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... Locking … Continue reading Dog-walkers: Expect the unexpected
Most of us would probably prefer to stay home with our dogs all day, but unfortunately that's not how the world works. So, many dogs wind up hanging out by themselves while we're at work, school or wherever. This isn't necessarily bad but there are limits to how much time dogs should be expected to … Continue reading Home Alone: How much time can your dog spend by itself?
“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 for … Continue reading 8 things your dog-walker doesn’t want to hear
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 a … Continue reading What to look for in a dog-walker
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 … Continue reading How to be the best dog-walking client
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 need. … Continue reading Is your dog ready for a dog-walker?