Dog walking
Dog walking

Dog walking FAQS

Taking your dog on a walk is meant to be an enjoyable and pleasurable activity, however, sadly in many circumstances; it can be a chore for both you and your dog! Our dog walking FAQS aim to try to help you get the most out of walking your dog.

Q: How do I stop my dog pulling!

When your dog is always pulling, it's a sign that he's trying to be dominant or perhaps he's just interested in something you've not noticed. For your dog to walk well on the lead, you both need to compromise! If you find he's constantly pulling, a dog walking harness that fits over his nose known as a gentle leader is a great idea and one of the best ways to put this bad habit to a stop. You can also make his walks more fun take a look at our dog walking FAQs for more info.

Q: How do I stop my dog attacking other dogs?

If your dog is aggressive on the lead, then this is a dangerous trait and something that can turn your walks into a nightmare. The bad news, if he's an older dog is that it's probably something that won't go away. The first thing we recommend is speaking to your local dog class as with a bit of socialization he may change. They'll also be able to assess your dog and give you their expert advice and answer your dog walking FAQs.

Q: How often should I walk my dog?

Vet's say that you should walk your dog at least two times a day and preferably three. Walking your dog doesn't have to be boring, and if you're finding it hard, then our Dog walking FAQs have a few suggestions that may make things easier.

Q: How can I make walks more fun?

Dog walking is meant to be time for your dog to relax, unwind and enjoy his surroundings. If you're getting bored with the regular walks, then spice things up a little! There's no reason you can't play games when you take your dog on a walk, and they can be fun for both of you! One thing to remember though is that a walk is your dog's time so try your best to make sure he enjoys it.

Q: My parents won't allow me to own a dog, what advice can you give?

Owning a dog is a great responsibility and even though you may be responsible, there may be other reasons why your family isn't able to take care of a dog! As you can see from our Dog walking FAQs, there are many dog walking services out there, and if you're keen on getting involved with animals, you could volunteer for your neighbors, animal shelter or perhaps even start your own dog walking service!

Q: Are dog walking services a good idea?

Sometimes walking your dog is difficult due to your work life or perhaps maybe you just don't have a place where you can walk him safely. For these situations, dog walking / pet sitting services are a great alternative. If you find it hard to walk your dog, then take a look at our other Dog walking FAQs maybe all you need is a bit of advice.

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