Dog Walker Portishead Somerset (BS20): While everybody in Portishead loves and adores their pet dogs, and more or less treats them as part of the family, it's not always that simple to find adequate time to walk and exercise them as frequently as is necessary, or give them the absolute maximum attention and care that they obviously deserve. In our busy working lives, a family to provide for and social calendar to keep pace with it is not easy to fit in walking your dog, nearly as regularly as you'd like or as much as they need.
Now I'm certain you all understand that your dog needs exercising and that it is important that you take your dog for walks constantly, both for fitness reasons and for your dog's general health and wellbeing. We could all do with a little bit more exercise which is why, where feasible, you should always try to walk your own dog as often as you can.
Also there is the benefit of bonding, doing activities together helps you to build a relationship with your dog. However, in reality most people in Portishead simply can't spare the time to walk the dog, definitely not every day, and this is one of those chores which can habitually be put off until tomorrow, or forgotten entirely.
So, this is when a local Portishead dog walker will be able to give you some help, providing frequent walks for your pet and taking a bit of the everyday stress out of your life, so you're able to focus on more pressing issues without impinging on your dog's routine exercise. A dog walker will be able to visit your house in Portishead, collect your furry friend and take it for a walk for perhaps an hour or so. Most Portishead dog walkers will be prepared to do this anytime you need it, therefore no matter if you want your pet to be walked on a daily basis, three times a week, or merely when you have other engagements, they will be there to be of service.
If is invariably a good idea to talk over your preferences and requirements with two or three different dog walking services in Portishead, since some of them typically take dogs out in large groups, whilst others are prepared to do solo dog walks. If your pet is sociable, friendly and gets on with other dogs, it may be of more benefit to opt for a group walking experience, however if your pooch is inclined to fight with other dogs, or is a bit snappy, it might be best to go with solo, one-on-one walks.
Numerous professional Portishead dog walkers could provide additional pet related services and not solely for dogs, for example they might pick up your dog or pet and taxi it to the vet, give your dog or puppy some basic training if needed, supply dog board and lodging whilst you're on your holidays or pop along to your home daily to feed your dog or other pets. Other dog walkers in Portishead might even provide a dog grooming service too. Such services can prove extremely useful and give a total pet care service which will give peace of mind with regard to the wellbeing, happiness and health of all of your animals and pets, while still allowing you to socialize, work and look after your family.
Even so, you shouldn't utterly replace your own personal interaction with your dog with the services provided by a dog walker, and you still should take your dog for a walk as frequently as possible, to keep strong that relationship and bond. You should always try to be an active and integral part of your dog's training and exercise routine so that your precious pet will remain happy, adored and healthy throughout it's life.
Dog Walking Benefits: Such benefits as obesity control, lowering of blood pressure, better bonding, stronger bones and muscles, decreased loneliness, increased cardiovascular fitness and better mental health & wellbeing, can be gained by your dog as a result of frequent walking and exercise.
How Much Does it Cost?: The prices for dog walking, much like any other services, may differ quite a lot and will depend on how long the walk lasts for, the service needed, whether it is a one to one or group walk (group walks are sometimes cheaper) and the town you live in. The average cost of a single dog walk was stated to be somewhere between £10 and £11, in a survey carried out in 2020.
What to Look Out For: As no certifications or qualifications are needed for dog walking in Portishead, you should be a bit cautious in respect of who you pick to walk your dog. The fact is that literally any Tom, Dick or Harriet is able to get started as a dog walker and start running such a service, therefore caution is the motto.
There might be security worries since you might be allowing them access to your house so that they can pick up the dog, feed your pets or do other duties. A dog walker who has passed a police DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service check), will be much easier for you to feel reassured about. PLI (public liability insurance) is also vital in case of mishaps with your dog. So make certain your Portishead dog walker is satisfactorily insured.
It would also be sensible if any would-be dog walker has a meeting with the dog before making your final choice so as to guarantee that they are a good match.
Dog Walking Trade Bodies
The PDWA (Professional Dog Walkers Association) which was formed in 2015 is the leading trade body for dog walkers in the United Kingdom. It has set out industry standards by promoting professional and ethical values in its members. In this largely unregulated and fast growing profession it is vital to have a bunch of guidelines that can be adopted to improve standards for all dog walkers. The PDWA helps new dog walkers to establish their businesses and provides information for the public whenever they're trying to find a reputable dog walker in their area. There is also the NARPS (National Association for Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers) which is a source of information sheets, software, insurance and training courses for pet services, pet sitters, pet owners and dog walkers all over the British Isles.
Dog walking services are available in Portishead and also in: West Hill, Easton-in-Gordano, Sheepway, Wraxall, Weston-in-Gordano, Nailsea, Avonmouth, Tickenham, Clevedon, Portbury, Clifton, Redcliff Bay, Shirehampton, Clapton-in-Gordano, Walton Bay, and in these postcodes BS20 6JB, BS20 6DP, BS20 6BY, BS20 6EE, BS20 6EA, BS20 6JH, BS20 6LA, BS20 6PA, BS20 6JN, BS20 6DH. Locally based Portishead dog walkers will most likely have the postcode BS20 and the dialling code 01275. Simply click on the "quote" banner to get info on dog walking in your location.
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In Hillcrest Road, Bladen Close, Pennant Place, Bedwin Close, Serbert Way, Finisterre Parade, Weatherly Drive, Phoenix Way, Gardner Road, Church Close, Honeylands, Denny Close, Riverleaze, Channel View Crescent, Nore Park Drive, The Portbury Hundred, Halyard Way, The Knoll, Forth Avenue, Slade Road, Lower Burlington Road, Camomile Walk, Lundy Gate, Harmony Drive, Portbury Common, Church Road North, Hillside Road, Waterside Park, as well as the following local Portishead postcodes: BS20 6JB, BS20 6DP, BS20 6BY, BS20 6EE, BS20 6EA, BS20 6JH, BS20 6LA, BS20 6PA, BS20 6JN, BS20 6DH, dog owners have just recently needed dog walking services.
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