Advice on what help there may be
available to look after your pet if you have to go into
If you go into hospital you will need someone to look after your
The most common option is to ask a family member, good neighbour
or friend to help. If this is not possible, you may need to contact
a local kennel or cattery. You should be able to find details of
these in your local telephone directory.
Alternatively, you could ask the Dog Warden and Animal Welfare
Officer on 01653 600666 ext. 208 or your local vet to
suggest some options.
You could also contact The Cinnamon Trust, a
charitable organisation with 4,500 registered volunteers across the
UK. They may be able to help you find pet care if you have to go
In the case of an emergency admission, when you have not been
able to make arrangements for care for your pet, Social
Services has a duty to help you. Please
contact Social Services on 0845 034 94 10.