Paws & Pause
London's only socially responsible Doggy Daycare. We combine
expert-levels of Dog care with
a Social Mission.
Welcome to Paws & Pause!
South London’s Social Enterprise Doggy Daycare
Our Peckham Site is located just down the road from neighbouring Nunhead we are easy to get to and already serve many of Nunheads finest dogs and puppies! With long opening hours from 7.15 - 18.30 we cater for owners who want to drop off and pick up from our purpose designed centre on your way to and from work!
Located across South London in two dedicated Sites, Paws & Pause has built a thriving community of dog owners who are supporting their local community all while nurturing their dog's social life and wellbeing!
Paws & Pause is a Doggy Daycare with a Mission! When you send your dog to daycare with us, not only are you providing them with the most fun and enriching experience, but you are also supporting your local community by helping us to provide some of the most vulnerable people with traineeship placements at our daycare sites!
Both of our Daycare Sites are very easily accessible from Nunhead, with our Peckham Site being only an 8min drive by bus and car and our Brixton Site being only 2 train stops from Nunhead Station.
We can't wait to meet you and your dog!
Dog Friendly Nunhead
Nunhead, a charming neighborhood in the London borough of Southwark, is a hidden gem that often goes unnoticed by many. However, for dog lovers, this picturesque part of South London offers a plethora of hidden treasures. From delightful parks to welcoming pubs and cafes, Nunhead is a true haven for dog owners and their four-legged companions. In this article, we'll explore the dog-friendly delights of Nunhead and what makes it a perfect destination for dog lovers.
One of the highlights of Nunhead is the beautiful Nunhead Cemetery, a tranquil place with historical significance and ample space for leisurely dog walks. The cemetery's paths and green areas offer a serene atmosphere for you and your pup to enjoy. It's a perfect spot for a peaceful stroll, and many locals bring their dogs here for some outdoor quality time.
Telegraph Hill Park:
Telegraph Hill Park, just a stone's throw away from Nunhead, is a fantastic destination for dogs. The park features sweeping views of the city skyline, making it a unique backdrop for a game of fetch or a leisurely walk. Your dog will appreciate the vast open spaces, and you can appreciate the beautiful scenery.
Nunhead boasts a growing number of dog-friendly cafes where you can relax and enjoy some quality time with your furry friend. The Habit, situated on Evelina Road, welcomes dogs with open arms, providing water bowls and a warm atmosphere. Enjoy their coffee and delicious pastries in the company of your canine companion.
The Old Nun's Head:
The Old Nun's Head, a beloved local pub, is not only famous for its excellent selection of craft beers but is also incredibly dog-friendly. Dogs are more than welcome in their spacious beer garden, which is perfect for a leisurely pint with your pup by your side. The friendly atmosphere and occasional doggy meet-ups make it a must-visit for local dog owners.
Nunhead Green, at the heart of the neighborhood, is a quaint, dog-friendly square surrounded by local businesses, cafes, and shops. Many of these establishments have outdoor seating that welcomes dogs, making it a convenient spot to enjoy a cup of coffee or a meal while your furry companion watches the world go by.
Nunhead, often described as London's best-kept secret, is a paradise for dog owners who are looking for a relaxing and dog-friendly atmosphere. From scenic parks to welcoming cafes, pubs, and a strong sense of community, Nunhead provides the perfect setting for quality time with your beloved pet. If you're a local resident or just passing through, make sure to explore this charming corner of South London, where your dog is not just a pet but a cherished member of the community. Nunhead's dog-friendly charm will leave both you and your four-legged friend with lasting memories of a great day out.
Ellie J. & Gizmo
"I’ve had nothing but positive experiences with Paws & Pause! My Shih Tzu Gizmo is full of excitement every Wednesday and cannot wait to join her friends at daycare! The team are warm and welcoming, and take care of Giz like she were their own."
Making London a better place,
one paw at a time
They met working for a homelessness charity & quickly became frustrated with the lack of resources for people in recovery. So they decided to combine their passion for supporting people with their love of dogs..
and Paws & Pause was born!