About us

The Designer Dog Company Pet Boutique, 9 Northumberland Street, Darlington was launched after many years of searching for the perfect treats and accessories for my Cocker Spaniel Holly. 

After Holly was diagnosed with an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system called GME in January 2015 I realised that I wanted to fulfil my long awaited dream of owning my very own business.  A scary but exciting thought all at the same time.

The tears streamed down my face when I saw the “To Let” sign above the shop in Northumberland Street.  After talking about my ideas for over a year I could never have dreamed that my ideal shop would ever become available! Needless to say, months later everything became a reality and I officially opened the doors to my very own Pet Boutique on 6th August 2016 with my Best Friend (Holly) by my side.  I couldn’t have done it without the support of family and friends.  Everyone has been truly amazing!

We stock a range of Premium Pet foods catering for even the smallest of mouths.  Even the fussiest of dogs are finding enjoyment in our foods because the quality of ingredients are much better than what you’ll find in the commercial brands on most supermarket shelves.

Being an independent retailer I wanted our shop to be something special where people would enjoy shopping for their pets.  I’m also passionate about what I choose to source before it goes onto the shelves and tend to try out most things with our own dogs first. You can find anything from cheesy dog popcorn, organic home baked treats and even a doggy woofin for those special occasions!!

Many of our accessories are handmade like our range of pet beds, collars & leads and even quirky handmade wooden signs and mugs if you’re looking for a special gift.

Our shop is perfectly located for customers in Darlington, Yarm, Bishop Auckland, Newton Aycliffe and Teesside overall.

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