Dog Walker Bideford Devon (EX39): Whilst all of us love our dogs and treat them like they are one of the family, we often don't have sufficient time to provide them with the attention they deserve, in particular in terms of exercise and walking. In our demanding work commitments, a family to look after and social life to manage it is not always an easy task to fit in walking your dog, as regularly as you'd like or as much as they need.
As the owner of a dog in Bideford, I am sure that you're aware that exercise is extremely important for your beloved pet and taking your pooch for walks on a regular basis is vital for its fitness, physical health, contentment and wellbeing. Getting essential exercise and fresh air is as beneficial for you as it is for your dog, and that's why it's definitely best for you to do this yourself.
Enjoying activities together helps you to build up a lasting relationship with your dog, which makes bonding a further reward. The sad fact is however that most people simply lack the time to take the dog for a walk, and certainly not on a daily basis, and it's one of those chores that may often be postponed until tomorrow, or simply forgotten.
Now this is a predicament where an experienced Bideford dog walker can be of use to you, offering a consistent dog walking service on a daily basis, taking the anxiety of one daily duty and giving you time to do more demanding things. Arriving at your house in Bideford, to pick up your pet, a dog walking service will then take it on an hour or so's walk and return it safely to your doorstep. This can be booked in as a regular thing - each day or maybe 2 or 3 times each week, or it can only be when you've got other engagements or can't spare the time.
Some Bideford dog walkers will take your dog for a walk on a one to one basis, other dog walkers might take groups of dogs, so it would be best to have a chat about your specific wants with your chosen dog walker should you have a particular preference. If your furry friend does not get on well with other dogs, a one to one walk may well be best, but if your four-legged friend is gregarious and mixes well with other dogs, a group walk could be more beneficial.
A number of local Bideford dog walkers also offer alternative services not just for dogs, for instance they may be prepared to pop along to your home every day to feed your dog or small pets, supply dog or pet board and lodging whenever you're away, pick up your dog and taxi it to the vets or provide your dog with some basic training if they are being naughty. Others might even be able to offer a dog grooming service too. Such services may be extremely useful and provide a wide ranging pet care service which gives you reassurance in relation to the happiness, health and wellbeing of all your pets and animals, while allowing you to work, socialize and look after your family.
Using the services of a dog walker in Bideford should not altogether replace your personal relationship with your four-legged friend though, you ought still to try to get out with your dog as often as you possibly can, to keep strong that bond and relationship. You you should always aim to be an active and integral part of your dog's exercise and training program so that your cherished pet will stay healthy, content and adored throughout the course of it's life.
The Benefits For Your Dog: The benefits to your dog that can result from regular exercise and walking include: bond strengthening, stronger bones and muscles, lowering of blood pressure, less issues with loneliness, weight control, better mental health & wellbeing and improved cardiovascular fitness.
What is the Cost?: Just like any services, dog walking prices can differ considerably, depending on the the standard of service required, the area where you live, how long the walk lasts for and whether it is a group or solo walk, but as an approximate guide you should expect to be charged between £10 and £15 for a one hour walking session with kisses and hugs provided free. The average cost of a single dog walk was stated to be between £10 and £11, in a UK survey conducted in 2020.
Bideford Dog Walkers and What to Look For: Obviously as there are no certifications or qualifications for dog walking, essentially any individual is able to advertise themselves as a dog walker and start running such a service, therefore you should be very thorough regarding just who you opt for to walk your dog in Bideford.
As you may be allowing them access to your home so as to pick up the dog, check up on your pets or do other duties, there could be potential security issues. You could have a lot more confidence in any dog walkers who have passed a DBS police check (formerly CRB check). You may as well wish to verify that any prospective Bideford dog walker is insured, just in case there any situations which involve your dog, some sort of public liability cover would be suitable.
Before coming to your final decision it is generally a great idea to allow your pet to be introduced to any prospective dog walkers to make certain they get on with each other.
Dog Walkers Trade Organisations
The foremost trade association for dog walkers in Britain is the Professional Dog Walkers Association, which was establish in 2015 with the purpose of implementing ethical and professional values for all dog walkers and setting up industry standards that can be adopted by all professionals involved in dog walking. In this rapidly growing and largely unregulated profession it is very important to have a bunch of rules which can be adopted to improve the standards of service provided by all dog walkers. Supplying information to the general public when they're hunting for a dependable dog walker, the PDWA also helps keen new dog walkers to set up their businesses. There is also the National Association for Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers which is a source of software, insurance, information and training courses for pet sitters, dog walkers, pet owners and pet services all over Great Britain.
Dog walking services are available in Bideford and also in: Northam, Eastleigh, East-the-Water, Weare Gifford, Westward Ho!, Instow, Appledore, Monkleigh, Handy Cross, Littleham, Westleigh, Tapeley, Barnstaple, Abbotsham, Landcross, Fairy Cross, and in these postcodes EX39 1WE, EX39 2LN, EX39 2HF, EX39 2DB, EX39 2NF, EX39 2EE, EX39 3BB, EX39 2EH, EX39 3AH, EX39 2QE. Locally based Bideford dog walkers will probably have the phone code 01237 and the postcode EX39.
Legislation and Regulations That Might Affect Dog Walkers in Bideford
- The Dog Fouling - Clean Neighbourhoods & Environment Act 2005
- The Animal Welfare Act 2006
- The Dangerous Dogs Act 1997 (Amendment)
- The Countryside and Right of Way Act 2000
- The Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996
- The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
- The Environmental Protection Act 1990
- The Control of Dogs Order 1992
- The Dogs Protection of Livestock Act 1953
Dog Walker Enquiries Devon
The latest Devon dog walking customer enquiries: Sulayman Keating and Saskia Keating recently enquired about getting a price for walking a dog twice a day in Lympstone, Devon. Malaika Garland recently requested a quote for walking a golden retriever once a day in North Tawton. Jessica Young recently asked for a quote for walking an alsation twice a day in Brixham. Bethany Mclean and Lukas Mclean recently asked for a quote for walking a rottweiler in Heanton Punchardon. Ruby-Rose and Carson O hare recently asked for a quote for taking a beagle for a walk 3 times a week in Broadclyst, Devon. Luisa Fallows and Ayaz Fallows recently asked for a quote for walking a dog once a day in Woolacombe. Isla-Grace Butler and Yassin Butler recently requested a quote for taking a collie for a walk three times a week in Burlescombe, Devon. Adil and Aleksandra Jeffries recently enquired about getting a price for walking a dog in Kingswear.
Bideford Dog Related Services
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Dog Walkers Devon
In the Devon area you can also get: Ugborough dog walking, Bishops Nympton dog walking services, Wembury dog walking services, Swimbridge dog walking, Uffculme dog walkers, Whimple dog walking services, Holsworthy dog walking, Princetown dog walking, Lapford dog walkers, Ashburton dog walking, Crediton dog walking, Berrynarbor dog walkers, Dousland dog walking, Clyst St Mary dog walking, Tiverton dog walking, Silverton dog walkers, Plympton dog walking, Holsworthy dog walkers, Sparkwell dog walking services, Willand dog walking, Halwill dog walkers, Abbotskerswell dog walking, Shebbear dog walking services, Buckfastleigh dog walking, Ipplepen dog walking services, Ilsington dog walkers, Mortehoe dog walking services, Bradninch dog walking, Bratton Fleming dog walking services, Ottery St Mary dog walking services.
The Many Benefits of a Dog Walker in Bideford
- Less Stress for the Owner
- Time Savings for the Owner
- A Regular Routine for Your Dog
- Better Dog Behaviour
- Less Feelings of Guilt for the Owner
- Your Dog Can Be Walked While You Work
- More Socialisation for Your Pet
- Your Dog Will Get Walked Rain or Shine
- Better Mental Health for Your Pet
- Increased Stimulation
- Improved Pet Health
Dog Walkers Near Bideford
Also: Fairy Cross dog walkers, Westward Ho! dog walkers, Littleham dog walkers, East-the-Water dog walkers, Eastleigh dog walkers, Tapeley dog walkers, Appledore dog walkers, Monkleigh dog walkers, Westleigh dog walkers, Landcross dog walkers, Northam dog walkers, Weare Gifford dog walkers, Barnstaple dog walkers, Abbotsham dog walkers, Handy Cross dog walkers, Instow and more.
- Bideford Dog Taxi Services
- Bideford Dog Let-Outs
- Bideford Dog Boarding
- Bideford Pet Care
- Bideford Dog Grooming
- Bideford Group Dog Walking
- Bideford Solo Dog Walking
- Bideford Dog Sitting
- Bideford Dog Walking Price Quotes
- Bideford Dog Walking Services
- Bideford Cheap Dog Walking
- Bideford Dog Exercising
- Bideford Dog Day Care
- Bideford Puppy Visits
Dog Walking Around Bideford
In the last 12 months dogs were walked in the following Bideford streets: Devonshire Park, Dursley Way, Marlborough Court, Field End, Eton Close, West View Avenue, Osborne Close, Bank End, South Avenue, Torrington Lane, New Street, Chapel Park Close, Beech Bank, Park Avenue, Milton Place, Bevil Close, Little Meadow Way, Chestnut Drive, Buckland Cross, Brennacott Road, Oaklands, College Green, Charles Avenue, Newbridge Close, Love Lane, Chubb Road, Kingsley Road, and in these Devon postcodes: EX39 1WE, EX39 2LN, EX39 2HF, EX39 2DB, EX39 2NF, EX39 2EE, EX39 3BB, EX39 2EH, EX39 3AH, EX39 2QE.
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