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Dog Walkers Maidstone Kent (ME14): Although we naturally all adore our pet dogs and treat them like they are part of the family, we often don't have enough time to give them the attention and care they deserve, particularly in terms of exercise. It's not actually that we do not want to take them for exercise it simply that with hectic work lives, kids to take care of and social commitments, it often tricky to find the extra time.

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Now I guess you all know that your dog needs exercising and that it is beneficial that you walk your dog consistently, both for fitness benefits and for your dog's overall wellbeing and health. It will always be better for you to do this yourself as you are able to gain the same benefits as the dog, enjoying much needed fresh air and exercise.

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There is additionally the benefit of bond strengthening, taking part in joint activities can help you in developing a relationship with your pet. The fact remains however, a lot of us basically don't have the time to take the dog for a walk, certainly not more than once a day, and it's one of those chores that can frequently be overlooked.

This is a situation where a local dog walker in Maidstone can be a God send, offering a consistent dog walking service on a daily basis, taking away the pressure of at least one daily duty and allowing you time to do more demanding stuff. Arriving at a pre-arranged time to pick up your pet, an experienced Maidstone dog walker will then spend something like an hour exercising your furry friend and return it to your home safely so that you don't have to worry. This can be booked in as a regular thing - once or twice a day or maybe 3 times per week, or it could only be when you've got other important engagements or can't spare the time.

If is usually a good idea to chat about your preferences and requirements with 2 or 3 different dog walking services in Maidstone, since some of them will take dogs out in groups of 3 or 4, while others are prepared to do one-on-one dog walks. If your pooch doesn't interact well with other dogs, a solo walk might be better, but if you've got a dog who is gregarious and gets on okay with others, group walking could be more beneficial.

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A number of more experienced Maidstone dog walkers also provide additional services and not only for dogs, for instance they may be prepared to collect your dog or pet and take it to the vets, offer dog boarding whilst you are away on holiday, give your dog or puppy some basic training if needed or visit your home every day to feed or check on your cat, dog or small pet. Others may even provide a dog grooming service too, or "walk and groom". These types of services may prove quite helpful and provide a complete pet care service which gives reassurance in respect of the health, wellbeing and happiness of all of your pets and animals, while allowing you to work, look after your family and socialize.

Employing a local Maidstone dog walker ought not fully take the place of your own personal interactions with your four-legged friend though, you must still take your dog for a walk as frequently as you're able, to keep strong that bond and relationship. You should always try to be an active and integral part of your dog's exercise and training regime so that your cherished pet will stay healthy, happy and loved throughout it's life.

Benefits Gained From Dog Walking: The many benefits to your dog that can result from regular exercise and walking include: better bonding, stronger muscles and bones, lowering of blood pressure, decreased loneliness, improved cardiovascular fitness, improved mental health & wellbeing and weight control.

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What Does it Cost?: Much like any services, the prices charged for dog walking vary quite a lot, depending on the area where you live, the service needed, whether it is a one to one or group walk and how long the walk lasts for, but the likely charges should be between £8 and £14 for a one hour walk with hugs and kisses provided free. A UK survey completed in 2020 found the average cost for a single dog walk to be approximately £10-£11.

Things to Bear in Mind: Because no certifications or qualifications are needed for dog walking in Maidstone, you need to be conscientious in respect of who you choose to walk your dog. The fact of the matter is that literally any individual is able to put themselves forward as a dog walker and begin running such a service, for that reason caution is vital.

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Because you could be giving this as yet unknown individual access to your home in Maidstone, for them to be able to pick up the dog or check up on your pets, security could be an aspect that you need to look at. You'll have more trust in dog walkers that have passed a DBS police check (Disclosure and Barring Service check). Public liability cover is also essential in case of situations with your dog. So make sure that your Maidstone dog walker is effectively protected by insurance.

Dog walkers normally also like to get to know your dog first to make certain that they get on together, so you ought to organise this before making your decision.

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(This dog walkers Maidstone page was updated on 19-12-2023)