Dog Walker Weybridge Surrey (KT13): Whilst everybody in Weybridge loves and adores their dogs, and more or less treats them as if they were one of the family, it's not always that easy to find the time to walk and exercise them as much as is necessary, or give them the absolute maximum attention and care that they obviously deserve. In our ever busier work commitments, kids to provide for and social commitments it's not easy to fit in walking and exercising the dog, as frequently as they need and you would like.
I am sure as dog owners in Weybridge that you are all conscious of the fact that your beloved pet needs plenty of exercise and it's imperative that you take your dog for walks on a regular basis, this is of course important for the dog's general wellbeing and good health, for fitness benefits, and for its overall happiness. It is usually better if you do it yourself because you can obtain much the same health benefits as the dog does, getting some much needed fresh air and exercise.
There is additionally the benefit of bonding, engaging in activities together helps you in building a lasting relationship with your dog. In today's world however, most people simply do not have enough time to take the dog for a walk, and certainly not more than once a day, and it's one particular chore which can be habitually postponed.
Now this is undoubtedly where an experienced Weybridge dog walker could be useful, giving you a consistent dog walking service on a day to day basis, alleviating the stress of one daily duty and allowing you time to do more important things. Showing up at your house in Weybridge, to pick up your pet, a dog walking service will then take it on a lovely long walk and return it to your doorstep an hour or so later. This can be scheduled as a regular thing - three times a week, or even once or twice a day, or it could just be when you've got other important things to do or don't have the spare time.
Certain Weybridge dog walkers take your dog for a walk on a one to one basis, other dog walkers could take a number of dogs in a group, so you might like to talk about your exact requirements with your chosen dog walker should you have a particular preference. If your dog doesn't mix well with other dogs, a one to one walk may well be the better option, but if you have a dog that is gregarious and doesn't have problems with others, a group walk may perhaps be more beneficial.
Numerous Weybridge dog walkers may be able to offer other services for pets not only for dogs, for example they may be prepared to give your dog some basic training if appropriate, visit your house every day to feed your dog, cat or small pet, supply dog boarding while you are away or collect your pet and taxi it to the vets. Other dog walkers in Weybridge may even offer dog grooming services as well. These types of services may be really useful and provide a total pet care service that gives you peace of mind with regards to the wellbeing, happiness and health of all your animals, while letting you socialize, work and look after your family.
Nonetheless, you should not completely replace your personal interactions with your furry friend with the services provided by a dog walker, and you should still take your dog for a walk as much as you possibly can, to help keep that relationship and bond strong. To make sure your dog stays healthy, happy and loved, you should always be a fundamental part of their training and exercise schedule.
The Benefits For Your Dog: The many benefits to your dog that can result from regular exercise and walking include: less issues with loneliness, improved mental health & wellbeing, bonding improvements, increased cardiovascular fitness, weight management, stronger muscles and bones and reduced blood pressure.
What is the Cost?: Owing to the various elements that may represent "a dog walk", charges can differ a great deal, and will be based on the time spent on each walk, the service provided, the area where you live and whether it is a one to one or group walk. The average cost of a single dog walk was reported to be between £10 and £11, in a survey completed in 2020.
What to Look For in a Dog Walker: Obviously as it is not necessary to hold any qualifications or certifications for dog walking, pretty much any Tom, Dick or Harry is able to set up shop as a dog walker and start running such a service, therefore you must be a bit attentive regarding who you pick to walk your dog in Weybridge.
Security concerns could possibly be involved as you could be allowing them access to your house so as to collect your dog or check up on your pets. A dog walker who has passed a police DBS check (formerly CRB check), will be much easier for you to trust. You may as well need to check if any potential Weybridge dog walker carries insurance, in case there any accidents involving your dog, some type of public liability cover would definitely be acceptable.
It might also be a good idea if any potential dog walker is introduced to your dog before making a decision so you can make sure that that they get on with each other.
Trade Bodies for Dog Walkers
The foremost trade association for dog walkers is the PDWA (Professional Dog Walkers Association), which was established in 2015 with the objective of implementing ethical and professional values for all dog walkers and establishing a set of trade standards which can be adopted by all professionals involved in dog walking. In what is acknowledged as a rapidly growing but mainly unregulated profession, having a bunch of rules that can be adopted by all dog walkers is crucial. Helping new dog walkers to set up and establish their businesses and supplying information to the general public when they're trying to find a dog walker, the PDWA is a certificated and highly respected association. There is also the National Association for Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers (NARPS) which is a source of training courses, information, software and insurance for pet sitters, dog walkers, pet businesses and pet owners all over the UK.
Dog walkers are available in Weybridge and also in: Addlestone, Byfleet, Hersham, Ashford, New Haw, St Georges Hill, Thorpe, Shepperton, Oatlands Park, Meadowlands, West Byfleet, Egham Hythe, Cobham, Walton-on-Thames, Woodham, and in these postcodes KT13 0DX, KT12 1AR, KT13 0AU, KT13 0EN, KT12, KT13 0JZ, KT13 0QD, KT13 0HD, KT13 0JL, KT13 0BL. Locally based Weybridge dog walkers will probably have the postcode KT13 and the dialling code 01932. Simply click the "quote" banner or form to get details about dog walking services in your location.
The Various Benefits of Using a Dog Walker in Weybridge
- Your Dog Can Be Walked While You're at Work
- Pet Behaviour Gets Better
- Increased Stimulation
- A Regular Routine for Your Dog
- Your Dog Will Get Walked Whatever the Weather
- More Socialisation for Your Dog
- Walking Improves Pet Health
- Less Feelings of Guilt for the Owner
- Better Mental Health for Your Dog
- Saves Time for the Owner
- Less Stress for You
Regulations and Legislation That May Affect Dog Walkers in Weybridge
- The Dogs Protection of Livestock Act 1953
- The Dog Fouling - Clean Neighbourhoods & Environment Act 2005
- The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991
- The Countryside and Right of Way Act 2000
- The Environmental Protection Act 1990
- The Dangerous Dogs Act 1997 (Amendment)
- The Animal Welfare Act 2006
- The Control of Dogs Order 1992
- The Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996
Surrey Dog Walker Enquiries
Recent Surrey dog walking customer enquiries: Rubie and Qasim Wallace recently asked for a quote for taking a boxer dog for a walk 3 times a week in Oxted, Surrey. Alexandru and Emaan Gallagher recently requested a quote for walking a golden retriever twice a day in Brockham. Bryn and Lexi Simms recently requested a quote for walking an alsation 4 times each week in North Holmwood. Aarush and Aya Griff recently asked for a quote for walking a dog every day in Effingham. Henry Knowles recently enquired about walking a jack russell every weekday in Felbridge. Anya and Macauley Banks recently enquired about the possibility of walking a dog in Staines. Yanis Churchill recently asked for a quote for walking a dog twice a day in Abinger. Reeva Goulding recently asked for a quote for walking a beagle once a day in Ripley, Surrey.
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Dog Walking Around Weybridge
Some Weybridge areas where dog walking has recently been undertaken - Summerleigh, Connaught Drive, Arlington Lodge, Crossfield Place, The Meades, The Villiers, Chaucer Avenue, Agnes Scott Court, Drynham Park, The Paddocks, Belmont, St Catherines, Churchill Drive, Churchfields Avenue, Seven Arches Approach, Blue Barn Lane, St Georges Avenue, Campbell Road, Charlton Kings, Sorbie Close, Church Street, Curzon Road, Dorney Grove, St Georges Road, The Mount, Dovecote Close, as well as these Weybridge area postcodes: KT13 0DX, KT12 1AR, KT13 0AU, KT13 0EN, KT12, KT13 0JZ, KT13 0QD, KT13 0HD, KT13 0JL, KT13 0BL.
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