Some lovely reviews from

our clients in Chipping Sodbury, Yate, Coalpit Heath,

Frampton Cotterell & Emersons Green areas.

'My dog Dexter has returned from a weeks stay at Retro & Friends and I couldnt be happier. I had regular updates from Paula and lots of pictures sent to me. Dexter looked so happy when I collected him. I actually felt bad taking him away from his new friend Retro. A huge thank you to NIck and Paula for making Dexter part of their family. I will definitely be using Retro & Friends again soon xx'  Heidi March 2016


'Fabulous dog walker. Reliable, trustworthy and very clearly adores dogs! So nice to see photos of the walks. Bonnie had a lovely time with Paula. Will definitely use her again...and again...and again!!'  Belinda


'Fabulous service, lovely and friendly lady. My Willow was very happy and slept solidly for the remainder of the day. Highly recommended. Reliable and trustworthy'  Sally


'Great service and Paula's a lovely, personable ladyHudson loves his walks and sleeping all evening/night shows it! Couldn't recommend enough!'  George 29th March 2016


'Absolutely fab, my dog felt right at home straight away and came home clean, dry and tired. Couldn't be happier. Would recommend'  Elisha 11th April 2016


'Really grateful to Paula for being incredibly flexible and friendly, offering pet visits for my two dogs at late notice during a difficult time.'  Caroline 1st July 2016


'We moved to Bristol a few weeks ago with Otto our 10 month old Dachshund and our new 10 week old Heidi. We both work full time so needed some help, especially with the little one. Paula came highly recommended and did not disappoint. The puppies love their visits and Paula is always sure to let you know how they went and post pictured of the visits on her page. We would highly recommend Paula to anyone. She has a good knowledge of dogs and we feel 100% comfortable leaving them in her hands'  Sarah 1st May 2016

'5 star service.  After such short notice I was so pleased to find Retro & Friends. Paula and her hubby made me feel that Monty would be well looked after. Monty my Jack Russell looked so happy in the photos put on every day, which put my mind at rest whilst away.  Retro & Friends are trustworthy, reliable & very clearly love dogs. I can't recommend them highly enough, and would definitely use again.  Truly amazing people, can't thank you enough for looking after my little baby Monty'  Sarah 4th September 2016

'Lola's back from her sleepover with Retro and his family, she's had a fab time and was really well taken care of. Looking forward to next time'  Charlene 12th June 2016

'Just met Retro and Paula for a dog walk with my Tilly. They got on so well and Tilly enjoyed having a dog to play with. Retro is a beautiful dog and I can't wait for Tilly to go and stay for a week. She really enjoyed her walk with you both. Thank you'  Grace 19th May 2016


'After recommendation and a meet and greet, our lurcher Flo had a fantastic weekend. We are booked in for a 2 week stay later in the year. I can honestly say I had no worries leaving her with Retro and Friends. Fab home from home for your beloved furry family member'  Michaela 7th August 2016

'I can't thank Paula, Nick, Adele and Retro enough. Poppy always has a wonderful time with them whether it's a walk, day care or boarding. They are always incredibly accomodating with my crazy work schedule. I cannot recommend them highly enough!'  Julia 7th October 2016

'Paula and her hubby are the nicest people you could hope to have as dog sitters! From the moment I met them I knew Buzz would be loved and well cared for. On collection I knew that I hadn't been wrong. What a happy little dog he is. Thank you so much! Can't wait to see you all again'  Elli 5th June 2016

'We have never left Eli anywhere before, and he isn't that sociable with other dogs, so when I dropped him off to Paula I was a little nervous! She said he'd be fine, and boy was she right. The photos she puts on Facebook are great for putting your mind at rest and you can see what fun they are having. Nothing was too much trouble. Highly recommended'  Ruth 24th May 2016

'Lacey goes to Retro and Friends every Monday and Wednesday and absolutely loves it! Paula is fantastic, not only does she walk Lacey but she takes her back to hers for the afternoon whilst i'm at work so she's not on her own for too long. Very reliable, trustworthy and accommodating. Highly recommended!'  Alex 4th August 2016

'We were looking for home boarding for our dog Jurgen, he stayed with Retro and friends for several days. They were so helpful with settling him in and great at dealing with his separation anxiety. They even gave us advice with dealing with it. It was great to see the photos of him whilst we were away and he seemed to be having a great time!'  Bekki 21st August 2016

'After being recommended by my vets, I contacted Retro and friends for day care for my lil munchkin Poppy. After a visit, myself and my husband knew that Poppy would be well looked after and that she would have an amazing time. Poppy spends 2-3 days a week there and has also stayed for the weekend and always comes home very happy and content. She often sits by the front door waiting to see if today's the day she is going. She loves being there and has made some lovely friends. I hope she has many more days/weeks/years with Retro and Friends. I highly recommend. I would like to say a massive thank you to Paula. She's an amazing person with a massive passion and love for dogs'  Mel 4th August 2016

'Fantastic! Luna (my 6 month old, very big puppy) had a great time staying at Retro's. She stayed for just under 2 weeks and I think she enjoyed every minute of her stay. It was really lovely to see the photos of her while we were away, a really nice touch, even though some of them showed just how much of a pickle she can be! I would have no hesitation in recommending Retro & Friends. It's great to know your puppy is being looked after so well while you are away. We were so impressed we already booked Luna's next stay!'  Keeley 2nd September 2016

'We are so pleased that we have found Retro and Friends. We were recommended to give them a go and have never looked back. We have 2 dogs. 1 is my old girl who loves going out for a sniff, not the sort of dogs most walkers want as can be boring, so they have been very accommodating. They take Artie out for a good walk/run with the other dogs and then come back and take Lily out for hers on her own even if she does need a little carry home. You can tell they do this job because they love animals and even if you have an issue with your dog they don't dump you, they try to help with the situation which is what its all about. Would recommend these guys without any hesitation once you meet them you know your beloved pets are in safe hands. Keep it up, you are doing a great job'  Jayne 4th August 2016

'Buster has just returned from his first 4 day sty with Paula & her family and am pleased to hear he has changed her opinion of the Staffy breed.  He is such a softy who loves cuddling on the sofa, and appears there was plenty of that during his stay. We especially loved the daily photo posts that reassured us that he was having a great holiday & not missing us too much.  Would recommend Retro & Friends as a warm, loving, family environment where dogs are allowed to play, get plenty of exercise & socialisation with the other borders & day guests'  Julie 9th September 2016

'Paula & her family have welcomed our giant breed dog Rufus into their home & hearts. Paula has worked closely with myself & my husband to introduce Rufus into daycare, excepting that he has a very strong bond with us that often makes it difficult for others to walk him, as he is exceptionally stubborn. However Paula has persevered & has managed to both walk & care for him.  The Facebook updates are great 7 allow us to feel part of his day even when he is away from us. We really appreciate Paula's hard work & would highly recommend Retro & Friends'  Vicky 11th September 2016

'Our Jack Russell Ed has just returned from an 8 day stay with Retro & Friends.  We approached them last minute after care for Ed during a holiday feel through a few days before.  Paula was amazing & quickly arranged a few meet & greets with Retro & bent over backwards to arrange cover as she was away that weekend herself!  Ed had a wonderful time & was perfectly looked after.  He really was treated like one of the family.  We felt assured that Ed had been left in good hands & the daily photo updates really did put our minds at rest.  Of the back of this we're having Ed walked by Paula on a weekly basis to allow Ed to continue the doggy friendships he's made.  I cannot recommend Retro & Friends enough'  Rob 30th September 2016

'Just want to say a huge thank you to Paula for collecting Reba last minute & taking her for a walk for me, you are a star!  You didn't even bat an eyelid when I mentioned her strict diet, dodgy hip, or obsession with squirrels.  A true professional'  Adele 17th May 2016