Covid-19 Update – Ollie’s Petcare

Urban Pup – Pattern Harness – Ollie’s Pet Boutique
Blog Homepage Ollie's Petcare
Email Ollie's Petcare
Upcoming Events - Ollie's Petcare

Covid-19 Update – Ollie’s Petcare

Update 21st October:

Well, we’re closed again. The Irish government made an announcement on Monday night of level 5 lockdown for the entire country from tonight October 21st for 6 weeks until December 06th. Unfortunately we are not classed as an essential service in their eyes and have to close. We are looking into a section of the guidelines entitled ‘Animal Welfare & Related Services’  to see if we can open under this. I know other businesses are opening quoting this section, but until we have clarity on this in relation to dog walking in particular, we feel its safer to stay closed for us, our clients & the public.

We’ll keep you updated! Stay safe and we’ll see you all in December! (…hopefully sooner!)

Jonathan & gang!

—–

 

Hi everyone! Hope you’re still keeping safe & well! =) We’ve finally had good news in the last government announcement there on Friday, with outdoor workers being allowed back to work from the 18th May!! This means we’ll be planning to start our dog walks again from this date!

We have to note this is subject to change between now and then if the government announce any updates or extensions to the restrictions; including reopening Phoenix Park to traffic; but fingers crossed everything goes to plan and we’ll be seeing you very soon on the 18th for dog walking!! =)

We will of course still be adhering to social distancing guidelines and hope you will help us with keeping to the following guides while we collect/drop off all dogs for walks & home boarding:

 

  • We’ll be keeping a 2 metres distance between us & you during collection/drop offs and on walks.

This means we will not be entering your home and require clients to send dogs out to us when we call. If you can have your dog ready with their harness for when i arrive that would be great. I will be using my own leashes only going forward.

  • We will be using hand sanitiser frequently during our walks & disinfecting leashes, towels etc.

We will be sanitising our hands before & after pick-ups as well during our walks and through our day as & when necessary.

  • We will not be using gloves or face masks at this point.

The HSE’s advice at the moment is that these are not currently helpful or essential for the general public to use.

  • We will also be trying to minimise our physical contact with your pets.

This is purely a precautionary measure. Although our pets cannot contract or pass Covid-19 on to humans directly, it is still possible to contract it indirectly via petting and rubbing your pet if they have been in contact with someone who has Covid-19.

 

I hope this all makes sense and I’m sure we can get through the coming weeks and months as easily and safely as possible. I’m aware it has been several weeks since I have last seen many of our clients or your pets. It’s quite a while, especially in our pets world, so if anything has changed in your situation during this time do let me know.

Finally, just a reminder for all our clients; the health & safety of you, your pets and of course myself is our main concern. If you have been in contact with anybody showing symptoms or diagnosed with of Covid 19 it is very important that you let us know as soon as possible so that we can take further precautions for our visits & walks.

Do stay safe and I can’t wait to see all those handsome faces again!

 

Regards & Woofs,
Jonathan

button-jonathan2





, , , ,
Share on:
Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.


5 + 4 =


We also provide our four pawed clients with lots of unique products & tasty treats in our online store - Ollie's Pet Boutique; stocking new brands to Ireland like Fellipet, Pooch & Mutt, Fat Cat plus supporting Irish brands Soopa & EcoMutt; plus many more!

Great experience with Ollie's Pet Boutique. My order arrived really promptly all wrapped up in pretty tissue paper with a lovely note attached thanking me for my order. Great service. Well done.
- Jacqueline F



We've made some friends and we're thrilled to tell you about them...
Ollie & Penny want to recommend their services & products. Lets meet our colleagues & friends:

Want to keep up to date on all our news & information? Pop your name & email in below to receive the latest Ollie's Petcare & Boutique news, offers, stories & product arrivals direct to your inbox.

Hate Spam? So do we. That's why Ollie's Petcare will never share your email address with third parties.
Read our privacy policy here.

MORE ARTICLES

CONTACT US

Covid 19 Update - October 21st: All services are now closed again due the latest level 5 lockdown. Read More!

¤