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All about us

dog-walker.jpg is owned and run by me, Karen Harvey. I have lived with and owned dogs virtually my whole life and have been a dog walker for over five years. I am also currently studying canine behaviour and psychology with a view to becoming a qualified Dog Behaviourist Practitioner. I also have another person who accompanies me on all walks, so there are two pairs of eyes watching over your dogs at all times! We are both experienced, professional dog walkers, with regular clients in Cuffley, Cheshunt, Goffs Oak, Potters Bar and Cockfosters.

Between us we own three very active border collies and we understand the needs and time commitment it takes to care for a dog and give them the exercise and mental stimulation they need. This is why we decided to launch a dog walking service so that while you are away at the office or taking care of family commitments, you can be happy in the knowledge that your dog is being walked safely and looked after. We are extremely fond of the dogs we regularly walk, and treat them as we would our own.

We carefully select which dogs to walk together to ensure a happy sociable group. We do two or three daily group walks. Unfortunately, at present due to lack of time, we are not able to offer individual dog walks, nor will we take on dogs that exhibit dominant or aggressive behaviour

For your peace of mind

We are CRB checked and fully insured for dog walking and key-holding. Your security is important to us and house keys are never kept together with any addresses or identifying documents. We never exceed the amount of dogs we are insured to handle. (The legal maximum for any single dog walker at any one time is six dogs). Unfortunately there are a lot of walkers who do take on more dogs than they are insured for, which is irresponsible and dangerous.

We transport dogs in individual cages, so that they have their own space to relax on the journey – this is really important for your dog’s safety while travelling, and is far less stressful for dogs than being loose in the midst of several dogs in a confined space. The van is properly ventilated for your dog’s comfort.

Before we start walking your dog, we will visit you in your own home to discuss your needs in detail and so that you can meet us and we can see your dog in its own environment. We will take notes about your dog’s age, health, habits and foibles, and anything else that makes your pet unique! We will also need two emergency contact numbers and your vet details and contact information – just in case.

We will only walk your dog off lead with your written consent and only when we are confident that your dog will return reliably when called.

We carry a canine first aid kit in the van with us at all times and every possible care will be taken to keep your dog safe. If by any chance we are unable to contact you in an emergency and immediate medical attention is needed, we will take your dog to the nearest vet in the area.

If you’d like to have a chat with us about walking your dog,
please call 07976 601777

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