Scruffy Pups in Cardiff has been crowned the UK’s Best New Dog Accepting Company by our partner site TeamDogs.
Llanrumney Dog Cafe serves donuts, pancakes and cheesecakes and is popular with dog owners and their pets across Wales. You can read more about it here.
As a winner of the WeLoveDogs Award, Scruffy Pups will receive £ 1,000 to spend on their dog-accepting business and a special TeamDogs trophy to show off.
TeamDogs – in partnership with PocketVet – has been looking for the best new dog-friendly business in Britain for eight weeks, and the search is finally over.
Thousands of people voted in their national contest, but there could only be one winner.
Jamal, co-owner of Scruffy Pups Romeh, 41, fromRumney, said: “I am speechless and really happy. We are truly grateful to everyone who nominated us.
“To be named the UK’s Best Dog Acceptance Company is such an achievement and we are very proud of it. “
“We knew that many customers had voted, but winning the award is still a shock,” he continued.
“Regulars voted for us on TeamDogs and new visitors found us on TeamDogs – so the two went hand in hand.
“I can’t wait to put the TeamDogs Trophy in our cafe, and the money will be used to build a roof for our outdoor area. “
The converted boxing gym has opened as a locked-out dog cafe, groomers and agility zone – so it hasn’t been fully renovated yet.
Prize money will help owners and friends Jamal and Joanna Sims to finish designing the business of their dreams.
Twenty-nine people left recommendations for Scruffy Pups on the WeLoveDogs ranking , with a saying, “They’ve restored a very run down part of the community and created the most wonderful dog-friendly cafe we’ve ever visited.”
“Lovely staff, delicious food and Willow looks and smells good after her husband. So much to offer and the staff cannot help you enough. Fantastic place to go with your furry friend, ”said another.
On the menu at Scruffy Pups are peanut butter donuts, mini chicken mousse cheesecakes, and banana pancakes.
In addition, there is also an enticing menu for humans. Guests can dig into their reuben sandwich, birria tacos, mashed burgers and burritos while their dog is completely distracted by their own plate.
A total of 93 dog-accepting businesses have made the TeamDogs WeLoveDogs rankings, including independent shops, pubs, groomers and trainers.
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