter has a wonderful calming influence on dog and owner alike and during our one to one sessions has introduced good common-sense strategies for me to use with Meg when approaching other dogs. These structured sessions take place in a safe environment usually outside which is non-threatening for Meg and gives her the space she needs to assess a 'stranger' dog without any confrontation. Peter has highlighted ways in which my behaviour needs to change to give Meg the direction and confidence she needs and I thoroughly recommend his techniques to anyone experiencing stress or anxiety over their dog's behaviour. His creed is simple - lets help our dogs to BE dogs!”

Sue, Preston, 2017with Meg, the Border Collie

“I have a 18 month old dalmatian and have been taking him to dog training with Peter since he was 6 months old. I am so impressed with his method of training. Peter is very patient and not only gives you tasks to take home and try out with your dog but also explains the reasoning behind the exercises. There really is method in the madness.

I have applied his method to my mad dalmatian, and if he can become better behaved, I'm sure any dog would benefit from some form of training with Peter.

His prices are reasonable and he is very friendly and approachable.”

Debbie James, Liverpool, 2017with Dexter, the Dalmatian

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