HOME COMFORT PETS Small Pet Boarding,Pet Visiting & One to One Dog Walking Service.

Licensed by South Ribble Borough Council 2018


Tel: 01772463779
Email: christinebrakewell@gmail.com
Web: http://www.homecomfortpets.co.uk
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About our Small Pet Boarding

We board: RabbitsGuinea PigsBirdsHamsters, Mice etc.

We are Chris and Martin ,we live in Lostock Hall, Preston with our three cats Izzy and Sandi.We have been members of National Association of Registered Pet Sitters since 2001 and insured with Pet plan Sanctuary. We have both been around animals all our lives.
We pride ourselves on being flexible and offering individually tailored care for each pet.


We try to provide home from home accommodation for all your pets, we have purpose built cabins for indoor rabbits and guinea pigs, large hutches and run for outdoor pets, all birds and small rodents are kept indoors, in their own cages and must be suitable to be lifted upstairs to our pet room.


Pet Cabins for bunnies book early to avoid disappointment.
also see pictures on here and our website.
we also have a run so we can let bunnies have a kick about and play with toys.
guinea pigs can also play in the run if you wish and always lots of cuddles and kisses on our laps watching television.

Health & Hygiene:

All guests will be checked at least twice a day and cages sanitised after every stay.
Litter trays,water bottles and dishes provided or bring your own.
Dirty bottoms are not ignored.
fresh water always and food and veggies to your requirements.
We keep track of all food/water intake and waste production.
If your pet requires any extra care or is on medication please discuss with us when booking your stay.
Please bring your own food and hay for your pets so they have same as what they have at home. Also any toys they like,

Small Pet Boarding Prices

booking form will be sent by pdf email. non refundable Deposit required payable by bank transfer or paypal and balance in full is required on your pets arrival. You must collect your pet at the agreed date and time and contact us immediately if you are delayed to make new arrangements.
hamsters and gerbils £3 a night, in there own cages.
guineas,rabbits,rats and birds from £5 per night per accommodation any inspection welcome before booking.
payment on drop off day,with proof of vaccinations
one to one daily dog walking from £7 South Ribble area, Monday to Friday only (we don't offer holiday care for dogs)
Pet Visiting for cats,rabbits,guineas,rats,birds
,fish,ferrets,chickens from £6 South Ribble area only.

Other Services

If you are looking for a real alternative to placing your cat or cats in a cattery when you are away from home, then choose Home Comfort Pets.
Fully insured Discreet service in unmarked vehicles to ensure security of your home at all times.
As cat owners ourselves, we believe that because cats are territorial creatures by nature and stubbornly resistant to change, taking them out of their familiar environment can sometimes be stressful and confusing. In addition, cats do like to be comfortable and always have their favourite snooze spot, basket or chair to relax in. We are use to cats of all characters and temperaments and even though some may be a little grumpy or shy on day one because you are not there, we soon gain their trust through play and of course making sure they get their meals on time. Cats that we care for soon get use to us and don't get stressed. In our experience, cats who are cared for at home are happier and content simply because they are in familiar surroundings and are eating their usual diet. For long-haired cats, it is also important that they are groomed regularly. Our flexible visiting service can provide your cats with all the care and attention they need whilst you are away you choose the number of visits per day to suit the needs of your cat
We always make sure that we make a FREE Consultation visit to meet your cat and get to know them a little before you go away.
Another advantage is that our regular visits ensure that your home itself is being monitored and we will close/draw curtains, pick up post and put out bins to ensure that no-one is alerted to the fact that you are not at home.

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Reviews from Our Guests

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I have used Home Comfort Pets for many years They always provide expert, professional and excellent care of our cats.

5 From Dawn Rees on

Christine looked after our two rats very well, they big came back happy and healthy, would definitely recommend and we will be using Home Comfort Pets again. Thank you

5 From Helen on

Chris and Martin have looked after my cats for the last18 years. They don't just look after your pets whilst you are away, they will check your house is ok and close curtains etc so no one knows you are away. My cat Ebony is now old and needs regular medication, this is not easy as she turns into a tiger when she sees the medicine bottle, Chris always managers to get her to take it although I'm sure she has suffered several scratches in the process.I would have no hesitation in recommending HCP

5 From Jill Blanshard on

Ever since martin began walking our dogs, he has been nothing but punctual, reliable, trustworthy and always been there should they need an extra walk at any point. They've developed an irreplaceable bond that can't be replaced. I couldn't reccomend them enough, and their prices are extremely reasonable.

5 From Jon Irwin on

Chris and Martin have looked after our two rescue cats for 7 years. Lancashire Cat Rescue (where we got our two from) recommended HCP to us and we've never looked back. They come and feed, cuddle, medicate and clean up after our two and do a fantastic job. Our cats have a lot of medications and Chris handles this perfectly, we can go away and know they are happy and looked after. We are always sent a picture/ video or two to show us how they are getting on which is really nice. We'd be lost without Chris and Martin, priceless service!

5 From Carrie-Ann Huelin on

Thank you for looking after our rabbit Max in August. He was well looked after and the children and myself enjoyed receiving pictures of him in his big hutch. We will definitely use you again. Thanks again

5 From Sara Rigby on

Always use Christine to look after my two rabbits wether it's for a weekend away or a 2 week holiday. They are always very well looked after and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend :)

5 From Jemma on

Our 2 guinea pigs Bambi and Cho had a lovely holiday with Christine in early/mid August. The guinea pigs were very well looked after and cared for. It is very evident that Christine cares deeply for the animals, providing a clean and stimulating environment with lots of freshly picked dandelions. The guinea pigs did not loose any of their 'tameness', suggesting that they were very capably and lovingly handled. Thank you!

5 From The Fowler family on

Many thanks for a 5 star holiday for our bunny Lulu! Super accommodation and genuine loving care shown. Christine and Martin are so lovely and will happily accommodate your bunny's needs. Photo and email of Lulu happily enjoying her own holiday was lovely to receive whilst we were away. Will definitely take Lulu here again, she loved it! Thanks again.Tracy Wainwright and family.

5 From Tracy Wainwright on

Thank you so much for looking after out pet rabbit Smudge. I can see he has had as good a holiday as we have. The girls were delighted with the photo update whilst we were on holiday, what a lovely touch. Would definitely ask you again next time. Thank you. Karen lee

5 From Karen lee on

Dropped my beautiful bunnies off for 3 weeks over summer and they came home in such a wonderful mood! It was clear they had a lot of cuddles and handling whilst on their stay and the double hutch/bunny palace they stayed in was super spacious! Usually when they are away from home they get very grumpy however this time they were unbelievably content - even the feisty little lionhead sat still for a few minutes longer than normal to let me stroke her :) have just booked them in again as I am confident they really enjoyed their stay last time!

5 From Rachel on

My two house rabbits stayed here in October 2016. Christine and her husband made us all feel welcome. I was able to relax knowing they were well looked after. The facilities are extremely clean and well maintained. Thank you, we will be back!

5 From Cathy on

My 2 guinea pigs have recently boarded with Chris and Martin who are clearly big animal lovers. They stopped in a lovely big hutch and had great care and attention whilst we were away. Really pleased, would highly recommend and will definitely use again.

5 From Sandra on

We gave to take care for 2 weeks our 2 girl rats. We picked up happy and well cared for pets. Lovely and friendly people, they took very good care for our girls. Rats were not stressed at all, were clean with shiny coat, they were well fed and happy. Unhesitatingly recommend to pet owners and will definitely use again if the need arises. Thank you for taking such good care :-)

5 From Agnes on

Our rabbit has had a great long weekend with Home Comfort pets. They really listened to her routine and I was very confident that she would be comfortable and happy being looked after with them. I would definitely use their boarding services again, fantastic peace of mind. Many thanks

5 From Tamara Simpson on

Chris and Martin have been walking our dog Zack for nearly seven years now. They are amazing people who seem to form a bond with the pets. They are very flexible, reliable and concientious. Cannot commend them enough to care for our pets.

5 From Sayeed Ahmed on

Have used Christine several times now to look after my cats, while away on holidays. She is very friendly and the cats like her. She will spend some time with them, just giving them cuddle, and will also do other little jobs, like feed the hedgehogs, water flowers and put bins in/out etc. The cost is cheaper than a cattery and of the course the cats have the comfort of staying in their own home. Highly recommended

From carol rhodes on

I am thrilled with the level of care and attention that Chris & Martin give to my two rabbits. When I go on holiday I know that my rabbits are having a good holiday as well! They are kept in a very safe and clean environment which gives me peace of mind. Happy Bunnies, Happy Owners!! I would have no hesitation in recommending Chris & Martin's pet services.

5 From Barbara Wood on

We have been using Chris and Martins services for over 9 years. In that time they have always been reliable and I would have no hesitation in recommending them whatever pet service you need.

5 From Dave Carr on

Boarded my guinea pigs and Syrian hamster for a week. Christine was lovely and genuine - just the kind of person you want to leave your precious family pets with. On collection Christine knew so much about them, their likes, dislikes and routines that only spending time with them could do. Would definitely board here again.

5 From Selane on

Our two rabbits have just spent a week at Home Comfort Pets. Christine was lovely and really made it a home from home for them. There was plenty of space in the hutch and an outdoor run for them to play in. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Home Comfort Pets, and we will definitely use them again in the future.

5 From Hazel Phillips on

Before we went on Holiday we went to meet Christine at 'Home Comfort Pets' she was soooo lovely and friendly and is a genuine pet lover! It put our minds at rest that whilst we were on Holiday our "Hammy" would be well looked after and loved! We would highly recommend placing any pet with Christine, as she has lots of experience and it's obvious that she enjoys what she does. Thank you Auntie Christine for taking good care of me - lots of love, Hammy xxx

5 From Jenny & Dave on

Yesterday we collected our 2 guinea pigs from Chris and Martin who had them over Christmas while we were away. We would definitely recommend them. Both were friendly and welcoming upon arrival and were flexible with time of drop off and collection. The pigs were very well looked after, cage returned super clean, and Chris even sent me a photo of them enjoying their Christmas dinner of veggies! Will use them again and would recommend to others.

5 From Hayley & Tom on

Chris and Martin are really lovely people who know how to make a cat feel good! Our 2 like it when we go away as Auntie Chris & Uncle Martin make such a fuss of them!

4 From Lynn & Mark on

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Lostock hall
south ribble.
Preston .

Open Hours

7 days a week. 7 till 7
Pet boarding drop off and pick up time before 10 am and after 3pm

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