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Why use a professional dog walker?

If you work full time or cannot walk your dog yourself for whatever reason then contracting a professional dog walker is the idea resolve for you.

It is not about finding the cheapest dog walker you can, finding a professional or registered dog walker will bring you peace of mind because you can trust them and so it will be worth paying a little more, they will be a real dog lover and have all of the credentials to show you before you make your decision to employ them.

When you find a local dog walker these are some of the questions you should be asking before meeting them:-

Local Dog Walker
  • Can you tell me about your experience with dog walking?
  • Do you hold current pet sitting business insurance?
  • Do you hold a current criminal record check?
  • How many dogs do you walk at one time?
  • Do you hold any pet related certification or qualifications?
  • Are you a member of a dog walking or pet sitting trade association?
  • Do you have any references?
  • Can I talk with an existing client of yours?
  • Can my dog be let off the lead or I don’t want my dog let off the lead

After talking with a sitter if you feel you would like to meet them with your pet, arrange a visit at your home so they can meet with your dog and you can check their paperwork and sign service contracts or forms that will need to be filled in .

Your pet sitter should ask you to fill in a booking form where you can give all the relevant details about your pet including vet details, emergency contact numbers, return dates and times, medication information, notes about how the sitter should deal with certain behaviour the pet displays and also your dog walking service contract.

Finding a reliable, legitimate dog walker to care for your beloved pet couldn't be easier with NarpsUK a trade association for pet sitters and dog walkers.

Use our post code search to find a local dog walker or pet sitter then read their profile to assess whether their services fit your needs. Also read their feedback and star ratings.