Dog Walking Services this Summer in Dartford

Now the weather is starting to improve you are probably looking forward to getting out and about walking your dog and also looking forward to less cleaning up of mud at the end of each walk – unless your dog loves to go for a splash of course! There are plenty of parks and lovely walks to explore with your dog in and around Dartford, but sometimes you just can’t find the time to get out and about walking your dog and that is where Scamps & Champs Dartford comes in!

If you are struggling to find the time to get out and walk your dog or just find it difficult to get out and about then Scamps & Champs Dartford can help you. We offer a reliable dog walking service with a caring team of dog lovers who are all fully insured and police checked. All of our team are local to Dartford, experienced with walking dogs and will treat your dog as if they were their own on each walk.

An added bonus is that here at Scamps & Champs Dartford we never pack walk dogs. All of our group walks are for a maximum of 4 dogs with each dog being individually matched based on their temperament and size. This gives a more enjoyable walk for the dog and also allows you to relax knowing they are in safe hands on every walk.

Scamps & Champs Dartford offer both half hour walks and hour long walks depending on your dog’s requirements. This excludes pick up and drop off time so your dog gets to experience the full time in the park having fun on every walk. We also take your dog to a variety of parks in and around the Dartford area to keep their routine varied and enjoyable for them.

If your dog is not great with other dogs or maybe just a bit nervous of company then we also have the option of solo walks which gives you the confidence that they are getting one on one attention during every walk.   

Scamps & Champs Dartford take the time to get to know you and your dog to try and offer the best service and most enjoyable walk for your dog, so we offer a free home visit to understand your requirements and any special quirks your dog may have prior to any walks.

If you are at work all day or just don’t feel like your dog is getting the attention they deserve please do get in touch with Scamps & Champs Dartford and we would be happy to take them out for a much deserved walk when you can’t be there!

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Dog Friendly Pubs in Dartford

If you are looking for a place that you and your dog can relax after a walk then we have you covered. Below are some of the best dog friendly pubs in and around Dartford,

The Wharf, Dartford

The Wharf is based in Dartford’s Crossways area and is both family and dog friendly. Your dog is welcome though out the premises so after a long walk you can enjoy some food and drink while your dog relaxes beside you. There is a large garden area with waterside decking and views over Cotton Lake. This is a lovely place to sit and enjoy the views with your dog!

Pato Lounge, Orpington

Pato Lounge is not far from Dartford, in the middle of Orpington High Street. They have dog bowls at the ready for your dog and serve a variety of food including tapas, breakfast and both vegan and gluten free options. They also have a quiz night every Monday if you and your dog fancy teaming up and testing your brain power after a nice evening walk!

Hackney Carriage, Sidcup

The Hackney Carriage is about 20 minutes from Dartford and is a micro-brewery right near Sidcup station. The pub is very dog friendly with water, treats and plenty of cuddles on offer! There is a no gambling, no music and no speaking on mobile phones rule so this is the place to go if you just want to sit, relax and chat! The River Shuttle is also very close by as well and is perfect for some picturesque walks with your dog!

The Ship, Wilmington

This Ship is just round the corner from Dartford and is another dog friendly pub in the area. The pub has nice gardens to sit and enjoy with your dog on a nice day and also serves good food. Another positive about this pub is that you are right next to some great places to walk your dog. There is Dartford Heath, Swanley Park or just some of the picturesque country lanes.

The Darnley Arms, Cobham, Gravesend

The Darnley Arms is a lovely country pub not too far from Dartford. The pub is surrounded by lots of beautiful walks for you and your dog and so is the perfect place for an afternoon stroll followed by a relaxing drink. This pub also serves really nice food and is very welcoming of dogs if you have worked up an appetite walking in the surrounding countryside.

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Dog Boarding in Dartford

Having a dog is great until you want to go away for a few days and then there is the dilemma of who is going to look after your dog and the even bigger dilemma of whether you trust them. If you live in and around the Dartford area we have the perfect solution for you.

At Scamps & Champs Dartford we have a number of lovely individuals, couples and families that will board your dog in their home and treat them as if they were their own. All our home dog boarders are CRB checked and have gone through a rigorous selection process to ensure your dog is well looked after and has as much fun as you do when you are away.

A lot of thought goes in to matching each dog to one of our home boarders in and around the Dartford area. This matching process is very important to us as we want your dog to have the most enjoyable stay and you to have peace of mind in where you board your dog. All our home boarders are local and so you won’t have far to travel around the Dartford area. You will always know exactly where your dog is staying and you will also get to meet the home boarders before your dogs stay, so you can feel reassured your dog is going to be well looked after.

This is also the perfect solution for dogs that really struggle being boarded in a kennel environment. For some spoilt dogs they just don’t cope well with this, as they are so used to the comforts of being at home. You can rest assured they will receive all the usual home comforts they are used to if they stay with one of our trusted home boarders in Dartford, from frequent walks and lots of cuddles to sleeping on the bed if that’s what your dog prefers.

We will take extra care to get to know you are your dog prior to any home boarding booking, as here at Scamps and Champs Dartford we know the needs of each dog is different and knowing your dog is vital to making them comfortable during any home boarding stay. Our home boarders will keep their routine as normal as possible and will happily cater to any quirks they may have.

If you are going away and would like to use our home boarding service in and around the Dartford area please do get in touch and we will be happy to help.

Contact us to ask a question, make an enquiry and to check availability for dog home boarding in your local area.

Days Out With Your Dog – Dog Friendly Attractions Close to Dartford

Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

If you are looking for something different to do with your dog then this is for you! This railway is just over an hour car journey away from Dartford and dogs travel for free! The railway runs from Hythe to Dungeness and the trains that run on this line are all miniature diesel and steam locomotives.

Each stop is within walking distance of a beach, with a national nature reserve at the Dungeness stop, so there is loads to explore with your dog and lots of scenic walks to go on to let your dog burn off all of that excess energy.

Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate

Just over an hour away from Dartford and you will find yourself on the coast surrounded by sea, sand and fresh air. If your dog loves the beach this is the place to take them! The majority of the sandy coastline welcomes dogs with just some restrictions in place between 1st May and 30th September, so it’s the perfect place to go for a walk.

There are also loads of dog friendly places to grab some food and drink in the surrounding areas once you have worked up an appetite on your walk. As well as this there are a number of great dog friendly places to stay if you fancied treating your dog to a weekend away.

Hever Castle

Around 40 minutes away from Dartford is Hever Castle with over 125 acres of ground to explore and walk around with your dog, providing they are kept on their lead. They are not allowed in the castle, however there is a special area in the courtyard for your dog to rest while you have a look around.

Dogs are also welcome to sit outside in the Moat Restaurant and Guthrie Pavilion Restaurant where there are dog bowls on offer, which will probably be needed after all of the exploring and walking.

Canoe Wild

This is another one that is a bit different and perfect if you are looking for a bit of an adventure with your dog. Canoe Wild is in Canterbury, around an hour away from Dartford and you are able to hire canoes and kayaks with your dog. You can also take part in one of the guided tours on offer.

There is a picnic area and lovely walks around the picturesque surrounding woodland and countryside, so this is a great place for an all-round day out with your dog.

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