Professional Dog Walkers

If you are elderly or incapacitated in some way then you might need to look at getting someone to assist with taking your dog for a walk or run so they get sufficient exercise.

If you work long hours and don’t have the time to take your dog for a walk or you don’t prefer to go out after hours then getting someone to walk your dog during the day might be your only alternative. A well exercised dog will not only be healthier but it will also be a happier pet and if the dog knows that there will be someone there to take it for a walk during the day it will be less likely to get bored and all the corresponding negative factors that go hand in hand with a bored dog.

These days this process is made a lot easier by the professional dog walking services that are available in most of the major cities and towns. These services will ensure that your dog will be getting it’s needed exercise and you will be arriving home each day to a happier pet.

The cost of these services is relatively inexpensive and the people that operate them are well trained to handle all sorts of dogs and their different personalities and behavior. You might just find that using such a service allows you to have a more well trained dog as many of the people who run these services are also involved in dog training.

If you do decide to hire a dog walking service it is wise to go with the handler at least once to see how they handle your pet and how your pet responds to them to ensure that your dog will be happy when you are not there.   

Please note: This article is part of a collection of dog-related content that we purchased the rights to. Opinions expressed may or may not agree with those espoused by Master Dog Trainer Adam G. Katz. When in doubt, please refer to the advice given in Adam’s dog training book.  This article is provided for your enjoyment, only. It’s relevance to real world working dog training may be limited.