10 things every dog-walker needs

10 things every dog-walker needs

Walking is said to be the easiest sport to take up because all you need is a good pair of shoes and a door to run out of. Dog-walking is pretty much the same, although there are a few other things every dog-walker should have at all times. They are: A charged phone Most...

Getting paid for dog-walking

Getting paid for dog-walking

Being a dog walker is a great way to supplement your income or even make your entire living.  It is a good problem to be getting paid to be outside, getting exercise, and spending time with animals.  There are several different options on how to get paid and there are benefits and setbacks to...

Your best and worst dog-walking clients

Your best and worst dog-walking clients

As a dog walker you will get to know a lot of different dogs, a lot of different neighborhoods, and with that, a lot of different people.  Like most things, some will be great and some will be not so great. Here is a road map to guide you through what you may experience…...

Dog-walkers: Expect the unexpected

Dog-walkers: Expect the unexpected

Being a dog walker is a wonderful job in many ways.  You get paid to be outside, get exercise, and be with animals.  All in all it’s a pretty easy and carefree job, but there are some bumps in the road you may come across.  Here are some tips on how to handle them…...

8 things your dog-walker doesn’t want to hear

8 things your dog-walker doesn’t want to hear

“How long did you walk?” It’s totally fine at the beginning of working with a dog walker to tell them how long you need your dog walked, but after that, it’s best to trust that they are doing that recommended time. It becomes an annoyance when you constantly check in and creates a feeling...

What to look for in a dog-walker

What to look for in a dog-walker

So you’re on the hunt for a dog walker. Yay! The most important thing is to find someone with good communication. You want someone who is able to be by their phone at almost all times in case you need a last-minute walk, schedule change, emergency, etc. Many dog parents also like to get...

How to be the best dog-walking client

How to be the best dog-walking client

So you found someone you like to walk your furry friend.  Yay! A good relationship with your dog walker will make everyone’s day go smoother.  Here are a few tips on how to be the best dog walking client. Off the bat, establish what exactly you’re looking for with your dog walker so there...

Is your dog ready for a dog-walker?

Is your dog ready for a dog-walker?

So you’re thinking about possibly getting a dog walker but aren’t sure if your dog is ready or needs one.  This can be a hard question. One thing we probably love but find challenging about our fur children is that they cannot talk.   The problem with that is they cannot tell us what they...