Questions and Answers

Pattes et Peintures, Louvigne du Desert, France



Who are we?

I am Barbara.  I live in Louvigne du Desert with my husband John.  I have been running Pattes et Peintures since 2013 first in La Creuse, Limousin and now in Brittany.  I have my Certificat de Capacite for domestic animals.


How does the petsitting work?

Your pets stay with us in our house or we make visits to your home to take care of them.  A stay at your house can be organised if you prefer.


How may pets can you accomodate at your house?
The maximum number of dogs is two if staying overnight.  We can accomodate more if a daytime stay is required. We need to assess each situation individually.

How do I get started with Pattes et Peintures ?

Simply schedule a complimentary Meet & Greet appointment.  You can visit us at our home in Louvigne du  Desert or we will come to your house to meet you and your pet to answer any questions you may have, get the feeding and care instructions, and fill out the Client Contact Information form.


Do you provide references?

Yes, we will be happy to provide you with references.


What happens if my pet becomes ill while I'm gone?

In an emergency situation,we will notify you immediately and transport your pet to either your veterinarian or my veterinarian. We will also contact you if we notice any changes in your pet's behaviour.


Can you give medications?

Yes. we will be happy to give drops, pills and ointment for no extra charge.


Stay with us at Pattes et Peintures (t
ariff where you provide food)

Dog: €15 per day
Two dogs: €25per day
Three dogs €35 per day

It is the same price daily regardless of what time the pet arrives.  If the pet is collected before 12
noon there is no charge for that day.

The Care Includes
- Walks or backyard frolic. I have a large enclosed garden for stays at my home.
- Love, attention, silly faces, belly rubs, ball games etc.
- Medication, if required.
- Email or text updates sent to you.


We do not do day visits but we do overnight stays.

The care includes
- Fresh food and water.
- Cleaning litter boxes and cages.
- Loving, individual attention.
- Medication, if required.
- Email or text updates sent to you.




Dog requirements

Be non-aggressive to people and to other animals, have an identification tag on their collar.  Dogs will remain on the leash at all times during their walk.


Cats and small animals

We look after cats and small animals as part of the overnight stay option.



Payment is due in full when services are rendered. We accept cash or cheques made to “Pattes et Peintures” or “Barbara Foster.”



We understand that unexpected circumstances can occur and you may need to cancel your pet sitting service.  There will be no charge for cancellations.  Just notify us  as soon as you can.



Holidays are busy for us so be sure to schedule your pet sitting services early!


Other people with access to your home

Please notify us of anyone who will have access into your home while you are away, including maid service, contractors, relatives, etc.


When you return home

Please notify us of your arrival home.  If we do not receive a phone call or e-mail message within 12 hours of your expected arrival, we will attempt to contact you.  If we cannot reach you we will make an extra visit to check on your pet.  Additional charges will apply.


Pet safety

In the case of home stays it is your responsibility to pet proof all areas of your home where your pet has access.  This would include investigating fences, gates, latches, bedroom doors, etc. We will not be liable for any injuries or property damage that occur due to an unsafe home environment.













SIRET :797 989 233 00037 RM 35

TEL: 02 99 17 49 32

MOBILE: 06 04 44 93 24

06 16 62 54 21