Dog Walker Glenrothes Scotland (KY6): Whilst everyone in Glenrothes loves and adores their dogs, and essentially treats them as one of the family, it isn't all that easy to find enough time to exercise and walk them as much as they should, or give them the maximum care and attention that they quite obviously deserve. What with our demanding working lives, kids to look after and social commitments it's not difficult to work out why it might be difficult to make the additional time for walking a dog, and certainly not as much or for as long as they would like.
I'm certain as responsible dog owners in Glenrothes that you are all aware that your dog needs exercising and it is crucial that you take your dog for walks consistently, this is vital for your dog's general health and wellness, for fitness, and for its happiness in general. It's usually better if you do this yourself since you'll be able to gain exactly the same benefits as your dog does, enjoying essential fresh air and exercise.
Shared fun-based activities helps both dog and owner to build a deep connection, and if you would like to cultivate a lifelong bond with your pet, this is a fantastic way to do it. In reality however, many people simply just do not have the spare time to take the dog for a walk, and certainly not every day, and it's one of those chores which can frequently be put off until the next day.
So here is where a dog walker in Glenrothes will come in useful, offering a regular dog walking service on a daily basis by an experienced dog walker, taking the responsibility of one daily duty and giving you time to do more essential things. Arriving at your house in Glenrothes, to pick up your pet, a dog walker will then take it on a lovely long walk and return it safely to your doorstep an hour or more later. Most Glenrothes dog walking services will be willing to do this anytime you need it, therefore no matter if you would like your pet to be walked on a daily basis, three times per week, or merely when you've got other things to do, they will be there for you.
Certain Glenrothes dog walkers will walk your dog on a solo, one to one basis, other services might take two or more dogs in a group, so it would be best to chat about your exact wants with the dog walker should you have any misgivings. If your pet is friendly, sociable and gets on well with other dogs, it might be more beneficial to opt for group walking, however if your furry friend is inclined to fight with other dogs, or is a bit snappy, you should perhaps stick with one-on-one, solo walks.
A number of professional Glenrothes dog walkers could be able to offer other services and not solely for dogs, for instance they may be prepared to collect your dog or pet and take it to the vets, provide dog boarding services whilst you're on your holidays, go to your house every day to feed your dog, cat or other pets or give your dog or puppy some basic training if necessary. Others may even be able to offer a dog grooming service as well. These kinds of services can be extremely helpful and give a comprehensive pet care service that will give reassurance in relation to the happiness, wellbeing and health of all your animals, while still letting you work, look after your family and socialize.
Even so, you shouldn't altogether replace your own personal interaction with your four-legged friend with the services of a dog walker, and you should still try to take your dog for a walk as often as you're able to, to retain that relationship and bond. You should be an important part of their training and exercise routine to ensure your cherished pet continues to be happy, adored and healthy.
The Benefits to Your Dog: The many benefits to your dog that will result from frequent exercise and walking include: bond strengthening, reduced blood pressure, stronger muscles and bones, improved cardiovascular fitness, decreased loneliness, better mental health and weight management.
What is the Cost?: Much like any services, the prices charged for dog walking can differ considerably, subject to the area in which you live, how long the walk lasts for, the type of service required and whether it is a group or solo walk (group walks tend to be cheaper), but the likely charges will be between £9 and £14 for a sixty minute walk with kisses and hugs absolutely free.
What to Look For in a Dog Walker: Of course as it is not necessary to have any qualifications or certifications for dog walking, practically anyone may set up shop as a dog walker and begin operating that service, this means you have to be a bit thorough as to just who you pick out to walk your dog in Glenrothes.
As you might be permitting access to your home so as to collect your dog, feed your pets or perform other duties, there could be possible security issues. It is clear you'll have much more faith in dog walkers who have passed a DBS police check (formerly CRB check). You may as well want to verify that any prospective Glenrothes dog walker carries insurance, to cover any mishaps which involve your dog, some sort of PLI (public liability insurance) would be acceptable.
Dog walkers frequently also like to be introduced to your dog first to make certain they get on with each other, so you should organise this before coming to your final decision.
Dog Walkers Trade Bodies
Formed in 2015 the Professional Dog Walkers Association (PDWA) is the foremost trade body for dog walkers in Great Britain, and has the objective of implementing ethical and professional values for dog walkers and putting in place industry standards which can be adopted by all those involves in dog walking as a profession. It's very important to have a set of guidelines that can be adopted to raise standards for all dog walkers in this rapidly growing and largely unregulated profession. The PDWA supports prospective dog walkers in setting up their new businesses and supplies information to the public when they are on the lookout for a dog walker in their area. There is also the NARPS (National Association for Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers) which is a source of courses, software, insurance and information sheets for pet sitters, pet companies, dog walkers and pet owners all over the British Isles.
Dog walking services are available in Glenrothes and also in nearby places like: Cardenden, Thornton, Kennoway, Coaltown of Balgonie, Markinch, Buckhaven, Methil, Windygates, Kingskettle, Kinglassie, Falkland, Kirkcaldy, Kettlebridge, Freuchie, Leslie, Kinross, and in these postcodes KY6 1AW, KY6 2BN, KY6 2EB, KY6 1LX, KY6 2AZ, KY6 1ND, KY6 2EE, KY6 2BX, KY6 1LZ, KY6 2JR. Locally based Glenrothes dog walkers will probably have the postcode KY6 and the telephone code 01592. Simply click on the "quote" banner to get specifics of dog walking in your location.
Current Regulations That Might Affect Dog Walkers in Glenrothes
- The Countryside and Right of Way Act 2000
- The Environmental Protection Act 1990
- The Control of Dogs Order 1992
- The Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996
- The Animal Welfare Act 2006
- The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
- The Dogs Protection of Livestock Act 1953
- The Dangerous Dogs Act 1997 (Amendment)
- The Dog Fouling - Clean Neighbourhoods & Environment Act 2005
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The Benefits of a Dog Walker in Glenrothes
- Less Stress for You
- Better Dog Behaviour
- Better Mental Health for Your Pet
- Increased Stimulation
- Walking Improves Pet Health
- More Socialisation for Your Pet
- Your Dog Can Be Walked While You Are Working
- Saves Time for Dog Owners
- A Regular Routine for Your Pet
- Less Feelings of Guilt for the Owner
- Your Dog Will Get Walked Whatever the Weather
Dog Walkers Near Glenrothes
Also: Kinglassie dog walkers, Kinross dog walkers, Falkland dog walkers, Freuchie dog walkers, Kirkcaldy dog walkers, Cardenden dog walkers, Methil dog walkers, Buckhaven dog walkers, Leslie dog walkers, Kettlebridge dog walkers, Coaltown of Balgonie dog walkers, Kingskettle dog walkers, Windygates dog walkers, Markinch dog walkers, Thornton dog walkers, Kennoway and more.
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Dog Walking Around Glenrothes
Pet lovers in Balfour Gardens, Bighty Crescent, Halidon Place, Auchmuty Drive, Willow Crescent, Elliot Place, Rosemount Crescent, Myrtle Avenue, St. Serf Road, Melvich Place, Well Road, Falkland Gate, Victoria Path, Kintail Court, Tantallon Avenue, Ramsden Road, Cameron Crescent, Forth Court, Etive Place, Brodie Court, Selkirk Place, Eden Crescent, Ratho Close, Crowlin Avenue, Ivanhoe Drive, Hilton Of Kirkforthar, Scotstarvit Place, Barnhill Place, Balgeddie Court, Braid Drive, have needed dog walkers recently. Dog walking was also carried out in the following Glenrothes area postcodes: KY6 1AW, KY6 2BN, KY6 2EB, KY6 1LX, KY6 2AZ, KY6 1ND, KY6 2EE, KY6 2BX, KY6 1LZ, KY6 2JR.
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