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 clients … Continue reading 10 things every dog-walker needs
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 all … Continue reading Getting paid for dog-walking
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... Your … Continue reading Your best and worst dog-walking clients
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