We are dog care professionals. We offer solutions to all your dogcare needs. We provide dogwalking, dogtaxi and other related services!
PATAS offers private long distance transport by road of your dogs in The Netherlands and throughout the EU. Your dogs are our exclusive travelers on a trip and under our continuous care.
PATAS goal is the safety of your family pet and to reduce stress on your dogs during their trip. Your dog travels with no other pets. We offer dogmoving services short or long distance for trips to and from or within The Netherlands. This is an exclusive service for those requiring personalized attention.
• Private - Dedicated exclusively to your pet with no other dogs in the vehicle
• Full door to door road service
• Walked at rest areas at least every three (3) hours
• Dog never left unattended during transport
• All dog breeds welcome
• Professional and experienced driver
• Drinking water always available
• Safe transport (see pictures)
For safe transport of your dog by road to or from The Netherlands, please contact us by e-mail. We speak Dutch, English, German and Spanish.
Let the dogtaxi take your dogs to the vet, the groomer, or wherever they need to go (advance notice required). In addition to pick up and/or drop off, we can accompany your dogs to their veterinary appointment, the dog photographer or any other destination. If you'd like someone to do more than just drop off and pick up your dogs, we'll offer a chaperoned visit. We'll take them to their vet appointment and stay with them, then bring them back home.
Our service area for dogwalking and PATAS-Taxi! in the South of The Netherlands includes the municipalities Echt-Susteren, Maasgouw, Roerdalen, Roermond and surroundings;
||Echt-Susteren (Berkelaar, Dieteren, Echt, Heide, Hingen, Koningsbosch, Maria Hoop, Nieuwstadt, Ophoven, Pey, Roosteren, Schilberg, Sint Joost, Slek, Susteren)
||Maasgouw (Beegden, Heel/Panheel, Linne, Maasbracht/Brachterbeek, Ohé en Laak, Stevensweert, Thorn, Wessem)
||Roerdalen (Herkenbosch, Melick, Montfort, St. Odiliënberg, Posterholt, Vlodrop)
|| Roermond (Herten, Roermond, Swalmen)
Do you live outside of our service area? No problem! Give us a call to see if we can make an exception or refer you to a qualified professional closer to you.
PATAS can take your dog for . This is super fun group playtime for your dog. We only walk in safe dog parks i.e. at Park Meinweg at Herkenbosch near to the city Roermond. The combination of exercise, mental stimulation and socializing makes for happy, healthy dogs! PATAS offers dogwalks (off-lead only). We take care to place dogs in compatible groups according to age, size and play style. These groups are small, typically. To participate, each dog must have no history of aggression and be in good health. All dogs must present veterinary records. Since we walk with dogs off-lead they must have good recall. All dogs will be evaluated for temperament before participating in group play. Dogs are directly supervised at all times.
Privatwalk just with your dog(s) in your area within a familiar environment. From Monday to Friday at midday or early morning. There are also opportunities late afternoon or in the evening. You can choose from 15 to 60 minutes walks. We would be pleased to inform you personally about the possibilities concerning time and duration of the walks.
We will do our utmost to “towel” dry and clean your dog after the walk. As an extra free service PATAS provides fresh towels for cleaning. You will not have any laundry.
The PATAS van has air-conditioning and roof ventilation. The transport cages in which we carry the dogs separately are custom-made by a professional constructor. Furthermore the van is equipped with dog treats, fresh water, a lot of clean towels, a first aid kit and a fire-extinguisher.
A free PATAS ID tag on each dog's collar attached with our telephone number.
We monitor timely treatment against fleas and ticks. We will be pleased to administer this for you and supply the product.
We are HKB licensed. That's a legal certificate to operate and manage a dog shelter or a dog pension. We maintain high standards of care with continued education in the many areas that concern your dog's well-being. We as Care Specialists are able to administer basic medications.
The Dutch Professional Association of Dog Walkers has set several standards. Although we are not a member we do satisfy their standard:
• a business that is registered with the Chamber of Commerce;
• Proper vehicle insurance;
• adequate car ventilation system
• ID tag with business contact details on it for each dog;
• a fire extinguisher;
• a first aid kit;
• secure transport so the dogs do not have direct access to the outside;
• possess a specialist certificate;
• van to be cleaned and desinfected at least 1x per week.
1. Copy of your dog's Veterinary Health Record
Required dog vaccines:
• DHPPV (this particular vaccine is commonly referred to as the “Distemper-Parvo” vaccine
or the “5-in-one” or “seven-in-one”).
2. Emergency contact information for yourself and another contact.
3. During the walks your dog does not need to wear his own collar. PATAS provides a collar with an ID tag with our telephone number. Since the dog will walk off-lead his own lead is not needed.
4. The dog must have good recall.
5. Female dogs in heat are not allowed to join the walks. This also is applicable in the short period before and after heat.
6. However PATAS has a business liability insurance, you as a dog owner are obliged to insure you dog. Check your liability insurance whether your dog is properly insured.
At the time of your initial consultation, we will collect one set of keys from you. To protect your security, keys will be marked with a code known only to PATAS. Keys that are not currently in use are stored in a secure area. Please be sure to test your keys with the door shut and locked before you give them to us. PATAS will acknowledge the receipt of your keys by signing a contract.
If conditions are deemed to be unsafe or extremely uncomfortable for the dogs, it may be necessary to limit walking time. PATAS reserves the right to exercise their best judgment when caring for animals in inclement weather conditions.
In order to give all our clients the best availability we respectfully request that cancellations are made no later than 24 hours before the service is scheduled. Cancellations can only be made by phone.
If your Dog Care Specialist is unable to perform the requested services due to illness, injury, or some other unforeseen event you or your emergency contact person will be notified as soon as possible.
It PATAS policy to protect the privacy and personal information of our clients as diligently as if it were our own. Personal information, including the client's name, phone number, address, email, or dog's information, will not be disclosed to any third parties without expressed consent of the client. We take precautions ensure our client's absence from home is not detected due to any careless actions or disclosures by the walker. We respect our client's privacy and will restrict our activities to those areas we need to access in order to take care of your dogs.
The rates we handle are based on professional care and attention for your dog and our excellent quality of service.
You buy a punchcard with 10 walks and you pay:
|• Price per walk
||from € 12,00*
|• 15 to 60 min. per walk
||as from € 10,00*
* depending on frequency per week
Monthly rates and/or rates for more dogs are negotiable.
Rates for dog taxi and other related services depend on your specific wishes. We would be pleased to inform you personally about our possibilities and conditions. All our rates are including local tax.
Payment is due at or before the time of service. Please note that unpaid service may result in cancellation of service, with or without notice, including prior to or during the service period. You receive a specified invoice for services rendered. Validity of a punchcard is 3 months. Punchcards are not transferable or refundable.
: * These services are exclusive for clients of PATAS who regularly use dogwalking service.