Dog Walker Ross-on-Wye Herefordshire (HR9): Even though we obviously all love our pet dogs and treat them as part of the family, we quite often don't have enough time to give them the care and attention that they deserve, in particular with regards to exercise and walking. What with our children to look after, social obligations and demanding work lives it is easy to work out why it's often difficult to set aside the additional time for walking a dog, and certainly not as frequently as they would like.
Now I reckon that you all recognise that your dog needs exercising and it is imperative that you take your dog for walks regularly, both for your dog's general good health and wellbeing and for fitness. We can all use a little bit more exercise which is why, where possible, you should always try to walk your own dog as often as you can.
Shared fun-based activities helps both dog and owner to build a deep relationship, and if you would like to cultivate a permanent bond with your dog, this is definitely an amazing way to do it. The unfortunate fact is however that the majority of us just cannot spare the time for walking the dog, and certainly not every single day, and this is one chore which may often be postponed, or simply forgotten.
So, this is where a local Ross-on-Wye dog walker will be able to help you out, providing regular walks for your pet and at the same time taking some of the everyday stress out of your life, so you are able to give full attention to more pressing tasks without needing to impinge on your dog's exercise regime. Showing up at your house in Ross-on-Wye, 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 Ross-on-Wye dog walkers will be pleased to do this whenever you need it, so no matter if you want your pet to be walked daily, 2 or 3 times per week, or merely when you've got other things to do, they'll be there to assist you.
There are various sorts of dog walking services in Ross-on-Wye, a few will take your dog walking on its own, while others generally take dogs out in groups of 3 or 4. If you've got a preference in this regard, it may be sensible to have a chat with several different dog walkers. If you have a dog that is sociable and mixes well with other dogs, a group walk might be more beneficial, if your dog doesn't get on well with other dogs, a one to one walk may be best.
Many more experienced Ross-on-Wye dog walkers may be able to provide additional services for pets not only for dogs, for instance they may be prepared to go to your home every day to feed or check on your dog, cat or small pet, provide your dog with some basic training if there are behavioural problems, pick up your dog or pet and taxi it to the vets or provide dog or pet boarding services when you are away on holiday. Other dog walkers in Ross-on-Wye might even be able to provide dog grooming services as well, or "walk and groom". These services may be extremely useful and give a wide ranging pet care service that will give you reassurance with relation to the health, happiness and wellbeing of all of your pets and animals, while still enabling you to work, socialize and look after your family.
It's important however, that your own interactions with your pet aren't completely replaced by those of a dog walking service. In other words you should still take your furry friend out for a walk as often as you can, to keep the bond and relationship strong. You need to be an integral part of their exercise and training regime to make sure your cherished pet remains happy, loved and healthy.
The Benefits of Walking A Dog: There are quite a few confirmed benefits which a dog can gain from regular walking such benefits include: less issues with loneliness, increased cardiovascular fitness, stronger bones and muscles, better bonding, weight control, reduced blood pressure and improved mental health.
How Much Should I Pay For a Dog Walker?: Owing to the varying nature of "a dog walk", rates can differ a great deal, and will be based on whether it is a group or one to one walk (group walks are inclined to be cheaper), the level of service needed, how long the walk lasts and the area in which you live. A 2020 countrywide survey found the average cost of a dog walk to be somewhere between £10 and £11.
What to Look Out For: You must be very thorough in respect of just who you select to walk your dog in Ross-on-Wye, as virtually any individual may set themselves up as a dog walker and begin operating that service, and they don't have to have any certifications or qualifications to carry out dog walking.
Since you could be giving this as yet unknown person access to your property in Ross-on-Wye, so that they can pick up your dog or check up on your pets, security could be an issue that you ought to look into. It will be easier for you to feel reassured about a dog walker who has been cleared by a DBS police check (formerly CRB check), and is deemed to be safe. It is also crucial that your dog walker has invested in an acceptable PLI (public liability insurance), in the event that there any mishaps involving your dog. This isn't particularly expensive and any sensible dog walker in Ross-on-Wye should make sure they're adequately insured.
Before making your final choice it's always a smart idea to allow your pet to meet up with any prospective dog walkers to make certain they get on with each other.
Trade Associations for Dog Walkers
The Professional Dog Walkers Association (PDWA) which was founded in 2015 is the foremost trade body for dog walkers in the United Kingdom. It sets industry standards through the implementation of professional and ethical values in its members. In what is acknowledged as a rapidly growing yet mostly unregulated occupation, having a set of guidelines that can be adopted by all dog walkers is vitally important. Supplying information to the general public whenever they are searching for a dependable dog walker, the PDWA also helps keen new dog walkers to set up and establish their businesses. In addition there is the National Association for Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers (NARPS) which offers software, insurance, training courses and information sheets for pet companies, dog walkers, pet sitters and pet owners all over the British Isles.
Dog walkers are available in Ross-on-Wye and also in nearby places like: Bridstow, Wilton, Brampton Abbots, Upton Bishop, Hentland, Greytree, Walford, Ashfield, Goodrich, Hildersley, Weston under Penyard, Hoarwithy, Rudhall, Peterstow, St Owens Cross, Llangarron, and in these postcodes HR9 5UN, HR9 5JE, HR9 5AW, HR9 5HA, HR9 5UH, HR9 5NG, HR9 5LA, HR9 5UB, HR9 7AB, HR9 5JR. Local Ross-on-Wye dog walkers will most likely have the postcode HR9 and the telephone code 01989. Simply click on the "quote" banner or form to get specifics of dog walking in your area.
Regulations That Might Affect Dog Walkers in Ross-on-Wye
- The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
- The Dangerous Dogs Act 1997 (Amendment)
- The Dogs Protection of Livestock Act 1953
- The Control of Dogs Order 1992
- The Dog Fouling - Clean Neighbourhoods & Environment Act 2005
- The Environmental Protection Act 1990
- The Animal Welfare Act 2006
- The Countryside and Right of Way Act 2000
- The Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996
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Some Ross-on-Wye streets and roads where dog walking has recently been done - Alton Grove, Alton Road, Alton Road Industrial Estate, Ashfield Park Avenue, The Orchard, Danum Road, Bernard Hackett Court, Saunders Close, Copse Cross Street, Checkley Close, Doward Place, Station Street, Bluebell Close, Three Crosses Close, Chatsworth Close, Springetts Lane, Chase Road, The Gresleys, Cawdor, Blake Avenue, Cropper Row, Church Close, Smallbrook Road, Tudor Rise, as well as the following Ross-on-Wye area postcodes: HR9 5UN, HR9 5JE, HR9 5AW, HR9 5HA, HR9 5UH, HR9 5NG, HR9 5LA, HR9 5UB, HR9 7AB, HR9 5JR.
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