Dog Walking Tips

Here are a few things to remember and practice when preparing for a walk with your dog: 1) Make sure your dog is in a calm state before opening the front door to leave, and be sure he remains calm once the...

The Importance of Dog Walking Insurance

Whether you’re looking to hire a dog walker or you want to become a professional one, I cannot stress enough the importance of insurance and being bonded. As a professional dog walker myself, it was one of...

Walking Your Dog in Winter

The cold weather is upon us and there are a few things to keep in mind when walking your dog. 1) Depending where you live, some cities insist on over-salting, therefore making it really difficult for your...
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Becoming A Professional Dog Walker, Part 1

People often tell me I have a very cool job and they’d love to be able to spend the day walking dogs. I couldn’t agree with them more but in all honesty, it’s not all fun and games. Being a professional...
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How much exercise does my dog need?

They say a tired dog is a good dog, or at least an “easier to manage” dog. No matter what size your dog, they need an outlet for their energy, be it in the form of a walk, run, or even a mental game....
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Teaching a Dog to Walk on Leash

They say “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” but we couldn’t disagree more! While teaching a dog to walk on leash is much easier when they’re younger, this doesn’t mean you can’t teach an...

Walking a Puppy

If you're reading this article, chances are you just brought home your new puppy. Congratulations! It's time to master walking him/her on a leash. You're in a great position: a young pup is ready to learn and...
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Hiring a Dog Walker

Are you considering hiring a dog walker? Whether you need an extra hand because of your busy schedule or you’re just not able to meet the physical demands of your pooch, here are some very important things...