Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the benefits of hiring a dog walker?

Hiring a dog walker can provide your pet with exercise, socialisation, and mental stimulation, as well as reduce stress and guilt for busy pet owners.

How often should I have my dog walked?

The frequency of dog walks depends on your pet's age, breed, health, and activity level. Most dogs benefit from at least one 30-minute walk per day.

What should I expect during a dog walking session?

During a dog walking session, your dog will receive exercise, playtime, and toilet breaks, as well as socialisation with other dogs and people if desired.

What if my dog has special needs or medical conditions?

Please make sure to inform me of any special needs or medical conditions your pet may have, and provide any necessary medication or instructions.

What if my dog doesn't get along with other dogs?

If your dog doesn't get along with other dogs, I may advise a solo walk.

How do I prepare my dog for a dog walking session?

Make sure your dog is up-to-date on vaccinations, has a collar with identification tags, and is in good health.

How do I pay for dog walking services?

I prefer bank transfer to be paid at the end of each week.

What if I have a question or concern about my dog's walking session?

Please call, text or email me with your question, and I will do my best to answer promptly.

What happens if the weather is bad, or it’s too hot?

I will always advise you if I don’t think the weather is suitable for your dog. However, this is rare. I have some preferred shady routes for hot weather. I recommend buying your dog a coat for rainy or cold walks.

My dog has behavioural issues. Will that be a problem?

On our meet and greet session, I will get to know your dog and can usually offer tips or techniques to address these issues during walks. If I don’t think we are a match, I am always honest about that.

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