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Welcome to
Bruce’s Ditchling, Brighton!

Discover a world of happiness.

At Bruce’s, we’ve packed all our expertise into designing a dog world dedicated to unleashing happiness and enriching the lives of dogs and their families.


Bruce’s – AS SEEN ON TV!

Bruce’s – AS SEEN ON TV!

Lights, camera, action!

Bruce’s was excited to appear on BBC The One Show! The story featured our tail-wagging doggy and human stars covering the growth of doggy day care as people return to the office. Catch up now!

Bruce’s has also featured on Channel 5 where you’ll see plenty of cuteness from our doggy day care regulars, including doggy birthday parties, cheeky puppies and day care veterans. Catch up now!

Discover a world of happiness

Discover a world of happiness

Puppy Preschool

Everything a puppy needs to develop their social skills and nurture their journey into doghood.

Sniffing Safari

An exciting zone designed for curious noses and minds to explore with friends.

Zen Garden

Introducing natural aromas that encourage relaxation and offer calming properties.

Tiny Town

Designed with smaller paws in mind this space is perfect for enrichment and socialising with your little buddies.

Agility Adventures

It’s all about fun and agility. A little challenge keeps your dog on its paws mentally and physically.

Nature Trail

Get back to nature and unlock the senses with space that nurtures dogs natural talents.

Wild Wood

Having fun in nature, let dogs be dogs!


Day Care

From the moment they arrive your dog will be in good company. We understand that every dog is different and we take our time to match individuals to the best group based on their size and play style.

  • Individualised dog induction
  • Up to 8 hours off leash fun
  • 1-2-1 expert care
  • Enrichment zones & activity
  • Weekly photos
  • Warm home-time bath
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The first six months of a puppy’s life are key in ensuring they gain those vital life and social skills

  • Puppy care & development
  • Individualised puppy induction
  • Tailored expert puppy advice
  • Key socialisation
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Happiness is a Bruce’s groom

  • On site salon
  • Experienced friendly team
  • Grooming you can feel good about
  • Ultimate convenience
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Training & Advice

Learn to speak dog!

  • Come. Play. Train.
  • Fun and engaging sessions
  • Let your pup learn important life skills
  • Speak to our Bruce’s Expert Dog Coaches
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Our sleepovers are exclusively available to our regular day care customers.

  • DBS checked & licensed
  • Home from home
  • Weekly photos
  • Live notifications
  • 1-2-1 care
  • Doggy bus collection
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The Bruce’s difference

Fluent in

Passionate experts since 2008

We go beyond ‘woof’ to a deep understanding of what makes each tail wag.

Enrich every dog

We want to make every day the best day ever

We design fun ways to cater to and nurture their individual needs.

Celebrate friendships

Dogs love
dog company!

We support dogs and people to form enriching and long lasting friendships.

The bow-wow factor

We’re here to give dogs’ family members the best possible experience

Our app brings your dog’s day to life.

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Day Care
  • Individualised dog induction
  • Up to 8 hours off leash fun
  • 1-2-1 expert care
from £20
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  • Puppy care & development
  • Individualised puppy induction
  • Tailored expert puppy advice
from £20
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Dogs get more out of Bruce’s

Not all dogs wear capes but all dogs have superpowers! Our weekly enrichment is designed to nurture your dog’s natural abilities.

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Meet the Bruce’s Ditchling, Brighton team

If I was a dog I would be a…

doggy quote Just like a Cockerpoo I’m friendly and fun!
doggy quote An English Bulldog, I’m friendly and loving!
doggy quote A Working Cocker. I’m cheeky, loyal and love to keep busy!
Louise Centre manager Oxshott
doggy quote Just like a Frenchie I need to be kept busy at all times!

Warm, friendly and very knowledgeable staff always there to help. It’s clear my pup has so much fun at Bruce’s and I know she is in the best hands. Emma, Pet Parent

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Areas we cover


We’re your local doggy day care

  • Ditchling
  • Ditchling Common
  • Hassocks
  • Hurstpierpoint
  • Lewes
  • Plumpton Green

Home collection service available


Latest advice

Latest advice

As passionate dog lovers and experts since 2008, Bruce’s is fluent in dog and we love to share a range of helpful advice for pawrents. 

Check out our latest article and find out why your dog shakes it off!


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    Bruce’s Ditchling, Brighton, Middleton Common Farm, Middleton Common Lane, Hassocks, BN6 8SF