Petties Paws are family run, local business with nearly 20 years experience located in the heart of Yorkshire close to Harrogate and Skipton.



Hello, this is Howard & Andrea Barker and we own Petties Paws. What started as an idea in 1998, has grown to a hugely successful family business with two of our children Sam and Jess now back home and working within the kennels and cattery full time. Our business is widely recognised throughout North Yorkshire. We care for a wide variety of pets and also offer a full pick up and drop off service to suit your needs.

  • Nearly 20 years experience

  • Heated indoor boarding kennels and catteries

  • Special diets are catered for and medication can be administered

  • Pick up and collection service available (Excludes weekends and Bank Holidays)

  • 24 hour emergency vet cover

  • Veterinary approved

  • Fully insured

As well as boarding kennels and the cattery, we also offer various other services including: Doggy Day Care, caring for small pets (i.e. rabbits, hamsters). We are also veterinary approved and inspected regularly to ensure quality of service to our customers. 

Our daily rate for small pets (e.g. rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters etc) is £2.45 or £1.70 if you provide your own food.

BIG or small
We cater for all

Looking after your pet is second nature to us. We care for a wide variety of pets and pride ourselves in delivering our all inclusive quality care and attention that your animals deserve and need during their stay with us.We welcome all types of dogs from the very old, to young pups; from Great Danes to Chihuahuas; single dogs and family groups are always welcome.


Absolutely fantastic kennels. Staff are always super friendly and helpful and it gives us huge peace of mind to know our dog is so well cared for when we are away. Highly recommended!”
— Phil, Harrogate