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 not, for cats and dogs, you may need to contact
a local kennel or cattery. You should be able to find details of
these in your local telephone directory.
You could ask your local veterinary
surgeon (new window) or the
local Dog Warden to suggest some options.
Bedford Borough District Dog Warden: 01234 267422
You could also contact the following organisations who may be able
Pets Placement, a charitable organisation - if you register your
pet with them in advance, they will arrange pet care if you have to
go into hospital.
PO Box 2038
Tel: (01280) 849000
Fax: (01280) 848875
Trust (new window) which is also a
charitable organisation (based in Cornwall) who have 4,500
registered volunteers across the UK. They may be able to help you
find pet care if you have to go into hospital.
Tel: (01736) 757900
Fax: (01736) 757010
Boarding (new window) allows you to
search for local kennels/catteries/small animal