Having struggled to find reliable - and flexible! - cat sitters and dog walkers ourselves, we decided to take a leap of faith by leaving comfortable careers in marine engineering and leadership consulting, and follow our dream of setting up our own business: a flexible and bespoke dog walking and pet care service in the heart of beautiful Amsterdam. And so begins our 'tail'.
'Tail Towers' is conveniently based in the heart of Amsterdam, and we offer our services in De Pijp, Jordaan, Museumkwartier and Oud-West.
We have been blessed as parents to all sorts of animals, including multiple dog breeds, and love discovering the quirks and personality of each individual animal.
Some of the most rewarding work we have been involved in has been helping owners of dogs with behavioural or trauma issues, which can be an emotionally and physically draining journey. Tails of the City partners with you to help reinforce any training programs that are being used. We are confident and comfortable with dogs of all sizes. We are also experienced carers for dogs who are somewhat beyond their puppy years (a bit like us!) and those who require extra attention due to medical conditions.
Tails of the City is not just about dogs. We also care for felines, rodents, reptiles and we have a few clients of the avian variety, with whom we love to dance and sing. We are happy to consider requests for any pets you may have, although dancing and / or singing may or may not be included!
The senior management team at Tail Towers are all named after members of the Dutch royal family, in honour of our adopted homeland: Bea and Klaus, two majestic Maine Coon cats from Delft, are named after the former Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus; and Max, a street dog we rescued in Romania, whose name was inspired by the current Queen Maxima.
The minions who work for Max, Bea and Klaus are also listed below.