Dog Walkers Walton-on-the-Naze Essex (CO14): Whilst we of course all cherish our pet dogs and treat them as part of the family, in relation to taking them for walks, we often don't have ample time to provide them with the care and attention they require. It isn't necessarily that we don't want to take them out for walks it mostly that with social engagements, kids to take care of and busy work lives, it often tough to find the extra time.
Now I'm guessing all of you recognise that your dog needs exercising and it's crucial that you take your dog for walks constantly, both for fitness benefits and for your dog's overall wellness and health. We could all do with a bit more exercise and that is why, where feasible, you should generally try to walk your own dog whenever you can.
There is additionally the benefit of bonding, getting involved in activities together helps you to develop a lasting relationship with your dog. However, in our hectic lives most folks in Walton-on-the-Naze simply do not have enough time for walking the dog, certainly not daily, and it is one particular chore that can often be postponed until the next day, or forgotten altogether.
This is a situation where a local dog walker in Walton-on-the-Naze could be of help to you, delivering a regular dog walking service on a day to day basis, alleviating the anxiety of at least one daily chore and giving you more time to do demanding stuff. Arriving at a previously arranged time to pick up your pet, an experienced Walton-on-the-Naze dog walker is then going to spend an hour or more walking and exercising your furry friend and return it to your home safe and sound so that you don't have to worry. This can be scheduled as a regular thing - each day or maybe three or four times each week, or it could only be when you've got other responsibilities or can't spare the time.
There are various kinds of dog walking service in Walton-on-the-Naze, a few will offer to take your dog walking on its own, while others take dogs out in groups of 3 or 4. If you've got a particular preference in this regard, it would be sensible to have a chat with several different dog walkers in Walton-on-the-Naze. If your pet happens to be gregarious, friendly and gets on well with other dogs, it may be of more benefit to choose group walking, however if your pooch is inclined to fight with other dogs, or is a bit snappy, you should perhaps go with one-on-one, solo walks.
Several experienced Walton-on-the-Naze dog walkers could be able to offer additional pet related services and not simply for dogs, for example they might go to your home every day to feed your cat, dog or small pet, provide your dog or puppy with some basic training if necessary, collect your pet and take it to the vets or offer dog board and lodging whilst you are away. Others may even be able to provide a dog grooming service as well, a sort of "walk and groom". Some of these services may be very useful and give a wide ranging pet care service which gives peace of mind with regard to the happiness, health and wellbeing of all of your animals and pets, while letting you socialize, look after your family and work.
It is crucial however, that your own interactions with your dog are not completely substituted with those of a dog walking service. In other words you should still take your four-legged friend walking as often as you can, to keep the bond and relationship strong. You you should always aim to be a fundamental part of your dog's exercise and training program so that your precious pet will remain healthy, content and adored throughout the course of it's life.
The Benefits of Dog Walking: There are a range of amazing benefits which your dog gains from being walked and exercised on a regular basis they include: improved mental health & wellbeing, bond strengthening, weight control, less problems with loneliness, reduced blood pressure, increased cardiovascular fitness and stronger bones and muscles.
What is the Cost of a Dog Walker?: Because of the varying nature of "a dog walk", rates can differ substantially, and will be determined by whether it is a group or solo walk (group walks are often cheaper), how long the walk lasts for, the area you live in and the service provided. A 2020 national survey found that the average cost of a dog walk to be between £10 and £11.
Things to Bear in Mind: You need to be a bit thorough in respect of who you pick out to walk your dog in Walton-on-the-Naze, because virtually any individual is able to set up shop as a dog walker and start running such a service, and they don't have to gain any qualifications or certifications to carry out dog walking.
As you might be giving them access to your home for them to be able to pick up the dog, feed your pets or complete other tasks, there could be potential security issues. It will be much easier for you to feel reassured about a dog walker who has passed a DBS police check (formerly CRB check), and is regarded as honest. PLI (public liability insurance) is also crucial in case of accidents or incidents with your dog. So ensure that your Walton-on-the-Naze dog walker is appropriately protected by insurance.
It might also be a good idea if any would-be dog walker has a meeting with your dog before making your final choice so you can guarantee that they are a good match.
Trade Bodies for Dog Walking
Set up in 2015 the Professional Dog Walkers Association (PDWA) is the principal trade body for dog walkers, and has the goal of implementing ethical and professional values for dog walkers and putting in place industry standards that can be followed by all those involves in dog walking as a profession. It's crucial to have a set of guidelines that can be followed to raise the standards of service provided by all dog walkers in this largely unregulated and rapidly growing profession. The PDWA helps new dog walkers to set up their businesses and provides information for the general public when they are searching for a dependable dog walker. There is also the National Association for Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers (NARPS) which is a source of insurance, courses, information sheets and software for pet sitters, pet owners, dog walkers and pet businesses across the United Kingdom.
Dog walking services are available in Walton-on-the-Naze and also nearby in: Beaumont, Great Holland, Weeley, Little Oakley, Thorpe-le-Soken, Tendring, Frinton-on-Sea, Weeley Heath, Great Oakley, Little Clacton, Kirby Cross, Kirby le Soken, Holland-on-Sea, and in these postcodes CO14 8DR, CO14 8RH, CO14 8DL, CO14 8JE, CO14 8FD, CO14 8HJ, CO14 8FA, CO14 8BN, CO14 8JD, CO13 0DA. Locally based Walton-on-the-Naze dog walkers will probably have the postcode CO14 and the telephone code 01255. Checking this will ensure you access locally based dog walkers. Walton-on-the-Naze householders are able to utilise these and numerous other comparable services. Click the "quote" form or banner to get info on dog walking in your location.
Current Legislation That Could Affect Dog Walkers in Walton-on-the-Naze
- The Countryside and Right of Way Act 2000
- The Dogs Protection of Livestock Act 1953
- The Control of Dogs Order 1992
- The Animal Welfare Act 2006
- The Dangerous Dogs Act 1997 (Amendment)
- The Dog Fouling - Clean Neighbourhoods & Environment Act 2005
- The Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996
- The Environmental Protection Act 1990
- The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
Walton-on-the-Naze Pet Related Services
There are a number of different services that can be conducted by your local Walton-on-the-Naze dog walker including dog bereavement counselling, puppy socialising sessions, solo dog walks, pet care in Walton-on-the-Naze, group dog walks, vet visits, dog transportation, puppy walking Walton-on-the-Naze, half-day dog care, dog sitting in Walton-on-the-Naze, dog socialising sessions, dog walking services, dog walking Walton-on-the-Naze, pet sitting, pet moving/taxi services, full day dog care, pet pop in services in Walton-on-the-Naze, dog let-outs, dog walking price quotes, cheap dog walking Walton-on-the-Naze, obedience training Walton-on-the-Naze, puppy visits Walton-on-the-Naze, pet grooming Walton-on-the-Naze, training class visits, interactive dog walks, and lots more. These are just an example of the activities that are performed by dog walkers. Walton-on-the-Naze professionals will keep you informed about their whole range of dog walking services.
The Benefits of Dog Walking Services in Walton-on-the-Naze
- Your Dog Will Get Walked Rain or Shine
- Better Mental Health for Your Dog
- Time Savings for the Owner
- A Regular Routine for Your Dog
- Improved Pet Health
- Increased Stimulation
- Less Feelings of Guilt for You
- Your Dog Can Be Walked While You're at Work
- Less Stress for the Owner
- Better Pet Behaviour
- More Socialisation for Your Pet
Dog Walkers Near Walton-on-the-Naze
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Dog Walking Around Walton-on-the-Naze
Pet owners who live in the following areas have recently inquired about dog walking - North Street, Gouldings Avenue, Eagle Avenue, Lumber Leys, Kirby Road, Seaview Heights, Stablefield Road, High Tree Lane, Brambles, Clays Road, Hall Lane, Nazecliff Gardens, Philip Close, Victoria Road, Old Hall Lane, Naze Court, Kino Road, Vicarage Lane, Wade Reach, St. Botolphs Terrace, Bennett Close, Suffolk Street, Audries Estate, Cliff Parade, Hervilly Way, as well as the following local Walton-on-the-Naze postcodes: CO14 8DR, CO14 8RH, CO14 8DL, CO14 8JE, CO14 8FD, CO14 8HJ, CO14 8FA, CO14 8BN, CO14 8JD, CO13 0DA. These areas recently saw activity by local dog walkers. Walton-on-the-Naze dog owners benefited from competent and top quality dog walking services in every case.
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