Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: A few minutes


Dog Boarding

in the sitter's home
per night

Doggy Day Care

in the sitter's home
per day
Cat care, pick-up & drop-off, bathing / grooming

Hosting Preferences



  • Available
  • Unavailable
Derek can host up to 2 dogs per night.
Derek can host up to 2 dogs per day for day care.
Dog Boarding Cancellation Policy:
Doggy Day Care Cancellation Policy:

Derek's Photos

Derek is using the Rover app to track activity and send Rover Cards


repeat clients
82 Reviews

Susan S.
Susan S.
May 20, 2019
Verified Stay

Rosie always seems to enjoy her time with Derek. She loves her trips out and about and being treated like part of his family.

As always Rosie no trouble at all She is always welcome
Derek B.
Stephen N.
Stephen N.
May 10, 2019
Verified Stay

Derek did a great job looking after our dog Jake. He sent us very regular videos and photos that showed Jake getting lots of attention, walks, and being looked after just how we would do it at home. We'd highly recommend Derek to anyone.

Thanks for your lovely review We were delighted to take care of Jake He was no trouble at all and ...
Derek B.
Maria I.
Maria I.
Apr 5, 2019
Verified Stay

Derek & Angela are the best. We leave are two beloved staffords with them at least twice a year, with complete confidence. The only issue is, word is out and we have to book a year in advance. We would change our holiday dates before we changed our dog minder!

Thank you so much you know we love watching both of them and they are welcome anytime See you again ...
Derek B.

About Derek

year of experience

Dog sitting in Edinburgh and the Lothians

I am an active retired 58 year old.My wife and I were devoted dog owners for 16 years and for the past 18 months have been looking after friends dogs on an occasional basis and have realised that we miss the company a dog can offer.We live in a smoke free, adult-only bungalow with a large secure garden and would only board one dog at a time but would consider two small/medium ...

Additional Skills
Oral Medication Administration
Injected Medication Administration

About Derek's Home

Lives in a House
Non-Smoking Household
Has Caged Pets
No Children Present
Has a Fenced Yard
Has Cats
Has No Dogs

When Derek watches your pet

In Derek's Home

Dogs Allowed On Bed
Takes Only 1 Client at a Time
Dogs Allowed On Furniture
Potty Breaks Every 0-2 Hours

Derek's Neighborhood

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