Dog Friendly Awards 2018 Sponsors

Where would we be without our sponsors? A big thank you to all those involved.
This year we are delighted to have a great range of support from businesses of all sizes across the county.
Thank you all for your support and contribution to this prestigious event!

Burns Pet Nutrition

Burns Pet Nutrition specialise in award-winning natural pet food for cats, dogs and rabbits. All products are developed by Veterinary Surgeon, John Burns who launched the business in 1993 while working in general practice and is still at the helm today. All Burns products are designed to help pets to thrive and are made using wholesome, healthy ingredients with absolutely no nasties.

In addition to being a market-leading pet food company, Burns is proud to be a Living Wage employer and even has its own in-house charity, The Burns Pet Nutrition Foundation which is staffed by a team of 6 and runs grassroots initiatives such as The Burns By Your Side reading-to-dogs project.  Burns is currently celebrating 25 years of business, and 25 years of feeding happy and healthy pets.

Burns is based in Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire and employs around 130 people across head office, three pet shops, a factory, warehouse, farm, Parc Y Bocs Farm Shop and Kilmarnock office.

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is a special place and needs careful management to look after it for everyone to enjoy, now and in the future. The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority is charged with keeping the Park special.

The National Park is a unique environment made up of many things – wildlife, habitats, farming, history, tourism, business and local communities. Our job as an Authority is to work to achieve a happy balance for all those with an interest in the Park.


Writemedia was formed in 1994. We are a multi-media design and production company.  Our work encompasses responsive web site development, content management systems, mobile technologies – APP development, and web software solutions. Other technologies in which we operate include the delivery of video content through on line video libraries and web-streamed events.

We operate from our Pembrokeshire based programming studio and data centre.

Our clients range from independent SME’s to larger organisations. We support utilities, sports national governing bodies and local council departments. A large proportion of our work has been in the Leisure and Tourism sector. Over the years we have been proud to sit with our clients in Tourism Awards as finalists and winners for marketing and digital campaigns.

One of our main objectives is to provide a product, which meets our client’s budgets but exceeds their expectations. We invest a high level of time at the outset of a project with our clients, so that we can give a pro-active proposal with many options for scalability. The testament to this is the portfolio of clients and projects we have created, all of which demonstrate a high level of functionality for available budget.

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West Wales Holiday Cottages

Providing award-winning customer service with a personal touch, West Wales Holiday Cottages is a local family-run company which has been promoting the area for over 10 years, sharing our love of its unspoilt beauty and helping others experience the magic of West Wales for themselves.

Our website offers easy online booking of over 700 independent holiday cottages in Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire, making it simple for holidaymakers to find and book their perfect property direct with the owners. Our friendly and knowledgeable team are ready to help if needed.

We have over 400 dog-friendly properties on our website, including some which welcome 4 dogs or more! With self-catering holiday accommodation of all styles, you can choose from character cottages or contemporary homes, romantic hideaways for two or large farmhouses for family and friends, country cabins or coastal cottages. Visit our website to see our guides to dog-friendly beaches, local walks and things to do.

National Trust Pembrokeshire – Gupton Farm

Discover Gupton Farm, the National Trust’s visitor base and coastal campsite at Freshwater West in Pembrokeshire. Nestled behind the beach, the dog friendly site offers a relaxed atmosphere and a place to reconnect with nature, whether you’re after a family camping holiday, a base for surfing or a big group get-together under the stars.

At the campsite you’ll find everything you need from a new toilet and shower block, outdoor seating and wet weather facilities to free parking and free WiFi for guests. There’s also an interpretation room on-site providing plenty of visitor information on things to see and do in Pembrokeshire.

Well behaved dogs are always welcome at Gupton Farm, and with the nearby bridleway and Freshwater West beach also dog friendly, it’s an ideal spot for outdoor adventures with your furry friend. Gupton Farm campsite is open daily for tent pitches until 30 September 2018 and campervan pitches until 31 October 2018.

There’s always more to explore too, the National Trust cares for 60 miles of Pembrokeshire’s coastline, along with historic houses and glorious gardens.

The conservation charity hosts a series of events and activities throughout the season including guided walks, beach cleans and children’s 50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ activities.

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All Pets Vet Care

There are plenty good reasons to chose All Pets Vet Care as your local vet:

  • Friendly staff who are willing to give you and your pet enough time to make a visit as stress-free as possible and plenty of treats for your pets, to make them look forward to coming to us!
  • The APVC Family plan which not only pays for vaccinations, flea and worm treatment and gives you discounts, but, uniquely, also means that you don’t have to pay the actual consultation fee.
  • Key-hole surgery for bitch spays – currently the only practice in Pembrokeshire performing these.
  • Dental radiographs taken routinely, so hidden causes of tooth pain are not missed and with all clinical staff having additional dentistry training.
  • All procedures are done under one roof and no need to travel to a different location out of hours in an emergency!
  • Separate dog and cat wards to reduce stress during a stay.
  • Six week puppy graduation program to make sure your pup has the best start in life!
  • Nurses with special training in nutrition, diabetes and dermatology.
  • Therapeutic K-laser for drug free pain relief, help with wound healing or combating infections.
  • Would you like a tour behind the scenes? We are always happy to show you around whenever possible!

Western Telegraph

For more than 150 years, the Western Telegraph has maintained an unrivalled place in the life of the county, throwing the spotlight on all aspects of rural life, its people and its politics. With 53,788 readers in print and online, the Telegraph has the biggest audience across the county, and people turn to us first to know what is happening in Pembrokeshire.

In-depth sports coverage and interviews with local rising stars sit alongside features that celebrate the incredible community spirit that can be found in every town, village, and hamlet. From breaking news to events with an international profile such as Ironman Wales Diving – if there’s something going on in Pembrokeshire, we’ve got it covered.

FBM Holidays

FBM Holidays have been letting holiday cottages in Pembrokeshire for over 100 years. Now offering over 300 holiday homes, ranging from coastal holiday cottages and with over 20% of our portfolio offering dog friendly environments, You’ll be sure to find the perfect cottage for your time in Pembrokeshire.

All of our holiday cottages and apartments are Visit Wales graded, to ensure they are the best quality for your self catering holiday. We offer three to five star properties, so whether you are looking for a budget get away or wanting to celebrate in luxurious five star home, we have plenty to choose from. If you have any queries about a property or want to find out a bit more about Pembrokeshire, give our award winning customer service team a call on 01834 844565. We look forward to welcoming you to Pembrokeshire, West Wales very soon.

Quality Cottages

Quality Cottages offer over 430 superb individually inspected self catering holiday cottages in Wales across a variety of locations including Tenby and St Davids in the Pembrokeshire national park as well as Rhossili in Gower. We also have properties to the north of Wales in secluded locations like Snowdonia as well as cottages in Brecon mid Wales.

Quality Cottages offer a diverse range of cottages with over 80% of these being dog friendly and many have hot tubs also so there is something for everyone.

With an independent score of 4.6/5 with Feefo our ratings provider you can be confident that you will be in safe hands arranging your break with Quality Cottages.

Coast To Coast Caravans

Coast to Coast Caravans are proud to be supporting the Dog Friendly Pembrokeshire Tourism Awards. With showgrounds in both Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire  Coast to Coast Caravans have been established 20+ years – if you’re buying or selling a static caravan then we can help, we have over 150 caravans in stock at all times and are always in the market to buy new stock, we buy any age, make model, contact our friendly team for more info on 01646 699000 or 01994 231122

Templeton Beer & Wine

From our base just outside Narberth, Templeton Beer Wine and Spirit Co serves West Wales and beyond with all the alcohol and soft drinks it could ever need. We’re a logistics business first and foremost. The fact that we love a drink goes without saying, yet it’s our focus on getting your orders from our warehouse to your establishment, when you need it, is what underpins our business.

We understand the importance of efficient yet personal, friendly service, and combine this with our unparalleled knowledge of how West Wales works, to deliver for all our customers. It’s a simple formula – and it works.

We believe in our customers being able to get hold of us when it suits them. And our experience has told us that for some that will be by leaving a message on our hard-working answer machine as they’re restocking the fridges after a busy evening. For others, it’s ordering a special case of wine online for home delivery. And there are always real people to talk to during office hours if you’d prefer to chat.