CPT doggy hotels and accommodation options

When you go on holiday leaving your four-legged, fur-babies at home, it is of utmost importance to make sure that they are well looked after while you’re away, especially if you do not have family nearby to look after them for you.

My girlfriend and I do not go away without our dogs very often, but when we do I must admit that I used spend most of my time stressing about how our two pups were doing at home without us. However, by finding the right people to look after our dogs (and our home), we eliminated the need to worry.

We are very lucky to have a number of options at our disposal in Cape Town, and for those looking for the perfect choice for them, I am going to explore three of the doggy hotels and accommodation options:

1. @frits Dog Hotel & Daycare Centre


Image credit: @Frits Facebook Page

For those who would prefer to have their fur-babies looked after 24 hours a day, atFrits is the perfect doggy care option for both you and your pets. Offering a hotel experience fit for a king, with a number of ‘hotel rooms’ based on cute themes and including a comfy bed, your beloved babies will be looked after at this home-away-from-home while you’re away, meaning there would be no reason for you to worry.

Catering for your dog’s every need, all atFrits rooms include free day care, group play sessions, potty breaks, and a webcam – yes, you read that right – that will ensure you’re up to date on everything your dog gets up to, and everywhere they go.

2. Pet Sitters Cape Town (for those in Parklands and Sunningdale visit the area’s dedicated Facebook Page)

Pet Sitters Cape Town is an amazing agency that work in a number of areas in Cape Town, meaning no matter where you live there is a professional, licensed and certified pet sitter near you.

This professional agency finds out what your wants and needs are, and then pairs you with the pet sitter they feel will gel best with both you and your fur-babies.

They have a number of different packages that start at just R99 a day, all of which include your pets staying at home in their comfort zone. What’s more, all of your pets (if you have more than one), plants, pool and post will be looked after, poo picks and perimeter checks will be done daily, as well as administering any medications that your pets need.

3. BowHaus

Although not an overnight accommodation option, for those pets who do not like being alone at home all day while you’re at work – it’s only natural for them to pine for you sometimes – BowHaus offers a daycare option where your dog can romp, learn, play, and waggle every day with a number of other fur-babies their size.

BowHaus has both indoor and outdoor daycare facilities, meaning that rain or shine they will be safe, sound, dry, and warm at all times. Their building has been designed to accommodate a variety of canine personalities, meaning that each and every dog – regardless of whether they are shy or anxious – will find their experience at BowHaus stress-free. What’s more they will be able to get in some exercise while making new friends.

Our pets deserve nothing but the best at all times. Ensure that they are safe and sound when you go away on your next holiday, or while you’re at work by making sure they are being taken care of by the best people possible.

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  • Reply Oceania Chase

    I wish we had more doggy care facilities like these… Nice reviews!

    July 13, 2016 at 7:28 pm
    • Reply Claire Henderson

      Thank you!

      July 19, 2016 at 8:41 am
  • Reply Benjamin J Travel

    Finding a “sitter” for your pups can be a challenge. That 1st option looks really nice!

    July 13, 2016 at 5:30 pm
    • Reply Claire Henderson

      That’s for sure! Our pups are like our kids so it’s important for them to be safe and happy.

      July 19, 2016 at 8:42 am
  • Reply Victoria (@ohmissengineer)

    I used to petsit and I loved it, but I will never travel without my pets now!

    July 13, 2016 at 5:14 pm
    • Reply Claire Henderson

      We don’t go away often without them either, only when we leave the country. Otherwise they come with us in the car!

      July 19, 2016 at 8:43 am
  • Reply Ree

    Great post . It’s so important that our cute fluffy ones are safe and comfortable 🙂 Ree

    July 13, 2016 at 5:11 pm
    • Reply Claire Henderson

      Thank you Ree. Very true! They have to be safe and happy when their mums and dads go away. I have to know that they are safe, otherwise I worry all the time.

      July 19, 2016 at 8:44 am
  • Reply Melissa

    My pooch is my #1 concern when we go away too!!! I either have to leave her with family (who I know don’t feed her human foods…ugh!!) or we take her to a doggie hotel! I like the idea of a in-home doggie sitter too! Thanks!

    July 13, 2016 at 5:07 pm
    • Reply Claire Henderson

      I completely agree with your frustration when it comes to people feeding your dogs human food, especially the foods they should not be eating and are bad for them. It not only ruins their routine and upsets our pups’ stomachs (because they are not used to those foods), but the manners we work so hard to teach them too!

      July 19, 2016 at 8:48 am

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