What should I ask a prospective dog walker?
As the owner of a dog walking company, I get asked LOTS of questions. The one question I never get asked is: what would you ask? This would be my favourite….if someone had ever asked me. Why? Simple. I’ve seen it all. I’ve been working as a dog walker since 2006. I’ve seen this industry […]
How to Choose the ‘Right’ Dog Walker
Okay, you’ve decided you’d like to hire a dog walker…now what? I’ve been a Dog Walker for twelve years now, and I’ve seen a lot of things—good and bad. But one of the biggest mistakes owners make in the process of hiring a walker is: hiring the wrong walker. I don’t mean a bad walker, […]
What to Expect with Group Dog Walking?
For the purposes of this post, we are discussing group dog walks. This could be either for on leash or off leash groups. Ok, so you’ve hired a walker……now, what to expect? Expect that there will be some variance in your pick up and drop off times. Sometimes we change the order of pickups, which […]
Will my dog get hurt on walks?
Yes. Most likely, at some point during their life time, your dog will be injured on a dog walk. That doesn’t mean that your dog is walked in a mine field and once false step, and it’s adios pupper. However, I would be lying if I told you dogs NEVER got hurt on dog walks. […]
Bha! My dog won’t leave the park!
Walk time! Taking your dog for a walk is such a great experience. You walk to the park, unclip the leash and watch your pup run free around the off-leash area, enjoying their friends and all the new smells. Thirty minutes later, it’s time to go. It’s your turn to put the kids to bed, […]